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The Republican Party Is Addicted to Whiteness
Imagine an autopsy that concludes the cause of death was a drug overdose. After the funeral, distraught family members assemble to talk about how they could…
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What to Consider When the Platforms Show Up with Money
Over at Nieman Lab, Laura Hazard Owen has written an interesting breakdown of how Medium wooed five different publishers over to its platform , and how it’s…
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Why the Article 50 notification is important
25th June 2016 “Is there any other point to which you would wish to draw my attention?” “To the curious incident of the dog in the night-time.” “The dog did…
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Britons will enjoy their victory today. But tomorrow, the hangover will be fierce
Margaret MacMillan is a professor of international history and Warden of St. Antony’s College, University of Oxford. As I watched UKIP leader Nigel Farage…
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EU students may flock to Canada if U.K. leaves European Union | University Affairs
Canadian universities are weighing the prospect of a potentially lucrative increase in fee-paying students from Europe as opinion polls suggest that a looming…
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Rape Culture Is Surveillance Culture
Kate Ferro / BuzzFeed News Last weekend, I went out with a few friends for a couple of drinks that instead ended up turning into 10 or 15 drinks each. By 2:30…
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I made this during the last State of the Union address, but it seems like it works even better tonight.
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Building Accessibility Culture
Society hates when bodies deviate from the type you see in movies and magazines. These bodies are not just blonde, white women with curves softer than ice…
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One year as a Data Scientist at Stack Overflow
One day in January 2013 I found myself wasting time on the internet. This wasn’t a good idea: I was as busy as anyone 2.5 years into their PhD. I had to finish…
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4 days ago
Unicode 9.0.0
Big news: Unicode 9.0 is out. Even bigger: it has a juggling emoji! U+1F939 🤹
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🤹 Juggling Emoji
Big news: Unicode 9.0 is out. Even bigger: it has a juggling emoji! U+1F939 🤹
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4 days ago
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› Find relevant emojis from some text in real-time on the command-line 💥
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GitHub - sindresorhus/emoj: Find relevant emoji from text on the command-line
› Find relevant emojis from some text in real-time on the command-line 💥
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The Myth of Austerity and Growth
Not good for him, not good for the economy. Photographer: Louise Kennerley/Fairfax media/getty images Print Noah Smith is an assistant professor of finance at…
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4 days ago
5 Big Ways Kindergarten Has Changed Since the 1990s
Photo: Dennis Hallinan Everyone has a story, it seems, about how much more serious-minded early education is these days, especially when compared to nostalgia…
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5 days ago
Ansible + OpenStack: No Panda-monium here!
If, like myself, you are a frequent reader of technology-related articles on the internet, you may have seen this article come across your radar last Friday…
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5 days ago
Naheed Nenshi on Calgary’s lower-carbon economic future
Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi. (Peter Power/The Globe and Mail/CP) In his six years as Mayor of Calgary, Naheed Nenshi has dealt with his fair share of damage…
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5 days ago
GitHub · Where software is built
github3.py is a comprehensive, actively developed and extraordinarily stablewrapper around the GitHub API (v3). See HISTORY.rst for any "breaking" changes.…
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5 days ago
The Middle Class is Shrinking Because Many People are Getting Richer - Marginal REVOLUTION
Newspaper headlines trumpeted that the middle class is shrinking but to a large extent that is because people are moving into the upper middle class not because…
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5 days ago
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via the twitters.

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Glorious. From The Times today
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True grit may be a false concept
John Wayne in True Grit . Paramount PIctures The concept of “grit” has risen to prominence recently on a wave of publicity for Angela Duckworth’s book, Grit:…
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You Won’t Be Able to Sue The Next Gawker
You Won’t Be Able to Sue The Next Gawker Gawker is filing for bankruptcy . Peter Thiel, who is a Facebook board member and Donald Trump delegate, secretly sued…
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6 days ago
An Introduction to Mocking in Python - SLviki
Post Views: 5,070 This article is about mocking in python, How to Run Unit Tests Without Testing Your Patience More often than not, the software we write…
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6 days ago
Why provincial trade barriers are hurting Canadian craft brewers
Beer is shown on shelves at a grocery store in Toronto. (Nathan Denette/CP) Gary McMullen has been brewing beer for over 20 years. His story isn’t so different…
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6 days ago
Adding another layer of cynicism to the “smart” city revolution
There was an interesting essay by Jacob Silverman in the New York Times last week called Just How ‘Smart’ Do You Want Your Blender to Be? (hat tip Ernie Davis).…
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6 days ago
Reconnecting the In-between City | Newgeography.com
June 20, 2016 Last Update: 06/20/2016 Blog Contact Contributors : About the Site Archive Home Economics Politics Urban Issues Small Cities Demographics Suburbs…
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And what shall my order be for the admiral of him I love? The two remaining assassins continue to move in.
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Amazing Blender script to procedurally generate 3D spaceships from :
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6 days ago
Quote of the Day
The use of “barbarian” soldiers is nothing new, but how do Game of Thrones ‘ Wildlings differ from the Huns, Goths, and Vandals that swept into the later Roman…
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7 days ago
Brexit is an empire-era trick. Only the radical case for Europe makes sense | Yanis Varoufakis
‘Sovereignty is dear to our hearts. We reject the notion that Britain must settle for diminished sovereignty as the price of global influence.’Photograph: Leon…
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7 days ago
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A Blender script that procedurally generates 3D spaceships.
