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“A recent experience I had with one airline’s booking Web site invo…

July 27, 2017

"A recent experience I had with one airline’s booking Web site involved an obvious pandering to “mobile” users.'
https://blogs.fsfe.org/pboddie/?p=1794

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#drones in #pakistan have killed thousands. Only 4% of the dead wer…

July 27, 2017

#drones in #pakistan have killed thousands. Only 4% of the dead were actual targets. Fact.
https://arstechnica.com/video/2017/07/whistleblower-calls-out-problems-with-military-drone-accuracy-and-ethics/ #assassination

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#antiScience or #pseudoscience is #BigBusiness in the #us right now…

July 27, 2017

#antiScience or #pseudoscience is #BigBusiness in the #us right now
https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20170722/13382537845/there-is-simply-no-scientific-backing-tsas-behavioral-detection-program.shtml
Like polygraphs, homeopathy etc.

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“WARF was one of the first university institutions to dive heavily …

July 27, 2017

"WARF was one of the first university institutions to dive heavily into #patent litigation."
https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2017/07/judge-orders-apple-to-pay-506m-to-university-for-patent-infringement/
#Wisconsin

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“AT&T, Verizon, Comcast and Charter have employed industry-friendly…

July 27, 2017

"AT&T, Verizon, Comcast and Charter have employed industry-friendly economists to massage and cherry pick"
https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20170722/04251137840/senator-doesnt-buy-fcc-justification-killing-popular-net-neutrality-protections.shtml
#internet

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Sports that corrode the brain include boxing https://arstechnica.co…

July 27, 2017

Sports that corrode the brain include boxing
https://arstechnica.com/science/2017/07/donated-brains-of-former-football-players-show-signs-of-degenerative-disease/
The high cost of physical contact by the head

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Prosecutor Incredibly Unhappy He’s Being Forced To Respect That Who…

July 27, 2017

Prosecutor Incredibly Unhappy He's Being Forced To Respect That Whole 'Speedy Trial' Thing
https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20170722/17040337847/prosecutor-incredibly-unhappy-hes-being-forced-to-respect-that-whole-speedy-trial-thing.shtml