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Perhaps they should introduce a skills-based admission system for MPs?
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7 hours ago
Biased algorithms: here's a more radical approach to creating fairness
We do care about procedural fairness. Yet substantive fairness often matters more – at least, many of us have intuitions that seem to be consistent with this. Some of us think that presidents and monarchs should have the discretion to offer pardons to convicted offenders, even though this applies legal rules inconsistently – letting some, but not others, off the hook. Why think this is justified? Perhaps because pardons help to ensure substantive fairness where procedurally fair proc...
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Downing St Plans

A. Win meaningful vote
B. Wooden rabbit
C. Wooden badger
D. A cunning one
E. Three tunnels, Tom,…
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"The solution to poverty is to abolish it directly by a now widely discussed matter: the guaranteed income… The tim…
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Revert to traditional 'British' Julian calendar instead of the Gregorian one imposed by faceless e…
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Don't quite understand dads saying they don't change nappies like it's a horror. I found that when I had kids, thin…
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Nothing wrong there .... Oh wait ! after the Innovation Chair by Google at the now this, and so ma…
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I thought I’d seen it all. Now Geri Halliwell is being used as ‘evidence’ that Brexit’s a good idea.
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2 days ago
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Wow. Impressive ‘spearheading of the intellectual battle’, there.

At Ethandune, the Danes were oppos…
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3 days ago
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A really useful overview of great research in AI ethics/ML fairness this past year, with links and helpful summarie…
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4 days ago
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There ought to be a statutory requirement that every has to have a Professor of EU Law on the pane…
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4 days ago
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Just horrific
Theresa May on Human Rights..
“I can announce today we will change the immigration rules so that ‘th…
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4 days ago
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Stop by and charge your phones ! Courtesy of
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Who is Britain?

It's no surprise that the most insightful commentary on Brexit has emerged from writers who hail f…
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4 days ago
Home Office put eight-month-old baby with British citizenship in immigration detention centre - Free Movement
New post: Home Office put eight-month-old baby with British citizenship in immigration detention centre
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4 days ago
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To be fair to the guy, he did always say he was going to "lie in front of a bulldozer."

And now he has, for forty…
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4 days ago
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This is great news coming out of the High Court today. Been a long time, and a lot of nail biting on my side, but w…
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5 days ago
The Whale and the Reactor by Langdon Winner :: A Book Review by Scott London
Langdon Winner has made a name for himself as something of a neo-Luddite or technophobe. But I prefer to think of him as a public historian who raises the very questions many of us are reluctant to ask about new information technologies. This far-sighted and still-timely collection of ten essays explores some the social, political, and philosophical ramifications of these technologies. While he looks at computer networking, nuclear reactors, genetic engineering, the so-called appropr...
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6 days ago
Opinion | Our Cellphones Aren’t Safe - The New York Times
Security flaws threaten our privacy and bank accounts. So why aren’t we fixing them?
cybersecurity  mobile  mobile-privacy  surveillance 
7 days ago
Dirty dealing in the $175 billion Amazon Marketplace - The Verge
Stolen identities, ominous threats, intricately coordinated hijackings, and the people who are just trying to understand the rules of a lawless land. This isn’t the Wild West. It’s Amazon’s Seller Marketplace, where customers buy things like tents and novelty socks and other tchotchkes.
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7 days ago
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When the CCTV cams are equipped with gait recognition:
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9 days ago
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Throwback post - and give oral evidence at the House of Lords Communications Committee In…
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10 days ago
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Big news & dispels a widely held myth. A major new study finds that old people are more likely than young people to…
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13 days ago
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Does he have anything interesting to say on this subject? University drop-out who has blindly spouted asinine sloga…
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13 days ago
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More nonsense that makes you lose trust. Why am I seeing this tweet? It’s not because I’m a 25-54 yo male, it’s bec…
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14 days ago
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People search for the 'next financial crisis' in the way that an abused spouse searches for signs that their partne…
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14 days ago
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Just who is responsible for legitimising and radicalising the far right in this country? It really is a mystery, is…
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14 days ago
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Charging for basic computer use in a is like charging for parking at a hospital. It creates a barrier exac…
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14 days ago
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PSA: Internet hair videos - apparently all fun and games until the barber accidentally includes the play button in…
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14 days ago
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Erdogan just saw the brutal invasion and ethnic cleansing of historically Kurdish NW Syria. How the fuck are you le…
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15 days ago
The Other Art History: The Forgotten Cyberfeminists of '90s Net Art | Art for Sale | Artspace
Back in the 90s, cyberfeminist artists were doing “Net Art” and it’s about time we start remembering it.
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15 days ago
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This work by Magritte (1936) resonates with me in relation to my work as an engineer. It conveys the feeling of see…
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16 days ago
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What are your biggest movie pet peeves?

