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Too Much False Rape? | MetaTalk
The moderators at Metafilter are among the most conscientious I’ve seen anywhere, but jeez this is excruciating:
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15 hours ago
But for the video… - The Washington Post
RT : *Seven* cops and prosecutors swore that a Louisiana man assaulted a cop. Cell phone video showed that they all lied.
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yesterday
Netflix and Net Neutrality | stratechery by Ben Thompson
RT : Sooooo.…

Would you rather pay a higher bill to subsidize your neighbor's Netflix binging or have metered broadband?
from twitter
yesterday
Mugar Omni Theater Introduction - Who Put the Bomp? - YouTube
Nimoy intro to the Omni Theater at BOS Museum of Science. (via Mefi)
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yesterday
(500) http://www.ghostinthemachine.net/2014-in-film/
Because word is that late is still better than never, GitM's Top 25 Films of 2014, at last.
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yesterday
More questions over the Gemalto hack - YouTube
RT : Re-up from last night: Australian intel chiefs questioned over Gemalto hack. Their responses are cringe-worthy.
from twitter
2 days ago
Court Attire Program  - Mobile Edition - Fairfax County, Virginia
While Twitter talks about , we have a courtroom attire donation program for survivors of domestic violence:
TheDress  from twitter_favs
2 days ago
Workshop on Continuing Innovation in Information Technology
RT : How does foundational research enable billion-dollar IT industries? Swap stories at the upcoming workshop
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2 days ago
The case for faculty self-governance | An und für sich
the very large and expensive management class that has taken over universities in recent decades is an utter failure
highered  university  education  research 
3 days ago
Universities, Mismanagement, and Permanent Crisis | Gerry Canavan
RT : I wrote this earlier but I’m still angry. “UNIVERSITIES, MISMANAGEMENT, AND PERMANENT CRISIS”
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3 days ago
News from The Associated Press
*sad trombone* MT Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel forced into April runoff election after failing to win majority:
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4 days ago
We don’t need more STEM majors. We need more STEM majors with liberal arts training. - The Washington Post
RT @SteveBellovin: YES: “We don’t need more STEM majors. We need more STEM majors with liberal arts training.”
education  liberalarts  stem 
5 days ago
The Oscars and learning the craft of being good -- Fusion
RT : Jay Smooth on not assuming that we are already good enough and moral enough: Also, the Oscars.
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5 days ago
Port Authority Didn't Want Homeless People To Get 'Too Comfortable’ With Free Blankets | ThinkProgress
RT : Homeless people are dying in the cold but sure let’s quibble over whether free blankets make them too comfortable
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6 days ago
"You blew it, and you blew it big!" | MetaFilter
Another round of eternal September - vos Savant’s Monty Hall problem (Is our children learning?)
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8 days ago
Gio can't hide excitement to be part of Nats' rotation | MLB.com
Baseball, people! on pitching this yr: “If you like pancakes, we're stacked. That's how we are.”
nats  from twitter
8 days ago
Mac - Shop Macbook Notebooks & Desktops - Apple Store (U.S.)
RT : users: Here's the best fucking way to rid yourself of the Superfish malware:
Lenovo  from twitter
8 days ago
Shakesville: The Falsest of False Equivalencies
RT : If you read that piece in the Times about social media pile-ons, definitely read this from
from twitter
9 days ago
Herrenvolk democracy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
RT : 3. Which turned Guiliani's verbal diarrhea into a classic expression of the fascist mindset. A "herrenvolk manifesto"
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10 days ago
Log In - The New York Times
RT : The irreplaceable "Above all, I have been a sentient being, a thinking animal, on this beautiful planet"
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10 days ago
Go on the Daily Show! | The Big Picture
RT : 2) Don’t go on TV if you are an idiot.

An obviously widely overlooked rule, as # of idiots on TV attests to.

2/5
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11 days ago
GOP Congress On The Verge Of A Meltdown - Forbes
Well. This seems bad. RT : GOP Congress On The Verge Of A Meltdown
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11 days ago
Get Ready for $10 Oil - Bloomberg View
RT : $10 Oil -WTF? Oil is headed in one direction as supplies rise, demand falls, by via
from twitter
11 days ago
Georgia Republicans look to cut early voting again | MSNBC
RT : Georgia moving to cut early voting from 21 to 12 days, w/ only 4 hours on weekends. 44 % Georgians voted early in '14
from twitter
11 days ago
Jonathan Ive and the Future of Apple - The New Yorker
Jony Ive on the Isaacson Jobs biography: ‘“My regard couldn’t be any lower,” he said, with unusual heat.’
apple  design  history 
12 days ago
VDOT Snow Plowing
PSA: VDOT has a snow plow tracker!
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13 days ago
Rhiannon Giddens: "Waterboy" - David Letterman - YouTube
RT : Showed this clip of on Letterman. Halfway through: “I’ll go buy her album right now.”
from twitter
14 days ago
Amelia Greenhall on scriptogr.am
RT : A woman in tech writes about silencing women in tech. He responds by having the piece taken down. Um.
from twitter
15 days ago
Apple’s Tim Cook Skewers Those Who Don’t Protect Privacy - Washington Wire - WSJ
RT : Apple CEO Tim Cook has strong words for those who don't protect privacy online.
from twitter
15 days ago
We are way past joking. | MetaFilter
re Boston:

Well, hello, climate change.

Too bad about US not funding infrastructure all these yrs, huh?
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16 days ago
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