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Jon Evans
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Attended University of Waterloo
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Everything about this story is raw, high-octane nightmare fuel, from the name of the amusement park to the fact that a sex offender stole an animatronic clown to the fact that someone decided to set the clown up in its own chair during this godawful press conference.
Wichita police detective Matt Lang said a phone tip led to the discovery
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The eyes of that clown. It's seen some shit.
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Trying to use G+ a bit more. Honest. I do scan through my feed sometimes. Anyway, this week's TCery:
Did you know the Bitcoin community is riven by tension, drama, competing agendas, and at least two starkly different visions of our economic future? That even..
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My weekly TCery:
I hate to be the one to tell you this, but: we, the people of the Internet, have collectively run up a colossal amount of technical debt. Much of our online..
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Long have I loved Marcus A.
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Yeah.  At this point, I'm surprised when I find images like this with accurate quotes.  Makes me wonder what motivates people to create them in the first place.
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I am reasonably pleased with this photo I took today (in Saint-Louis, Senegal) but, as ever, annoyed that G+ only allows you one "link" to photos hosted on another site, whereas you can attach multiple photos hosted here (and they're shown much larger in the stream.)
On her way to school, at a guess?
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FALLACY REF is the best collection of memed logical fallacies in the history of memed logical fallacy collections.

I did some quick Google sleuthing and could not find the original source, but to whomever it is...you have my sincerest thanks.

Now go. Share. Fill the internet with logic awareness. Future generations will thank you.

H/t to +Jane Skau for bringing this wonderfulness to my attention!

#logicalfallacies   #meme  
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This was a fun one to write.
Things are getting pretty strange out there. Roughly a year ago I wrote a post entitled "This Industry Is Completely Ridiculous." Since then, as you probably..
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Yep, great article.  But you get far more such material in SF then down here in Santa Clara.  We just work on apps that actually fix things.  Really quiet around here :-)  Keep the drama in SF.
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This week's TCery: I love you, Internet, but sometimes it seems like you're mostly an outrage factory --
Internet, we need to talk. In a nuanced, thoughtful, intelligent way. I don't want this to turn into some kind of knee-jerk confrontation. But it will, won't..
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I've gotten awfully slack about posting to G+. Sorry 'bout that. Here's my latest TC piece, featuring the infamous John McAfee, followed by my philosophical ruminations about life and information security. No, really:
"The press has portrayed me alternately as a mad genius or a mad psychotic genius," began the infamous John McAfee, speaking at Def Con--and why break that..
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Travel post: north and south in West Africa.
North: the spirit of Saint-Louis Once we leave Dakar the country gets arid in a hurry. The landscape is dominated by stands of huge baobab trees, clusters of gnarled limbs reaching skywards from their absurdly thick trunks as if pleading for some kind of arboreal salvation.
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My weekly TCery: tech notes from West Africa -
I write to you from my vacation, meaning, this time, the dusty port town of Kaolack in sunny Senegal. (What, your vacations don't involve long hours spent..
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Novelist, journalist, software engineer
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Telling lies for money, telling truths for money, writing software, finding cheap flights.
Employment
  • HappyFunCorp
    software engineer, 2010 - present
  • TechCrunch
    columnist, 2010 - present
  • Xtreme Labs
    software engineer, 2010 - 2011
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Toronto, Canada - Waterloo, Canada - Ottawa - Montreal - New York City - San Francisco - London - Paris - Los Angeles
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Novelist, journalist, TechCrunch columnist, software engineer.
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Mostly I write stuff.
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