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"Who's downloading pirated papers? Everyone"
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Whose Homes? | Dissent Magazine
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The University of Chicago is attacking academic freedom.
August 26, 2016 Eric Kleefeld an hour ago Yet again, the Republican dream of winning over Jewish voters has been crushed. Every cycle, we hear predictions that…
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astropy-APEs/APE10.rst at master · astropy/astropy-APEs · GitHub
It's official: from end of next year, new versions of will only support Python 3!
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< Previous Article Next Article > Online First Online First Article Articles Efficacy of infant simulator programmes to prevent teenage pregnancy: a…
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U. of C. tells incoming freshmen it does not support 'trigger warnings' or 'safe spaces'
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This Math Nerd Wants to Stop the Big Data Monster
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In Calgary, pit bulls are OK; bad owners, not so much
[The City of Montreal has voted for a pit bull ban this week, while Calgary’s bylaw holds owners responsible for aggressive animals. CBC NEWS] Recent pit bull…
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Want to compare changes in residential property prices around the world? FRED has the data
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Selected Property Price Series - FRED - St. Louis Fed
Want to compare changes in residential property prices around the world? FRED has the data
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Copyright madness, ht (true story)
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RT : A very comprehensive and precise spec
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RT : Plze Rtwt. Mary's Corner Store is coming back after the 2013 flood devastated it!
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The smug style in American liberalism
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3/ You need to know this chart to effectively play real Pokemon. Normal people are simply not going to learn this.
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Succeeding in the New World Order of Data
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The Leslie Jones Hack Crushes Young Girls' Dreams
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Simple Guide to S3 Methods · Nicholas Tierney
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A penny for your apps
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Government Hackers Caught Using Unprecedented iPhone Spy Tool
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Monte Cook Games’s Invisible Sun Campaign Explores Innovative New Ways to Crowdfund
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Intellexer Blog - Natural Language Processing and Big Data: a Powerful Combination that brings Life to Unused Information
Big data engineers often face a conceptual task – how to extract knowledge from the information stored. For a long period of time our company has been…
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John Oliver, Edward Snowden, and Unconditional Basic Income – Basic income
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Python, Machine Learning, and Language Wars
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Four experts make the case that the Clinton Foundation’s fundraising was troubling
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Conda: Myths and Misconceptions
I've spent much of the last decade using Python for my research, teaching Python tools to other scientists and developers, and developing Python tools for…
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CRAN - Package feather
We just released Feather 0.3.0 to CRAN () and PyPI () -- bug fixes + large files on Windows!
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feather-format 0.3.0 : Python Package Index
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2016 James Tiptree, Jr. Symposium: A Celebration of Ursula K. Le Guin | UO Libraries
Free two-day symposium on Ursula K. LeGuin! Eugene, Oregon, December 2-3 2016!
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What is metadata and why is it as important as the data itself? - OpenDataSoft
What is metadata and why is it as important as the data itself? - OpenDataSoft
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You know it is going to be a fun presentation when the slide right after this one just says "DEMO!"
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All the Ways Your Wi-Fi Router Can Spy on You
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'Steven Universe' Creator Rebecca Sugar Talks Season 3
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Kitsilano coffee shop is stealing tweets in real life
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The Logic of Stupid Poor People
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Sexist Trolls Tried to Derail the 2016 Hugo Awards. They Failed.
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New release of stringr has goodies for teaching and learning regular expressions.
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New release of stringr has goodies for teaching and learning regular expressions.
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Ahem. Everyone?

EVERYONE!

"Vagenda of Manocide."

[dead silence for 30 seconds followed by wild cheers]
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GOTransit.com - Service Changes
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Tinkering with Mathematica a bit again, now that there’s a new version out. Easy k-means cluster extraction.
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Obscuring transparency and silencing dissent - Academic Matters
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Carleton’s Loyalty Oath | HESA
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How to do a literature review: Citation tracing, concept saturation and results’ mind-mapping – Raul Pacheco-Vega, PhD
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Bernstein: Passive Investing Is Worse for Society Than Marxism
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Reading about the Wendigo for a thing & it reminded me of how much I love the Ogden Nash poem about it
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IEEE Xplore Document - The NumPy Array: A Structure for Efficient Numerical Computation
numpy only has 291 citations.. I think we can make this 1,000 in a month. No sweat.
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This is such a great story. Especially the Big Lebowski references.
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R Tip: A nice hack to reset graphics parameters to default.
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Are Americans Threatening the 'Naturalness' of Elite Rule?
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How CIR created an investigative series just for Instagram
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Don’t base your business on a paid app
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Stephen Cramond: differences between Institutional Repositories and Scholarly Communications Networks
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We Spoke to Canada’s Health Minister About the Bullshit Blood Ban Rules for Gay Men | VICE | Canada
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Trump just admitted his entire immigration posture is a big scam
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a reproducible workflow - YouTube
BEST VIDEO EVER abt reproducible workflows with , , and .
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Pinterest acquires Instapaper, which will live on as a separate app
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KING: N.C. police kill unarmed deaf man using sign language
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