Serendeputy - your personal news assistant.

Welcome to Serendeputy!

Serendeputy is your personal news assistant.

Your deputy:
- learns what you like and don't like,
- lovingly compiles a list of news and blogs for you.

You can help your deputy learn by searching, clicking links and pressing the little smiley faces.
How it works.

What to do:
  1. Click links to teach your deputy
  2. Click smileys and frownies
  3. Find favorite topics and sources
  4. See how much better your deputy is getting at finding you good stuff.
  5. Sign in for free to save your profile, or please tell me why you won't.
3 million people flocked to Ello within 2 months. How many sites do you know that grew that fast? Paul Budnitz says that's because... The post Facebook won, right? Then why are so many joining Ello? – with Paul Budnitz appeared first on Mixergy....
From: Mixergy | By: Andrew Warner | Monday, November 24, 2014
smile
frown
In the last month I have somewhat serendipitously been exposed to a lot of Moroccan art. In my new hometown of Rabat, the country's first museum of modern and contemporary art just opened. In Paris, where I was visiting last month, there are three ongoing exhibitions dedicated...
From: The Arabist | By: Ursula Lindsey | Sunday, November 23, 2014
smile
frown
One photographer leverages her work for humanitarian good....
From: The Atlantic | By: Allen McDuffee | Sunday, November 23, 2014
smile
frown
The math of soul mates, the psychology of nothing, the physics of faith, and more illuminating insights on the universe and our place in it.Brain Pickings takes 450+ hours a month to curate and edit across the different platforms, and remains banner-free....
From: Brain Pickings | By: Maria Popova | Monday, November 24, 2014
smile
frown
Lil B continues making the rounds in academia with his wide-ranging lectures, first at New York University in 2012 and now at the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Starting off with a...
From: Hypebeast | By: Hypebeast | Monday, November 24, 2014
smile
frown
In the evolution of information technology, acceleration is the rule—and this fact isn’t easy for the human brain to grasp. You’d be hard pressed to find someone who isn’t at... read more...
From: Singularity Hub | By: Jason Dorrier | Sunday, November 23, 2014
smile
frown
An expanded version of “The Business of Being Born,” a documentary by the actress Ricki Lake that some experts say plays down the risks of delivering babies at home, will debut on Netflix....
From: New York Times | By: CHRISTINE HAUGHNEY | Monday, November 24, 2014
smile
frown
The cost of electricity from wind and solar power plants has plummeted, making it in some places cheaper than coal or natural gas....
From: New York Times | By: DIANE CARDWELL | Monday, November 24, 2014
smile
frown
Reducing greenhouse gas emissions is simply another step in the transition to cleaner energy....
From: New York Times | By: RALPH CAVANAGH | Sunday, November 23, 2014
smile
frown
As we inch closer to Thanksgiving, retailers aggressively market their best Black Friday deals. Sam's Club stunned buyers with the cheapest iPhone 6 deal while Target and Walmart lead the way with astonishing, hard-to-beat TV deals. ...
From: Christian Science Monitor | Sunday, November 23, 2014
smile
frown
Subject: Travel pool report #4 – more color from morning golf Your pooler is back in the motorcade at 10:15 am Pacific Time and we are rolling for the airport and the flight home. Here’s a little more color on POTUS’s morning activity. Pool did...
From: Fox News | By: Greta Van Susteren | Sunday, November 23, 2014
smile
frown
The new editor of Valleywag sounds off on Steve Jobs and hypocrisy of Silicon Valley.
From: The Kernel | By: Selena Larson | Sunday, November 23, 2014
smile
frown
These days healthcare insurance costs a pretty penny. Frankly for lots and lots of people it is financially out of their reach or they have to take the cheapest option, which may mean high deductibles and large out of pocket costs. This is why healthcare...
From: Nature Moms Blog | By: Tiffany | Monday, November 24, 2014
smile
frown
Though it would be hard to see it in the midterm election results, we live in the opening phase of a great countermovement against neoliberalism. The evidence is everywhere you look, and not only in the United States and Latin America. The stunning success...
From: The American Prospect | By: David Bensman | Monday, November 24, 2014
smile
frown
