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Investing in Clubhouse - Andreessen Horowitz

(a16z.com)
👇 Some news: I've led a16z's new investment in Clubhouse and have joined the board. Essay below that covers: - how I know founders @pdavison @rohanseth - why we're excited to invest - how we think Clubhouse is unique - particularly for creators! via

My Body Was Failing. I Started to Prepare for Death.

(thedailybeast.com)
The first excerpt from my book is out via @thedailybeast. It's about getting sick, staying sick, and seeing ghosts. I hope you like it. via

State Republicans push new voting restrictions after Trump’s loss

(politico.com)
For Republicans, a functional democracy is one in which their opponents are not allowed to win http… via

The Nirvana of Ben Affleck

(theringer.com)
Once again, new paparazzi pictures of Ben Affleck are designed to showcase his long-term relationship (to Dunkin'). via
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Opinion | Trump couldn’t have incited sedition without the help of Fox News

(washingtonpost.com)
If Fox won’t stop peddling sedition, then large cable companies such as Comcast and Charter Spectrum, which carry Fox and provide much of its revenues in the form of user fees, need to step in and kick Fox off. @PostOpinions via
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Firm founded by Tory donor providing substandard laptops for vulnerable children - Good Law Project

(goodlawproject.org)
NEW: It appears the price charged by Computacenter for some of their devices is almost twice what it should be. The Covid gold rush continues for those with links to the Conservative Party. via
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Order your Faves on my Digital Cookie Site Today

(digitalcookie.girlscouts.org)
Troop 6000 is a Girl Scout troop specially designed by Girl Scouts of Greater NY to serve the thousands of girls living in the NYC shelter system. All proceeds from each box of cookies sold by Troop 6000. via

WWW-Talk Jan-Mar 1993: NCSA X Mosaic 0.5 released

(1997.webhistory.org)
Happy 28th birthday, Mosaic 🎂 On this day in 1993, @pmarca announced Mosaic 0.5, one of the Interweb's first and most durable killer apps. To this day, it's hard to imagine life without Web browsers. Thank you, @pmarca @ebina1 @NCSAatIllinois 🙏🏼 via

I Helped Uncover QAnon. Failed Prophecies Won’t Kill It

(theinformation.com)
i wrote about how anyone who thinks QAnon will disappear following Biden’s inauguration doesn’t actually understand what the conspiracy is about via
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Justice Department, FBI debate not charging some of the Capitol rioters

(washingtonpost.com)
DOJ officials estimate 800 people stormed the Capitol and are concerned that charging too many people could swamp the local courthouse. Interesting, I've never heard similar concerns expressed when charging Black and Brown people with low level offenses. via