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This is what happens when your dad is a sysadmin or security conscious ;)

#Funny   #Sysadmin   #IT   #Life   #humor  
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Went to update an app that I hadn't in a while, and my backup of my release keystore kept saying that it was either tampered with or the password was invalid (it wasn't). Making a new keystore means releasing the update as a whole NEW app, and the old app gets orphaned, never again to be updated. Turns out it was just the container.
#sunnydaydeveloperproblems  
https://twitter.com/TMil202/status/634173328161378304
“If your Android apk signing keystore ever gives you errors, even though you KNOW the correct password: http://t.co/phlaNytXHo”
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"There's a lot of caching."
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There is no cloud. It's just someone else's computer. Credit http://xkcd.net ‪#‎Funny‬ ‪#‎Sysadmin‬ ‪#‎cloudcomputing‬ ‪#‎Unix‬ ‪#‎Linux‬ ‪#‎IT‬
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Yay! Looks like my Moto 360 will be getting its 5.1.1 update soon
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Version 1.2 pushed to the Play Store
Adds support for Hangouts Dialer and nextPlus
...and now the dialer library is open source at http://git.io/vs6vP
https://goo.gl/4a8qYQ
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In an effort to get more phone apps supported, I've open sourced my Android library for sending dial intents to 3rd party phone apps.
Enjoy!
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AndroidPhoneDialerCompatLibrary - A library to send properly formed dial intents to various Android phone apps
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This is spectacular. Congrats +CyanogenMod

Cyanogen now has more users than Windows Mobile and BlackBerry combined http://www.androidcentral.com/cyanogen-now-has-more-users-windows-mobile-and-blackberry-combined
Speaking at the Seattle Code Rush today, Cyanogen's Adnan Begovic dropped the news that with over 50 million users, Cyanogen is in more hands than Windows Mobile and BlackBerry. Combined. 50 Million of anything is a lot. Congrats to the whole Cyanogen team! "More users than Windows Mobile and Blackberry combined" - Adnan B. at Seattle Code Rush Come join us, 220 2nd Ave S in...
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This is an excellent short overview of what's going on with the Euro and Greece.
 
Irresponsible or unavoidable borrowing?

Growing up in Europe, I didn't pay much attention to the construction of the Euro, and whatever little I remember has nothing to do with the economics of it. Now, older, having lived in the US for a while, with a Greek wife, I'm looking at the way the Euro is unraveling and I've been using the opportunity to try to figure out how it works (or, rather, why it doesn't).

The core mechanism that allows multiple states to share the same currency is pretty simple: since the weaker states can't devalue their currency to compensate for their trade deficit with the stronger ones, money has to flow from the stronger economies to the weaker ones in order to maintain the balance.

We see that in the US: as measured in GDP per capita, there's about a 2:1 ratio between the strongest states and the weakest ones. To compensate for that, a lot of money flows between states, through the federal government. Most taxes in the US are federal taxes, i.e. about 75%, and the federal government doesn't necessarily spend the money it collects in the exact states where it collects them. As an example, every year about 130 billion dollars paid by California in federal taxes don't make it back into California. Texas and New York are the two other states that have a negative balance of more than 100 billion each. For those 3 states, that outflow on money represents 5.7%, 7.2% and 7.4% of their respective GDPs. California is literally sending money to other states so that those states can buy California stuff. The same is true for Texas, New York, and about 20 of the 50 states that are sending money to the other 30.

Looking back in history, the Marshall Plan followed a somewhat similar logic: the US sent aid to Europe, to allow Europeans to buy US goods, which was both a stabilizing mechanism for European currencies that otherwise were in a devaluation spiral, and an outlet for the huge US industrial production. For reference, the Marshall Plan amounted to 120 billion dollars (in today's dollars) over 4 years, which is tiny compared to the amount of money that the federal government now redistributes across state lines.

We can compare that to the situation in the Eurozone/EU, where the GDP per capita varies by a factor of about 2.3:1. Germany's balance in the EU budget is negative by less than 9 billion Euros. France's and Italy's follow at approximately 6.5 billion and 6 billion. Germany's 9 billion Euros is tiny compared to California's 130 billion dollars, especially since Germany's GDP is 60% larger than that of California. Since the US and EU economies have approximately the same size, that's a reasonably apples-to-apples comparison. The biggest negative balance that a Eurozone country has with the EU is about 0.41% of its GDP. The biggest positive balance is 1.3%. Within the US, only 4 states out of 50 fall within that range.

