Review: 10+ reasons Mac users need El Capitan | Computerworld

Today’s the day to install Apple’s latest iteration of OS X, El Capitan. I’ve been using the GM version for a few days – it’s a joy to use – here are 12 reasons you should upgrade. Some Mac users complain Apple’s too deeply involved in “iOS-ifying”the Mac. via Pocket
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A Microsoft Linux: The computer company makes its own open-source OS after years of fighting one.

Microsoft is now running its online empire with help from its own version of Linux. If you know Microsoft and its long history, this rather straightforward sentence reads almost like a paradox. It invites you to read it again—just to make sure it says what you think it said. Really, go ahead. via Pocket
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Google Nexus 6P vs. iPhone 6s Plus: Flagship Phablets Face Off | News & Opinion | PCMag.com

Though it was just announced yesterday, the Huawei-built Nexus 6P looks like it will be the flagship of the year for Android enthusiasts. Google hopes phone manufacturers and consumers will keep the 6P in mind as they craft premium devices running Android 6.0 Marshmallow. via Pocket
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Which should I buy: a PC or a Mac? | Technology | The Guardian

The question is the usual: PC or Mac? I am a very normal PC user. My daughter says “when you try Mac, you never come back”. I bought an iPhone 5c and sold it after two months … Ugo via Pocket
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A Climate Extremist Is Taxpayer-Funded | National Review Online

It would seem to go without saying, but: Before accusing myriad individuals and organizations of defrauding the American people, it’s advisable to make sure you are not currently doing the same. With that in mind, meet Jagadish Shukla, professor of climate dynamics at George Mason University. via Pocket
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Trump: Odd Man Out – WSJ

The oddest moment in the second GOP debate was when the first thing Donald Trump did was to launch an assault on Sen. Rand Paul, who was standing about three miles away at the end of the podiums: “Well, first of all, Rand Paul shouldn’t even be on this stage. via Pocket
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Theories of Everything, Richard Feynman, and the Scale Dependence of Our Understanding of Reality

Whenever you say anything about your daily life, a scale is implied. Try it out. “I’m too busy” only works for an assumed time scale: today, for example, or this week. Not this century or this nanosecond. “Taxes are onerous” only makes sense for a certain income range. And so on. via Pocket
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Hewlett-Packard employees won’t give Fiorina a dime

(DAILY BEAST) The employees at Hewlett-Packard, where Carly Fiorina was CEO for six years, don’t seem interested in seeing their old boss become commander-in-chief. via Pocket
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Cops confront students giving away copies of Constitution

(TheBlaze) A group of libertarian students distributing free copies of the U.S. via Pocket
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U.S. patch for troops against ISIS looks like ISIS logo

(InfoWars) Believe it or not, American soldiers fighting against ISIS in Syria and Iraq will actually be wearing the emblem of ISIS – the infamous crossed-swords logo. Well, almost. via Pocket
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