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Andrea Riva
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    IT Manager, 1990 - present
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    IT Manager, 2009 - present
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    Freelance consultant, Project Management, 1990 - 2006
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    Freelance consultant, SW Development, 2006 - 2009
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Of all the parodies of Zaza's absurd dancing penalty, I name this one the absolute best :-)
@AllFootballLive @MetinHuseyin we have to learn to kick the penalty. In anyway Italy is not so lucky with the penalty. MUFC · 43m43 minutes ago. MUFC @khaledd27_. @AllFootballLive @AhmedSadeq93. Chris Addison. 31m31 minutes ago. Chris Addison @chrisaddison_. @AllFootballLive @jnbgooner.
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Honest, solid app. Go grab it.
The Prime version of the Nova Launcher is once again available for under $1 ($0.99 to be specific) on Google Play. In case you don't already know, that's down from the app's usual price of $4.99.
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It's too much vanilla for me. I like app folders, unread counts, hidden apps, resizable grid, resizable icons, out of grid icons, etc etc

I don't use themes and I'm not into that kind of customization, but I DO want to be able to organize desktop screens and apps the way I like it, and Google's launcher is too basic for me.
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"Oh yeah, the usual breakwater made with a bunch a rocks!"

Until you get closer...

A nice idea they had many years ago in Caorle, near Venice: letting sculptors have fun with the boulders along the seaside. There are some goods works here and there.
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I'm speechless... He's always been my top musician... I've grown up with him...

Speechless...
Detectives are investigating the star's death after he was found at his Paisley Park recording studios
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The perfectly brilliant story of the medieval origin of Fourier transform :-)

Or... Why I can't stop loving Quora.
Answer by Job Bouwman, PhD candidate in medical imaging (MRI).
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Very good piece, which puts current AI where AI deserves to be, and gives a down to earth explanation of the (yet to come, at the time of the interview!) AlphaGo's achievements.
DeepMind’s exploits in South Korea have captivated the world this week, as its AlphaGo program has defeated Go champion Lee Se-dol three times to secure overall victory in a five-game series —...
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Unfortunately, I had to sign this petition: my LG G4 has suffered from the "boot loop" issue for the last week. Luckily LG has acknowledged the problem, so rather than a repair, I should get a new one.
Many owners of the LG G4 have had their smartphones suddenly rendered unusable due to a hardware defect that causes the phone to endlessly try to boot up, fail, and attempt to boot up again - known as the G4 "boot loop" defect . This is especially damaging because the issue can happen suddenly and,...
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Having to factory reset my phone in the near future, I was wondering whether I can finally rely on Marshmallow's cloud auto-backup features.

TL;DR answer is: No! Titanium if you are rooted, or ADB backup/restore if you aren't, are still the ways to go.

The lack of a real, full backup in Android, is one of the greatest shortcomings of the platform. Quite unacceptable, IMHO.

The new system works, but apps will need to be tweaked to meet the requirements.
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That is a really dark zone in Android's universe... I have reset my phones many, many times, and sometimes they weren't even able to automatically download the apps that were installed before the reset :-(

I guess that the openness of Android can make a "total backup" a little harder to implement, because Google cannot know in detail how phone makers may have customized the OS, but even an "almost total backup" would be great.

My hope for auto-backup in Marshmallow was therefore great, but after checking settings in Google Drive, I found that only 11 apps have some backup data saved on the cloud... out of 69...

I'm not going to risk, and will use adb since the phone is not rooted. That's a PITA, but are there other viable solutions on a non rooted phone?
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It's hard to describe my feelings for Prince's death.

A few weeks ago, when I heard about David Bowie, I immediately felt the pain and the sorrow, but with Prince I cannot go beyond a dull numbness, because I just cannot accept his death.

I've loved the artist more than any other musician. I have his complete discography, including tons on unpublished material (all The Works, for those who know them). I can sing by heart many of his albums.

But, above all, I have countless memories from my 20s and my 30s, with some song from Prince as the soundtrack. He's so deeply involved with my life, that it's difficult for me to listen to one of his songs without going back to some period or episode of my life.

Hence, my numbness, speechlessness, engulfed sadness.

Today, for me, it's snowing.
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We are definitely at war... Earlier this week I witnessed the 6th ransomware attack, since the beginning of the year, at the two places where I work.

The first 5 came via traditional mail messages and nuked client PCs, but the 6th landed directly on a server, via RDP + brute force attack, and nuked 1TB of data throughout the network in less than an hour.

And yesterday I've read about a new variant spreading via Flash... Which means, considering the average user attention to the problem, that you either shut up internet or sit down and wait with a hand on your wallet...

We are at war, with ton$$$ of money at stake, and I can't think of all the casualties we will have to suffer before this is over.


Crypto-ransomware has turned every network intrusion into a potential payday.
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Calling this the Swiss Army Knife of calculators would be a total understatement. It does EVERYTHING, and then MORE... 
TechCalc contains 12 computing modes in one application + a handy reference...
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Finally!!! it's back!!!

I've not read about it anywhere... am I in a test group, or was I simply absent-minded?
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...going to do that right now... thanks again! :-)
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