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It's the system for building systems that we should be correcting.

The only unforgivable failure is the failure to learn from past failure.

Tom DeMarco: "Controlling Software Projects - Management Measurement & Estimation"


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Thu, 02 Feb 2023 18:35:31 GMT
Crown Prosecution Service drops attempted rape charges against Mason Greenwood
Charges of attempted rape and assault against Manchester United footballer Mason Greenwood were dropped on Thursday due to the withdrawal of key witnesses, the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) announced. A charge of controlling and coercive behavior was also dropped, according to the CPS.
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Thu, 02 Feb 2023 21:14:58 GMT
Israel and Sudan finalize text of peace agreement, says Israeli foreign minister
Israel and Sudan have finalized the text of a peace agreement to be signed "later this year," Israeli Foreign Minister Eli Cohen announced on Thursday.
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Thu, 02 Feb 2023 19:58:23 GMT
Blinken under pressure to push China on role in lethal fentanyl trade when he visits Beijing
Members of Congress are urging Secretary of State Antony Blinken to pressure China to do more to curb the flow of fentanyl and synthetic opioids into the United States on his visit to the country which is expected to take place in the next few days.
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Thu, 02 Feb 2023 13:18:00 GMT
How do you lose a radioactive capsule? Australian investigators are wondering too
The discovery of a tiny lost radioactive capsule beside a remote highway in Western Australia raises many questions -- not least how it escaped layers of radiation-proof packaging loaded onto a moving truck.
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Thu, 02 Feb 2023 13:47:01 GMT
Pakistan mosque bomber was disguised as a policeman
The suicide bomber who targeted a mosque inside a police compound in Peshawar, killing more than 80 people, was a member of the Pakistani Taliban disguised as a policeman, a senior official said Thursday.
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Mon, 30 Jan 2023 12:44:33 GMT
Here's why you should always wait for the earnings call
Investors are pretty bad at living in the moment. We're currently in the thick of fourth quarter earnings reports, but traders don't seem to care about how companies fared during the final months of 2022. They're more focused on what's going to happen in the future.
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Sat, 28 Jan 2023 21:06:49 GMT
Real estate agents say they can't imagine working without ChatGPT now
If you came across a four bedroom, 3.5 bathroom home listed for sale recently on a quiet cul-de-sac in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, you might not think twice about the online listing. It included typical real estate descriptions like "ideal for entertaining" and "ample space for relaxation."
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Mon, 30 Jan 2023 15:11:03 GMT
TikTok CEO to testify before Congress in March
TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew will testify at an upcoming hearing before the House Energy and Commerce Committee, a committee spokesperson confirmed to CNN Monday.
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Mon, 30 Jan 2023 09:55:18 GMT
Renault will slash stake in Nissan as they overhaul their alliance
Carmakers Renault and Nissan have agreed to restructure their longstanding partnership, with the French company whittling down its stake in the Japanese firm to 15%.
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Sat, 28 Jan 2023 20:06:52 GMT
Some auto insurers are refusing to cover certain Hyundai and Kia models
Progressive and State Farm, two of America's largest auto insurers, are refusing to write policies in certain cities for some older Hyundai and Kia models that have been deemed too easy to steal, according to the companies.
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Fri, 27 Jan 2023 17:33:11 GMT
Goldman Sachs CEO got 30% pay cut -- but still made $25 million
Goldman Sachs had a rough year in 2022. And CEO David Solomon was punished for that. Sort of.
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Fri, 27 Jan 2023 16:58:35 GMT
Mercedes leapfrogs past Tesla on automated highway driving
Mercedes-Benz will take a step towards offering a self driving car in the United States, or at least in some states, when it begins selling cars featuring its new Drive Pilot system later this year.
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Sun, 29 Jan 2023 18:15:29 GMT
Trader Joe's asked customers to rank their nine top products. Here they are
Trader Joe's asked its customers a simple question: If you were to spend the rest of your life on a deserted island, which nine Trader Joe's products would you take with you?
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Mon, 21 Mar 2022 19:54:24 GMT
Not only is Lake Powell's water level plummeting because of drought, its total capacity is shrinking, too
