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Anti-Muslim Bigots Are Weaponizing Abuse Allegations Against Keith Ellison
This week, over the vehement objections of Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., and his ex-wife Kim Ellison, a Minnesota family court official unsealed the divorce…
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2 days ago
Koch and Adelson Come to the Rescue of Trump Devotee Ron DeSantis in Florida
Charles Koch, the billionaire CEO of Koch Industries who leads a vast, conservative political network, has made a habit of pointing out his disagreements with…
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2 days ago
Democratic Consulting Firm Teams Up With Hospital Industry to Battle Nurses Union
The hospital industry has partnered with a major Democratic consulting firm in an unusual alliance against Massachusetts’s nurses and the bulk of its…
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3 days ago
On the Roadmap Exact Objects by Default
We are changing object types to be exact by default. We’ll be releasing codemods to help you upgrade.
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3 days ago
Provocateur James O’Keefe Has More Ambush Videos On Key Senate Races, He Tells Secretive GOP Donor Confab
The notorious conservative activist James O’Keefe is at it again. This week, O’Keefe — known for undercover videos aimed at embarrassing liberals and…
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3 days ago
What's the Matter With Manhattan?
These days, walking through parts of Manhattan feels like occupying two worlds at the same time. In a theoretical universe, you are standing in the nation’s…
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3 days ago
Jair Bolsonaro Wants Brazilian Cops to Kill More. So Why Are Victims of Police Violence Voting for Him
“I will give the police carte blanche to kill.” “Let’s clog up the prisons with criminals.” “Police that kill thugs will be decorated.” These are all campaign…
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3 days ago
Professor Was Improperly Punished for Israel Boycott Actions, Says Academic Group Cited in Punishment
Earlier this summer, John Cheney-Lippold, an associate professor at the University of Michigan, stoked public controversy when he declined to write a letter of…
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3 days ago
JavaScript to WebAssembly, User Timing API, Suspense, Redux, Human-Computer Interaction & #perfmatters! 👩‍🏫 — Pony Foo Weekly
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US Announces Withdraw From Postal Treaty; International Shipping Prices Expected to Rise
The United States has announced plans to withdraw from a 144-year postal treaty that sets lower international shipping rates. The US claims this treaty gives…
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4 days ago
Government Perspective on Supply Chain Security
This is an interesting interview with a former NSA employee about supply chain security. I consider this to be an insurmountable problem right now.
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4 days ago
Texas Candidate’s Radical Approach to Turning out Asian American Non-Voters Talking to Them (in 13 Different Languages)
Nathan Truong was teaching in Taiwan the day that Donald Trump was declared the winner of the 2016 presidential election. At 26, he’d grown up in Sugar Land,…
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4 days ago
Why Israel’s — and America’s — Legal Justifications for Assassinations Don’t Add Up
The expansion of legal rules around targeted killings by the United States is one of the most consequential legacies of the post-9/11 era. Under both the Bush…
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4 days ago
Hygrometer
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4 days ago
Emerging Mobility | TNCs and Congestion | San Francisco County Transportation Authority
Home Emerging Mobility Studies FAQs Ride-Hail/TNC Studies TNCs & Congestion TNCs Today The TNC Regulatory Landscape Overview And Key Findings "TNCs and…
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5 days ago
primus-graphql
Primus-GraphQL is a flexible client and server library that can be used to power realtime GraphQL applications. It is similar to Express-GraphQL but with…
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5 days ago
Outraged Lawmakers Want to End the U.S.’s Cozy Relationship With Saudi Arabia
Massachusetts Rep. Jim McGovern, the leading Democrat on the powerful House Rules Committee, on Tuesday introduced a bill that threatens to sever the…
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5 days ago
Does Saudi Arabia Own Donald Trump
On Tuesday morning, President Donald Trump tweeted: “For the record, I have no financial interests in Saudi Arabia (or Russia, for that matter). Any suggestion…
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5 days ago
What Elizabeth Warren Still Doesn’t Get
Sen. Elizabeth Warren addresses a town hall meeting in Roxbury, Mass., on Oct. 13, 2018.

