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ReasonReact and local state
The talk introduces ReasonReact and the way it operates on the state of React components. This is illustrated by introducing the notion of local state presented…
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The 9.9 Percent Is the New American Aristocracy
Craig Cutler 1. The Aristocracy is Dead … For about a week every year in my childhood, I was a member of one of America’s fading aristocracies. Sometimes around…
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A Rock Solid, Modern Web Stack—Rails 5 API + ActiveAdmin + Create React App on Heroku
How to blend a rock-solid CMS and API with the absolute best in front-end tooling, built as a single project and hosted seamlessly on Heroku. Rails is an…
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How the Enlightenment Ends
Edmon de Haro T hree years ago , at a conference on transatlantic issues, the subject of artificial intelligence appeared on the agenda. I was on the verge of…
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Twenty-four-Karat Chicken Wings and the Allure of Eating Gold
Gold-coated chicken wings, served at the Ainsworth. The eating of gold dates back to ancient times, but the megaphone of social media has made it a new kind of…
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yesterday
Are ebooks dying or thriving? The answer is yes
It is a heartwarming story: In spite of the endless onslaught of digital content, American readers have collectively put down their screens and decided to…
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3 days ago
Professors Explain Why It's Hard to Write Online
Gregg Newton / Reuters There comes a time in every writing-inclined person’s life when they decide between a few paths. Two common paths are journalism and the…
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10 days ago
Twitter
Ian Bogost @ ibogost I’ve spent a LOT of time over the past five years trying to help scholars write for broader audiences. It’s hard and can be…
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10 days ago
Background Briefing on President Trump's Decision To Withdraw From the JCPOA
MODERATOR: All right, thanks everybody. So we are glad to have with us today two folks to talk about the President’s decision today to withdraw from the JCPOA.…
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13 days ago
Tech Talks: Effective programming: adding an effect system to OCaml :: Jane Street
Jane Street What We Do Institutional Services Technology Culture Join Jane Street Tech Talks: Browse all Tech Talks: Building an Exchange Tech Talks: Caveat…
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14 days ago
Ninalee Allen Craig, at the Center of a Famous Photograph, Dies at 90
On an August morning in 1951, two American women met for the first time in the corridor of the Hotel Berchielli in Florence. Ninalee Allen, who was known as…
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14 days ago
A Chinese Robocall Scam Randomly Targets Immigrants’ Political Fears
A recent scam preys not on an immigrant’s sense of trust but on uncertainties about a politically perplexing present. Photograph by Tom Stoddart / Getty The…
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15 days ago
Why Female Incels Don't Go on Killing Sprees
Illustration: Angelica Alzona (GMG) When I was in high school, I felt completely undateable. Everyone around me seemed to be pairing off, falling in love, and…
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15 days ago
The San Diego Union-Tribune June 5 primary election coverage - The San Diego Union-Tribune
Election 2018: Candidate Interviews & Questionnaires Ahead of the June 5 primary, The San Diego Union-Tribune Editorial Board offers its coverage of federal,…
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17 days ago
Council candidates clash on vacation rentals, coastal height limit
Candidates for San Diego City Council debated short-term vacation rentals, a proposed sewage pipeline and high-rise housing. Republican incumbent Lorie Zapf is…
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17 days ago
San Diego City Council candidate Lorie Zapf on the issues
What would be your top priority on the City Council? As a San Diegan, my main concern is in ensuring that we all have safe, clean neighborhoods. I also want to…
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17 days ago
San Diego City Council candidate Bryan Pease on the issues
What would be your top priority on the City Council? I will relentlessly focus on housing, environment and quality of life. San Diego is lagging far behind…
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17 days ago
San Diego City Council candidate Jennifer Campbell on the issues
What would be your top priority on the City Council? My top priority for District 2 is to fight for the inclusion of residents’ voices as the city government…
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17 days ago
San Diego City Council candidate Jordan Beane on the issues - The San Diego Union-Tribune
What would be your top priority on the City Council? Housing, homeless and responsive representation for District 2. Housing and homelessness are asked about in…
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17 days ago
Tumescence as Style
“GoodFellas” directed by Martin Scorsese, 1990. Photograph by Warner Bros courtesy Everett Martin Scorsese’s “GoodFellas” has a lift. It’s like “Raging Bull,”…
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17 days ago
Sunday Reading: The Nineties
Photograph by Charles J. Peterson / The LIFE Images Collection / Getty “There are many ways of agglomerating past events,” Louis Menand wrote, a few years ago,…
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17 days ago
Rebecca Solnit: The Myth of “Real” America Just Won’t Go Away
Watching the film Phantom Thread , I kept wondering why I was supposed to be interested in a control freak who is consistently unpleasant to all the people…
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29 days ago
The Untold Story of Jaime Levy, Punk-Rock Cyber-Publishing Pioneer
In the early ’90s, Jaime Levy, a punk-rock hacker chick from Los Angeles, marched into the Tisch Building at NYU without an appointment. The move was part…
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4 weeks ago
Migrations: the sole scalable fix to tech debt.
