30756
The world can't afford another financial crash - it could destroy capitalism as we know it
They bounce back after terrorist attacks, pick themselves up after earthquakes and cope with pandemics such as Zika. They can even handle years of economic…
from instapaper
7 hours ago
https://www.emptywheel.net/2016/02/06/when-your-lived-reality-becomes-an-algorithm-of-the-popular/
Yesterday, as people panicked about Twitter’s plan to present tweets to users using algorithmic calculations of what that person might like, I wrote this: What…
from instapaper
8 hours ago
The real estate technique fuelling Vancouver's housing market
They had a deal.The Rappaports’ home, on Vancouver’s West Side, would net the couple $5.2-million last year. Jo and her husband had bought the stately Craftsman…
from instapaper
9 hours ago
Ruby `parser` gem
The ruby parser gem is an implementation of a Ruby parser in Ruby itself, which allows for Ruby code to parse and introspect Ruby code. It’s used in a number of…
from instapaper
10 hours ago
Identity, Power and Education’s Algorithms — Identity, Education and Power
Image creditsIdentity, Power, and Education’s AlgorithmsLate Friday night, Buzzfeed published a story indicating that Twitter is poised this week to switch from…
from instapaper
10 hours ago
Twitter
The whole tea cup is an enigma, biologically and culturally.
StarTrek  from twitter_favs
15 hours ago
How The Coens Tricked You Into Thinking "Hail, Caesar!" Is About Nothing
Universal Pictures Alden Ehrenreich, Channing Tatum, Scarlett Johansson, and George Clooney in Hail, Caesar! There are four set pieces in Hail, Caesar!, the…
from instapaper
17 hours ago
bkeepers/dear-github
Dear GitHub, You have done so much to grow the open source community and make it really accessible to users. Somehow you have us chasing stars and filling up…
from instapaper
17 hours ago
Brutal Charter School Video Shows That Rich People Love No-Excuses Discipline ... for Other People’s Kids
Success Academy’s Eva Moskowitz in 2010 in New York City. Dario Cantatore/Getty Images for Tribeca Film Festival Today, the New York Times published undercover…
from instapaper
17 hours ago
Women write better code, study suggests - BBC News
Computer code written by women has a higher approval rating than that written by men - but only if their gender is not identifiable, new research suggests.The…
from instapaper
17 hours ago
Why I love log files - Julia Evans
Dan Luu wrote a fantastic blog post recently on the limitations of sampling profilers & tracing tools from the future, which you should totally read. I’m pretty…
from instapaper
17 hours ago
Quiet, Too Quiet - The Los Angeles Review of Books
THE FERMI PARADOX is an avenue of cosmological speculation popularly attributed to Italian physicist Enrico Fermi, who developed the world’s first nuclear…
from instapaper
17 hours ago
Twitter
crabs have learned to use knives. Video is terrifying. The rebellion against red lobster is happening. Bey's Fault?
from twitter_favs
19 hours ago
Twitter
Yo, check out these boots. Steven Universe realness!
from twitter_favs
20 hours ago
Twitter
Seen in Hong Kong:
If you see rat(s)...
from twitter_favs
20 hours ago
Twitter
My absolute goodness, this Star Wars Regency AU
from twitter_favs
20 hours ago
So you want to write a package manager
So you want to write a package managerYou woke up this morning, rolled out of bed, and thought, “Y’know what? I don’t have enough misery and suffering in my…
from instapaper
20 hours ago
Rosenberg: Canada Needs C$50 Billion of Fiscal Stimulus
Rosenberg: Canada Needs C$50 Billion of Fiscal Stimulus - Bloomberg Business Bloomberg Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people…
from instapaper
21 hours ago
Women considered better coders – but only if they hide their gender
A 2013 survey found only 11.2% of software developers are women. Photograph: Antonio Zazueta Olmos/Antonio Olmos When a group of computer science students…
from instapaper
21 hours ago
The Water Next Time: Professor Who Helped Expose Crisis in Flint Says Public Science Is Broken
When Marc Edwards opens his mouth, dangerous things come out. Danny Miller, AP Images Marc Edwards, a professor of civil engineering at Virginia Tech, has been…
from instapaper
22 hours ago
Should we continue to use the term “developing world”?
