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Ireland battles to victory over Scotland

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After a bruising and unexpected defeat to England in Dublin last week, Ireland belatedly got the defense of its Six Nations title underway with a hard fought 22-13 win over Scotland at Murrayfield.

What I learned when I went inside Facebook

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It was August 17, 2018, and Facebook Chief Security Officer Alex Stamos and I were driving together to his last day of work. After three years at the company, much of it spent dealing with Russian meddling on the platform — and, reportedly, debating with others inside the company over how transparent it was being with the public about the issue — he was conflicted, but ready to move on.

A short history of the elevator

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The first passenger elevator got off to a slow start. Installed in 1857 at the Haughwout Department Store in New York, it was shut down after just three years because customers refused to accept it. Powered by a steam engine in the basement of the five-story building, it traveled at a mere 40 feet per minute. (Today's fastest elevators can travel upwards of 40 feet per second.)
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