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Is a Productivity Boom Next? (nytimes.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 22 Feb 2018  2 comments, latest an hour ago
Funny to see the NYT paying lip service to the fact that current money bomb policy may in fact unplug a lot of economic pipes. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/0 I think it is...

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James Damore just filed a class action lawsuit against Google, saying it discriminates against white male conservatives (yahoo.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 8 Jan 2018  48 comments, latest 3 days ago
Anyone think this has a chance against Google? https://www.yahoo.com/news/jam #discrimination

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Packing up and moving out: Bay Area exodus continues (mercurynews.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 8 Feb 2018  Posted 14 days ago
https://www.mercurynews.com/20 People are leaving Silicon Valley nearly as quickly as they are coming in. Between July 2015 and July 2017, the region gained 44,732 immigrants but lost 44,102 residents to...

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CO2 greenhouse effect in details (scienceofdoom.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 10 Jan 2018  74 comments, latest a month ago
Direct proofs of the greenhouse effect created by CO2. https://scienceofdoom.com/road "What is interesting is seeing the actual values of longwave radiation at the earth’s surface and the comparison 1-d simulations...

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The West Faces Up to Reality: China Won’t Become ‘More Like Us’ (wsj.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 14 Dec 2017  7 comments, latest 2 months ago
https://www.wsj.com/articles/t Duuuuhhhhhhh!#internationalPol

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More Bitcoin analysis (gcn.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 14 Dec 2017  2 comments, latest 2 months ago
Learning a bit more about this: The ideas behind bitcoin are in some ways similar to Uber: workaround any centralized controls imposed by states and banks, cut layers of established...

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WeCroak the app that reminds you you are going to die (theatlantic.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 13 Dec 2017  3 comments, latest 2 months ago
Is that inspired? https://www.theatlantic.com/ma #apps

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Divided we code
by Heraclitusstudent on 8 Dec 2017  Posted 2 months ago
http://money.cnn.com/technolog CNN on silicon valley.... - On censorship of Google and others: "Being conservative in tech, they say, is enough to threaten their jobs. Aaron Ginn founded Lincoln Network, a...

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Living in cars, working for Amazon: meet America's new nomads (theguardian.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 5 Dec 2017  74 comments, latest 2 months ago
https://www.theguardian.com/co Not a race to the bottom?#economy

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Republicans actually believe climate is warming, and would support regulating CO2 as a pollutant (scientificamerican.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 1 Dec 2017  5 comments, latest 3 months ago
An analysis of voter opinions finds that half of Republican voters think climate change is happening, and would support regulating CO2 as a pollutant. Christopher Intagliata reports.Representative Lamar Smith of...

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If Saudi Arabia Reforms.... (nytimes.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 16 Nov 2017  2 comments, latest 3 months ago
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/1 "It took the West being heavily hit by Islamist terrorism for it to appreciate fully the measure of this menace, long camouflaged. Indeed, even as Saudi leaders were shaking...

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Slaughterbots
by Heraclitusstudent on 14 Nov 2017  15 comments, latest 3 months ago
In case you are not scared enough about the future: #future

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Podcast: How Money Corrupts Congress and a Plan to Stop It (longnow.org)
by Heraclitusstudent on 9 Nov 2017  3 comments, latest 3 months ago
#politicsThis is not a partisan issue and should be #1 on everyone agenda:2012, Long Now Foundation podcast: http://longnow.org/seminars/02

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Tracking signs of the next recession
by Heraclitusstudent on 2 Nov 2017  36 comments, latest 3 months ago
Give it a year. Maybe less. #investing

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Flake's photo in the NYT (nytimes.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 6 Nov 2017  2 comments, latest 4 months ago
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/1 In a Democracy, There Can Be No Bystanders"...until now I didn’t fully grasp the level of anxiety and real pain that exists across the country due to the state...

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Sexual Victimization by Women Is More Common Than Previously Known (scientificamerican.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 6 Nov 2017  4 comments, latest 4 months ago
https://www.scientificamerican "Our findings might be critically viewed as an effort to upend a women’s rights agenda that focuses on the sexual threat posed by men. To the contrary, we argue...

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So you think you cannot be manipulated? (ted.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 30 Oct 2017  6 comments, latest 4 months ago
We're building a dystopia just to make people click on adshttps://www.ted.com/talks/z

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Someone is not clear on the concept of bacon... (techcrunch.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 24 Oct 2017  2 comments, latest 4 months ago
CRISPR’d pigs could produce low-fat baconhttps://techcrunch.com/20

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How AI and robots are eating desperately-needed jobs in India (zdnet.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 20 Oct 2017  4 comments, latest 4 months ago
This is not a race to the bottom.... http://www.zdnet.com/article/h At this rate, over a 100 million youth will have no jobs by 2025 under Modi's watch.

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NSA's use of 'traffic shaping' allows unrestrained spying on Americans (zdnet.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 22 Jun 2017  3 comments, latest 4 months ago
It's for your own good: http://www.zdnet.com/article/l
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