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10 days ago by rboone
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RT : The official portraits. Barack Obama by Kehinde Wiley. Michelle Obama by Amy Sherald.
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10 days ago by brunoboutot
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The Department of Homeland Security is out with a press release this morning attacking NBC that sounds an awful lot…
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10 days ago by andriak
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At the nexus of urban sprawl, population growth, wages, and land values.
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10 days ago by ursamajor
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Will be interesting to see if this sentiment is applied when the next lawsuit is not decided in GOP favor -- will t…
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10 days ago by andriak
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Our Beauty Editor gets up close and personal with one of our most frequently-asked questions.
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10 days ago by ursamajor
Magical Healing is Terrifying
can we take a moment to just think about how incredibly scary magical healing is in-context?
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10 days ago by spaceninja
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For the ACLU blog, I wrote up some tips for staying safe when speaking out about harassment:
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10 days ago by hypatia
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For the ACLU blog, I wrote up some tips for staying safe when speaking out about harassment:
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10 days ago by hyperfekt
'We are being targeted': Voodoo believers fear a backlash | Fox News
BOSTON – Two separate crimes against children in recent days have one haunting similarity: authorities have pointed to Voodoo rituals as a possible motive. via Pocket
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10 days ago by Buffalo_Goku
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RT : So many of the people who talked to me for this story wanted anonymity not because they feared their former boss, b…
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10 days ago by pgroce
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Pretty ominous tweet. Since the next governor can't prosecute people, how does the Republican candidate for governo…
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10 days ago by andriak
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Not surprising. They funded the development and manufacture of pirate cards for the itv digital boxes to try to sin…
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10 days ago by mathewi
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"Content producers are responsible for driving their own numbers: This means they must produce a lot of videos to see what clicks, and they must produce increasingly self-referential videos that strategically emphasize belonging and the merchandise that signifies it. They are incentivized to intensify the feelings of us vs. them, because embattled loyalty churns clicks and sells shirts."
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10 days ago by poploser
New York Attorney General files suit against Weinstein Company, allegi
New York Attorney General files suit against Weinstein Company, alleging civil rights violations http://ift.tt/2swsglB Prospective http://ift.tt/2EjDv1W February 12, 2018 at 05:24PM

An expected sale of the indelibly tainted Weinstein Company has hit a snag in the form of a lawsuit from New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s office.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the suit against Harvey Weinstein, Bob Weinstein, and The Weinstein Company alleges “a years-long gender-based hostile work environment, a pattern of quid pro quo sexual harassment, and routine misuse of corporate resources for unlawful ends.” In short, Schneiderman contends that the company, which recently sold off lingering assets like the hit sequel Paddington 2, violated its employees’ civil rights.

This lawsuit is only the latest in Weinstein-related legal troubles, which include a class action civil racketeering lawsuit, but it arrived at a pivotal moment. An investor group led by Maria Contreras-Sweet had been in negotiations to buy TWC for $500 million–and install a female-majority board, for a measure of poetic justice–but the sale is now uncertain.

In a statement regarding the suit, AG Schneiderman said, “Any sale of The Weinstein Company must ensure that victims will be compensated, employees will be protected going forward, and that neither perpetrators nor enablers will be unjustly enriched.”

Read the full story here.

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10 days ago by SergioWerner
A German court just ruled that Facebook illegally uses personal data
A German court just ruled that Facebook illegally uses personal data http://ift.tt/2sqWM00 Prospective http://ift.tt/2EBeylS February 12, 2018 at 05:24PM

A regional court in Berlin said Monday that Facebook isn’t doing a good enough job of telling its users how it uses their personal data, and ruled the collection of such data illegal, Reuters reported.

A German consumer advocacy group, the Federation of German Consumer Organizations (vzvb), said the court had decided that several of Facebook’s default security settings were in breach of the law.

“Facebook hides default settings that are not privacy-friendly in its privacy center,” Heiko Duenkel, the vzvb’s litigation policy officer, told Reuters, “and does not provide sufficient information about it when users register.”

The vzvb had argued in court that Facebook, by default, always gave away a user’s location to anyone he or she was chatting with—and that it made it possible for search engines to link to users’ profiles. The organization believes the company doesn’t do enough to help users understand their privacy settings and how to modify them.

One concern highlighted by the consumer rights group was that, in Facebook’s app for smartphones, a service was pre-activated that revealed the user’s location to the person they were chatting to. Also, in the privacy settings, ticks were already placed in boxes that allowed search engines to link to the user’s timeline, meaning anyone would be able quickly and easily to find a user’s profile.

Facebook says it’s appealing the judgement, and that it has already updated many of the settings in its privacy center.

Last month, in advance of new European regulations governing companies’ use of personal data, Facebook unveiled what it calls its privacy principles for the first time. It also said it would soon be launching a fully fledged privacy center.

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10 days ago by SergioWerner
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Yes, you CAN find this actual book on Amazon, or snag a .pdf of it online. 😄
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10 days ago by verwinv
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Stop calling Donald Trump's infrastructure proposal a "$1.5 trillion plan".

