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Brent Upton
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If season 8 of The Office was season 1, then we would probably would never have seen season 2.
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Soon! #projectfi  
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Bitcoin mining on a 55 year old IBM 1401 mainframe: 80 seconds per hash
Could a IBM mainframe from the 1960s mine Bitcoin? The idea seemed crazy, so I decided to find out. I implemented the Bitcoin hash algorithm in assembly code for the IBM 1401 and tested it on a working vintage mainframe. It turns out that this computer coul...
Could a IBM mainframe from the 1960s mine Bitcoin? The idea seemed crazy, so I decided to find out. I implemented the Bitcoin hash algorithm in assembly code for the IBM 1401 and tested it on a working vintage mainframe. It t...
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We spent the best part of the 20th century buying into an "Us" vs "them" ideology, a triumph of "good" over "evil" when really things are way more grey in hue. While Lucas' vision took us down an ever devolving fairy tale world you can't help but question "Why?" and 'evil empire' does not  just come into being, nor does it sustain itself  without doing something good, without delivering some benefits. 

Here, well I was rooting for the Tie Fighters :D
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That's almost the same amount of disks Windows 95a had.
 
You tell me this ain't for real!!!! Sorry f its been posted already.
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The new Raspberry Pi 2 is powerful, robust, and affordable. PubNub handles device commands, controls, coordination and communication for...
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My watch face for today: Star Trek
With a 24mm watch strap on a 22mm watch.

Did something a bit different today. I saw a cheap €8,- watch yesterday, but I liked the canvas watch strap, so I bought it, binned the watch and cut corners out of the 24mm strap to make it for my 22mm +SteelConnect​ adapters. It hasn't turned out perfect (I'm still practising), but the idea is good. Paired with my Star Trek watch face it makes a nice combination.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​
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Couldn't decide - should this go under "Curiosities" or "Portable Devices"?
Large in physical size, not in storage capacity. Computer enthusiast Christopher Parish modified a vintage “DEC RL02” drive—as big as a decent PC case—from the 70s so it can connect to modern PCs via USB. Technically this might be the largest and the heaviest USB storage device in the world.
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Programming binary load lifters
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  • Upton Technologies
    IT Consultant, 2005 - present
  • Cubla
    IT Consultant, 2002 - 2005
  • NETDOOR
    Helpdesk, 1998 - 2002
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There's a good chance I had a Google+ account before you did :P
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  • Mississippi College
    Computer Science, 2000 - 2003
  • Holmes Community College
    Computer Science, 1998 - 1999
  • Madison Central High School
    1994 - 1998
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It's Sysadmin Appreciation Day (hurrah) #SysAdminDay
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It's the last Friday of July, which can only mean one thing: it's System Administrator Appreciation Day! Started in 2000 by Ted Kekatos, thi

ElectroDroid
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Powerful collection of electronics tools and reference.A must for any enthusiast ElectroDroid is a simple and powerful collection of electro

ESET Mobile Security
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Protect your Android smartphone and tablet from emerging threats. Keep your phone or tablet secure and its contents away from prying eyes wi

Microsoft Shows Off Futuristic Transparent 3D Desktop - IGN
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Microsoft's Applied Sciences Group has created a futuristic 3D user interface using a transparent OLED display.

Buy Tickets Jackson Restaurant Week Kick-Off Party | Eat Jackson!
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Spring 2012 Jackson Restaurant Week Kick-Off Party Tickets are now on sale. A very limited number of tickets is available, and the early bir

Mangia Bene!
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Mangia Bene! That’s Italian for “Eat Well!” and you will at our restaurants Mangia Bene! That’s Italian for “Eat Well!” and you will when yo