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Why so many sexual harassment cases in US, not UK? - BBC News
There are huge differences in libel laws, which might explain why the scandal has hit the US so hard.
libel  rape  law  usa  uk 
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RT : The BBC coldly explains why the flood of sexual harassment exposés isn't spreading from the US to the UK: because l…
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RT : Guys I just found out that super chill cat was from a neighborhood in Istanbul and when she passed away in 2015 the…
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RT : uber as a regulatory-evasion company
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RT : Welcome to C++, where "[ ]()" is different type from "[&]()", "." is the same as "->" but different, and you have t…
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RT : Cuddling with his best friend the goat
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RT : Postgraduate students: typos happen. This beauty got through a 100 edits and revisions. It even made it into my fir…
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RT : Zackenberg musk ox camera trapped (later time lapsed)! Wish I had framed a bit higher! ...
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RT : George Osborne's rationale for imposing austerity was deficit elimination by 2015. I know how naive it sounds but f…
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RT : Every day someone asks me:" Here Bill, why dont they ask you on that"I'm a. celebrity thing? ",They have.Twice act…
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RT : Sometimes, sea level rise happens all at once.

In Antartica, scientists are uncovering a process that will be enou…
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The truth about false rape accusations — Quartz
But the truth is that false rape accusations aren’t salvos in any political struggle. They’re crimes, mostly perpetrated by the same men and women who commit other categories of crime, and for similar reasons.
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RT : jesus: it is easier for a camel to enter the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God
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Hmmmm. This is true of some truly great libraries; but I'm always profoundly grateful for a single-purpose library…
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RT : Reminder of this fricking amazing cat anecdote I found back in July in an old magazine.
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RT : You guys, I found the drunk food: Georgian “khachapuri:" it's a boat of bread containing fresh salty cheese, but…
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RT : We still have no better electrical generation method than "heat up water and use it to spin a magnet"

Nuclear reac…
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RT : Reminded of a past conversation ...
X: We're going to spend $1bn on this effort.
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RT : Any braid can be used to stir fluid, and we can use this to define its "entropy". For a braid with 3 strands, the…
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In chatlogs, celebrated hacker and activist confesses countless sexual assaults - The Verge
‘I have drunkenly sexually assaulted or raped women — the exact number of which I am currently determining’
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RT : Category theory is useful when it allows you to re-use intuition that you've gleaned (probably with significant eff…
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RT : Oblong, mystery object from beyond our solar system arrives. This is literally the plot of Rendezvous With Rama, ex…
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RT : Go program to serve current directory on local port is tweetable:

package main

import (
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func main…
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RT : Truly stunning.

Building and then running new wind and solar energy is now cheaper than continuing to run existing…
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RT : Nothing to see here, just your average dark red, tube-shaped object from outside the solar system hurtling past our…
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RT : Like so much in Justice League, it's hard to know if this is deliberate
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RT : New
1) get grant
2) do awesome research
3) publish in The Lancet
4) Get cited on underwear label
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RT : oo, oo, oo

what if, instead of being invariably for/against "move fast and break things"

we try

"code like it's…
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RT : The second-highest predictor for voting Leave was local authority spending - particularly on transpor…
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RT : Can't make it to this year? has its own free-ranging herd of in the if you…
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RT : By popular (?) demand, I've made a few t-shirts and stickers that you may use to festoon your person or nearby obje…
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RT : Do you ever see a tweet like this and think 'wait what's the murder goat, have I missed something? I'm going to fee…
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RT : If you've been thinking of Google Docs as akin to a word processor, like you'd use on your private computer... you…
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A Year of Google Maps & Apple Maps
Google Maps’s Quiet Transformation, Apple Maps’s ...?
maps  google  apple  apps  techindustry 
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Python Hashes and Equality · Hynek Schlawack
Homepage and blog of Hynek Schlawack. Pythonista, reluctant Gopher, JavaScript dabbler, and speaker from Berlin/Germany.
computers  programming  python  algorithms 
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RT : As a goat I want to clean up my pull requests so that code reviewers don't have to waste time telling me what I sho…
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RT : Billions of wonderful online friends: "Let us know if your depression acts up so we can love-bomb you."

Me: "I wil…
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RT : How to decide if blockchain is right for your project
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RT : Owner Story: "Hope my doggo's smile helps brightens your day"
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RT : Somehow I've gone 20 years using Unix without knowing `apropos` and`whatis`. Here they are in case you're in the sa…
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RT : Two years ago our workshop on programming languages for distributed systems had 20+ submissions and 30+ attendees.…
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RT : This one is really impressive, probably the best I've tried /cc
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RT : In 2005 we were terrified that mobs of normies would show up, demanding the internet to be made family friendly. Te…
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Likewise, "how's your research going?" is the worst possible question to ask a PhD student, and the only question t…
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RT : The black-footed cat is like someone looked at a normal cat and was like "This is nice but can it be smaller?"
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Running an IP Studio - BBC R&D
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RT : Boris Johnson gaffe just cost the country £450 million. I once got fired for dropping a £7 bottle of prosecco.
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RT : it's incredible that in the span of a few yrs mozilla invented a PL and re-invented a modern browser with it, and a…
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Hilde Lysiak: clearly a name to watch.
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Hilde Lysiak - Wikipedia
Hilde Lysiak: clearly a name to watch.
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RT : Me dropping off at sitter's house: Mommy loves her widdle floofy face.
Maia: Kick rocks barefoot, you…
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RT : Okay, then peeps. LONG THREAD. Put down your union flag for a moment and just take some information in. I will try…
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RT : “Senior engineer” means saying “I don’t know, but here’s where I would start to figure out the answer together ...…
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RT : A version of this article has been written every year since 1789
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RT : I’m pretty vocal about my wariness of revolution but stories like this and I’m like “aw screw it, who wants to help…
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RT : we must imagine Sisyphus happy and also as an otter
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RT : Weird how Wikileaks never publishes more stuff exposing sexual predators in positions of power. Feels like a natura…
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RT : Your kids are going to do things they shouldn’t. It helps if you married someone with a sense of humour.
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OH "If you call a thing 'new X', the next one has to be 'new new X', then 'new new new X', and you end up effective…
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RT : The trans agenda? 1. Don't kill us. 2. Don't beat us up 3. Don't rape us 4. Don't make us want to die so badly we d…
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RT : the longer you go with a broken test, the harder the sunk cost fallacy pulls you to continue and the higher the pro…
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RT : That’s good. Shorter than holdMyBeer.
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RT : Think about how many people were beaten and arrested just for saying that this would happen.
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RT : Some reasons not to code in your spare time:
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RT : "Away (with the fairies) Day"

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