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Michael MacTaggert

Michael MacTaggert is a software developer looking for work, host of a law review podcast called Amicus Lectio, and a moderator of Programming Discussions (invite.progdisc.club). Follow me on Twitter!

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BS in CS, University of Washington, Tacoma

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The Filibuster in the United States Senate

The Filibuster in the United States Senate

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Google's Certificate Training Program is About Power

Google's Certificate Training Program is About Power

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the last great american plagiarist

the last great american plagiarist

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5 Books to Fight Technopoly

5 Books to Fight Technopoly

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The Citation of Matters Called Ideas

The Citation of Matters Called Ideas

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What is Plagiarism?

What is Plagiarism?

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Creative Commons Zero-ShareAlike 2.0 Univiral License (CC0-SA)

Creative Commons Zero-ShareAlike 2.0 Univiral License (CC0-SA)

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How to Speed Up Netflix Without Installing Anything

How to Speed Up Netflix Without Installing Anything

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Copyright Holders Are Landlords and it's Not OK

Copyright Holders Are Landlords and it's Not OK

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Happy Juneteenth—Now Hire Some Black Folks

Happy Juneteenth—Now Hire Some Black Folks

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King Google's Song

King Google's Song

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Academic Property Corrupts Academically

Academic Property Corrupts Academically

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Entrepreneurs Don't Take Financial Risks

Entrepreneurs Don't Take Financial Risks

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Designing Against Disagreement at the Start of the Decade

Designing Against Disagreement at the Start of the Decade

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Who Made My Phone Do THIS?!

Who Made My Phone Do THIS?!

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The Academic Bates Motel

The Academic Bates Motel

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The Good Meditations

The Good Meditations

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Uploading to the Internet Archive with Python

Uploading to the Internet Archive with Python

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Invisible Projects

Invisible Projects

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What They Really Mean When They Say "We Don't Give Interview Feedback To Avoid Lawsuits"

What They Really Mean When They Say "We Don't Give Interview Feedback To Avoid Lawsuits"

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ELI5 and Hate Computer Science: P = NP

ELI5 and Hate Computer Science: P = NP

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Why Uber and Lyft Are Bad For the World

Why Uber and Lyft Are Bad For the World

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5 Sources for Talks That Matter

5 Sources for Talks That Matter

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New Blood Solves Old Problems

New Blood Solves Old Problems

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Roundabout Thoughts on Community and Codes of Conduct

Roundabout Thoughts on Community and Codes of Conduct

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This Facebook Security Breach was "Intended Functionality"

This Facebook Security Breach was "Intended Functionality"

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whiletruefm 0017: RE:Open Source Has Not Failed

whiletruefm 0017: RE:Open Source Has Not Failed

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Have you gotten advice against something and then done that thing all the time?

Have you gotten advice against something and then done that thing all the time?

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Open Source Has Not Failed. Don't Cover Up Corporate Abuse of Open Source

Open Source Has Not Failed. Don't Cover Up Corporate Abuse of Open Source

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Angry! Praise Funds that Dump Facebook Over Transparency

Angry! Praise Funds that Dump Facebook Over Transparency

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The Questions We're Not Asking About the Uber Death

The Questions We're Not Asking About the Uber Death

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