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Jordan Peterson Talks Political Correctness, the Radical Left, PC Culture and 12 Rules for Life
Here in a guest cottage at the summit of a high hill in northern California, the tenth stop on a three-continent tour to promote his new book, 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos, Jordan Peterson has broached the topic that never fails to move him to tears.
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Empty Realm – Jacobite
I first encountered the term “NPC” years ago under unhappy circumstances. A friend had dragooned me into attending a soirée at someone’s house. Shortly after I arrived, he notified me that he would be late (he never showed up), but assured me that he hoped I would have fun regardless.
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Sam Altman on Choosing Projects, Creating Value, and Finding Purpose - YouTube
Sam Altman - https://twitter.com/sama - expands on ideas that have come up in several of his essays. Specifically: choosing projects, creating value, and finding purpose.Sam’s the president of YC Group - https://ift.tt/1l8DJ2d - and co-chairman of OpenAI - https://openai.com/The YC podcast is ho
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As technologies advance and an increasing number of millennials dominate the workplace, we are seeing an exponential growth of businesses moving away from traditional company structures.
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GitHub - GNSPS/solidity-bytes-utils: Utility Solidity library composed of basic operations for tightly packed bytes arrays
Bytes tightly packed arrays utility library for ethereum contracts written. The library lets you concatenate, slice and type cast bytes arrays both in memory and storage.
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Hashing It Out #22: Casper+Sharding – Danny Ryan | The Bitcoin Podcast Network
We got a big one for you today! Danny Ryan from Ethereum comes on to speak with us about the Casper Sharding v2.1 specification. Casper Sharding is a combined effort between the migration to Proof of Stake and Sharding for ethereum.
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7 days ago by nildram
Introduction to Ethereum Payment Channels - Program the Blockchain - YouTube
Todd and I explain at the whiteboard how Ethereum payment channels work. For more details, check out our blog posts:https://ift.tt/2Pd2vS1...
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7 days ago by nildram
GitHub - LayerXcom/vyper-remix: Remix Vyper Plugin
Vyper Plugin for Remix IDE. This plugin is hosted at https://ift.tt/2yQgrXW. To use it, open Settings tab and put this JSON in plugin section.
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7 days ago by nildram
Building Operating Cadence With Remote Teams | Wade Foster, Zapier | BoS Europe 2018 - Business of Software USA
Wade Foster and his co-founder started Zapier (it rhymes with ‘happier’) back in 2011 during a hackathon. Now, the company has over 160 employees and no office. Zapier is a fully-remote company, and has no intention of changing that.
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7 days ago by nildram
Week in Ethereum News — “November 3, 2018″
News and Links Layer 1 Layer 2 Stuff for developers - devcon means new tools and new releases Embark v4.0 - new web UI called Cockpit web3j v4.0.0 alpha web3x v1.2.1 - web3js port to Typescript now feature complete including support for ENS, Swarm and Whisper Slither v0.
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8 days ago by nildram
e to the pi i, a nontraditional take - YouTube
Improved version here: https://youtu.be/mvmuCPvRoWQThe enigmatic equation e^{pi i} = -1 is usually explained using Taylor's formula during a calculus class. This video offers a different perspective, which involves thinking about numbers as actions, and about e^x as something which turns one action
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8 days ago by nildram
Lack of Diversity in Ethereum Smart Contracts Pose Risks to Whole Ecosystem, Report Says
The paper, entitled “Analyzing Ethereum’s Contract Topology,” claims that most Ethereum smart contracts are “direct- or near-copies of other contracts,” which represents a potential risk if a copied smart contract contains a vulnerable or a buggy code. Partially supported by the U.S.
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9 days ago by nildram
ETH Goes Bloom; Filling up Ethereum’s Bloom Filters
We spent some time at the IC3-Ethereum Boot Camp hacking on Ethereum’s Bloom filters. This article goes over the result of that work, and some of the interesting things we learned. The code used for these experiments is available on GitHub here.
