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Sample comedy on The Danforth tonight

Monday, August 8th at 8:30 p.m. sharp

The Sampler is a fast-paced comedy contest — where performers have a limited time to win over the audience. 206 more words

Comedy

FREE WKR TIPPING COMP @ RANDWICK TOMORROW. REAL CASH PRIZES!

WEEKEND KING RACING’S – “CHAMPIONS LEAGUE TIPPING”

SATURDAY AUGUST 6 SEE’S THE LAUNCH OF WEEKEND KING RACING’S BRAND NEW “CHAMPIONS LEAGUE TIPPING” COMPETITIONS.

EVERY WEEK, YOUR TIPS AND RACING KNOWLEDGE COULD EARN YOU COLD HARD CASH, IF YOU ARE CROWNED THE CHAMPION! 198 more words

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Breaking the Uber-Ola duopoly?

Okay, after a week’s break for personal reasons, the blog is back up. Writing from Berkeley, CA today.

The Karnataka Government (of whom Bangalore is the capital city) recently announced that it would like to have more private players in the ride-hailing app market, not just an Uber-Ola duopoly. 960 more words

Platforms

Designing platforms to mitigate power law effects

From Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus, by Douglas Rushkoff, loc 504:

For instance, Bandcamp, a music streaming and download service much like iTunes or Spotify, distinguishes itself by intentionally working against power-law dynamics.

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Thinking

Why I Hate Sports

Watching the NBA finals last night reminded me why I hate sports. It’s not that I don’t enjoy watching sports (I do); or that I don’t like playing sports (at least, not all sports). 323 more words

Trump Wins New York By a Mile

From the American Conservative

By DANIEL LARISON

Donald Trump won his home state of New York as expected by a very wide margin. With 66% reporting, Trump had just under 60% of the vote with Kasich at 25% and Cruz at 15%. 58 more words

Politics