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A private school and the Streisand-effect

A private school in Denmark had a teacher employed that was recently convicted of violence against some of the pupils on the school. A mother was, understandingly, upset about what had happened and publicly accused the school of mishandling the … Læs resten

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The colour wheel question

At some time in the latter half of the 18th century, Moses Harris examined the colours produced by combining red, yellow and blue and in his book “Natural System of Colours” demonstrated the subtractive mixing of colours. His colour wheel from … Læs resten

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Just a First World problem

There are websites where I cannot register as a user because my last name isn’t considered real. This is a variant of the Scunthorpe problem: The Scunthorpe problem is the blocking of websites, e-mails, forum posts or search results by a spam … Læs resten

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Ronald Reagan and the popping balloon

Giving a speech in Berlin, just two months after the attempted assassination: (Youtube)

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And that is why Trump might win, again

Did you hear that CNN’s Jim Acosta was barred from White House press conferences? That CNN sues the president and others over this? Oh, did you hear that this happened in the aftermath of the firing of Jeff Sessions and … Læs resten

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I like these T-shirt designs

I like these T-shirt designs, especially this Earth-to-Mars design. Simple and communicative.

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Flow TV is the wrong term

Or rather flow TV is not the term consumers should use, as it more accurately describes how broadcasters try to capture and retain an audience by keeping it from changing channels or doing something else. As a consumer, “flow” should conjure … Læs resten

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Warren Buffet(t)

There’s a fake twitter profile for Warren Buffett, and I think this is from that but I can’t find the source: “Warren Buffet on what’s cool” saying ‘thank you’ apologizing when wrong showing up on time being nice to strangers … Læs resten

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Free speech

It’s best to let the unreasonable opposition speak because they manifest themselves as unreasonable, and then anyone can see it. So that’s part of the reason that you want free speech.

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On photographs

Errol Morris: 1. All photographs are posed. 2. The intentions of the photographer are not recorded in a photographic image. (You can imagine what they are, but it’s pure speculation.) 3. Photographs are neither true nor false. (They have no … Læs resten

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