An object lesson in why policing must be transparent, accountable and flexible. Wait, what were we talking about?
Tags: software, security
Thumbs up for remembering the paw-paw. Thumbs down for trying to make it easier to sell in supermarkets rather than you know, to grow in backyards.
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Whole new meaning for zero consequences
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What is it with programmers and their tools? You don't hear carpenters pontificating over the art of the drill, or learning hammer-fu.
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Every year in the spring, small towns throughout New England host their annual town meeting. Town meetings take place in high school gyms or town halls, and anyone can come. In fact, in Vermont, Town Meeting Day is a public holiday. Everyone gets the day off work to make sure they have the chance to participate. It’s a moment when everyone who lives there can come together to talk out the issues facing the town and decide how they want to spend their money.
Tags: america, politics
In short: it's an elementary statistical error, so simple it can be easily explained to a layperson, and indeed can be trivially reproduced from random data.
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Existential, Surreal, And Creepy Backgrounds
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