Extenuating Circumstances

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Bookmarks for October 20th from 11:32 to 16:56

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Bookmarks for October 20th from 07:56 to 10:39

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Bookmarks for October 19th through October 20th

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Bookmarks for October 19th from 21:04 to 23:00

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Bookmarks for October 19th from 12:29 to 14:38

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  • On the importance of pseudonymous activity – We here at Dear Author have always supported anonymity and pseudonymity. We have allowed people to use pennames and alias in the comments even when it meant…
  • How Anti-Vaccine Fear Takes Hold – Skyler Smoot, a cooing, smiling 12-week-old baby, is in danger. His brown eyes sparkle, his toes wiggle, his hands wave, but his health lies at the heart of a…
  • SimCity That I Used to Know – Regardless of its precise birthday, SimCity was a hugely influential game. Popularizing a genre of “software toys” that presented players with an interactive,…
  • Why Doctors Need Stories – A FEW weeks ago, I received an email from the Danish psychiatrist Per Bech that had an unexpected attachment: a story about a patient. I have been writing a…
  • Can any planners still plan? – Ben Malbon: ‘Can Any Planners Still Plan?’ Good post from @adliterate – I too see this as a big problem http://t.co/rICtZdxQjW

Bookmarks for October 18th from 22:25 to 23:37

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  • 7 Great Reasons To Encourage Working Remotely – It’s 2013, almost three years after we first raised money and started growing beyond the first four employees. At the time, cofounder Jeff Atwood wrote a great…
  • Friend or Foe? – For as long as humans have dreamt of loafing, we have hoped?—?and feared?—?that robots could relieve some of the workload. (Aristotle predicted that automatons…
  • Surprises, small and big | scraplab – OK, look, I know think pieces about Apple belong on Medium, but just watch video of the iPhone launch in 2007. The bit where Steve demos the ‘slide to unlock’…
  • Mindsuckers – It is as astonishing as it is sad to watch a ladybug turn into a zombie. Normally ladybugs are sophisticated and voracious predators. A single individual may…
  • Veblen good – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia – In economics, a is a member of a group of commodities whose demand is proportional to their price; an apparent contradiction of the law of demand. A Veblen good…

Bookmarks for October 18th from 15:40 to 20:57

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Bookmarks for October 17th through October 18th

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Bookmarks for October 15th through October 16th

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Bookmarks for October 14th from 20:50 to 22:43

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  • Cracking the Bamboo Ceiling – By design, last year’s publication of Lean In, by Sheryl Sandberg, the famous and powerful COO of Facebook, launched a women’s movement: more than 20,000 Lean…
  • Why Kids Sext – It was late on a school night, so Jennifer’s kids were already asleep when she got a phone call from a friend of her 15-year-old daughter, Jasmine. “Jasmine is…
  • Passive Resistance – “Mistakes were made.” “Prepaid fees will be placed in trust.” “It is suggested that the null hypothesis can be rejected.”
    The passive voice has long been…
  • Dreaming a Different Apollo | WIRED – NASA Apollo didn’t die; it was killed. The Apollo Program might have continued for many years, evolving constantly to achieve new goals at relatively low cost.…
  • Google Thinks Amazon Is Its Biggest Competitor. Here’s Why. – SlateMoneyboxCommentary about business and finance.Oct. 14 2014 5:09 PM Google Thinks Amazon Is Its Biggest Competitor 19 47 Here’s why. By Alison Griswold…
  • Dracula Untold, Told – Home » Movies » Dracula Untold, Told: The Saddest Dad In The World Mallory Ortberg on October 14, 2014 in Movies