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RT @ISS_Research
The #science aboard @spacex #Dragon will help us learn about atmospheric carbon’s relationship with climate, will use ground-breaking tissue chip technology to study how microgravity affects humans, and will study how DNA is affected by radiation. Read: nasa.gov/mission_pages/station 

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According to this study France’s technology #procurement #policy that required government agencies to favor #FreeSoftware over proprietary software was a huge success: 0.6% - 5.4% yearly increase in companies that use Free Software, 9% - 18% yearly increase of IT-related startups, a 6.6% - 14% yearly increase in the number of individuals employed in IT related jobs and 600,000 Free Software contributions per year from #France papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cf #pmpc #PublicCode

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I really want to love #StarTrekDiscovery. I like the characters. I like the design aesthetic. I like the acting. I like the focus on inter-personal relationships. I like Pike. I even like the new Klingons. But the plots (especially for season 2) have been blisteringly incoherent.

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Are there any #FOSS / #selfhosted bookmark managers that make it easy to organize bookmarks into categories / hierarchies?

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Is Edward tufte's The Visual Display of Quantitative Information still a relevant text for learning about data visualisation? Can anyone recommend it or something alternative? Many thanks

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RT @yloukissas@twitter.com

I am excited to let folks know that the introduction to "All Data Are Local: Thinking Critically in a Data-Driven Society" is now available online: mitpress.mit.edu/books/all-dat Let me know what you think! The hardback edition will be available in full color this April! @mitpress@twitter.com

🐦🔗: twitter.com/yloukissas/status/

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RT @CoreyinNYC@twitter.com

Why does a mega-corporation worth almost a trillion dollars, led by the richest man in the world, need our $3 billion in subsidies? That’s what I asked Amazon execs yesterday. This seems like vulture monopolistic capitalism at its worst.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/CoreyinNYC/status/

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