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On the Media In anticipation of possible testimony next week by Judge Kavanaugh and Dr. Ford, we’re reminded of Anita Hill’s testimony in 1991 against Justice Clarence Thomas. That moment cast a new spotlight on sexual harassment — and motivated more than two years of roller coaster national politics. cross-posted on Facebook

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Officially 2 years today in my job here in the Netherlands. And I forgot to get celebratory vlaai for the office!Weston First day at the Netherlands office…. Head of Support: “And here on the third floor are all the developers.” Me (said derisively): “Nerds.” And then I go find my desk on the third floor…. …

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Facebook Fueled Anti-Refugee Attacks in Germany, New Research Suggests

“Their reams of data converged on a breathtaking statistic: Wherever per-person Facebook use rose to one standard deviation above the national average, attacks on refugees increased by about 50 percent.” “Nationwide, the researchers estimated in an interview, this effect drove one-tenth of all anti-refugee violence.”Facebook Fueled Anti-Refugee Attacks in Germany, New Research Suggests Towns where …

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One of my infatuations is capturing other people capturing art they value. Honestly, tablets seem ridiculous to me as a means of recording but I see it plenty. And truly it’s not any different from me capturing a sunset with my phone camera. But I always question if the act of capturing removes me from …

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