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"You’ve likely never heard of 82-year-old computer scientist Lynn Conway, but her discoveries power your smartphones and computers. Her research led to successful startups in Silicon Valley, supported national defense, and powered the internet.

Long before becoming a highly respected elderly professor at the University of Michigan, Conway was a young researcher with IBM IBM . It was there, on August 29, 1968, that IBM’s CEO fired her for [being trans]. Nearly 52 years later, in an act that defines its present-day culture, IBM apologized and sought forgiveness."

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It was squirrels chewing through the cable! ISP gets a reprieve.

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Work Internet service down for the second time in as many months. It might be time to look at the competitors.

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Clinton has been a private citizen for 4 years. At a certain point you have to say this is more about misogyny than politics. Clinton’s “offense” was holding a powerful office as a woman, and more than that, seeking the highest office. So the mob continues to demand punishment (“Lock her up!”).

talkingpointsmemo.com/news/tru

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“The most popular app among a group Motherboard analyzed connected to this sort of data sale is a Muslim prayer and Quran app that has more than 98 million downloads worldwide.”

I mean, you suspect stuff like this is going on, but it’s still shocking when evidence of it comes out.

vice.com/en/article/jgqm5x/us-

The wind is howling outside. I’m not thrilled about the prospect of a power outage, which would throw a monkey wrench into the kids’ remote learning tomorrow.

After the rains this past week, most of the leaves are gone, but it has been a beautiful fall.

“I would prefer to be left alone, if it’s all the same.”

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"Forêt Mystique"

Beautiful hike all around! Thanks to everyone patiently waiting while I was taking this image 😛

#photo #nature #landscape #forest #photography made with #darktable

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