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Charles Petzold: Murder by Rifle vs. Death by Meteor
Charles Petzold is the author of the books Code and The Annotated Turing
usa  america  nra  gunlaw  math  law  guns  rifles  meteors  sad  statistics 
3 days ago by xer0x
The Making of the American Gulag | Boston Review
ship, its emphasis on individuality, and its support of business. But the dominance of the security s
usa  history  2019  gulag  ice  child  dungeon  concentration  modern  failure  national  dominance  security  essay  article 
10 days ago by xer0x
SRE as a Lifestyle Choice - Marianne Bellotti - Medium
The last project I worked on for the government was a pilot program to fix Title 5, otherwise known as civil service competitive hiring. By 2018 I was ready to leave government and told USDS so. I…
hr  usa  culture  gov  hiring  interviews  government  jobs  sre  wow  broken 
11 days ago by xer0x
FBI studies two broken cameras outside cell where Epstein died: source - Reuters
Two cameras that malfunctioned outside the jail cell where financier Jeffrey Epstein died as he awaited trial on sex-trafficking charges have been sent to an FBI crime lab for examination, a law enforcement source told Reuters.
wtf  epstein  usa  justice  suicide 
7 weeks ago by xer0x
Lyme Disease Cases Are Exploding. And It’s Only Going to Get Worse.
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insect  ticks  bites  usa  lyme  disease 
june 2019 by xer0x
Biggest Offender in Outsize Debt: Graduate Schools - The New York Times
The market for master’s degrees behaves in strange and erratic ways, new data reveals.
dead  future  education  usa  student  loans  studentloans  trump  obama  data  science  masters  payback  roi 
june 2019 by xer0x
Carrier Group In Recent UFO Encounters Had New Air Defense Tech Like Nimitz In 2004 Incident - The Drive
These incidents came a decade after UFOs appeared near a carrier group conducting large scale drills with an earlier version of this same capability.
ufo  2019  us  navy  usa  research  incident  2015  history  radar  aircraft 
june 2019 by xer0x
Accused of ‘Terrorism’ for Putting Legal Materials Online - The New York Times
After Carl Malamud posted Georgia’s annotated laws, the state sued for copyright infringement. Both sides have asked the Supreme Court to step in.
georgia  government  law  legal  usa  control  state  problems  terrorism 
may 2019 by xer0x
American Businesses Stayed Quiet On Chinese Hackers, Amid Concerns For Profits : NPR
The U.S. has largely failed to stop Chinese cybertheft of U.S. companies, but the companies themselves led the charge in keeping it under wraps.
china  usa  relations  hacker  security  trade  theft  legal  politics  business  administrator  government  wto 
april 2019 by xer0x
GoFundMe CEO: ‘Gigantic Gaps’ In Health System Showing Up In Crowdfunding | Kaiser Health News
Fundraising for medical expenses leads this crowdfunding website and, according to its chief executive, highlights a deep national need to address the high costs of health care.
healthcare  usa  america  obamacare  fail 
march 2019 by xer0x
Special Report - Inside the UAE’s secret hacking team of U.S. mercenaries | Reuters
Two weeks after leaving her position as an intelligence analyst for the U.S. National Security Agency in 2014, Lori Stroud was in the Middle East working as a hacker for an Arab monarchy.
uae  mercenaries  code  programming  hacking  arab  usa  nsa 
february 2019 by xer0x
Israeli minister: no knowledge of Trump ordering Assad killed
The United States' top spy catcher said Chinese espionage agencies are using fake LinkedIn accounts to try to recruit Americans with access to government and commercial secrets, and the company should shut them down.
linkedin  espionage  spying  recruiting  tool  china  usa  technology  news 
september 2018 by xer0x
Does America Have Capitalist Stockholm Syndrome? – Eudaimonia and Co
When I was a little boy — maybe six — I made a friend named Rick. An all-American golden boy, as athletic as he was whip-smart, all tousled blond hair and piercing blue eyes, and we met in an…
politics  usa  society  capitalism  psychology 
august 2018 by xer0x
Why Do So Many Judges Cite Jane Austen in Legal Decisions?
It is a truth universally acknowledged that Jane Austen quotes and references are constantly showing up in court
teaching  literature  law  usa  writing  women  austen  jane  darcy 
april 2018 by xer0x
SEC.gov | Statement on Potentially Unlawful Online Platforms for Trading Digital Assets
Statement on Potentially Unlawful Online Platforms for Trading Digital Assets
Divisions of Enforcement and Trading and Markets
March 7, 2018
sec  sec.gov  bitcoin  crypto  exchange  government  usa 
march 2018 by xer0x
How the Elderly Lose Their Rights | The New Yorker
Guardians can sell the assets and control the lives of senior citizens without their consent—and reap a profit from it.
abuse  senior  guardian  sad  usa  law 
october 2017 by xer0x
Unemployment Is So 2009: Labor Shortage Gives Workers an Edge - The New York Times
Earnings are rising at a pace not seen in almost two decades. Will it be enough to draw more people off the bench and into the job market?
labour  shortage  usa 
september 2017 by xer0x
The Company Behind Many Surprise Emergency Room Bills - The New York Times
A study by Yale researchers found that the rate of out-of-network doctor’s bills for customers of a big insurer jumped when EmCare entered a hospital.
usa  healthcare  spokane  emcare  oops 
july 2017 by xer0x
Seattle: Highest Minimum Wage, Lowest Unemployment Rate - The Big Picture
Macro Perspective on the Capital Markets, Economy, Geopolitics, Technology, and Digital Media
economics  seattle  usa  minimum  minimumwage  wage 
october 2016 by xer0x
Blame Canada, or, the Myth of the Shallow Talent Pool — Medium
As VC money seemingly continues to dry up, some Canadian start-ups find themselves thirstier than the Central Valley.
canada  usa  immigration  work  hard  visa  talent  software  startup 
june 2016 by xer0x
A Disappointing Ruling on National Security Letters, But Not the Last Word | Electronic Frontier Foundation
The federal district court in San Francisco in EFF’s National Security Letter (NSL) cases has unsealed its order from last month, which denies our clients’ long-running First Amendment challenges to the NSL statute.
eff  american  law  usa  freedom  privacy  sad  ruling 
april 2016 by xer0x

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