Link: ‘Courage’

‘Courage’ We’re trying to make great products for people, and we have at least the courage of our convictions to say we don’t think this is part of what makes a great product, we’re going to leave it out.  ...

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Link: Hillary Clinton Gets Gored

Hillary Clinton Gets Gored Americans of a certain age who follow politics and policy closely still have vivid memories of the 2000 election — bad memories, and not just because the man who lost the popular vote somehow ended up in office. For the campaign leading up...

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Link: Utah Is 2016’s Strangest Swing State

Utah Is 2016's Strangest Swing State A deep-red state has become coveted territory for Hillary Clinton and a source of shame for Donald Trump. How did Mormons become the redeemers of a disgust-filled campaign? Here’s some unlikely math: Say every state in the U.S....

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127: Navigational & Marital Aids

This week, it's dads and directions. Jon uses Apple Maps, Google Maps and Waze, just to be on the safe side. Lex's family paid another visit to Diggerland. Lex has some praise for the Make-A-Wish organization. Taking the Tappan Zee Bridge is almost always a good idea....

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Link: Every Episode of Star Wars, Ranked

Every Episode of Star Wars, Ranked Following the recent release of Episode VII: The Force Awakens, Star Wars junkies have been raving with excitement, and a new swarm of Star Wars fans have been ushered into the fandom....

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Link: OS 9 emulator issues: prefs don’t save, updates

OS 9 emulator issues: prefs don't save, updates Two readers sent reports about the open source SheepShaver/Chubby Bunny Mac OS 9 emulation bundle for OS X. One reader has a problem saving preferences, and another has a question about replacing the core emulation...

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Rey (and other works)

Amazing art inspired by Star Wars: the Force Awakens: by Christopher Clark Source: Rey This is kind of freaky. I chose a couple of these as my favorite shots from one of the trailers back in October of...

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Reading: Stochastic Terrorism

Stochastic Terrorism Stochastic terrorism is the use of mass communications to incite random actors to carry out violent or terrorist acts that are statistically predictable but individually unpredictable. In short, remote-control murder by lone wolf.  ...

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Reading: There’s No Such Thing As A Protest Vote

There’s No Such Thing As A Protest Vote We’re in the season of protest vote advocacy, with writers of all political stripes making arguments for third-party candidates (Jill Stein, Gary Johnson), write-in votes (Bernie Sanders, Rod Silva), or refusing to vote...

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Reading: Dear Morning Joe,

Dear Morning Joe, I watch or listen to you every morning and over the years have enjoyed it. But during the rise of Trump, you infuriated me. You took pride in seeing Trump’s potential to capture the nomination while everyone else did not....

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