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Ex-news hack, now a diplomat
Ex-news hack, now a diplomat

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Why Life Is Absurd - NYTimes.com
Why Life Is Absurd - NYTimes.com
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NYTimes: When Judges Don’t Know Everything
http://nyti.ms/16M8VLS
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"A NEW WAY OF SEEING SPREADSHEETS"

> Slate visualises the structure of a spreadsheet. It lets you understand the sheet and find mistakes in a really quick, simple and intuitive way.
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> New software can use the graphics processors found on everyday computers to process torrents of data more quickly than is normally possible, opening up new ways to visually explore everything from Twitter posts to political donations.

> Known as MapD, or massively parallel database, the new technology achieves big speed gains by storing the data in the onboard memory of graphics processing units (GPUs) instead of in central processing units (CPUs), as is conventional. Using a single high-performance GPU card can make data processing up to 70 times faster.
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A third woman files a complaint alleging sexual harassment by a Kentucky legislator.
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"Nowadays, reporters drink white wine and eat salads. They go to their rooms, transcribe their notes and go to the gym. We never did that."
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