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19 minutes ago · @nycsouthpawFuck this bullshit. This isn’t just an attack on birthright citizenship from a former highly placed Trump NSC official; it’s a broadside against due process and equal protection too.  https://wapo.st/2mrJZEz?tid=ss_tw&utm_term=.705580cc0c3a , @jbouienice that this white nationalist has a platform  https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/citizenship-shouldnt-be-a-birthright/2018/07/18/7d0e2998-8912-11e8-85ae-511bc1146b0b_story.html?tid=ss_tw&utm_term=.cba727a22cdb , @profmusgraveMake no mistake: Michael Anton is a fascist, this proposal is ludicrous, and any move toward this end would be the basis for a general strike  https://wapo.st/2mrJZEz?tid=ss_tw&utm_term=.06ae51354eef , @Carnage4LifeCrazy how fast a constitutional amendment so children of immigrants aren't citizens went from a hypothetical worst case tweet from @Noahpinion to a mainstream opinion. White nationalists pulling out all the stops given lowering birth rates among whites  https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.washingtonpost.com/amphtml/opinions/citizenship-shouldnt-be-a-birthright/2018/07/18/7d0e2998-8912-11e8-85ae-511bc1146b0b_story.html  and 1 others
Citizenship shouldn’t be a birthright

The Constitution’s guarantee of citizen status simply for being born here is a deliberate misreading.

Washington Post

Lauren Groff on Florida as a state of mind

The Gazette spoke with fiction writer and Radcliffe fellow Lauren Groff about subversive prose, mothers and children, and crafting a vivid sense of place.

Harvard Gazette

23 minutes ago · @Damien_CABADIStartup Thinks #Blockchain Can Help Fix the Media’s Business Woes WALL STREET JOURNAL  https://buff.ly/2Nr7nO3  #fintech #dlt #innovation @jblefevre60 @sebbourguignon @dinisguarda @sallyeaves @alvinfoo @Stevewal63 @seandotau @thomaspower @AntonioSelas @ArkangelScrap @gerald_bader , @sarthakghPerhaps I'm dumb but I don’t get how this solves any of the identified problems in any way to any extent. Curious to hear POVs to identify what I'm missing here.  https://www.wsj.com/articles/startup-thinks-blockchain-can-help-fix-the-medias-business-woes-1531918800 , @migueldeicazaPublic service announcement: the words “token”, “eventually” and “offering” indicate a scam.
@mediagazer:
Civil Media opens registration for an Aug. 13 offering of up to $32M in tokens that can eventually be used to support freelancers and news organizations (@BenMullin / Wall Street Journal)  https://www.wsj.com/articles/startup-thinks-blockchain-can-help-fix-the-medias-business-woes-1531918800   http://mediagazer.com/180718/p18#a180718p18 
, @coindeskA New York-based startup will sell its cryptocurrency in order to save journalism from tech giants like Google and Facebook, @WSJ reports. and 1 others
Startup Thinks Blockchain Can Help Fix the Media’s Business Woes

The company is trying to sell a maximum of $34 million in “tokens,” digital currency that its owners can use in a new online marketplace for media ventures being created by the company.

WSJ

29 minutes ago · @jasonkries"Facebook to Remove Misinformation That Leads to Violence" via NYT  https://ift.tt/2NsfslE  #tech, @nytimestechUnder the new rules, Facebook has said it will partner with local civil society groups to identify misinformation for removal. The new rules are already being implemented in Sri Lanka.  https://nyti.ms/2Nrep5n  and @sheerafFacebook has long banned posts w/direct calls for violence. New rules announced today finally address Facebook posts that don't directly call for violence, but inadvertently lead to it. (In short, what happened in Sri Lanka, Myanmar, and other countries)  https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/18/technology/facebook-to-remove-misinformation-that-leads-to-violence.html 
Facebook to Remove Misinformation That Leads to Violence

Critics say the company has not done enough to block false posts that have led to attacks in countries including Sri Lanka, Myanmar and India.

www.nytimes.com

41 minutes ago · @nytimesAfter an outcry, Mark Zuckerberg tries to clarify remarks about Holocaust deniers and other conspiracy theorists on Facebook  https://nyti.ms/2Nr5dxT  and @evankirstel"Mark Zuckerberg Tries to Clarify Remarks About Holocaust Deniers After Outcry" by KAREN ZRAICK via NYT
Mark Zuckerberg’s Holocaust Comments Cause Outcry

Facebook’s chief executive said Holocaust denial, false Sandy Hook claims and other conspiracy theories, however “deeply offensive,” were not enough to get barred.

www.nytimes.com

41 minutes ago · @LiYuan6So interesting that @fmanjoo quoted Alvin Toffler and “future shock.” Toffler's books were super popular in China in 1980s when China's current top leaders and mid-level bureaucrats were hungry to learn from the U.S.  https://nyti.ms/2NU4p5T 
How to Combat China’s Rise in Tech

The United States government once invested mightily to build the modern world. Now it has abdicated that role to a foreign rival.

www.nytimes.com

an hour ago · @nytopinionFaith in the American justice system and in our intelligence agencies cannot be collateral damage in a partisan grudge match, writes William Webster, a former head of the CIA and FBI.  https://nyti.ms/2utcXsc , @JohnKerryImportant words from a Republican statesman - the only American in history to serve as the Director of both the FBI and the CIA - I hope Congress listens.
@nytopinion:
Faith in the American justice system and in our intelligence agencies cannot be collateral damage in a partisan grudge match, writes William Webster, a former head of the CIA and FBI.  https://nyti.ms/2utcXsc 
, @MarkWarnerImportant, must-read op-ed from William Webster, FBI Director under Carter and Reagan, and CIA Director under Reagan and Bush.  https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/17/opinion/robert-mueller-william-webster-russia-trump.html , @SenWarrenTrump and his allies have attacked Special Counsel Mueller, the integrity of his investigation, and our own intelligence community. They should listen to William Webster – who directed the FBI & CIA under President Reagan – and let Mueller do his job.  https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/17/opinion/robert-mueller-william-webster-russia-trump.html  and 1 others
Let Robert Mueller Do His Job

Faith in the justice system and in our intelligence agencies cannot be collateral damage in a partisan grudge match.

www.nytimes.com

an hour ago · @thebafflermagThe Proud Boys are committed to protecting free speech, unless you are using your free speech to tell them to shut the fuck up, in which case, actually, um, free speech is very hurtful. 😢 😡  https://buff.ly/2JE4JCw , @lehmannchris.@DavidNeiwert reports from the gruesome frontlines of Portland's alt-right street actions for @thebafflermag.  https://thebaffler.com/latest/freedom-to-bash-heads-niewert  and @secondzeitA report from "free speech" rallies in the US. The writer, David Neiwert, is coming to @WORDChCh next month.
@thebafflermag:
The free speech platform is a smokescreen. Just ask Richard Spencer!  https://buff.ly/2JE4JCw 
Freedom to Bash Heads

Conservatives and moderates may wish to consider the lack of civility among Patriots and Proud Boys, as they wail about their freedom in Portland.

The Baffler

an hour ago · @MiriamElderFor the first time since it happened, State Dept didn’t put out a statement commemorating the downing of MH17, even though a statement, criticizing Russia, was drafted  https://foreignpolicy.com/2018/07/18/state-dept-mh17-ukraine-russia-netherlands-malaysian-airlines/ , @maddowState Department drafted a statement on this -- Foreign Policy obtained the draft -- but then apparently it got spiked after the Trump/Putin meeting. Who gave the order to spike it? And why?  https://foreignpolicy.com/2018/07/18/state-dept-mh17-ukraine-russia-netherlands-malaysian-airlines/  and @RobbieGramerState prepared a fiery statement rebuking Russia on the 4th anniversary of the downing of MH17 amid the Trump-Putin firestorm. The statement never went out. Here’s a draft copy. My latest scoop w/ @ak_mack  https://foreignpolicy.com/2018/07/18/state-dept-mh17-ukraine-russia-netherlands-malaysian-airlines/ 
State Department Silent on MH17 Anniversary Following Trump-Putin Firestorm

The department prepared to criticize Russia’s role in the 2014 downing of a civilian airliner over Ukraine, but the statement was never released.

