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Steven Roose
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I advise all Americans here on Google+ to watch this movie carefully. If This initiative indeed gets the traction it needs, it might have a revolutionary impact on the US, but also on the rest of the world.

It only takes your minimal cooperation.
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Democracy is "a system of government in which all the people of a state or polity ... are involved in making decisions about its affairs, typically by voting to elect representatives to a parliament or similar assembly."
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Anyone using GnuPG over here?

This guy almost single-handedly maintains GPG and he's tired of not getting donations

Considering a small donation for a very important piece of software seems only reasonable, no?
Werner Koch's code powers the email encryption programs around the world. If only somebody would pay him for the work.
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We don't "rely" on him. We use the same old version that hasn't been updated in ages.
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‘Hottest Year’ Story Obscures Bigger News: Ocean Warming Now Off The Charts

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The big climate news last week was NOAA and NASA announcing that 2014 was the hottest year on record, breaking the highs of 2005 and 2010. But a bigger story got buried.
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+Sean Reynolds ok, I tried, I really did, but you consistently refuse to pay attention to my previous posts (especially the last one where I compared them using joules to a hospital using atto liters)

I would go on, but I have better things to do, so I'm just going to block you
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Anyone here heard of #Diaspora? Or better diaspora*.

It a decentralized social network and it's as cool as it sounds. You can register at a pod of your liking and follow people from any other pod around the globe!

You could also setup your own personal pod and guarantee full protection of your own personal data.

List of pods: http://podupti.me
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Hehe, good to see Java catching up with today's programming standards!
A blog about Software Development by Marius Herring
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That took a while!
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"Even if in a few years self-driving cars are proven to be ten times safer than human-operated cars, all it’s going to take is one tragic accident and the public is going to lose their minds. There will be outrage. There will be politicizing. There will be hashtags.
It’s going to suck."
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Coverage has fallen to a new low for this early in the year with the prospect of further melting in coming weeks.
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A Look Back at a Frozen Niagara Falls

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Niagara Falls in winter, seen from Goat Island. Luna Island stands in the middle of the cascade, known as the American or Rainbow Falls, and Prospect Point can be seen in the background, circa 1859. William England/London Stereoscopic Company/Getty Images. A view of the Niagara Falls on the ...
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You Call It Inflation, I Call It Theft
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The main problem I have with the article is that it stands the problem on its head. Inflation, in and of itself, can't be considered without context. Rising inflation caused by a surging economy with lowering unemployment and rising wages -- is that a bad thing? As opposed to the "stagflation" of the 70's, I mean. It changes policy if the inflation we might want to curb is the result of something else we really want.

Inflation is bad for people with their money parked (rich savers), and for people whose wages are stagnant (Thanks, Reaganomics and you austerity wonks, say the rest of us). 
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This is what the complete Silk Road case boils down to:

If law enforcement's warrantless search of the Silk Road servers is deemed acceptable by Judge Katherine Forrest and the jury, Greenberg warns "it could have a lasting precedent for how the Fourth Amendment works in the digital age."

#freedom  #internet #bitcoin
The trial of Ross Ulbricht, alleged owner of Silk Road, goes far beyond a website dealing in drugs and fake ID
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These World Leaders Are a Worse Threat to Free Press Than Terrorism
On Sunday, 3.7 million people gathered all over France to mourn the lives of those killed in last week's Charlie Hebdo attack. It was almost a moving collective stand for freedom of expression in the face of terror and fear--except that its most prominent supporters are much greater threats to a free press than terrorism.
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Engineering student. Environmentalist. Geek.
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I'm a Belgian engineering student in Computer Science with great interests in all forms of technology and the internet.
Because of my strong love for nature, I'm also interested in and concerned about our planet, and more specific about climate change. I do my best to contribute as much as I can to raise awareness of the problem and advise people how to participate to a solution.
Apart from technology, I love physics and in fact science as a whole. I also like to read books about almost everything. But most of all, I love the beauty of nature and how can be so powerful yet vulnerable at the same time.
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