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Ron Waldon
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"This changes the stakes. The Internet is now our environment. How it works — and whether it’s healthy — has a direct impact on our happiness, our privacy, our pocketbooks, our economies and democracies."
https://blog.mozilla.org/blog/2017/01/19/digital-citizens-lets-talk-about-internet-health/
Today, Mozilla is launching the prototype version of the Internet Health Report. With this open-source research project, we want to start a conversation with you, ...
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Passionate about cloud infrastructure and DevOps?
Living in Sydney, Newcastle or the Central Coast?
Join the team at BlinkMobile:
https://www.seek.com.au/Job/32589278 
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"It is possible that pregnancy-induced changes in gray matter are an adaptive process that helps women transition into motherhood, but more research is needed to really understand the purpose and consequences of these changes."
http://arstechnica.com/science/2016/12/pregnancy-brain-means-reductions-in-grey-matter-for-new-mothers/
Bundle of joy comes with long-term changes to mom's brain structure.
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With HTTP2, it's still good to bundle scripts, styles, etc into 32KB chunks (or larger) for better compression: http://www.slideshare.net/kazuho/reorganizing-website-architecture-for-http2-and-beyond
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We need to transition to a better welfare system before all the jobs are gone.
"Basic Incomes have been shown to lead to reductions in crime and inequality and malnutrition and infant mortality."
http://www.commondreams.org/views/2016/08/29/overwhelming-evidence-guaranteed-income-will-work
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"Having babies is worse than being mauled by a wampa ice creature or being chopped up by lightsabers and falling into a river of lava. Lucas can write a world like that, and worse, the audience will accept it."
https://motherboard.vice.com/read/womens-healthcare-star-wars
Why didn’t they just go to a goddamned obstetrician-gynecologist?
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On making the effort to be less biased, especially when hiring:
http://alistapart.com/article/the-imbalance-of-culture-fit
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A deadly combination of pollen, water, and wind sparked mass breathing problems.
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Basecamp share how work is organised across teams, cycles and batches: https://m.signalvnoise.com/how-we-set-up-our-work-cbce3d3d9cae
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JavaScript jockey, Google fan, Android apologist
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I'm a technology enthusiast, and I believe fiercely in open source.
I describe myself on Twitter as a "JavaScript jockey, Google fan, Android apologist". I admire hardware designed by Apple and Sony, although Google and Microsoft tend to have much better online services.

I find software development very satisfying, with web technology being particularly fast-paced and exciting.
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