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it should be running on iphone

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The site is not responding, so I can't read the article and there's nothing in the google cache for now.

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The U.S. Centric View on the World in 1962.

Except the Mongolian photo. How did it make there?

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Or, the photos from Italy. Or the ones from Vietnam. Or the ones from Germany. Or Afghanistan. Or Algeria. Or the UK. Or Hong Kong. Or Cuba. Or Venezuela. Japan. Guatemala. South Africa. And the Mongolian one that you mention.

So, OK, there was a bit of a focus on the US, and countries that the US was heavily involved in (like Vietnam and Cuba). But for you to claim that this is US centric except for the Mongolia photo is a bit unfair.

And why would you expect something else from an American magazine? Of course it's going to be the world from a US perspective, as it's a view of the world from a US perspective.

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I didn't expect anything or complained or something. I proposed the title that I thought is more relevant, and did it in a sorta humorous way. This photostream is posted now, not in 1962, when people could live and think that there is the US, the Western allies, the third world with problems - and some grey parts of the world where nothing happens. We know now that 'Russians love their children too', do we?

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I never understand this complaint. It's a US-based news source (The Atlantic) posted to a US-based news aggregator (HN). Why would you expect, or demand, it to not be US centric? You're more than welcome to post collections like this from non-US news sources on hacker news, if you wish.

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Why would you expect, or demand, it to not be US centric?

I, for one, would not. But "The World" in the title seems unwarranted. Just as it does for many "World Series" that only apply to the US, even if everybody deems American teams of sport X to be clearly above the rest.

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Yes. In 1962, for example, the FIFA World Cup was held in Chile. And it was a really world scale event

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1962_FIFA_World_Cup

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The best baseball players in the world play in the US, so it truly is a World Series, regardless of where the teams play.

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Well not all of them play in the US.

http://toronto.bluejays.mlb.com/index.jsp?c_id=tor&sv=1

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I agree with you except with that I am welcomed with some Eastern bloc POV :) I wont even try

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I think everyone here would be super interested to see more pics/description of the Eastern bloc during that era. Post something cool!

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I believe, that a simple google search would do: https://www.google.com/search?q=life%20in%20ussr%20in%2060s

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Yes! It would be fascinating.

I went to Moscow and Leningrad in 1986. Just buying things - you queue to point at what you want and then you get a ticket. You take the ticket to a second queue, to pay for the item and get a receipt. You join a third queue with your receipt to collect the item.

I'd love to read more about that time, especially from people who lived there.

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I didn't live there that time, I am much younger.

But as for receipts, we have this system till now at some stores, in car or computer parts stores, except that you write down item codes on a sheet of paper by yourself, or select them in a database, then you go to cashier to pay and get the receipt, and then you go and get the items from a guy that doesn't deal with money. Don't you have such buerocracy?

There were food supermarkets (универсамы) where you collected items into shopping carts and payed at the exit.

In 1986 there were just enormous queues and deficit of everything due to reasons out of scope for now...

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Why not?

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> Self-sacrifice is the key to producing strong personal relationships

in op's terms, building connections wouldn't be self-sacrifice, but personal growth, so little contradiction i think

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using duckduckgo for not to be tracked by google (as one of the reasons), but with chrome by google?..

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I'm sorry, what? Chrome does not send your info back to Google, unless you have the anonymized usage statistics (not sure what it tracks) option turned on, or are using Google as your search provider with Suggestions enabled as-you-type.

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Officially published or leaked? What does it mean that 'open source is ot Opn Source' just because Donkey.bas was published a couple of years before FSF foundation or didn't comply some rules?

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Nitpick: Open Source is defined by the Open Source Initiative[1] (OSI), not by the FSF, which defines "Free Software".

In fact, "Open Source" was defined specifically as a way to drop the philosophical and ethical approach of "Free Software".

[1]: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Open-source_software

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Microsoft makes the Windows kernel source available to a number of entities [0], but this source is not to be distributed freely. Open Source is usually construed to mean that the source, if you have it, can be distributed to freely.

[0] http://www.microsoft.com/resources/sharedsource/windowslp.ms...

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You can get official Windows source, under restrictive conditions. Mainly used by governments, and some other large organizations.

The rest of your question is somewhat confusing.

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so when leasing airwaves Mr Murdoch is paying the OP? or i missed smth

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It's a bit of a mental stretch, but... the airwaves our "ours" because we pay taxes to fund the FCC to regulate them that way.

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i thought vice versa, we pay taxes to operate/regulate anything that is in public domain ("ours" already), not that we buy it with our taxes from someone.

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'Lean Startup'

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this cloning work could bring only moderate rewards, and it's sad. russian investors are too risk averse.

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> 5: The Nigerian courts and legal system are too hard/expensive/slow for Mocality and Google to navigate, so Mocality have turned to PR to motivate Google to change. ... > 3: Has Mocality retained a lawyer in Nigeria, have they formally asked Google to Cease and Desist and requested compensation?

Kenya is sorta different country.. :)

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if vcs don't risk (avoid failure[by all means]), they wouldn't be rewarded. anyway they sometimes say 90% of startups fail... moderate income may be better than complete failure

http://www.brighthub.com/office/entrepreneurs/articles/78553...

i heard people say that the Valley beats other places of the world in creating Suns, Googles and Facebooks because [one of the reasons] it risks more and considers failure as experience

(harm too, but not that deadly)

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