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openstack  unix 
39 minutes ago
Why Brexit happened and what it means - Marginal REVOLUTION
Leave voters (especially rural and older voters) wanted to maintain the English nation, and the EU referendum was the one lever they were given to pull.
brexit  euref  culture  england 
1 hour ago
How The West Was Won | Slate Star Codex
[Western] civilization is dead. It summoned an alien entity from beyond the void which devoured its summoner and is proceeding to eat the rest of the world.

culture  globalization 
1 hour ago
Can Small Drones Be Detected by Radar?
tl;dr not by standard radar, but you can build radars (or audio/video/thermal systems) that will; the trick is telling drones from birds.
birds  drones  crime 
2 hours ago
The Central Claim in Josh Marshall’s Blog Post About Russia and Trump is False — Medium
A central claim in Josh Marshall’s widely-circulated blog post detailing Trump’s alleged ties to nefarious Russians has to do with the GOP…
russia  trump  putin  politics  journalism 
18 hours ago
Twitter
RT : I love this quote from Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins so much.
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18 hours ago
The Last Psychiatrist: The Most Important Article On Psychiatry You Will Ever Read
Drugs don't have linear effects; instead, you must max out the binding to the receptors they have most affinity to in order to notice any effect on the other receptors they bind to.
drugs  medicine  psychiatry 
19 hours ago
Slate Star Codex | Page 2
Against this narrative, I propose a different one – politicians’ beliefs and plans are best predicted by what they say their beliefs and plans are, or possibly what beliefs and plans they’ve supported in the past, or by anything other than treating their words as a secret code and trying to use them to infer that their real beliefs and plans are diametrically opposite the beliefs and plans they keep insisting that they hold and have practiced for their entire lives.
politics  history  trump  journalism 
20 hours ago
“Why? Should I Go See It?” — Medium
I am seven years old and I am standing in the shade of our playground out in the school yard, holding a fat, rainbow colored pen. You know…
film  women 
yesterday
Trump & Putin. Yes, It's Really a Thing
RT @ciphergoth: Trump and Putin: point 7 here, on Trump's only GOP platform demand, is truly chilling evidence.
trump  putin  russia  corruption  politics 
yesterday
How Putin Weaponized Wikileaks to Influence the Election of an American President - Defense One
Evidence suggests that a Russian intelligence group was the source of the most recent Wikileaks intel dump, which was aimed to influence the U.S. election.
russia  politics  wikileaks  putin  trump  infosec  spies 
yesterday
Twitter
RT : Not saying my son takes after me in love of puns, but for his sister's birthday he's made her a 'Lenin Drizzle Cake'
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2 days ago
Twitter
RT : "We've inspected the sky inside and outside. No gods or angels were found." Mayakovsky.
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2 days ago
Twitter
RT : "Our Footprints Remain In The Dusty Trails of Distant Planets"
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2 days ago
(1) Jim Wright - I know. After my summary of the first two days,...
USMC Warrant Officer has a very unfortunate vasectomy follow-up.
medicine  usmc  conservatism  funny 
2 days ago
Twitter
RT : Ladies and gentlemen, my cat
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2 days ago
Twitter
RT : Rare photo of Britain leaving the EU
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2 days ago
Social skills for autonomous people. — The power of "I can't"
RT @ireneista: An old, simple, but incredibly important point about disability: "The power of "I can't""
autism  disability  socialinteraction 
2 days ago
Twitter
RT : Applecross sunset...braw... (pic taken from the pub) :-)
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2 days ago
Twitter
RT : Good point well made sir.
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2 days ago
Brexit shows why voting with your heart, without a care about the consequences, can be immoral — Quartz
RT : Ethicists say voting w/ your heart, w/o a care about the consequences, is actually immoral
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2 days ago
Twitter
RT : Ethicists say voting w/ your heart, w/o a care about the consequences, is actually immoral
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2 days ago
Twitter
"Beauty is the first test: there is no permanent place in the world for ugly mathematics" - G. H. Hardy
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2 days ago
Twitter
RT : I was laughing too much when I got this home from the record shop to be angry. Worth every penny.
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2 days ago
Twitter
RT : I don't think this guy has got the hang of folding bikes
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2 days ago
Twitter
RT : They were made of strong stuff in 1940. A north-east tale of neeps and a Nazi bomb. I love George Donald's quotes
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2 days ago
Twitter
RT : sometimes sequential years of street view are so sad
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2 days ago
Twitter
I'm filing this tweet under "really awkward auto-truncations".
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2 days ago
Delicious & Healthy Quinoa bars & Sprouted bars I PERK!ER
Packed with delicious all natural whole foods, our Perkier healthy snacks bars are gluten, wheat & dairy free; suitable for vegans & vegetarians.
food 
3 days ago
Twitter
RT : Tyrion Lannister put out different disinformation to different people to see who was leaking.
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3 days ago
Twitter
RT : . 1) No ID on suspects yet 2) Internet blaming Muslims already 3) Whoever the shooters are, a reminder:
Munich  from twitter
3 days ago
Twitter
I was in a train station in .cz recently, and kept wondering why the tannoy kept addressing me by username...
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3 days ago
Twitter
RT : much too familiar anti-pattern from :(
osfeels  from twitter
3 days ago
Bayes for Schizophrenics: Reasoning in Delusional Disorders - Less Wrong
Related to: The Apologist and the Revolutionary, Dreams with Damaged Priors
Several years ago, I posted about V.S. Ramachandran's 1996 theory explaining anosogn
neuroscience  rationality  mentalhealth 
3 days ago
Twitter
RT : Lyonel Feininger (1871 - 1956)
Gaberndorf I, 1921
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4 days ago
Twitter
RT : Feel like Francis Fukuyama was the only one who anticipated Trump going off the reservation like this:
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4 days ago
Tavis Ormandy: Just when you thought we couldn't take this any further...
RT @doublec: Bash has a better C FFI than many programming languages I use
computers  programming  bash  c 
4 days ago
Twitter
RT : Also this. Turning the wrong question into the right answer: a quadrillion-dollar business
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4 days ago
Twitter
RT : Philip K. Dick anticipates the logical conclusion of smart appliances ("Ubik", 1969)
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4 days ago
Twitter
RT : Mr. Babbage, the functionality these visionaries were describing is now commonly referred to as "autocorrect"
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4 days ago
Twitter
RT : Congrats & for successful Dragon capture today! SpX8 pic from April over frozen Lake Baikal
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4 days ago
Twitter
RT : Next time someone hits you with a variation on the Trolley Problem, have this image ready
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4 days ago
Twitter
RT : broken dev screenshot that caught my eye (the Unity game view often goes janky while building) (but this is nice)
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4 days ago
Twitter
RT : Retweeting for an important thread, content warning for police brutality.
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4 days ago
BBC - Future - Will we ever pilot giant robots?
One day, we may have human-piloted exoskeletons for moving cargo and, possibly, heavy construction. However, the towering mechs striding through futuristic cities will remain the stuff of blockbusters. “They are a fantastic fantasy, but as a practical military vehicle, the last thing you want to be is tall,” says Weisman.
Others agree. “In some respects, we already have the technology,” says Sethu. “We will get humanoid mechs, but only if we find an application. It is only science-fi...
sf  lifeimitatessf  robots  building  military  weapons 
4 days ago
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