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Latest Windows 10 update now deemed good enough for business users
Enlarge Peter Bright / Flickr Corporate users should now be unafraid to roll out the Windows 10 April 2018 Update , aka Version 1803, to their fleets, according…
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Microsoft finally gives Teams what it needs to take on Slack: A free version
Enlarge / Microsoft Teams on different devices. Microsoft Ever since its introduction, Microsoft's Teams —a collaboration tool for chatting, sharing documents,…
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17 hours ago
Open offices are as bad as they seem—they reduce face-to-face time by 70%
Enlarge / Looks like someone has a case of the Mondays. Getty | Ian Nicholson Tearing down walls and cubicles in offices may actually build up more barriers to…
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18 hours ago
Defending InfoWars, Facebook declines to stop fake news
Illustration by D. Thomas Magee This week, we learned in concrete terms that Facebook, like the Trump administration, has no bottom when it comes to hypocrisy…
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2 days ago
This $39 Device Can Defeat iOS USB Restricted Mode
70 1 42 113 Shares The most spoken thing about iOS 11.4.1 is undoubtedly USB Restricted Mode . This highly controversial feature is apparently built in response…
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2 days ago
The Ginsburg Rule: False Advertising By The GOP
Then-Supreme Court nominee Ruth Bader Ginsburg greets her husband, Martin, during her confirmation hearing in 1993. She didn’t hesitate to answer questions…
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2 days ago
Canada's Secret to Escaping the 'Liberal Doom Loop'
New Canadian citizens react as maple taffy is prepared following a citizenship ceremony in 2018 Chris Wattie / Reuters The world is burning with the fires of…
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5 days ago
New Study Confirms That American Workers Are Getting Ripped Off
Why we fight. Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images America’s unemployment rate is hovering near half-century lows. There are now more job openings than unemployed…
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6 days ago
Good Product Manager/Bad Product Manager
Warning: This document was written 15 years ago and is probably not relevant for today’s product managers. I present it here merely as an example of a useful…
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6 days ago
AirPods could revolutionize what it means to be hard of hearing
AirPods “ just work .” They’re one of Apple’s newer products that have an innovative design, are functional, and have the potential to change the way we…
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6 days ago
How Smart TVs in Millions of U.S. Homes Track More Than What’s On Tonight
The growing concern over online data and user privacy has been focused on tech giants like Facebook and devices like smartphones. But people’s data is also…
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6 days ago
Will Trump’s Supreme Court Pick Uphold the 14th Amendment?
Olivier Douliery/AFP/Getty Images Civil rights advocates want to see a justice who will uphold the Constitution — every part of it. Little more than 30 years…
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8 days ago
A backlighting kit for your TV is exactly what movie night has been missing
From sophisticated sound systems to expensive TVs, there are a million ways you can turn your living room into your ideal home theatre. If you're always on the…
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8 days ago
Who Killed the GE Model?
afp/stringer/Getty Images Who killed GE? Of course, GE is not dead, and it may well revive and flourish as a company. After all, IBM came back from the dead in…
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8 days ago
Survival of the Richest – Future Human – Medium
L ast year, I got invited to a super-deluxe private resort to deliver a keynote speech to what I assumed would be a hundred or so investment bankers. It was by…
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9 days ago
China Says U.S. Has Begun 'Largest Trade War' In History, Retaliates With Tariffs
A shipping container is offloaded from the Hong Kong-based ship in Oakland, Calif., last month. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Updated at 8:15 a.m. ET As the day…
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9 days ago
How to Grow Old: Bertrand Russell on What Makes a Fulfilling Life
“If you can fall in love again and again,” Henry Miller wrote as he contemplated the measure of a life well lived on the precipice of turning eighty, “if you…
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10 days ago
Patagonia wants U.S. companies to give employees election day off
Marcario posted a message to consumers and colleagues today , announcing that the company will be shutting down stores and offices to provide a paid day-off for…
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10 days ago
Senate panel upholds finding that Russia backed Trump, contradicting House
Video by CBS News The Senate Intelligence Committee has unequivocally upheld the conclusion of the intelligence community that Russia developed a "clear…
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10 days ago
Is Michael Cohen Turning on Donald Trump?
