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6/18
2019
A brief history of how Whiteness and Blackness were born, on @zoramag https://t.co/G3igceMcHTDonald Trump’s recent comments to George Stephanopoulos, where he said he would probably accept foreign intel on hi… https://t.co/BsktHwlUxJWith improved cloud services, game streaming can finally reach it's full potential, writes @ow https://t.co/T7iAOHUDzZWhen reading a book about astronauts to her daughter, she found herself consistently subbing out the word "men" in… https://t.co/bxmqQHbQlYWhen we dream, we store and classify important moments as memories and discard irrelevant ones, freeing up space in… https://t.co/hH1Z1YOtuGPassive language is a powerful propaganda tool. @kitanyaharrison explains how it's been used to obscure blame in Fl… https://t.co/NV0tv8cOoN
Retweeted by MediumWhen Dr. @AdamPhilipStern was diagnosed with cancer, he asked the doctors what he should be eating, but no one real… https://t.co/Q8XuIoMF16
Retweeted by MediumI wrote about US-Iran relations, and why the events of this week and last are as much continuation as they are esca… https://t.co/UjsW5MgKJx
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6/17
2019
Snapchat's wildly popular baby and gender-swap filters exploded the company's downloads. But can it maintain the mo… https://t.co/I4vElRRMqV"My mother told me a few months ago that when she and my dad were married, they had — sum total between the two of… https://t.co/tfy4w1T5je
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6/16
2019
Think about this before reflexively responding "I'm fine" to someone asking how you are https://t.co/6CA5XkgGuwNine mental-health professionals share the strategies they turn to when they’re struggling to make it through the d… https://t.co/lFguBaHy7pSome Uber and Lyft drivers have found that their star rating changes based on what music they play https://t.co/7LO10iTbVzApple wants to make leaving its ecosystem incredibly inconvenient for you https://t.co/0eirY92idjApple's new sign-in feature isn't perfect, but it’s almost certainly better than what you’re using now https://t.co/68rv2buI7uScience is revealing that when it comes to physical prowess, women may actually be the more powerful sex https://t.co/QHddnusx3zThere is something decidedly un-Gen X about this current Gen X moment https://t.co/qv1jVPiuQOThis app aims to show a current picture of the world, instead of the historical one frozen in most maps https://t.co/8aIrxpV3NfRaptors forward Kawhi Leonard truly is a professional https://t.co/1jPXfRDcfjWhat a runner's high feels like, according to runners who've experienced it https://t.co/HUq1HeVotzAs @ChrisGethard prepares for his son, he reflects on his relationship with his own father growing up https://t.co/z2V9KYbyXNSheriffs in the “Second Amendment sanctuary” movement are further endangering vulnerable members of their communiti… https://t.co/kl3Vzguf2b"Where every other company is trying to mask just how much they know about you, Garmin makes detailed personal data… https://t.co/0ZHgn7s7osWhy A.I. is the civil rights battle of our time https://t.co/hxYf2rzyeCForcing people to turn over their online accounts could discourage them from applying for a visa at all. And that m… https://t.co/aTldrxqMEyAn analysis of multiple datasets used to train image recognition A.I. found sexist language and outright racial slu… https://t.co/YthXlnNRBPThe Indiana mayor wants to depoliticize the court — but his proposal would have the exact opposite effect.… https://t.co/rhU7k73EKdThanks to autocomplete emails, even our non-professional correspondence is turning into business speak https://t.co/a3QdviGYLaRaptors forward Kawhi Leonard truly is a professional https://t.co/i4o5J3I9QqScience supports your schvitz https://t.co/9ZJZRp4qDmHere's how they'll sell us on a war with Iran https://t.co/LFanUGqANIThis app aims to show a current picture of the world, instead of the historical one frozen in most maps https://t.co/obaZr0VLHr
6/15
2019
You don't need to walk 10,000 steps per day to see lasting health benefits. It starts with far fewer. https://t.co/U7z6bEYnjp"Where every other company is trying to mask just how much they know about you, Garmin makes detailed personal data… https://t.co/lKWmOMSNNfNitrogen fertilizer deserves credit for driving a century-long global increase in crop yields. It’s also nasty stuf… https://t.co/XGI7eR2HamScience supports your schvitz https://t.co/PLh1Ntgd6UAn analysis of multiple datasets used to train image recognition A.I. found sexist language and outright racial slu… https://t.co/9YZ8yhfcJk"Because even knowing that bears can enjoy music now does nothing whatsoever to dull the awareness that we are all… https://t.co/lAXLBqRfQq
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6/14
2019
Snapchat's wildly popular baby and gender-swap filters exploded the company's downloads. But can it maintain the mo… https://t.co/uSeuf830s4"At a time when players have seemingly endless opportunities to become celebrities outside of the arena, Leonard re… https://t.co/g8Rw1JFPd9
6/13
2019

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