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Homelessness looks the same as it did 20 years ago
Fifty years ago, the destitute figures who dotted America’s streets were called winos and hobos, and in San Francisco they mainly stuck to Third Street’s Skid Row.
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IBM OpenTech | Tour de Keystone Part One: The Catalog Service - IBM OpenTech
Keystone is OpenStack’s Identity service. It provides secure controlled access to a cloud’s resources. In this multipart series we provide an overview of many of the modules of the Keystone project.
openstack 
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Openstack webinars - Pure Play OpenStack.
Recordings and upcoming opportunities to hear from the OpenStack experts
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www.nytimes.com
Le Petit Cambodge, a Paris restaurant that was the site of one of the Islamic State attacks that killed 130 people last November, reopened on Monday night, almost four months to the day since the assaults that terrorized the city.
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Athens Transit now as close as a smartphone | Online Athens
A ride on Athens Transit is now as close as your smartphone, thanks to the work of a team in this year’s LEAD Athens class, an initiative of the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce aimed at developing local leadership.
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Taron Egerton, Jack Reynor and Alden Ehrenreich shortlisted to play young Han Solo | Film | The Guardian
Kingsman, Transformers and Hail, Caesar! actors reportedly shortlisted to star as the younger version of Harrison Ford in Star Wars spinoff movie
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Evernote’s founding CTO Dave Engberg is leaving in May; new wave of execs announced | TechCrunch
Today, CEO Chris O’Neill —  himself a relatively new appointment — announced four new execs, all taking on very large parts of the company’s business and destiny as a viable startup. They include new heads of product, marketing, design and China.
productivity 
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Tie Your Rabbit Down | Adam Young’s Web Log
I’ve been running the Tripleo Quickstart to setup my development deployments. While looking into the setup, I noticed that the default Rabbit deployment is wide open. I can’t see anything other than firewall port blocking in place. I dug deeper.
openstack 
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PyCon PL 2014 "Procrastination makes you better: Life of a remotee" [EN] - YouTube
Tytuł/Topic: Procrastination makes you better: Life of a remoteePrelegent/Speaker: Flavio PercocoNowadays, more and more companies are moving towards “being remote”. Likewise, more and more people want to work remotely. I get asked quite often what it is like to work remotely, how I manage to
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City Dope: Downtown Parking, Free Bus Rides for Kids and the End of AthFest? | Flagpole Magazine | Athens, GA News, Music, Arts, Restaurants
Drivers could soon be paying more to park on the street in downtown Athens—but they’d be able to park in decks cheaper. The Athens Downtown Development Authority is proposing to raise on-street parking rates by a quarter, to $1 an hour.
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Learn what’s coming in OpenStack “Mitaka” – Red Hat Stack
As the fastest growing open source project in history, OpenStack releases fairly rapidly, with new releases twice per year.
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Support policy files in YAML — oslo-specs 0.0.1.dev202 documentation
JSON is great for a wire format, but awful for a configuration file. oslo.policy can easily also support a safe subset of YAML. The policy files for the services can be complicated and hard to use. Even knowing what operations are protected by what rules is difficult since the operation name (e.g.
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Testing OpenStack: The CI involved in making RDO happen - YouTube
Montréal - February 4th, 2016 - The OpenStack promise is that you can mix and match projects, components, drivers, software, hardware and it will work. Every vendor wants their software and hardware to be integrated in OpenStack. This means that Upstream OpenStack, packagers and vendors have to tes
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Details about Juniper's Firewall Backdoor - Schneier on Security
Last year, we learned about a backdoor in Juniper firewalls, one that seems to have been added into the code base. Abstract: In December 2015, Juniper Networks announced that unknown attackers had added unauthorized code to ScreenOS, the operating system for their NetScreen VPN routers.
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www.theguardian.com
Robert Lustig is a paediatric endocrinologist at the University of California who specialises in the treatment of childhood obesity. A 90-minute talk he gave in 2009, titled Sugar: The Bitter Truth, has now been viewed more than six million times on YouTube.
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OpenStack Mitaka Aimed at Simplifying Cloud Operations
The goal with Mitaka is to help enable easier integration and management of all the projects in the OpenStack Big Tent model.
openstack 
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Athens-Clarke commission candidates share visions | Online Athens
Just because they’re not facing an opposition, that doesn’t mean there’s nothing at stake for the incumbents on the Athens-Clarke County Commission whose seats are up for election this year, as a small crowd at a Federation of Neighborhoods forum learned this week.
