Jack Powers

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I'm interested in why the media behave the way they do (not that I've figured that out).

About Jack Help
Location: United States
Occupation: Engineer, No Organization (disorganized)
Interests: Telecommunications, technology
Expertise: Telecommunications, computers
Affiliations: IEEE
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Address: US
Last Visit: Jul 24, 2014 - 1:37 AM PDT
Last Edit: Jun 17, 2012 - 8:55 AM PDT

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Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jul 24, 2014
Jack's Rating
4.2

some pretty significant patterns are apparent. Perhaps most notably: Not only is the United States clearly the worst in its climate denial, but Great Britain and Australia ... More »

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Jack posted this story - Jul 23, 2014
Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jul 23, 2014
Jack's Rating
3.8

The foreign ministers of Germany, France and Italy have spoken out against a disturbing wave of violent anti-Semitic attacks across Europe in the wake of the Gaza crisis. More »

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Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jul 22, 2014
Jack's Rating
3.8

The incident reminds us that digital 9/11 is not an impossible event, despite countries like the US, China and Russia are dominant in the physical world, new powers are ... More »

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Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jul 22, 2014
Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jul 22, 2014
Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jul 22, 2014
Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jul 21, 2014
Jack's Rating
3.9

The U.S. government is rapidly expanding the number of names it accepts for inclusion on its terrorist watch list, with more than 1.5 million added in the last five years, ... More »

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Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jul 21, 2014
Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jul 20, 2014
Jack's Rating
3.7

Were it not for the hundreds killed, it would also be comical the ridiculous series of events Vladimir Putin’s reckless behavior led up to this morning. For months ... More »

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Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jul 20, 2014
Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jul 19, 2014
Jack's Rating
3.9

Christian families streamed out of the northern Iraqi city of Mosul on Saturday after Islamist fighters said they would be killed if they did not pay a protection tax or ... More »

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Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jul 19, 2014
Jack's Rating
3.9

A Florida jury has awarded the widow of a chain smoker who died of lung cancer 18 years ago record punitive damages of more than $23 billion in her lawsuit against the R.J. ... More »

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Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jul 19, 2014
Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jul 19, 2014
Jack's Rating
3.9

If you had any doubts about how seriously some Republicans are taking the notion of a Rand Paul presidency, look at how far they’re going to shut down his views on ... More »

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Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jul 19, 2014
Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jul 19, 2014
Jack's Rating
3.6

Right now, in Canada, there’s a battle going on for its citizens’ genes, as health insurance companies are using genome sequencing to assess risk (read: ... More »

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Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jul 19, 2014
Jack posted this story - Jul 18, 2014
Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jul 17, 2014
Jack's Rating
3.9

Vargas reminds those watching his case that he is representative of so many more undocumented children. But there are also many reasons why his is a special case—and why ... More »

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Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jul 17, 2014
Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jul 17, 2014
Jack's Rating
3.9

The EDF issued interactive maps on Wednesday that will pinpoint the size and location of thousands of natural gas leaks from distribution pipes ... More »

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Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jul 16, 2014
Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jul 16, 2014
Jack's Rating
3.9

A couple months ago, a New York judge ruled that US search warrants applied to digital information even if they were stored overseas. The decision came about as part of an ... More »

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Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jul 16, 2014
Jack posted this story - Jul 16, 2014
Jack posted this story - Jul 15, 2014
Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jul 14, 2014
Jack posted this story - Jul 13, 2014
Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jul 13, 2014
Jack's Rating
3.9

Miami, the great world city, is drowning while the powers that be look away Low-lying south Florida, at the front line of climate change in the US, will be swallowed ... More »

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Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jul 12, 2014
Jack's Rating
4.6

But I now think that class interests also operate through a cruder, more direct channel. Quite simply, easy-money policies, while they may help the economy as a whole, are ... More »

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Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jul 11, 2014
Jack's Rating
3.1

On July 20, 2013, agents of the U.K. government entered The Guardian newsroom in London and compelled them to physically destroy the computers they were using to report on ... More »

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Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jul 11, 2014
Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jul 11, 2014
Jack's Rating
3.3

The U.S. Department of Justice has charged a Chinese businessman with hacking into the computer systems of Boeing and other companies in order to obtain data about military ... More »

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Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jul 11, 2014
Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jul 11, 2014
Jack posted and reviewed this story - Jul 11, 2014
Jack reviewed this story - Jul 10, 2014
Jack's Rating
3.9

Chinese hackers in March broke into the computer networks of the United States government agency that houses the personal information of all federal employees, according to ... More »

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Jack reviewed this story - Jul 10, 2014
Jack's Rating
3.7

Congress so far hasn’t acted to cut the subsidies. The report argues that as long as those incentives remain in place, the federal government is “essentially ... More »

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Jack reviewed this story - Jul 10, 2014
Jack's Rating
3.9

“You know, when Dave Brat beat Eric Cantor, the number two issue he talked about was that Eric Cantor had become a Crony Capitalist. So our view is this is cross ... More »

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