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you ever see old code at work that makes you just want to go home and sleep

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Systems like and allow customers to channel frustrations that would otherwise end up on public platforms like — which can make or break a restaurant — into a closed system that the restaurant controls. This protects the business and gives them access to valuable , but it also effectively puts the customer in the position of evaluating and effectively managing their servers.
buzzfeed.com/amphtml/carolineo

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Working with , on the computer, in nature, among people, in organizations, constantly reminds me of how incomplete my mental models are, how the world is, and how much I don’t know.
donellameadows.org/dancing-wit

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New leak consists of 1.2 million documents which mostly cover the years 2016 and 2017. They offer an account of the meltdown experienced by Mossack Fonseca in the wake of the unprecedented investigation that brought its practices to light.
occrp.org/en/panamapapers/insi

Investigation of these new documents has enabled journalists to tie many loose ends, to uncover even more wrongdoing, and to reveal new twists and turns in what was once a hermetically closed world of offshore dealings.

#PanamaPapers

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Keep sharing and talking about #PeerTube: together, we have 15 days left to make it happen!
frama.link/joinpeertube

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This comic from thingswithout.com really sums up what I want out of rants in person (and really on the internets too, but it's harder to judge where people are in this cycle). toot.cat/media/xPwn8bPLedRlLCs

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"In perhaps the creepiest example, Facebook applied for (and received, last year) a patent for a tool called Techniques, for emotion detection and content delivery. It would use the camera in your phone to take pictures of you as you scroll through content. Facebook would then use facial analysis to measure how much you did or did not like the content in question, so as to determine what kind of stuff to send your way."

rollingstone.com/politics/feat

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Today I was interviewed on the Software Engineering Daily podcast, I was told it will be up in couple weeks.

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Have you heard of the ? The exciting video for lovers ages 13-18? Submit a video and you could win a $250,000 . Learn more at breakthroughjuniorchallenge.or

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Juno.

In a similar fashion to my earlier Sputnik drawing.

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Beware people who offer you a "red pill." Most of them are peddling hallucinogens.

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"The death of the newsfeed" by Benedict Evans ben-evans.com/benedictevans/20

This makes an interesting case against the chronological timeline.

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