Lake Powell, the second-largest human-made reservoir in the US, has lost nearly 7% of its potential storage capacity since 1963, when Glen Canyon Dam was built, a new report shows.
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Tue, 22 Mar 2022 16:43:47 GMT
These were the best and worst places for air quality in 2021, new report shows
Air pollution spiked to unhealthy levels around the world in 2021, according to a new report.
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Sun, 20 Mar 2022 07:01:50 GMT
Big-box stores could help slash emissions and save millions by putting solar panels on roofs. Why aren't more of them doing it?
As the US attempts to wean itself off its heavy reliance on fossil fuels and shift to cleaner energy sources, many experts are eyeing a promising solution: your neighborhood big-box stores and shopping malls.
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Wed, 01 Feb 2023 13:02:52 GMT
Inside Lily Allen and David Harbour's 'weird and wonderful' Brooklyn townhouse
Two and a half years after Lily Allen and David Harbour tied the knot in Las Vegas in 2020 — complete with an Elvis impersonator — the couple is opening the doors to their dream home in the tree-lined Brooklyn neighborhood of Carroll Gardens.
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Sat, 28 Jan 2023 02:02:42 GMT
Indian fashion label worn by Cardi B and Lizzo makes its Paris couture week debut
Nearly 20 years after launching his eponymous brand, Indian fashion designer Gaurav Gupta made his hotly anticipated debut at Paris Haute Couture Week on Thursday.
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Fri, 27 Jan 2023 22:41:03 GMT
'All the Beauty and the Bloodshed' chronicles the fight to purge one family's name from the art world
The campaign by American photographer Nan Goldin to shame galleries and museums into cutting ties with the Sackler families, the owners of OxyContin manufacturer Purdue Pharma, was always under a lens — that was part of its point. Beginning in 2018, a number of noisy protests at some of the art world's finest institutions, including the Met, the Guggenheim and the Louvre, were designed to attract as much publicity as possible as they highlighted the horrors of the United States' opioid epidemic and called out Purdue Pharma's role in it. They proved highly effective.
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Wed, 01 Feb 2023 14:02:13 GMT
Archaeologists find 5,000-year-old tavern in Iraq
Eating out seems to have been as popular 5,000 years ago as it is today, with archaeologists in Iraq uncovering an ancient tavern dating back to 2,700 BCE.
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Wed, 25 Jan 2023 02:01:02 GMT
Coca-Cola in the Forbidden City: Why this 1981 photo symbolized a cultural shift in China
A young man stands grinning in Beijing's Forbidden City. It's the dead of winter, and one of his hands is buried deep into the pockets of his long overcoat to protect it from the chill. The other grasps the unmistakable contours of a glass Coca-Cola bottle.
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Thu, 02 Feb 2023 10:06:25 GMT
Couple leave ticketless baby at Israeli airport check-in
A couple abandoned their baby at an airport check-in desk in Tel Aviv, Israel after arriving without a ticket for the child.
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Tue, 31 Jan 2023 10:55:35 GMT
Greece's secret green 'virgin island'
The Greek island of Samothrace is a vision in green. The craggy rocks of Mount Saos, the island's highest mountain at 5,285 feet (1,611 meters), give way to gentle slopes covered in oddly shaped plane trees, oak woodlands and majestic cedars.
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Fri, 27 Jan 2023 12:23:14 GMT
She was crying alone at an airport. Then she met her future best friend
Maggie Musgrave was sitting, alone, in Miami International Airport, crying.
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Fri, 27 Jan 2023 22:00:22 GMT
Why a billionaire has stashed 300 vintage cars in the desert
Qatar hasn't only been busy building soccer stadiums but also a slew of architecturally striking and accessible museums in its well-documented quest to be recognized as the arts capital of the Arabian Peninsula. Qatar travel guide
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Wed, 22 Dec 2021 11:28:00 GMT
The gigantic luxury hotel in the middle of nowhere
Nothing much lies on Qatar's border with Saudi Arabia. A few sunbaked outposts and miles and miles of vast, empty desert in all directions.
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Fri, 10 Dec 2021 18:58:28 GMT
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Mon, 12 Dec 2022 10:38:27 GMT
Nelly Cheboi, who creates computer labs for Kenyan schoolchildren, is CNN's Hero of the Year
Celebrities and musicians are coming together tonight to honor everyday people making the world a better place.
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Sat, 10 Dec 2022 19:39:29 GMT
CNN Heroes: Sharing the Spotlight

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