Foreign Policy

an hour ago · @kpeeteeTook y'all long enough to come out with the tribal BS
@NigeriaNewsdesk:
Group: Alleged NYSC certificate forgery against finance minister, affront on Yoruba race  http://nnd.ng/Qc0KFQ  via @todayng pic.twitter.com/A48bNWXJMf
, @tonypoxAbegiiiiiiii
@NigeriaNewsdesk:
Group: Alleged NYSC certificate forgery against finance minister, affront on Yoruba race  http://nnd.ng/Qc0KFQ  via @todayng pic.twitter.com/A48bNWXJMf
, @Babypeng_What is this??
@NigeriaNewsdesk:
Group: Alleged NYSC certificate forgery against finance minister, affront on Yoruba race  http://nnd.ng/Qc0KFQ  via @todayng pic.twitter.com/A48bNWXJMf
, @LadeKaleYoruba race?
@NigeriaNewsdesk:
Group: Alleged NYSC certificate forgery against finance minister, affront on Yoruba race  http://nnd.ng/Qc0KFQ  via @todayng pic.twitter.com/A48bNWXJMf
and 3 others
Group: Alleged NYSC certificate forgery against finance minister, affront on Yoruba race

The Oduduwa Development Initiatives (ODI), has risen in defence of the minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, saying the alleged NYSC discharge certificate

TODAY.NG

an hour ago · @leimer“We have unwittingly accepted the paradigm that technology comes first, with people relegated to doing the actions that the machines cannot do. This requires people to act like machines, ever ready to take over when things go wrong.” , @SidebarIOWhy bad technology dominates our lives, according to Don Norman  https://ift.tt/2LrJLZ3  and @DavidBrin“We have unwittingly accepted the paradigm that technology comes first, with people relegated to doing the actions that the machines cannot do. This requires people to act like machines, ever ready to take over when things go wrong.”-@jnd1er @DesignLabUCSD  https://www.fastcompany.com/90202172/why-bad-technology-dominates-our-lives-according-to-don-norman 
Why bad technology dominates our lives, according to Don Norman

“We are serving the wrong masters.”

Fast Company

an hour ago · @OmarSShakirWest Bank Population: 12% Israeli Jewish Settler, 88% Palestinian State Land Allocation by Israel: 99.76% Settler, 0.24% Palestinian This is what entrenched, two-tiered discriminatory regime looks like. No other explanation. Settlements also war crimes.  https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/17/world/middleeast/west-bank-public-land-israel-palestinians.html , @codepinkOnly 0.24 % of the land has been earmarked for the use of Palestinians. Palestinians make up about 88% of the West Bank’s population.  https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/17/world/middleeast/west-bank-public-land-israel-palestinians.html , @OmarBaddarWhat apartheid?  https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/17/world/middleeast/west-bank-public-land-israel-palestinians.html , @KenRothIsrael's strategy: seize occupied West Bank land, declare it "public," give 99.7% of it to Israelis to build illegal settlements. And Trump gives them a green light for more. and 2 others
In West Bank, 99.7% of Public Land Grants by Israel Go to Settlers

Official data from a freedom of information request shows under 1 percent of Israel’s allocations of state land in the territory are for Palestinian use.

www.nytimes.com

2 hours ago · @charles_kinbotetrying not 2 hold grudges but the anti Bernie people who yelled at me throughout 2016 really loved to act like the Democratic party just happily accepts progressive challengers!!!!!!
@BuzzFeedBen:
Big political story from @rubycramer: Democratic establishment is shutting down caucus process to block progressive insurgents  https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/rubycramer/caucuses-primaries-democrats-unity-commission 
, @neeratandenDumb headline and tweet not backed up by any facts. People are concerned that caucuses are undemocratic. That is what is motivating this.
@BuzzFeedBen:
Big political story from @rubycramer: Democratic establishment is shutting down caucus process to block progressive insurgents  https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/rubycramer/caucuses-primaries-democrats-unity-commission 
, @T_FisherKingThank god Caucuses are undemocratic and hugely repressive to minorities, elderly, disabled & working poor who don't have authors privilege that'd enable them to take huge swaths of day off to turn caucus into #BERNFEST
@rubycramer:
Since 1988, Democrats have held caucuses in no fewer than 14 states. 2020 could see as few as just seven -- down by half from 2016.  https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/rubycramer/caucuses-primaries-democrats-unity-commission 
and @JJManringIn other words, highly motivated people from seven states who live in their parent’s’ basements will have to figure out another way to amuse themselves? 🤔
@rubycramer:
Since 1988, Democrats have held caucuses in no fewer than 14 states. 2020 could see as few as just seven -- down by half from 2016.  https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/rubycramer/caucuses-primaries-democrats-unity-commission 
Democrats Make Significant Cut To Caucus States

By next year, Democrats could see the number of caucus states cut in half — a potential blow to insurgent candidates ahead of the next presidential election.

BuzzFeed

2 hours ago · @YemieFASHThese people are doing themselves, they should continue playing ludo with their destiny, Dino Melaye and Yahaya Bello can not be poor again in their live, their children will have access to the best education. These stupid people should continue burning schools.
@DailyPostNGR:
BREAKING: Hoodlums burn down 2 schools to be commissioned by Dino Melaye in Kogi  http://dailypost.ng/2018/07/18/breaking-hoodlums-burn-2-schools-commissioned-dino-melaye-kogi/  pic.twitter.com/glkEkxFiMl
, @nigeriasbestPeople are being encouraged to burn down schools? Yahaya Bello is an odious fellow....
@DailyPostNGR:
BREAKING: Hoodlums burn down 2 schools to be commissioned by Dino Melaye in Kogi  http://dailypost.ng/2018/07/18/breaking-hoodlums-burn-2-schools-commissioned-dino-melaye-kogi/  pic.twitter.com/glkEkxFiMl
and @1azunnaOne moment you think there's hope for this country, next moment you see something like this.
@DailyPostNGR:
BREAKING: Hoodlums burn down 2 schools to be commissioned by Dino Melaye in Kogi  http://dailypost.ng/2018/07/18/breaking-hoodlums-burn-2-schools-commissioned-dino-melaye-kogi/  pic.twitter.com/glkEkxFiMl
BREAKING: Hoodlums burn down 2 schools to be commissioned by Dino Melaye in Kogi

The Government Girls Secondary School, Sarkin Noma and Lokongoma Secondary School in Lokoja LGA which were due for commissioning this morning have been raz

Daily Post Nigeria

2 hours ago · @sanch9607The inserted projects under MINILS include construction of a road that leads to Mr Hembe’s personal house in Makurdi, Benue State at N95 million. The road, popularly known as Nyor Hembe Road was disguised in the budget as North-H Road toavoid suspicion  https://www.premiumtimesng.com/news/headlines/276945-ex-lawmaker-sacked-in-2017-influenced-n800m-projects-in-2018-budget.html , @GbenroAdegbolaHow ex-lawmaker sacked in 2017 influenced N800m projects in 2018 budget  https://www.premiumtimesng.com/news/headlines/276945-ex-lawmaker-sacked-in-2017-influenced-n800m-projects-in-2018-budget.html#.W0-J8_Vu3hc.twitter , @amasonicLadies and gentlemen, this is how corruption is done in the legislature.  https://www.premiumtimesng.com/news/headlines/276945-ex-lawmaker-sacked-in-2017-influenced-n800m-projects-in-2018-budget.html  and @UdemeNG
How ex-lawmaker sacked in 2017 influenced N800m projects in 2018 budget

The lawmaker is a close associate of House Speaker Yakubu Dogara. The multi-million naira insertions in the budget, however, add to the controversies surrounding Mr Hembe since his sack by the Supreme...