The most interesting migration I ever participated in was Uber's migration from Puppet-managed services to a fully self-service provisioning model where any…
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4 weeks ago
Michael Cohen and the End Stage of the Trump Presidency
The raid on the offices of President Trump’s personal lawyer makes clear that Trump’s battle with the special counsel Robert Mueller is entering its final…
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5 weeks ago
‘It’s Fundamentally Addictive’: a Q&A With an Ex-Facebook Employee
Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is testifying in front of Congress this week. To accompany the testimony, Select All is publishing transcripts of…
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5 weeks ago
Mark Zuckerberg Says He’s Not Resigning
Mark Zuckerberg’s story doesn’t quite line up. For months, the Facebook chief executive has described the 2016 election as a turning point both for him and for…
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6 weeks ago
Apologies: What, When and How
I’ve apologized a fair amount for stupid and/or ignorant and/or insensitive things that I have done or said over the course of my life. This has has given me…
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6 weeks ago
A call for video game neorealism
Bicycle Thieves (1948) This is adapted from a spur-of-the-moment Lost Levels 2018 talk. In video games, we understand realism as meaning photorealism : a…
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6 weeks ago
The fall of Milo Yiannopoulos | Spectator USA
It seems the phenomenon of Milo Yiannopoulos – the brief, bright arc of his invention – is over. I do not want him to fall without being understood so I will…
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6 weeks ago
With Changing Students and Times, Colleges Are Going Back to School
H. Fred Walker stood before his Edinboro University community on a recent snowy day and issued a warning. “We have been very insular in that we have not looked…
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6 weeks ago
Google Workers Urge C.E.O. to Pull Out of Pentagon A.I. Project
Thousands of Google employees have signed a letter to Sundar Pichai, the company’s chief executive, protesting Google’s role in a program that could be used to…
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6 weeks ago
Gun Control, White Paranoia, and the Death of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Horror in the aftermath of the assassinations of Martin Luther King, Jr., and Robert Kennedy created the momentum for Congress to pass Senator Thomas J. Dodd’s…
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6 weeks ago
In Defense of Design Thinking, Which Is Terrible
Last week I was took part in the Third Annual Phil Patton Lecture , hosted by the Masters Program in Design Research at The School of Visual Arts in New York.…
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6 weeks ago
Augmenting Artworks: AR at Artsy - Artsy Engineering
In 2017, Apple released ARKit to universal acclaim. It's a solid foundation for application developers to buildAugmented Reality (AR) experiences without…
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6 weeks ago
O is for Optical Printer - Cinefex Blog
In the VFX ABC, the letter “O” stands for “Optical Printer”. So what is an optical printer? Simply put, it’s a piece of equipment designed to copy motion…
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6 weeks ago
Scott Pruitt Bypassed the White House to Give Big Raises to Favorite Aides
In early March, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt approached the White House with a request: He wanted substantial pay raises for two…
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6 weeks ago
Social media needs more awkward silences
I think it’s actually one of the most interesting philosophical questions that we face. With a community of more than 2 billion people, all around the world, in…
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6 weeks ago
Why the crypto-backdoor side is morally corrupt
Crypto-backdoors for law enforcement is a reasonable position, but the side that argues for it adds things that are either outright lies or morally corrupt.…
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6 weeks ago
Gun Culture Is My Culture. And I Fear for What It Has Become.