Photo: Joseph Prezioso/AFP/Getty Images

On Monday morning, Sen.…
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5 days ago
Science Says You Shouldn't Work More Than This Number of Hours a Day
Do you work more than 40 hours a week ? If you're an entrepreneur or small business owner, it's hard not to, but all that extra time in the workplace isn't…
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6 days ago
How Phone Scamming Has Fueled a State of Emergency in Jamaica’s Tourist Capital
The day Michael E. Little killed himself, the winning Mega Millions lottery numbers in North Dakota were 25, 32, 37, 45, and 70. In the months before his death…
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6 days ago
Privacy for Tigers
Ross Anderson has some new work:

As mobile phone masts went up across the world's jungles, savannas and mountains, so did poaching. Wildlife crime syndicates…
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6 days ago
Tracking Bloomberg
Billionaire Michael Bloomberg has pledged to spend nearly $100 million to help elect Democrats in the upcoming midterm elections, but a review of campaign…
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6 days ago
Teach Yourself to Echolocate
Sounds bounce off surfaces—and you can practice listening to them. All Illustrations: Kristen Boydstun Daniel Kish navigates the world like a bat does—and he…
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8 days ago
Max Boot Is Very Sorry for Backing the GOP and the Iraq Invasion. Why Is He Being Praised for This
There is an unforgettable passage in Graham Greene’s classic “The Quiet American” in which the title character, a CIA agent named Alden Pyle, admits that…
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9 days ago
Seed, Pesticide and Banking Monopolies — Not Immigrants — Are Destroying Farm Country. An Iowa Insurgent Hopes That Message Can Dethrone Steve King
SPENCER, Iowa — “The step’s broken, so watch yourself on the way up,” says J.D. Scholten, as he hops into the Winnebago that’s been his mode of transportation…
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9 days ago
Saudi Media Casts Khashoggi Disappearance as a Conspiracy, Claims Qatar Owns Washington Post
In Saudi Arabia, major media outlets have cast the disappearance and apparent murder of Saudi dissident and Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi as a…
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9 days ago
Quitting my job has been the best thing I've done for my career | joshuahu.io
Why I decided to take a sabbatical in my 20s, and what I've learned from having complete freedom. A disclaimer This post is not meant to be prescriptive. It’s…
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9 days ago
Rock Wall
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10 days ago
Security in a World of Physically Capable Computers
It's no secret that computers are insecure. Stories like the recent Facebook hack, the Equifax hack and the hacking of government agencies are remarkable for…
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10 days ago
Call 'em crazy, but Fed officials likely to keep raising rates
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A stock sell-off, rising trade tension with China, slower global growth and verbal pressure from the White House are unlikely to dent the…
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10 days ago
Firefox to support WebP, plus Custom Elements coming to Edge
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Start Performance Budgeting — A review of performance budgeting, the metrics to track, trade-offs to…
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10 days ago
An Introduction to Web Payments
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An Introduction to Web Payments — The folks over at Google have put together some documentation on how…
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10 days ago
Let’s Use Social Media to Put Pressure on Saudi Arabia Over Jamal Khashoggi’s Disappearance
Holding pictures of missing Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi, people gather in his support near the Saudi Arabia consulate in Istanbul on Oct. 5, 2018.