This week, House Republicans selected Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan as the next chairman of the powerful House Ways and Means Committee. That lofty perch, the AP was quick to proclaim, gives Ryan "a high-profile platform if he decides to run for president...
From: Daily Kos | By: Jon Perr | Monday, November 24, 2014
smile
frown
In the Americas, three nations prevail as leading consumers and producers of beef: the United States, Brazil, and Argentina. From burgers to filet mignon, beef is often considered a staple food, even a delicacy. Its consumption is deeply ingrained in...
From: Truthout | Sunday, November 23, 2014
smile
frown
Congress can while away the hours debating over EPA regulations. It seems to be the plan of some congresspeople who would rather see a broken government than a useful one. However, they should note that a strong majority of Americans support strict limits...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Cynthia Shahan | Monday, November 24, 2014
smile
frown
Historic. Such is the ubiquitous description of the climate agreement recently announced in Beijing between Barack Obama and Xi Jinping in which China promised for the first time to cap carbon emissions....
From: Orlando Sentinel | By: Charles Krauthammer | Sunday, November 23, 2014
smile
frown
My husband and I once made a promise that we were NOT going to become parents who crammed our children’s lives with tonnes of extra curricular activities, soccer, football, cricket, hockey, tennis, swimming, gymnastics, martial arts, music, languages,...
From: Karen Cheng | By: admin | Monday, November 24, 2014
smile
frown
Rep. Steve King (R-IA) believes President Barack Obama's executive amnesty turns the children of illegal immigrants who are legal residents or U.S.-born citizens into "human shields" for their illegal immigrant parents.  King, who went down to the border...
From: Big Government | Monday, November 24, 2014
smile
frown
Colts wide receiver T.Y. Hilton had a pretty eventful day. From having a 100-yard receiving day to celebrating the birth of his daughter, Hilton stole the show today for the Colts. It was 5:15 a.m. in Indianapolis as Colts wide receiver T.Y. Hilton slept...
From: Stampede Blue | By: Josh Wilson | Monday, November 24, 2014
smile
frown
Held in November each year, Diabetes Awareness Month had a multitude of events nationwide to celebrate the 2014 occasion. Internationally, World Diabetes Day was November 14, 2014. While most headlines were serious about helping people get the pre-diabetes...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Maryam Louise | Monday, November 24, 2014
smile
frown
  by Frédéric Filloux From valuations to management cultures, the gap between legacy media companies and digital natives ones seems to widen. The chart below maps the issues and shows where efforts should focus.  At conferences and workshops in Estonia,...
From: Monday Note | By: Frédéric Filloux | Monday, November 24, 2014
smile
frown
Patrick Schwarzenegger, Miley Cyrus’ latest beau, dressed in a pilot’s jumpsuit as he escorted the controversial pop diva to her 22 birthday party. Cyrus, who wore a neon pink and line cut-out dress and pink fur jacket, was very affectionate with...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Tammy Rose | Monday, November 24, 2014
smile
frown
The rise and fall of real estate prices seem to shape the rise and fall of fertility among renters and homeowners.
From: NPR | Monday, November 24, 2014
smile
frown
An unidentified suicide bomber attacked a volleyball tournament in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday, killing at least 50 people. This comes after the lower house of Afghanistan's parliament approved the agreement to keep U.S. troops in the country past...
From: NPR | Monday, November 24, 2014
smile
frown
There is no announcement yet from the grand jury investigating the death of Michael Brown, an unarmed, black, 18-year-old. The panel is deciding whether to indict a white police officer in his death.
From: NPR | Monday, November 24, 2014
smile
frown
Authorities in St. Louis County, Mo. continued preparations ahead of an expected grand jury decision on whether to charge a white police officer for the fatal August 9 shooting of a black teen in Ferguson....
From: Fox News | Monday, November 24, 2014
smile
frown
The death toll in Afghanistan's deadliest insurgent attack this year has risen to at least 50, with 63 wounded, many of them children, officials said on Monday, as NATO confirmed that two of its service members were killed in an insurgent attack....
