Tim O'Reilly's Top Stories

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  1. Federal Trade Commission Appoints Ashkan Soltani as Chief Technologist
    Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Edith Ramirez has appointed Ashkan Soltani as the agency’s Chief Technologist, succeeding Dr. Latanya Sweeney, who is returning to Harvard University, where she founded and directs Harvard’s Data Privacy...
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  2. Ben Bradlee, legendary Washington Post editor, dies at 93
    Benjamin C. Bradlee in late 1995. He retired as executive editor in 1991 but continued to serve The Washington Post as vice president at large. (Bill O’Leary/The Washington Post) Benjamin C. Bradlee, who presided over The Washington Post newsroom for...
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  3. Why #Gamergaters Piss Me The F*** Off
    Dear #Gamergaters, Do you know why you piss me the fuck off? Because you’re lazy. You’re ignorant. You are a blithering collection of wannabe Wikipedia philosophers, drunk on your own buzzwords, incapable of forming an original thought. You display...
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  4. Riley Norton's Weblog
    Despite the very special team of doctors and nurses helping him, Riley died yesterday afternoon, Monday, October 20, 2014. I am heartbroken for my family and I am heartbroken for all of the people, especially the children, who know Riley. I wish I...
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  5. Hendo Hoverboards - World's first REAL hoverboard by Hendo Hover
    So where does the HENDO hoverboard stand today? Well, about 1 inch off the ground. As you can see from the video above, the prototype is real and it works! But to see it hover in person, and better yet, to defy gravity by riding it, is something you...
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