Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers How Indian Americans Came to Run Half of All U.S. Motels

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers How Indian Americans Came to Run Half of All U.S. Motels

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As a new immigrant to the United States in the early 1970s, Jayantibhai Patel slept very little. By day he held down a job at a bank in San Francisco. By night he toiled in the city’s run-down Tenderloin district at the Vincent Hotel, a property he had acquired not long after moving to the…

Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers Meet the 11% of Americans who don’t use the internet

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers Meet the 11% of Americans who don’t use the internet

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  Every morning, Minnie Simpson wakes up at 7:15AM, reads the Houston Chronicle, eats 3 French prunes, and takes a stroll around the neighborhood. On her route, the 76-year-old Texan passes by the local elementary school just as parents drop off their children for the day, Across the street, Simpson swishes by in a green…