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Aaron Toponce : Bitcoin Mining Rate and Waste
RT : “I would argue that Bitcoin is the worst idea to come out of Computer Science in the history of mankind.”
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8 days ago
Oregon militia's behavior increasingly brazen as public property destroyed | US news | The Guardian
RT : While you were snickering about dildos, the Bundy militia were putting a paved road through a wildlife sanctary.
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26 days ago
Google's creepy plan to kill the password
RT : Google to replace passwords with surveillance. Pro tip—Chris Messina enthusiasm is a reliable barometer of bad ideas
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26 days ago
Twitter
RT : "You're supposed to be more liberal today than you were yesterday"
A MUST READ by Marlon James via
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26 days ago
xkcd: Tools
"an abstraction of a system of abstractions used to build abstractions" cc/
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4 weeks ago
Twitter
got my new soda carbonator set up - hopefully it'll be more sturdy than the sodastream
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4 weeks ago
What Do Jason Calacanis, Marc Andreessen and Vivek Wadhwa All Have in Common? — Medium
RT : I just published “What Do Jason Calacanis, Marc Andreessen and Vivek Wadhwa All Have in Common?”
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4 weeks ago
Twitter
RT : 23andMe is delivering what any sensible person expected.
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4 weeks ago
Twitter
RT : ALGORITHMS HAVE SOCIAL CONSEQUENCES. MACHINE LEARNING HAS SOCIAL CONSEQUENCES. READ THIS ENTIRE THREAD.
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5 weeks ago
Twitter
RT : What you see in a FOSS subreddit probably isn't indicative of the actual community. (I was bored and curious.)
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5 weeks ago
Quintonio LeGrier, Bettie Jones, and the Paranoid Style of American Policing - The Atlantic
RT : “We have decided that it is permissible for the police to de-escalate through killing." -:
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5 weeks ago
Instagram
RT : Come join the Recurse Center in 2016! It's a truly amazing community <3!
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6 weeks ago
Starters and Maintainers
RT : "I can’t believe how much unpaid boring [OSS] work is going on."
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6 weeks ago
Twitter
RT : imagine dropping this on a white kid’s parent with a straight face
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6 weeks ago
Twitter
RT : Let us never forget the police story before they knew the incident was caught in tape.
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6 weeks ago
When “Life Hacking” Is Really White Privilege — Get Bullish — Medium
RT : White ppl ask for something... “If I complain to your manager, he's going to listen to me. Look at me, look at you.”
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7 weeks ago
Twitter
RT : What's to stop the FBI from spying on everyone who speaks out against Trump's Muslim ban?
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7 weeks ago
DN!
RT : What's to stop the FBI from spying on everyone who speaks out against Trump's Muslim ban?
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7 weeks ago
Untitled (https://slack.com/apps/A0CEK7W3D-lyft)
RT : If only there was Uber to slack integration aah there's one for lyft
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7 weeks ago
Twitter
RT : Canon: brown eyes, frizzy hair and very clever. White skin was never specified. Rowling loves black Hermione 😘
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7 weeks ago
Twitter
RT : Why "if you have nothing to hide, you have nothing to fear" is BS
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7 weeks ago
Twitter
RT : i just can't believe it....they ruined STAR TREK...this trailer is just a load of hot garbage, unlike the real deal
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8 weeks ago
Twitter
RT : A knitting machine hacked with an Arduino to knit patterns from bitmap files! Art night at
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8 weeks ago
MRA Dilbert
RT : Amazing. Someone replaced Dilbert dialogue with the actual written opinions of Scott Adams.
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8 weeks ago
Twitter
RT : Amazing. Someone replaced Dilbert dialogue with the actual written opinions of Scott Adams.
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8 weeks ago
Twitter
RT : I bet a lot of us were thinking this case seemed staged. But saying it out loud sounded ridiculous. Welp.
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8 weeks ago
PCI Data Security Standards Rock - YouTube
RT : There is an official PCI compliance song and it is SO GOOD
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9 weeks ago
Twitter
RT : On the left: Trump's remarks on the Internet & free speech everyone is making fun of.