T wo weeks before Christmas, I had a 9-millimeter pistol concealed in my waistband and a rifle with two 30-round magazines in the passenger seat beside me. I…
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7 weeks ago
"How Heritability Misleads about Race" by Ned Block
From The Boston Review, XX, no 6, January, 1996,p. 30-35 How Heritability Misleads aboutRace According to The Bell Curve , Black Americansare genetically…
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7 weeks ago
Who Does She Think She Is?
Advertisements Laurie Penny | Longreads | March 2018 | 23 minutes (5,933 words) Another day at the Telegraph and another attack on Laurie Penny. — Nick Cohen,…
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7 weeks ago
How a Young Woman Lost Her Identity
“Hannah gives so much to other people that at a certain point there is literally nothing left,” a friend said. Illustration by Cristiana Couceiro; photograph by…
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7 weeks ago
Deep Space Nine Innings: A Star Trek Spinoff's Unlikely Baseball Obsession
Illustration: Sam Woolley Star Trek , the original television show, is built on Gene Roddenberry’s insanely optimistic view of the future. Someday, he and his…
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7 weeks ago
Ready Player One (2018)
Ready Player One is a movie about regretting having wasted your life, and it gets explicit about the many ways in which you have. I'll cop to one moment in the…
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7 weeks ago
Decrease Front-end Size | Web Fundamentals | Google Developers
One of the first things to do when you’re optimizing an application is to make it as small aspossible. Here’s how to do this with webpack. Use the production…
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7 weeks ago
Japanese zoning
This articles is a follow-up of this one about standard zoning practices in North America. It is advised to read the previous article to better compare the two.…
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7 weeks ago
Chrome memory cache vs disk cache
Ask Question 24 1 I am interested in chrome memory cache vs disk cache? I use webpack, common chunks plugin and generate all my files with chunkhash. How does…
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7 weeks ago
Twitter
WIRED @ WIRED Here's how to make the paper airplane that set the world record for distance. pic.twitter.com/bMeSKaSbFP Twitter by: WIRED @WIRED the grugq @…
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7 weeks ago
The Very Unnerving Existence of Teen Boss, a Magazine for Girls
In general, the solid execution of Teen Boss makes the concept behind it—tween-tycoon ambition—even more unnerving. Teen Boss / Bauer Media Group The magazine…
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7 weeks ago
Opinion: You Should Probably Go To More Movies By Yourself
Antisocial as it sounds, sometimes the best moviegoing experiences are the ones you undertake by yourself. I’d only been living in Texas for about a week when I…
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7 weeks ago
Opinion | Don’t Delete Facebook. Do Something About It.
Josh Edelson/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images On March 16, as the buzzer sounded in perhaps the worst upset in N.C.A.A. tournament history, and my beloved…
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8 weeks ago
New Order - Temptation [OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO]
Watch the official music video for New Order - Temptation [OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO] Get New Order music: iTunes: http://smarturl.it/NewOrderiTunes Amazon:…
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8 weeks ago
Joe Jackson - Steppin' Out
Music video by Joe Jackson performing Steppin' Out. (C) 1982 A&M Records http://vevo.ly/CHlPWr Best of JoeJackson: https://goo.gl/FHZEXT Subscribe here:…
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8 weeks ago
Dire Straits - Skateaway
The full original video. No audio modifications.