Premium Times Nigeria

2 hours ago · @newsycombinatorTimeline of the far future  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timeline_of_the_far_future , @hackernewsbotTimeline of the far future  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timeline_of_the_far_future , @jlongsterHave fun in 50,000 years @holman (from and @samim"2 million years is the estimated time for the recovery of coral reef ecosystems from human-caused ocean acidification; a similar time was taken for the recovery of marine ecosystems after the acidification event that occurred about 65 million years ago" (
Timeline of the far future

en.wikipedia.org

3 hours ago · @NYMagFacebook’s gestures toward “free speech” make it sound like a liberal democracy. But where are its checks and balances? @max_read on what a constitution would do for the company  https://nym.ag/2L452vQ , @max_readfacebook's "free speech" problem is that it pretends to be a liberal democracy when everyone can tell that it's a dictatorship. so maybe what it needs... is a constitution??  http://nymag.com/selectall/2018/07/does-facebook-need-a-constitution.html , @jwherrmanthis is a great description of the sham-state problem facebook has both invited and sort of backed itself into and @CaseyNewton“At the very least, setting ‘banning’ aside, it seems less than ideal to allow a publication like [Infowars] to represent itself on Facebook as a ‘News & Media Website.’”
@max_read:
facebook's "free speech" problem is that it pretends to be a liberal democracy when everyone can tell that it's a dictatorship. so maybe what it needs... is a constitution??  http://nymag.com/selectall/2018/07/does-facebook-need-a-constitution.html 
Does Facebook Need a Constitution?

With Mark Zuckerberg saying he wouldn’t ban Holocaust deniers or Infowars, Facebook sounds like a liberal democracy. But it has no accountability, transparency, checks and balances, or constitution.

Select All

3 hours ago · @senisulymanCairo, here we come. Andela opens applications for senior developers in Cairo. Note: this is *not* the Andela Fellowship/Technical Leadership Porgam. Details here -  https://andela.com/insights/calling-all-cairo-developers/ 
@Andela_Cairo:
We are excited to officially announce @Andela recruitment for Senior Developers in Cairo! Senior Developers serve as team leads for Andela’s partner companies around the world and help high-growth tech companies scale. Read more on our SDs here.  https://andela.com/insights/calling-all-cairo-developers/ 
, @Andela_NigeriaWe have officially launched recruitment of Senior Software Developers (SSDs) in Cairo, Egypt. SSDs serve as team leads for Andela’s partner companies around the world, helping high-growth tech companies scale. 🚀 Learn more here:  https://andela.com/insights/calling-all-cairo-developers/  #ThisIsAndela
@Andela_Cairo:
We are excited to officially announce @Andela recruitment for Senior Developers in Cairo! Senior Developers serve as team leads for Andela’s partner companies around the world and help high-growth tech companies scale. Read more on our SDs here.  https://andela.com/insights/calling-all-cairo-developers/ 
, @idrisayobelloOfficially welcoming @Andela to Cairo, Egypt. . Ahlan wa sahlan. Staying true to our belief that Brilliance is universally distributed. #ThisIsAfrica.
@Andela_Cairo:
We are excited to officially announce @Andela recruitment for Senior Developers in Cairo! Senior Developers serve as team leads for Andela’s partner companies around the world and help high-growth tech companies scale. Read more on our SDs here.  https://andela.com/insights/calling-all-cairo-developers/ 
and @Andela_CairoWe are excited to officially announce @Andela recruitment for Senior Developers in Cairo! Senior Developers serve as team leads for Andela’s partner companies around the world and help high-growth tech companies scale. Read more on our SDs here.  https://andela.com/insights/calling-all-cairo-developers/ 
Andela Launches Senior Developer Recruitment In Cairo

Today, Andela is launching recruitment for Senior Developers in Cairo as we continue to invest in building an elite, pan-African tech workforce. Senior Developers serve as team leads for Andela’s part...

Andela

What Was Maria Butina Doing at the National Prayer Breakfast?

America’s Christian nationalists have been finding common cause with the Russian government for a while now.

www.nytimes.com

3 hours ago · @TunjiAndrewsWha.......What?😳
@thesignalng:
.@HMKemiAdeosun: NYSC Forgery Scandal an Attack on Yoruba Race - ODI  http://www.signalng.com/133195  pic.twitter.com/DFqWOn0Y9k
, @AfrikaAnalystIt's a mistake to accept to publish propaganda pieces like this one.
@thesignalng:
.@HMKemiAdeosun: NYSC Forgery Scandal an Attack on Yoruba Race - ODI  http://www.signalng.com/133195  pic.twitter.com/DFqWOn0Y9k
, @KingDavidJasperLol
@thesignalng:
.@HMKemiAdeosun: NYSC Forgery Scandal an Attack on Yoruba Race - ODI  http://www.signalng.com/133195  pic.twitter.com/DFqWOn0Y9k
, @akosdahthirdI am yoruba;this is nonsense
@thesignalng:
.@HMKemiAdeosun: NYSC Forgery Scandal an Attack on Yoruba Race - ODI  http://www.signalng.com/133195  pic.twitter.com/DFqWOn0Y9k
and 33 others
Adeosun: NYSC Forgery Scandal an Attack on Yoruba Race

A social cultural group christened Oduduwa Development Initiatives (ODI), has said the alleged forgery of the National Youth Service Corps certificate..

SIGNAL

3 hours ago · @ericsundynoisey is a very special place and I love everyone who I'm lucky enough to work with everyday. this list is a pretty good example of why.  https://noisey.vice.com/en_us/article/gy3qe4/40-essential-albums-you-probably-missed-so-far-in-2018 , @NoiseyMusicYou’re welcome. Now get to listening.  https://noisey.vice.com/en_us/article/gy3qe4/40-essential-albums-you-probably-missed-so-far-in-2018  and @danozzii kicked in a few good albums that i thought didn't get enough attention this year for this list. can't vouch for the rest. probly suck ass tbh  https://noisey.vice.com/en_us/article/gy3qe4/40-essential-albums-you-probably-missed-so-far-in-2018 
40 Essential Albums You Probably Missed So Far in 2018

The first half of 2018 delivered some incredible music. Check out what might've slipped under your radar.

Noisey

3 hours ago · @dodaistewart"high-profile editor-in-chief said her publishing house gave her a car service plus two car leases (she typically got a BMW or Audi) and spots in a Manhattan parking garage — in addition to a hefty salary and performance bonuses."  https://nypost.com/2018/07/14/inside-the-lavish-perks-magazine-editors-once-enjoyed/ , @andygreenwaldYeah look this is cool and all but in the late '90s SPIN always had a six-pack of Amstel Light in the fridge.  https://nypost.com/2018/07/14/inside-the-lavish-perks-magazine-editors-once-enjoyed/  and @mehpatrolI can never get enough stories from The Olde (Fancy, Bloated) Days of Magazine Publishing 💸  https://nypost.com/2018/07/14/inside-the-lavish-perks-magazine-editors-once-enjoyed/ 
Condé Nast editors once got seriously amazing perks

With the flush days of glossies going down the drain, so too are editors’ cushy perks. While Anna Wintour, the top editor of Vogue, still revels in the subsidized luxe life — including, reportedly, da...

