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Emmy nominees 2016: Here's the complete list of award nominations

Nominations for the 68th annual Primetime Emmy Awards — honoring the best in prime-time television — were announced Thursday morning.<p>Announced by Lauren Graham and Anthony Anderson, the nominees included critical darlings like "The People V. O.J. Simpson," popular network shows like "Modern Family" …

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Japanese IQ Test

This is an IQ test given to job applicants in Japan...or so I've been told.<p>Everybody has to cross the river<p>To play, click the link below - then click …

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Vim Verbs: What can you do?

Wouldn’t it be nice if your text editor just did what you said instead of making you slowly and manually add and delete characters? Vim doesn’t speak …

Don't Be Scared Of Functional Programming

These languages have a steep learning curve for most front-end web developers; however, many more approachable languages incorporate features of …

Game Theory Is Really Counterintuitive

Every now and then, I hear someone say that game theory doesn’t tell us anything we don’t already know. In a sense, they are right—game theory is a …

Why Concatenative Programming Matters

Introduction<p>There doesn’t seem to be a good tutorial out there for concatenative programming, so I figured I’d write one, inspired by the classic …

Zerocoin: making Bitcoin anonymous

Wow, what the heck is going on with Bitcoin?<p>When I started this post, the value of a single bitcoin had surged upwards of $250. It’s corrected a bit …

The Unofficial Paul Krugman Web Page

Meet the Man Who Sold His Fate to Investors at $1 a Share

• Author: Joshua Davis. Joshua Davis Business<br>• Date of Publication: 03.28.13. 03.28.13<br>• Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>On January 26, 2008, a …