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    Politics U.S. Senate unanimously passes Hong Kong rights bill backing protesters

    This is a step in the right direction, but based on what I've read in news reports, the phrasing around the certification the Secretary of State does & the decision process they must follow sounds vague ... would have to read the bill to confirm my fear though.
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    Gaming Nintendo files multimillion-dollar lawsuit against ROM website

    For all my rom needs, I've always gone to: www.vimm.net
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    Technology Google Confirms Serious Chrome Security Problem - Here's How To Fix It

    Google Chrome's security lead and engineering director, Justin Schuh, has warned that users of the most popular web browser should update "like right this minute." Why the urgency? Simply put, there is a zero-day vulnerability for Chrome that the Google Threat Analysis Group has determined is...
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    Gaming Epic Games sued over ‘predatory’ Llama loot boxes

    This made me think of Jindo, haha.
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    US News Raccoons drunk on crab apples cause false rabies scare in West Virginia

    Rabid animals are, of course, no laughing matter. The rabies virus can infect the central nervous system, resulting in disease and death, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But that happens after a host of increasingly scary symptoms: partial paralysis, agitation...
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    US News A six-figure salary is considered 'low income' in San Francisco, and the threshold is rising

    As of 2015 ya. Basically everything out here is funny money, tech job salary included. You can find ways to save but it'll never match up to most other US cities. It does present yourself the option to save massively, though ... some coworkers find a way to live in full on ~$1k or so a month...
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    US News A six-figure salary is considered 'low income' in San Francisco, and the threshold is rising

    Am in Alameda county. This is not surprising. People are going through great lengths to find cheap housing, whether it be living in cramped conditions or dealing with 1.5-2 hour commutes (one way).
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    Wordpress: Store

    Let's not try n bump old threads, eh? I believe I ended up sticking with some free Wordpress cart / paypal transaction code as a base & threw it on for him. From what I understand he's been doing business for a few years now successfully!
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    Report New Study Finds That Most Redditors Don’t Actually Read the Articles They Vote On

    Didn't need to tell me this one, heh. Just like how most people don't read the articles they regurgitate on Facebook.
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    Technology Transparent solar technology represents 'wave of the future'

    I thought this has been a thing for a while now? Perhaps they're trying to make more of a buzz for it to sell solar in different ways :P
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    Report Having a High IQ May Lead to Increased Risk of Mental Illness

    I highly recommend this book as IQ is one of the main discussion points of the book & one of the main characters is essentially chronically depressed but very smart. It's been a good read so far (3/4s through it). https://www.amazon.com/Prometheus-Man-Ray-Faraday-Nelson/dp/0898651921
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    can only use real variable when dealing damage to an area?

    Setting variables depends on what you're doing ... if you're going to be using it more than once, then yes, set them :) If you only use it once, it might not be worth setting up a variable (unless it's simply for legibility). If you don't use it at all, don't bother :) Cheers!
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    Gaming Google DeepMind could invent the next generation of AI by playing Starcraft 2

    Given how well neural networking can teach an AI how to play, I think it's quite possible this will succeed.
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    Report Science confirms rich people don’t really notice you—or your problems

    This isn't limited to "rich people". There are people below you whether you recognize it or not, nor do you truly strive towards helping them with their problems, more likely than not.
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