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Second WH official resigns over domestic abuse, David Sorensen’s ex-wife tells of violence

  News of Trump White House speech writer David Sorensen’s resignation hit late Friday as the WaPo prepared a story on his ex-wife’s allegations of violent domestic abuse. The White House said they learned of the accusations from her on Thursday.   This is again, like the stories trailing Rob Porter, very tough to read. …

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Late-stage journalism

  Tis sweet to know that stocks will stand, When we with daisies lie, That commerce will continue, And trades as briskly fly. Annalee Newitz and Charlie Jane Anders on 10 years of io9. Annalee: We wanted to have a vision of the future for our readers that wasn’t completely silly but that wasn’t hopeless …

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Interactive sound pendulum evokes stream of consciousness

  Denim Szram created Gedankenpendel, a speaker-ball that plays a continuous spoken thought, but when it’s touched or moved, other thoughts begin to play simultaneously. The effect is quite disconcerting.   „Gedankenpendel“ is an interactive sound installation with the aim to draw the visitors attention to his conciseness and his constant flow of thoughts. Various …

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Bill Murray’s bringing back bell bottoms with ‘Bill-Bottoms’

  The seventies called and Bill Murray answered. When he’s not busy being a Hollywood actor, comedian, and writer, he can found crashing parties, opening a restaurant with his brothers, or introducing his new retro-styled golf pants — bell-bottoms — at the Pebble Beach celebrity Pro-Am. They’re adorably called Bill-Bottoms and they’re a collaboration with …

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This SEO tool keeps your site one step ahead of the competition

Search Engine Optimization, or SEO, has flourished into a hot topic amongst marketers and web developers aiming to promote their brands on the web. And, as more companies take their content online, competition to be on that first page of a Google search is growing. There are ways to improve your standing, such as using popular keywords, …

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Exiled Cambodian opposition leader sues Facebook in California over allegations of collusion with Cambodia's dictator

Cambodian dictator Hun Sen has ruled since 1998, and when an opposition leader used Facebook to challenge his election in 2013, Hun Sen teamed up with a fake news outlet called Fresh News to deploy a Facebook-based strategy to consolidate his control and neutralize democratic opposition. Hun Sen and his attack-dog media …

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Cryptocurrency-mining malware spotted on more than 4200 sites including UK, US, and Australian government sites

Some 30 to 40 White House officials and Trump administration political appointees are operating more than a year into the Trump regime without full security clearances. One of them is Jared Kushner. Until recently, another was noted wife-basher Rob Porter. READ THE REST A leaked set of disclosures made by Equifax to the US Senate …

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