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Matt Uebel has been at 8 events

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Daniel Estrada30,624@103315650425474752023 and I will be debating the controversial FLI petition to ban autonomous weapons. I've signed and will be defending the ban; Jon is skeptical and will be defending the side of evil. We haven't talked about this yet and thought it would be fun to think it through together on the air. Everyone is welcome to hop on the stream and join in. More on the petition here:  http://futureoflife.org/AI/open_letter_autonomous_weapons#signatories http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2015/jul/30/opposition-autonomous-warfare-artificial-intelliegence https://plus.google.com/u/0/+DanielEstrada/posts/92w6cf3TU6iAutonomous Weapons: The Debate2015-08-06 03:00:009  
Daniel Estrada30,624This week an announcement rippled through the internet: a computer passed Turing's test. Soon after the backlash began: the test was rigged, the resulted were hyped, and Eugene, the machine in question, was lame.  Now the backlash is giving way to even stronger criticisms. @111907992359490335188 recently argued (http://goo.gl/VdilBI) that not only was this test illegitimate, but Turing's test itself should be abandoned. But Massimo's argument is deeply mistaken about the nature of Turing's test, what it seeks to prove, and why it matters for science.  I've been writing all week about this event: http://goo.gl/J26xbs, http://goo.gl/5RKIm7, http://goo.gl/c07lLG, http://goo.gl/T98ubJ, http://goo.gl/8cMKSI But now that the backlash against the event is directed at Turing's views themselves, I feel something more than an essay is required to address these concerns. To be convincing, this requires a human face and a human voice to speak out in defense of Turing's proposal. I'm fully aware of the irony of this situation.  So come hangout with me and @103315650425474752023 this Friday at 10pm EST while I defend Turing's proposal in light of the criticisms that have accrued over the last week. I'll be providing a defense of Turing's position informed by recent experimental work in psychology. I hope to convince even the skeptics like Massimo that Turing's test deserves a central place in our discussion of artificial intelligence in the modern world. Why the Turing Test matters2014-06-14 04:00:009  
Daniel Estrada30,624Made of Robots Your weekly HoA in the philosophy of technology  Week 5 readings: Andy Clark & David Chalmers (1998) "The Extended Mind"  http://consc.net/papers/extended.html Clark (2010) "Memento's Revenge: The Extended Mind, extended" http://goo.gl/W2GNtQ Every Tuesday at 7pm EST I'll host an HOA on the philosophy of technology.  We'll select short readings made available in advance and begin with an overview of the highlights. Then we'll have a general discussion for an hour, open to anyone who wants to join in, all of which will be archived on YouTube. Beyond doing some good philosophy, Made of Robots hopes to bring together a community of people interested in raising the level of popular discourse on technology.Made of Robots #52014-03-12 00:00:006  
Daniel Estrada30,624Made of Robots Your weekly HoA in the philosophy of technology  Week 4 reading: Andy Clark (2003) _Natural Born Cyborgs_ Ch 3: *Plastic Brains, Hybrid Minds* http://goo.gl/yriTC Every Tuesday at 7pm EST I'm hosting an HOA on the philosophy of technology.  We'll select short readings made available in advance and begin with an overview of the highlights. Then we'll have a general discussion for an hour, open to anyone who wants to join in, all of which will be archived on YouTube. Beyond doing some good philosophy, Made of Robots hopes to bring together a community of people interested in raising the level of popular discourse on technology.Made of Robots #42014-03-05 01:00:007  
Daniel Estrada30,624Made of Robots Your weekly HoA in the philosophy of technology  Week 2 reading: Arnold Gehlen (1957) Man in the Age of Technology http://goo.gl/PQLrFi  Every Tuesday at 6pm EST, I'll lead the first of a weekly series of Hangouts devoted to the philosophy of technology. The topic covers a range of issues in the history of ideas and at the cutting edge of science. Made of Robots will be a public reading and discussion group meeting weekly as an HoA. We'll select short readings made available in advance and begin with a quick recap of the highlights. Then we'll have a general discussion for an hour, open to anyone who wants to join in, all of which will be archived on YouTube. Beyond doing some good philosophy, I hope Made of Robots will bring together a community of people interested in raising the level of popular discourse on technology and helping others think clearly about it. Event page: https://plus.google.com/u/0/events/c6jj538agu1mdafd15rjskob7loMade of Robots #22014-02-19 01:00:009  
D.J. Harbaugh573Detroit Through Glass!2013-11-16 12:00:004  
Matt Uebel30,054"Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you mad." This will be a fully spoilerific discussion of Peter Watts novel "Blindsight." http://www.rifters.com/real/Blindsight.htm +Joshua Gess +Jon Lawhead Blindsight Discussion Hangout2013-04-21 02:30:003  
Fraser Cain992,194To celebrate the landing of NASA's Curiosity Rover - the Mars Science Laboratory - we'll be running a special live hangout.  In conjunction with @106911959181067745693. We'll have all your favorite space/astronomy journalists on hand to discuss the mission in depth, and celebrate the landing live, when it happens. Join Fraser Cain, @109036978092446954908, @108952536790629690817 and @102887292457967781591 for this special event. Over the course of this 4-hour Google+ Hangout on Air, we'll interview members of the Curiosity team live in the hangout, as well as other special guests from the @111419948721791453320 and the @108759765804984663877. @109479143173251353583 and @107051665537162034944 will be on location at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory to interview members of the engineering team, and show you what it's like to be at NASA during this amazing moment. We'll update this event as we lock down more of the guests and participants. See you there! You can follow the hashtag #marshangout   (this will replace our regular Sunday night @100902337165997768522)Google+ Hangout - Curiosity Landing Coverage2012-08-06 05:00:004843  

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2016-08-09 16:40:04 (61 comments; 0 reshares; 10 +1s; )Open 

>My dad continues to be completely irrational about Hillary

// I feel that feel

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2016-08-11 13:57:35 (21 comments; 5 reshares; 15 +1s; )Open 

glorious.

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2016-08-18 22:15:32 (27 comments; 2 reshares; 17 +1s; )Open 

Don't like to link to the verge, but this one is good.

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2016-08-25 13:57:56 (3 comments; 1 reshares; 4 +1s; )Open 

Imagine you are a machine.

