“The Facebook campaign is chilling in its reference to…

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“The Facebook campaign is chilling in its reference to ‘privacy’ and ‘content modification’ given the current controversies surrounding Big Tech. On one level, the commercial simply calls for rethinking regulatory controls after 25 years. However, the source of the campaign is a company which has ...

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Google Play’s App Listings Will Require Privacy Info Next Year, Just Like the App Store

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Starting next year, apps on Google Play will show details about what data they collect, as well as other information about their privacy and security practices, in a new safety section in their listing. From a report: The announcement comes just a few months after Apple started displaying similar pr...

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“You are … irritating and unbearable, and I consider it most difficult to live with you. No one can tolerate being reproved by you, who also still show so many weaknesses yourself…”

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"... least of all in your adverse manner, which in oracular tones, proclaims this is so and so, without ever supposing an objection. If you were less like you, you ...

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Pluralistic: 06 May 2021

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Today's links

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“32-bit unsigned integer ought to be big enough for anyway”

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Except, well, Berkshire Hathaway. Warren Buffett’s company has eschewed stock splits forEVER, and as of now it trades at an eye-popping $429,172.43 per share. (The next priciest issue is around $5k.) My Nerds are with me already, but for those of you not in the tribe: You’ve probably ...

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What I saw somewhat recently #76: May 6, 2021

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Male Goldfinches visit our backyard feeder

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historycultureeducation: Title: Wilson D. Watson, Marine Corps…

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Title: Wilson D. Watson, Marine Corps Private who received the Medal of Honor for his actions at Iwo Jima during the Second World War Source: https://reddit.com/r/ColorizedHistory/comments/70gw1n/wilson_d_watson_marine_corps_private_who_received/ Author: ...
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