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10 days ago by nildram
The Bully’s Pulpit
In late February and early March 1991, during the first Gulf War, U.S. forces bombed, shelled, and otherwise set fire to thousands of young Iraqi men who were trying to flee Kuwait.
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Announcing Doppelganger – Ethworks – Medium
Automated testing is the cornerstone of modern software engineering. It allows developers to quickly verify if a piece of code works according to specification. This again allows for rapid iteration on both the design and implementation of a work.
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14 days ago by nildram
A Helpful Guide to Reading Better
“In my whole life, I have known no wise people (over a broad subject matter area) who didn’t read all the time – none, zero.” — Charlie Munger One of the best ways to learn is from the experiences of others. And one of the best ways to do that is to make friends with the eminent dead.
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15 days ago by nildram
The Problem with Using Personality Tests for Hiring
Sara Rynes, Amy Colbert, and Kenneth Brown conducted a study in 2002 to determine whether the beliefs of HR professionals were consistent with established research findings on the effectiveness of various HR practices.
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15 days ago by nildram
A Game of You - Epsilon Theory
As Gaiman says about this fifth collection of Sandman comics, “it’s most people’s least favorite volume, and I love it all the more for that.” I feel the same way about what I write, particularly on social media like Twitter.
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A Guide to Post-Quantum Cryptography | Trail of Bits Blog
For many high-assurance applications such as TLS traffic, medical databases, and blockchains, forward secrecy is absolutely essential. It is not sufficient to prevent an attacker from immediately decrypting sensitive information.
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17 days ago by nildram
On the User Base of Decentralized Exchanges – Alethio – Medium
The data that decentralized exchanges leave on the Ethereum chain is written history. The artifacts, log entries, transactions and contract messages, are there to stay. Of course you can explore DEX trades on our monitoring platform (http://dex.watch/).
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17 days ago by nildram
Putting the Real Back Into Realpolitik - Epsilon Theory
All I know is that we have to find some way to censure M.B.S. for this — without seeming to attack the whole Saudi people and destabilize the country. And we have to make sure that the social/religious reform process in Saudi Arabia proceeds — whoever is in charge there.
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17 days ago by nildram
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18 days ago by nildram
The Good, the Bad, and the Weird | Trail of Bits Blog
Let’s automatically identify weird machines in software. Combating software exploitation has been a cat-and-mouse game ever since the Morris worm in 1988. Attackers use specific exploitation primitives to achieve unintended code execution.
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18 days ago by nildram
Minimal VDF randomness beacon - Sharding - Ethereum Research
TLDR: We present a minimal randomness beacon using a Verifiable Delay Function (VDF). We argue for the safety and liveness of the RANDAO + VDF scheme and conclude with some discussion points. Thanks to @prateek and @mihailobjelic for feedback.
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18 days ago by nildram
October Meshwide Townhall - Zoom
Skip to main content Recording Playback setting Playback Range Range - to Gregory Whiting 10:38 God morning Ashoka Tim Siwula 10:44 lemme get that finley token Ashoka Finley 10:58 Good morning, afternoon, and evening John Packel 10:59 Finley token? Sign me up.
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20 days ago by nildram
Securing Smart Machines: Where We Are, Where We Want to Be, and Challenges - YouTube
Moderator:Tadayoshi Kohno, Associate Professor, Computer Science and Engineering Department, Univ of WashingtonPanelists:Akshay Aggarwal, Chief Executive Officer, Deja vu SecurityDan Guido, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Trail of BitsLaura Berger, Attorney, Federal Trade CommissionUsing rec
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21 days ago by nildram
Open Sourcing Subzero – Square Corner Blog – Medium
Late last year, Square began offering the ability to buy and sell Bitcoin with Cash App. As part of that launch we invested heavily in building out our cryptocurrency infrastructure to help protect our customers’ funds, and Square itself, from both internal and external threats.
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22 days ago by nildram
Gmail Creator and YC Partner Paul Buchheit on Joining Google, How to Become a Great Engineer and Happiness - Triplebyte Blog
Paul Buchheit is an engineer and partner at Y Combinator. He was the 23rd employee at Google, where he built Gmail and the first prototype for Adsense. After leaving Google he co-founded Friendfeed, which was acquired by Facebook.
