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legitimate-seeming businesses can't just give you porn links all the time, so the job of most modern recommendation algorithms is to return the closest thing to porn that is still Safe For Work. In other words, celebrities (ideally attractive ones, or at least controversial ones), or politics, or both. They walk that line as closely as they can, because that's the local maximum for their profitability.

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A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on. - Sir Winston Churchill #famous #quotes

Very good article about what is happening under the hood when is running an excecutable file.

What happens when a file gets executed in Linux? What does it mean that a file is executable? Can we only execute compiled binaries? What about shell scripts then? If I can execute shell scripts, what else can I execute? In this article we will try to answer those questions.

ownyourbits.com/2018/05/23/the

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blog.fefe.de/?ts=a2b00c70: Der Niedergang der Printmedien in den USA, in einem Twitter-Thread einfach erklärt.

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blog.fefe.de/?ts=a2b19992: The future is now!Genetically Modified Chickens Lay Eggs Containing Anti-Cancer DrugEs handelt sich um zwei spezielle Proteine. Jetzt ist natürlich die Frage, wie verallgemeinerbar die Methode ist. Und was die Regulierungsbehörden dazu sagen werden.

Portrait: Masahiro Kikuno, Japanese Independent Watchmaker. A Japanese approach to watchmaking, executed by hand.

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The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds, and the pessimist fears this is true. - James Branch Cabell #famous #quotes

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#1yrago Burger King's Net Neutrality/Whopper Neutrality video is surprisingly excellent and says something about mainstreaming of net policy boingboing.net/2018/01/25/whop

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The battle for spice continues. 30 years after the the first war, GDI and NOD are back in another classic, real-time strategy saga with Command & Conquer: Tiberian Sun.

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t.co/CZcBrbqik1 t.co/UAVwG3BvcJ tweeted by @ubuntu

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Please enjoy every second of Michael Bennett handing Ted Cruz his ass...then absolutely crucifying the @[email protected] and ⁦@[email protected]⁩. It’s truly exquisite.

US Senator Michael Bennet is having none of Ted Cruz or this government shutdown – Boing Boing boingboing.net/2019/01/24/us-s

🐦🔗: twitter.com/John_Henson/status

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You can avoid reality, but you cannot avoid the consequences of avoiding reality. - Ayn Rand #famous #quotes

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Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted. - Albert Einstein #famous #quotes

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