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Today is Internet Slowdown Day...a day designed to show what the Internet would be like if net neutrality regulations that were overturned in January stand.

I wrote a blog post that explains this issue in as simple form as possible -- with a picture.  

As I wrote earlier today...

>Lots of issues come up on Facebook that we care about, but don't
>have a meaningful impact on our lives. Here's an issue that most
>people don't care about, but will definitely impact every one of us.
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Long days of fasting may make Muslims poorer, but happier.
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Self-Identity and the Theory of Planned Behavior: Assesing the Role of Identification with "Green Consumerism"
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Identity and Belonging - Aistear: the Early Childhood Curriculum Framework (http://www.ncca.biz/aistear/pdfs/principlesthemes_eng/id&belonging_eng.pdf)
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Does religion affect economic growth and happiness? Evidence from Ramadan
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A fascinating paper by Filipe R. Campante and David H. Yanagizawa-Drott of Harvard. They look at economics around Ramadan month celebrated b

The Ramadan effect Cover Story
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The month of Ramadan is a period of unusual and frenetic activity for Gulf economies

Measuring Ramadan
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Long days of fasting may make Muslims poorer, but happier.

Letters to a Young Artist: Anna Deavere Smith on Confidence and What Sel...
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"Real self-esteem is an integration of an inner value with things in the world around you." "Character -- the willingness to accept respo

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9 Types of Compliments and Why They Work (or Not)
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Snowfall for the Masses? I think not. at Scott Porad
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Two years ago, the New York Times produced Snowfall, and broke the four minute mile in online publishing. Given that I've been working in on

Man refers software engineer, man gets free puppy
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One company’s unusual developer referral bonus program pays off for both sides

Wanna get ahead in your career? Here’s how… at Scott Porad
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Startup advice from Haiku Deck CEO: It's not about the product — it's ho...
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Adam Tratt's first slide at yesterday's Seattle Tech Meetup was simple: A picture of himself with the words "Don't Be Like Me." No, he wasn'

Where great geeks meet sweet gigs: The story behind our new site, GeekWo...
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Walking into the Seattle Tech Meetup at the HUB Seattle to present our new site GeekWork last night, the first thing I overheard was someone

Content marketing gets its magazine moment
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Today, Contently, a marketplace where brands meet journalists, has launched a publication that simultaneously heralds the decline of journal

INME: School’s Out at Scott Porad
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Children feel many intense emotions, but there are two feelings that nearly all of us share and can remember as adults: the eager, nervous e

Bill Gates' Annual Letter -- another mediocre attempt to "snowfall" cont...
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'This is madness': Professor appeals to Obama after Microsoft Research r...
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Why was a standout computer scientist from Jordan prevented from returning to the U.S. to defend his PhD thesis and take a job at Microsoft

Will You Make it Past Being a Founder? - One Entrepreneur's Perspective
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It's perfectly acceptable to decide that becoming the CEO is not what you want to do. It is a completely different role and taking the red p

INME Friday: Frank Zappa does Stairway to Heaven at Scott Porad
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You may not like Zappa, and you may think Stairway to Heaven has jumped the shark, but trust me, this is worth a listen. For your reading pl

Goodbye SEOmoz. Hello Moz!
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For the last two years, the 100+ Mozzers have been working to transform this company to the next stage of our evolution. Today, that incredi