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Matt MacMahon
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A great explanation of a must watch video
So which one are we (we human beings, I mean)? Infinitesimal String scale Nanoscale Subatomic scale Atomic Molecular Mitochondrial Cellular Microscopic Minuscule Tiny Lilliputian Small Medium Bulky...
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Stephen Colbert is even more interesting than I thought…
Stephen Colbert is ready to reinvent The Late Show. But how will he do it? And who will he be this time? The new king of late-night gives GQ a sneak peek
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This really works!
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Social sunrises and sunsets visualized
A mesmerizing animation maps the never-ending loop of the rising and setting sun
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When marketing a fake golf ball finder as a bomb detector kills people
When Baghdad bought tens of millions of dollars’ worth of British-made A.D.E. 651s, advertised as a foolproof bomb detector, the Iraqi government thought it would be saving countless lives. But the devices were laughable—based on a toy—and in the end have led to many deaths. Iraq is not the only country that has been fooled.
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Google also played a similar role reinvigorating the browser market with Chrome.
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"Every economic age is defined by a key scarcity and a key abundance." Autonomous, electric cars will be far cheaper in time, attention, parking, fuel, medical, insurance and other costs, so usage patterns will change drastically, changing the way we live.

+Michael Wyszomierski​ for his self-driving cars collection.
Recently, a number of analysts have written thoughtful pieces about the future of mobility in a world of self-driving ca…
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The first 5 parts of this are the best take I've seen on software eating the world, the rise of the robots, and the economy and jobs shifting as once scarce things become plentiful. Once they start taking about Prometheus and Purism, you can still reading.
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The Mixed-Up Brothers of Bogotá - twin sets of identical twins, mixed at birth, meet by coincidence 24 years later.
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Why BlackBerry was doomed and why Uber and Netflix are ascendant: they swap what's modular and what's owned and bundled to move closer to customers while pushing production and ownership costs onto others.
Netflix has a lot more in common with Uber and Airbnb than you might think: it all comes back to the Law of Conservation of Attractive Profits, a core principle of disruption
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The US governed once sprayed San Francisco with an airborne germ that showed blood red, killing one.
The Nuremberg Code was drafted in 1947 following the appalling revelations of human experimentation committed in Nazi concentration camps. The overarching goal of the Code was to establish a set of rules for the ethical conduct of research using human subjects, guaranteeing that the rights and welfare of such participants would be protected. Two important …
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On the difficulties of translating puns, references, and off-kilter humor
Like so many of Jerry Seinfeld’s girlfriends on Seinfeld, Dolores was TV-beautiful, with glossy, reddish-blond hair, big blue eyes, full lips, and impeccable bone structure. Most of Jerry’s...
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