One of mine is when an army featuring archers is portrayed and the command…
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16 days ago
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Hoy toca defender que el PP pueda poner las sandeces que quiera en twitter y que, siendo moralmente reprobables, y…
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17 days ago
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Welcome to 2019, traveler from 2009. The brief:
-sysadmins are now "ops"
-servers are all just "cloud" something
-a…
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17 days ago
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Since when was a "Deontology Charter" a thing? Appears synonymous with "Ethics Charter" or Code of Conduct. What ab…
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18 days ago
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RT : Pablo Casado, leader of Spain's largest political party, says that as President he will:

-Depose the democraticall…
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18 days ago
El juez Joaquim Bosch desmonta con dos datos los argumentos de Vox contra la ley de violencia machista | El Huffington Post
RT : El juez Joaquim Bosch desmonta con dos datos los argumentos de Vox contra la ley de violencia machista
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18 days ago
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RT : FOR THOSE FOLLOWING AT HOME, Bolsonaro day 1:

-Extinguished Food Security Council
-Handed control of Amazon protec…
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18 days ago
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RT : It's .

Today shows just how rigged our economic system is in favour of the privileged few.
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18 days ago
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RT : If the military can be mobilised to stop 200 refugees risking their lives crossing the channel.
How about mobilisin…
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18 days ago
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RT : 1) They ignore you
2) They laugh at you
3) They fight you
4) You win

They're fighting us now... The Telegraph says…
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18 days ago
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RT : First Nations are finally represented in our national legislature. Hard not to weep when watching....
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18 days ago
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The Infomercial Game - From Kevin Trudeau to Miss Cleo, infomercial schemes of the past 40 years have a lot in comm…
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18 days ago
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Only Brits may appreciate this but I've suddenly realised that Mitch McConnell is really Corporal Jones.
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19 days ago
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Wielding Rocks and Knives, Arizonans Attack Self-Driving Cars: “They didn’t ask us if we wanted to be part of their…
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21 days ago
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On the eighth day of Christmas
My gave to me
A pair of combat trousers
Several sob stories
Six friends u…
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21 days ago
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You condemned people as "citizens of nowhere" and "queue jumpers" when you thought it served your political interes…
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21 days ago
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‘Hard work, combined with the space and time to rest the body, mind and soul, to let the brain wander and make new…
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21 days ago
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even I think this is a bit much
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22 days ago
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My highlight of 2018?

Liz from Leeds explaining communism to Trisha Goddard
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22 days ago
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! íoNoUnCanal y para todas mucha danza y naturaleza este año que ya está aqui.
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22 days ago
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I was first called a ‘p*ki’ at 4.

I’ve been arrested for confronting the BNP.

I’ve had the former leader of Pegi…
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22 days ago
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DEAR GRAYLING SIR.
MY NAME IS PRINCE SEABORNE OF NIGERIA. I HAVE RECENTLY RECEIVED MANY FINE SHIPS AND WISH TO SHAR…
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23 days ago
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I am married to a refugee. She lived in a lovely detached house, middle class family, dad senior policeman, mum sen…
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23 days ago
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If you’re having a bad day, remember that in the 16th century Baltic Germans dressed like this.
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23 days ago
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On the third day of Christmas
My gave to me
Three Panettone
Two Cuban drums
And an Imposter with a fake…
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26 days ago
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Does Twitter have a “Submit to the image bank” button yet?
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27 days ago
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“The ummah grows with the blood of the martyrs, men and women who give their lives for Allah.”

Imagine the respons…
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27 days ago
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‘I was alright at English but didn’t see the point of reading a book then saying what you thought it meant’. My mam…
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27 days ago
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RT : ICYMI - one year ago, Home Office policy of deporting EU citizens as penalty for rough sleeping was ruled unlawful…
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27 days ago
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RT : What data service looks like in a country without : separate data limits for WhatsApp, streaming pref…
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27 days ago
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Dad: we'll get our sovereignty and ability to make our own laws in the UK back after Brexit.

Me: but we already h…
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27 days ago
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"Mrs Thatcher believed that Nelson Mandela was a terrorist...Did you think the same thing?"

Back in August, Theres…
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27 days ago
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RT : On Christmas Day I’d like to remind everyone that our goal here should be not just preventing a £30,000 salary thre…
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28 days ago
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Weird but really interesting story on meme creation
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4 weeks ago
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RT : Help us inform the first standardised social contracts for data governance! Kinda like but for dat…
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4 weeks ago
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RT : NEWS: Following urgent calls from us, , , , + others, the ICO is la…
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4 weeks ago
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RT : Excellent initiative announced by for a radical overhaul of accounting & audit practice with advice fr…
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4 weeks ago
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