New York Post

3 hours ago · @tuhins@republic @ArnabOffice @BhatSakal @DeeptiSachdeva_ @AdityaRajKaul @premasridevi @rajeev_mp Consider this a badge of honour. You guys must be doing something right to be sued by India’s most corrupt son in law.  http://www.opindia.com/2018/07/exclusive-robert-vadra-sues-arnab-goswami-and-prema-sridevi/ , @AdityaRajKaulExclusive: Sonia Gandhi’s son-in-law Robert Vadra sues @republic TV’s Arnab Goswami and Prema Sridevi  http://www.opindia.com/2018/07/exclusive-robert-vadra-sues-arnab-goswami-and-prema-sridevi/  and @KanchanGuptaExclusive : Robert Vadra sends legal notice to Arnab Goswami and Prema Sridevi of @republic for exposing his massive income tax fiddle on Manmohan Singh's watch. Go for the jugular, Arnab, this is your moment.  https://wp.me/p5pHpP-tSY 
Robert Vadra sues Arnab Goswami and Prema Sridevi

The story is still developing and we will update it with developments.

OpIndia.com

3 hours ago · @emilynussbaumAnother sickening story about online radicalization that starts with GG: https://t.co/KTyDm10C6e , @alyssabereznakenjoying the new buzzfeed news redesign, especially the compelling lead story by @Bernstein it launched with  https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/josephbernstein/lane-davis-ralph-retort-seattle4truth-alt-right?utm_term=.fnbQrD9A9 , @cwarzel“You have to kill your empathy when you do this shit." A stunning section in @Bernstein's story that illustrates the philosophy of the internet's underbelly/shock jocks better than anything I've read before. It's a game. Until it isn't. , @anildashThose angry dudes spouting awful conspiracy theories while ranting about "SJWs"? Sometimes they murder their fathers after being radicalized by the same mainstream alt-right leaders that media can't stop fawning over.  https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/josephbernstein/lane-davis-ralph-retort-seattle4truth-alt-right  and 2 others
The Radicalization Of Lane Davis

Lane Davis was a far-right, pro-Trump media figure looking for his big break. Then he stabbed his father to death.

BuzzFeed

3 hours ago · @OfficialAPCNgProudly Nigerian!
@thesignalng:
Nigeria Unveils Name and Logo for National Carrier, Calls It 'Nigeria Air'  http://www.signalng.com/133191  pic.twitter.com/Tw6OrlMfG9
, @iamkashprinceThe Nigeria Air logo has an interesting design concept, it is both a ribbon and a eagle but what about the fleets of plane asking for a friend 🤔🤔#NigeriaAir
@thesignalng:
Nigeria Unveils Name and Logo for National Carrier, Calls It 'Nigeria Air'  http://www.signalng.com/133191  pic.twitter.com/Tw6OrlMfG9
, @thesignalngNigeria Unveils Name and Logo for National Carrier, Calls It 'Nigeria Air' , @PaulUthoUnveiling a logo & name without an aircraft is like celebrating the Ogoni clean up without anything on site. You know how that went!
@thesignalng:
Nigeria Unveils Name and Logo for National Carrier, Calls It 'Nigeria Air'  http://www.signalng.com/133191  pic.twitter.com/Tw6OrlMfG9
and 2 others
Nigeria Unveils Name and Logo for National Carrier, Calls It 'Nigeria Air'

Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika on Wednesday unveiled the name of Nigeria’s national carrier, as well as the..

SIGNAL

3 hours ago · @stmichael2399@AIT_Online Unveils @osasuigbinedion and @MrFixNigeria on 'The Weekend' , @DejiAdesoganNow @MrFixNigeria again.... Accept my best wishes bro. Another weekend menu is here on AIT.
@thesignalng:
.@AIT_Online Unveils @osasuigbinedion and @MrFixNigeria on ‘The Weekend’  http://www.signalng.com/133200  pic.twitter.com/Yde5FBjlFN
, @o2xerxesNice one @MrFixNigeria. Looking forward to it full throttle.
@thesignalng:
.@AIT_Online Unveils @osasuigbinedion and @MrFixNigeria on ‘The Weekend’  http://www.signalng.com/133200  pic.twitter.com/Yde5FBjlFN
, @TweetNaijaBlogStay winning boss @MrFixNigeria 🔥
@thesignalng:
.@AIT_Online Unveils @osasuigbinedion and @MrFixNigeria on ‘The Weekend’  http://www.signalng.com/133200  pic.twitter.com/Yde5FBjlFN
and 3 others
AIT Unveils Osasu Igbinedion and Ohimai Amaize on ‘The Weekend’

Africa Independent Television (AIT) is set to unveil ‘The Weekend’ – a brand new mega TV show anchored by two..

SIGNAL

4 hours ago · @matScoop: American Conservatives played a hidden role in the Macedonian fake news boom, and the origins and operation of the cluster fake news sites in Macedonia is now the focus of two investigations by European intelligence agencies and the FBI.    https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/craigsilverman/american-conservatives-fake-news-macedonia-paris-wade-libert , @iA“An investigation reveals that the fake news sites that flourished in Macedonia in 2016 weren’t just the work of local teens”  https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/craigsilverman/american-conservatives-fake-news-macedonia-paris-wade-libert , @DGisSERIOUSTrue story, I wrote to facebook because he had a facebook page up as "The Real Danny Gold." They pulled his page for 12 hours and then it came back verified.
@DGisSERIOUS:
Fake News journalist Ben Goldman, who used the alias "Danny Gold" to peddle conspiracy theories and pro Trump nonsense (and really pissed me off), is under investigation now:  https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/craigsilverman/american-conservatives-fake-news-macedonia-paris-wade-libert 
, @CraigSilvermanExclusive: A @BuzzFeedNews and @OCCRP investigation reveals American Conservatives worked with the founder of the first so-called fake news site in Macedonia. One of these Americans is now running for office. Story and thread:  https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/craigsilverman/american-conservatives-fake-news-macedonia-paris-wade-libert  and 2 others
American Conservatives Played A Secret Role In The Macedonian Fake News Boom Ahead Of 2016

An investigation reveals that the fake news sites that flourished in Macedonia in 2016 weren’t just the work of local teens — and that security agencies are probing possible connections to Russia.

BuzzFeed

4 hours ago · @SwatiGauriFresh off of meeting with Putin, Trump again questions NATO commitments:  https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2018/07/trump-montenegro/565475/  and @mimbsy“They may get aggressive, and, congratulations, you’re in World War III."  https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2018/07/trump-montenegro/565475/ 
Trump Goes After Montenegro

In remarks criticizing NATO, the president called the Balkan state “a tiny country” with “very aggressive people.”

The Atlantic

4 hours ago · @svkphamAnd we’re back! Register for @startupschool 2018, @ycombinator's free online, 10-week course. Plus, we're giving $10,000 in equity-free funding to promising companies that join and complete the course.  https://blog.ycombinator.com/announcing-startup-school-2018/ , @digitaloceanSo happy to support the next era of founders 🙌💙 #itshatchening
@ycombinator:
Announcing Startup School 2018:  http://ow.ly/B8nd30l0ysN 
, @ericmigiThis is a fantastic *free* program for early stage start-up founders. If that is you, you should consider doing it. There's no downside, only opportunity.
@nolimits:
Starting (or thinking of starting) a startup? Register for Startup School 2018, @ycombinator's free online, 10-week course. Plus, we're giving $10,000 in equity-free funding to promising companies that join and complete the course.  https://blog.ycombinator.com/announcing-startup-school-2018/ 
, @gustafWe're announcing Startup School 2018. Learn how to start a startup and apply to receive a $10K grant from @ycombinator (no equity)  https://blog.ycombinator.com/announcing-startup-school-2018/  and 4 others
Announcing Startup School 2018

Y Combinator

4 hours ago · @AnthonyNMorgan https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/toronto/article-what-good-data-mean-for-black-youth-in-foster-care/ , @balkissoonMy column today is, coincidentally, about black youth in foster care, and how race-based data can make their lives better.  https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/toronto/article-what-good-data-mean-for-black-youth-in-foster-care/  and @ystvnsThe sharing of this data regarding child welfare and children of colour – specifically black kids in care — is sure to be of interest to folks like @arisha_khan1 and @pwrd_by_data
@balkissoon:
My column today is, coincidentally, about black youth in foster care, and how race-based data can make their lives better.  https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/toronto/article-what-good-data-mean-for-black-youth-in-foster-care/ 
What good data mean for black youth in foster care

It wasn’t until 2015, when the Toronto Children’s Aid Society released race-based data of the children in its care, that those who work in child welfare began taking the issues faced by black youth in...

