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Civil Token Sale Is Live
It was one year ago to the day that I read the Civil White Paper, outlining a blockchain-backed publishing platform. I was intrigued by how it works for…
8 hours ago
German Spymaster Ousted for Suggesting Real Video of Far-Right Rampage Was Fake
The man in charge of protecting German democracy from far-right extremism, domestic intelligence chief Hans-Georg Maassen, was removed from his position on…
11 hours ago
Steve Jobs licensed Amazon’s one-click patent for $1 million in one phone call
In 1999, Amazon—then merely “ Earth’s biggest bookstore ” rather than a corporate beast that shall soon devour everything in its path—introduced and patented…
14 hours ago
Holly Gramazio
Who are you, and what do you do?

I'm Holly Gramazio. I'm a game designer - sometimes on my own, but usually as half of Matheson Marcault. I also direct Now…
15 hours ago
iOS 12 adds powerful search to Photos
In iOS 12, searching in the Photos takes a big step forward—while leaving macOS Mojave trailing, alas. Search results in Photos on iOS are incredibly rich. When…
18 hours ago
iOS 12: The MacStories Review
Introduction Setup and Performance iPad Do Not Disturb, Notifications, and Screen Time Do Not Disturb Notifications Grouping Instant Tuning Provisional…
18 hours ago
Overcast 5: Watch, Siri, search, and redesign! – Marco.org
I apologize for the low battery level. Busy day. It all started with the watchOS volume widget. You see, Overcast’s previous Apple Watch app really sucked. I…
18 hours ago
Letter to Chuck Grassley and Dianne Feinstein Claims Federal Court Employees Willing to Speak to Committee About Brett Kavanaugh
The top Republican and Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee were both approached in July by an attorney claiming to have information relevant to the…
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Governance, Part 2: Plutocracy Is Still Bad
Coin holder voting, both for governance of technical features, and for more extensive use cases like deciding who runs validator nodes and who receives money…
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Beverages
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2 days ago
US gets ready for elections; UK gets lessons from China
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2 days ago
Kindergartners and first-graders suspended from school, especially boys and African-Americans, are more likely to be suspended again later in elementary school, finds new research, which brings into question how effective suspension can be in addressing f
ANN ARBOR—Some kindergartners and first-graders suspended from school can find it challenging to reverse the negative trajectory in their academic life, says a University of Michigan researcher. These young suspended students—especially boys—are likely to be suspended again later in elementary sc
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2 days ago
Ask A Knifemaker: The Truth About Damascus steel - The Truth About Knives
Brandon asks : Can you help me understand all of these Damascus steel knives I keep seeing? They look gorgeous, but are they just for looks? Would one of these…
2 days ago
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A new CSS-based web attack will crash and restart your iPhone
A security researcher has found a new way to crash and restart any iPhone — with just a few lines of code. Sabri Haddouche tweeted a proof-of-concept webpage…
2 days ago
Stealth tooth microphone developed by US Military
A lot of military technology manages to be both awe-inspiring and vaguely terrifying, and so it is with the Molar Mic – this little microphone and speaker combination actually clips on to the wearer’s back teeth. It’s completely wireless and invisi
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2 days ago
ISIS Has Not Vanished. It Is Fighting a Guerrilla War Against the Iraqi State.
The knock came one night late last year, a persistent bang on the metal door. The family inside shuddered as the sound echoed through the sparsely furnished…
2 days ago
Justice Department Attempts to Suppress Evidence That the Border Patrol Targeted Humanitarian Volunteers
Four volunteers with a faith-based humanitarian group drove onto a remote wilderness refuge in southern Arizona last summer hoping to prevent an unnecessary…
2 days ago
Celebrating 10 Years of the V8 JavaScript engine
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Celebrating 10 Years of V8 — The V8 JavaScript engine has had a huge impact on the growth of…
3 days ago
Ex-GOP Donor Urges Support for Dems in Midterms: 'Democracy is at Stake'
Former GOP mega-donor Seth Klarman urged voters to support Democrats in the coming midterm elections and said in a recent interview that he believes “democracy is at stake.”
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3 days ago
Pakistan summons CEOs of Nestle, Pepsi, Coca-cola and others for exploitation of water resources
International Business News: Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar, who was heading the two-member bench, had taken suo motu notice of the issue on Friday and sought data reg
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3 days ago
McConnell breaks Senate tradition to obstruct Democratic campaigns: “He’s resorted to cheap tactics”
How Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is making it more difficult for Democrats to reach their constituents
3 days ago
Twitter
Not a criticism, but an alt hypothesis: POTUS is leading a campaign of unbuilding liberal democracy, which includes…
3 days ago
Future versions of Firefox will automatically block tracking codes placed by third parties and advertisers
Future versions of Firefox will block third-party tracking codes, and trackers that take too long to load, by default.
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3 days ago
A Grassroots Uprising in Amish Country Begins to Find Meaning in Politics
The morning after the presidential election in November 2016, Annie Weaver, like millions around the country, was in a stupor.

“I remember coming to work that…
3 days ago
Amazon launches Part Finder, built by technology it acquired from Partpic in 2016
Got an odd screw, nut, bolt, washer or fastener you need to buy more of, but have no idea to how to find the right one? Amazon’s “Part Finder” can help. The…
3 days ago
GitHub - schollz/rwtxt: A cms for absolute minimalists.
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4 days ago
Facebook Suppressed a Story About Brett Kavanaugh’s Opposition to Roe v. Wade. We’re Republishing It.
Editor’s note: On September 9, Think Progress published an article by Ian Millhiser that made text out of the subtext of Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation process,…
4 days ago
Pentagon Refuses to Disclose Identity of Foreign Country Contacted About Trump’s Military Parade
An unnamed foreign country communicated with planners of the now-scrapped Veterans Day military parade, according to documents obtained from a Freedom of…
4 days ago
Trum-
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