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22 days ago by nildram
GitHub - loomnetwork/plasma-paper: Plasma Cash: Towards Improved Plasma Constructions.
Towards Improved Plasma Constructions All in one explanatory paper on Plasma Cash, featuring reference implementation at https://github.
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22 days ago by nildram
globalinequality: Hayekian communism
You think it is a contradiction in terms, a paradox. But you are wrong: we are used to think in pure categories while life is much more complex; and paradoxes do exist in real life. China is indeed a country of Hayekian communism.
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22 days ago by nildram
SublimeNotebook/README.markdown at master · aviaryan/SublimeNotebook · GitHub
The requirements for using this tool are as follows. Make sure to have them installed before proceeding to the next section. The first step is downloading the release (SublimeNotebook_vX.Y.zip) from https://ift.tt/2P5VJwE.
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26 days ago by nildram
PDC 2 – Walking Through the Official Document on China’ Social Credit System – PDC
If you follow news on politics or China, you probably know the existence of Social Credit system in China. But all the Western media are too fixated on the citizen score and surveillance part. Let me walk you through the real Social Credit system.
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26 days ago by nildram
Slack Doesn’t Have End-to-End Encryption Because Your Boss Doesn’t Want It - Motherboard
End-to-end encryption—where keys are stored on individual devices by users, meaning only the intended recipients can read message content—is continuing to spread across messaging platforms.
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28 days ago by nildram
Elinor Ostrom Debunks Tragedy of the Commons — YES! Magazine
The biggest roadblock standing in the way of many people’s recognition of the importance of the commons came tumbling down when Indiana University professor Elinor Ostrom won the Nobel Prize for Economics.
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28 days ago by nildram
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Similar to how Web 2.0 provided a paradigm shift in the way we interact and do business, Web 3.0 constitutes another foundational change thanks to new protocols and networks that undergird interactions on the web. The global adoption of Web 2.
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4 weeks ago by nildram
Lessons from Coinbase’s Wild Ascent: Four Rules for Scaling | First Round Review
In early January 2017, Varun Srinivasan and the rest of the engineering team at Coinbase returned from the holiday break to an unexpected present as the new year got underway. The price of Bitcoin was skyrocketing, pushing past $1000 and showing no signs of slowing down.
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Due to a consensus issue with the Constantinople fork, Ropsten is currently not usable. The Ethereum dev community is investigating. Until further notice please utilize one of the other Ethereum testnets
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GitHub - kayagoban/shadowlands: A Python3 based, TextUI Dapp platform for Ethereum
Shadowlands A 100% Python, TextUI Dapp platform for ethereum, built on Python3.5+, web3.py and asciimatics But why would you do that? I like the idea of using Ethereum to its fullest potiential without ever launching a web browser.
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4 weeks ago by nildram
Lashing out at a Spank Channel – Stork & Crow BV – Medium
This past week SpankChain, a very interesting and really cool blockchain startup that definitely deserves a lot of respect*, was hacked. It was a useful hack as it turns out.
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4 weeks ago by nildram
How to Grow Distributed Leadership – Enspiral Tales – Medium
For years, I’ve been throwing myself into environments where there are no bosses, but there are lots of leaders.
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Sign up to Ethereum security office hours
Once every other week, our engineers host a one-hour video chat where answer Ethereum security questions at no cost. We help guide participants through using our suite of Ethereum security tools and reference the essential knowledge and resources that people need to know.
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4 weeks ago by nildram
How Duolingo achieved a 50:50 gender ratio for new software engineer hires | Making Duolingo Blog
Recently, Duolingo hit a milestone that we are very proud of: our incoming software engineer hires from universities have reached a 50:50 gender ratio.1 This is a significant achievement in light of the historical gender imbalance in the tech industry. However, it didn’t happen by chance.
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4 weeks ago by nildram
The Crypto Governance Manifesto – Amentum – Medium
There have been many discussions lately surrounding the topic of governance, specifically in regards to cryptocurrencies and how or who should dictate the guidance around a protocol’s improvement and architectural decision making. In crypto, things move fast.
