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Bill Richardson
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Nice.
Orkestra Obsolete perform the 1983 hit on a variety of antiquated instruments.
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Wow - what an improvement.
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I'm not a big fan of so-called "social justice" movements because often, regardless of the validity of their viewpoint, the message they convey seems to be that one group has been stomping on another group and must be forced to pay. To me that feels less about justice than about revenge. But this speaker has a very different message, and it is well worth listening to. It's only 20 minutes, there's no shouting or stereotyping, it's simply very well-expressed.
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He also gave an excellent TED talk[1] - but IMHO, his presentation at Google is better.

[1] https://www.ted.com/talks/bryan_stevenson_we_need_to_talk_about_an_injustice?language=en
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In Portland (well, Hillsboro) for a few days of meetings. We moved away in 2000, and coming back is like being at your parents' home: most things are where you remember, but all the furniture is in different places, there's a new TV, and none of your stuff is there, which all seems weird.

Since my flight was in the evening and it's between Nov 1 and Jul 5, of course it's cloudy, dark, and raining. So it's like being in your parents' house during a power failure. If I hadn't lived here once, I'd be completely lost, instead of just disoriented and uncertain.
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+Dan Trevino I wish I had that power. I'd get some for myself. :-)
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A fantastic article about how smart people can still be misled when trying to trust in studies, meta-reviews, and empirical evidence.

http://slatestarcodex.com/2014/12/12/beware-the-man-of-one-study/

In short, variation in experimental design alone would be expected to produce a bell curve of outcomes, and an even more important effect is that frequently studies are not studying precisely the same aspect of a problem. (One example from the article is that a medication to treat aspects of bipolar disorder may be more effective against bipolar i vs. ii, or more effective against mania than depression, etc., so a graph of "effectiveness against bipolar disorder" that groups all these will be all over the place.)

In the end, even what seems like overwhelming evidence for one side may be worryingly unconvincing if you go and find that there is also overwhelming evidence for the other side.
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I'm just now reading John Scalzi's "Redshirts". Laughing out loud at every other page.
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I confess from the start of this: I enjoy unproductive talk. Boasting, bloviating, berating, shouting, snarking, and swearing are all pleasures, indulged with little if any guilt. My purpose is not…
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This is what you get for $330/night in NYC.
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The Maritime had outlets by the bed. I guess practicality is more important at sea.
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Yet another thing I've never understood. I look around the office today, and I'm almost the only person wearing a short sleeved shirt. Nearly everyone else is wearing a long sleeves, a jacket, a hoodie, or a sweater. How can people stand to do this? My office is 74 degrees every single day of the year. If I dressed for the outside weather, I'd sweat constantly unless I was outside.
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Heh, I also have this same problem, but I'm in the Northeast. Office is always 70-75 degrees. Since I can remember, I've worn short sleeves year round. If it is going to be cold, bring a jacket...
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Gah. My dream last night had it ALL:
✓ In class naked
✓ Attractive women laughing
✓ No clue what the lecture is about
✓ Research deadline fast approaching
✓ Important lab equipment missing
✓Suddenly remember signing up for a class I that completely forgot to attend

Brain, what the heck is wrong with you?
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:-) :-)
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We did this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hHD10DjxM1g
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That same YouTube guy has videos demonstrating that. Styrofoam works, too.
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I am but a simple Californian. Your strange white powder frightens and confuses me.
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The Numbers Don't Lie: It's Irrational to Give Up This Much Liberty to F...
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When confronted by threats far deadlier, Americans are much less willing to cede liberty and privacy.

No Sex Tonight | FMBV
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I never quite figured out why the sexual urge of men and women differ so much. And I never have figured out the whole Venus and Mars thing.

Copyright wars are damaging the health of the internet
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Those pushing for 'solutions' to piracy risk eroding the net's integrity and freedom from surveillance, censorship and control

Pope vs. Jobs: The Resignation-Off of the Century | Underwire | Wired.com
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After hearing about the Pope's resignation, it's hard not draw parallels to the last abdication of power by a revered, somewhat controversia

Dave Barry’s Year in Review - Dave Barry - MiamiHerald.com
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It was a cruel, cruel year — a year that kept raising our hopes, only to squash them flatter than a dead possum on the interstate.

15-Year-Old Duchess Of McComb, AL Announces Pregnancy
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MCCOMB, AL—In an announcement that quickly set Lowndes County abuzz with excitement, royal family sources revealed Tuesday that Brandy Pucke

Meth Addicts Demand Government Address Nation's Growing Spider Menace
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WASHINGTON, DC—Activists called for federal assistance as a last resort after trying to contain the problem with diplomacy, cathode rays, an

gmancasefile: TSA: Fail
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TSA has never, (and I invite them to prove me wrong), foiled a terrorist plot or stopped an attack on an airliner. Ever. They crow about wea

The Generation Gap [COMIC]
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Oh the apps, they are a' changin'.

The sign said "seat yourself", but the only open, cleaned table was way in the back behind the kitchen. There were other people back there too. After ten minutes of various employees walking by and calling to each other in Spanish, one lady said "I'll be right with you", but it was another ten minutes before she finally showed up. I'm still waiting for our drinks, so I have plenty of time for this review. So far, it's pretty sucky.
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reviewed 6 months ago
Great place. Very calm, quiet, pleasant, easy walk to campus & downtown. Breakfasts were delicious, my room was attractive and comfortable. I spent most of two days in the living room of the secondary house working on my laptop, and was more productive than I would have been in my office - quieter, no distractions, nice view out the windows.
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