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(Originally via Rudi)
These are short-form “thoughts”, in addition to the usual longer-form articles in the blog. The goal is to publish one of these every weekday. I’d love to know what you [...]
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Over the past five years, psychological research — some involving real terrorist suspects — has shown how to get information from people who don’t want to talk. Now Washington has the chance to put...
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To illustrate a review of Ta-Nehisi Coates's new book on race in America, a Dutch newspaper decided to go full racist with the page design.
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Road safety takes on another dimension...
I was driving 70 mph on the edge of downtown St. Louis when the exploit began to take hold.
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Oskar Groening, at the age of 94, is currently on trial in Germany, charged with being an ‘accessory’ to several hundred thousand murders while he served as an SS officer at Auschwitz during World War II. Last week, prosecutors called for a three-and-a-half year sentence for the former concentration camp guard, who admits moral guilt but...
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If the human race is at peril from killer robots, the problem is probably not artificial intelligence. It is more likely to be artificial stupidity.
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Win or lose, Trump's campaign threatens to unleash the Great American Stupid
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Only a little bit of data lost, not the whole datacenter - but on the scale of Google, "a little bit" could still be several gigabyte!

http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2015/08/lightning-strike-permanently-zaps-data-in-european-google-datacenter/
0.000001 percent of persistent storage was affected—out of petabytes of data.
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Republicans have spent decades dressing up fear as courage, pretending at seriousness while advancing hysteria
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An interesting part of the Soviet legacy
The Soviet military mapped the entire world, but few have seen the actual, physical maps—until now.
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More on Sanders... Interesting guy, probably one of the most interesting people in American politics at the moment.
The Vermont independent tells "Face the Nation" he can do one important thing better than Obama did to capture the White House
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