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328 NSA Documents Reveal “Vast Network” of Iranian Agents, Details of a Key Intelligence Coup, and A Fervor for Voice Matching Technology
It began not by tapping enemy insurgents’ phones or capturing their emails, but by following the money.

When the National Security Agency discovered that Iran…
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18 hours ago
As Twitter Suspends Alex Jones, Should We Worry About Silicon Valley Regulating Speech
Apple, Facebook, Spotify, and YouTube’s decision to ban right-wing shock jock Alex Jones and his media site, Infowars, from their platforms in early August has…
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20 hours ago
Code Review Review is the Manager's Job
Products Pricing Blog Sign up Login Making Engineering Management Easier Behind every great tech team is a manager doing their best with a mountain of…
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Chicago Faces a Defining Moment in Police Reform and Civil Order
Several months after the fatal police shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald on the streets of Chicago, and nine months before release of video footage of the…
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Elizabeth Warren Demands in Letter That U.S. Military Explain Its Role in Yemen Bombings
In the wake of a U.S.-backed bombing last week that killed dozens of children on a school bus in north Yemen, Sen. Elizabeth Warren is demanding answers about…
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There’s a Lot of Injustice at Home — but We Can’t Let Ourselves Miss Crimes Abroad
Yemeni children take part in a mass funeral in the northern Yemeni city of Saada on Aug. 13, 2018, for children killed in an airstrike by the Saudi-led…
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Facing ‘Sex and the City’ Actress, Cuomo Ramps Up Spending
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s re-election campaign spent more than twice as much money in the last four weeks fending off a primary challenge by ‘Sex and the…
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Police Unions’ Opposition to Prison Reform Is About More Than Jobs — It’s About Racism
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks at a press conference as police respond to a reported explosion at the Port Authority Bus Terminal on Dec. 11, 2017 in New…
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“Hothouse Earth” Co-Author The Problem Is Neoliberal Economics
By shifting to a “wartime footing” to drive a rapid shift toward renewable energy and electrification, humanity can still avoid the apocalyptic future laid out…
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Haley Rose Smith
Who are you, and what do you do?

I'm Haley, and I'm an Android engineer & tech lead at Slack. I grew up in Napa Valley and now live in Oakland with my husband,…
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ArunMichaelDsouza/react-image-appear
ReactJS component to make images appear with transition as they load. Wraps an img within a placeholder element and adds a gif loader in between. No more…
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Reduce unit tests boilerplate with Jest’s .each syntax
Unit tests are crucial in web development in order to end-up with maintainable and well structured codebase. As you get, this post will not try to persuade you…
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Reduce unit tests boilerplate with Jest’s .each syntax
Unit tests are crucial in web development in order to end-up with maintainable and well structured codebase. As you get, this post will not try to persuade you…
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yesterday
How to deal with dirty side effects in your pure functional JavaScript
So, you’ve begun to dabble in functional programming. It won’t be long before you come across the concept of pure functions . And, as you go on, you will…
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Vanguard Warns of Worsening Odds for the Economy and Markets
The chances of a recession by the end of 2020 are mounting. And the prospects for the American stock market in the next decade have worsened appreciably. Those…
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Facebook’s Story Problem — and Opportunity
This is hardly the first Stratechery article about Facebook to start with SnapChat. The “camera company” née social network reported earnings that were, as they…
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yesterday
A Tour of React's Render Props Pattern
#100 — August 10, 2018

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react-day-picker: A Flexible Date Picker Component — No external dependencies. Fully customizable, with…
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2 days ago
Node Best Practices, Machine Learning in Node with TensorFlow.js and more
#250 — August 9, 2018

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Dumper.js: A Pretty Variable Inspector for Node — If you’re one for ‘print-style’ debugging, this could…
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2 days ago
Identifying Programmers by their Coding Style
Fascinating research de-anonymizing code -- from either source code or compiled code:

Rachel Greenstadt, an associate professor of computer science at Drexel…
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2 days ago
One Million Muslim Uighurs Have Been Detained by China, the U.N. Says. Where’s the Global Outrage
Police patrol in a night food market near the Id Kah Mosque in Kashgar in China’s Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region on June 25, 2017, a day before the Eid…
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2 days ago
README.md · master · Ingo Blechschmidt / tor-appeal
T tor-appeal Project Project Details Activity Cycle Analytics Repository Repository Files Commits Branches Tags Contributors Graph Compare Charts Locked Files…
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2 days ago
Scientists Just Successfully Reversed Ageing in Lab Grown Human Cells.
The ability to reverse ageing is something many people would hope to see in their lifetime. This is still a long way from reality, but in our latest experiment,…
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2 days ago
MisinfoCon DC roundup and new events
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Terms of Service Violation
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Chrome 69 Beta: CSS tricks, and more
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Traveling to the Sun: Why Won’t Parker Solar Probe Melt?
Traveling to the Sun: Why Won’t Parker Solar Probe Melt? | NASA
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He Grew Up Thinking He Was American — Until He Was Deported
Mauricio Oviedo Soto was 6 years old when a judge in a Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, circuit court officially recognized his adoption. With the stroke of a pen,…
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3 days ago
What's new in the Chrome 69 beta (lots)
#352 — August 8, 2018

