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"Ambient Accountability", a potential solution to corruption and inefficiency in Lebanon's public administration

Today I came across an amazing concept that could well be a perfect solution to reduce corruption and increase efficiency in Lebanon’s public administration… Ambient… 257 more words



The other night I was talking to a friend about relationships. “I’m just not ready” they said. To be in a relationship would mean I have to be vulnerable and open, what if they find out who I really am?” 504 more words


Self-healing Organizations

Just the other day, I watched a great talk by Joe Armstrong about self-healing systems. And I got to thinking: as we have figured out how to build effective nearly self-healing software systems, why can’t we figure out how to build effective nearly self-healing software companies? 1,174 more words

More Thoughts on Today’s Fifth Circuit DAPA Decision


Here is the point: the Obama administration has launched a broad attack on the rule of law, extending over multiple fronts. It has sought not only to bypass Congress, but to reverse and annul federal legislation by executive order.

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Another "unsurprise"

IRS hit by cyberattack, thousands of taxpayers’ information stolen

Fraudsters stole private information from the IRS on more than 100,000 taxpayers and used it to bilk the agency of tens of millions of dollars, Commissioner…

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Video, original documents from the US Department of Justice Cleveland Consent Decree

Many thanks to Cleveland City Councilman, Brian Cummins, for posting numerous items related to today’s announcement and release of the United States Department of Justice consent decree with the City of Cleveland concerning its police department. 348 more words

Open Data

"Swarm! Swarm!"

In January, I submitted FOIA requests (through MuckRock) for any information the intelligence agencies may have about various JFK-related sites.

I wanted to see what the agencies were saying about these sites, which often include posts and/or discussions about the intelligence agencies and their roles in the assassination story. 347 more words