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Why Can Everyone Spot Fake News But The Tech Companies?
YouTube In the first hours after last October's mass shooting in Las Vegas, my colleague Ryan Broderick noticed something peculiar: Google search queries for a…
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ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT TOOLS FOR DEVOPS ENGINEER
Configuration Management Tools for DevOps DevOps is a combination of software development and operations — and as its name suggests, it’s a melding of these two…
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Introducing True Network Emulation in Visual Studio 2010
With the Beta 1 release of Visual Studio 2010, we have introduced true network emulation for load tests and pretty much every other test type we support. What…
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Principles of Chaos Engineering
PRINCIPLES OF CHAOS ENGINEERING Last Update: 2017 April Chaos Engineering is the discipline of experimenting on a distributed system in order to build…
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Improve your Cloud Native DevOps Flow with Chaos Engineering
Discover and Respond to System Weaknesses with the Chaos Toolkit and Weave Have you ever thought about what would happen if the connection between your…
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How to go from Good to Great – StashAway Engineering – Medium
This is an introduction to a multi-part series, where we explore making front-end development processes more efficient and scalable — to make a better product,…
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How to develop a DevOps culture
Switching to DevOps DevOps is a hot topic in the tech industry. While definitions vary, the basic idea behind DevOps is to merge developers and operations staff…
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Development at Honeycomb: Crossing the Observability Bridge to Production | Honeycomb
For years, the “DevOps” community has felt focused on one main idea: what if we pushed our ops folks to do more development? To automate their work and write…
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Opinion | Nasty, Brutish and Trump
Students staged a “lie-in” outside the White House on Monday to promote gun control reform. Zach Gibson/Getty Images On Wednesday, after listening to the…
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Opinion | The De-Trumpification Agenda
Tom Brenner/The New York Times In January, the anti-corruption organization Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, or CREW, released a detailed…
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Donald Trump’s CPAC speech is a reminder that he’s a pitifully weak president
Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Speaking at the 2018 Conservative Political Action Conference in Oxon Hill, Maryland, on Friday, President Donald Trump announced…
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Paul Manafort, American Hustler
I. The Wisdom of Friends The clinic permitted Paul Manafort one 10-minute call each day. And each day, he would use it to ring his wife from Arizona, his voice…
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Gun Rights, 'Positive Good' and the Evolution of Mutually Assured Massacre
Should we see how other countries have done when they decided to arm teachers and principals as a way to prevent school massacres? Does that make this sound…
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At Japan’s suicide cliffs, he's walked more than 600 people back from the edge
Almost no one jumps on rainy days. They jump when the sun returns and the masses step outside, reminding them of their misery. They jump during financial crises…
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The keto diet, explained
The keto diet has good science proving it works — just not for weight loss. Alexander Prokopenko /Shutterstock It’s why people are putting grass-fed butter in…
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2 days ago
The Pro-Trump Media Has Its Match In The Parkland Students
Via CNN On Monday night, the pro-Trump media set its sights on a new political enemy: young adult survivors of gun violence. The attack on outspoken survivors…
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I've been shot in combat. And as a veteran, I'm telling you: allowing teachers to be armed is an asinine idea
After the most recent school shooting, this time at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, where a 19-year old gunman was charged with…
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What I Saw Treating the Victims From Parkland Should Change the Debate on Guns
As I opened the CT scan last week to read the next case, I was baffled. The history simply read “gunshot wound.” I have been a radiologist in one of the busiest…
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Trump: Armed teachers could stop attacks
Trump endorses guns for teachers to stop shootings 21 February 2018 Related Topics Florida school shooting Media playback is unsupported on your device Media…
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Reflecting on Wayfair’s Conversion to React and Redux | Wayfair Technology Blog
Early in 2017, Wayfair made the decision to adopt React as our primary frontend framework of choice. Rather than cover the reasons why we chose React, more…
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Swype keyboard has been discontinued
The app responsible for popularizing swipeable virtual keyboards has been discontinued. Nuance ended development this month of Swype for both iOS and Android,…
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Confessions of a Russiagate true believer
Donald Trump accidentally leaking Israeli intelligence secrets to the Russian government. Alexander Shcherbak/TASS/Getty Paul Manafort left his job working as…
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We’ve long blamed carbs for making us fat. What if that’s wrong?