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What Makes a Good Security Audit? | Electronic Frontier Foundation
EFF recently began a new Campaign for Secure & Usable Crypto, with the aim of encouraging the creation and use of tools and protocols that not only offer genuinely secure messaging, but are also usable in practice by the humans who are most vulnerable to dangerous surveillance, including those who
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5 weeks ago by nildram
We Got Spanked: What We Know So Far – SpankChain – Medium
At 6pm PST Saturday, an unknown attacker drained 165.38 ETH (~$38,000) from our payment channel smart contract which also resulted in $4,000 worth of BOOTY on the contract becoming immobilized. Of the stolen/immobilized ETH/BOOTY, 34.99 ETH (~$8,000) and 1271.
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Opinion | How to Make a Big Decision - The New York Times
Have no fear. An emerging science can now help you choose. Mr. Johnson writes about science and the history of innovation.
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Decentralization ≠ Disintermediation – Liquality – Medium
TLDR: The decision to decentralize does not necessarily lead to peer-to-peer networks — the reincarnation of decentralized intermediaries is a real threat to open, neutral, borderless, censorship-resistant networks.
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How French “Intellectuals” Ruined the West: Postmodernism and Its Impact, Explained - Areo
Postmodernism presents a threat not only to liberal democracy but to modernity itself.
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Classifying Staking Implementations: A Framework
It has been 6 years since the idea of Proof-of-Stake (PoS) was first proposed by the Peercoin project. An eternity in blockchain time. Yet large projects like Ethereum and Cosmos are taking years to launch their own PoS-based chains, with timelines delaying over and over.
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Did Kavanaugh Do It? – Eric Saund – Medium
How can we understand the Kavanaugh hearing and people’s reaction to it? The well-established logic of probabilities can help. The testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee left a lot of uncertainty and a lot of room for interpretation.
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SolidStamp - a flight recorder for the Ethereum ecosystem. | SolidStamp
The relationship between auditors and their clients can be challenging. Auditors need time to fully assess a client’s code. Clients, on the other hand, want audits completed quickly and without additional follow up work required from them.
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Crypto enthusiasts want to tokenize everything, but that’s tricky with Ethereum’s current privacy model. “Privacy” for blockchains is a catch-all and earlier this year, I wrote a primer about the variety of privacy approaches for the decentralized web. While Ethereum 2.
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6 weeks ago by nildram
NSA Codebreaker Challenge
DISCLAIMER - The following is a FICTITIOUS story meant for providing realistic context for the Codebreaker Challenge and is not tied in any way to actual events.
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Enter the Hydra: Towards Principled Bug Bounties and Exploit-Resistant Smart Contracts - YouTube
Philip DaianCornell Tech, IC3Abstract: Bug bounties are a popular tool to help prevent software exploits. Yet, they lack rigorous principles for setting bounty amounts and require high payments to attract economically rational hackers. Rather than claim bounties for serious bugs, hackers often sell
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6 weeks ago by nildram
[Part One] Second Layer Solutions: A journey into Meta Transactions, Counterfactual Instantiation…
We started working on Universal Ids suggested by Alex Van de Sande. We strayed of the smart contract standard and changed the guidelines to optimise for UX. Also created a full p2p second layer network of relayer nodes.
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Top ten obstacles along distributed ledgers’ path to adoption – Bentham’s Gaze
In January 2009, Bitcoin was released into the world by its pseudonymous founder, Satoshi Nakamoto. In the ensuing years, this cryptocurrency and its underlying technology, called the blockchain, have gone on a rollercoaster ride that few could have predicted at the time of its deployment.
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Solidity ERC20 TreasureChest Challenge - Earn your spot on the leaderboard! : ethdev
https://ift.tt/1OI1Koi - The Ethereum Programming Stack Exchange /r/ethereum - Offical sub, for discussion of Tech and Application Development using Ethereum. /r/ethtrader - Trading sub, for price discussion of Ether and other cryptocurrencies /r/EtherMining - Ether Mining discussion.