$1.3 trillion of it is money that they…
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10 days ago by andriak
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Spent the entire weekend with nothing better to do than faff around with perf stuff on my website. Kinda proud, I'm…
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10 days ago by gesteves
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Random NBA idea: instead of shortening the schedule, cap the number of games played by individual players. So, e.g.…
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10 days ago by mattlehrer
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壹電視是混蛋媒體。小朋友作法不可取:1、貨幣不能郵寄;2、地震捐款不能捐給私人,應捐到專用帳號;3、縣長公務繁忙官司纏身不可能抽出時間幫忙處理;4、所謂拋磚引玉完全不可取,不值得鼓勵。沒有新聞價值的話題,靠政府公關群組「爆料」上新…
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10 days ago by fankt
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Ok, cool. No worries! I was just at first like "wait why is Dan hating on javascript…
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10 days ago by dshaw
Unanswered emails were the bane of my life - until I spent a month in search of inbox nirvana | Technology | The Guardian
Is your life weighed down by thousands of emails? Moya Sarner’s was too. So she decided to try all the top recommended techniques to stop the deluge
10 days ago by mwa4
Rebecca Dart on Twitter: "Early Permian animal the semi-aquatic Cotylorhynchus. Yes, it's head is actually that small. The trees are calamities, giant horsetail plants that grew to be 100 feet tall.… https://t.co/iccUpNCwm1"
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Early Permian animal the semi-aquatic Cotylorhynchus. Yes, it's head is actually that small. The trees are calamities, giant horsetail plants that grew to be 100 feet tall. pic.twitter.com/fEMucJUHlr

— Rebecca Dart (@R_Dart) February 12, 2018
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10 days ago by Ryanvlower
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Favorite tweet: jeremybowers

Modern computing is faster, more secure, and

*presses finger to ear*

Wait, I’m hearing that if you name your thumb drive properly, you can execute arbitrary code on Linux.

Shut it down.https://t.co/28uNVU0Z16 pic.twitter.com/0w538vUpJA

— Jeremy Bowers (@jeremybowers) February 12, 2018

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10 days ago by tswaterman
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DH is not the saviour of the humanities, as some have touted it. As a window into a differe…
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10 days ago by jbfink
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RT : Me sorprende el carnaval de borrachera que estoy viendo. Disfrazarse con la única excusa de ir paseando bebido por…
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10 days ago by deckard67
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So at the end of the day if you're building a client project in WordPress that's aimed to be completed between 6 mo…
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10 days ago by jchristopher
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Facebook: tu devrais créer une page pour que toute la planète soit au courant de ton actualité !
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10 days ago by motdiem
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I just saw this picture of TLJ before they CGI'ed the puffins into porgs and I love it
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10 days ago by leonsp
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I just saw this picture of TLJ before they CGI'ed the puffins into porgs and I love it
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10 days ago by pippinjack
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I just saw this picture of TLJ before they CGI'ed the puffins into porgs and I love it
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10 days ago by jasonsanders
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I just saw this picture of TLJ before they CGI'ed the puffins into porgs and I love it
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10 days ago by aidan_walsh
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"Ruined career" is an... interesting way to describe someone currently cake-walking **JUMANJI 2** to a $900 million…
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10 days ago by brundlefly
What is Design Thinking and Why Is It So Popular? | Interaction Design Foundation
he Take Away
Design Thinking is essentially a problem-solving approach specific to design, which involves assessing known aspects of a problem and identifying the more ambiguous or peripheral factors that contribute to the conditions of a problem. This contrasts with a more scientific approach where the concrete and known aspects are tested in order to arrive at a solution. Design Thinking is an iterative process in which knowledge is constantly being questioned and acquired so it can help us redefine a problem in an attempt to identify alternative strategies and solutions that might not be instantly apparent with our initial level of understanding. Design Thinking is often referred to as ‘outside the box thinking’, as designers are attempting to develop new ways of thinking that do not abide by the dominant or more common problem-solving methods – just like artists do. At the heart of Design Thinking is the intention to improve products by analysing how users interact with products and investigating the conditions in which they operate. Design Thinking offers us a means of digging that bit deeper to uncover ways of improving user experiences.
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10 days ago by schifferino
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like they have the small one you know. but what if they had... a smaller one. a pocket instant pot. enough for like…
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10 days ago by jbfink
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“The seeming haplessness of YouTube in the face of its own algorithms, then, is not accidental. It has become conventional wisdom that YouTube has lost control of its platform to its algorithms, which, for instance, automatically restrict any and all LGBTQ+ content but encourage people to watch Nazi and alt-right content and create child-traumatizing clickbait. But rather than a loss of control, these outcomes prove YouTube is functioning as intended. By design, YouTube has little direct control over what its platform shows to any particular viewer compared with, say, NBC. Despite making some shows, YouTube’s primary business is not producing or even curating content; it is brokering as many matches as possible between content, viewers, and advertisers.”

The monsters YouTube has created.
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10 days ago by poploser
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Anti-GOOGLE Protesters Target San Jose Mayor…
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10 days ago by Buffalo_Goku
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Great question: "Why is this not a movie?" asks . Background:
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10 days ago by saxwell
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I loved that book too. The whole time I was reading it I thought "They should make a movie of this starrin…
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10 days ago by KMcGrane
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I’m working out of the Toronto office all this week. If you know of a restaurant or bar or coffee shop I should che…
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10 days ago by sillygwailo
Topic: Versions Section Editor « WordPress.org Forums
That way of working is an intended feature. And it is specifically done to integrate nicely with the BU Section Editing plugin.

It allows the user to draft a clone version and work on sections they don’t have access to (i.e. unaccessible pages/posts). Yet the user without access can not publish the section post. They can submit their drafts for review (to be published). Someone with the proper access capability (i.e. that section’s editor or an editor/admin in general) can publish the pending drafts.
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10 days ago by joebanks
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Contrary to popular belief, the word "forte" is pronounced like "fort", unless it is being used as a musical term.…
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10 days ago by stealingsand
Opinion | The Songs That Bind - The New York Times
Wann wird unser Musikgeschmack geprägt? Die kurze Antwort: mit 13 (Mädchen), mit 14 (Jungs). Die Daten von Musikstreaming-Diensten belegen das. Jetzt weiß ich also, warum ich allein für „Purple Rain“ eine tiefe Dankbarkeit spüre.
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