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Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal - Cheap

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I am prepared to receive your flogging, cryptocurrency enthusiasts.


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The cost of cryptocurrency mining
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Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal - Yelling

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One of the negative consequences of widespread irreligion has been the loss of ability to properly tell off malfunctioning software.


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[$] Solid: a new way to handle data on the web

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The development of the web was a huge "sea change" in the history of the internet. The web is what brought the masses to this huge worldwide network—for good or ill. It is unlikely that Tim Berners-Lee foresaw all of that when he came up with HTTP and HTML as part of his work at CERN, but he has been in a prime spot to watch the web unfold since 1989. His latest project, Solid, is meant to allow users to claim authority over the personal data that they provide to various internet giants.

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Who Sends the First Text?

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I sort of wish my texting app showed the percentage next to each person, but also sort of don't want to know.
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I sort of wish my texting app showed the percentage next to each person, but also sort of don't want to know.
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I sort of wish my texting app showed the percentage next to each person, but also sort of don't want to know.

Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal - Problem

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You can't tell from the panel, but everyone is wearing beige shorts, white sneakers, and a fanny pack.


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How the Mercator Projection Distorts the True Sizes of Countries on Maps

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Data scientist Neil Kaye made this map to show how much the popular Mercator projection distorts the sizes of many countries, particularly those in the Northern Hemisphere.

Mercator Adjusted

The distortion in the animated version is even clearer. Key takeaway: Africa is *enormous*.

See also the true size of things on world maps.

True Size Map

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Low information students forgot that map distortion was taught in school.
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