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A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State,

Once again, our thoughts and prayers, our hearts go out. Even more of us are dead. It is senseless, shocking, tragic, sad. But necessary. These frequent mass shootings are simply the price we have to pay to live in a society with gun nuts.

Before we have the conversation about putting x-ray machines and metal detectors in all of our hotels, we should have the conversation about gun control.

NRA has become a terrorist organization. They have put this country in danger. This has to stop.

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The Australians worked out a good system for managing guns. We should adopt the same.

Simplicity is the highest goal, achievable when you have overcome all difficulties. After one has played a vast quantity of notes and more notes, it is simplicity that emerges as the crowning reward of art.

[Frédéric Chopin]

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The security model of the web is built in part on transitive trust. It is a model that does not work. This time, they were only stealing time. It could easily be worse.

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ES6 modules are now in the popular browsers, although they are hidden behind flags in most of them.

To promote adoptions of modules, I want to modify jslint.com to use them. But that may require that you enable a development flag.

Are you ready?
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I am not ready for modules

Most papers in computer science describe how their author learned what someone else already knew.

[Attributed to Peter Landin]

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The TAB character is an anachronism that should have died with the typewriter.

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The principle applications of Bitcoin are

* Speculation
* Extortion
* Trade in illegal goods
* Money laundering

The Department of Justice is tasked with enforcing laws against money laundering, which is alarming to the Bitcoin community.
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