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GitHub – kdeldycke/awesome-falsehood: Curated list of falsehoods programmers believe in.

March 31st, 2017 No comments
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Gay marriage: the database engineering perspective @ Things Of Interest

March 31st, 2017 No comments
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GitHub – kdeldycke/awesome-falsehood: Curated list of falsehoods programmers believe in.

March 31st, 2017 No comments
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9 lies programmers tell themselves | InfoWorld

March 31st, 2017 No comments

Confidence in our power over machines also makes us guilty of hoping to bend reality to our code

Source: 9 lies programmers tell themselves | InfoWorld

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As other countries catch on, bagged milk’s roots remain uniquely Canadian – The Globe and Mail

March 29th, 2017 No comments

When it comes to the dairy case’s ‘It bag,’ cutting corners is essential, particularly for the industrial design accessories it has inspired. As Nathalie Atkinson finds, they are as ingenious as they are iconic

Source: As other countries catch on, bagged milk’s roots remain uniquely Canadian – The Globe and Mail

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Spiders could theoretically eat every human on Earth in one year – The Washington Post

March 29th, 2017 No comments
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Meat crackdown leaves shortage in India’s Uttar Pradesh | India News | Al Jazeera

March 28th, 2017 1 comment

Meat sellers across Uttar Pradesh strike against an ongoing crackdown on illegal and mechanised slaughterhouses.

Source: Meat crackdown leaves shortage in India’s Uttar Pradesh | India News | Al Jazeera

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How Pedestrians Will Defeat Autonomous Vehicles – Scientific American

March 28th, 2017 No comments
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America Figured Out A New Way Audi Cheated on Emissions Testing: Report

March 25th, 2017 No comments

The punitive California Air Resources Board (CARB) has figured out how Audi cheated on a particular run of “several hundred thousand” of their cars, according to a new report by the German newspaper BILD am Sonntag. This time we Americans have discovered a trick in the car’s software that relates to the steering wheel.

Source: America Figured Out A New Way Audi Cheated on Emissions Testing: Report

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The Existential Medicine | Baltimore magazine

March 25th, 2017 No comments

Decades after psychedelic drugs were outlawed, Johns Hopkins trials are revealing their dramatic therapeutic potential.

Source: The Existential Medicine | Baltimore magazine

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