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So what if it's not working - it's well-intentioned, so let's have more of it!
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The article does not say that it is not working. Even if the numbers are right, it still does not mean that the lowering of the speed limit is responsible.

If I read the article correctly, it tells that the average number of accidents is higher in those streets with lowered speed limit than in the other streets without it. It could well be an instance of Simpson's effect. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simpson%27s_paradox

One could argue that the streets where the limits were lowered have been the more dangerous streets before, thus, the increased average.

We would need the real data to decide.
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I've beenthrough this situation in interview
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see the bright red/green with blue circle 
That's named Boing.....  because - it the sound it would make if you could see that color bouncing around a room.
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Time to root your Android phone.

I recommend xPosed + xPrivacy, although Cyanogenmod's Privacy Guard is excellent.
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I currently have a Samsung Galaxy Note 2, and I run Revolution Remix, with some Xposed modules to tweak it.

I was already using xprivacy - but then I watched "Enemy of the State" too many times when I was younger!
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Nick Gillespie

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How did they not see this one coming? The school, I mean!

+corydoctorow and Tor Books fight back against censorship in a FLA high school.
Cory Doctorow's 2008 YA novel ;Little Brother is all about questioning authority, thinking critically, and reverse-engineering surveillance (read
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I loved this book and its not surprising a school wouldn't get it.
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Nick Gillespie

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Life imitates Young Adult novels. Not a bad thing at all. You'll know the protesters are really committed when they start aping +corydoctorow book memes.
On Sunday, protesters gathered at the downtown Bangkok shopping mall Terminal 21—along with a swarm of Thai soldiers and police there to deter them.
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I read your article on the MakerBot patent +Cory Doctorow, but I think you missed an important point. Part of the reason people are upset is that MakerBot wouldn't have a product without the open source efforts. Yes they may have made a unique contribution for their current patent, but it feels a lot like they took all the free work, built a product, and a company and then decided they didn't want to share anything else.

It's the same problem the community had with OcculusVR. The community gave the company money by crowd funding and the company took the money, built a product, then raised VC money and then sold to Facebook for big bucks. The community feels like they contributed to the success, but didn't get any pay out.

In both cases I don't think the community objects to the corporate success, although many people don't think about that when they contributed, but they do expect the relationship to remain reciprocal. If I share my open source design with you, I want you to share your designs with me. MakerBot failed that test. If I contribute to a crowd funding campaign I want the company to keep doing cool experimental things focused on the community. The jury is still out on OcculusVR, but selling to Facebook doesn't look good.

The same battle has played out many times in open source software. Free software (GPL) forces reciprocity, but open source (MIT) allows the commercial use.

The trick is figuring out how to protect the community so they get what they expect when they contribute their ideas or cash.

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Krillbite's "Among the Sleep" was released today and it's a super scary experience! You play a toddler in an extremely scary world. Playing a toddler has a unique and very Gaiman'ish awesome perspective - and the soundscape is a character in it's own right! Very amazing! Here's Martin Kvale talking about the sound design: http://indiestatik.com/2013/05/21/among-the-sleep-sound-design/ - very interesting indeed! I think this game takes storytelling through games and sound to an entirely new and oh so fascinating level! (Disclaimer: these guys get hugs from me when I see them 2-3 times a year)
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anyone know of other LED light shows that bend the mind
Chris Arkenberg visits an establishment where pop culture and history merge into a light show of singular magnificence.
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Save the Date! Coming Soon! My World of Illusion will be featured at The Barn Theater here in P' town…. 2 weekends! Invite all your friends and bring your kids and grandkids for this one of a kind event! Barn Theater #Magic #Performance #Pendragon
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http://youtu.be/0MUjdc3KIYA

Great Q&A with director of Aaron Swartz doc The Internet's Own Boy.
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I used the same methodology from when I blended all the old bOING bOING print zine covers, but now across movie genres from Netflix! :)
 
Ever wonder what all the covers of movie genres according to Netflix look like mean blended?  No?

Well now you know the answer... :)

I think it's interesting how teal/orange creeps into Comedies so prominently (I get Sci-Fi, but Comedies?)...  Also - romance covers are a hot mess!

#GMIC   #Netflix   #movies   #covers   #blend   #mean   #amalgamation  
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For reference, here is the amalgamation of the bOING bOING print covers:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/patdavid/14140000705/
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Noah Scalin

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Thought you would all enjoy seeing this portrait I made of Judy Garland out of sequins for the upcoming Night of A Thousand Judy's fundraiser for the Ali Forney Center which helps homeless LGBTQ youth. You can support this very worth cause by bidding on a print here:
https://www.biddingforgood.com/auction/AuctionHome.action?vhost=AFCJudys
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Nick Gillespie

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If you're wondering what the mainstreaming of legal pot is all about, check out this collection of stories, vids, and links.
As subscribers to the print and electronic edition of Reason already know, ;the latest issue is all about "Marijuana on Main Street: The long, hard
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Here are some shots of the pre production prototype of Maddie for our Kickstarter. Please share and support if you can. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/tenacioustoys/little-maddie-designer-figure/posts
 
Some shots of the Second Maddie print with the ball joint wing and head placement getting worked out for tooling while the first print is used as a paint master. Please check out our Kickstarter for more information and help make this project a reality. Thank you  https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/tenacioustoys/little-maddie-designer-figure
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THIS IS JUST UNBELIEVABLE!
Enjoy and Share!... (",)
http://youtu.be/IrF8GUe0xd0
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Aaron Childs

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New Overlords of the Desert, series 15, paper action figures. 
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