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Exploiting inmates' families is big business.
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When automation-software company executive David Nichols and his wife were preparing to start a family last year, he learned that the rent on his San Francisco office was set to jump 50 percent. So he picked up and moved to Portland, Oregon.
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The long read: Alejandro Nieto was killed by police in the neighbourhood where he spent his whole life. Did he die because a few white newcomers saw him as a menacing outsider?
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Maria Konnikova writes about resilience and the skills that researches say can be learned to acquire it.
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On the trail of a mysterious online company that has cracked the secret to making products people want.
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"It's important to remember to ask ourselves: 'Would I spend my own money this way?'"
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As property crimes rise and homelessness persists, the city is divided over whether to respond more aggressively to problems on its streets.
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Black markets can't evade the basic laws of economics.
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Under civil forfeiture laws, police officers can take money from people with no proof of any wrongdoing, and without filing criminal charges. How does this work, and what happens to the money?
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Computer Science PhD student studying distributed database systems.
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Learning From Data - Online Course
work.caltech.edu

Outline. This is an introductory course on machine learning that covers the basic theory, algorithms and applications. Machine learning (ML)

Who Voted for Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney
www.nytimes.com

Exit poll data from recent Republican primaries.

Clover
market.android.com

Clover is the fastest way to pay using your Android or iPhone. Developers: enable one-tap purchasing from your Android apps, iOS apps, mobi

Komen backs off decision on funding cuts
www.msnbc.msn.com

In what appears to be a reversal of Susan G. Komen For the Cure's funding cuts to Planned Parenthood, the founder and CEO of the nation's la

Card Case: The new payments app that foretells a world without cash and ...
www.slate.com

Paying for stuff with your phone sounds awesome until you stop to think about it. It seems like every major tech company, including Google,

xkcd: Game AIs
xkcd.com

Dinosaur Comics, A Softer World, Perry Bible Fellowship, Copper, Questionable Content, Achewood, Wondermark, Indexed, Buttercup Festival. Wa

Hack the Planet in Exile
blog.felter.org

Hack the Planet in Exile. This is a temporary refuge until I can rebuild Hack the Planet with alien technology. —Wes Felter. The postings on

A Tour of Scala: Annotations | The Scala Programming Language
www.scala-lang.org

Scala Main Menu. About Scala. Introduction; In the Enterprise; Scala Community. Mailing Lists. scala; scala-announce; scala-user; scala-deba

Why Companies Can't Find the Employees They Need
online.wsj.com

Failings in the U.S. education system or other external factors usually get blamed. But the real problem may be that so many companies don't

My offer to Google Reader « fox @ fury
fury.com

fox@fury. My offer to Google Reader. Wednesday, Nov 2, 2011 @ 2:34pm. Like many others, I was curious when Google announced that it would be

The end of an era: Internet Explorer drops below 50% of Web usage
arstechnica.com

Two things happened during October: Internet Explorer lost its majority share of the browser market, and here at Ars, Chrome overtook Firefo

Data Scientist Interview: Michal Migurski of Stamen
metamarkets.com

Michal Migurski is the Director of Technology and partner at Stamen, a San Francisco design studio specializing in data visualization and ma

How I Helped Destroy Star Wars Galaxies » Medium Difficulty
www.mediumdifficulty.com

"Soon, you will know the power of exploits". By Patrick Desjardins. I sat in front of my laptop at work, watching the videos from

Card Case: The new payments app that foretells a world without cash and ...
www.slate.com

Paying for stuff with your phone sounds awesome until you stop to think about it. It seems like every major tech company, including Google,

Bank of America Giving Access to Random Accounts | Privacy Online News
www.privateinternetaccess.com

Today, we received an invoice for one of our expenses. In order to remit the payment, I logged into our online banking system to utilize the

Embedded in Academia : A Quiz About Integers in C
blog.regehr.org

The C language's rules for integer operations have some quirks that can make even small programs behave in confusing ways. This post is a re

Groklaw - Day 23, From the Courtroom: Oracle v. Google Trial - Jury: No ...
www.groklaw.net

And so it begins in the Oracle v. Google trial's jury deliberations. Robert Van Nest is in the house for Google. The lawyers confer, and

Macro View on Emerging Election Dynamics
leftwithballs.com

Romney seems to have settled on the emerging theme of Obama being a “nice guy generally” but who is “in over his head”. This kind of positio