Today’s Word: obviate (verb) – To obviate (AHB-vee-ate) is to anticipate and prevent something or to make something unnecessary. As used by the entrepreneur Sam Altman: “Technology magnifies differences, and it’s been replacing or obviating jobs for a long time. But what happens as that case accelerates? I’m not one of those doomsayers who says, ‘There will be no jobs.’”
Did You Know?: When a female horse and a male donkey mate, the offspring is a mule. When a male horse and a female donkey mate, the offspring is a hinny.
Worth Quoting: “The test of a man or woman’s breeding is how they behave in a quarrel. Anybody can behave well when things are going smoothly.” – George Bernard Shaw
Lost faith in humanity? Need a break from all the dismal news? I could watch this video for hours…