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I don't often invent words, but when I do, I like them to stick!

Stucker : The type of annoying sticker that does not peel off easily. Typically, upon attempted removal, such stickers either: rip/damage the surface they were stuck to, or partially rip themselves leaving a sticky mark that's very difficult to remove.

If you like it, please up-vote my recently added definition for "Stucker" on the infamous urbandictionary. If it gets out and about it could even end up in a dictionary of repute :)

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Hmm, never really thought about this...

"[...] a hypothetical, future quantum computer would be able to retrospectively decrypt any internet communication that was recorded today, and many types of information need to remain confidential for decades. Thus even the possibility of a future quantum computer is something that we should be thinking about today."

Glad someone is thinking about this though, and trying to solve the problem. Check out the link referenced below if interested.

I think for me it highlights the need to secure the pipes (physical infrastructure) though which data flows, as well as securing the data itself.

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So I'm aware this video will have limited appeal, but I thought I'd share it just in case anyone out there is trying to create a mini rainwater harvesting system in a similar scenario. Not you?... well then, I recommend not wasting 11 mins watching it :)

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Fascinating unique piece of drama, based on the characters from Joyce's "The Dead", but set amidst the 1916 rising. Last two performances... tonight, and Saturday. Tickets via http://leesonparkplayers.com/current-production/ 
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Why does everything to do with "Verified by Visa" always look like a scam?! I mean: redirects to random unheard of domains, dodgy looking graphics/logos and layout... these are exactly the kinds of things you might expect from a real scam. It's ridiculous that it is actually official. Check out this good write up about the problems with it... +Visa you can do better!

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I think there is a lot of truth to this. Key message... It's probably better to dabble in several diverse areas of interest rather than spend all your time on one.

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Wow, dramatic sky over Dun Laoghaire.
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What do the names of the counties of Ireland really mean? Well, take a look at this...
All 32 counties of Ireland with their literal English translations

This map of Ireland shows all the county names translated from the original Irish into English, basically showing their literal meaning.

Where counties have a Viking name, they are translated too. (Sorry, everyone from the Church of the Toothless One.)

For me, it's 'Cainnech's Church' (Kilkenny/Cill Chainnigh)!

As a side note, London shouldn't even be beside Derry on this map let alone in brackets.


[Originally from the DailyEdge.ie]

#Ireland #Irish #Gaeilge #Heritage #Culture #History #Celtic #Tradition #Counties #Leinster #Munster #Connacht #Ulster
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