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8 weeks ago
America’s Unending Tragedy
LITTLETON, Colo.—Evan Todd, then a sophomore at Columbine High School, was in the library on the day 19 years ago when Eric Harris appeared in the doorway,…
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8 weeks ago
Securing Your GraphQL API from Malicious Queries – Apollo GraphQL
Max Stoiber is the CTO at Spectrum , a real-time chat platform for online communities. In this guest post he describes how they secured their GraphQL API from…
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8 weeks ago
Test Bench 1.2 Update for TV Reviews - Rtings.com
Presentation of the TV Test Bench 1.2 update and the new tests measurements. See the changelog here: https://www.rtings.com/tv/tests/chang... Learn more about:…
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8 weeks ago
Schlitterbahn corporation indicted in Verruckt water slide death
Claiming corporate executives were rushed, careless and lacked expertise to design a thrill ride, an indictment Friday levied criminal charges against…
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8 weeks ago
Bitcoin Is Ridiculous. Blockchain Is Dangerous
On the days when Bitcoin crashes, a holiday atmosphere takes over in my corners of the internet. People tweet screengrabs of Reddit fights. It’s always good fun…
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8 weeks ago
Ways to handle props in ReasonReact – Art Deineka – Medium
quick intro ReasonML is a shiny new syntax to time-tested 22 year old OCaml, initiated and supported by folks at Facebook. Why would an old language require a…
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8 weeks ago
thoughts.md
This document attempts to enumerate the differences between the current Stage 3 proposal for public and private instance fields and a proposal to reject the…
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8 weeks ago
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9 weeks ago
Lil Yachty x Lil Pump x Offset - BABY DADDY Reaction
6/10 what is that title tho WHO WOULD NAME THEIR SONG BABY DADDY
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10 weeks ago
The Last Word On Nothing | Every decision my kids made me make in one day
Can I play on your phone until you wake up? Will you make a creature on this kids app? Can we have breakfast now? Can we have waffles? Can I use my own money to…
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10 weeks ago
JavaScript v. backward compatibility
Inside the carton is a push-button unit fastened to a small wooden box. A glass dome covers the button. If you push the button, somewhere in the world someone…
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10 weeks ago
Betsy DeVos Fumbles Through Questions On School Safety, Campus Sexual Assault, And Inequality
Betsy DeVos, President Trump's polarizing education secretary, gave a cringe-worthy interview Sunday on 60 Minutes , in which she fumbled through questions…
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10 weeks ago
Making the case for building something useless
Yesterday I answered some questions in an “Ask Me Anything” thread at work. One particular question was both challenging to answer, and got to the heart of how…
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10 weeks ago
Opinion | YouTube, the Great Radicalizer
Jennifer Heuer At one point during the 2016 presidential election campaign, I watched a bunch of videos of Donald Trump rallies on YouTube. I was writing an…
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10 weeks ago
How to opt out of Facebook data sharing
Facebook knows a lot about you. I mean, a lot. If you've ever been creeped out by a scarily on-point ad while visiting Facebook, that's why. But some of you…
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10 weeks ago
An Interview with Tom Dale of Ember.js
I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Tom Dale, a member of the Ember.js core team who has been with the project since the very beginning. In our talk, we…
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10 weeks ago
Twitter
Carlos Scheidegger @ scheidegger 13h Replying to @johnregehr pedant alert! "fixing and bugs" s/and/any John Regehr @ johnregehr 13h Replying to @scheidegger ya…
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10 weeks ago
A Lot Can Happen in a Decade • The Breakroom
Whether you’re a developer who’s working on mobile apps, or just someone enjoying the millions of apps available for your phone, today is a very special day.…
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10 weeks ago
Mr. Jaynes’ Wild Ride | Melting Asphalt
If any book deserves to be called a mindfuck, it's Julian Jaynes' epic, The Origin of Consciousness in the Breakdown of the Bicameral Mind . When it was first…
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11 weeks ago
Sway: Create and share interactive reports, presentations, personal stories, and more.
Upgrade your browser Sway works best in the latest version of Edge, Chrome, Internet Explorer, Safari, or Firefox. Try opening Sway in one of them for the best…
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11 weeks ago
New Mexico’s Sad Bet on Space Exploration
S oon after departing the small resort town of Truth or Consequences, New Mexico, the video monitors on the bus come to life. Stars glitter in the night sky, a…
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11 weeks ago
Forde's Tenth Rule
“Any sufficiently complicated model class contains an ad-hoc, informally-specified, bug-ridden, slow implementation of half of a state machine.” Forde’s Tenth…
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12 weeks ago
The City That Remembers Everything
The most impressive technical feat of James Joyce’s novel Ulysses is that it manages to record nearly every detail from a day in the life of the book’s…
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12 weeks ago
Electronic pioneer Ryuichi Sakamoto: 'My great regret is not reconnecting with Bowie'
Ryuichi Sakamoto: ‘The decay of the piano sound is very much symbolic of life and its mortality.’Photograph: Joel Saget/AFP/Getty Images O n the roof of a…
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12 weeks ago
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