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Abrak Jamson
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Shirt.Woot.Com is currently running a derby of most excellent retro-futurism designs. Just $12 after shipping, with one each day this weekend. After this weekend the price goes up.
Today link: http://shirt.woot.com/?ref=sh_gh_sh_9
See all the designs at the Derby site.
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FCC gives the green light to iRobot's robotic lawnmower, which uses radio frequency 'fence stakes'.  Such 'fixed outdoor radio infrastructure' is normally prohibited in the US, apparently, so iRobot needed a waiver.
The makers of Roomba given clearance to put their automatic grass cutter on the market.
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The Hyperloop is probably the most "futurism" thing that people are working on right now. This video even ends with the word.
 
"The Future isn't  something that happens to you; future is something that you build."

The Hyperloop is a conceptual high-speed transportation system put forward by entrepreneur Elon Musk, incorporating reduced-pressure tubes in which pressurized capsules ride on an air cushion driven by linear induction motors and air compressors. ~ http://bit.ly/1L7e0Bn

It's Really Cool & Breath-taking! Now Let's build this.
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Yes but in the future, far fewer people will have jobs to go to, meaning much less congestion on the roads.

I'd rather drive (perhaps in a car with autopilot, for when congestion does occur).

B-)
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XKEYSCORE: Single admin account used to log in to hundreds of MySQL servers. Scale up by adding more MySQL servers. Maybe the best part is the instructions in the administrators guide on how to configure storage volumes on new servers. A very miserable operations team, indeed.
Documents provided by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden shed light on the inner workings of XKEYSCORE, one of the most extensive programs of mass surveillance in human history.
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22M MAU
150k DAU

That makes it less than half of MySpace. Every other network you can think of far surpasses this. I think it's even less than Orkut had.
 
The Hard Numbers for Google Plus Activity

JUST PUBLISHED: +Eric Enge's massive study of over half a million Google+ profiles

Click here >> http://stonet.co/GPlusRealNumbers

Learn how much public posting actually occurs on Google+ from real data on real Google+ profiles.

Please share this important study!

Read at http://stonet.co/GPlusRealNumbers

#plusonly  
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Meh, I still see good stuff here, and it's layout for content is unique and encourages the things I like. 
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there's a pun in panel five ("waste of TIME") that i didn't even notice until i was lettering the comic. i am punning unconsciously now, and the next step is that the puns separate from me and take on a life of their own. i... look forward to this inevitable development??
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Like the present, only with more blue LEDs.
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My favorite kind of posters, retro+astronomy.
 
The natural sky at night is now as rare to us as glaciers and grizzly bears and if we do not actively protect it, we will be in danger of letting it slip away like so much else we hold dear in the world around us.
~ Astronomer, artist, and night-sky ambassador, Tyler Nordgren now regularly tours the national parks giving talks to visitors and rangers alike educating both on the beauty of the night sky and how our national parks open a window on the Universe beyond.

More at: http://www.tylernordgren.com/
If you see a car along that road,” Tyler Nordgren warned me, “don’t look at the headlights. It’ll ruin your night vision for…
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A lovely visualization, and informative too!
 
A Visual Introduction to Machine Learning

If you haven't seen this yet, it's pretty awesome!
What is machine learning? See how it works with our animated data visualization.
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Thanks for sharing!  I hope things are well with you!
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Remove all server rooms.
 
Thank the cloud, the servers are gone. It’s time to reclaim the office. goo.gl/KjYOYX
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TIL that DOOM uses a variant on the XKCD algorithm for getRandomNumber…
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My upcoming presentation at Microsoft Ignite. I'll sneak you in!
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    Computer Science and Management Information Systems
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Inventing a fake future in hopes that the real future shows up to mate with it.
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In addition to futurism, I like to think about datacenters and global scale. The first is a hobby, and the second is a career that enables much of that future :)
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Backing up the world's email
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