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SA tech news sites aggregated on reddit. Because why not?
http://www.reddit.com/r/SAtechnews/
SAtechnews aggregates links from South African technology news websites.
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Fascinating discussion about Ebola. Interesting how he carefully avoids being drawn on how many resources are needed. Just "lots".

http://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2014/t0902-ebola-outbreak.html
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Clay Shirky...always worth a read.
The end of the printed newspaper.
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An "of course" discovery, mark of good writing, you slap your forehead and wonder where the vegetable juice is...
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Very interesting. Great video, too.
BuzzFeed makes the majority of its money on ads that pretend to be content, but can it keep up this charade? Or, is the Starbucks-sponsored "10 Summer Emojis..
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Balance matters...
It’s tempting, but futile, to demonise Israelis. To achieve peace, we have to understand the rationales behind the latest offensive
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Awesome. Amusingly, the discussion thread on reddit was dominated by pot growers who either use similar LEDs, or want to.
Humans have spent the last 10000 years mastering agriculture. But a freak summer storm or bad drought can still mar many a well-planted harvest. Not anymore, says Japanese plant physiologist Shigeharu Shimamura, who has moved industrial-scale farming under the roof.
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Couple of years old, but the stats were new to me and very interesting indeed...
• UPDATE: The great man has clarified things on Twitter: "Just to confirm I haven't called for helmets to be made the law as reports suggest. I suggested it may be the way to go to give cyclists more protection legally if involved in an accident. I wasn't on me soap box CALLING, was asked [...]
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Why is it that my Android Gmail app can open attached .eml files, but Gmail itself, via web interface, cannot?
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These ideas apply to games in general, I think, but definitely for Go, with its infinite learning curve!
The way that most people teach go is wrong. Here is a detailed explanation on how to "teach" go.
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