“Slate Homes can take advantage of small projects in remote locations that other builders wouldn’t be able to. For instance, taking on a 12 home pocket community in a small resort town in North Carolina will help Geehan ramp up scale. Some builders take the work to the market, but Slate takes the home to the market.”
“Umbrella is an app that’s meant to connect these people with each other, through a marketplace with a membership model. The app lets seniors sign up for “jobs” and provide their services, like mowing a lawn or painting a fence.
The jobs are charged around $20 an hour, and Umbrella keeps $4 of that. The neighbors can choose to make less money, and the difference goes toward cheaper work for lower-income seniors.
Umbrella costs $199 a year to join. The startup was co-founded by CEO Lindsay Ullman and President Sam Gerstenzang. Both worked at Sidewalk Labs previously, among other places.”
“I’m so fascinated by the unique landscapes in the American Southwest . The dynamic patterns and formations become so stunning and dramatic from an aerial perspective. This is a short collection of some aerial footage I shot one morning while filming for ‘Space to Roam.’ ”
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and The National Review’s Ramesh Ponnuru join Judy Woodruff to discuss the latest in politics, including brewing tensions between progressive and moderate House Democrats, President Trump’s executive action on acquiring citizenship data, the role of money in politics and remembering Ross Perot.