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Is M1 Mac Worthy or Good for Developers?

A developer's perspective on the new M1 based Macs: “The transition is definitely one of the best. I simply set up this new laptop from my old one back-up and everything felt like my old laptop in a new system.”

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The iPhone 12 Pro Max: Real Pro Photography

Bottom line? Size matters,... at least in low light.

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Data Heroes of Covid Tracking Project Are Still Filling U.S. Government Void

“The project is a demonstration of citizen know-how and civic dedication at a time when the country feels like it’s being pulled apart. Yet it’s confounding that, almost a year into the pandemic, the Covid Tracking Project is doing what might be expected of the U.S. government.”

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Twitter will hand @POTUS to Biden on Inauguration Day

“The presidential @POTUS Twitter handle will automatically transfer to President-elect Joe Biden the moment he’s sworn in at noon on Inauguration Day [January 20th, 2021] — whether or not President Donald Trump has conceded,” a Twitter spokesperson said.

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Georgia certifies Biden’s win

“‘Working as an engineer throughout my life, I live by the motto that numbers don’t lie,’ Raffensperger, a Republican, said in a brief press conference earlier Friday morning.”

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Rudy Giuliani, President Trump’s lawyer, pushes conspiracy claims at press conference

“Rudy Giuliani’s post-election meltdown starts to become literal.”

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Why Obama Fears for Our Democracy

“America is the first real experiment in building a large, multiethnic, multicultural democracy. And we don’t know yet if that can hold. There haven’t been enough of them around for long enough to say for certain that it’s going to work.”

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Promised Land

"To read Barack Obama’s autobiography in the last, snarling days of Donald Trump is to stare into an abyss between two opposite ends of humanity, and wonder once again at how the same country came to choose two such disparate men."

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Your computer isn't yours

The day that Stallman and Doctorow have been warning us about has arrived... or has it? Anyway, you've been warned. Proceed with caution.

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Face masks for COVID-19: A deep dive into the data

Opinions on the actual usefulness of masks are conflicting. Dismissed before but recommended now? Let's take a look at the data.