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Larry Summers makes a sensible, simple point...
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Learn to use Vim keyboard shortcuts with a game (it's pretty awesome)

http://vim-adventures.com/
VIM Adventures is an online game based on VIM's keyboard shortcuts. It's the "Zelda meets text editing" game. So come have some fun and learn some VIM!
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I'd love to see an emacs version! Level 1: Use the cursor keys to move. Level 2:unlock M-: and parentheses. Level 3: write it yourself.
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Programming Languages Or:

Hacker News's Most Liked:
http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=3746692

And Most Disliked:
http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=3748961

Personally, I couldn't agree with the sentiment more (hint: the C++, Java, and PHP don't fare well)
C# really feels like the most mature language that I've ever dealt with. Writing it feels clear, if something is wrong the debugger is very clear. The number of features that are there is incredib...
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17% increase in fatal automobile crashes on the Monday following spring daylight savings adjustment due to lack of sleep.

Fighting the Clock: How America's Sleep Deficit is Damaging Longterm Health
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by W. [Editor's Note: W is an experienced soldier with combat experience in several corners of the world. They are now working as a PMC and cannot reveal their identity due to the possibility of b...
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Find and share legal streaming movies on my new site: http://www.dexy.tv

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Avoid cognitive fallacies by examining questions in a foreign language. Daniel Kahneman's "Thinking Fast and Slow" provides a lot of insight into this and other similar effects; I highly recommend it.

http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2012/04/language-and-bias/
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How does design like this get pushed into production? It's extremely unpleasant to use. Color me disappointed in the Google design team. They better not ever force me to use the new gmail design.
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"The $850 billion spent on the bailout is more than the amount of money spent on NASA over it's entire 50 year history."
This is for everyone who doesn't understand why NASA was created and why so many people think it is imperative to continue supporting them. All credit for this video goes to Scrunchthethird.
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Linus Torvalds on C++. From: Linus Torvalds <torvalds <at> linux-foundation.org> Subject: Re: [RFC] Convert builin-mailinfo.c to use The Better String Library. Newsgroups: gmane.comp.versi...
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