Hamdan Azhar
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Bitcoin Exchanges Can Go Mainstream, if We're Strategic Enough to Pull it Off

Over 80 Bitcoin early adopters gathered at 55 Wall Street on Tuesday night to chart the future of currency.

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Data Visualization Never Gave NYC Democrats So Much Joy

Joseph Lhota's defeat to Bill de Blasio is the worst defeat for New York City Republicans in nearly thirty years.
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“A Battle For the Soul Of the Gay Community” — Protesters Reject S.F. Pride’s Exclusion Of Bradley Manning

Over 100 protesters gathered at the monthly meeting of the San Francisco Pride committee to object to the board's decision to disqualify Bradley Manning as grand marshal.

Culture Jamming SXSW 2013

A PolicyMic pundit offers his personal account of experiences attending South by Southwest Interactive 2013.

What Does the Future Of Innovation Look Like? Thought Leaders At 'The Intersection' Give Us a Glimpse

Writing and data science both involve telling stories and there are many stories to be told in Silicon Valley. Recently, I attended The Intersection, a conference on innovation and social change.
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The Ron Paul Effect: How the GOP Threw the Election By Disenfranchising Ron Paul Supporters

New analysis reveals that in no less than five states, Romney’s margin of loss to President Obama in the general election was less than the number of votes received by Ron Paul in the primary.

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Love and Politics: Why I’m Voting for Ron Paul

Love and visionary politics are both high-risk propositions, unsuited for narrow-minded, boring people, and are best left to those who dream big and believe in the power of their dreams.

Human Immortality: Singularity Summit Looks Forward to the Day That Humans Can Live Forever

Speakers at the 7th Annual Singularity Summit predict a future in which everyone lives forever and the intelligence of man and machine fuse to usher in a new "human-machine civilization."
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Ron Paul Delegates Arrested As They Win a Majority at Louisiana GOP Convention

The Louisiana State Republican Convention descended into chaos this morning, with several delegates being arrested and the convention chairman being thrown to the ground by police.
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Ron Paul Dissents on House Bill for Unlimited Military Aid for Israel, Shows Why He's a True Leader

The House has quietly passed a bill that guarantees unlimited military aid to the government of Israel. The measure passed 411-2, with Ron Paul among the two dissenters.
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Ron Paul Supporters Allege Fraud as Arizona Republican Convention is Shut Down

Sources report that organizers were overwhelmed by the high turnout of Ron Paul supporters and did everything they could to disenfranchise the Paul delegates.

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Ron Paul Wins in Maine and Nevada Increasing Delegate Count Towards GOP Nomination

Ron Paul’s surprise upsets in Maine and Nevada, two states that the mainstream media had already called for Mitt Romney, will upend the race for the 2012 Republican nomination.
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Ron Paul Upsets Rick Santorum In Missouri Caucuses Buoyed By Huge Youth Turnout

While the final outcome of Missouri’s lengthy caucus process may not be known for months, early results indicate that Ron Paul may walk away from the state with the most delegates.
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Ron Paul's Voter Base Doubled Since 2008, Analysis Reveals

A new analysis reveals that Ron Paul has improved on his 2008 performance, often dramatically, in every one of 19 states for which a direct comparison can be made.