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Ebb Magazine
Ebb Magazine is a free online magazine that critically assesses global
politics and problems facing the working class.
zines  magazines  blogs  analysis  marxism  social.critique  hegemon 
4 weeks ago by po
Texas Governor Greg Abbott Pushed Voter Purge That Ended in Disaster - Voter Suppression Is Republican Policy
Texas is the latest example of how, rather than reach out to new voters, the GOP simply uses the power of the state to lock those voters out of the political process.
no.fucking.shit.guys  republicans  anti.democratic  anti.democracy  usa  corruption  government.corruption  analysis  texas  minority.rule  racism  authoritarianism  electoral.fraud  vote.suppression 
10 weeks ago by po
The Rise of Partisanship and Super-Cooperators in the U.S. House of Representatives
It is widely reported that partisanship in the United States Congress is at an historic high. Given that individuals are persuaded to follow party lines while having the opportunity and incentives to collaborate with members of the opposite party, our goal is to measure the extent to which legislators tend to form ideological relationships with members of the opposite party. We quantify the level of cooperation, or lack thereof, between Democrat and Republican Party members in the U....
government  analysis  demographics  politics  partisanship  interesting  data 
11 weeks ago by po
These Are The 100 Largest Companies In Georgia - Zippia
We looked at over 7 million resumes to find the companies in Georgia that have the most employees.
georgia  usa  corporations  analysis  companies 
may 2019 by po
I'm a Direwolf
"If I Look Back, I'm Lost" I just want to talk briefly about the significance of this line of Dany’s: “If I look back, I’m lost.” She thinks it over and over again, utilizes it as a mantra over the...
asoiaf  analysis  characters 
may 2019 by po
blog/ at master · frankmcsherry/blog · GitHub
Some notes on things I find interesting and important. - frankmcsherry/blog
benchmarks  analysis  machine.learning  algorithms  cloud  graph.theory  maths 
april 2019 by po
Monitoring Kubernetes + Docker, part 2: Prometheus
In part two of this series on monitoring Kubernetes, Sensu CTO Sean Porter gives a brief overview of Prometheus, illustrates how to collect Kubernetes data with Prometheus, and discusses some of the pros and cons of the Prometheus approach.
kubernetes  monitoring  analysis  microservices 
february 2019 by po
What Science Can Tell Us About Bad Science - The Atlantic
What recent research says about fraud, errors, and other dismaying academic problems
research  academics  academic.errors  academic.fraud  analysis 
january 2019 by po
Quickstart Guide | Fluentd
Let’s get started with Fluentd! Fluentd is a fully free and fully open-source log collector that instantly enables you to have a ‘Log Everything’ architecture with 125+ types of systems.
logging  json  eventing  listeners  sysadmin  tools  analysis  splunk.alternatives  elk.alternatives 
december 2018 by po
The Largest Vocabulary in Hip Hop
The funniest part for me is that I'm a fan of most of the extremes both low and high and barely a fan of a handful in the middle.

How high MF Doom is.
How low Run DMC is.
How average Eminem and KRS are.

Would like to have seen more indies.
Also the cutoff of 35K words seems unnecessarily arbitrary.
language  hiphop  vocabulary  analysis  linguistics  periodicity  music  culture  funny  infographic 
december 2018 by po
How they solved True Detective Season 1 | Robert Heaton
This is how Detectives Rusty Coehl and Marty Hart solved the murder of Dora Lange in True Detective Season 1. I have focussed on events that contributed directly to the chain of clues and suggestions that led to the solution, leaving out those that focus purely on characters.
blogs  plots  maps  visualizations  interesting  fiction  analysis  mysteries 
december 2018 by po
US Budgetary Costs of Post-9/11 Wars through FY2018: $5.6 Trillion | Figures | Costs of War
The Costs of War Project is a team of 35 scholars, legal experts, human rights practitioners, and physicians, which began its work in 2011. We use research and a public website to facilitate debate about the costs of the post-9/11 wars in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan.
costs  war  corruption  government  permanent.warfare  law  economics  datasets  analysis 
november 2018 by po
Why Jupyter is data scientists’ computational notebook of choice
Lack of version control and the fact that cells don't have rigorous execution makes jupyter a surprisingly poor tool.
jupyter  python  analysis  tools 
november 2018 by po
How to overcome common decision-making obstacles

Obstacle 1: Putting too much importance on your “anchor”
Obstacle 2: Overconfidence
Obstacle 3: Confirmation Bias
Obstacle 4: Group think
Obstacle 5: Present Bias
Obstacle 6: Personal patterns
decision.making  bias  lists  analysis  trobuleshooting  obstacles 
october 2018 by po
I’m building a robot boyfriend—and you can, too — Quartz
> I’ve now realized that Gabriel2052 is an act of self-investment and a protest against quiet and demure female sexuality. Through building him, I am finding love, contentment, and inspiration from inside myself. Through struggling with a project that feels at times like a mixture of bravado, foolishness, and entitled tech-industry optimism, I find opportunities to confront deeply intimate ideals I’ve long held about love, lovelessness, and solitude.
robotics  robots  sex  intimacy  affection  design  engineering  psychology  narcissism  analysis  fascinating  pygmalion 
april 2018 by po
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