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    The MyPillow Guy Really Could Destroy Democracy

    In the time I spent with Mike Lindell, I came to learn that he is affable, devout, philanthropic—and a clear threat to the nation.

    From Monolith to Microservices: Reducing the Migration’s Pain Points

    In this second article in our monolith to microservices series we talk about the benefits of the monolith we needed to replace or mitigate

    ‘What’s Covid?’ Why People at America’s Hardest-Partying Lake Are Not About to Get Vaccinated

    At the Lake of the Ozarks, vaccines are shunned, masks are mocked and the long-term consequences take a back seat to the time at hand.

    Software Dark Ages

    A couple of years ago, I worked in a SaaS company that suffered from probably all possible issues with software development. Code was so complex that adding simples changes could take months. All tasks and the scope of the project were defined by the project manager alone. Developers didn’t understand what problem they were solving. Without an understanding the customer’s expectations, many implemented functionalities were useless. The development team was also not able to pr...

    A Tour Through Italy's Massive 'Museum of Abandonment' - Atlas Obscura

    The organizers posit that "derelict heritage" can be a path to rejuvenation.

    The Transhuman Olympics

    As I write, nearly every country on Earth has sent its greatest champions to compete at the highest level of athletics. From weightlifting, to sprinting and track, we come together to exceed all previ

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    The Shapeshifting Cam Girl Rewriting the Rules of Digital Porn | WIRED

    Coconut Kitty is ushering in the unsettling future of digital pornography – one where nothing is as it seems