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  • 2 days ago
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    Level 18

    j0rg is now level 18 with 330,485 XP.

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  • 3 days ago
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    More disease, more suicide: Study shows human cost of climate change

    Climate change is not only warming the planet, it's negatively affecting human health in myriad ways, with researchers reporting surges in heat-related illnesses, infectious diseases, poor sleep and an increase in suicides, according to a major report by The Lancet Countdown that's been cosigned by health experts from more than 70 institutions worldwide.

  • 10 days ago
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    The Great Supply-Chain Massacre | by Diane Coyle

    It is unclear whether current widespread product shortages are merely a temporary disruption or evidence of a global production meltdown. But today’s supply shocks offer striking parallels with the 2008 global financial crisis, and may require a similarly bold policy response.

  • 1 month ago
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    OpenAI unveils model that can summarize books of any length

    OpenAI has developed an AI model that can summarize lengthy books, using a combination of task decomposition and reinforcement learning.

  • 1 month ago
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    Apple facing class action lawsuits over MacBook M1 screen cracks

    Last month, we covered reports of screen cracks appearing on the MacBook Air M1 and MacBook Pro M1 laptops, seemingly without any mishandling. In some cases Apple reportedly offered free repairs but not in others. Now, the problem has caught the attention of two law firms, which have independently launched class action lawsuits against Apple.

  • 2 months ago
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    Did the Bitcoin Twitter Handle Change Hands?

    Observers on Twitter have pointed out that the @Bitcoin handle may have changed hands — and not everybody's happy with that. Twitter is one of the main assembly points for bitcoiners online, and the Bitcoin account has had its fair share of attention over time. While the account owner is not known, the handle had allegedly been used by Roger Ver for several years to promote Bitcoin fork coin BCH.

  • 2 months ago
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    Inside Louis C.K.’s Gross, Unapologetic ‘Comeback’ Show at Madison Square Garden

    The admitted sex predator performed in front of a giant “SORRY” sign on Friday night in New York City. Nobody was buying it.

  • 3 months ago
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    The Simpsons writers enter season 33 with self-awareness and no signs of slowing down

    This year’s San Diego Comic-Con panel for The Simpsons was substantial, but the most telling moment happened during a 20 minute game of “Simpsons Pictionary.” The group of show writers and animators, moderated by voice actor Yeardley Smith, were paired off, with the writers tasked with guessing characters and episode titles from quick sketches by the animators.

  • 3 months ago
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    Amazon convinces Apple to remove review analyzer Fakespot from the App Store

    Fakespot, an app that analyzes Amazon reviews to determine which ones are fake, is no longer available for iOS. Amazon has successfully convinced Apple to remove it from the App Store after the company raised concerns that the application provides misleading information and creates potential security vulnerabilities. The e-commerce giant has confirmed to Engadget that it reported Fakespot for investigation.

  • 3 months ago
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    Dead Space YouTube Channel Updates Profile Pic After 8 Years of Inactivity

    After drifting in space for almost a decade, it seems that Dead Space might actually be floating back into Earth’s orbit. The official YouTube channel for the Dead Space franchise has updated its profile picture for the first time in almost nine years, which is after eight years of total inactivity. While a seemingly innocent change, this combined with other reports seems to point to the franchise’s imminent return.

  • 4 months ago
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    Pull your Western Digital My Book Live NAS off the internet now if you value your files

    Western Digital has alerted customers to a critical bug on its My Book Live storage drives, warning them to disconnect the devices from the internet to protect the units from being remotely wiped.

  • 4 months ago
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    The Southern Baptist Church Is Going to Hell in a Handbasket

    A generation ago, hard-core conservatives took over the largest Protestant church denomination in the U.S., the Southern Baptist Convention, and birthed what we now call “the Christian right.” They overcame a tradition of congregational and state-convention autonomy to impose biblical inerrancy, the subordination of women in the pews and at home...

  • 5 months ago
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    Patrisse Cullors: Black Lives Matter co-founder resigns

    Black Lives Matter's co-founder says she is resigning from its foundation, but not because of what she called right-wing attempts to discredit her. Patrisse Cullors said Friday would be her last day at the foundation, which she has led for nearly six years. The 37-year-old activist's finances came under scrutiny last month after it was reported she owned four homes.

  • 5 months ago
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    Nintendo Switch Pro reveal expected before E3

    Nintendo's long-awaited Switch upgrade is expected to be shown ahead of E3 2021, according to a report published by Bloomberg today and Eurogamer's own sources. I understand this is to ensure third-parties working on games which support the upgraded Switch are free to announce these projects at E3, and before Nintendo's own digital showcase later in that week.