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How fascism works
Nearly 100,000 Nazi storm troopers are gathered to listen to a 1933 speech by Adolf Hitler on “Brown Shirt Day.” Shutterstock “Fascism” is a word that gets…
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4 weeks ago
Everything you need to know about Canada’s carbon tax battle
The latest IPCC report released Oct. 8 found now that we’ve hit 1 degree Celsius of warming above pre-industrial levels, the world is already seeing more…
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5 weeks ago
A Dark Consensus About Screens and Kids Begins to Emerge in Silicon Valley
Credit Photo Illustration by Tracy Ma/The New York Times; Getty Images (woman and child Skip to contentSkip to site index “I am convinced the devil lives in our…
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6 weeks ago
Post-Cold War U.S. Foreign Policy Has Been a Near Total Failure. Two New Books Look at Why.
It wasn’t supposed to be this way. At the end of the Cold War, the United States looked out upon a world in which it wielded unprecedented levels of power and…
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8 weeks ago
Python's New Package Landscape
May 11th, 2018 | 15 min. reading time Introduction On April 16, 2018, the Python Packaging Authority (PyPA) deployed a new version of PyPI (pronounced…
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8 weeks ago
What's a senior engineer's job? - Julia Evans
There’s this great post by John Allspaw called “ On being a senior engineer ”. I originally read it4ish years ago when I started my current job and it really…
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9 weeks ago
Universal Basic Income Is Silicon Valley’s Latest Scam
In 2016, I was invited to Uber’s headquarters (then in San Francisco) to talk about the failings of the digital economy and what could be done about it. Silicon…
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9 weeks ago
Opinion | Stumbling Toward Armageddon
How a fraudster got $12M out of a Canadian university: They just asked for it
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9 weeks ago
If the Point of Capitalism is to Escape Capitalism, Then What’s the Point of Capitalism?
What Would Happen if We Gave Each Other the Things Capitalism Tells Us to Keep From Each Other? There’s a question that keeps recurring to me these days. It…
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10 weeks ago
The Plot to Subvert an Election: Unraveling the Russia Story So Far
Illustration by Matthieu Bourel; from top: photographs by the Kremlin, Eric Thayer for The New York Times, Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images, Whitten Sabbatini for…
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12 weeks ago
iOS 12: The MacStories Review
Introduction Setup and Performance iPad Do Not Disturb, Notifications, and Screen Time Do Not Disturb Notifications Grouping Instant Tuning Provisional…
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september 2018
Learning about the Future from 2001: A Space Odyssey, Fifty Years Later—Stephen Wolfram Blog
A Glimpse of the Future It was 1968. I was 8 years old. The “space race” was in full swing. For the first time, a space probe had recently landed on another…
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september 2018
A Road to Common Lisp / Steve Losh
I’ve gotten a bunch of emails asking for advice on how to learn Common Lisp inthe present day. I decided to write down all the advice I’ve been givingthrough…
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august 2018
The self-driving car that will never arrive
Optimism about self-driving cars has sustained a fever pitch for so many years, at this point, that some die-hard boosters of the concept would still insist…
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august 2018
In Conversation: Penn Jillette
Photo: Bobby Doherty The long and successful career of Penn Jillette, the bigger half (physically and personality-wise) of the magic duo Penn & Teller, itself…
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august 2018
The Nastiest Feud in Science
Illustrations by Denise Nestor 1. Gerta Keller was waiting for me at the Mumbai airport so we could catch a flight to Hyderabad and go hunt rocks. “You won’t…
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august 2018
The Big Business of Being Gwyneth Paltrow
Gwyneth Paltrow. Credit Amanda Demme for The New York Times By O n a Monday morning in November, students at Harvard Business School convened in their classroom…
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july 2018
How work kills us
RONALD REAGAN once quipped that they say hard work never killed anyone—“But I figure why take the chance?” Yet things have changed since “the Gipper” pretended…
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july 2018
Imaginary problems, the root of bad software – George – Medium
There are many factors which can be a catalyst for bad software, from the tools being used, to the quality of communication inside your team, to the personal…
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july 2018
The Nearest
When a detective, a new mother, is assigned to the case of a horrific triple murder, it appears to be a self-contained domestic tragedy, a terrible event but…
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july 2018
“No Way to Run a Superpower”: the Trump-Putin Summit and the Death of American Foreign Policy
Days after Helsinki, the Russians claim big “agreements” were reached, and Washington is silent. Photograph by Win McNamee / Getty In the days since the Monday…
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july 2018
The Anthony Bourdain Interview
Anthony Bourdain had started smoking again, was the first thing I noticed as he sat down with me last February. He was a bit hung over from a recent working…
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july 2018
A Few Questions About the Culture: An Interview with Iain Banks
This article is part of our 2014 fund drive bonus issue ! Read more about Strange Horizons ' funding model, or donate, here . Iain M. Banks 's Culture is one of…
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july 2018
Disposable America
MirageC / Getty A straw is a simple thing. It’s a tube, a conveyance mechanism for liquid. The defining characteristic of the straw is the emptiness inside it.…
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july 2018
D.B. Cooper: Investigators Claim They’ve Discovered Skyjacker’s Identity
A team of former FBI investigators is claiming to have proof of the real identity of D.B. Cooper, the notorious airplane hijacker who has remained at large…
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july 2018
The New Arms Race Threatening to Explode in Space
In the midafternoon of January 11, 2007, US Air Force major general William Shelton sat at the head of a table in a command center at California’s Vandenberg…
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june 2018
The NSA’s Hidden Spy Hubs in Eight U.S. Cities
T he secrets are hidden behind fortified walls in cities across the United States, inside towering, windowless skyscrapers and fortress-like concrete structures…
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june 2018
And Then There Were (N-One) - Uncanny Magazine
I considered declining the invitation. It was too weird, too expensive, too far, too dangerous, too weird. Way too weird. An invitation like that would never…
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june 2018
An Extraordinarily Expensive Way to Fight ISIS
Owen Freeman I. Target The B-2 stealth bomber is the world’s most exotic strategic aircraft, a subsonic flying wing meant to be difficult for air defenses to…
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june 2018
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