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Access denied: Reporters say federal officials, data increasingly off limits - The Washington Post
RT : The federal government has walled off its scientists and scientific information from journalists/the public
from twitter
yesterday
Ellen Pao and the Sexism You Can’t Quite Prove -- NYMag
It is pervasive. It is persistent. And it is so, so exhaustin
society  tech  women  wit 
yesterday
Breaking News, U.S., World, Weather, Entertainment & Video News - CNN.com
RT : "Hmm, I'm not sure if my connection is bad or my email is just slow. I"ll load to check." - me, for the last 20 years
from twitter
yesterday
Tim Cook: Pro-discrimination ‘religious freedom’ laws are dangerous - The Washington Post
Powerful. RT : There’s something very dangerous happening in states across the country.
from twitter
2 days ago
How Facebook is becoming the Wal-Mart for news - LA Times
RT : "Facebook is going to be a newspaper for millions of people. That’s just the reality," says .
from twitter
2 days ago
Cookies Disabled | Sun Journal
VA doc refuses to do therapeutic amputation for vet, says she’s “too pretty.” Prefers life of constant pain for her?
from twitter
2 days ago
The 5 Biases Pushing Women Out of STEM - HBR
5 biases pushing women out of STEM. #1: Prove it. Again. And again. And again.
women  wit  technology  stem 
3 days ago
5by5 | Hypercritical #42: The Wrong Guy
I also read the Isaacson bio when it came out. And found it superficial. But explains its flaws best here:
from twitter
3 days ago
Want to help prevent online bullying? Comment on Facebook | ideas.ted.com
RT : "Nothing prepared me for this." GO READ what happened after TED posted 's talk.
from twitter
4 days ago
White House announces plan to fight antibiotic-resistant bacteria - The Washington Post
RT : Antibiotic-resistant bacteria is a mounting problem that kills 23k Americans each year
from twitter
4 days ago
REALLY THAT GOOD - Announcement Trailer - YouTube
Cc for C. RT : Being Hypercritical also means being critical of criticism. I hope this is good:
from twitter
4 days ago
Untitled (http://talkingpointsmemo.com/dc/harry-reid-retires-successor)
RT : "Old white guys unite around old white guy" is such a wonderful message for Senate Dems to be sending
from twitter
4 days ago
Big Banks Threaten to Pull Campaign... - BECAUSE FINANCE IS BORING
RT : Oh, I'm sure this won't backfire: Big Banks Threaten to Pull Campaign $ Bcuz of
from twitter
4 days ago
Log In - The New York Times
RT : The GOP has a problem and it's called reality. captures it here perfectly.
from twitter
5 days ago
Techno Fantasies
higher education, critiques of moocs, etc.
highered  education 
5 days ago
Tom Ross: The real value of higher education | News and Observer News and Observer
RT [locked] UNC president Tom Ross on the real value of higher education. Spot on.
from twitter
5 days ago
BSF's Merchant of Venice (trailer) on Vimeo
RT : One of our actors, filmed a trailer for our historic 'The Merchant of Venice' in OP production opening 3/27!
from twitter
5 days ago
A Conversation with President Obama and The Wire Creator David Simon - YouTube
RT : "What drugs don't destroy, the war against them is ripping apart"-David Simon Deep conversation with President Obama
from twitter
5 days ago
Pence signs bill allowing businesses to reject gay customers - CNN.com
RT : Today we are canceling all programs that require our customers/employees to travel to Indiana to face discrimination.
from twitter
5 days ago
Why We Need You in Government | The White House
Mikey Dickerson on government IT and how my software engineering friends can help:
from twitter
5 days ago
How to Manage a Stressed Team - The Muse
Interesting - on how to lead a totally overwhelmed team: [link fixed]
from twitter
6 days ago
New Homeowner Has To Sell House Because Of Comcast’s Incompetence, Lack Of Competition – Consumerist
RT : New Homeowner Has To Sell House Because Of Comcast’s Incompetence, Lack Of Competition
from twitter
6 days ago
Untitled (http://mobile.nytimes.com/2015/03/26/technology/apple-and-beats-developing-streaming-music-service-to-rival-spotify.html?referrer=&_r=2)
Apple & Beats Developing Streaming Music Service to Rival Spotify - I read this; still have no idea what they'll do.
from twitter
6 days ago
Log In - The New York Times
RT : Seems like "not locking the pilot out of the cockpit" is one of those things you’d have safety systems in place for.
from twitter
6 days ago
Tucker Carlson's Brother: De Blasio Spokesperson A "Self-Righteous Bitch" - BuzzFeed News
RT : Rarely is it laid so bare how certain men perceive powerful, professional, opinionated women
from twitter
6 days ago
Ted Cruz compares climate change activists to ‘flat-Earthers.’ Where to begin? - The Washington Post
RT : like, *this* is how you respond to a politician trying to manufacture doubt about climate. kudos,
from twitter
6 days ago
Gillian Anderson Opens Up On Relationship With David Duchovny - YouTube
Watch for Gillian Anderson saying “frisson” at around 4:10 in re Duchovny.
from twitter
7 days ago
Untitled (http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2015/03/30/candy-girl)
I’ve really mixed feelings about Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, but this was a good review -
from twitter
7 days ago
Log In - The New York Times
RT : "Media companies would essentially be serfs in a kingdom that Facebook owns"-, 2014: |
from twitter
8 days ago
Log In - The New York Times
RT : 5/ Should it host the content of news sites, will amass extraordinary power as an intermdiary Caveat emptor
from twitter
8 days ago
Butterick’s Practical Typography - on medium and what it does/doesn't offer to writers
Whereas the tra­di­tional type­writer of­fered free­dom at the cost of de­sign, the bil­lion­aire’s type­writer of­fers con­ve­nience at the cost of freedom
design  writing  typography 
8 days ago
5-Year-Old Boy Killed Sister With Gun Made For Kids | ThinkProgress
RT : 5-Year-Old Boy Killed Sister With Gun Made For Kids "In one week alone last month, four people were shot by toddlers"
from twitter
8 days ago
Instagram
Thought fresh air would help TLG's cough but may have made it worse. Oops.
badmother  from twitter
9 days ago
Our Quadrennial Shock at the State of the Republican Party (and the Selfishness of Nostalgia) | First Draft
RT : Our Quadrennial Shock at the State of the Republican Party (and the Selfishness of Nostalgia)
from twitter
10 days ago
Q&A: What Is Meerkat and Why Do Politicians Like It So Much? - Washington Wire - WSJ
The thinks I'm a "political tech blogger." I guess I can live with that, particularly after a quote & a link.
from twitter_favs
10 days ago
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