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There's nothing wrong with stores staying open on Thanksgiving - Vox
quick guess who wrote this RT : There's nothing wrong with stores staying open on Thanksgiving
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19 hours ago
Uber’s data-sucking Android app is dangerously close to malware | Cult of Mac
RT : "Uber's data-sucking Android app is dangerously close to malware", - "there's something very wrong with this company"
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yesterday
Uber’s data-sucking Android app is dangerously close to malware | Cult of Mac
RT : "The [Uber] app even checks your neighbor’s Wi-Fi & sends back info on the router’s capabilities, frequency & SSID."
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yesterday
Cleveland Police Open Carry Policy Released | Ohio Law & Politics | News
Cleveland Ohio, where that boy was shot 2 seconds after a cop saw him with a toy gun is OPEN CARRY?
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yesterday
Cleveland Police Kill 12-Year-Old Boy Seconds After Responding To Toy Gun Disturbance
Two seconds! RT : Tamir was 12 years old. The officer who killed him thought he was 20.
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yesterday
Barack Obama, Ferguson, and the Evidence of Things Unsaid - The Atlantic
RT : "Property damage and looting have been the most effective tools of social progress for white people in America."
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yesterday
Untitled (http://www.newrepublic.com/article/120421/darren-wilson-testimony-and-bill-cosby-interview-show-how-power-works)
RT : This Is What Power Looks Like: Rebecca Traister discusses the manipulations of Bill Cosby, Darren Wilson & UVA frats.
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yesterday
Feds Probing Arson of Michael Brown Sr.'s Church - NBC News
RT : Michael Brown,Sr.’s church was set on fire. Pastor suspects supporters of ,Jr.’s killer.
MichaelBrown  from twitter
yesterday
Chronicle of a Riot Foretold in Ferguson - The New Yorker
RT @kaysteiger: This last paragraph of @jelani9’s piece on #Ferguson is brutal, excellent:
currentevents  obama  civilrights  justice  legal  Ferguson 
2 days ago
Impudence, We know through painful experience that freedom is...
RT : So pissed off today I can't talk. Here's someone else's words. You may have heard them before.
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2 days ago
A Letter to My Nephew | The Progressive
James Baldwin - A Letter to My Nephew. “They are in effect still trapped in a history which they do not understand…”
racism  civilrights 
2 days ago
Press Release | Press Releases | Newsroom | Tim Kaine | U.S. Senator for Virginia
VA Sen. Kaine calls on authorities to show respect for freedom of expression.
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3 days ago
ECHIDNE OF THE SNAKES: Uber. On "New" Alternatives To Traditional Worker-Employer Arrangements
RT : Uber. On "New" Alternatives To Traditional Worker-Employer Arrangements
Useful stuff, even if I say so myself.
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3 days ago
Understanding the Economics of Uber
No, really, even setting aside the bro-assholes in charge, this is a compelling economic analysis of Uber:
apps  gadgets  technology  economics 
3 days ago
Police: Woman allegedly kills herself with gun bought to prepare for Ferguson unrest - CNN.com
RT : Police: Woman allegedly kills herself by accident with gun bought anticipating Ferguson unrest.
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4 days ago
Why women leave tech: what the research says - Google Docs
RT : FANTASTIC summary of studies on why women leave tech by . PLEASE RT!
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4 days ago
Moyers & Company | BillMoyers.com
RT : Tax-Dodging Wal-Mart Holds Another Food Drive for Its Impoverished Workers |
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5 days ago
Universitybot Responds: Gang Rape as “Sexual Misconduct” | The Infernal Machine
RT : "an institution committed to nothing but its own mechanisms" Gang Rape as “Sexual Misconduct”
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5 days ago
A Message from President Sullivan Regarding Sexual Violence | UVA Today
Better. RT : . has shut down all frats until January 9, effective immediately.
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5 days ago
PETER DAOU
Hey friends, just updated my personal site:
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5 days ago
Untitled (http://www.nytimes.com/glogin?URI=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nytimes.com%2F2014%2F11%2F23%2Farts%2Fbill-cosby.html%3F_r%3D2)
RT : Why do so many rape survivors stay silent? Well, there's this: Standing ovations for Bill Cosby at Florida show.
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5 days ago
jessjacobs – On Wasting My Time – The Numbers
RT : This is a must-read, tour de force for the whole movement. "Stop wasting my life" from
epatient  from twitter
6 days ago
-- SECURITY: Cyberattackers have penetrated U.S. infrastructure systems -- NSA chief -- Friday, November 21, 2014 -- www.eenews.net
he head of the National Security Agency and the U.S. Cyber Command said yesterday that unnamed foreign nations and groups have gained the technical capability to take down control systems that operate U.S. power grids, water systems and other critical infrastructure.
cf  security  cybersecurity 
6 days ago
The Cavalier Daily :: UPDATE: Mark Filip will not serve as independent counsel due to Phi Kappa Psi affiliation
Good, but no one thought to check first? And Filip didn’t immediately mention it? What is wrong with people.
UVA  from twitter
6 days ago
Log In - The New York Times
Really enjoyed this NYTMag piece about passwords -
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6 days ago
UVA Rector Issues Statement in Response to Rolling Stone Article - NBC29 WVIR Charlottesville, VA News, Sports and Weather
UVA appoints an independent counsel. Rumor has it he is a ‘brother’ of the frat in question. *headdesk*
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6 days ago
Why Gruber-gate Is So Devastating to Democrats | The Fiscal Times
RT : Idea that exchange customers must shop every yr for a new plan to maintain subsidy was not disclosed in the debate
from twitter
6 days ago
"We will need writers who can remember freedom": Ursula K Le Guin at the National Book Awards | parker higgins dot net
Ursula K. Leguin: “We live in capitalism. Its power seems inescapable. So did the divine right of kings.”
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6 days ago
Presidential Actions | The White House
President Obama signed a tweet tonight: Wondering what exec order(s) he'll sign:
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7 days ago
Why Elizabeth Warren would be a very dangerous candidate in 2016 - The Washington Post
This is what I get for scanning WaPo front page. headlines like this. Why “dangerous”? To whom, precisely? So loaded.
from twitter
7 days ago
Log In - The New York Times
RT : I like how this feature on the secret life of passwords integrated interactivity into a narrative:
longform  from twitter
7 days ago
On HTML5 and the Group That Rules the Web
That LRT is from @ftrain’s new piece on web standards, which I’m settling in with a glass of so-so merlot to read.
web  ftrain  standards 
7 days ago
So much to re-learn - Now This
Hey NowThis/Steve Bogart is back and blogging!
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8 days ago
The Making of the Warrior Cop | Mother Jones
RT : Nail in the coffin for me: they sponsored a huge police militarization expo, according to
from twitter
8 days ago
Can We Trust Uber? — Medium
RT : My instincts were anti-Uber even before I had learned about Uber having broadcast passenger locations to strangers:
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8 days ago
Uber looking into violations of its 'God View' customer-tracking app
Hmm. “God view.” Been in/around tech for decades, but the breathtaking arrogance still astounds me sometimes.
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8 days ago
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