> In a test lab, Bert2 -- a humanoid robot with three separate displays, allowing its eyes and mouth to express various emotions -- performed in three different ways. One was silent and made zero mistakes, while a second was mute and programmed to make a single blunder (which it would then correct, quietly). A third was able to speak and accept simple "yes" or "no" responses from the user. In a basic kitchen scenario, the vocal android would apologise for its mistakes -- after dropping an egg, for instance -- and give a heads-up when it was about to try a new technique.

While the slowest, it was the robot that most people preferred.

But here's where it gets interesting. At the end of the exchange, the robot would ask for a job. Some participants were reluctant to say no -- even if they preferred the silent, more efficient robot -- because they thought it would upset the machine. "It felt appropriate to say no, but I felt really bad saying it," one of the test participants said. "When the face was really sad, I felt even worse. I felt bad because the robot was trying to do its job."

More: https://www.engadget.com/2016/08/24/people-lie-robots-avoid-hurting-feelings/
Full article: https://arxiv.org/ftp/arxiv/papers/1605/1605.08817.pdf
via 李卓
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2016-08-22 21:18:46 (1 comments; 0 reshares; 1 +1s; )Open 

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2016-08-21 21:13:33 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 1 +1s; )Open 

New Post: ncio command line tool to backup and restore the puppet node classifier service.

New Post: ncio command line tool to backup and restore the puppet node classifier service.___

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2016-08-21 13:48:08 (1 comments; 1 reshares; 1 +1s; )Open 

Poor dead Ned.

Poor dead Ned.___

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2016-08-18 22:33:18 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 5 +1s; )Open 

Hahahaha

Hahahaha___

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2016-08-18 22:15:32 (27 comments; 2 reshares; 17 +1s; )Open 

Don't like to link to the verge, but this one is good.

Don't like to link to the verge, but this one is good.___

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2016-08-18 21:36:23 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 2 +1s; )Open 

Good question.

Good question.___

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2016-08-18 16:56:37 (16 comments; 4 reshares; 11 +1s; )Open 

>In an interview with Bloomberg, CEO Travis Kalanick revealed that the company is preparing to add self-driving cars to its fleet of active drivers in Pittsburgh as soon as this month.

The company will deploy around 100 modified Volvo XC90s outfitted with self-driving equipment. Each vehicle will be staffed by one engineer, who can take the wheel as/when needed, and a co-pilot to observe and take notes. There will also be a “liquid-cooled” computer sitting in the trunk recording trip and map data.

That will mean that regular Uber punters in the city have a chance of getting an autonomous vehicle for their ride — their trip will be free if so.

// MUCH EXCITE

>In an interview with Bloomberg, CEO Travis Kalanick revealed that the company is preparing to add self-driving cars to its fleet of active drivers in Pittsburgh as soon as this month.

The company will deploy around 100 modified Volvo XC90s outfitted with self-driving equipment. Each vehicle will be staffed by one engineer, who can take the wheel as/when needed, and a co-pilot to observe and take notes. There will also be a “liquid-cooled” computer sitting in the trunk recording trip and map data.

That will mean that regular Uber punters in the city have a chance of getting an autonomous vehicle for their ride — their trip will be free if so.

// MUCH EXCITE___

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2016-08-16 14:18:56 (0 comments; 3 reshares; 5 +1s; )Open 

Prediction for Google's Fuchsia OS

My prediction for Google's mysterious new Fuchsia OS program isn't one that I've seen suggested yet, although given the nature of ideas I'm pretty sure this has occurred to a great many people already. The framework certainly has.

I don't buy the Internet of Things angle, for which we have Brillo, nor the Android + Chrome merger angle, for which we already have Android Apps hitting Chrome this year, nor the VR OS for which we've already seen Daydream and other approaches.

The only option that makes sense to me is that Fuchsia is the predictable evolution for Google Assistant into a stand alone AI OS. We've seen Google Now develop into Google Now on Tap and this year into Google Assistant, which will play an ever bigger role in the latest iteration of Android N as well as power key messaging apps such... more »

Prediction for Google's Fuchsia OS

My prediction for Google's mysterious new Fuchsia OS program isn't one that I've seen suggested yet, although given the nature of ideas I'm pretty sure this has occurred to a great many people already. The framework certainly has.

I don't buy the Internet of Things angle, for which we have Brillo, nor the Android + Chrome merger angle, for which we already have Android Apps hitting Chrome this year, nor the VR OS for which we've already seen Daydream and other approaches.

The only option that makes sense to me is that Fuchsia is the predictable evolution for Google Assistant into a stand alone AI OS. We've seen Google Now develop into Google Now on Tap and this year into Google Assistant, which will play an ever bigger role in the latest iteration of Android N as well as power key messaging apps such as Allo and others to start with. Then combine this with App Streaming that Google is playing with and this year's release of Instant Apps, and you basically have embryonic capabilities for genuinely app-less functions on demand with different chunks of apps or core capabilities available on demand as needed and depending on the context of the situation.

I'll go out and "predict" that Fuchsia will be an "app-less" AI OS, an ever-more-capable Google Assistant that you interact with to get anything and everything done.

Main: http://www.androidpolice.com/2016/08/12/google-developing-new-fuchsia-os-also-likes-making-new-words/
Instant Apps: http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2016/05/android-instant-apps-will-blur-the-lines-between-apps-and-mobile-sites/
Google Now: http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2015/05/android-ms-google-now-on-tap-shows-contextual-info-at-the-press-of-a-button/
Google Assistant: https://techcrunch.com/2016/05/18/google-unveils-google-assistant-a-big-upgrade-to-google-now/
Framework, Future without Apps: https://medium.com/fwd-thoughts/the-future-is-without-apps-ddf43ec52aab#.t3ks89jzs ___

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2016-08-16 00:16:35 (1 comments; 0 reshares; 9 +1s; )Open 

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2016-08-15 20:36:09 (5 comments; 4 reshares; 10 +1s; )Open 

New evidence suggests the idea of the "primordial soup" may be a bit of a sham. The origins of life probably came from somewhere much deeper and warmer.

