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it is like human proof of work. !expand
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bitcoin is secured by miners providing proof of work.
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anthropologists Richard Borshay Lee and Irven DeVore suggested that egalitarianism was one of several central characteristics of nomadic hunting and gathering societies because mobility requires minimization of material possessions throughout a population. Therefore, no surplus of resources can be accumulated by any single member.
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architects of iraq war have influence.
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“I’ve been beating my head against a wall for the last two years trying to make a news app experience work,” he wrote. “And despite great reviews, I’ve failed.” Only the mobile apps will be discontinued — the news service itself will live on.
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One very notable pathology is a form of argument that, reduced to essence, runs like this: “Your refusal to acknowledge that you are guilty of {sin,racism,sexism, homophobia,oppression…} confirms that you are guilty of {sin,racism,sexism, homophobia,oppression…}.” I’ve been presented with enough instances of this recently that I’ve decided that it needs a name. I call this general style of argument “kafkatrapping”
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there is no evidence of russian collusion.
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But what was really on his mind that day, he confessed, was the lack of credit he gets for having invented social media. “I built the first Twitter, Lifestreams,” he said, “and it was better than Twitter.”
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if you search knovigator you will a ton of my old research, and you can see the kinds of questions i've asked over the last six years.
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#todo
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Not only do perceptual systems not evolve to capture the details of the real world, he argues, there's no reason to believe that the objects that we see have any correspondence to things that exist outside our minds.
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By the late 1800s, the term was typically applied to businessmen who used exploitative practices to amass their wealth.[2] These practices included exerting control over natural resources, influencing high levels of government, paying subsistence wages, squashing competition by acquiring their competitors to create monopolies and raise prices, and schemes to sell stock at inflated prices to unsuspecting investors.[2] The term combines the sense of criminal ("robber") and illegitimate aristocracy (a baron is an illegitimate role in a republic).
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counter arguments to the actual text in the memo.
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If it is true that aggregate population differences mean that a majority of the suitable candidates in a field are men, that can make it more important for firms in that field to undertake aggressive efforts to recruit and retain women. Otherwise, firms may end up with an employee base of which only a small minority is women, even when women make up a larger minority of the suitable candidates.
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we often execute the innocent because like any human endeavor our justice system is imperfect.
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At least 4.1% of all defendants sentenced to death in the US in the modern era are innocent, according to the first major study to attempt to calculate how often states get it wrong in their wielding of the ultimate punishment.
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could be focusing on the really messed up things that we can already prove.
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that is the correct thing to do. #sub