Couple and Homeless Man Behind Viral GoFundMe Campaign Are Charged With Conspiracy
So if you're committing a crime do not text about it. How is that not How Not To Get Caught 101
"Facebook’s executive team appears to view negative press coverage of the company as an affront — as though the media is the enemy — instead of recognizing these stories as the product of a decade-long series of decisions they have made."
‘I Don’t Really Want to Work for Facebook.’ So Say Computer Science Students
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My wife had me take this D&D alignment quiz from Buzzfeed. I got LN while she got LG and now she's been giving me the side-eye.
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“...Ms. Sandberg has overseen an aggressive lobbying campaign to combat Facebook’s critics, shift public anger toward rival companies and ward off damaging regulation. Facebook employed a Republican opposition-research firm to discredit activist protesters, in part by linking them to the liberal financier George Soros. It also tapped its business relationships, persuading a Jewish civil rights group to cast some criticism of the company as anti-Semitic.”
"There are two novels that can change a bookish fourteen-year old's life: The Lord of the Rings and Atlas Shrugged. One is a childish fantasy that often engenders a lifelong obsession with its unbelievable heroes, leading to an emotionally stunted, socially crippled adulthood, unable to deal with the real world. The other, of course, involves orcs." - John Rogers
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I Take Back My Praise of Jeff Flake’s Book
https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2018/11/19/how-podcasts-became-a-seductive-and-sometimes-slippery-mode-of-storytelling Does the New Yorker really need to explain what a podcast is? My mental Venn diagram of New Yorker readers and podcast listeners is two overlapping circles.
I'm probably preaching to the choir here, but there absolutely _needs_ to be a federated version of GitHub/GitLab.
Let me host my projects' critical infrastructure (issue tracker, PRs, private repos etc) on my own servers, while also being able to interact and socialize with the rest of the open source world.
I'll keep saying this until someone builds it - I would do it myself if I had enough time on my hands right now.
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Hooray, in 2019 the federal government will improve from being horrendous to merely being terrible.