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Google’s brave new friendless feed

It’s like Facebook without all those annoying “friends.” Instead of having to look at what weird things other people are interested in, like their babies, Google shows me the weird things I’m interested in, like Legend of Zelda and Elon Musk. This is a fundamental shift in content consumption from curation based on our explicit […]

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When will the first person leave the solar system?

When will the first person leave the solar system? After a thousand years. At least that much time will be required for mankind to get to the nearest star of Proxima Centauri using the current technologies and methods. And yet, since astronomers have discovered that near this star there can be at least one inhabited […]

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