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Libya Elects Engineer To Acting Prime Minister Post

Demogoblin NYC Mayor Bloomberg (188 comments)

NYC Mayor Bloomberg: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Bloomberg
EE from Johns Hopkins

John Sununu Sr.: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_H._Sununu
John Sununu Jr: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_E._Sununu
Both MechE's from MIT

more than 2 years ago
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When Schools Are the Police

Demogoblin Season 4 of The Wire (725 comments)

Explored this in great detail. It also shows just how multi-faceted the problem is. Not just limited to liberals or republicans or unions or gun-toting texans.

IMO the biggest problem is us. While many problems exist, there are many decent solutions to them but require major change which generally speaking we fear. How many times have you heard a political candidate say something that you agree with, and say to yourself "man that's a great idea, too bad they're not electable." Why aren't they electable, because they want to bring change* when people really want a calm status quo.

*The current president doesn't count. His version of change is "not W" which isn't bad in itself, it's just not the change we need.

more than 2 years ago
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Linguists Out Men Impersonating Women On Twitter

Demogoblin Re:Gender Inequality (350 comments)

From TFA (http://images.fastcompany.com/upload/a_variousfields.png):

Feature: Accuracy
Baseline (Female): 54.9%
One tweet: 65.9%
Description: 71.2%
All tweets: 75.8%
Screen Name: 77.1%
Full Name: 89.1%
Tweets + screen name: 81.4%
  Screen name + description + all tweets: 84.3%
All four fields: 92%

Honestly, 77% based on screen name alone was the most interesting result to me.

about 3 years ago
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What iOS 4 Does (and Doesn't Do) For Business

Demogoblin Encryption (253 comments)

Can the entire device be encrypted yet? From what I've seen, this seems to be the biggest concern from a corporate point of view.

more than 3 years ago
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Drupal 6 Social Networking

Demogoblin CMS != Social Networking (122 comments)

Drupal is CMS with social networking tacked on.

If you want a real social networking framework to start from, check out elgg. They've thought about many of the problems when considering a social graph

www.elgg.org

more than 4 years ago
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Avatars To Have Business Dress Codes By 2013

Demogoblin Re:Resigning Issue... (221 comments)

... and your appearance may not present an image that is good for the company...

"Just ask yourself: Is this good for the company"

more than 4 years ago
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How US Schools' Culture Stifles Math Achievement

Demogoblin Before Rome fell (888 comments)

The gladiators had the highest salaries in the empire...

more than 5 years ago

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