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Greece in a nutshell. In case a country goes bankrupt, you usually need: A) fiscal austerity, B) economic reforms, and C) debt restructuring.

Greece (now leftist) wants little A and B, and insists on more C.
Germany (technocrats) wants a lot of A and B, and no more C.
France (socialist-democrats) wants little A and B, but likely no C.
IMF (neoliberals) wants a lot of A, B, and C by others.
ECB (bank) wants a solvent Greece, Greek banks, and a deal.

That's about it.
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Looks like the Greeks are ready to let their banks implode.
 
The end of Greece's membership in the EuroZone is now substantially more likely.

The country will almost certainly not make payments it owes on Tuesday, and it will hold on referendum several days later on whether to accept onerous bailout terms that may not even still be available post-default.

Citizens with funds in Greek banks will step up their withdrawals, out of a justifiable fear that they might wake up one morning to discover that yesterday's euros have been converted into depreciated drachmas. 
The ministers’ action came hours after the Greek prime minister called for a referendum on the creditors’ terms.
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In case one instruction is too much for you. Instructionless programming through triggering page faults.
trapcc - Computing with traps
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Today, we commemorate the victory of major-general Chassé over Bonaparte two hundred years ago in the battle of Waterloo.
Waterloo 2015, a spectacular event to commemorate the Bicentenary of the Battle of Waterloo. The re-enactment events will take place on June 19-20, 2015.
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Swedes. The only country in the world where they invented a name for that female part and made a song for children about it.
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More Dutch news. Seen maps like those below? They are made by a Dutch high-school student.

To me, the thing about it isn't that the maps are made in the Netherlands, but that probably people are waging their lives based on the presumed accuracy of the information.

Seems a bit "overkill" in responsibility for an adolescent.
18-year-old Thomas van Linge’s maps show the changing faces of Iraq and Syria.
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More silliness I believe. If you reason discretely about a continuum, that's effective. If you reason discretely about (reasoning over) the discrete, that's absurd.
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More local new. The Dutch government was recently sued for not abiding to CO2 reduction agreements by a local environment activist group.

In a surprising verdict, the Dutch judge ruled in favor of the activist group.

The Dutch government is now bound by the verdict to decrease CO2 emission levels by 25% by 2020.
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I'm not a Platonist. The thought of Panta Rei, everything moves, I've always found more attractive.

One manner of reading Godels two incompleteness results is that if you try to reason about numbers, it turns out you can't. So, it's either our reasoning or our numbers which are flawed.

So I am tempted to blame it on numbers. Everything is continuous, the rest is a cosmic joke, and Godel tells us so.

It's effective though. We haven't found primes dividable by other numbers. 99.99, and then some, times classical higher-order logic works. There's just that one Godel sentence.
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This is simultaneously amazing, ridiculous, and terrifying.

As it turns out, the assembly instruction 'mov' is Turing complete.
movfuscator - The single instruction C compiler
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Russia has a new amusement park (http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/jun/16/vladimir-putin-opens-russian-military-disneyland-patriot-park), but lets not talk about that; Greece is more interesting for now.

All the negotiating might end with a default and a Grexit anyway. It strengthens my belief that Greece should simple have defaulted on a substantial part of its debt several years ago and stayed within the Eurozone. There really is no reason to assume you can't default and keep the same currency.

Now the debt has been socialized, spread among the neighbor countries, and it might happen that Greece is going to default anyway.

But, hey, lets not pretend I am an economist. 
This picture is worth approximately 317 billion words in Greek. That's how many euros its government owes, and how many euros it's going to start defaulting on if it doesn't agree on a new bailout in the next few days.
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