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Welcome to Triumph of the Nerds!

Welcome to Triumph of the Nerds!

Bios, an interactive game, and a Q&A forum trace the birth of the personal computer at this PBS companion site.

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Triumph of the Nerds: About the TV Series

Triumph of the Nerds: About the TV Series

ABOUT THE TELEVISION SERIES Triumph of the Nerds originally premiered in June 1996 and is no longer airing on PBS stations. Triumph of the Nerds: The Rise of Accidental Empires zooms backwards on the information superhighway to show in vivid detail how youthful amateurs, hippies and self-proclaimed "nerds" accidentally changed the world. The three-hour program chronicles the birth and growth of Silicon Valley's personal computer industry. Hosted by Bob Cringely, a longtime industry observer, th...

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A firsthand report of 'inhumane conditions' at a migrant children's detention facility

A firsthand report of 'inhumane conditions' at a migrant children's detention facility (article)

The Associated Press details grave conditions inside a Texas migrant detention facility where 250 infants, children and teenagers were being held without adequate food, water or sanitation during a recent visit. Warren Binford, a law professor at Willamette University, joins William Brangham to share her firsthand account, what Border Patrol agents think and what's next for these children.

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Column: This is what happens when you take Ayn Rand seriously

Column: This is what happens when you take Ayn Rand seriously (article)

The core of Ayn Rand's philosophy is that unfettered self-interest is good and altruism is destructive. So what if we indeed allowed ourselves to be blinded to all but our own self-interest?

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Detention centers

Detention centers (webpage)

PBS NewsHour Jul 10 Yazmin Juárez, a Guatemalan mother seeking asylum who appeared before a House panel Wednesday, said she testified because she wanted everyone to know about conditions in ICE detention. "I do not want more children to suffer."… Continue reading Jul 10 The Department of Health and Human Services said about 225 children are being held at the site in Carrizo Springs, with plans to expand to as many as 1,300, making it one of the biggest camps in the U.S. government… Continue rea...

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Making people aware of their implicit biases doesn't usually change minds. But here's what does work

Making people aware of their implicit biases doesn't usually change minds. But here's what does work (article)

Psychologists have yet to find a way to diminish hidden prejudice, but they do have strategies for thwarting discrimination.

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Mae West: Dirty Blonde | Mae West Documentary and Trailer | American Masters | PBS

Mae West: Dirty Blonde | Mae West Documentary and Trailer | American Masters | PBS (article)

Read about the first full-length documentary about the trailblazing entertainer Mae West to air on PBS.

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America Rebuilds: A Year at Ground Zero . Tamaro Transcript, p. 7 | PBS

America Rebuilds: A Year at Ground Zero . Tamaro Transcript, p. 7 | PBS

GT: The site is very complex. It runs from Church Street on the east to West Street on the west, from Liberty Street on the south to Vesey Street on the north. There is building seven which was the third building to collapse by fire which sat in this position right in here. The World Trade -- the normal consideration of the World Trade Center -- was this particular sector right here. It consisted of a shallow basement which was the old Hudson and Manhattan railroad which was in here, and a deep...

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Did police officers in the killing of Rayshard Brooks have to use deadly force?

Did police officers in the killing of Rayshard Brooks have to use deadly force? (article)

Rayshard Brooks’ shooting death at the hands of Atlanta police has added new fuel to the national conversation and protests over use of force. The encounter began calmly but escalated when officers tried to arrest Brooks for driving under the influence. Judy Woodruff talks to Georgetown University Law Center’s Paul Butler and retired police officer David Thomas of Florida Gulf Coast University.

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Moscow: A Nightmare of Inaccessibility for the Disabled | Blog | Independent Lens | PBS

Moscow: A Nightmare of Inaccessibility for the Disabled | Blog | Independent Lens | PBS (article)

Independent Lens interviews the producer of a film about disability rights about her recent trip to Moscow, and discovers the sad reality of life for the disabled in Russia

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Gibiru - Results
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Gibiru - Results

Trump touched the globe as part of an inauguration ceremony for the Global Center for Combatting Extremist Ideology in Ridyah, Saudi Arabia on Sunday.

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Know what you do know but never show what you don't know
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Know what you do know but never show what you don't know

An SVG timeline thing in react.

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Ccording to a 2016 study 87% of day working people have some form of social jet lag
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Ccording to a 2016 study 87% of day working people have some form of social jet lag

Turns out all those early mornings for work could be affecting your health.

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Bibliography about afghanistan politics 1970
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Bibliography about afghanistan politics 1970

The politics of Afghanistan consists of the council of ministers, provincial governors and the national assembly, with a president serving as the head of state and commander-in-chief of the Afghan Armed Forces. The nation is currently led by President Ashraf Ghani who is backed by two vice presidents, Abdul Rashid Dostum and Sarwar Danish. In the last decade the politics of Afghanistan have been influenced by NATO countries, particularly the United States, in an effort to stabilise and democrat...

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Artist r. colao
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Artist r. colao

Rudolph N. "Rudy" Colao (1927-2014), Peony Bouquet, Oil on Masonite, 11 ¼ by 15 ½ in., Private Collection Peonies and Daisies...

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Steven J. Miller (Steven.J.Miller AT williams.edu) and Ramin Takloo-Bighash (rtakloo AT math.uic.edu)This website has been moved, so if any link doesn't work, please email Steven.J.Miller AT williams.eduIn Spring 2009 several parts of this book were used for an advanced course at Williams College (Math 406: Analysis and Number Theory). Click here for the course homepage, which includes readings for the various sections, homework assignments, and additional comments for each lecture. [AgKaSa] PR

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NOVA - Official Website | Approximating Pi
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NOVA - Official Website | Approximating Pi

The Greek mathematician Archimedes used a fairly simple geometrical approach to estimate pi. See how he did it.

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PBS KIDS
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PBS KIDS

Educational games and videos from Curious George, Wild Kratts and other PBS KIDS shows!

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Telegraph first message
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Telegraph first message

All your Internet can be traced back to this moment.

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Metrocard new york city college student
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Metrocard new york city college student

I was looking at MetroCards and I noticed they are over $80/mo. Are there any discounts offered to students in NYC?

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