New evidence suggests the idea of the "primordial soup" may be a bit of a sham. The origins of life probably came from somewhere much deeper and warmer.___

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2016-08-14 08:47:03 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 4 +1s; )Open 

SciTech #ScienceSunday Digest - 33/2016.
Permalink here: http://www.scitechdigest.net/2016/08/engineering-biological-machines-neural.html

Engineering biological machines, Neural dust developments, Tailored AFM probes, BEC optical computer, Faceless recognition systems, Propelled liquid metals, Nanobead optical superlens, Custom ion pores, Optogenetic neural networks, Proton size discrepancy.

1. Engineering Biological Machines
An interesting advance in synthetic biology involved engineering a light-driven cell membrane proton-pump in order to enable it to be further controlled by being chemically switched on and off http://www.unibe.ch/news/media_news/media_relations_e/media_releases/2016_e/media_releases_2016/synthetic_biology_engineering_a_chemical_switch_into_a_light_driven_proton_pump/index_eng.html. The interesting thing here is the use of... more »

SciTech #ScienceSunday Digest - 33/2016.
Permalink here: http://www.scitechdigest.net/2016/08/engineering-biological-machines-neural.html

Engineering biological machines, Neural dust developments, Tailored AFM probes, BEC optical computer, Faceless recognition systems, Propelled liquid metals, Nanobead optical superlens, Custom ion pores, Optogenetic neural networks, Proton size discrepancy.

1. Engineering Biological Machines
An interesting advance in synthetic biology involved engineering a light-driven cell membrane proton-pump in order to enable it to be further controlled by being chemically switched on and off http://www.unibe.ch/news/media_news/media_relations_e/media_releases/2016_e/media_releases_2016/synthetic_biology_engineering_a_chemical_switch_into_a_light_driven_proton_pump/index_eng.html. The interesting thing here is the use of two types of the protein, each of which is oriented facing-in or facing-out from the cell, driven by light to create or remove proton gradients across the cell wall that is crucial for driving many cellular processes. One or the other of these processes can then be controlled at will in order to control the gradient that is needed for driving a particular process or application.

2. Latest Developments in Neural Dust
Neural dust has taken the next step with a 3mm long batteryless implantable device for implantation against muscles and peripheral nerves, and most recently demonstrated in animal experiments http://news.berkeley.edu/2016/08/03/sprinkling-of-neural-dust-opens-door-to-electroceuticals/. The devices are powered by external ultrasound to detect, process, and transmit neural signals for remote control of devices and prosthetics for example. The roadmap includes coating with materials able to last more than a decade in the body, commercialising applications for these larger peripheral devices, and further miniaturising towards 50 microns for genuine brain-computer interfaces.

3. Tailored AFM Probes
New 3D confocal laser lithography techniques allow custom atomic force microscope probes to be fabricated on demand depending on the required purpose http://www.kit.edu/kit/english/pi_2016_111_tailored-probes-for-atomic-force-microscopes.php. Custom probes are usually made manually and expensive; this new approach allows researchers to design the shape of the probe they need then have the system automatically sculpt a probe tip that can then be placed on any commercially available AFM measurement needles to begin working straight away. Nice example of the benefits of modularity in technology.

4. BEC Optical Computer
For the first time a Bose-Einstein Condensate has been harnessed to work as an optical computer http://spectrum.ieee.org/tech-talk/semiconductors/optoelectronics/a-polariton-boseeinsten-condensate-for-switching-and-storing-optical-data. BECs can be induced to form quasiparticles comprised of photons and electron-hole pairs (called exciton polaritons) that are able to store information in a couple of ways. When this type of BEC is trapped between thin layers of semiconductor low-energy voltage pulses can be used to read and write data in the BEC. This appears to be one of the first times a practical device has been built with a BEC, a good fundamental advance.

5. Faceless Recognition Systems
Automated face recognition systems have now reached the point of being faceless recognition systems, at least as far as this new prototype neural network system is concerned http://motherboard.vice.com/read/faceless-recognition-system-can-identify-you-even-when-you-hide-your-face. The system predicts the identity of obscured faces by examining other salient features in the scene; recognition accuracy rises from 70% with just 1.25 instances of a fully-visible face, to 92% for 10 instances of the person’s face. While the system is particular to certain situations and does have some weaknesses, it does constitute a privacy concern for those seeking to remain anonymous.

6. Self-Propelled Liquid Metals
Work with liquid metals including non-toxic alloys of gallium promises malleable, self-propelled liquid metal systems for electronics and other applications https://www.rmit.edu.au/news/all-news/2016/august/liquid-metals-propel-future-electronics. These latest materials were tested in microfluidic systems in which tweaks to the pH and salt of the surrounding fluid induced controllable movements and shape changes of liquid metal droplets, and used to create moving objects, switches, and pumps. The end-goal here in future might be things like reconfigurable electronic circuits, displays, and other devices.

7. Nanobead Optical Superlens
Titanium dioxide nanoparticles have been used to fabricate a 3D superlens that uses the refractive properties of the nanoparticles to achieve super-resolution optical microscopy with conventional microscopes, and appearing to resolve surface features below 60nm http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2016-08/bu-sti080816.php. As a proof of concept the group used the lens with a conventional microscope to image the groves and information stored on the surface a Blu-Ray disc, something that is impossible with conventional microscopes. Cheap, easy, and versatile extension to any optical microscopy system.

8. Custom Ion-Selective Pores
A new synthetic ion-recognition system has been developed for selective ion transport that can be customised and fine-tuned depending on the ion that needs to be isolated http://www.research.a-star.edu.sg/research/7539/ringing-the-changes. The basic architecture consists of a macrocycle ring molecule whose internal cavity is adjusted in order to pick out particular metal ions from many different others. The current prototypes are selective for Cs, Ag, and K, but the platform provides many avenues for further engineering to capture other metal ions. Applications will include molecular sensing, water purification, microfluidics, and even synthetic biology.