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10 days ago
Take (Donors and Lobbyists) Out to the Ball Games
The month of October sees the three most-popular sports leagues in the country overlap: the MLB playoffs, the first half of the NFL regular season, and the…
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10 days ago
Is this the Beginning of the end of the US-Saudi Alliance
The disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi last Tuesday is threatening to upend the terms of the decades-long alliance between the United States and Saudi Arabia. In…
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10 days ago
Paint Timing, WebAssembly, CORS, WebAudio, Modularity, D3 Charts & Tiny Espionage Chips! 🍟 — Pony Foo Weekly
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11 days ago
What Brazil’s Workers’ Party Needs to Do if It Hopes to Defeat Jair Bolsonaro’s Far-Right Coalition
Brazil just experienced one of the most dramatic moments in its democratic history. Four years ago, Jair Bolsonaro was an Army reservist and a congressman from…
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11 days ago
Another Bloomberg Story about Supply-Chain Hardware Attacks from China
Bloomberg has another story about hardware surveillance implants in equipment made in China. This implant is different from the one Bloomberg reported on last…
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11 days ago
Notre Dame Struck a Secret Deal With the Trump Administration to Deny Birth Control Coverage. Now Students Are Fighting Back.
Chissa Rivaldi never expected to be in a fight with her university over birth control. Four years ago, when she was deciding where to pursue a doctoral degree…
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11 days ago
Protobuffers Are Wrong :: Reasonably Polymorphic
I've spent a good deal of my professional life arguing against using protobuffers. They're clearly written by amateurs, unbelievably ad-hoc, mired in gotchas,…
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11 days ago
The Battle for the Home
If the first stage of competition in consumer technology was the race to be the computer users went to (won by Microsoft and the PC), and the second was to be…
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12 days ago
Writing a Javascript tweening engine with Between.js
Short intro To be honest, there are already tons of tweening engines in Javascript ecosystem, there are great (popular) ones, such as Tween.js and GSAP . There…
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12 days ago
Brief aerobic exercise immediately enhances visual attentional control and perceptual speed. Testing the mediating role of feelings of energy
Highlights • Acute exercise is thought to facilitate cognitive processes by replenishing energy levels. • Various cognitive performances were measured before…
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12 days ago
Security Vulnerabilities in US Weapons Systems
The US Government Accounting Office just published a new report: "Weapons Systems Cyber Security: DOD Just Beginning to Grapple with Scale of Vulnerabilities"…
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12 days ago
Access Now Is Looking for a Chief Security Officer
The international digital human rights organization Access Now (I am on the board) is looking to hire a Chief Security Officer.

I believe that, somewhere,…
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12 days ago
Leaked Transcript of Private Meeting Contradicts Google’s Official Story on China
“We have to be focused on what we want to enable,” said Ben Gomes, Google’s search engine chief. “And then when the opening happens, we are ready for it.”

It…
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12 days ago
Fossil Fuels Are a Threat to Civilization, New U.N. Report Concludes
Around the middle of the last century, the chemical DDT was found to pose a risk to human and animal health. The ultimate response — after a prolonged fight…
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13 days ago
Here’s the Unpopular, Right-Wing Agenda That Brazil’s President Wants to Ram Through in a Lame-Duck Session
In addition to the first round of their presidential election, Brazilians decided on Sunday who will control their federal legislature beginning January 1,…
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13 days ago
Yale Legacy Admission Brett Kavanaugh Is Now the Swing Vote on Affirmative Action at Universities
During his Senate Judiciary Committee testimony, new Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh took obvious pride in getting into Yale, citing it as evidence that…
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13 days ago
Immigrant Detainee Called ICE Help Line Before Killing Himself in Isolation Cell
The young Panamanian man used to tell his fellow immigration detainees that he was the reincarnation of Julius Caesar. Sometimes he hallucinated voices…
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13 days ago
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Jeff Atwood @ codinghorror This may explain why iPhone XS is so anomalously fast at Speedometer 2.0. Low level benchmarks (and Apple themselves) suggested 15%…
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14 days ago
How I Make $2,000 a Month from One Medium Article – Hacker Noon
This article I wrote on Medium earns me over $2,000 a month. Here’s how I did it… I wrote a comprehensive overview and actionable How To about a topic a lot of…
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14 days ago
Turn the web into a database: An alternative to web crawling/scraping - Mixnode News Blog
After months of development we are incredibly excited to announce thatstarting today Mixnode will enter private beta and we willstart sending invitations to the…
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14 days ago
How an Algorithm Kicks Small Businesses Out of the Food Stamps Program on Dubious Fraud Charges
In Washington Heights, a hilly neighborhood at the northern tip of Manhattan, 128 P&L Deli Grocery is the busiest hub on the block. Outside, neighbors lounge in…
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14 days ago
Gruesome Footage of Dairy Calves Exposes a Gaping Loophole in California’s Landmark Animal Welfare Law
This article includes graphic images that some readers may find disturbing.