That's the problem right there: Germany is not flowing enough money out to other Eurozone countries to compensate for its own very strong economy. That's true of other rich European countries as well, e.g. Netherlands, Austria, France.

From the Greek point of view, the only way to get that money to flow in order to maintain balance had been for the government to borrow. That wasn't irresponsible borrowing. That was mechanical, predictable. Greece's poor historical discipline around government finances only accelerated an unavoidable process, but it's not a root cause.

In fact, predictably, pushing Greece into austerity made things worse, much worse: with the root cause being Greece's relatively weak economy compared to the rest of the Eurozone, an austerity approach can only put Greece in a position where it needs even more money to flow in in order to maintain balance.

Even if we assume that all of Greece's debts get somehow forgiven with no further constraints and that Greece manages to run a balanced government budget, it would still be in an unsustainable position in the current Eurozone as its weaker economy would force additional money to flow in. Unless the Eurozone very significantly increases the amount of money that it redistributes across borders, Greece should get out of the Euro at the first opportunity, i.e. literally Monday morning, July 6.

Worse, with Greece out, it's only a matter of time for another weak country to find itself in the same position: that might be Portugal, Spain, Italy, or if Bulgaria, Romania or even Hungary join quickly enough that might go through that same death spiral quickly enough to see the Eurozone as a revolving door, with barely enough time to come in before being back out.

Once that first batch of weak countries is out, there'll always be more that'll be at the bottom of the scale and will find themselves in the same position. France is comfortably in the middle of the pack within Europe today, but attrition will eventually push it toward the bottom, and France having to leave the Euro is a true nightmare scenario for everyone.

In order for the Eurozone to survive, its rich members will need to send a lot more money to the poorer ones: the rich ones literally can't continue reaping benefits from a currency based on the European average without sharing those benefits with the poorer ones that bring that European average down. Otherwise, the Euro will consume country after country until it hits a country that is literally too big to fail.
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This. This is why I love Google. They make so much money off of ad revenue, and yet they want to help make sure the clicks aren't ACCIDENTAL
 
According to Google, more than 50 per cent of mobile ads are clicked accidentally.
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This was everything I wanted in a Megaman X cover. 
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If he did every stage song from X, X2, and X3 I would die happy!
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Ginny, they look like seeds from a bird feeder. I miss finding caterpillars that are non toxic.
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When I first moved into the Colony, everyone that lived around me was fairly respectful. The leasing staff was nice, and even though the maintenance crew didn't always get things fixed the first time, they were at least nice and punctual. Sometime after I renewed my lease, my neighbors started getting replaced with young college kids. They party late into the night, drink, scream, do drugs... A police presence will stop them temporarily, but they'll be back at it before long. This isn't just one neighbor, this is almost all of my neighbors now. The leasing office doesn't seem to care what type of people they have in the community, and you are practically required to talk to them face to face to get any action. Some people actually need to sleep because they are adults. If you are an adult as well, stay clear of the Colony at Kenilworth.
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Burger Bros thoroughly impressed me with quality, taste, and atmosphere. Your burger might take a little longer to prepare here than at some of the other respectable burger chains, but maybe that's where the magic happens. Depending on how you like your burger, Burger Bros is absolutely on par with Five Guys and the like. The difference here seems to be time. Your patty is made just for you. There aren't 20 patties cooking at once, and that's alright. I got a side order of onion rings and, I must say, they rate second from the top of my favorite onion rings now(which is a good thing, it's impossible to top my number one pick). Another thing to note is that, even though the burger is just as big as Five Guys', after finishing my meal I didn't feel like I just finished eating a whole deep fried cow. TL;DR: Eat at Burger Bros, you won't regret it.
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After trying some of the quick, in and out, hair cutteries around, I decided I needed to find an actual barber shop. Sportsmans was highly recommended by friends and family and rightly so. Every barber in there has clearly been cutting hair for a lifetime, they are friendly, and they remember you. I travel about half an hour every time I need a haircut just to come here.
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Upon pulling up to the restaurant, we had some reservations about eating lunch there, but we are all glad we did. As soon as you walk inside you see a very tastefully decorated dining area. The menu is loaded with great choices, and the lunch items are cheap, perfectly portioned, and comes with bread and a salad. My group ordered different items from the lunch specials, and we were all extremely satisfied with the quality of food. I would absolutely eat here again if I lived closer.
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