9. Reprogram Brain Networks with Optogenetics
The latest work on optogenetics in mice demonstrates that neural networks in the brain trained to fire together can be reactivated later if just one neuron is stimulated, and also lending direct support to Hebbian learning http://datascience.columbia.edu/researchers-reprogram-network-brain-cells-light. The work involved stimulating just 20 neurons out of the mouse’s 100 million and was achieved by using two-photon stimulation and two-photon calcium imaging. The optogenetically-treated and stimulated neurons were located in the mouse’s visual cortex and the group propose behavioural tests to determine if stimulating the network with light induces an image or visual artifact in the animal’s awareness.

10. Better Measurements of Proton and Deuteron
Another excellent article by Natalie Wolchover covering recent work investigating measurements of the size of fundamental particles including the proton and deuteron suggests that fundamental theories may need to be updated https://www.quantamagazine.org/20160811-new-measurement-deepens-proton-radius-puzzle/. The proton is measured to be slightly larger when orbited by an electron than when orbited by a (much heavier) muon. New work shows that a deuteron (proton plus neutron) is also slightly larger when orbited by an electron than when orbited by a muon, an effect that appears to scale compared to the proton and offering interesting avenues to explore.

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2016-08-13 22:58:37 (8 comments; 0 reshares; 6 +1s; )Open 

>Editor’s note: Donald Trump regularly incites political violence and is a serial liar, rampant xenophobe, racist, misogynist and birther who has repeatedly pledged to ban all Muslims ― 1.6 billion members of an entire religion ― from entering the U.S.

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>Editor’s note: Donald Trump regularly incites political violence and is a serial liar, rampant xenophobe, racist, misogynist and birther who has repeatedly pledged to ban all Muslims ― 1.6 billion members of an entire religion ― from entering the U.S.

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2016-08-13 04:00:09 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 3 +1s; )Open 

Trump has literally zero ads in the air. His staff is a tenth the size of Clinton's. He doesn't have field offices in key Republican counties in key swing states. He doesn't have outreach directors for key Republican constituencies.

He raised $80m last month.

The most likely conclusion is that Trump is using Republican donations not to run for President, but to line his own pockets and those of his closest advisors -- and this is not unique. The entire conservative movement is affinity fraud which, as a side effect, runs candidates for public office. You know how I know? Because one of Trump's top advisors is Barry Bennett -- the guy whom Carson accused of stealing the vast majority of his donations.

This is a regular feature of Republican electoral politics. Ben Carson's advisors stole all of his donations, forcing him to drop out. Mitt Romney's... more »

Trump has literally zero ads in the air. His staff is a tenth the size of Clinton's. He doesn't have field offices in key Republican counties in key swing states. He doesn't have outreach directors for key Republican constituencies.

He raised $80m last month.

The most likely conclusion is that Trump is using Republican donations not to run for President, but to line his own pockets and those of his closest advisors -- and this is not unique. The entire conservative movement is affinity fraud which, as a side effect, runs candidates for public office. You know how I know? Because one of Trump's top advisors is Barry Bennett -- the guy whom Carson accused of stealing the vast majority of his donations.

This is a regular feature of Republican electoral politics. Ben Carson's advisors stole all of his donations, forcing him to drop out. Mitt Romney's media buys cost four to five times what Obama's did because his ad buyers were trying to make a buck. Karl Rove has made a fortune on ad-buy kickbacks from credulous superPACs. And all the way down to local races, fly-by-night direct mail organizations "fundraise" by scaring elderly voters into turning over huge chunks of fixed incomes, pocket the money, and leave the candidates themselves out in the cold.

When you build your movement around lying to the gullible, you'll find that your movement attracts those who want to lie to the gullible to make a buck rather than the (notional) people who want to lie to the gullible in order to make the world a better place.___

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2016-08-12 16:04:15 (3 comments; 0 reshares; 3 +1s; )Open 

> This is about more than just pocket monsters. The world is moving rapidly toward a future where AR will not just be a gimmick in a fun mobile game, but where it will be the shingle hanging from every business and civic endeavor.
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A precedent establishing that developers have no responsibility for inequality of access—whether it’s passively excluding black neighborhoods or poor rural regions, the risk posed to black youth and women, or the lack of access for people with disabilities—would allow these inequities to be repeated by countless applications and games ad infinitum.

Society has a chance to set new precedents and commit to industry-wide ethical standards now, when the biggest manifestation of AR is still a relatively inconsequential videogame.

More: http://www.wired.com/2016/08/ethics-ar-pokemon-go/?mbid=nl_81116_p4
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> This is about more than just pocket monsters. The world is moving rapidly toward a future where AR will not just be a gimmick in a fun mobile game, but where it will be the shingle hanging from every business and civic endeavor.
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A precedent establishing that developers have no responsibility for inequality of access—whether it’s passively excluding black neighborhoods or poor rural regions, the risk posed to black youth and women, or the lack of access for people with disabilities—would allow these inequities to be repeated by countless applications and games ad infinitum.

Society has a chance to set new precedents and commit to industry-wide ethical standards now, when the biggest manifestation of AR is still a relatively inconsequential videogame.

More: http://www.wired.com/2016/08/ethics-ar-pokemon-go/?mbid=nl_81116_p4
via David Gunkel

// Gaming is politics.___

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2016-08-11 14:02:31 (2 comments; 4 reshares; 12 +1s; )Open 

// hahahahaha, what a voice

>Let us stand now, unbowed and unfettered by arcane doctrines born of fearful minds in darkened times. Let us embrace the Luciferian impulse to eat of the Tree of Knowledge and dissipate our blissful and comforting delusions of old. Let us demand that individuals be judged for their concrete actions, not their fealty to arbitrary social norms and illusory categorizations. Let us reason our solutions with agnosticism in all things, holding fast only to that which is demonstrably true. Let us stand firm against any and all arbitrary authority that threatens the personal sovereignty of One or All. That which will not bend must break, and that which can be destroyed by truth should never be spared its demise. It is Done. Hail Satan.

