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Oorzaak woningnood: VVD of asielzoekers?

De VVD heeft haar perfecte zondebok gevonden. Na jarenlange VVD bezuinigingen op sociale woningen en zorg, krijgen nu asielzoekers de schuld van woningnood en zorgkosten.Maar heeft de VVD daar ergens een punt mee? Deel 3 van de (los te lezen) trilogie over leugens rond asielzoekers.

White Hat Hackers Would Have Their Devices Destroyed Under the TPP

Car hackers, farmers fixing their high-tech tractors, and teenage DVD rippers; all over the world, these digital tinkerers could have their devices seized and destroyed by the authorities thanks to provisions in the newly-minted Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal.

How to adopt a 5-hour workday and make time for extraordinary living

The nine-to-five grind has created a cult of workaholics. Lawyers, consultants and investment bankers pride themselves on putting in 12-hour days, and those of us who can get by working eight hours consider ourselves lucky.

An Epilogue by Don Rosa, February 2013

The DON ROSA COLLECTION is a deluxe 9-volume set of books published by Egmont that tells the story of my life with comics, particularly the $crooge McDuck and Donald Duck comics for which I have become best known.

James Citrin

It was the fall semester of my senior year at Vassar and I was excited to take the train from Poughkeepsie to New York City for my interview. Back then, in 1980, landing a job in a prestigious bank training program was coveted by many soon-to-be college graduates, certainly most economics majors.

Phone case Guide/FAQ/recommendation, and a bonus screen protector installation guide

Some good recommendations and thoughts on types of phone cases and screen protectors. I like my phones nude, but might get a TPU one (type 2 in the list) for my next device.

The Cool Girl Trap: Or, Why Sexism in Tech Isn’t Going Away.

My new art director, Nick, sat across from me, wiping a bit of pizza sauce from the sides of his mouth. The animator, Robert, sat to the right of him, and seemed to tense up anticipating the question.

Ask Culture and Guess Culture

“One of my wife’s distant friends has attempted to invite herself to stay with us, again,” writes the exasperated owner of a prime 2 bedroom apartment in New York City in this Ask MetaFilter question.

Beyond the SEO Plateau: After Optimizing Your Website, What's Next?

It's a near-universal experience for consultants and in-house SEOs who've worked on numerous organic search campaigns.

A deathblow to the Death Star: The rise and fall of NASA’s Shuttle-Centaur

In January 1986, astronaut Rick Hauck approached his STS-61F crew four months before their mission was scheduled to launch. The shuttle Challenger was set to deploy the Ulysses solar probe on a trajectory to Jupiter, utilizing a liquid-fueled Centaur G-Prime stage.

Who is the Professional Scrum Product Owner

Just like how the Development Team role and Scrum Master role that can be easily misunderstood, the Product Owner is also easily misunderstood by organisation who are using Scrum.

How a team of 2 kids + adult rookies won a Robot Sumo competition

Last night our Lego Mindstorms robot “Robit” somehow managed to win the Robot Sumo competition at the GOTO conference in Copenhagen!

Verbeter de financiële sector en begin een bank

Wat zou u vinden van een bank die u geen rente geeft, maar geld vraagt om geld te bewaren? Een bank waarbij u niet mag rood staan. Een bank waar u zelfs niet bij naar binnen kunt lopen. Ik ben ondernemer en ben er van overtuigd dat velen van u behoefte hebben aan een dergelijke bank.

Auto makers admit they can’t meet pollution regulations, seek leniency Add to ...

Despite the cloud cast by the Volkswagen scandal, auto makers are proposing that they be allowed a 70 per cent increase in the nitrogen oxides their cars emit, unreleased documents show, as part of new European pollution tests.

What’s in a Boarding Pass Barcode? A Lot

The next time you’re thinking of throwing away a used boarding pass with a barcode on it, consider tossing the boarding pass into a document shredder instead.

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What is 'safe harbour' and why did the EUCJ just declare it invalid?

The European Court of Justice has ruled that the “safe harbour” agreement that allowed the transfer of European citizens data to the US is no longer valid. But what does that mean for the Facebooks, Googles and Microsofts of this world?

Cybersecurity for the work-anywhere generation

Businesses are coming under frequent and increasingly brazen attacks from computer hackers looking to steal sensitive data about customers and disrupt their operations.

Top 10 fotografie tips, zodat jij nog betere foto’s maakt!

De beste tips om “betere” foto’s te maken? Ik heb 10 tips op een rijtje voor je gezet waarvan ik denk dat ze onmisbaar zijn bij fotograferen, zowel voor de beginnende fotograaf als de gevorderde (aangezien we allemaal de basis weleens vergeten).

China’s Nightmarish Citizen Scores Are a Warning For Americans

China is launching a comprehensive “credit score” system, and the more I learn about it, the more nightmarish it seems.

The microservices cargo cult

Microservices are awesome. We know this because of all the success stories that are circulating lately. The news is full of such stories, of people taking large, monolithic codebases, breaking them up, adding HTTP APIs and enjoying all the benefits.

Fusion Finds a Path Forward

After three decades of expensive government-funded research that has failed to produce tangible breakthroughs, nuclear fusion has gone from a promising source of effectively limitless power to something more like a punch line. In the past year, that has started to change, however.

Closing a door

This post has been sitting in my drafts folder for a year now. It has never been the right time to post this. I have always been worried about the backlash.

The Stages of Fear

How many talks have I given over the years? How many times have I stood at the front of a room, on a stage or in front of a chalkboard or otherwise before an audience, and talked at them for an hour or so? Lanyrd says 72 as I write this, with two more coming this year.

Elektrische auto veel zwaarder belast dan diesel

De energie voor de elektrische auto wordt door de overheid veel zwaarder belast dan benzine, diesel of LPG. Bovendien is de belasting overal anders. Zo remmen we de elektrische auto en de nieuwe economie.

Firefox Is Much Better than Any Other Browser and Here's Why

We often read about comparative tests between browsers and we see that Google Chrome or Opera are extremely fast, or that some other browser gets really good scores in rendering, and so on.

Inside The GitHub Systems Where Open Source Lives

Sometimes the best way to cope with scale is to keep things simple and do everything you can to avoid it.

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