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Adam Kozicki
Works at Derivative Trading Systems
Attended Birkbeck, University of London
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Check out what I made over the last bank holiday weekend:
http://adamk.org/xdiffr
https://github.com/adamkorg/xdiffr
It is a rewrite of my diff application. It is now cross platform and open source. You are more than welcome to send code improvements or comments/suggestions. 
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Paul Graham's interesting contrarian "Do Things That Don't Scale" technology/startup essay:
http://paulgraham.com/ds.html 
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Hack your body with the "Fitness for Geeks" book, which is talked about in this Wired article:
http://www.wired.com/geekdad/2012/05/fitness-for-geeks/
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Sad to see Microsoft are killing Microsoft Reader. I haven't used it much but its history is interesting. In the late 90's the Reader team invented the ClearType technology, which is a clever use of sub-pixels to render smoother text:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ClearType
Co-creator of ClearType Bill Hill talks about it and other typography/screen issues in this podcast:
http://thisdeveloperslife.com/post/2-0-5-typo
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Some background to Black-Scholes, including discussion with Myron Scholes:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-17866646
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Bootstrap CSS/HTML library from Twitter

http://twitter.github.com/bootstrap/

I've been playing around with Bootstrap and I'm impressed. It makes it really easy to create elegant web pages and web UI's. For most of the functionality you just need to include one CSS file and then apply a single style to an element for each effect. It includes responsive grids, layouts, buttons, icons, forms and lots more. Bootstrap is open source under the Apache licence, which means it can freely be used in commercial apps/sites.
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I bought a Nexus 4 phone a couple of weeks ago for £239 but was rueing my luck when Google announced a price cut of the Nexus 4 to £159 last Wednesday. Luckily I used the the Google Play price protection to get a refund of the difference. This was confirmed today, so a big thumbs up to Google. If anyone else is in the same situation, check out:
https://support.google.com/googleplay/answer/2667427?hl=en-GB
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Indie Game: The Movie

I watched this documentary film last night and it was fantastic. Has anyone else watched it? It captures emotions and motivations that a lot of programmers will relate to. 

Trailer embedded below. Buy the downloadable DRM-free 1080p movie for $10 from:
http://www.indiegamethemovie.com/  
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Yeah, it was more interesting and well done than I thought it would be. When I heard about its kickstarter background, I was expecting a poorly made movie. But it was surprisingly well done.
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A few more photos from my brother's travels in Australia. These are from Brisbane.
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Not sure if it matters which Amazon country site you get it from but here is the Amazon UK link, which worked for me:
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Gutenberg-Geek-Kindle-Single-ebook/dp/B007EI62I0/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1335537977&sr=8-1
 
Today, Gutenberg the Geek is free on Amazon. All I ask: pass it on here.
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