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Report: “Deeply divided” White House won’t support anti-encryption legislation | Ars Technica
The White House has reportedly decided not to give public support to legislation that would force tech companies to help law enforcement agencies break into encrypted products. Reuters reported the news today, attributing it to "sources familiar with the discussion.
politics  security 
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OpenStack Mitaka demonstration of core services - YouTube
Take a tour of the new features and enhancements of Mitaka, OpenStack’s thirteenth software release that helps organizations manage cloud infrastructure. For more information, visit: http://ift.tt/1MpSr00
openstack 
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The First Four Minutes of Orphan Black Have Been Unleashed! | Tor.com
Graveside make out sessions! Uncanny sheep masks! Mysterious phone calls in the dead of night! Orphan Black is returning in just a few days, and oh how we’ve missed it.
entertainment 
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How to architect applications for the cloud: an OpenStack primer - Superuser
If you're just getting started with OpenStack, there are twice as many hands-on sessions and workshops at the upcoming Austin Summit. We go behind the scenes of a cloud application development training session organized by the Application Ecosystem Working Group.
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M. Pokora - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
M. Pokora M. Pokora M. Pokora on stage at Bercy in Paris during the Tour Player in 2007. Background information Birth name Matthieu Tota Also known as Matt Pokora, M. Pokora, M.P.
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Map: Where Is ‘Open Carry’ Legal? - The Numbers - WSJ
As people on both sides of the debate regarding open carry—the practice of carrying firearms in plain view—have been turning up the heat, more companies are being forced to take a side.
politics 
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From Siri to sexbots: Female AI reinforces a toxic desire for passive, agreeable and easily dominated women - Salon.com
A recent article titled “Why is AI Female?” made the connection that gendered labor, in service professions in particular, is fueling our expectations for gendered AI assistants and service robots.
culture  technology 
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RALEIGH, N.C. — Gov.
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WASHINGTON — Donald J. Trump and his allies are engaged in an aggressive effort to undermine the Republican nominating process by framing it as rigged and corrupt, hoping to compensate for organizational deficiencies that have left Mr. Trump with an increasingly precarious path to the nomination.
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Microsoft adds QR codes to BSODs in new Windows 10 preview build | Ars Technica
The latest Insider Preview build of Windows 10 (build 14316) has tweaked the Blue Screen of Death to include the most moddest of cons: a QR code. Now, instead of scrambling to write down the CRYPTIC_ERROR_CODE, you can just whip out your smartphone and scan an on-screen QR code.
technology 
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Relax and Recharge at the Rackspace Cantina During OpenStack Summit Austin - The Official Rackspace Blog
For this year’s OpenStack Summit, Rackspace wanted to create a place where attendees could power down and chill, with free food and drinks, or to power up, with book signings and discussions with OpenStack experts, and some cool maker activities.
openstack 
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Facebook releases Bot Engine to create much smarter bots | TechCrunch
Messenger is all about bots now. As expected, Facebook unveiled the Send and Receive API at its F8 conference. It lets you create bots for Messenger to search for things and interact with businesses.
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French ‘occupy’ protests in Paris ‘a pain in the neck' - France 24
As members of the 'Up All Night' (Nuit debout) protest prepare to gather in Paris for a 12th consecutive evening on Tuesday, some city officials and residents have become weary with the group that has been likened to the Occupy movement.
politics 
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OpenStack Docs: OpenStack Networking Guide
This guide targets OpenStack administrators seeking to deploy and manage OpenStack Networking (neutron). This guide documents the OpenStack Liberty release.
