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Nick Clegg: what you will wake up to if we vote to Leave… #iVoted

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Britain, please, wake up. You are in deep trouble, and have few friends

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A ZFS developer’s analysis of the good and bad in Apple’s new APFS file system

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Amazing Guardian comment on the poisoned chalice of #Brexit.

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XKCD being brilliant as usual.

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"There is no plan..." Presenter and political editor left speechless at the post-Brexit chaos right now

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A top audio engineer explains NPR’s signature sound via @currentpubmedia

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Sure, Cameron "blew it," but Corbyn's role in Leave win is also remarkable.

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Since this has come up a few times on Twitter, here’s my longer answer on why we didn’t use a cartogram #brexit map

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At times like this you can't improve on the wise words of the former permanent secretary of the MoD

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Our cover this week.

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Jo Maugham: When I say no I mean “maybe”: Buyers’ Remorse —

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Jon Han “DON’T go anywhere near a mosque,” I told my mother. “Do all your prayer at home. O.K.?” “We’re not going,” she replied. I am the son of Muslim…

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Anything Trump aside, I simply can’t recall the last time I read something so delusional—

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Cornwall votes for Brexit and then pleads to keep EU funding

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The problem with reinforced concrete http://bit.ly/28XOMde

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Here is a message for all those who voted Brexit to stop immigration.

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One of the complaints made most frequently by liberal commentators, economists and media pundits was that the referendum campaign was being conducted without regard to ‘truth’. This isn’t quite right. It was conducted without adequate regard to facts. To the great frustration of the Remain campaign, their ‘facts’ never cut through, whereas Leave’s ‘facts’ (most famously the £350m/week price tag of EU membership) were widely accepted. What is a ‘fact’ exactly? In her book A History of the Modern Fact, Mary Poovey argues that a new way of organising and perceiving the world came into existence at the end of the 15th century with the invention of double-entry book-keeping. This new style of knowledge is that of facts, representations that seem both context-independent, but also magically slot seamlessly into multiple contexts as and when they are needed. The basis for this magic is that measures and methodologies (such as accounting techniques) become standardised, but then treated as apolitical, thereby allowing numbers to move around freely in public discourse without difficulty or challenge. In order for this to work, the infrastructure that produces ‘facts’ needs careful policing

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RT @kcsaff: Next time someone complains about singular "they" I'll point them to this 17th century rant against singular "you"

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RT @MissPotkin: Straight from the BIG GLASS HOUSE that is now UKIP HQ.

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RT @indy100: The Mail has explained what Brexit means and its readers seem shocked

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