On the right: Hillary Clinton
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9 weeks ago
Open Source Retreat 2016 grantees
RT : We’re holding another Open Source Retreat! Congrats to this year’s grantees: , , 🎉
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9 weeks ago
Twitter
RT : The central importance of extended deliberate practice emerges almost universally across fields. E.g., violinists:
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9 weeks ago
Code rant: Learn To Code, It’s Harder Than You Think
RT : A terrible post is going around claiming programming is about natural aptitude. It's wrong.
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9 weeks ago
Twitter
RT : A terrible post is going around claiming programming is about natural aptitude. It's wrong.
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9 weeks ago
Twitter
RT : : Today we proceed with opening all remaining occupations & positions to women. There will be no exceptions.
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9 weeks ago
mono/code_of_conduct.md at master · mono/mono · GitHub
RT : When Swift was open sourced today, I saw they had a Code of Conduct. We had to follow suit, Mono has adopted it:
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10 weeks ago
Twitter
RT : Of all the politicians' terrible reactions to the San Bernadino shooting, Obama's may actually be the worst:
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10 weeks ago
Geoffrey Thomas (geofft)
RT : If you're running a public service where people can pick hostnames/usernames, here are the names you need to block:
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10 weeks ago
Forbes Welcome
RT : tfw TSA pre-check is closed & you're gonna get treated like crap just like everyone else. ps & vaguely relatedly,
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10 weeks ago
The $5 Raspberry Pi Zero | Hackaday
RT : You can get a programmable computer capable of yielding HD at 60fps for less than the cost of printing its manual.
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11 weeks ago
_________ on Twitter: "my latest: “Stop Dude Feminists.” https://t.co/IyeyUcV954"
RT : Endorse. "The heart of dude feminism is the spectacle (...) Yet talking a good game is only *none* of the work."
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11 weeks ago
Untitled (http://mobile.nytimes.com/2015/11/29/magazine/the-serial-swatter.html?_r=2)
RT : FUCKING FINALLY
A BEAUTIFULLY FLESHED OUT FEATURE ABOUT **WOMEN** GETTING SWATTED
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11 weeks ago
Untitled (http://paste.tozt.net/2015-11-24uUJ9cr5T-vbAEyX_wM5.png)
nice thing to see when poking around in phabricator at work today
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11 weeks ago
Untitled (http://www.cracked.com/blog/isis-wants-us-to-invade-7-facts-revealed-by-their-magazine/)
RT : Someone read every issue of ISIS's magazine and wrote about it. The result is more informative than any news report.
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11 weeks ago
I’m one of the guys. — Medium
RT : "sometimes jokes aren’t really jokes anymore."
on being a woman who fits in with engineers.
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11 weeks ago
Detectify Labs
RT : A bunch of popular Chrome extensions are streaming your browsing history to searchable databases, because of course
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11 weeks ago
On Encryption and Terrorists
RT : In light of recent articles on encryption and terrorists, I've written what I hope will be a sufficient response.
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11 weeks ago
Murtaza Hussain on Twitter: "Donald Trump is openly running as a fascist candidate for President at this point. https://t.co/QfSeAnmTUU"
RT : The more open and flamboyant he gets about it, the more support he gets in the polls: which is how fascism works
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11 weeks ago
On Linux it's easy to benchmark this via e.g. `dd if=/dev/urandom of=/dev/null b... | Hacker News
RT : /dev/urandom on a single, three-year-old server can generate 128-bit IDs 100 times faster than all of Twitter needs:
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11 weeks ago
Kate Heddleston
RT : Improving diversity does not mean lowering the bar.
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12 weeks ago
Call For Islands
RT : After much hassling about the future of WIC, here's the Call For Islands:
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12 weeks ago
Ambigram Dan
RT : "the ocean full of listless pansexuals, floating nowhere"



(h/t and )
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12 weeks ago
The media did cover attacks on *insert country here*. You just weren’t reading it. — Re Magazine — Medium
RT : "“Why didn’t the media cover this?” appears to be shorthand for “Why wasn’t this story shared on my Facebook feed?”
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12 weeks ago
Did the media ignore the Beirut bombings? Or did readers? - Vox
RT : "No matter how many times and ways we put it in front of readers, they were not interested."
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12 weeks ago
Jamelle Bouie on Twitter: "Incredible. https://t.co/Utw4cEX48I"
RT : In case you want to know what “confirmation bias” looks like.

The entire Bay Area is neck-deep in these guys.
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12 weeks ago
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