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Apple to Release iPhone With Glass Casing and AMOLED Screen in 2017 - Mac Rumors
Specifically, Kuo believes that in order to differentiate iPhone from an increasing number of competing aluminum smartphones, Apple will return to iPhone 4s-like glass casing next year to allow for an all-new form-factor design.
apple 
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GOP Convention Goers Asked To Leave Guns At Home » Second Nexus
Thanks to the efforts of Republican politicians, it is now legal for children under 14 to operate firearms in Iowa, for people listed on terror watch lists to buy guns, for students on college campuses in Texas to brings guns to class, and to openly carry a firearm in nearly every state.
politics 
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Supreme Court rejects challenge to Google book-scanning project| Business| Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a challenge by a group of authors who contend that Google's massive effort to scan millions of books for an online library violates copyright law.
copyright  technology 
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Orphan Black season four makes Orphan Black great again | Ars Technica
Orphan Black's fourth season premiere aired last Thursday, so we're taking this opportunity to dissect the popular show's game-changing episode and how it may affect the series from here on out.
entertainment 
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Republican convention set to break a record—for whiteness
Trump supporters. Notice anything? If you want to sum up the state of the Republican Party, you could do it with a single statistic.
politics 
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News Features: Tech Companies Could Be the Future of Downtown | Flagpole Magazine | Athens, GA News, Music, Arts, Restaurants
A May forum held in conjunction with National Small Business Week was the latest in an ongoing community discussion on the future of downtown Athens. The future just might be a serial entrepreneur who moved to Athens based on an online quiz.
athens 
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Letters to the Editor: Is Athens-Clarke County Still Progressive? | Flagpole Magazine | Athens, GA News, Music, Arts, Restaurants
I enjoyed and appreciated Blake Aued’s City Dope column in the June 1 Flagpole. He’s convinced me that I should pay more attention to local politics.
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Should America continue to be a world leader? - BBC News
Towering slabs of granite and a wall of gold stars are part of Washington's World War II memorial, commemorating the US soldiers who lost their lives in that conflict. It is a suitably imposing tribute to a decisive intervention that sealed America's status as a 'superpower.'
politics 
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Review: Knob Creek 2001 Limited Edition – Drinkhacker
Booker’s Rye isn’t the only special edition whiskey hitting from Beam this summer. Slightly under the radar is another limited edition, a 2001 vintage edition of Knob Creek.
drinks 
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A Brief History of Cocktail Shakers, Part 1 | Tales of the Cocktail
Long before there was the Boston, the French or the cobbler, the cocktail shaker had been invented in South America. Fragments of gourd with traces of alcohol in them have been identified as being for the purpose of mixing drinks as early as 7000 BCE.
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www.nytimes.com
The reaction has been swift. The singer Bryan Adams canceled his concert in Mississippi in protest against what he called an “anti-L.G.B.T.” law, and the actress Sharon Stone decided not to film a movie there.
politics 
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The curious incident of Doctor Who’s new companion | Ars Technica
Doctor Who fans may be fretting about the sci-fi show's break from our screens this year, but the BBC has already began its PR blitz for the next series by unveiling the Time Lord's new companion.
entertainment 
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www.nytimes.com
Before starting to recap tonight’s episode, I feel compelled to confess: I’m not a John le Carré expert. I’m no stranger to his work, of course. I’ve spent long car rides in the company of George Smiley. I’ve admired Alec Guinness in “Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy.
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www.nytimes.com
With Donald Trump’s and Hillary Clinton’s victories in New York, we’re one furious contest closer to the end of this spectacle. But we’ve known for a while now where we’re headed, and it isn’t anyplace good. American voters are displeased with the candidates they’ve been given.
politics 
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Homedrone: Pylon Releases Live Single in Advance of Double-LP | Flagpole Magazine | Athens, GA News, Music, Arts, Restaurants
Local post-punk legends Pylon have teamed up with Chunklet founder Henry Owings to issue a vinyl pressing of a live performance from 1983 at Athens' Mad Hatter club, as Pylon frontwoman Vanessa Briscoe Hay told Flagpole back in January.
athens  entertainment 
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Apple spruces up its one-ported MacBook with Skylake and rose gold | Ars Technica
Apple has announced the first major hardware update for the 12-inch Retina MacBook, just over a year after releasing the first version. Apple first tipped its hand in a recent OS X Server update, which indicated that an "Early 2016" MacBook model was coming but revealed nothing else.
