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Jun 23, 2018

Seattle Music and Arts Pioneer

Interview starts at 9:38 and ends at 44:45

“There it was, the [Seattle] head tax. ‘We’re going to do it, this is what we’re going to do. It’s going to address homelessness. We’ll collect the money--we don’t know how we’re going to spend it yet, but we’re going to hit these businesses with this tax.’ That’s just not the way to govern, in my opinion.”

News

Atul Gawande to head Amazon-Berkshire-JP Morgan health organization, as covered in The New York Times and The Washington Post

Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End by Atul Gawande

Amazon Prime Day 2018 will begin July 16, according to a Techradar scoop.

TechRadar’s Prime Day hub

Supreme Court ruling allowing states to force online retailers to collect sales tax (Bloomberg and Recode)

Alexa in hotels

Google Home

Hub by Amazon

Tech Tip

Fire TV Cube

Interview with Ricardo Frazer

Sir Mix-a-Lot (Wikipedia)

Sir Mix-a-Lot web site

Zaki-Rose

Western States Arts Federation (WESTAF)

Seattle Theatre Group

4Culture

“Amazon to Share New Building with Homeless Shelter in Seattle” by Nick Wingfield at The New York Times - May 10, 2017

Mary’s Place

“Jeff Bezos Wants Ideas for Philanthropy, So He Asked Twitter” by Nick Wingfield at The New York Times - June 15, 2017

Next Week’s Guest

Kathy Lynn Emerson, author of Crime & Punctuation (Deadly edits).

Music for my podcast is from an original Thelonius Monk composition named "Well, You Needn't." This version is "Ra-Monk" by Eval Manigat on the "Variations in Time: A Jazz Perspective" CD by Public Transit Recording" CD.

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