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Mining Parler data

Just before the social network Parler went down, a researcher who goes by the Twitter username @donk_enby scraped 56.7 terabytes of data from the site via a less-than-secure API. Motherboard reports on what some researchers are doing with the data: One technologist took the scraped Parler data, took every file that had GPS coordinates included within it, formatted that information into JSON, and plotted those onto a map. The technologist...

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Minute-by-minute timeline for what happened at the Capitol

The New York Times outlined the minutes from the speech leading to the mob at the Capitol. By now you’ve probably seen the videos and pictures and have an idea of what happened. But the timeline of events both inside and outside of the building really underscores how much worse it could’ve been. Tags: Capitol, mob, New York Times

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How the mob broke into the U.S. Capitol

The Washington Post pieced together video footage from multiple sources for a timeline of the events. Terrible. Tags: Capitol, government, mob, Washington Post

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