On a chilly night in December 2016, Julianne Perry led a group of volunteers over…
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14 days ago
Defeating the Deal or No Deal Arcade Game
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Defeating the "Deal or No Deal" Arcade Game

Two teenagers figured out how to beat the "Deal or No Deal" arcade game by filming the computer animation…
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14 days ago
At Secretive Retreat, Evangelicals Celebrate Brett Kavanaugh’s Confirmation
As the Senate prepared to vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court on Saturday afternoon, evangelical Christian leaders were gathered at a secretive…
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14 days ago
Israel’s Gabriella Blum Helped Write the Laws of Drone Warfare. Nearly Two Decades Later, She Has Regrets.
In 1991, when Gabriella Blum was 16 years old, the Israel Defense Forces suggested she go see the world. She’d skipped first grade and subsequently graduated…
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15 days ago
Sen. Lisa Murkowski Admits That The Reasonable Doubt Standard Doesn’t Apply to Brett Kavanaugh’s Confirmation
Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska admitted on Friday what no other Republican senator would: The standard for joining the elite ranks of the Supreme Court is higher…
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15 days ago
Amazon offsetting pay rise by removing bonuses, union says
A worker in an Amazon ‘fulfilment centre’.Photograph: Jane Barlow/PA Amazon has been criticised for slashing benefits for UK warehouse workers, offsetting at…
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15 days ago
$1.3M Banksy Artwork “Self-Destructs” at Auction
A canvas that sold for over a million dollars was shredded by its frame but no one is sure if it was destroyed or simply transformed.
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16 days ago
Why Honda Dumped Waymo for GM
Honda Motor Co. and Waymo, the self-driving car unit of Alphabet Inc., were nearing a deal to jointly develop autonomous vehicles earlier this year when the…
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16 days ago
The iPhone XS & XS Max Review: Unveiling the Silicon Secrets
It’s been a little over three weeks since Apple unveiled the new iPhone XS, XS Max and the XR. The new flagship line-up is one of Apple’s most important ones to…
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16 days ago
Don’t sign a CLA
A large minority of open-source projects come with a CLA, or Contributor LicenseAgreement, and require you to sign one before they’ll merge your patch.…
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16 days ago
Sens. Susan Collins and Jeff Flake Are Frauds, Plain and Simple. Their Kavanaugh Votes Show It.
Sens. Susan Collins and Jeff Flake arrive for the weekly Senate Republican’s policy luncheon, in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 12, 2017.

Photo: Al Drago/Getty…
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16 days ago
Dear Susan Collins The Opposition to Brett Kavanaugh Includes Churches, Law Professors, and Conservatives — Even His Own Friends
The opposition to Brett Kavanaugh that has gotten the most attention is, naturally, the Senate Democrats who are voting against his Supreme Court…
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16 days ago
Activists Pledge $1.8 Million to Susan Collins’s Democratic Challenger If She Votes to Confirm Brett Kavanaugh
Activists, led by Ady Barkan, have now raised over $1.8 million in pledges for a future Democratic opponent of Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, promising to only…
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16 days ago
Junk Arson Science Sent Claude Garrett to Prison for Murder 25 Years Ago. Will Tennessee Release Him
On a Monday morning in late September, I arrived at a house in a gated subdivision in Alabama and asked for James F. Cooper, a retired agent with the federal…
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16 days ago
Bluetooth
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16 days ago
Girl pulls 1,500-year-old sword from lake
An eight-year-old found a pre-Viking-era sword while swimming in a lake in Sweden during the summer. Saga Vanecek found the relic in the Vidöstern lake while at…
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17 days ago
Detecting Credit Card Skimmers
Interesting research paper: "Fear the Reaper: Characterization and Fast Detection of Card Skimmers":

Abstract: Payment card fraud results in billions of…
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17 days ago
From Nation State to Empire State A Radical History of How We Got to Trump
Subscribe to the Intercepted podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Stitcher, Radio Public, and other platforms. New to podcasting? Click here.

 

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17 days ago
Impacts of Sludge’s Reporting (So Far)
A public hearing and a resolution passed in the New York City Council. An elections complaint filed by a New York state watchdog group. Campaign donations…
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17 days ago
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