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Turing is also one of the greatest computer scientists ever — the father of machine theory and artificial intelligence. John Graham-Cumming knows the story well. Stanford Professor Loses Political Battle To Simplify Tax Filing Process. A tax law professor tries to change the way we pay our taxes, so it is easy and painless.
His system has been tested and it works. But when he tried to convince California to adopt it, he had to square off with well-funded lobbyists and political power brokers. This year, Americans will collectively spend billions of dollars and many hours filing tax returns. George Orwell’s Letter On Why He Wrote ‘1984’ To Noel Willmett 18 May 1944 10a Mortimer Crescent NW 6 Many thanks for your letter.
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Tractor hacking is growing increasingly popular because John Deere and other manufacturers have made it impossible to perform "unauthorized" repair on farm equipment, which farmers see as an attack on their sovereignty and quite possibly an existential threat to their livelihood if their tractor breaks at an inopportune time. "When crunch time comes and we break down, chances are we don't have time to wait for a dealership employee to show up and fix it," Danny Kluthe, a hog farmer in Nebraska, told his state legislature earlier this month.
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Instead of nearly empty auditoriums, where legislators’ staff often outnumber voters in attendance, meetings were packed with citizens determined to block the “take away” agenda of the Trump Republicans. It takes provocation for people to show up for face-to-face confrontations with their Senators or Representatives. So when out of touch politicians in safe electoral districts are seen attempting to take away people’s health insurance, social security benefits or other protections—watch out!
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This is to be expected. University presidents across the U.S. have been vocal in their opposition to grad worker unions, and it’s easy to see why. Log In - New York Times. Jasilyn Charger was 19 when she learned her best friend had killed herself.
Charger was Lakota Sioux, and she had left the Cheyenne River Reservation in South Dakota for Portland, Ore., just a few months earlier. But in the summer of 2015, she flew home for her friend’s funeral. Then, two days later, while she was still in Eagle Butte — the largest town on the Cheyenne River Reservation with a population of 1,300 — another friend killed herself. Charger was shocked. “It hurt all of us because these were people who we thought we knew but really we had no idea what they were going through,” she said. How Iceland Got Teens to Say No to Drugs - The Atlantic. Career Advice and Salary Negotiations: Move Early and Move Often – The HFT Guy. This following are hard-earned experience for advancing a career quickly.
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Here’s why. Encryption Protocols: The Signal Protocol VS Telegram’s MProto You may not realize it, but you’re probably already using the Signal Protocol — along with more than 1 billion people every day. The Signal Protocol is used by WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Google Allo and Signal’s own messaging app. Orange County News and Events. Using taxpayer funds, government officials in Orange County have spent the last 16 years arguing the most absurd legal proposition in the entire nation: How could social workers have known it was wrong to lie, falsify records and hide exculpatory ...
FBI agents and prosecutors usually strut inside Santa Ana's Ronald Reagan Federal Courthouse, knowing they've focused the wrath of the criminal-justice system on a particular criminal. But an unusual child-pornography-possession case has placed of... FBI agents, CIA operatives and Delta Force soldiers surveil Mexican drug cartel bosses and employ extra-legal methods to secretly aid more pro-American narcotics traffickers win a larger slice of the multi-billion-dollar annual enterprise in the 2...
During this morning's last hearing of the year for People v. Frances Kelsey, FDA Officer Who Blocked Thalidomide, Dies At 101. Dr. Frances O. ISI99 - Need for better statistical literacy. Statistical Literacy Paper. Jessica Lahey’s ‘The Gift of Failure’: A Fear of Risk-Taking Has Destroyed Kids’ Love of Learning. Untitled. Supermarket food waste 'must be banned by EU and US', demands French politician Arash Derambarsh. The politician who spearheaded the successful campaign to ban French supermarkets from throwing away unsold food has demanded the EU and the United States follow suit. Arash Derambarsh, a municipal councillor for the commune of Courbevoie in Paris, believes only legislation can prevent such food waste by large supermarkets.
He told The Independent: "The problem is simple we have food going to waste and poor people who are going hungry. " Now the law has passed unanimously through the French Senate, Mr Derambarsh is calling EU President Jean-Claude Juncker and President Obama to effect similar legislation. Zinn Education Project. To inspire people to read, learn, and make history. This Marine Wants To Tell The Stories Of America's Veterans. But He Needs Your Help. How to Fight Big Medical Bills. Health. Ohrdruf, also called Ohrdruf-Nord, a sub-camp of the Buchenwald Concentration Camp. Lying Politicians And Words. Timelines: Watergate. Cable companies bankroll fake consumer groups to end net neutrality. About. Policy Analysis for California Education. Weed: CNN's Sanjay Gupta apologizes for anti-marijuana stance.
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