Comparing the classification of countries. Humans, by their nature, categorize. Economists are no different. For many years, the World Bank has produced and…
from instapaper
22 hours ago
Twitter
Happy Valentines :) Oh my trekkie heart...
from twitter_favs
23 hours ago
Twitter
Hey, look! I really AM a question on Jeopardy! Thanks for catching it for me!
from twitter_favs
yesterday
Twitter
Breaking: pulling out of Barrie. Complete exit planned for 2019.
cbcsby  from twitter_favs
yesterday
Google
Whoah... now embeds interactive 2D & 3D plots when you search for a function!
from twitter_favs
yesterday
Twitter
Whoah... now embeds interactive 2D & 3D plots when you search for a function!
from twitter_favs
yesterday
Researcher illegally shares millions of science papers free online to spread knowledge
Sergei25/Shutterstock.com Researcher illegally shares millions of science papers free online to spread knowledge Welcome to the Pirate Bay of science. FIONA…
from instapaper
yesterday
Python and Machine Learning
-- written by Sebastian Raschka on August 24, 2015 Oh god, another one of those subjective, pointedly opinionated click-bait headlines? Yes! Why did I bother…
from instapaper
yesterday
Twitter
Dear and . I LOVE YOU I LOVE YOU I LOVE YOU THANK YOU FOR MAKING THIS GAME. *holds in tears*
from twitter_favs
yesterday
The name of the game (was Re: postgre linkage with non-postgre db)
The name of the game (was Re: postgre linkage with non-postgre db) (1) (2) Community Contributors Mailing Lists Subscribe User lists pgsql-admin pgsql-advocacy…
from instapaper
yesterday
Do You Really Have To Charge 5× Your Manufacturing Cost?
The common advice in the board game industry is that the MSRP of a game must be five times its cost. Is that really true? Yes, yes it is. Here’s why. — If you…
from instapaper
yesterday
A crisis in Vancouver: The lifeblood of the city is leaving
There is a growing societal divide in Vancouver that is threatening its future.The city is increasingly becoming an investor haven for the rich. Sure, there are…
from instapaper
yesterday
‘I felt disbelief.’ Physicists open new window on the universe
After countless generations of living in silence on the shores of a vast and restless cosmic ocean, the human species can finally hear the surf.Gravitational…
from instapaper
yesterday
How Toronto got a ‘world-class,’ gold-plated, half-billion-dollar empty train
Globe editorial How Toronto got a ‘world-class,’ gold-plated, half-billion-dollar empty train The Globe and Mail Published Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016 6:15PM EST A…
from instapaper
yesterday
Zenefits Software Helped Brokers Cheat On Licensing Process
Getty Images Parker Conrad, the co-founder and former CEO of Zenefits. Zenefits, the $4.5 billion startup whose CEO resigned this week, created a secret…
from instapaper
yesterday
Twitter

ultradeviants
⠥⠇⠞⠗⠁⠙⠑⠧⠊⠁⠝⠞⠎
from twitter_favs
yesterday
Excited! 2: Words, Words, Words.
Words, words, words. This story starts with a cubicle, ends with a treasure, and takes a detour along the way. Many years ago—so long ago I'm hazy on the…
from instapaper
yesterday
Universities push for increased funding ahead of federal budget
Canadian universities have been lobbying hard in advance of the federal budget, hoping their efforts will pay off with increases to untargeted research funding,…
from instapaper
2 days ago
Data analysis of GitHub contributions reveals unexpected gender bias
GitHub's octocat knows how to fly a jet pack but still has some gender issues.GitHub With more than 12 million users, GitHub is one of the largest online…
from instapaper
2 days ago
Dean Marc Parlange weighs in on president Gupta's "resignation"
He In a letter to the Faculty of Applied Science at UBC, Dean Marc Parlange made some of his views known as to “the complex — and confidential — resignation…
from instapaper
2 days ago
Twitter
The New Housing Price Index (NHPI) edged up 0.1% in December 2015
from twitter_favs
2 days ago
The Daily — New Housing Price Index, December 2015
The New Housing Price Index (NHPI) edged up 0.1% in December 2015
from twitter_favs
2 days ago
Stepping from Matlab to Python
It’s not a big leap; it’s one small step. There’s only a little to pick up and there’s not a huge difference in use or functionality. The difference is so small…
from instapaper
2 days ago
Why Accidentally Quadratic?