Trump’s former attorney Michael Cohen appears to be playing out the Prisoner’s Dilemma with the President in the most public and consequential way possible.…
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10 days ago
Release triggers for environments, branches, and definitions
Version VSTS TFS 2018 TFS 2017 TFS 2015 TFS 2013 Release, branch, and environment triggers 04/09/2018 4 minutes to read Contributors In this article Release…
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10 days ago
“I Was Devastated”: The Man Who Created the World Wide Web Has Some Regrets
Tim Berners-Lee, photographed in Amsterdam. Grooming by Patricia Van Heumen. Photograph by Olaf Blecker. “For people who want to make sure the Web serves…
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11 days ago
New Navigation for Visual Studio Team Services – Microsoft DevOps Blog
June 19, 2018 I’m excited to share the new navigation we’re working on for Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) to modernize the user experience and give you more…
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11 days ago
“Perhaps it is simpler to say that Intel…was disrupted”
Disruption is simple to say but there many factors at play. Disruption is never one feature, but a full set of assumptions that go into a business. Let’s…
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13 days ago
Intel and the Danger of Integration
Last week Brian Krzanich resigned as the CEO of Intel after violating the company’s non-fraternization policy. The details of Krzanich’s departure, though,…
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13 days ago
Inside the White House’s Quiet Campaign to Create a Supreme Court Opening
WASHINGTON — President Trump singled him out for praise even while attacking other members of the Supreme Court. The White House nominated people close to him…
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13 days ago
PowerShell - Wikipedia
PowerShell is a task automation and configuration management framework from Microsoft, consisting of a command-line shell and associated scripting language.…
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14 days ago
What is Pester and Why Should I Care?
Summary : Guest blogger, Dave Wyatt introduces a new test framework for PowerShell called Pester. This week we are honored to have one of the authors of Pester…
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14 days ago
Why Anthony Kennedy Gave Up
Justice Anthony Kennedy delivers speaks at the White House on April 10, 2017, in Washington. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images It was always more fan fiction than…
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17 days ago
Inside Facebook and Twitter’s secret meetings with Trump aides and conservative leaders who say tech is biased
Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey. (Richard Drew/AP) Twitter and Facebook are scrambling to assuage conservative leaders who have sounded alarms — and sought…
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18 days ago
My node_modules are in git again – Konstantin Raev – Medium
photo by https://unsplash.com/joshuaearle Since some time ago I can’t imagine doing commercial websites without Continuous Integration and node.js (io.js). This…
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18 days ago
iOS 12 Beta: Our Favorite Tidbits and Hidden Features (So Far)
Apple released the first public beta of iOS 12 today, allowing non-developer testers to check out the new features and improvements in the next major version of…
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19 days ago
macOS Mojave: Back to the Mac
For a few years now, it’s seemed that any forward movement macOS might make was coming in lockstep with Apple’s other platforms, most notably iOS. What was new…
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19 days ago
Marzipan as a Path to ARM Based Macs
Marzipan as a Path to ARM Based Macs June 26, 2018 Jason Snell and Myke Hurley on the Upgrade Podcast #198: The Mac Is Dead, Long Live the Mac : "Apple has said…
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19 days ago
The Secret to Nintendo’s Success
For anyone who’s ever marveled at Nintendo’s vivid, phantasmagoric, zoologically ornate video games, visiting the company’s understated home in Kyoto, Japan,…
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19 days ago
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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20 days ago
GraphQL is good, but it is not an alternative to REST services
JAXenter: Hello Christian and thank you for taking the time to speak with us. GraphQL is supposed to be something like an alternative to the more traditional…
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22 days ago
The Trouble With Johnny Depp
Matt Mahurin for Rolling Stone Johnny Depp isn't here yet. Still, his presence is all around the 10,500-square-foot rented mansion at 16 Bishopswood Road in…
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23 days ago
How the Koch Brothers Are Killing Public Transit Projects Around the Country
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A team of political activists huddled at a Hardee’s one rainy Saturday, wolfing down a breakfast of biscuits and gravy. Then they descended…
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26 days ago
The End of Civil Rights
Matthieu Bourel The fires on the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, had barely stopped burning when the Department of Justice released an extraordinary report on…