The Globe and Mail

4 hours ago · @frynaomifryI wrote about my obsession with Beth Stern’s cats  https://www.newyorker.com/culture/rabbit-holes/the-storybook-pleasures-of-beth-sterns-cat-foster-home , @lenadunhamThis is an actual dream
@frynaomifry:
I wrote about my obsession with Beth Stern’s cats  https://www.newyorker.com/culture/rabbit-holes/the-storybook-pleasures-of-beth-sterns-cat-foster-home 
, @claire_mcnearhonestly, same and @NewYorkerBeth Stern, in documenting her cat-fostering efforts, and also the lives of her own menagerie, offers the pleasure of observing these cats as they become round characters:
The Storybook Pleasures of Beth Stern’s Cat Foster Home

Naomi Fry on the longtime animal-rights advocate Beth Stern’s Instagram account, on which she documents her cat-rescue work and foster cats and kittens.

The New Yorker

4 hours ago · @OukwuaniNow this I can get behind. They should do the logo unveiling at Transcorp Hilton before the end of the year.
@emeka_okafor:
#Nigeria to encourage private firms to build 850 mini-grids with $330 million from the WB.  https://econ.st/2LvMEbw  @asemota @EmekaOkoye @Oukwuani @ijele5000
, @cchukudebeluYou can't solve Nigeria's electricity problem with $330 million. This will also "enter voice mail", like Akon's "Power Up Africa". When we're serious about electricity in Nigeria, we'll do what Ethiopia or Cote d'Ivoire are doing.
@emeka_okafor:
#Nigeria to encourage private firms to build 850 mini-grids with $330 million from the WB.  https://econ.st/2LvMEbw  @asemota @EmekaOkoye @Oukwuani @ijele5000
and @emeka_okafor#Nigeria to encourage private firms to build 850 mini-grids with $330 million from the WB.  https://econ.st/2LvMEbw  @asemota @EmekaOkoye @Oukwuani @ijele5000
Mini-grids could be a boon to poor people in Africa and Asia

A FORESTED village in Jharkhand state, eastern India, Narotoli is home mainly to adherents of Sarna, a nature-worshipping tribal religion. In more ways than one, it has long been off-grid. Drive past ...

The Economist

4 hours ago · @david_connReport on Wembley hearing today, @GNev2 saying Premier League clubs should give £70m more to grass roots rather than FA selling Wembley. FA & sports minister effectively saying that isn’t going to happen ...
@guardian_sport:
Gary Neville condemns ‘ridiculous’ FA plans to sell Wembley to Fulham owner @david_conn  https://www.theguardian.com/football/2018/jul/18/gary-neville-condemns-ridiculous-fa-plans-to-sell-wembley-to-fulham-owner?CMP=share_btn_tw 
, @guardian_sportGary Neville condemns ‘ridiculous’ FA plans to sell Wembley to Fulham owner @david_conn  https://www.theguardian.com/football/2018/jul/18/gary-neville-condemns-ridiculous-fa-plans-to-sell-wembley-to-fulham-owner?CMP=share_btn_tw  and @guardianGary Neville condemns ‘ridiculous’ FA plans to sell Wembley to Fulham owner  https://trib.al/ZTrnh8d 
Gary Neville condemns ‘ridiculous’ FA plans to sell Wembley to Fulham owner

Premier League clubs and levy on agents’ fees can easily fund grassroots football says the former England defender

Guardian

4 hours ago · @michihuertaOtro trabajo deslumbrante de @LaFamiliaFilm con materiales excepcionales y completísimos sobre una obra maestra que aúna entretenimiento y profundidad. No se lo pierdan.
@LaFamiliaFilm:
Here's to the 59th anniversary of Alfred Hitchcock’s NORTH BY NORTHWEST, quite possibly the most entertaining Hitch ever. Read on 👉  https://cinephiliabeyond.org/north-by-northwest-quite-possibly-the-most-entertaining-hitchcock-ever/  pic.twitter.com/ybKnouVsd6
, @LaFamiliaFilmHere's to the 59th anniversary of Alfred Hitchcock’s NORTH BY NORTHWEST, quite possibly the most entertaining Hitch ever. Read on 👉 and @ADiaz456prob my fave hitchcock movie
@LaFamiliaFilm:
Here's to the 59th anniversary of Alfred Hitchcock’s NORTH BY NORTHWEST, quite possibly the most entertaining Hitch ever. Read on 👉  https://cinephiliabeyond.org/north-by-northwest-quite-possibly-the-most-entertaining-hitchcock-ever/  pic.twitter.com/ybKnouVsd6
Quite Possibly the Most Entertaining Hitchcock Ever • Cinephilia & Beyond

North by Northwest is painlessly easy to find pleasure in

Cinephilia & Beyond

4 hours ago · @AlanaSemuelsTime for a mid-day break. Why not read this @edyong209 piece about crows that have sex with their dead?  https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2018/07/crow-necrophilia/565442/ , @mediadissectorThis piece on crow necrophilia is surprisingly fascinating  https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2018/07/crow-necrophilia/565442/ , @sophieGGThere are no words for how much of a national treasure @edyong209 is and @edyong209“What better people to have this happen to than a couple of scientists,” @corvidresearch told me. “We can go forth and science.”  https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2018/07/crow-necrophilia/565442/ 
Crows Sometimes Have Sex With Their Dead

It can get aggressive.

The Atlantic

4 hours ago · @JoyceOdukoyaThey've started with the lies again. Buhari has an Igbo CSO. Elections are upon us...
@nicholasibekwe:
Here I caught Joe Igbokwe doing what propagandists do. Lol! || APC chieftain caught spreading fake news on Facebook  https://www.premiumtimesng.com/news/headlines/276924-apc-chieftain-caught-spreading-fake-news-on-facebook.html 
, @wildeyeqI love how you guys always come with receipts 😄
@PremiumTimesng:
APC chieftain caught spreading fake news on Facebook  https://goo.gl/4q3ZyC 
, @sunnywinehousseJoe Igbokwe is nothing but one of those top Lagos owners’ slave. His life politically has never gotten nothing to do with decency. Dignity is another alien to him.
@PremiumTimesng:
APC chieftain caught spreading fake news on Facebook  https://goo.gl/4q3ZyC 
and @nicholasibekweHere I caught Joe Igbokwe doing what propagandists do. Lol! || APC chieftain caught spreading fake news on Facebook  https://www.premiumtimesng.com/news/headlines/276924-apc-chieftain-caught-spreading-fake-news-on-facebook.html 
APC chieftain caught spreading fake news on Facebook

The news comes as the APC-led government says it is combating fake news in the country.

Premium Times Nigeria

5 hours ago · @MikeElganIs it "extra virgin" olive oil? #dadjoke
@washingtonpost:
A Virgin Mary statue has been "weeping" olive oil. Church leaders can’t explain it.  https://wapo.st/2uvpBXK 
, @madmanwebNow that is literally extra virgin olive oil.
@washingtonpost:
A Virgin Mary statue has been "weeping" olive oil. Church leaders can’t explain it.  https://wapo.st/2uvpBXK 
and @je_mc2Mary has more than enough reasons to weep if we're being honest.
@washingtonpost:
A Virgin Mary statue has been "weeping" olive oil. Church leaders can’t explain it.  https://wapo.st/2uvpBXK 
A Virgin Mary statue has been ‘weeping’ olive oil. Church leaders can’t explain it.

