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If you weren't feeling old when you woke up this morning you soon will. This is twenty years old this year.

It isn't cross-platform if there isn't native Linux.

The figures below represent the number of Palestinians and Israelis who were killed or injured since 2008 in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) and Israel in the context of the occupation and conflict.

Fatalities: Palestinians: 5,501. Israelis: 235
Injuries: Palestinians: 108,611 Israelis: 5,587

Source: United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs at www.ochaopt.org/data/casualties

[in a survey at US Universities] 37% said it was “acceptable” to shout down speakers they disapproved of to prevent them from being heard, and an incredible 10% approved of using violence to silence them.

-- https://www.economist.com/inte...

* 65–80 per cent of Facebook’s current share price can be attributed to
expected future growth in returns
* in Google’s case, 40–60 per cent of their parent company Alphabet’s
current share price can be attributed to such future growth.

- Rod Sims, Chairman, Australian Consumer and Competition Commission.

published by Emirates NDB (bank) and Emirates Police. Copyright 2019.

If we lost this place, we would lose the essence of Formula One
- Lewis Hamilton on the risk that Silverstone would be lost to F1. Several hours later, it was announced that the race is safe until at least 2024.

A week away for a string of public holidays here in KL and it seemed churlish not to take off the odd days that weren't. A look down my LinkedIn feed over the first coffee of the week and I am taken by surprise by... nothing. Hamster, meet wheel. Fads and fashion and renaming long established stuff doesn't make it news. What's worse is the constant repetition of the same stories where only the names have been changed proves one thing: the Financial Crime Industry has spent a quarter of a century bludgeoning people with information but it hasn't worked."

-- Nigel Morris-Cotterill


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