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www.nytimes.com
Prince, the songwriter, singer, producer, one-man studio band and consummate showman, died on Thursday at his home, Paisley Park, in Chanhassen, Minn. He was 57. His publicist, Yvette Noel-Schure, confirmed his death but did not report a cause.
culture 
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National Security Letters are now constitutional, judge rules | Ars Technica
A judge who in 2013 declared that National Security Letters (NSLs) were unconstitutional has now changed her mind in an unsealed ruling made public Thursday. Federal investigators issue tens of thousands of NSLs each year to banks, ISPs, car dealers, insurance companies, doctors, and others.
politics 
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Interview with OpenStack Summit speaker Alexis Monville | Opensource.com
What does the science of happiness have to do with OpenStack? As it turns out, a lot. An international community of contributors works on OpenStack, so the overall health of the large pool of community members influences the direction of OpenStack projects.
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How the Microsoft-Red Hat partnership is accelerating partner opportunities | Microsoft Openness Blog
Last week at the Red Hat North America Partner Conference (NAPC), Microsoft and Red Hat celebrated our growing partnership. From running Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Azure to Microsoft .
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Court tosses Kansas case that tried to challenge science education guidelines | Ars Technica
A federal appeals court has affirmed a lower court’s decision to dismiss a case brought in Kansas by a religiously-minded group of parents and students. The plaintiffs were concerned about their home state’s adoption of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).
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www.nytimes.com
LONDON — President Obama offered an indirect critique of the Black Lives Matter movement during a town-hall-style event here on Saturday, encouraging activists to engage with the political process and cautioning them that social change can be a slow and incremental process.
politics 
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What to Look for in a Juicer | Tales of the Cocktail
What’s the use in buying inventive, obscure spirits, practicing advanced techniques or developing interesting recipes if you pour cocktails using low-grade, sugary juices, stripped of anything natural? There’s little.
drinks 
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We Tracked Down the Lawyers Behind the Recent Wave of Anti-Trans Bathroom Bills | Mother Jones
Anyone who's tuned in to the recent uproar over anti-LGBT legislation in the South (and elsewhere) may be wondering why Republicans are suddenly so worried about bathrooms.
politics 
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FBI’s flawed forensics expert testimony: Hair analysis, bite marks, fingerprints, arson.
For more stories like this, like Slate on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
politics 
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www.nytimes.com
MADRID — Belgium famously sealed a dubious notoriety five years ago when it spent 589 days without an elected government. While Spain is not quite Belgium yet, it is getting there.
politics  spain 
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The Kremlin’s Candidate - POLITICO Magazine
“It’s not usually to America’s benefit when our intelligence officers—current or former—seek refuge in Moscow,” said one senior Obama administration official. Flynn didn’t respond to emails about the dinner or his relationship with RT; an RT publicist ignored questions about Flynn.
politics 
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Twitter is going to have a hard time fixing its ad problem - Recode
For the last couple of years, two things about the Twitter narrative have been constant: It has a user growth problem, but it doesn’t have an advertiser problem. Now Twitter has an advertiser problem, too.
internet 
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Why Apple’s stock fell off a cliff today | TechCrunch
Apple took a more than $40 billion hit today after reporting its second-quarter earnings — and it was bleak. Shares of Apple were down more than 8 percent in after-hours trading at one point today.
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OpenStack Summit | Barcelona 2016
Barcelona, Spain October 25-28, 2016Get Excited! Download The Prospectus Register Now View The Current Summit
openstack 
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Elisabeth Moss to star in TV adaptation of 'The Handmaid's Tale' - LA Times
Elisabeth Olson is leaving the swinging 1960s behind as she moves on from the world of "Mad Men" into the not-so-distant future where women are even more oppressed than they were at Sterling Cooper.
entertainment 
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Apple simplifies navigation with iTunes 12.4 | Macworld
Apple on Monday released iTunes 12.4, simplifying some of the complex navigation features that have been criticized in this version of the media management app. Apple’s release notes for iTunes 12.4 say: “Now enjoy all of your music, movies, TV shows, podcasts, and more in a simpler design.
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Major remote SSH security issue in CoreOS Linux Alpha [LWN.net]
Should you happen to be running a CoreOS alpha release in an exposed setting, you'll want to have a look at this advisory and do a quick upgrade. "A misconfiguration in the PAM subsystem in CoreOS Linux Alpha 1045.0.0 and 1047.0.
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British Airways to start charging customers for food on flights
In a bid to compete with its low-fare airline rivals, British Airways is set to abandon its policy of giving away complimentary meals to all of its passengers.
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