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I don't agree with all of this article. In particular, I think the 'source' of income has become more complex than this article makes out. Having said that, thinking about the 'source' of income is what we need to do. (Or raise sales taxes/GST...)

Most of the other proposals I've seen amount to protectionism.
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A little old, but still so true...
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Venting is bad for us, research shows; It makes us angrier, and it is easier than ever to vent online and on social media
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I was with them until " Last Christmas, stuck in the JetBlue terminal at the airport waiting for a delayed flight, I became increasingly annoyed at the airline’s choice of holiday music: Alvin and the Chipmunks."

Playing Alvin & the Chipmunks to a captive audience has to be a violation of the Geneva Conventions.

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Evidence shows that women are less self-assured than men—and that to succeed, confidence matters as much as competence. Here's why, and what to do about it.
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Preserving validity in adaptive data analysis

With all data analysis, there is a danger that findings observed in a particular sample do not generalize to the underlying population from which the data were drawn. Adaptive analysis of a data set - where the analyst is informed by data exploration, as well as the results of previous analyses of the data set - can lead to an increased risk of spurious discoveries that are neither prevented nor detected by standard approaches. 

In order to increase the reliability of data driven insights, researchers from Google, Microsoft, IBM, the University of Toronto, Samsung and the University of Pennsylvania have introduced the reusable holdout mechanism, a new methodology for navigating the challenges of adaptivity which allows the analyst to safely validate the results of many adaptively chosen analyses without the need to collect costly fresh data each time. 

Learn more on the Google Research blog, linked below.
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Interesting.
Players send more negative comments to female teammates when playing badly.
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EFA supports the call by the International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR)  for amendments to the Defence Trade Controls Act to include clear exemptions for scientific research and for education.

Australia's Defence Trade Controls Act was recently updated and now prohibits the "intangible supply" of encryption technologies, and hence subjects many ordinary teaching and research activities to unclear, potentially severe, export controls.
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    Software Engineer, 2013 - present
  • University of New South Wales
    Adjunct Senior Lecturer, 2013 - present
  • University of New South Wales
    Conjoint Senior Lecturer, 2003 - 2012
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    Senior Researcher, 2003 - 2012
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  • Carnegie Mellon University
    PhD (Comp. Sci.), 1995 - 2002
    Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning / Robotics
  • University of New South Wales
    Graduate Diploma of Applied Intellectual Property, 2010 - 2013
  • University of Sydney
    BSc. (Comp. Sci.), 1991 - 1994
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The Ritz is great value. A wonderful local cinema. I wish there were more like it around Sydney.
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Poor service, mediocre food, not cheap. Won't be going back.
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
Great hotel. Would stay again.
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
Clean, good food, roti pisang for dessert. What more do you need?
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Best Indian food I've had in Sydney. Generous servings and attentive service. Not too expensive, but not cheap. I do wish they'd turn off the Bollywood video though...
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Loved the chicken burrito with the red sauce!
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Great coffee shop at The Spot in Randwick. While their eponymous 'kurtosh' are nice, I like their cakes. They sell their cakes by weight so you can taste a few without being a pig.
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