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Trying to find another avenue to push his baseless election claims, Donald Trump considered installing a loyalist.

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If someone asks you how much the government can safely borrow, the correct answer is: "No one knows." Here's why no one knows, and why almost no one is even trying to answer the question:

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via Starred items from BazQux Reader https://ift.tt/2EmuaYy and IFTTT

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via Health News - The New York Times https://nyti.ms/2WLL65m

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Software development topics I've changed my mind on after 6 years in the industry Things I've changed my mind on: Typed languages are better when you're working on a team of people with various experience levels Standups are actually useful for keeping an eye on the newbies. Sprint retrospectives have their place so long as they're for actual course correction (i.e. via Pocket

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@ropsue @IanColdwater I like instead. It is friendlier looking for non-technical people.

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These comments from the Microsoft president are amazing — just a very honest and straightforward description of how the political system works in the US, that also sounds like explicit public corruption

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BREAKING: Congress just reintroduced a constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United. This is a big deal.

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“In the 87 years between the end of Reconstruction and 1964, the only bills that were stopped by filibusters were civil rights bills.”

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Pre-pandemic, work-from-home call-center workers (mostly poor Black women) lived under surveillance that transformed "work from home" to "live at work." The tech preserved the fiction that these misclassified employees were "independent contractors." 5/

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Here is the story of how I built my eBooks, especially the last one. After some trial and errors, in the end, I used the same recipe as the two previous ones, and it involves a fantastic tool: Pandoc.

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A Former ⁦⁦@ADT⁩ Employee Hacked Into The Home Security Cameras Of Women He Found Attractive Telesforo Aviles admitted he took note of homes where attractive women lived and hacked into more than 200 accounts ⁦@SalHernandez⁩ reports

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via Smashing Magazine https://bit.ly/3gZh8S2

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Throughout the final, frenzied days of the Trump administration, a reporter rode shotgun with the outgoing acting defense secretary, Christopher Miller, the man who, under the distracted eye of his commander in chief, became America’s de facto guardian.

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[email protected] campaigned on his "experience as an Army Ranger" — but he wasn't one. I'll leave to folks who are/were in Armed Forces if this qualifies as "stolen valor."

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