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    The pandemic was the best thing that happened to Peloton until it was the worst

    Cari Gundee rides her Peloton bike on April 6, 2020, when things were bad for America...

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    Federal judge cites climate crisis to cancel oil and gas leases

    (CNN)A federal judge on Thursday invalidated a massive oil and gas lease sale for 80 million...

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    Iyin Aboyeji’s plan to build charter cities for African tech

    African cities, particularly sub-Saharan ones, have the fastest global urban growth rate. But with challenges around...

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    Gov’t watchdog slams federal Covid response, puts HHS on “high risk” list

    Enlarge / (L-R) Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dr....

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    Elon Musk Promises Full Self-Driving “Next Year” for the Ninth Year in a Row

    It’s happened again! It’s incredibly predictable, sure, but that doesn’t make it any less glorious or...

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    Why some Asian schools are going wild with Scandinavian-style forest schools

    Scandinavian-style forest schools are booming in Europe and the US – and spreading in Asia, too....

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    Fake poop helps evicted owls settle into new neighborhood

    Settling into a new home can be tough for anyone. So scientists have come up with...

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    Tech entrepreneur Mike Lynch can be extradited to US, rules Priti Patel

    The home secretary, Priti Patel, has approved the extradition of Mike Lynch, the tech entrepreneur once...

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    In blow to telecoms, California’s net neutrality law upheld

    A federal appeals court has upheld California’s net neutrality law, rejecting an attempt by telecommunications industry...

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    Programming Jobs for Losers

    Computer programming is, you’ve no doubt heard, the ticket to a great career. It’s become a...

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    ‘Maus’ is an Amazon bestseller after Tennessee school ban

    "Maus," the decades-old graphic novel about the effects of the Holocaust on a family, became an...

  • Suicide hotline shares data with for-profit spinoff, raising ethical questions

    The website of the company Loris.ai offers this example of how its software uses artificial intelligence...

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    LG’s Latest Announcement Solidifies Everything Wrong with TVs

    It’s a well established fact on the internet that when you don’t pay for something, you...

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    The world surpasses 10B vaccine doses

    The world surpasses 10 billion vaccine doses administered, but gaps persist in who gets the shots.Getting...

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    Court of Appeal Quashes Proctorio’s Appeal vs. Ian Linkletter

    My name is Ian Linkletter. Today is October 16th, 2020. I have filed legal documents in...

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    Apple's New Universal Control Feature for Macs Feels Like Magic

    Apple’s long-awaited Universal Control feature is finally here, and after spending some time with it, I...

  • The D-Health Trial: a RCT of the effect of Vitamin D on mortality

    Volume 10, Issue 2, February 2022, Pages 120-128https://doi.org/10.1016/S2213-8587(21)00345-4Get rights and contentThe effect of supplementing unscreened adults...

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    Some Amazon divisions have lost at least 35% of their staff in the past year

    Amazon is battling an attrition crisis that insiders say has led at least 35% turnover in...

  • On self-modifying executables in Rust

    2022-01-23 This is a short post prompted by a question on /r/rust from May 2019, asking...

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    David Chalmers considers the possibilities of VR

    When I was ten years old, I discovered computers. My first machine was a PDP-​10 mainframe...

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    Wonderland Crypto Co-Founder Revealed to Be Infamous Fraudster, Investors Shaken

    Investors are shaken after the co-founder of a multi-billion dollar cryptocurrency protocol was accused of being...

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    Right to Repair Fight

    Justin Grimes of Peabody, Mass., enjoys tinkering with his electronics and vehicles. But lately the IT...

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    Microsoft fends off record-breaking 3.47 Tbps DDoS attack

    Enlarge / Drowning in a sea of data. As Internet attacks go, data floods designed to...

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    Performance improvements in ASP.NET Core 6

    Inspired by the blog posts by Stephen Toub about performance in .NET we are writing a...

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    Ubisoft Executive Says Users 'Don't Get It' in Extraordinary NFT Interview

    Ubisoft’s official foray into the world of Non-Fungible Tokens has not had the best start; the...