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"Social networks could take a strong and meaningful stand against harassment simply by applying the same sort of standards in their online spaces that we already apply in our public and professional lives. That’s not a radical step; indeed, it’s literally a normal one."

http://www.wired.com/2014/05/fighting-online-harassment/
Riot Games, makers of <em>League of Legends</em>, tried to combat harassment by analyzing behavioral profiles for tens of millions of users.
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It's funny because it's true!
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Hmmm. Gonna take a closer look at this one later tonight!
When it comes down to it, running a campaign on a crowdfunding platform like Kickstarter comes do...
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Kudos to Andrew Sullivan for coming so close to his first target with the Daily Dish -- and looking forward to seeing where he takes it from here!
When blogger Andrew Sullivan left the Daily Beast at the beginning of last year to launch his own...
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Great advice from Scott Berkun on putting your ideas together in a solid presentation WITHOUT a visual component.
If you were having an important conversation with a friend at a restaurant, would you pull out a ...
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Heh. I am so tempted to jump on this bandwagon. SO TEMPTED.
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I think I may have a new favorite XKCD.
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I'm back at the Daily Beast with another book review -- talking about Richard Powers "interweaving obsessions with classical music and genetics" and how they play out in his new novel, ORFEO.
A composer with an interest in scary biology is on the run from Homeland Security in this new novel from the brainy Richard Powers.
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It's a legitimate question! I mean, steamboats don't even have SOULS, as far as most theologians concur.
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Selection: made.
Like I said in my first book, “Ignore Everybody”, everybody was has their own private Mount Evere...
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Another great XKCD.
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Ha! Funny!

Speaking of which - I heard something hilarious on "wait wait don't tell me" -- apparently "filker" people invented "lime green jello" as a euphemism for salacious behavior -- were they on alt r kibo back in the day?
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Jennifer Weiner talks about the progress that's been made (mostly at the New York Times Book Review) in addressing the gender imbalances of mainstream "prestige" book reviewing...
While this is, of course, the Most Wonderful Time of the Year, it is also the time I typically sp...
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