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Random: #172

Miscellaneous Obama reckons with a Trump presidency What so many people don’t get about the US working class 19 Questions to Ask Loved Ones Who Voted the Other Way So you want to get out of your bubble: try reading … Continue reading

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Random: #171

Miscellaneous It’s going to be okay Dear Democrats, Read This If You Do Not Understand Why Trump Won “…the technology that was supposed to bring us together actually isolated us into echo chambers and drove us further apart.“ See Liberal … Continue reading

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Bubbles

It seems last night Trump was elected to become the next president of the USA.  I was wrong. About a lot of things it seems, but mostly about other people, some of which are good friends. I am sad about … Continue reading

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Random: #170

Miscellaneous WashPost Makes History: First Paper to Call for Prosecution of Its Own Source (After Accepting Pulitzer) The Free Time Paradox in America Road/Driving Survival Guide What San Francisco says about America I’m ready for the new iPhone! What $50 … Continue reading

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Random: #169

Miscellaneous How to be Perfectly Unhappy – The Oatmeal Cognitive Bias Cheatsheet Fractured Lands: How the Arab World Came Apart Gary Johnson and Bill Weld – AMA on Reddit Albuquerque’s “There’s a Better Way” Program What Teens Need Most From Their … Continue reading

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Random: #168

Miscellaneous A Visual History of Which Countries Have Dominated the Summer Olympics Donald Trump’s Ghostwriter’s Thoughts Explaining Trump supporters 3D Printed Maps Technical DIY motion control using Blender3D Why I’m not a big fan of Scrum – Excellent Salary Transparency with … Continue reading

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Random: #167

Miscellaneous Why You Should Aim for 100 Rejections a Year Useful Mental Models, Rules, and Theorems How a Quest by Elites Is Driving ‘Brexit’ and Trump How facebook tries to prevent office politics The AI Dashcam App That Wants to Rate … Continue reading

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Random: #166

Miscellaneous Benghazi Report Shows the Internet Is Killing Objectivity I Took A Pill In Ibiza – Mike Posner Photoshopping the ideal body type works for men too Male Hollywood Actors, Then & Now Punny Dump Lumberjack vs. Web Developer Technical … Continue reading

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Random: #165

Miscellaneous A Protocol for Dying  – Pieter Hintjens The Increasing Problem With the Misinformed Their Bodies Fought to Regain Weight Strapped into a Falling Helicopter – Smarter Every Day #154 My gecko ate his tail A Cartoonist’s Advice – Bill Watterson … Continue reading

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Random: #164

Miscellaneous Graphical Algebra and Fourier Analysis – Steve Wittens  – Excellent Fermi Paradox The Great Filter 3D Economic Yield Curve – Excellent Desmos Interactive Graphing Calculator The rise of American authoritarianism – A possible explanation for Trump support The luckiest person alive … Continue reading

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Random: #163

Miscelleanous Nao and the Ladder Triumph Rocket 3 Roadster Review Millions of ordinary Americans support Donald Trump. Here’s why (maybe) Unity GDC demo – Adam – Part I (real-time rendering) 3D printable Frank Frazetta-inspired chess set Source Nothing Funny – … Continue reading

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Random: #162

Miscellaneous The gift of an ordinary day – Katrina Kenison Atlas, The Next Generation – Boston Dynamics (wow!) More info A Visual Look at 2 Million Chess Games Wintergatan – Marble Machine (music instrument using 2000 marbles) Road to North … Continue reading

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Random: #161

Miscellaneous DJI Osmo – Handheld video stabilization Explanation of how Formula E’s all-electric race cars work T-Shirts Unraveled – a analysis of t-shirt sizes and shrink/expansion Professional RC Car Racing Drone Racing League Y-Combinator looking to fund Basic Income research https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Basic_income … Continue reading

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Random: #160

Miscellaneous The Refragmentation – Paul Graham Death is not the end of everything Why Big Companies Keep Failing: The Stack Fallacy “The answer may be that the what is 100 times more important than the how.“ The LEGO Movie: Construction, … Continue reading

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Random: #159

Miscellaneous Economic Inequality – Paul Graham Why I don’t celebrate income inequality – excellent The World Is Not Falling Apart Will the Republican Party Survive the 2016 Election? Why do scientists dismiss the possibility of cold fusion? The Sisters, 1975 … Continue reading

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Random: #158

Miscellaneous Jessica Livingston  – Paul Graham The British Museum – Google Explore Seeing Circles, Sines, and Signals – An Introduction What’s going on with Google’s Robotics group? The Other Letter (IKEA video on what kids want at Christmas) 10 Truth Bombs for … Continue reading

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Random: #157

Miscellaneous What happens next will amaze you – Maciej Cegłowski (Excellent) 507movements.com Cable robot simulator US Air Force sqaudrons as of June 2015 (source w/ many other infographics) ‘I’ve never felt more isolated’: The man who sold Minecraft to Microsoft … Continue reading

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Random: #156

Miscellaneous Research in to ‘security questions’ for account verification Willpower is overrated Ask HN: Best books or videos to get better at sales? How holograms work Dental work analysis of democractic nominees Follow-up for some of the republican nominees Technical … Continue reading

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Random: #155

Miscellaneous Alda –  A programming language for music Immersive Linear Algebra MIT’s App Inventor 2 Tech’s Enduring Great-Man Myth MIT humaniod robot using realtime human control I tried VR and it was just Okay How to onboard software engineers – … Continue reading

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Random: #154

Miscellaneous Images from NASA’s Cassini Probe Bodies We Want 2015 Issue – ESPN (Excellent) A World Without Work – The Atlantic RC P-51D Mustang model flown live via FPV Oculus Touch – a wireless gesture-based controller SoloShot – Automatic following and … Continue reading

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