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26 days ago
Shortcuts: A New Vision for Siri and iOS Automation
In my Future of Workflow article from last year (published soon after the news of Apple's acquisition ), I outlined some of the probable outcomes for the app.…
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27 days ago
The Dark Side of the Orgasmic Meditation Company
When Michal got married in August 2015, her family and longtime friends didn’t attend. The woman who walked her down the aisle, the dozens of beaming onlookers,…
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27 days ago
Rebel developers are trying to cure our smartphone addiction — with an app
Many smartphones are typically crowded with apps, with the bings, buzzes and other notifications that keep users checking them. (Ritchie B. Tongo/European…
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27 days ago
Sessions cites Bible passage used to defend slavery in defense of separating immigrant families
Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks about immigration to law enforcement officers in Fort Wayne, Ind., on Thursday. (Mike Moore/Journal-Gazette/AP) Attorney…
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4 weeks ago
Trump faces what he's long avoided: being held to account
Michael D'Antonio is author of the book, " Never Enough: Donald Trump and the Pursuit of Success " (St. Martin's Press). The opinions expressed in this…
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4 weeks ago
Comey's actions 'extraordinary and insubordinate,' report says
(CNN) The Justice Department's internal watchdog found that former FBI Director James Comey's actions in the Hillary Clinton email investigation were…
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4 weeks ago
Whole30 Changed My Entire Relationship With Food Because I’m Dead Now
I used to be just like you: Overweight. Lethargic. A carb-and-sugar junkie looking for my next fix. Until I tried Whole30, the incredible nutritional reset…
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4 weeks ago
The Lifespan of a Lie – Trust Issues – Medium
It was late in the evening of August 16th, 1971, and twenty-two-year-old Douglas Korpi, a slim, short-statured Berkeley graduate with a mop of pale, shaggy…
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4 weeks ago
What’s Going on at the Border Is Numbing, but Going Numb Is a Luxury We Can’t Afford
As a purely descriptive matter, it’s surely true: We are all going numb. As Donald Trump makes war with Canada and peace with dictators and human rights…
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4 weeks ago
Apple finally has the right attitude about notifications in iOS 12
There were a lot of great features announced last week at Apple’s WWDC, but the one that’s going to have the biggest effect on my day-to-day life is the…
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4 weeks ago
rant-dom: On my misalignment with Apple's love affair with Swift
On my misalignment with Apple's love affair with Swift During my life as a software engineer there only have been a few occasions where the design and…
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4 weeks ago
Gossiping Is Good
Christopher DeLorenzo W ord on the street is that gossip is the worst. An Ann Landers advice column once characterized it as “the faceless demon that breaks…
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4 weeks ago
Meet the guys who tape Trump's papers back together
The president's unofficial 'filing system' involves tearing up documents into pieces, even when they're supposed to be preserved. President Donald Trump signs a…
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4 weeks ago
ICE Came for a Tennessee Town’s Immigrants. The Town Fought Back.
The Trump administration’s first big workplace raid struck fear in rural Tennessee. Charles Mostoller for The New York Times MORRISTOWN, Tenn. — One morning in…
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4 weeks ago
Inside Netflix’s TV-Swallowing, Market-Dominating Binge Factory
Above, Ryan Murphy, Spike Lee, Laverne Cox, Alison Brie, Jane Fonda, Robin Wright, and Jason Bateman. “What do you think about gas in the tank for the long…
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4 weeks ago
Trump is helping Putin with a key goal when he spurns US allies
Republican Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona flatly rejected Trump's idea, which Republican Gov. John Kasich of Ohio said "does not protect or defend the national…
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4 weeks ago
A Senior White House Official Defines the Trump Doctrine: ‘We’re America, Bitch’
Kevin Lamarque / Reuters Many of Donald Trump’s critics find it difficult to ascribe to a president they consider to be both subliterate and historically…
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4 weeks ago
Net neutrality is dead — what now?
As of June 11th, the legal protections against content discrimination on the internet are gone. As far as the FCC is concerned, net neutrality is dead. The…
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4 weeks ago
The World’s Biggest Toy Store Didn’t Have to Die
The early tale of Toys “R” Us brims with ambition, energy, and no small amount of ruthlessness, as creation stories often do. Charles Lazarus had gone from high…
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5 weeks ago
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