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Under Trump, America's religious right is rewriting its code of ethics

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From scorning immigrants to accepting the president’s profanity, evangelicals are proving just how flexible their values can be

The religious right’s wholesale embrace of the Republican party and of Donald J Trump, both as candidate and as president, has necessitated a rewriting of evangelical ethics. Here’s a summary, with annotations.

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Facebook found guilty of breaching privacy laws

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A court in Brussels has found the social media site Facebook guilty of breaching Belgium’s privacy laws. The Privacy Commission had taken Facebook to court.

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Stephen Elop and the fall of Nokia revisited

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English translation of probe into Finnish phone giant's twilight makes for interesting reading

The first English translation of Operation Elop, an examination by Finnish journalists into the final years of Nokia phones, has reignited debate about the fate of what was Europe's largest and most admired technology company.…

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There is a link to the English translation PDF at the end of the article.
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The Postmodernists

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that part about the lyres is totally true btw
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They think dogs are social constructs...
Earth, Sol system, Western spiral arm
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I lol'ed.
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Limiting Your Child’s Fire Time: A Guide for Concerned Paleolithic Parents

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Photograph by Norma Zuniga / Getty According to the most recent cave drawings, children nowadays are using fire more than ever before. And it’s no wonder: fire…
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Are you an open-sorcerer or free software warrior? Let us do battle

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Quickly now, before the suits show up

Open Source Insider  The Open Source Initiative, a non-profit that advocates for open-source software and coined the term, celebrates its 20th anniversary this month. It's difficult to conceive of where the internet, indeed the world, would be today were it not for open-source software and, perhaps more importantly, the free software movement that preceded it and continues to promote free software today.…

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