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Alex Russell
Dragging the web into the mid-naughties. "Probably not wrong about everything" -- Named PWAs '15 w/ ; likely making her ☕
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Alex Steffen 1h
Hey, it's worth unpacking this latest column from , because it's saying outright what has been a quiet strategy of the Carbon Lobby for decades. And that strategy is one that every person who wants to act of climate needs to understand.
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ben goldacre 10h
A fun weekend read. See how editors and trialists reacted when we sent a correction letter on EVERY misreported clinical trial in the big five journals over 6 weeks. The responses might make you squirm, but they explain a lot..
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Alex Russell 10h
Important to note that most part time American workers still want more hours, 9 years after the "recovery" started:
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Alex Russell 10h
Across class, income, and caste let us once and for all time declare, with one voice, that Sapphire and No 10 are trash gins.
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Chris Addison 12h
Or could come reeeeally close to quitting before Theresa May tells them she’s ever so sorry and she won’t do it again again.
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Tinker ❎ Feb 14
~=8 Character Passwords Are Dead=~ New benchmark means that the entire keyspace, or every possible combination of: - Upper - Lower - Number - Symbol ...of an 8 character password can be guessed in: ~2.5 hours (8x 2080 GPUs against NTLM Windows hash)
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Ramez Naam 14h
3.6 cent / kwh solar in *Canada*. Holy crap, indeed!
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Alex Russell 14h
This won't be the worst thing social media will have to answer for, but it's up there.
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Alex Russell 16h
"Simon Wren-Lewis : The Tory Party Lost Its Way from 2010, Not 2016":
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Old Guard Rupert Feb 15
Dave Rupert LLC, an Ireland Tax Shelter Corporation, would also like to pay $0 in US taxes.
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SwiftOnSecurity 20h
Replying to @SwiftOnSecurity
The democratization of precision, where mass-produced items are virtually or literally impossible to improve on due to the investment required, is something I wish we heard more about in the history of the 20th century.
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Alex Russell 20h
The business of the business of FB is to monetize outrage in your feed. Suppose this is "collateral damage": "Facebook enables ads to target users interested in 'vaccine controversies'":
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Matthew Yglesias Feb 15
Sounds like the decisions are being made based on an objective assessment of the nature of the emergency
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Alex Russell Feb 15
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Alex Russell Feb 15
Replying to @rachelandrew
Puppeteer. It's amazing for this.
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hanno Feb 15
The mess that's scientific publishing: What this says is essentially the most prestigious medical journals have quality standards (CONSORT), but when they fail to follow these standards, which they do all the time, they shrug and do nothing
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Alex Russell Feb 14
Replying to @troutgirl
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Alex Russell Feb 14
"hire the smartest people who don't have access to the internet or cost-of-living comparison tables at their local library"
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Nicolas Feb 14
Imagine living your personal life such that you never took (or were allowed to take) any action unless you could first quantify or measure it's impact. Now you understand one of the pathologies affecting the tech industry
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Alex Russell Feb 14
The invisible hand is invisible because it doesn't exist.
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