The best test of the low-carb diet found it doesn’t work that well. The Washington Post/Getty It’s one of the most hotly contested areas of dieting: How much do…
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Idaho’s brazen plan to unravel Obamacare, explained
Javier Zarracina/Vox Republicans in Congress failed to repeal Obamacare, but Republicans in Idaho are trying to do it themselves — law of the land be damned.…
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Why is the Manhattan DA looking into Newsweek’s ties to a Christian university?
Note From the Editors: As we were reporting this story, Newsweek Media Group fired Newsweek Editor Bob Roe, Executive Editor Ken Li and Senior Politics Reporter…
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How Bob Mueller Bought Himself More Time
Gerald Herbert/AP Photo The special counsel just made it harder for the president to fire him. Maybe that helps explain this weekend’s fusillade of angry tweets…
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Opinion | Whatever Trump Is Hiding Is Hurting All of Us Now
President Trump in Washington on Friday. Tom Brenner/The New York Times Our democracy is in serious danger. President Trump is either totally compromised by the…
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Students Ratcheting Up Anti-Gun Protests After School Shooting
On Monday, demonstrators in Washington, D.C., staged a ‘lie-in,’ urging gun-control reform after the deadly shooting last week at a Florida high school. Photo:…
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iCloud security overview
Here's more detail on how iCloud protects your data. Data Encryption Notes In transit On server CalendarsYesYesA minimum of 128-bit AES…
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Facebook takes down data and thousands of posts, obscuring reach of Russian disinformation
Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP/Getty Images Social media analyst Jonathan Albright got a call from Facebook the day after he published research last week showing that…
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Opinion | The Tyranny of Convenience
Hudson Christie Convenience is the most underestimated and least understood force in the world today. As a driver of human decisions, it may not offer the…
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The History of Russian Involvement in America's Race Wars
According to a spate of recent reports , accounts tied to the St. Petersburg-based Internet Research Agency—a Russian “troll factory”— used social media and…
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This Stranger Things-style adventure game is an overwhelming blast of nostalgia
There’s a certain breed of entertainment that manages to be nostalgic for a particular era, while still transcending that allure to become a wonderful spectacle…
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Marco Rubio’s case against gun control defies simple logic
Mark Wilson/Getty Images Sen. Marco Rubio’s (R-FL) argument against gun control is, essentially, the “too long; didn’t read” of policymaking: It’s too hard to…
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8 days ago
A new iOS bug can crash iPhones and disable access to iMessages
Apple had a shockingly bad week of software problems just before the end of 2017, and it looks like 2018 isn’t starting so well either. A new bug has been…
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9 days ago
White House reels as FBI director contradicts official claims about alleged abuser
The White House struggled Tuesday to contain a widening crisis over its handling of domestic violence allegations against a senior official, as it reeled from…
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11 days ago
3 Trump properties posted 144 openings for seasonal jobs. Only one went to a US worker.
President Donald Trump's businesses don’t seem too concerned about “America First." A Vox analysis of hiring records for seasonal workers at three Trump…
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11 days ago
Exclusive: U.S. Strikes Killed Scores of Russian Fighters in Syria, Sources Say
U.S. forces killed scores of Russian mercenaries in Syria last week in what may be the deadliest clash between citizens of the former foes since the Cold War,…
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🧘🏻‍♂️Steven Sinofsky ॐ on Twitter
🧘🏻‍♂️Steven Sinofsky ॐ @ stevesi 1h Replying to @stevesi 2/ Several important points are conflated in the broad discussion about Apple and software: • Quality •…
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How Apple Plans to Root Out Bugs, Revamp iPhone Software
Apple's annual software upgrade this fall will offer users plenty of new features: enabling a single set of apps to work across iPhones, iPads and Macs, a…
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Inside Facebook's Two Years of Hell
One day in late February of 2016, Mark Zuckerberg sent a memo to all of Facebook’s employees to address some troubling behavior in the ranks. His message…
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Why AdTrader is Suing Google and Why Most Advertisers Might Never Get that Chance Again
TL;DR: In December 2017, AdTrader launched both an individual damages case and a class-action lawsuit against Google. Both cases are predicated on a seven-month…
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12 days ago
John Barlow: Mayor of the Internet
Barlow (that's what most of his friends called him) flaunted his complexity. He advertised himself as a Republican Deadhead, as a cowboy hacker, a spiritual…
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13 days ago
I'm planting most of my garden in Earthboxes this year
I'm a huge fan of the Earthbox . My best crops of tomatoes, strawberries, peppers, and corn have all been from these wonderful self-watering containers. I…
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How to Turn Off Smart TV Snooping Features