// hahahahaha, what a voice

>Let us stand now, unbowed and unfettered by arcane doctrines born of fearful minds in darkened times. Let us embrace the Luciferian impulse to eat of the Tree of Knowledge and dissipate our blissful and comforting delusions of old. Let us demand that individuals be judged for their concrete actions, not their fealty to arbitrary social norms and illusory categorizations. Let us reason our solutions with agnosticism in all things, holding fast only to that which is demonstrably true. Let us stand firm against any and all arbitrary authority that threatens the personal sovereignty of One or All. That which will not bend must break, and that which can be destroyed by truth should never be spared its demise. It is Done. Hail Satan.___

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2016-08-11 13:57:35 (21 comments; 5 reshares; 15 +1s; )Open 

glorious.

glorious.___

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2016-08-10 23:18:03 (0 comments; 1 reshares; 2 +1s; )Open 

Cc: +Daniel Estrada​

Cc: +Daniel Estrada​___

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2016-08-10 22:58:47 (3 comments; 1 reshares; 10 +1s; )Open 

Just as god intended.

Just as god intended.___

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2016-08-10 15:30:07 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 2 +1s; )Open 

+Jon Perry / +Edward Kuperus you should publish Review the Future to Google Play for my convenience :D

Also to anyone else, listen to this podcast http://reviewthefuture.com/

+Jon Perry / +Edward Kuperus you should publish Review the Future to Google Play for my convenience :D

Also to anyone else, listen to this podcast http://reviewthefuture.com/___

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2016-08-10 12:40:07 (5 comments; 0 reshares; 4 +1s; )Open 

Politico does something very detailed and revealing. It recaps all of the 100 days of Donald Trump since he became the presumptive GOP nominee. It's a stroll down memory lane, how the most salient trait of this man is his masterful prevention of us looking away. Even to note mistakes by his enemies! Or the Olympics.  Skimming through and realizing that not ONE day passed without him 'doing something,' one realizes... there's almost another 100 days till the election...

No... oh no.... must... look... away...

http://www.politico.com/story/2016/08/donald-trump-100-days-226850

Politico does something very detailed and revealing. It recaps all of the 100 days of Donald Trump since he became the presumptive GOP nominee. It's a stroll down memory lane, how the most salient trait of this man is his masterful prevention of us looking away. Even to note mistakes by his enemies! Or the Olympics.  Skimming through and realizing that not ONE day passed without him 'doing something,' one realizes... there's almost another 100 days till the election...

No... oh no.... must... look... away...

http://www.politico.com/story/2016/08/donald-trump-100-days-226850___

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2016-08-10 02:24:36 (5 comments; 1 reshares; 7 +1s; )Open 

Horrible headline but interesting read

"Stochastic terrorism" is a concept in the theory of war. It refers to putting out open calls for terrorism, and trying to incite specific acts of terror, without knowing who (if anyone) will take you up on it. It's one of the principal tactics of ISIS outside its home regions: this is why we hear of "ISIS-inspired" terrorists, who had no particular funding, backing, or material support from the organization, but who were simply acting on a call to arms put out by the terror group to go out and kill infidels. (Or other Muslims, or whoever else ISIS feels like killing that day)

It's not a legal concept, and in fact our laws have no good mechanism to handle it. "Vague threats" are deliberately not threats, under the law; you can't be imprisoned for saying "I'm gonna kill that son-of-a-bitch," or for "Someone oughta do something," unless one can show that in the context it was said, that's something that would cause someone to fear for their life. (It's actually even more complicated than that, but that would be a whole long article in its own right. +Ken Popehat wrote a short summary relevant to today's news here: https://popehat.com/2016/08/09/lawsplainer-no-donald-trumps-second-amendment-comment-isnt-criminal/)

In general, this sort of narrow law is wise; we don't want people being rounded up and imprisoned for anything that sounds vaguely angry. However, it creates an opening for groups like ISIS to actively try to radicalize people around the world.

In the specific case of ISIS, of course, there's a workable solution, one which involves the liberal application of high explosives. However, not all terror threats so conveniently live in places where we feel free to engage in open warfare.

All of this brings us to today's news. Remember that just a few days ago, Trump "suggested" that the election was rigged, and that if he loses it, people should reject its legitimacy. Today, he took that a step further, "suggesting" that, if elected, Clinton should be murdered. That is to say, Trump has rather pointedly rejected the most fundamental principle of democracy: that elections should be the mechanism which decides who is in office.

(People often say that elections are the basis of democracy, but that's not quite true. Syria has had elections for decades, in which you could vote for anyone you wanted, so long as it was Hafez (or later Bashar) al-Assad. The crucial thing which defines a democracy is that after an election, the losers step down. The preconditions for people to feel safe doing this are complex, and have a lot to do with why democracy is working better in some places than others)

Beyond the obvious problems of an American Presidential candidate openly preaching against democracy is the issue we just discussed: this was not merely a thinly veiled call to overthrow a potential US President, but a textbook example of stochastic terrorism.

As this article put it:

Stochastic terrorism, as described by a blogger who summarized the concept several years back, means using language and other forms of communication "to incite random actors to carry out violent or terrorist acts that are statistically predictable but individually unpredictable."

Let's break that down in the context of what Trump said. Predicting any one particular individual following his call to use violence against Clinton or her judges is statistically impossible. But we can predict that there could be a presently unknown lone wolf who hears his call and takes action in the future.

Stated differently: Trump puts out the dog-whistle knowing that some dog will hear it, even though he doesn't know which dog.

h/t +Lev Osherovich.___Horrible headline but interesting read

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2016-08-09 16:40:04 (61 comments; 0 reshares; 10 +1s; )Open 

>My dad continues to be completely irrational about Hillary

// I feel that feel

>My dad continues to be completely irrational about Hillary

// I feel that feel___

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2016-08-09 12:58:01 (3 comments; 0 reshares; 3 +1s; )Open 

> “Because I don’t have access to the source code, I have no power to do anything about it,” she says. In her eyes, it’s a particularly obvious example of a problem that now cuts across much of modern life: proprietary software has become crucial to daily survival, and yet is often locked away from public exploration and discussion by copyright.

More: https://backchannel.com/i-want-to-know-what-code-is-running-inside-my-body-ff9a159da34b#.v1eaqowtk
via +Bill Abney

> “Because I don’t have access to the source code, I have no power to do anything about it,” she says. In her eyes, it’s a particularly obvious example of a problem that now cuts across much of modern life: proprietary software has become crucial to daily survival, and yet is often locked away from public exploration and discussion by copyright.

More: https://backchannel.com/i-want-to-know-what-code-is-running-inside-my-body-ff9a159da34b#.v1eaqowtk
via +Bill Abney___

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2016-08-08 22:18:06 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 2 +1s; )Open 

Dat opening.

Dat opening.___

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2016-08-07 20:17:57 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 2 +1s; )Open 

SciTech #ScienceSunday Digest - 32/2016.
Permalink here: http://www.scitechdigest.net/2016/08/negative-poissons-ratio-ibm.html

Negative Poisson’s ratio, IBM lab on chip, IBM neuromorphic computing, Single pixel cameras, Magnetic atom chains, On-chip LIDAR, Code patching bots, Airship fixing bots, Resistant productive microbes, Novel electrical materials.

1. Materials with Negative Poisson’s Ratio
Materials with a positive Poisson’s ratio contract when stretched, but those with a negative ratio actually expand when stretched, and while rare metamaterials are being engineered to create materials that possess this property of expanding when stretched http://www.nanowerk.com/spotlight/spotid=44123.php. This review article digs into the negative Poisson’s ratio materials that already exist as well as laying out avenues for exploring everbetter ... more »

SciTech #ScienceSunday Digest - 32/2016.
Permalink here: http://www.scitechdigest.net/2016/08/negative-poissons-ratio-ibm.html

Negative Poisson’s ratio, IBM lab on chip, IBM neuromorphic computing, Single pixel cameras, Magnetic atom chains, On-chip LIDAR, Code patching bots, Airship fixing bots, Resistant productive microbes, Novel electrical materials.

1. Materials with Negative Poisson’s Ratio
Materials with a positive Poisson’s ratio contract when stretched, but those with a negative ratio actually expand when stretched, and while rare metamaterials are being engineered to create materials that possess this property of expanding when stretched http://www.nanowerk.com/spotlight/spotid=44123.php. This review article digs into the negative Poisson’s ratio materials that already exist as well as laying out avenues for exploring ever better materials with beneficial mechanical properties such as shear resistance, indentation resistance, and fracture toughness. I’d even just like to play with a strip of this stuff.

2. IBM’s Latest Lab on a Chip
IBM’s latest microfluidic lab on a chip devices are capable of size-based separation of biological particles down to 20nm, a scale that allows DNA, viruses, and cellular exosomes to be separated out http://www-03.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/50275.wss. Working with researchers they are examining exosome communication and signalling between cells, and working with clinicians they are using the new capability in a similar way to diagnose cancer and other diseases. The architecture of the device allows variable particle separations under continuous flow and can actually split a mixture of many different particle sizes into a spread of defined particle streams, analogous to a prism splitting light. Meanwhile other microfluidic systems are replicating the connections between neurons and muscle fibers http://news.mit.edu/2016/replicating-connection-between-muscles-and-nerves-0803.

3. IBM’s Latest Neuromorphic Computing Device
IBM’s latest brain-like computing hardware has demonstrated chips that produce spiking neuromorphic features using phase-change materials to store and process data http://www-03.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/50297.wss. IBM’s phase-change technology platform has already demonstrated novel memory techniques, but these new neuromorphic applications can perform data correlation detection and also unsupervised learning at high speed and low energy; updating these phase-change neurons requires just five picojoules. When will we start to see these things appearing in robots?

4. Single Pixel Camera Advances
The latest advance in computational photography using single-pixel cameras now enables single-pixel camera devices to not only produce human-like foveated images in which the center is captured in high-resolution and periphery in low-resolution, but can now also move this foveated region around to follow objects in the field of view https://www.technologyreview.com/s/602090/single-pixel-camera-reaches-milestone-mimicking-human-vision/. The system can produce two moveable foveated regions, works in visible and infrared, and might enable applications in terahertz imaging for which single pixel sensors are available and arrays are not, as well as allowing conventional trade-offs between resolution and framerate to be optimised on the fly for general imaging systems.

5. One Dimensional Magnetic Atom Chains
That’s a headline I didn’t expect to write this side of 2020. By combining a process of evaporating metals onto a surface with the controlled introduction of oxygen, one dimensional magnetic atom chains bordered by oxygen can now be created, and all via a process of self-assembly http://spectrum.ieee.org/nanoclast/semiconductors/materials/onedimensional-magnetic-atom-chain-forged. Metals explored as part of the proof-of-concept include Mn, Fe, Co, & Ni. The atom chains cover the entire surface, space 0.8nm apart, and up to 500 atoms long without a single structural defect. In the new one dimensional state the different metal atoms exhibit altered magnetic properties including non-magnetic, ferromagnetic, & anti-ferromagnetic. Such structures may have applications in high-density data storage but the advance will be a boon to studying and controlling one dimensional systems in general.

6. On-Chip LIDAR Systems
Recent advances in developing on-chip LIDAR systems for 3D mapping and ranging local environments using conventional semiconductor fabrication techniques look set to produce complete LIDAR systems smaller than a dime at less than $10 per unit http://spectrum.ieee.org/tech-talk/semiconductors/optoelectronics/mit-lidar-on-a-chip. While not only being orders of magnitude smaller than conventional systems, and orders of magnitude cheaper, the devices have 1,000 times faster image scanning. There is a roadmap to boost field of view from 50 to 100 degrees, from 2m to 10m soon and 100m later in range, and further boosting resolution. These systems are going to be absolute game changers for autonomous vehicles, robots, drones, and our smart devices generally, massively boosting their ability to move about in the real world. Spectrum shared a big drone sporting big LIDAR system navigating a barn this week, as part of http://spectrum.ieee.org/automaton/robotics/drones/video-friday-drone-with-lidar-robot-tai-chi-strange-android.

7. Smarter Bots Fix Malicious Code
New machine learning approaches are able to search hacker marketplaces and other hidden parts of the Web to help find and identify zero day exploits and other critical software vulnerabilities in order to drastically improve the ability of organisations to fix broken code and distribute patches before they can be exploited https://www.technologyreview.com/s/602115/machine-learning-algorithm-combs-the-darknet-for-zero-day-exploits-and-finds-them/. In related news DARPA’s Grand Cyber Challenge continues to encourage the development of ever-better software systems able to quickly find and fix a range of different software bugs better than human teams can http://spectrum.ieee.org/tech-talk/telecom/security/autonomous-supercomputers-seek-and-destroy-software-bugs-in-darpa-cyber-grand-challenge.

8. Spider Bots Monitor Airships
Lockheed Martin has developed a SPIDER bot platform that involves groups of robots that move around and inspect the skin of an airship for tiny pinholes that are difficult for humans to detect, which can then be quickly patched and sealed to prevent the leakage of Helium http://spectrum.ieee.org/automaton/robotics/industrial-robots/how-lockheed-martin-spider-blimp-fixing-robot-works. While this is a prototype autonomous inspection and repair system that should contribute to airship safety and cost reduction, the team hope that further development will allow such systems to function in-flight as needed in a range of conditions.

9. Resistant Productive Microbial Fermenters
To combat the problem of undesirable contaminant microbes growing in fermenters and bioreactors with productive microbes and so serving to decrease and contaminate yields, productive microbes are being engineered to be able to extract the vital growth nutrients nitrogen and phosphorous from unconventional xenobiotic compounds http://news.mit.edu/2016/microbial-engineering-technique-could-reduce-contamination-biofermentation-plants-0804. In some cases this involved the addition of six genes to provide the enzymatic processing network needed to extract nutrients from the xenobiotic compounds; contaminant microbes lacking these pathways are unable to use the nutrients and are massively outcompeted by the productive microbes.

10. Novel Electrical Materials
Some interesting new electrical materials and devices this week. First, nanoparticles of topological insulators appear to provide a platform for strong coupling between a single photon and a single electron that could be useful for photonics and optoelectronics in future http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/newsandeventspggrp/imperialcollege/newssummary/news_4-8-2016-11-5-15. Second, a layer of buckyballs proves important in creating tiny on-chip diodes that conduct electricity 1,000 times more effectively on one direction as opposed to the other http://science.energy.gov/bes/highlights/2016/bes-2016-08-a/. Third, graphene appears to facilitate a novel property of electrons called pseudospin http://phys.org/news/2016-08-electrons-electronics.html. Finally, the ability to create and manipulate two-dimensional sheets of silicon, or silicene, for electronics applications takes a major step forward http://spectrum.ieee.org/nanoclast/semiconductors/materials/breakthrough-in-silicene-production-promises-a-future-of-silicenebased-electronics.

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2016-08-07 01:06:14 (0 comments; 2 reshares; 5 +1s; )Open 

Could you imagine #LIDAR on very tiny robots? Or what about the tips of fingers of a grasping robot? +Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and +DARPA have a new, integrated LIDAR-on-a-chip system that uses beam steering to achieve super-fast LIDAR scanning with no moving parts. A lot of new applications could be possible.

Could you imagine #LIDAR on very tiny robots? Or what about the tips of fingers of a grasping robot? +Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and +DARPA have a new, integrated LIDAR-on-a-chip system that uses beam steering to achieve super-fast LIDAR scanning with no moving parts. A lot of new applications could be possible.___

2016-08-06 19:56:38 (1 comments; 0 reshares; 1 +1s; )Open 

// Now that I'm not constantly surrounded by children my desire to play Pokemon Go has dropped from very low to zero. But in the digital age there's no reason to play any game yourself, when so many others are already playing and you can just watch them.

Twitch has been streaming Pokemon Go games for weeks; the better streamers act as pairs, one serving as base ops and managing Twitch, the other out battling in the world. It is a wonderful little mix of AR and digital media, and makes it easy to imagine a future with live-action, real world AR gaming as a spectator sport.

I don't know how necessary it is to share things from the front page of Twitch, but is like a drip feed from the future of mass media.

https://www.twitch.tv/directory/game/Pok%C3%A9mon%20Go

// Now that I'm not constantly surrounded by children my desire to play Pokemon Go has dropped from very low to zero. But in the digital age there's no reason to play any game yourself, when so many others are already playing and you can just watch them.

Twitch has been streaming Pokemon Go games for weeks; the better streamers act as pairs, one serving as base ops and managing Twitch, the other out battling in the world. It is a wonderful little mix of AR and digital media, and makes it easy to imagine a future with live-action, real world AR gaming as a spectator sport.

I don't know how necessary it is to share things from the front page of Twitch, but is like a drip feed from the future of mass media.

https://www.twitch.tv/directory/game/Pok%C3%A9mon%20Go___

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2016-08-06 19:10:54 (1 comments; 1 reshares; 11 +1s; )Open 

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>Neally was about 5 miles out of Springfield, near a set of interchanges just beginning to clog with merging vehicles, when he felt something coil and stiffen in his abdomen. At first he thought it was a pulled muscle. But the pain forked upward from his stomach, he said, until it felt like “a steel pole through my chest.” When it refused to subside, Neally remembers calling his wife and agreeing through gasps that he should probably go to the emergency room.

He doesn’t remember much of the drive after that.

Doctors in Branson told Neally later that he’d suffered a pulmonary embolism, a potentially fatal obstruction of a blood vessel in his lungs. They told him he was lucky to have survived. If you ask Neally, however, he’ll tell you he was lucky to be driving a Tesla. As he writhed in the driver’s seat, the vehicle’s software negotiated 20-plus highway miles to ahospital just... more »

>Neally was about 5 miles out of Springfield, near a set of interchanges just beginning to clog with merging vehicles, when he felt something coil and stiffen in his abdomen. At first he thought it was a pulled muscle. But the pain forked upward from his stomach, he said, until it felt like “a steel pole through my chest.” When it refused to subside, Neally remembers calling his wife and agreeing through gasps that he should probably go to the emergency room.

He doesn’t remember much of the drive after that.

Doctors in Branson told Neally later that he’d suffered a pulmonary embolism, a potentially fatal obstruction of a blood vessel in his lungs. They told him he was lucky to have survived. If you ask Neally, however, he’ll tell you he was lucky to be driving a Tesla. As he writhed in the driver’s seat, the vehicle’s software negotiated 20-plus highway miles to a hospital just off an exit ramp. He manually steered it into the parking lot and checked himself into the emergency room, where he was promptly treated. By night’s end he had recovered enough to go home.___

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2016-08-06 12:32:17 (0 comments; 5 reshares; 8 +1s; )Open 

This is awesome

This is awesome___

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2016-08-06 12:29:41 (1 comments; 0 reshares; 0 +1s; )Open 

Hahahaha

Hahahaha___

2016-08-05 11:46:57 (1 comments; 0 reshares; 3 +1s; )Open 

>Actually, I was only kidding, you can get the baby out of here

Man. At least he didn't suggest it would be good to add physical violence to the ejection.