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What Happens When You Create a Flexbox Flex Container? — Rachel Andrew unpacks how flexbox works in…
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4 days ago
Prefab housing complex for UC Berkeley students goes up in four days
The prefab modular grad student housing building at 2711 Shattuck Ave. (left) photographed on Aug. 1. Photo: Tracey Taylor Imagine a four-story apartment…
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4 days ago
Opinion | Oh, the Humanities!
New data on college majors confirms old trend: technocracy is crushing h https://t.co/p854rsMBOm (https://t.co/2W3YF7ll9T)
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There’s “No Question” a Progressive Woman Will Replace Keith Ellison in Congress. But Who Will It Be
The group Women Winning has become a fixture in Minnesota politics after working to support pro-choice women running for office for the last 32 years. Among the…
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Pie Charts
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“It Was All True” Minnesota Attorney General’s Former Deputy Speaks Out About Participation in Political Work
On Monday, The Intercept reported that Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson relied on her official government staff for political work, sourced largely to…
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Sludge Runs on Civil + CVL
Sludge is proud to be part of the First Fleet of newsrooms on Civil, a publishing platform for independent journalism, which operates with a new cyptocurrency…
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Zimbabwe Opposition’s Democratic Hopes Dashed as Ruling Party Returns to Mugabe Mode After Disputed Election
Instead of jubilation, a silence fell upon Harare late last week. Final results in Zimbabwe’s contested general election had just been announced, purporting to…
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Redux Code Splitting, React Pitfalls, Containers, Webpack & TypeScript! ⛳ — Pony Foo Weekly
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The terrible 'what if': how OCD makes every day a matter of life or death
After years of hungry suffering, I finally found a way to cope.Illustration: Illustration by Jared Freschman for Narratively T he first time I thought someone…
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Bill Nelson: The Russians have penetrated some Florida voter registration systems
TAMPA — Russian operatives have "penetrated" some of Florida's voter registration systems ahead of the 2018 midterms, U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson said Wednesday,…
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Maize Wallin
Who are you, and what do you do?

I'm Maize! I'm a Melbourne based composer, sound designer, and audio programmer. My focus is in 3D spatialised audio, and…
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7 days ago
The Secret API of Banks
Interacting with bank data often requires customers to trust 3rd-party services with their username and password. What if there were a more secure way? A way to…
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7 days ago
Fresh React 16.x releases to fix a server-side vulnerability in react-domserver
#99 — August 3, 2018

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Server-Side Vulnerability Fix Releases for All React 16.x Lines — If you’re using react-dom/server with any…
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7 days ago
SpiderOak's Warrant Canary Died
BoingBoing has the story.

I have never quite trusted the idea of a warrant canary. But here it seems to have worked. (Presumably, if SpiderOak wanted to…
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7 days ago
Subpoena for app called ‘Discord’ could unmask identities of Charlottesville white supremacists
White nationalists, supremacists and other alt-right members took to Discord, a chat app, to plan the “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville.
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7 days ago
The 'cost' of JavaScript, TypeScript 3.0, and a new framework from Uber
#397 — August 3, 2018

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The Cost of JavaScript in 2018 — We linked the video of Addy’s talk a month ago, but now here’s the…
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8 days ago
EMILY’s List Backs Letitia James, Andrew Cuomo’s Chosen Candidate for New York Attorney General
EMILY’s List announced on Tuesday its endorsement of Letitia James for New York attorney general, an unusual move for the women’s group that tends to shy away…
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8 days ago
Trump Administration Siding With Former Obama Aide at U.N. to Protect Industry Profits
The Trump administration, fresh off its battle against breastfeeding at the United Nations, is once again pressuring countries to revise a U.N. public health…
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9 days ago
Laura Hall
Who are you, and what do you do?