We watch our televisions, and in many cases our televisions watch us back. That's the backdrop to the news this week that Vizio has agreed to settle charges…
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Sorry, FCC: Charter will lower investment after net neutrality repeal
Enlarge Steve Johnson The Federal Communications Commission's quest to prove that killing net neutrality is somehow raising broadband investment recently…
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Leak of iBoot code to GitHub could potentially help iPhone jailbreakers [Updated]
Enlarge Samuel Axon On the evening of February 7, Motherboard's Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai reported that code from the secure boot-up portion of Apple's iOS…
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An insider explains how rural Christian white America has a dark and terrifying underbelly
An insider explains how rural Christian white America has a dark and terrifying underbelly (Photo: Wikimedia commons) As the election of Donald Trump is being…
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Logan Paul learned nothing
It was less than a week after Logan Paul’s post-scandal return to regular vlogging that YouTube ”temporarily” suspended ads on his channel. The company’s…
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In fight against Trump, Democratic AGs take a page from GOP
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey have emerged as the shock troops of the Democratic resistance to…
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Trump, Saying ‘Mere Allegation’ Ruins Lives, Appears to Doubt #MeToo Movement
Sarah Huckabee Sanders initially came to the defense of Rob Porter, right, a former aide, saying that the president and the chief of staff had “full confidence”…
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The Computer Part People Are Hoarding: ‘I Felt Like I Was Buying Drugs’
Gamers are facing competition for computer-graphics cards. Photo: Getty Images Three months into a seemingly futile search, James Liska finally spotted a…
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14 days ago
Delivering effective communication in software teams
Transmitter (source: hpgruesen ) Discover best practices for building maintainable software and team structures at the O’Reilly Software Architecture New York…
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14 days ago
Trump just taught a master class in manipulating language to excuse abuse
Donald Trump speaks in the Oval Office, February 9, 2018, in Washington, DC. Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images The latest excuse for assaulting women minimizes…
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15 days ago
macOS Server Will Lose Many Services this Spring: Here Are Alternatives
Last summer, the Rocket Yard ran a 7-part series on macOS Server and how it could be used to provide a variety of services — calendar, contacts, mail, messages…
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15 days ago
The Book That Spooked the South
Two weeks before Christmas 1829, 60 copies of a book slipped off a ship at the port of Savannah and found their way to a local black preacher. Seeing what was…
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16 days ago
SpaceX Just Took Us to a Tipping Point
Rafters Make Chilling Discovery in Crystal-Clear Water
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House Intel Republicans plan to wall off their aides from Democratic staffers
In a sign of increasing partisan hostilities, Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee plan to construct a wall – a physical partition – separating…
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Why Didn’t the White House See Domestic Violence as Disqualifying?
On New Year’s Day, 1996, future Trump campaign chair Steve Bannon was charged with three misdemeanor counts of domestic violence by the Santa Monica police. The…
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16 days ago
House leaders scramble to win support for budget deal ahead of midnight deadline
Congressional leaders worked Thursday to muscle through a sweeping two-year bipartisan budget deal that would add more than a half-trillion dollars in federal…
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16 days ago
Quincy Jones on the Secret Michael Jackson and the Problem With Modern Pop
In both music and manner, Quincy Jones has always registered — from afar, anyway — as smooth, sophisticated, and impeccably well-connected. (That’s what earning…
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Analysis | A flat-earther finally tried to fly away. His rocket didn’t even ignite.
A man who claims that Earth is flat tried to leave it in a homemade rocket Saturday but failed to overcome the gravitational force of a…
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16 days ago
Trump Wants Pentagon To Stage Military Parade Down Pennsylvania Avenue
Tanks parade past President Trump, first lady Melania Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife, Brigitte Macron, during a Bastille Day parade on the…
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16 days ago
Idaho Stripped Climate Change From School Guidelines. Now, It’s a Battle.
Advertisement Climate The political fight over global warming has extended to science education in recent years as several states have attempted to weaken or…
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17 days ago
Analysis | This is the U.S. county that buys the least healthful groceries
An emerging body of research suggests that some groups of consumers may simply be less interested in buying healthful groceries than others. (iStock) The 4,500…
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17 days ago
The Makers of Game of Thrones Are Writing and Producing New Star Wars Movies
Image: Lucasfilm If you thought the Solo trailer was the big Star Wars news of the week, think again. Breaking news from the galaxy far, far away tells us that…
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