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This doesn't seem accurate, but then again, I've never seen this movie
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My heart is with the family and friends of Anton Yelchin. Rest in peace.
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7 days ago
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Once again, Happy Father's Day to Master Splinter for raising 4 kids that he knew didn't even belong to him. ❤
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7 days ago
The Venezuela test
The Americas Bello Why Latin American governments refuse to stick up for democracy AS THE police in Venezuela shoot hungry looters, the Organisation of American…
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8 days ago
Pattern — Ford’s Sensorium
Pattern This afternoon I was coming back from the Mermaid Parade at Coney Island. Near my apartment building I saw two people helping an old lady who fell down…
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8 days ago
Too Big to Fail is Failure Guaranteed
Too Big to Fail is Failure Guaranteed On the 8’th of July 2011, Bitcoin’s first big bubble burst and it would go on to lose an astounding 94% of its value,…
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8 days ago
Noahpinion: The pool player analogy is silly
In a lot of debates about economic methodology, someone will bring up Milton Friedman's "pool player" analogy. The pool player analogy was part of Milton…
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8 days ago
Learn Python the Methodical Way - Real Python
This is a guest blog post from Zev Averbach – a Python enthusiast who is working on a startup related to his current business, Averbach Transcription . Say “hi”…
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8 days ago
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名古屋カタン会10周年記念製作。
和歌譚、本日公開です♪
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8 days ago
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Withdrawing his broom, the old Klingon uses it as a Gallamite officer to support himself.
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8 days ago
Yes, Disney Should Have A Queer Princess
Sometimes people make fun of my pal Film Crit Hulk for including so many caveats in his articles. It can seem like he's pre-apologizing for a lot of stuff that…
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8 days ago
Ghostbusters, Frozen, and the strange entitlement of fan culture
It’s probably safe to say that James Rolfe does not consider himself a sexist. Rolfe, apparently better known as the “Angry Video Game Nerd,” has bravely…
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8 days ago
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jaw drops. This is rent in Canada. Minimum wage is around $11 an hour
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8 days ago
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damn. average rent across canada as of June 2016.
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"Survival Analysis of Faculty Retention and Promotion in the Social Sciences by Gender"
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PLOS ONE: Survival Analysis of Faculty Retention and Promotion in the Social Sciences by Gender
"Survival Analysis of Faculty Retention and Promotion in the Social Sciences by Gender"
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8 days ago
Stephen | Calgary Public Library - Crowfoot Library
Coffee & Cookies at Summer Launch! (@ Calgary Public Library - Crowfoot Library in Calgary, AB)
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8 days ago
Fandom Is Broken
What if Annie Wilkes had the internet? Annie, of course, is the antagonist of Stephen King's Misery , a pre-web story about the dark side of the relationship…
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8 days ago
Pat Kane: Leading Brexiteers are pining for all of us to embrace a life built on havoc
WE DON’T yet know what effect the terrible murder of Labour MP Jo Cox will have on the Euro referendum. Police are investigating, with a clear suspect in…
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8 days ago
The Forrest Gump of the Internet
To a certain kind of nerd, Ev Williams is the Forrest Gump of internet media. Williams helped write the software that made us call blogs blogs . He founded a…
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8 days ago
Blockchain Company's Smart Contracts Were Dumb
Blockchain Company's Smart Contracts Were Dumb - Bloomberg View Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin is pretty much all I've got, sorry. Photographer: John Phillips…
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8 days ago
Thought Warcraft Tanked? Nope—It Changed Blockbusters Forever
Over the weekend, Legendary Pictures’ Warcraft opened in the United States with just over $24 million at the box office. For a summer blockbuster that cost an…
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8 days ago
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'James Bond is driving in his underwater car...' (My cartoon for today's ) -
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8 days ago
Alberta's new carbon tax isn't revenue neutral. That's the best thing about it.
The pretty part of Alberta, without all the oil fields. In May, Canada shocked the world ... no, seriously ... when the left swept to a surprise, overwhelming…
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8 days ago
The Scarborough Subway Fiasco
For the benefit of out-of-town readers who may not follow the moment-to-moment upheavals in Toronto politics, the lastest news about the Scarborough Subway is…
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9 days ago
Twitter
I have a Chinese bootleg copy of Matrix Revolutions that I will always cherish because of what it says on the back.
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9 days ago
Twitter
Not a bad idea. Perhaps we could even give course credit for 's followers.
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9 days ago
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Why we don't have as many wars as before
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9 days ago
Sequel: bot platform for messengers
a quick play with the chatterbot/story platform
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9 days ago
The Condo Feud That Erupted Between an Iranian Fugitive and a Toronto Mogul
The Condo Feud That Erupted Between an Iranian Fugitive and a Toronto Mogul - Bloomberg Photographer: Kevin Van Paassen/Bloomberg Court case shines light on…
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9 days ago
Twitter
Great to see this online. A paper on text mining 10 million pages of British and Canadian historical sources.
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9 days ago
Google Trends
I present to you your privacy buzzword for 2016.
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9 days ago
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I present to you your privacy buzzword for 2016.
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