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Just watched #TheGreatHack on #Netflix. What I appreciated about this #documentary on #Facebook and the whole #CambridgeAnalytica scandal, is that it's one of the few #privacy #documentaries to get that protecting personal data isn't just about not seeing personalized ads for stuff you're more likely to want. It's about protecting ourselves from mass psychological manipulation and behavior modification techniques. These are techniques that actually work *best* when people believe they don't.

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Ladies, if he:

- Never responds to your texts
- Travels for years ignoring everyone
- Is tiny
- Literally goes right through you
- Changes flavour by oscillation

He's not your man. He's a

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environmental catastrophe, - 

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Hey just a reminder:
1. You're exceptional
2. Multiple people have noted they appreciate what you do
3. Yes, I'm talking about YOU

#implicitworth #youregreat

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Hello everyone. I'm a future teacher of Physics and Chemistry in , . I'm expecting to meet some people to exchange tips and info.

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petition to start using the word "meatspace" instead of irl, in both online and meatspace contexts

Hi All - I'm a PhD student in studying how water use/efficiency affects water quality using models and . I love learning, and I feel like I'm getting to study how learning works.

I'm also interested in , , , , , opensource, and just trying to make life more pleasant for everyone.

I've been off social media for long enough that I feel pretty lost/don't have any manners yet, so... please give me tips!

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