How it’s happening is only part of the question for a New Mexico church experiencing an influx of people who want to believe in it.

Washington Post

5 hours ago · @theinterceptWhat we learned about Russian and U.S. spycraft from Mueller’s indictment of hackers  https://interc.pt/2L6sadf  by @micahflee, @ryantateOur technologist @micahflee went through the Mueller indictment and extracted as much information as he could about how we're spying on the Russians and vice versa, eye opening:  https://theintercept.com/2018/07/18/mueller-indictment-russian-hackers/ , @micahfleeWhat we learned about Russian and U.S. spycraft from Mueller’s indictment of hackers  https://theintercept.com/2018/07/18/mueller-indictment-russian-hackers/  and @MazMHussain"While the indictment only describes the U.S. government’s charges in this case, the specific technical evidence presented is compelling and paints by far the most detailed and plausible picture yet of what exactly occurred in 2016."  https://theintercept.com/2018/07/18/mueller-indictment-russian-hackers/ 
What We Learned About Russian and U.S. Spycraft From Mueller’s Indictment of Hackers

The indictment contains a surprising amount of technical information about alleged Russian cyberattacks during the 2016 elections — by far the most detailed and plausible picture yet of what exactly o...

The Intercept

5 hours ago · @elektrotalfuck right off
@nytimes:
"Simpsons" creator Matt Groening: "I think particularly right now, people feel so aggrieved and crazed and powerless that they're picking the wrong battles."  https://nyti.ms/2L2KEeo 
, @tressiemcphdMy dude no.
@nytimes:
"Simpsons" creator Matt Groening: "I think particularly right now, people feel so aggrieved and crazed and powerless that they're picking the wrong battles."  https://nyti.ms/2L2KEeo 
and @BWheelerglobeFor my interview, Netflix stipulated that I not ask Groening about Apu controversy. I asked Netflix, "Is Matt declining to comment on Apu?" They declined to answer that, so I went ahead and asked Matt about Apu. Netflix halted the interview immediately and disconnected the call.
@nytimes:
"Simpsons" creator Matt Groening: "I think particularly right now, people feel so aggrieved and crazed and powerless that they're picking the wrong battles."  https://nyti.ms/2L2KEeo 
‘Simpsons’ Creator Matt Groening Says Debate Around Apu Is ‘Tainted’

Amid discussion about whether Apu is an Indian stereotype, Mr. Groening shares his feelings about the character and explains why the criticism caught him off guard.

www.nytimes.com

5 hours ago · @who_is_praiseWhat is that logo 🤦🏽‍♂️🤦🏽‍♂️??
@todayng:
Federal government unveils name of national carrier, logo  http://tdy.ng/QbzXzj  pic.twitter.com/jmJ8NweMW0
, @NigeriaNewsdeskFederal government unveils name of national carrier, logo and @todayngFederal government unveils name of national carrier, logo
Federal government unveils name of national carrier, logo

Nigeria on Wednesday unveiled the name of the nation's carrier, as well as the logo at the Farnborough International Airshow in London.

TODAY.NG

5 hours ago · @hunterwalkMummy/Popovich 2020
@mysteriousuniv:
Egypt Will Open Giant Black Mystery Sarcophagus Despite Warnings -  http://bit.ly/2zOEsl8  pic.twitter.com/l5F2jkahB9
, @mysteriousunivEgypt Will Open Giant Black Mystery Sarcophagus Despite Warnings - and @MichaelOhikuIsn’t there a film series on why this is probably a bad idea?
@mysteriousuniv:
Egypt Will Open Giant Black Mystery Sarcophagus Despite Warnings -  http://bit.ly/2zOEsl8  pic.twitter.com/l5F2jkahB9
Egypt Will Open Giant Black Mystery Sarcophagus Despite Warnings

Let's take a step back for a second: why would you bury something underneath a 15-ton slab of black marble unless you really, really want it to stay there?

Mysterious Universe

5 hours ago · @WilDonnellyThe only guy to ever bankrupt 4 casinos might just be broke. No wonder he doesn't want us to see his taxes. He can't even afford to pay property taxes on his money-losing golf courses. I hear Putin has a few billion set aside. Maybe he can get a deal when Trump bankrupts the US.
@Fahrenthold:
NEW: @realDonaldTrump’s biz missed deadlines to pay property tax in 5 states, incurring $61K penalties/extra costs.  https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/its-just-not-wise-in-past-year-trumps-company-repeatedly-paid-property-taxes-late/2018/07/17/3ee0dcc0-8600-11e8-8f6c-46cb43e3f306_story.html 
, @washingtonpost"It’s just not wise." In past year, Trump’s company repeatedly paid property taxes late.  https://wapo.st/2L7PjvX  and @FahrentholdNEW: @realDonaldTrump’s biz missed deadlines to pay property tax in 5 states, incurring $61K penalties/extra costs.  https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/its-just-not-wise-in-past-year-trumps-company-repeatedly-paid-property-taxes-late/2018/07/17/3ee0dcc0-8600-11e8-8f6c-46cb43e3f306_story.html 
‘It’s just not wise.’ In past year, Trump’s company repeatedly paid property taxes late.

The Washington Post looked at more than 500 individual tax parcels owned by the Trump Organization.

Washington Post

5 hours ago · @GrahamDavidADon't fall for happy endings  https://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2018/07/the-problem-with-happy-endings/565388/?utm_source=feed , @TheAtlanticThe happy ending, @megangarber argues, offers the easy assurance of false closure:  http://on.theatln.tc/x7BMbwN , @megangarberI've been thinking about the recent news cycle and its series of extremely preventable tragedies—and about all the ways we've come up with to give ourselves permission to ignore and absolve and otherwise look away. Here, I think, is one of those ways:  https://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2018/07/the-problem-with-happy-endings/565388/  and @ibogostRead @megangarber and feel the long, slow descent of your body trying to catch up with your gut.  https://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2018/07/the-problem-with-happy-endings/565388/ 
The Problem With Happy Endings

From tidy stories of reunited migrant families to #PlaneBae, Americans’ bias toward optimism is a wonderful thing—until it’s not.

The Atlantic

6 hours ago · @JewishCurrentsA conversation between @LaurenGolden__ and @keithgessen about the latter's new novel, socialism, Jews, Russia, and the political disease of “memory.”  https://jewishcurrents.org/conversation/the-best-argument-for-socialism , @DavidKlionTwo of my favorite people, ⁦@LaurenGolden__⁩ and ⁦@keithgessen⁩, in conversation in one of my favorite publications, ⁦@JewishCurrents⁩. And the entire conversation is me-bait.  https://jewishcurrents.org/conversation/the-best-argument-for-socialism/ , @keithgessenI talked with Lauren Goldenberg @LaurenGolden__ for the radical new magazine @JewishCurrents about Russia, socialism, and, yes, Jews.  https://jewishcurrents.org/conversation/the-best-argument-for-socialism  and @LaurenGolden__Hello! Good morning! Attention please! @keithgessen has written a great novel called #ATerribleCountry and @JewishCurrents let me ask him a bunch of questions about grandmothers, Jews, Russia, socialism, and more - read it here:  https://jewishcurrents.org/conversation/the-best-argument-for-socialism/ 
The Best Argument for Socialism

An interview with Keith Gessen about his new novel, "A Terrible Country."

