Theta named 29th storm of Atlantic hurricane season, record broken: most named storms in a single season

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Subtropical Storm Theta sets a new record for the most named tropical systems in the Atlantic basin in a season.Breaking news tonight, Theta becomes the 29th storm of this year's Atlantic hurricane season. 2020 has seen the highest number of named storms in a single recorded season. — Re...

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The Many Mistakes Big Organisations Still Make in a COVID World, 14

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  1. Confusing marketing strategy (who are we and what are we trying to do?) with marketing communications (and how might we tell our chosen segments?).
  2. 'Rolling out' values. You WILL have integrity.
  3. Failing to run Zoom meetings professionally because we are all so very, very busy.
  4. Buying a PowerPoi...

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Day and night, under historic scrutiny, the nation’s vote counters carried on

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Washington Post – ‘We will not allow anyone to stop us’: Day and night, under historic scrutiny, the nation’s vote counters carried on -“…Long before the fall, elections officials were quietly preparing for what was to come. “We knew we would be under a microscope from day one,” sa...

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The Colors of Noise: different kinds of static have distinctive tones

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This is from the free issue of my newsletter, The Magnet. Here's a preview of this week's subscriber issue, which has items about Vintage magic zines, sketchbook creatures, a magical realism bot, and more.You're probably familiar with white noise generators, which insomniacs often find useful a...

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“Let’s not have any lectures about how the president should immediately, cheerfully accept preliminary election results from the same characters who just spent four years refusing to accept the validity of the last election.”

OLTC

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Mitch McConnell, the majority leader of the Senate, said today, quoted in the NYT

"President Trump is 100 percent within his rights to look into allegations of irregularities and ...

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CITP call for the postdoctoral track of the CITP Fellows Program 2021-22

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The Center for Information Technology Policy (CITP) is an interdisciplinary center at Princeton University. The center is a nexus of expertise in technology, engineering, public policy, and the social sciences on campus. In keeping with the strong University tradition of service, the center’s resea...

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