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With all that is going on in the world right now, between Trump’s inauguration and the Women’s Marches, there has been a lot of activity on social media and comment threads around. Many of the threads with controversy have had strong feelings on each side (duh). Unfortunately, they seem to quickly devolve into shouting matches and unwarranted attacks. This is especially true of comment threads from news sources, but is even true with personal threads from some of my friends.

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[O.C.T.O.B.E.R. IV-30] Tea time!

function teatime=foo()

% ACKNOWLEDGMENT: my officemate Paul.

i=1

tea=load(tea.jpg)

plot(tea) % Yes, this is a fake command!

while i<2

fprintf(‘%’)

% Better not make this your entire loop! But I will anyways…

end %while

end%function

And now I go to the command line…

>foo()

tea.jpg

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<Noah hits CTRL+C to terminate the infinite loop.>

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Today is the thirtieth day of the fourth round of O.C.T.O.B.E.R. That makes four weeks and two days.

Thanksgiving Day: 27 days.

Joint Mathematics Meetings: 68 days.

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