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The Google Graveyard, a list of products / projects Google killed off:

killedbygoogle.com/

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Facebook scans system libraries from their Android app user’s phone in the background and uploads them to their server:

twitter.com/wongmjane/status/1

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A TV production company made Twitter delete a tweet pointing at an article about a leak of unreleased TV shows. Then @EFF tweeted about those events, and the production company made Twitter take that down too: https://u.fsf.org/2t4
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RT @[email protected]

The body of your commit message is for the "why".

INCLUDE THE WHY.

PLEASE ALWAYS INCLUDE THE WHY.

I CAN READ YOUR CODE I NEED TO KNOW WHY YOU DID THAT.

I NEED TO KNOW WHY I DID THAT.

PLEASE TAKE MERCY ON ME, PAST SELF. I DON'T UNDERSTAND WHY I MADE THESE CHOICES.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/jefflembeck/status

"Every additional human being born on our planet appears to make resources proportionally more plentiful for the rest of us."
HumanProgress
humanprogress.org/article.php?

"However, publishers should not be compelled by Google’s search dominance to put their content under a Google umbrella. The Web is not Google, and should not be just Google."
A letter about Google AMP
ampletter.org/

Compared to 1915, the average American in 2015 is healthier, better educated, working less while in a safer environment, and making more money yet spending less on everyday goods.
humanprogress.org/article.php?

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