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The End of the Death Penalty in America.
The death penalty dies gasping, choking, fighting.
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11 hours ago by jgordon
Lessons from Unread's mixed success.
He was wrong to exclude power users (we write), but mostly he needs to charge for add-on features like better Pinboard posting.
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11 hours ago by jgordon
CNET Dec 2013 is the only decent summary of AT&T's Next/Shared pricing plan I've seen.
Nice analysis by Reardon. It actually saved us real money, but for most it's a nearly incomprehensible price hike.
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14 hours ago by jgordon
AT&T's Next financing requires trading in a fully working phone.
"You have to trade it in to get a new phone" Why isn't there more screaming about this?
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14 hours ago by jgordon
Dyer 7/9 predictions on Ukraine's future.
Russia will withdraw, Ukraine intact but less love for Russia.
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14 hours ago by jgordon
Drang switches to Overcast, reviews others.
An IOT fan, so cultured. I'm still raging at iTunes/Podcast.app.
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18 hours ago by jgordon
Against the Larger Phone.
Women hand smaller & few use pocket.
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18 hours ago by jgordon
Why You Only Have to Wipe a Disk Once
Old advice doesn't apply to modern non-SSD drives.
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yesterday by jgordon
When crosswalks fail: Streets where "design speed" is too high.
The legal speed limit isn't as important as the "design speed".
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yesterday by jgordon
Startup Hires People On Autism Spectrum.
Good to see them getting more coverage. Now to give them some competition...
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yesterday by jgordon
Sperm forming teams to win race.
Human sperm suggests monogamy.
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yesterday by jgordon
Two years of the Higgs boson.
Standard model is solid and irritating.
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yesterday by jgordon
Section 12333 of the intelligence act.
Surely they have nothing to hide.
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yesterday by jgordon
Ultra-elite carbon fiber bikes are shattering on riders.
Sacrificing safety for low weight. Still, give me steel.
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yesterday by jgordon
Canvas fingerprinting: forcing browser to generate hidden image that uniquely identifies a computer.
Evil, but brilliant. Defense is to virtualized browser so runtime env is generic?
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yesterday by jgordon
Median household income declined by 36% from 2003 to 2013.
Measure of skew - mean moving above median. Broken we are.
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2 days ago by jgordon
How to beat Russia.
By an amateur - but makes more sense than anything else I read. Also, Obama is right. Again.
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2 days ago by jgordon
Revolution60 iOS game is available.
I dont game but im gonna get one.
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2 days ago by jgordon
Samsung: walking dead.
Why not high end Windows Mobile? Probably too small a market.
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2 days ago by jgordon
Synology DiskStation DS213j. $200
Buddy of mine loves his. Geek fun.
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2 days ago by jgordon
Japan - another in traveling writer series.
Tatoo thing is Yakuza. Weird not yo know that one.
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2 days ago by jgordon
Russia: an eccentric writer's exploration.
Great schtick. i gotta read old posts.
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2 days ago by jgordon
Reeder for The Old Reader.
Another option for Reeder's long suffering fans.
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2 days ago by jgordon
Google's gmail send/receive money.
Not sure how new this is, but went to send an email and in-situ ad appeared. Monetizing the platform...
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2 days ago by jgordon
Ptel Real Paygo: A t-mobile MVNO prepaid plan for light data use.
$50, 6 month expiration - 10cent/MB data, 2c/text. May beat H2O mobile options!
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2 days ago by jgordon
Drug company withheld data showing 500% variation in Pradaxa anticoagulation.
I reviewed these meds 2 years ago. This SO does not surprise me.
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2 days ago by jgordon
Ebola in Lagos.
Should the CDC restrict flights from Nigeria? They must be thinking about it.
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2 days ago by jgordon
China has bulimia.
Purge mania. Echoes of the cultural revolution.
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3 days ago by jgordon
The Science Behind Honey’s Eternal Shelf Life
Sealed modern honey could outlast civilization.
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3 days ago by jgordon
NYT writes deeply confused story on death of Peace Corps volunteer.
I understand the parents, but this is nuts. I don't see any corps fault at all.
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3 days ago by jgordon
Dems in the daylight.
Dare we use the L word?
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3 days ago by jgordon
Tylenol was an effective treatment for back pain.
Until today. Good placebos are fragile things. Damnit.
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3 days ago by jgordon
The Tyrannosaurus Rex just got way more terrifying.
But pre-tech humans would have wiped them out. We are the scary.
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3 days ago by jgordon
CV dazzle: be anonymous. sort of. for now.
Remember when humans could solve captcha?
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3 days ago by jgordon
Amazon share price falls 7%. And next...
In one timeline investors look at p/e and market and we get a panic. in other nothing happens.
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3 days ago by jgordon
Patriarchy is one reason Japanese students have great teachers.
"Teaching is a very popular career among college-educated women.."
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3 days ago by jgordon
Home remedy for a volar (palmar) ganglion cyst.
I improve on the tape and coin. No bible involved.
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4 days ago by jgordon
Did our Sun have a Carrington+ event about 3K y ago?
"substantially larger than the maximum historical Carrington Event of 1859"
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4 days ago by jgordon
Understanding English spoken with an Indian accent.
I need to get better at understanding English spoken with an Indian accent.
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4 days ago by jgordon
An Idiot’s Guide to Inequality.
Remember Cat Woman's Wayne Warning?
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4 days ago by jgordon
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