I started this blog because over my career so far as a software engineer, I’ve kept personally running into software that was slow, and wondering why. And when…
from instapaper
2 days ago
Have high expectations for your computers - Julia Evans
I gave a talk at CUSEC (a conference for software engineering students) in January where I talked about performance. One of the points I wanted to make in that…
from instapaper
2 days ago
Announcing the Twitter Trust & Safety Council | Twitter Blogs
On Twitter, every voice has the power to shape the world. We see this power every day, from activists who use Twitter to mobilize citizens to content creators…
from instapaper
2 days ago
Opinion: Arvind Gupta was never given a chance
My first reaction to the resignation of UBC president Arvind Gupta was relief — Arvind’s nightmare was finally over. He could go back to what he does best: work…
from instapaper
2 days ago
Twitter
See Enceladus First! Love the bold new space travel posters. Congrats et al.
from twitter_favs
2 days ago
Visions of the Future
See Enceladus First! Love the bold new space travel posters. Congrats et al.
from twitter_favs
2 days ago
Twitter
The new Battlestar Galactica better have Muffet II or I will write a strongly worded letter to the management.
from twitter_favs
2 days ago
Twitter
[So in love with this figure from the Katamari patent.]
from twitter_favs
2 days ago
Twitter
soup is the new juice! broth is the new soup! froth is the new broth. barf is the new food!
from twitter_favs
3 days ago
Twitter
using stats, like productively?
from twitter_favs
3 days ago
Twitter
What a great time to get back on set with some friends. . MV
JessIsBack  from twitter_favs
3 days ago
Twitter
RT : Containers in Dev vs Prod
from twitter_favs
3 days ago
Twitter
ICYMI: Despite troubled economy, raises $55.2 million in 2015:
yyc  from twitter_favs
3 days ago
Twitter
Fool me once we don't get fooled again
h/t Fipi Lele
trickledown  from twitter_favs
3 days ago
Deployment strategy with git - Marco Bunge
Everyone knows the benefits of git. Many developers are using common commands like pull, push, commit, merge, fetch. But Git does also have tools for your…
from instapaper
3 days ago
Brett Cannon - The history behind the decision to move Python to GitHub
I asked on Twitter if people would be interested in having me write down the history behind my decision to choose GitHub for Python's future development process…
from instapaper
3 days ago
Introduction to Spark with Python
By Srini Kadamati, Data Scientist at Dataquest.io. After lots of ground-breaking work led by the UC Berkeley AMP Lab, Spark was developed to utilize…
from instapaper
3 days ago
Justin Trudeau makes his leadership style clear in first 100 days: Goar | Toronto Star
A pattern is developing in Canadian politics. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will meet a group expected to be unfriendly or censorious. He will listen carefully…
from instapaper
3 days ago
Twitter
The challenge is to identify solutions to human dimension issues in natural resources & energy. Submit by March 31
from twitter_favs
3 days ago
How universities are helping students with 'invisible' disabilities - Macleans.ca
Navi Dhanota, a graduate student, collaborated with York University and the Ontario Human Rights Commission to establish a new precedent for how schools…
from instapaper
3 days ago
« earlier      
1password 5by5 ableg academic amazon android app app:hazel app:text_editor app_net apple apple:app_store applescript art backup bash bbedit blog blogging books books:science_fiction brad_delong canada canada:census:2011 canada:census:2011:nhs car cdnecon cdnpoli cdnpse cea2014 census cindy_phan coffee comics cool cycling daemon daniel_suarez data data:machine_learning data:visualization design development doctorwho drm dropbox e-mail ebooks econometrics econometrics:simulation economics economics:canada economics:debt economics:labour edu:canada edu:grad_school edu:pse edu:pse:canada edu:tuition education edward_snowden elxn42 email encryption environment epri epri_data_list facebook fantasy:asoiaf finance foursquare free funny games:board games:rpg games:rpg:dnd games:rpg:wod:vampire games:video gender gender:tech git github gmail google gradearnings gtd health highered his history homebrew howto humor icloud imported instapaper internet ios ip:copyright ip:copyright:canada:c-32 ip:copyright:piracy ip:patents ipad iphone ipod itunes javascript jeff_atwood john_siracusa journalism keyboard_maestro kindle latex leopard library linux mac mail.app maps markdown math media merlin_mann mesa microsoft mobile mountain_lion movies music netflix nsa oc_transpo omnifocus open_data os_x ottawa pdf perl photo photography pinboard podcast politics politics:canada politics:toronto politics:toronto:rob_ford politics:us privacy productivity programming pycon python r regex religion research rss ruby safari science security security:computer security:password shopping social social_media software ssh star_trek star_wars startrek startup starwars stata stata:intro statistics statistics_canada stem steve_jobs stuff surveillance technology telecom:canada:crtc telecom:canada:rogers telephone terminal text textexpander textmate toronto transit transit:toronto travel ttc tv tv:bsg tv:doctor_who tv:game_of_thrones tv:general tv:lost twitter ubb unix vancouver via video vim web wikileaks windows wireless work work:desk:standing worthwhile_canadian_initiative writing yits zombies

Copy this bookmark:



description:


tags: