This blog is an archive of things I've read online. I post things here when I read them, and automatically when reading articles through Pocket (http://getpocket.com).

A link here does not mean I agree with the article, only that I read it. I read a lot of things I don't agree with to keep myself from being in a bubble.


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Sep 16, 2014
@ 3:12 pm
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iPhone 6 and Android value — Benedict Evans »

The new iPhones were much the most predictable part of Apple’s event - widely leaked and impelled by an irresistible logic - the customer is always right. via Pocket


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Sep 16, 2014
@ 2:24 pm
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Is rape the price to pay for migrant women chasing the American Dream? »

Before they can reach the American Dream, many migrant women have to survive a Mexican nightmare. A staggering 80 percent of Central American girls and women crossing Mexico en route to the United States are raped along the way, according to directors of migrant shelters interviewed by Fusion. via Pocket


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Sep 16, 2014
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Intermediaries »

He’s sprawled out in bed, shirtless as usual. I scratch and rub his back and massage his scalp. It’s one of the few things he will almost always ask nicely for and not demand outright. He stares at the wall. via Pocket


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Sep 16, 2014
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concurrency-in-go.md »

Golang Concurrency Patterns for brave and smart. Go was designed for building concurrency applications easily so it has goroutines for running independent computations and channels to communicate with each other. We’ve all heard this story before. via Pocket



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Sep 15, 2014
@ 2:24 pm
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How to Understand Your Computer »

I am pressing my fingertips down onto the keys of my laptop, a sequence of movements that is somehow making these words appear on a screen in front of me. via Pocket


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Sep 15, 2014
@ 1:36 pm
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Documentation for free — Medium »

Let us say your company makes a ‘todo’ application. You use a wiki to document what the application does, and you use an issue tracker to manage future development. Here is your wiki: via Pocket


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Sep 15, 2014
@ 12:48 pm
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When you're the only white person in the room »

(CNN) — Flip open Amanda Shaffer’s high school yearbook, and you’ll notice something that stands out even more than her classmates’ earnest smiles and big hairdos. via Pocket


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Sep 15, 2014
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I’m leaving Mojang | notch.net »


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Sep 14, 2014
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What Is Scotland? An American Guide to the Scottish Independence Vote »

Scotland has been a part of the United Kingdom for over 300 years. By the end of the year, that could drastically change. via Pocket