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Huiru Ru
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IN THE classic science-fiction film “2001”, the ship’s computer, HAL, faces a dilemma.
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I read this article very quickly last night and had to return to it today for a second and third read. Highly recommended. Enjoy.
Nancy Lin has had a gun and bat pulled on her, her father has been beaten, and her brother has been robbed.
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Skip the article and play the podcast.

To the linguists out there... if the use of "like" in the vernacular serves as quotation marks and uptalk helps invite questions that clarify communication, what do you think function of the vocal fry is?
Researchers say young women deserve credit for pioneering vocal trends, including the latest, known as vocal fry.
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Good read.
Are men warriors by nature? History, not evolution, may explain male violence. By Jesse Prinz, Ph.D....
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Two opposing views on women, education, and marriage.

See the one written in the Atlantic, November of last year here:

See the response in the The New York Times attached.
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Every year, close to 40 million Americans move from one home to another. This interactive map visualizes those moves for every county in the country.
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Obligatory snark: You're either a person or a woman.
It's time for a round-up of all the reader submissions illustrating the annoying habit of having products and products-for-women. The phenomenon illustrates the way we continue to think of men as ...
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The threat of climate change is an increasingly important environmental issue for the globe. Because the economic questions involved have received relatively little attention, I have been writing a no...
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Really cool but also disturbing. Must think of ways to circumvent (personally).
I have a new paper appearing at IEEE S&P with Hristo Paskov, Neil Gong, John Bethencourt, Emil Stefanov, Richard Shin and Dawn Song on Internet-scale authorship identification based on stylome...
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Like many fellow vegans, Cerulli abstained from animal-derived foods because he cared about the consequences of his eating, but his decision to hunt was an extension of the same feelings.
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