Jewish Currents

6 hours ago · @BrennanMLI once was teaching a class with some extreme vegans in it. My direction: Start your persuasive essay with the argument that the general reader is most likely to agree with, then move from there. Extreme Vegan first argument: ANYONE WHO EATS MEAT IS LITERALLY HITLER. Me: *sigh*
@NPR:
French butchers say they're under threat from militant vegans.  https://n.pr/2uufbI2 
, @nahmiasFrench Butchers Ask For Protection After Threats From Violent Vegans  https://n.pr/2NG1hKG , @DoubleEphSmh
@NPR:
French butchers say they're under threat from militant vegans.  https://n.pr/2uufbI2 
and @NPRFrench butchers say they're under threat from militant vegans.  https://n.pr/2uufbI2 
French Butchers Ask For Protection After Vegans Blamed For Vandalism

Butchers are an integral part of French life, and are known for carefully sourcing their meat. But now some are being targeted by extreme vegans who use vandalism to draw attention to their cause.

NPR.org

6 hours ago · @mediazzzonaЗадержанных за экстремизм в Туле оказалось не 20, а 2: лидер «Партизанской правды партизанов» Алексей Меняйло и его жена. И на них завели дело о ненависти к женщинам.  https://zona.media/article/2018/07/18/pravda-partizan  Рассказываем об этой безумной организации, @sssmirnovВообще это конечно герои нашей недели политических фриков. Но тоже попали под 282, она теперь и для безумцев  https://zona.media/article/2018/07/18/pravda-partizan , @jstoruserЗанятно, что в Великобритании посадят одного Томми Робинсона - и правые всего мира выступают в его поддержку, идут митинги, чуть ли не посол США впрягается, а т.н. "русских консерваторов" могут сажать сотнями - и все всё равно будут считать Путина главным традиционалистом.
@sssmirnov:
282 за разжигание ненависти к женщинам! Почитайте про реальных безумцев из под Тулы, Сталин-волхв , жена-Слатана и все такое  https://zona.media/article/2018/07/18/pravda-partizan  против феминистов из ФСБ
and @eskovoroda«Чему куст малины может научить человека?»  https://zona.media/article/2018/07/18/pravda-partizan 
Феминисты из ФСБ, Сталин-волхв и «дефлорация велосипедом

В Тульской области после обыска задержали лидера «Партизанской правды партизан» Алексея Меняйлова и его жену Слатану. По...

Медиазона

6 hours ago · @eladgilThe 100 x $10,000 grants for companies in @ycombinator startup school bears watching. Interesting and innovative....
@gralston:
We (@ycombinator) announced Startup School 2018 this morning:  https://blog.ycombinator.com/announcing-startup-school-2018/  Also as noted on TC:  https://techcrunch.com/2018/07/18/y-combinator-startup-school/  It's going to be a fantastic lineup this year: with a $10,000 grant for 100 of the companies that complete the class.
, @gralstonWe (@ycombinator) announced Startup School 2018 this morning:  https://blog.ycombinator.com/announcing-startup-school-2018/  Also as noted on TC:  https://techcrunch.com/2018/07/18/y-combinator-startup-school/  It's going to be a fantastic lineup this year: with a $10,000 grant for 100 of the companies that complete the class., @ycombinatorY Combinator to give $10K to 100 grads of its online Startup School:  http://ow.ly/VCqZ30l0Dmy  and @TechCrunchY Combinator to give $10K to 100 grads of its online Startup School
Y Combinator to give $10K to 100 grads of its online Startup School

Y Combinator wants to lure more companies into the funnel for its accelerator while democratizing free access to startup knowledge. It’s simultaneously moving up and down market to conquer the acceler...

TechCrunch

6 hours ago · @kanebi247Wow feel sorry for him...
@guardian_sport:
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain ruled out for whole of next season by knee injury. Story: @AHunterGuardian  https://www.theguardian.com/football/2018/jul/18/alex-oxlade-chamberlain-out-for-season-knee-injury-liverpool?CMP=share_btn_tw 
and @SarriesKid10And this is why Arsenal got a good deal for him
@guardian_sport:
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain ruled out for whole of next season by knee injury. Story: @AHunterGuardian  https://www.theguardian.com/football/2018/jul/18/alex-oxlade-chamberlain-out-for-season-knee-injury-liverpool?CMP=share_btn_tw 
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain ruled out for whole of next season by knee injury

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has been ruled out of Liverpool’s plans for next season and Jürgen Klopp admits it will be ‘a bonus’ if the midfielder plays a competitive game before May

Guardian

6 hours ago · @iraNew #KeepIt! We tackle Sacha Baron Cohen, Nicki Minaj, Hulk Hogan, and Andy Cohen’s Instagram. Plus, @jehorowitz on Emmy vs. Oscar season and more!  https://crooked.com/podcast/the-bad-news-baron-cohen/ , @TVietor08The #KeepIt crew is gunning for @SachaBaronCohen and @jonlovett today. You need to listen to find out what happened.  https://crooked.com/podcast/the-bad-news-baron-cohen/ , @crookedmediaNew #KeepIt! Sacha Baron Cohen returns with his exhausting brand of comedy. Nicki Minaj. WWE reinstates self-described racist Hulk Hogan into the WWE Hall of Fame. Andy Cohen needs his Instagram taken away. Guest @jehorowitz!  http://go.crooked.com/rjJLNs , @corinnegilliardOne of my favorite #KeepIt one-liners from @louisvirtel happens in this episode: "Unicorns are horses who look like cookies." Get your listen on... Like yesterday.
@crookedmedia:
New #KeepIt! Sacha Baron Cohen returns with his exhausting brand of comedy. Nicki Minaj. WWE reinstates self-described racist Hulk Hogan into the WWE Hall of Fame. Andy Cohen needs his Instagram taken away. Guest @jehorowitz!  http://go.crooked.com/rjJLNs 
and 1 others
"The Bad News Baron Cohen"

Crooked Media

7 hours ago · @THRMattBelloniNew @kimmasters: Backlash grows against HBO’s new overseer and his “toxic” comments on trying to become Netflix.  https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/tough-year-why-top-hollywood-execs-are-spooked-1127794 , @TatianaSiegel27"Just another day in purgatory," says one anxious Fox exec  https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/tough-year-why-top-hollywood-execs-are-spooked-1127794  via @THR and @aherman2006.@kimmasters rules
Why Top Hollywood Execs Are So Spooked

In a desperate attempt to compete with Netflix (and each other), moguls like AT&T's John Stankey are talking big, flying blind and generally giving their staffs a bad case of angst.

The Hollywood Reporter

7 hours ago · @AbangMercyIf you read this story, you’d understand why I always say “our politics is very selfish” - this makes me so sad  https://www.premiumtimesng.com/ 
@Sumner_Sambo:
Classrooms built by Dino Melaye razed  https://goo.gl/M2N7n9 
, @PremiumTimesngClassrooms built by Dino Melaye razed  https://goo.gl/rJXFQw  and @seunonigbindeThis is crazy. This is despicable.
@PremiumTimesng:
Classrooms built by Dino Melaye razed  https://goo.gl/rJXFQw 
Classrooms built by Dino Melaye razed

The classrooms are part of constituency projects Mr Melaye plans to commission in his constituency in coming days.

Premium Times Nigeria

7 hours ago · @outlineAt what point does “understanding” someone’s anxiety become being taken advantage of by someone else's insecurity?  https://trib.al/GcL0pBX , @caitlinrcruz“And lord knows, there is nothing worse than a guy who treats you like shit and has the nerve to pretend he’s tortured about it.”  https://theoutline.com/post/5457/ask-a-fuck-up-jealous-boyfriend-anxiety?zd=1&zi=cj7jrycd , @caseyjohnstonhey, stay vigilant about the softboi trying to pass off his emotional abuse as mental illness, ok  https://theoutline.com/post/5457/ask-a-fuck-up-jealous-boyfriend-anxiety , @BrandyLJensenthis week I am extremely back on my bullshit: telling a woman her boyfriend sucks  https://theoutline.com/post/5457/ask-a-fuck-up-jealous-boyfriend-anxiety  and 2 others
My boyfriend can’t manage his “anxiety”

Should I try harder to understand him?