>Actually, I was only kidding, you can get the baby out of here

Man. At least he didn't suggest it would be good to add physical violence to the ejection.___

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2016-08-04 13:10:16 (4 comments; 0 reshares; 1 +1s; )Open 

// Someone should tell Trump that pessimism is a losing strategy.

>"Poor Bernie, he looked so upset. You know what? He made a mistake. He shouldn't have made a deal. He lost, he lost. First of all, it was rigged. And I'm afraid the election's gonna be rigged. I have to be honest, because I think my side was rigged," Trump said at a campaign stop in Ohio. "If I didn't win by massive landslides—I mean, think of what we won in New York, in Indiana, California, 78 percent—that's with other people in the race!"

Trump had actually been the only candidate in the Republican field for a month by the time the California primary arrived in June. But he plowed through 16 competitors en route to his party's nod for the White House in the months before then, a run he said took "guts" and cost him a relatively easier lifestyle.
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// Someone should tell Trump that pessimism is a losing strategy.

>"Poor Bernie, he looked so upset. You know what? He made a mistake. He shouldn't have made a deal. He lost, he lost. First of all, it was rigged. And I'm afraid the election's gonna be rigged. I have to be honest, because I think my side was rigged," Trump said at a campaign stop in Ohio. "If I didn't win by massive landslides—I mean, think of what we won in New York, in Indiana, California, 78 percent—that's with other people in the race!"

Trump had actually been the only candidate in the Republican field for a month by the time the California primary arrived in June. But he plowed through 16 competitors en route to his party's nod for the White House in the months before then, a run he said took "guts" and cost him a relatively easier lifestyle.

"This started on June 16 of last year, and I said, wow, let's go do it. Takes guts to do this, believe me. And everybody said—no, it takes guts. I could be having a very nice life right now. I don't have to be with you people ranting and raving, right? Could have a very nice life. But it takes guts," he said.

http://www.weeklystandard.com/trump-worries-the-election-will-be-rigged/article/2003614___

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2016-08-03 20:36:14 (10 comments; 2 reshares; 6 +1s; )Open 

Trump Kept Asking During Foreign Policy Briefing Why He Can’t Just Use Nukes

Lovely.

Trump Kept Asking During Foreign Policy Briefing Why He Can’t Just Use Nukes

Lovely.___

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2016-08-03 17:56:28 (1 comments; 2 reshares; 5 +1s; )Open 

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2016-08-02 12:26:54 (3 comments; 0 reshares; 9 +1s; )Open 

Looks like Clinton got a pretty huge bump from the convention, or Trump simply got the inverse. You can only insult the mother of a war-hero so much, and not pay for it. Looks like Trump crossed that line.

Thankfully, Ohio has turned slightly blue in the recent polls.

Also : https://www.reddit.com/r/EnoughTrumpSpam/comments/4teoxl/a_final_response_to_the_tell_me_why_trump_is_a

Been thinking about collating a list of outrageous comments from Trump. Here's a partial one. Don't know if the totality of this guys shameful utterances could ever be fully collected (he's a perpetual insult machine).

CC: +D.J. Harbaugh gonna really need your help if Ohio starts going red again. Electing Trump would be a national disgrace.

Looks like Clinton got a pretty huge bump from the convention, or Trump simply got the inverse. You can only insult the mother of a war-hero so much, and not pay for it. Looks like Trump crossed that line.

Thankfully, Ohio has turned slightly blue in the recent polls.

Also : https://www.reddit.com/r/EnoughTrumpSpam/comments/4teoxl/a_final_response_to_the_tell_me_why_trump_is_a

Been thinking about collating a list of outrageous comments from Trump. Here's a partial one. Don't know if the totality of this guys shameful utterances could ever be fully collected (he's a perpetual insult machine).

CC: +D.J. Harbaugh gonna really need your help if Ohio starts going red again. Electing Trump would be a national disgrace.___

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2016-08-01 02:36:34 (5 comments; 1 reshares; 6 +1s; )Open 

This one again.

This one again.___

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2016-08-01 02:25:04 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 4 +1s; )Open 

>How much soft money can I get in exchange for my core values?

// Good question

>How much soft money can I get in exchange for my core values?

// Good question___

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2016-07-31 23:09:16 (0 comments; 1 reshares; 4 +1s; )Open 

Fight the tweets.

Fight the tweets.___

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2016-07-31 17:13:28 (3 comments; 2 reshares; 6 +1s; )Open 

Just as god intended.

Just as god intended.___

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2016-07-31 05:54:15 (5 comments; 1 reshares; 14 +1s; )Open 

Dude. #readlater

"...In a stunt called, "Heaven Sent," the 42-year-old daredevil leaped 25,000 feet to Earth –- setting the world record for the highest jump. To accomplish this feat, Aikins had to direct his body in free fall using only the air currents around him to land safely on the 100-square-foot net (about a third the size of a football field) laid out to catch him..."

http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2016/07/30/488083554/luke-aikins-becomes-first-person-to-jump-from-a-plane-without-a-parachute

Dude. #readlater

"...In a stunt called, "Heaven Sent," the 42-year-old daredevil leaped 25,000 feet to Earth –- setting the world record for the highest jump. To accomplish this feat, Aikins had to direct his body in free fall using only the air currents around him to land safely on the 100-square-foot net (about a third the size of a football field) laid out to catch him..."

http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2016/07/30/488083554/luke-aikins-becomes-first-person-to-jump-from-a-plane-without-a-parachute___

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2016-07-31 04:42:44 (1 comments; 2 reshares; 7 +1s; )Open 

Man. Carlin. Yeah.

Man. Carlin. Yeah.___

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2016-07-31 00:04:40 (2 comments; 0 reshares; 4 +1s; )Open 

Amazing.

Amazing.___

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