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Algorithms: a Threat to Democracy?

Algorithms are often represented in the form of logical diagrams, also known as algorigrams, in which the conditions (“if…, then…”) appear in diamonds, and are connected to rectangles that contain the instructions. BLUEBAY2014/FOTOLIA Click for a full size image   ...

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In the belly of the machine

Seher Ata Click for a full size image   In the belly of the machine Seher Ata has created a virtual reality module offering her students a fully interactive and immersive journey through the mysterious world of mineral processing. In ...

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Raspberry Meltaway Cookies

  Raspberry Meltaway Cookies Yields ~ about 44 2.5″ cookies Ingredients: 1 cup of butter, softened 3/4 cup of cornstarch 3/4 cup of powdered sugar 1 1/2 tsp of almond extract 1 cup of all-purpose flour 2-3 tbsps of seedless ...

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A poem by Emma Lazarus: Chopin

Chopin I A dream of interlinking hands, of feet Tireless to spin the unseen, fairy woof Of the entangling waltz. Bright eyebeams meet, Gay laughter echoes from the vaulted roof. Warm perfumes rise; the soft unflickering glow Of branching lights ...

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