The Outline

7 hours ago · @IndependentManchester United in talks to sign Robert Lewandowski and Thiago Alcantara  http://ind.pn/2uzuf6Y , @ebuoeLool, not like I believe this bull, but Lewandowski can go fuck himself
@IndyFootball:
Manchester United considering deals for Bayern Munich duo Robert Lewandowski and Thiago Alcantara  https://ind.pn/2uzuf6Y  by @MiguelDelaney pic.twitter.com/WtwjBFHq47
, @IndyFootballManchester United considering deals for Bayern Munich duo Robert Lewandowski and Thiago Alcantara  https://ind.pn/2uzuf6Y  by @MiguelDelaney and @MiguelDelaneyI am off/about to be off but United looking to kick-start a frustrating summer, and are considering options on players who would come. Woodward would sign Bale but Mourinho prefers focus on more necessary targets  https://ind.pn/2uzuf6Y 
Manchester United to target Robert Lewandowski and Thiago Alcántara

Manchester United are looking to kick-start a frustrating transfer window in the coming week, and are considering deals for Robert Lewandowski and Thiago Alcántara. Bayern Munich are open to selling t...

The Independent

7 hours ago · @ReformedBrokerWow - big scoop by @bethanymac12 - Wells Fargo is removing its financial advisors from the investment process, automating portfolios. The “Rep as PM” model is facing extinction  https://finance.yahoo.com/news/wells-fargo-automated-high-net-worth-wealth-management-advisors-faced-sales-pressure-151535558.html  via @YahooFinance, @MebFaberKiller model for automated so far has been automated + advisor, which makes sense...@Vanguard_Group winning on assets, @PersonalCapital on revenue...
@ReformedBroker:
Wow - big scoop by @bethanymac12 - Wells Fargo is removing its financial advisors from the investment process, automating portfolios. The “Rep as PM” model is facing extinction  https://finance.yahoo.com/news/wells-fargo-automated-high-net-worth-wealth-management-advisors-faced-sales-pressure-151535558.html  via @YahooFinance
and @NoahpinionThis is indeed huge. Now let's see if they keep charging the same management fee once the human layer is removed!
@ReformedBroker:
Wow - big scoop by @bethanymac12 - Wells Fargo is removing its financial advisors from the investment process, automating portfolios. The “Rep as PM” model is facing extinction  https://finance.yahoo.com/news/wells-fargo-automated-high-net-worth-wealth-management-advisors-faced-sales-pressure-151535558.html  via @YahooFinance
Wells Fargo automated high-net-worth wealth management as advisors faced sales pressure

In Wells Fargo's Wealth and Investment Management division, the intense pressure for sales is alive and well.

finance.yahoo.com

8 hours ago · @officialdaddymoDr BumBum?? Y’all serious? 😫🙆🏾‍♂️
@BBCNews:
Brazilian plastic surgeon 'Dr Bumbum' on run after patient dies  https://bbc.in/2zLunoZ 
, @J2ocean_Got your ass done by someone called Dr Bumbum and you thought long life is your portion
@BBCNews:
Brazilian plastic surgeon 'Dr Bumbum' on run after patient dies  https://bbc.in/2zLunoZ 
and @BBCNewsBrazilian plastic surgeon 'Dr Bumbum' on run after patient dies  https://bbc.in/2zLunoZ 
Brazil hunts 'Dr Bumbum' after patient dies

The celebrity plastic surgeon vanished after a woman died following buttock enhancement injections.

BBC News

8 hours ago · @harrymccrackenMachine learning is great, but do you know who often messes it up? People.  https://www.fastcompany.com/90203073/why-google-defined-a-new-discipline-to-help-humans-make-decisions , @thomasmorffewWhy Google defined a new discipline to help humans make decisions  https://www.fastcompany.com/90203073/why-google-defined-a-new-discipline-to-help-humans-make-decisions?partner=feedburner&utm_source=feedly&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=feedburner+fastcompany&utm_content=feedburner , @timoreillyHow about we say "adopted" rather than "defined." But still, very interesting: Why Google defined a new discipline to help humans make decisions  https://www.fastcompany.com/90203073/why-google-defined-a-new-discipline-to-help-humans-make-decisions  and @marshallkGoogle institutes new decision making training, inspired by data science. It’s basically intuition + metacognition + embracing uncertainty. It’s simple and smart.
@timoreilly:
How about we say "adopted" rather than "defined." But still, very interesting: Why Google defined a new discipline to help humans make decisions  https://www.fastcompany.com/90203073/why-google-defined-a-new-discipline-to-help-humans-make-decisions 
Why Google defined a new discipline to help humans make decisions

Machine-learning systems are only as smart as their training data. So Google formalized the marshaling of hard and soft sciences that go into its decisions.

Fast Company

7 Contemporary Nigerian Women We're Happily Rocking To.

Nigeria is the music capital of Africa with a lot of global superstars and sounds being generated from our popular culture, in 2018 though it’s sad to see this is still a one-sided industry with most ...

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8 hours ago · @abdallah_fayyadWhen women don't have access to safe clinics, they will turn to shady methods. It's dangerous, and it puts the most vulnerable women at risk. And if Roe is overturned, @olgakhazan reports, women might have to worry about *legal* risks too.  http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2018/07/after-abortion-is-illegal/565430/?utm_source=twb , @olgakhazanA lot of people have been wondering about what happens if Roe is overturned. There have been a lot of coat-hanger jokes, etc.  https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2018/07/after-abortion-is-illegal/565430/  and @elainejgodfreyWhat happens when access to legal abortions is restricted? Women order mifepristone and misoprostol pills through the mail.  https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2018/07/after-abortion-is-illegal/565430/ 
Illegal Abortion Will Mean Abortion By Mail

What to expect when you’re expecting your abortifacient pill delivery

The Atlantic

9 hours ago · @MMAjunkieDana White's Contender Series 13: Grading the winners, including Maycee Barber and Austin Vanderford  https://usat.ly/2Jwc86M , @DanTomMMAMy grades for Dana White’s Contender Series 13 winners, which features record highs and lows, are now up via @MMAjunkie:  https://mmajunkie.com/2018/07/dana-whites-contender-series-13-grading-winners-austin-vanderford-maycee-barber  and @DannStuppYou should read this. @DanTomMMA makes some good points about the drawbacks of the DWCS format.
@MMAjunkie:
Dana White's Contender Series 13: Grading the winners, including Maycee Barber and Austin Vanderford  https://usat.ly/2Jwc86M 
Grading the winners, including Maycee Barber and Austin Vanderford

Dana White's Contender Series 13 took place Tuesday, and we're grading winners such as Maycee Barber, Domingo Pilarte and Edmen Shahbazyan.

MMAjunkie

9 hours ago · @CraigSJGood morning to Young Tom Morello only.
@NoiseyMusic:
Hanging dong for justice 🍆 🍆 🍆 🍆 ✊ ✊ ✊ ✊  https://noisey.vice.com/en_us/article/wjkdyw/rage-against-the-machine-nude-protest-at-lollapalooza-93?utm_source=nt 
and @yasdnilmacFor @NoiseyMusic I wrote about how 25 years ago today RATM got their dinks out and protested the PMRC at Lollapalooza.  https://noisey.vice.com/en_us/article/wjkdyw/rage-against-the-machine-nude-protest-at-lollapalooza-93 
25 Years Ago, Rage Against the Machine Whipped Their Dicks Out in Protest

At Lollapalooza '93, the outspoken rock band hung dong for 15 straight minutes to combat music censorship.

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