From: Fox News | Monday, November 24, 2014
smile
frown
NATO says that two of its service members have been killed in an attack in eastern Afghanistan.
From: Fox News | Monday, November 24, 2014
smile
frown
My neighbors are being evicted after doing something dodgey that caused an explosion and involved (supposedly) a pressure cooker, and definitely a list of OTC pharmaceuticals, one ingredient was Baby Aspirin. I was told, anyway. What were they making?There...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: jbenben | Monday, November 24, 2014
smile
frown
Our daughters just got out of the NICU after a long stay. Our primary nurse was really wonderful and I'd love some advice about how to thank her.The staff of the NICU was really great in general, and I read this question and am planning to bring some...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: gerstle | Monday, November 24, 2014
smile
frown
I live in Toronto I recently started a full-time job (two weeks ago) and I've been using a debit card (with RBC) for the past five years. I didn't want to get a credit card because I didn't want to get sucked into the system. But yesterday changed my...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: cyrusw8 | Monday, November 24, 2014
smile
frown
‘ve been thinking a lot about comforts. As I’m preparing to host my first Thanksgiving in New Orleans, I’m thinking a lot about exactly how to make my guests feel comfortable.  I’m thinking beyond moist stuffing and sweet cranberry sauce, because...
From: Joy the Baker | By: joythebaker | Monday, November 24, 2014
smile
frown
Welcome to another edition of Cocktail Monday. You see, I’m in a bit of a predicament over here. I have WAY too many fall and Thanksgiving type recipes and only like a couple days to post them. Don’t get me wrong, I’m pretty proud of myself for...
From: We are not Martha | By: Sues | Monday, November 24, 2014
smile
frown
6 months (always check with your pediatrician) Original recipe from Little Green Pouch. **Oats are high in fiber, calcium, protein and even some B vitamins. Sweet potatoes are high in Vitamin A and beta carotene as well as potassium. -- posted by the...
From: Recipezaar | Monday, November 24, 2014
smile
frown
The web is seeing an explosion of first-person narrative—and that's not (entirely) a bad thing....
From: The Atlantic | By: Olga Khazan | Sunday, November 23, 2014
smile
frown
Dissecting "Crossed," the seventh episode of the fifth season...
From: The Atlantic | By: David Sims | Monday, November 24, 2014
smile
frown
The show's continued embrace of virtual history this week sees a government official telling the public that humanity's doom has already been sealed....
From: The Atlantic | By: David Sims | Monday, November 24, 2014
smile
frown
  Ariana Grande invited The Weeknd onstage at the 2014 AMAs to perform their hit "Love Me Harder"  Watch them inside as well as performances from Iggy Azalea and A$AP Rocky with Sam Smith.     Earlier tonight, pop princess Ariana Grande (wearing...
From: Young Black and Fabulous | By: _YBF | Monday, November 24, 2014
smile
frown
Vogue.it suggestions for copying Dita von Teese in Ulyana Sergeenko Couture look. Photogallery.
From: Vogue Italia | Monday, November 24, 2014
smile
frown
From Jane Fonda’s sexy space traveler in Barbarella to the Capitol couture featured in The Hunger Games, science fiction cinema has influenced fashion for decades. Eindhoven-based designer … Read More...
From: Flavorwire | Sunday, November 23, 2014
smile
frown
The 2014 American Music Awards are going down at the Nokia Theatre in L.A. tonight. Peep the red carpet pics of Nicki Minaj, Jhene Aiko, Jennifer Lopez, Zendaya Coleman, Jordin Sparks and many more inside… As she gears up for the release of her new...
From: Young Black and Fabulous | By: _YBF | Monday, November 24, 2014
smile
frown
Born between 24th and 30th November: Christina Applegate, Tina Turner, Bruce Lee, Manolo Blahnik, Martina Stella, John Galliano, Ben Stiller
From: Vogue Italia | Monday, November 24, 2014
smile
frown
Music's biggest names, plus plenty of actors and reality stars, hit the red carpet for tonight's American Music Awards. The AMAs are typically more casual than the Oscars or Emmys, but I'm happy to report that this year there were all kinds of glamorous...
From: Glamour | Monday, November 24, 2014
smile
frown