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Ethereum Development and DApps
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Securify (Smart Contract Security Scanner) is Now on GitHub : ethdev
https://ift.tt/1OI1Koi - The Ethereum Programming Stack Exchange /r/ethereum - Offical sub, for discussion of Tech and Application Development using Ethereum. /r/ethtrader - Trading sub, for price discussion of Ether and other cryptocurrencies /r/EtherMining - Ether Mining discussion.
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6 weeks ago by nildram
30 Signs of Self Organizing Culture | See Lemons on Adventures
Random Observation/Comment #605: A lot of unlearning from the “traditional” hierarchy culture is necessary to fully grasp the self-organizing/decentralized company operational efficiency.
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6 weeks ago by nildram
A Simplified Look at Ethereum’s Casper – Coinmonks – Medium
There are multiple versions of Casper, the documentation is scattered and constantly evolving, it’s now being genetically spliced with sharding — and even if none of that were true, it’s heavy stuff.
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Distributed Ledgers: what is so interesting about them? | Conspicuous Chatter
Some may have noticed I have gone part-time at University College London, and plan to spend the next two years engineering and launching distributed systems as part of the Chainspace project, Vega Protocol and Kryptik.
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GitHub - ethsecurity/berlin-workshop: This is a repo which serves to design and develop the website which contains ETHSecurity resources.
It's time we organized the relevant information into gitbook (could change if there is strong opinion against it). The resources we linked before Berlin are below. Here are a list of tasks that need to be accomplished, followed by notes from the workshop, and then general information to think about.
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6 weeks ago by nildram
Twitter
Whatever his faults, @WhatsApp founder @brianacton has historic amount of moral courage...
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build impossible programs by Julia Evans – Deconstruct
(Editor's note: transcripts don't do talks justice.
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7 weeks ago by nildram
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What is Plasma, where is it going, and when? Last month, my colleague Ben Edgington wrote an article called “State of Ethereum Protocol #1”. He dives into the past and present progress of sharding and general changes in the base protocol.
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7 weeks ago by nildram
PegaSys: Pantheon Demo - Zoom
Skip to main content Recording Playback setting Playback Range Range - to Daniel Heyman 22:30 Thanks! We're excited to have you here! chaals 27:16 :thumb: Thorsten Krug 28:16 Can we talk about in public? Share a screenshot? Daniel Heyman 28:52 We'll be announc
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7 weeks ago by nildram
Whatever Happened to the Semantic Web?
In 2001, Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web, published an article in Scientific American. Berners-Lee, along with two other researchers, Ora Lassila and James Hendler, wanted to give the world a preview of the revolutionary new changes they saw coming to the web.
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7 weeks ago by nildram
Connectle: Conversations on Connected Work. by Connectle on Apple Podcasts
Connectle is the community cocreating a new way of working. Bringing together diverse perspectives in real conversations.
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7 weeks ago by nildram
Controlling Your Cartoon: Nike and the Art of the Meme - Epsilon Theory
The key to political and commercial success in a widening gyre? Controlling your own cartoon. By now you’ve seen this Nike/Kaepernick ad everywhere, along with the knock-offs and the jokes and the protests.
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7 weeks ago by nildram
The Secret History of Dune - Los Angeles Review of Books
FRANK HERBERT’S Dune (1965) is a science-fiction classic in part because it’s such brilliant pastiche.
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Who This Site Is For // Think Like (a) Git
"Advanced beginners" with Git. You should know how to create a repository, add and commit files to it, and you should probably have some idea of why you might want to use a branch. If you're still struggling with what version control software is for, this site may not be that useful to you.
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8 weeks ago by nildram
Git - Git Basics
So, what is Git in a nutshell? This is an important section to absorb, because if you understand what Git is and the fundamentals of how it works, then using Git effectively will probably be much easier for you.
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8 weeks ago by nildram
Org Syntax (draft)
This document describes and comments Org syntax as it is currently read by its parser (Org Elements) and, therefore, by the export framework. It also includes a few comments on that syntax.
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