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The need for a Slow Policy movement

(I was not aware when writing this blog of this 2005 paper by Peter Bate which has a similar theme and which draws on In Praise of Slow by Carl Honore, also new to me. 585 more words

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Talking to Kubernetes from VSTS

After you have created a Kubernetes cluster, for instance, by using Azure Container Service, you probably want to start running some containers on it. In this post, I will describe how to do this, by using VSTS. 526 more words

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Coping With Cancer During Natural Disasters

For those of you who may be affected by one of the natural disasters going on, here is some information if you are dealing with cancer or caring for a cancer patient. 8 more words

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Aviv Hilbig-Bokaer: Grounded Globetrotter

By Austin Lamb

Many people might know Aviv Hilbig-Bokaer ‘12 because of his father, Michael Hilbig. And perhaps even more so by his father’s world-renowned stage persona, Hilby the Skinny German Juggling Boy, who is a local superstar among children and adults alike. 1,697 more words

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Ben Furnas: The Performing Public Servant

By Austin Lamb

Lehman Alternative Community School’s all-school meetings (ASMs) should not be taken for granted. When run properly, they provide students with a unique first-hand experience of a participative  democracy in which proposals are crafted, discussed, amended, and finally, voted on. 1,922 more words

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Nydia Blas and the Power of Photography

By Austin Lamb

Nydia Blas ‘99 is an artist, and always has been one. She’s also the director of Southside Community center, a vegan, a mother of two, and a graduate of Alternative Community School. 1,108 more words

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Baking Even: How Ramsey Brous Brought a Piece of ACS to Ithaca Bakery

By Austin Lamb

Ithaca Bakery is run like a family—literally, and figuratively. The bakery, which was bought by the Brous Family in 1989—the third family to own the business since its inception in 1910—exhibits an atmosphere that promotes comradery and egalitarianism amongst its workers. 971 more words

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