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FCC head Ajit Pai is out. Here is a list of bad stuff his FCC did over the last four years

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New research shows that a temporary decision by Walmart to stop selling firearms reduced the suicide rate by 3.3 to 7.5 percent in counties with stores, “an estimated 5,104 to 11,970 lives saved.”

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Let’s Encrypt helps to protect a huge portion of the Web by providing TLS certificates to more than 235 million websites. A database is at the heart of how Let’s Encrypt manages certificate issuance. If this database isn’t performing well enough, it can cause API errors and timeouts for our subscribers. Database performance is the single most critical factor in our ability to scale while meeting service level objectives. In late 2020, we upgraded our database servers and we’ve been very happy with the results.

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RT @martinvars: It's Comey's word vs this

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Nope nope nope, don’t drag Pittsburgh into this:

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Fox News Launches 'Purge' to 'Get Rid of Real Journalists' via @MikeElgan

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'This site features a curriculum developed around the television series, Halt and Catch Fire (2014-2017), a fictional narrative about people working in tech during the 1980s-1990s. The intent is for this website to be used by self-forming small groups that want to create a “watching club” (like a book club) and discuss aspects of technology history that are featured in this series.' really thoughtful and thorough!

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Amanda Gorman Captures the Moment, in Verse

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Wow, this is embarrassing 1776 Commission Takes Historic and Scholarly Step to Restore Understanding of the Greatness of the American Founding via @whitehouse

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Shoe cloud @ SPINELLI'S PIZZERIA

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Like most of us, Amanda Gorman has been cooped up in her West #LosAngeles apartment because of the pandemic. Unlike most of us, she got some very exciting news recently: she’d been handpicked to read a poem at President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration.

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Favorite tweet: Over the break, @natfriedman and I added Todo Mode to Rectangle, a very nice macOS window manager: https://t.co/aOdTMADMgo. A mini map for your 2021! pic.twitter.com/ipC1yVEW9K — Patrick Collison (@patrickc) January 19, 2021

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Favorite tweet: “This commitment to accessibility for all begins with this site and our efforts to ensure all functionality and all content is accessible to all Americans.” I am here for it!!! ☺️👏🏼https://t.co/eMopkgNdAf — Morgan Baker 💫 (@momoxmia) January 20, 2021

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Just launched a new product 🚀 Master vim with interactive online lessons at Learning vim was one of the best things I did in 2020. I want to make it more accessible for other devs. (Thanks to @damengchen for the inspiration on launching quickly.)

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Pres.-elect Biden during lighting ceremony at COVID-19 memorial in Washington, D.C.: “To heal, we must remember. It’s hard sometimes to remember. But that’s how we heal. It’s important to do that as a nation.”

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Amanda Gorman, speaking now, when I asked her for her first political memory:

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President Biden has filled the Oval Office with images of American leaders and icons, focusing the room around massive portrait of Franklin Delano Roosevelt that hangs across from the Resolute Desk. via Pocket

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