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2+2=5. Mostly because of rounding errors.

2+2=5. Mostly because of rounding errors.

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Weather app I use is going through hard times. Say…

Weather app I use is going through hard times. Says Saturday weather is going to be dreary. Too depressed to to discuss Sunday weather.

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DHS funding and the singularity… http://t.co/MbT…

DHS funding and the singularity… sarielhp.org/blog/?p=8807

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The singularity is coming…

So the house extended DHS funding by one week. Previously, the funding was for a year, I assume. So, the funding period just shrank by a factor of (roughly) 50. Next week they are going to extend the funding by 3.3 hours, then followed by funding the DHS for 4 minutes, then the DHS would be funded by 5 seconds, and after that, for all practical purposes, we are going to hit the singularity on this piece of legislation.

Get all the homeland security you can get now, before it hits the singularity…

I just have to wonder where all the grownups are.

The article

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Beckett quotes over snow pictures from Boston. Sur…

Beckett quotes over snow pictures from Boston. Surprisingly effective. mbecketta.tumblr.com

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YOFDO = You only freeze to death once (it is -18C…

YOFDO = You only freeze to death once (it is -18C here now).

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I want a recount of the temperature…

I want a recount of the temperature…

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I weak reject your weak reject, but I am willing t…

I weak reject your weak reject, but I am willing to weak accept a weak accept with reservations.

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SoCG 2015 accepted papers

With abstracts.

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More on the tweeters of doom… http://t.co/61aUuO…

More on the tweeters of doom… gawker.com/justine-sacco-…

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Blame it on a simple tweet of fate… NYTimes: How…

Blame it on a simple tweet of fate…
NYTimes: How One Stupid Tweet Blew Up Justine Sacco’s Life
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3/5.

3/5.

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Just say no…

It is annoying when you ask people to referee a paper for a journal, and they do not even answer your email request. It is completely OK to refuse to referee a paper (from I am too busy, to I do not think this work is interesting, or not provide any excuse whatsoever [Sorry, I will not referee this paper.]). Just say no…

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The weather is sending mixed messages.

The weather is sending mixed messages.

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Via David Eppstein. Conference deadline search ht…

Via David Eppstein. Conference deadline search confsearch.org .

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Typos, hypos, typhos, tyros everywhere.

Typos, hypos, typhos, tyros everywhere.

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It seems many people around here do not know the w…

It seems many people around here do not know the word phlegmatic.

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Vanderbilt Football Players Found Guilty of Raping…

Vanderbilt Football Players Found Guilty of Raping Unconscious Student. gawker.com/vanderbilt-foo…

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404: Plane not found. http://t.co/au1ATJcpx3

404: Plane not found. nbcnews.com/storyline/isis…

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Barbara’s cake story (in German): https://t.co/O8g…

Barbara’s cake story (in German): youtube.com/watch?v=gG62za…
translation: easy-online-german.com/audios_tongue_…

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Fantasy tax plan. The only game in town if you are…

Fantasy tax plan. The only game in town if you are the president, and the opposition control both the senate and the house.

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Rejection therapy http://t.co/lLh9PpW8Em

Rejection therapy npr.org/blogs/health/2…

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When the going get icy, the tough go sliding.

When the going get icy, the tough go sliding.

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Somebody smart somewhere said something mindboggli…

Somebody smart somewhere said something mindbogglingly stupid. Can we just declare its stupid, move on, without analyzing it to death?

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Die Antwort Weiss Ganz Allein (Marlene Dietrich)…

Die Antwort Weiss Ganz Allein (Marlene Dietrich)
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Snow + Taliban = Snaliban. We are currently under…

Snow + Taliban = Snaliban. We are currently under unprovoked attack by the Snaliban.

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Dead malls… http://t.co/HU16ICBFwE

Dead malls… nyti.ms/1xrlLue

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And all you gotta do is act naturally

UIUC CS department is hiring faculty this year in theory (in the assistant, associate, full, very full, extremely seniorly full, or hyperfull ranks [application to even higher ranks is available upon request]). The deadline is this Monday

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Class notes for graduate algorithms class updated

I updated my class notes for the graduate algorithms class. The class notes are here.

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Insane with todays technology that passenger plane…

Insane with todays technology that passenger planes disappear. They should have location devices on them, and tracked like all cellphones.

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