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When will Congress learn, they can't just pass laws regardign the internet willy nilly and think people won't care about it.
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Seems legit
 
People usually look at the world through their own eyes. And when they are stupid, they think everyone else is stupid as well....
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Best thing I've EVER read. Plus correct proof that the halting problem is not solvable is correct.
No general procedure for bug checks succeeds. Now, I won't just assert that, I'll show where it leads: I will prove that although you might work till you drop, you cannot tell if computation w...
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this logic... do i want to know how it works? lol
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Happy Thanksgiving everyone! May the Pepto Bismol be with you!
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If chrome autocompletes to a plus sized woman's clothing shop again, I will seriously ragequit Google+
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Finally! Hopefully they don't screw it up this time too though.
 
Finally more #minamike ! Hopefully it won't be as bad as the 2nd season was...
Minami-ke's upcoming 4th season will be animated by studio Feel with an OVA preceding it.
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Merry Christmas everyone! If you haven't been spammed by me yet on Facebook or Twitter, I hope you find whatever you want under the tree this year.
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I just got a call from #GoDaddy. The rep said he noticed that I'd transferred my 60+ domains away (I've still got a few there that I'm working on transferring, but am being conservative with, since I can't afford any downtime at all with them), and wanted to know if I'd tell them why. I got to tell them that it was because of their #SOPA support, and that I couldn't in good conscience give my money to a tech company that would support legislation like that. I told him I was aware that they had reversed their position, but that their explicit support of it in the first place had cost them my confidence in them, as it is at the best viciously ignorant, and at worst, malicious. The rep was quite sincere in his apology to me, asked if there was anything they could do to win me back. He had a "We support IP protections, and now realize that support of SOPA is too broad" song-and-dance routine that probably came in from a PR memo today. I told him "no thanks", and that was that. I'm impressed by the customer service hustle, but it shows that this little incident really spooked them.

I think that the backlash against their support was a lot more swift and severe than they'd anticipated. Their initially glib "lol, whatever" response was replaced by "oh god, please stop punching us in the quarterly financial report!" real fast.

I feel really bad for the customer service reps that have to do damage control on this. You know that they're going to be pulling overtime this Christmas weekend because their bosses screwed up. The guy I spoke to was professional, but you could tell that he'd made a lot of very similar calls today. He didn't even try to sell me, just sort of accepted it with a "Yup, I hear you, and we're sorry, let us know if we can do anything to get you back". Doesn't change my stance, though.

This is fantastic news on the anti-SOPA front, though. This has demonstrated that we, as consumers, can have an impact where it counts. This legislation is funded and driven by corporate interests, and demonstrating that we are able and willing to impact corporate bottom lines if they support legislation like this sends a very clear message. GoDaddy capitulating is a huge win, because it's the first stone to come out of the wall. Now that GoDaddy has demonstrated that they were taking too much damage to continue with their support of SOPA, it empowers people to exert similar pressure on other companies, and it demonstrates to those companies that there are enough angry people out there that you need to listen up and pay attention.
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“The amount of pain that people, through no fault of their own, had to endure -- and the prospect of putting them through it again -- is appalling,” Kaufman says. “The public has no more appetite for bailouts. What would happen tomorrow if one of these big banks got in trouble? Can we survive that?”
The Federal Reserve and the big banks fought for more than two years to keep details of the largest bailout in U.S. history a secret. Now, the rest of the world can see what it was missing.
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“The worst part about being a black nerd is having to explain yourself and having to defend your race,” he said.

He often has to face comments like, “You’re the only black guy I like,” or “I’m not trying to be racist or anything, but I really like how different you are.”

“Just because I’m a nerd and I’m not as physically active as other black men doesn’t mean anything about them or my race at all. It’s just who I am,” Lewis said.
So where are the geeks? Watch "Black in America: The New Promised Land -- Silicon Valley" at 8 p.m. and 11 p.m. ET November 19 on CNN. Growing up in Dothan, Alabama, Makario Lewis knew there weren’t m...
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