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This.Javascript: State of Browsers

Come and watch browser representatives from Chrome, Edge, Firefox & others get together to talk about recent updates! Chrome - Paul Kinlan Intel - Kenneth Ro...

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What? Big tech asking gov to regulate big tech? Nice!
Facial recognition technology: The need for public regulation and corporate responsibility - Microsoft on the Issues

All tools can be used for good or ill. Even a broom can be used to sweep the floor or hit someone over the head. The more powerful the tool, the greater the benefit or damage it can cause. The last few months have brought this into stark relief when it comes to computer-assisted facial...

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Someone added us to AlternativeTo.

We are the 3rd alternative to Instagram behind Imgur and Flickr!

Can we get to #1?

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Is Technology Dangerous? (Star Wars + Heidegger) – 8-Bit Philosophy

Join Wisecrack! ►► bit.ly/1y8Veir Press Start for “Is Technology Dangerous?” by 8-Bit Philosophy, where classic video games introduce famous thinkers,...

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Your Brain Perceives Reality By Hallucinating

Many people assume that they perceive the world as it actually is—as if eyes and ears were windows that allow us to access an objective reality. But percepti...

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A milestone week at @duckduckgo - we hit 30 million searches a day! It's hard to put that into perspective so I thought I'd do a visualisation with doughnuts.

Mozilla: "one of the most impactful and successful social enterprises in the world" Show more

What if You Controlled the Budget? An Experiment in Democracy

Participatory budgeting is an experiment in grassroots democracy that gives citizens partial control of where their taxpayer dollars are allocated. Here's an...

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How America Misunderstands the Declaration of Independence

Few Americans are aware of the fact that the first printing of the Declaration of Independence contained a copy error. As a result, many subsequent republica...

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The 99% Is a Myth—Here's How It Really Breaks Down

When it comes to the division of wealth, many Americans believe that the country is split between the 1%, which possesses a significant share of the country’...

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Men Are Socialized to 'Act Inhumanely'

Thomas Page McBee transitioned at age 30. In his male body, he “started to experience the world differently immediately,” McBee says in a video filmed at the...

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A Teenager Regrets His Role in Fake News

Once upon a time, an economically depressed and largely forgotten town in the Balkans experienced a digital gold rush. The average monthly salary in Veles, M...

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Meet the KGB Spies Who Invented Fake News | NYT Opinion

In Episode 1 of Operation InfeKtion, we reveal how one of the biggest fake news stories ever concocted — the 1984 AIDS-is-a-biological-weapon hoax — went vir...

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