My name is Laura E. Hall -- I'm an artist, writer, puzzle-maker, and environmental narrative designer living in Portland,…
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9 days ago
Where Vim Came From
I recently stumbled across a file format known as Intel HEX. As far as I cangather, Intel HEX files (which use the .hex extension) are meant to makebinary…
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9 days ago
Minnesota Attorney General — Now Democratic Frontrunner for Governor — Relied on Government Employees for Campaign Work, They Say
Lori Swanson, Minnesota’s three-term attorney general and current candidate for governor, has presided over an office culture in which professional success is…
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9 days ago
Congratulations, America. Victory against Infowars!
YouTube just terminated Alex Jones’ channel which had 2.4 million subscribers & Facebook has removed four of his pages. Spotify finally completely kicked him to…
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9 days ago
Bob Goodlatte May Be the First Member of Congress to Disclose Owning Bitcoin
Bitcoin’s most zealous supporters may believe that the digital currency will one day pose an existential threat to the government’s control of the monetary…
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9 days ago
Hacking the McDonald's Monopoly Sweepstakes
Long and interesting story -- now two decades old -- of massive fraud perpetrated against the McDonald's Monopoly sweepstakes. The central fraudster was the…
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10 days ago
For the first time, Trump confesses that his campaign turned to Russia for help
For the first time in American history, a U.S. president admitted that his campaign had accepted Russia’s offer of help during a presidential campaign. On…
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10 days ago
Teaching Data J, the tech backlash and more
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10 days ago
Chilling Testimony in a Tennessee Trial Exposes Lethal Injection as Court-Sanctioned Torture
Julie Hall smiled on the witness stand as she recalled a memory of her old client Joseph Wood. He had spent most of the last two decades living in solitary…
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10 days ago
Three of My Books Are Available in DRM-Free E-Book Format
Humble Bundle sells groups of e-books at ridiculously low prices, DRM free. This month, the bundles are all Wiley titles, including three of my books: Applied…
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12 days ago
Capitalism Killed Our Climate Momentum, Not “Human Nature”
The skyline of Manhattan at sunset in New York, May 23, 2018.

Photo: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

This Sunday, the entire New York Times Magazine will be…
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12 days ago
Ron Dellums’s Life Holds Lessons for Every Progressive in America
Ron Dellums, one of the most significant and radical members of Congress in U.S. history, died on Monday at age 82. Liberals, progressives, social democrats, or…
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12 days ago
Trump Officials Were Warned That Family Separations Would Traumatize Children
There was an awkward quiet during the Senate Judiciary Committee’s hearing on family separations Tuesday. Richard Blumenthal, the Democratic senator from…
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12 days ago
The Trick to Viewport Units on Mobile
#351 — August 1, 2018

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Priority Nav Scroller: Priority+ Navigation in a Horizontal Scrollable Container — A practical…
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13 days ago
The Design Evolution of the Earliest Apps
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10 Years of the App Store: The Design Evolution of the Earliest Apps — A look at the…
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13 days ago
Thurgood Marshall Jr. Is Giving Thousands to a Private Prison PAC
Thurgood Marshall Jr., the older son of the renowned civil rights leader and Supreme Court justice of the same name, donates thousands annually to a political…
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13 days ago
Tyler Feder
Who are you, and what do you do?

I'm Tyler Feder, an illustrator and soon-to-be-author living and working in Chicago. I just finished illustrating Cristen…
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13 days ago
A checklist of Node.js security best practices
#249 — August 2, 2018

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Node.js is the ecosystem of choice for the majority of serverless development, and so it seems barely a…
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13 days ago
Logging Activity With The Web Beacon API
About The Author Drew is a director at edgeofmyseat.com, co-founder of Notist and lead developer for small content management system Perch . Prior to this, he…
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13 days ago
Feature Policy, Web Beacon, JavaScript Dates, TypeScript, Legacy Code & Flexbox! 🥒 — Pony Foo Weekly
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13 days ago
Stop Another Expansion of Copyright: Tell the Senate to Vote No on S. 2823
Email your representatives Yes! I would like to join EFF's mailing list for EFF news, events, campaigns, and ways to support digital freedom. Thank you for the…
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13 days ago
Using In-Game Purchases to Launder Money
Evidence that stolen credit cards are being used to purchase items in games like Clash of Clans, which are then resold for cash.
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14 days ago
U.S.-Backed Saudi Airstrike on Family With Nine Children Shows “Clear Violations” of the Laws of War
Shortly before 10 p.m. on the night of May 14, more than a dozen members of the Maswadah family, including nine children, lay sleeping in tents in the shadow of…
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14 days ago
Health Care Lobbyists Secretly Secure Democrats’ Opposition to “Medicare for All,” Internal Documents Show
The 1st Congressional District of Hawaii is about as far from Washington, D.C.’s pitched political battles as you can get — not typically seen as a national…
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14 days ago
React v16.4.2 Server-side vulnerability fix
We discovered a minor vulnerability that might affect some apps using ReactDOMServer. We are releasing a patch version for every affected React minor release so…
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14 days ago
ndb, a new and improved debugging experience for Node
#248 — July 26, 2018

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Why the New V8 is So Darn Fast — The entire V8 compiler pipeline was overhauled (and shipped) with Node 8…
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