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Bruno “btco” Oliveira
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Lives in Mountain View, CA
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you're saying the restrooms are well-placed?
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シンプルそろばんを更新しました。このバージョン(1.0.7)には次の新しい機能が含まれています。
*掛け算2級モード (2桁)
*割り算モード
*引き算のチュートリアル
*掛け算のチュートリアル
*掛け算2級のチュートリアル
インストールしてみたらいかがですか。
ご感想を聞かせてください。

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=br.net.btco.soroban
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This application is a simple Japanese abacus (soroban / そろばん). It has a fre...
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Consumption of margarine causes divorces in Maine. Well, no. But the reason why most people confuse correlation with causation is that correlation is highly correlated with causation.

http://tylervigen.com/
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Would be nice to read their site on mobile...
Good post!
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Japanese pottery at Hakone Gardens in California.
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superb photo!
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Japanese pottery. 1/60s, f/2.4, ISO 200.
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Japanese pottery. 1/60s, f/2.4, ISO 200. Taken at Hakone Gardens.
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Last evening I pushed the latest update (1.0.7) to Soroban, with these new features:

* added Multiplication II module
* added Division module
* added tutorial for subtraction
* added tutorial for single-digit multiplication
* added tutorial for two-digit multiplication
* changed default soroban sizes to 7 and 9 columns
* added dots to the central bar

Let me know what you think!

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=br.net.btco.soroban

#soroban  #abacus
This application is a simple Japanese abacus (soroban / そろばん). It has a fre...
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I think there is a method for mental calculation that's based on precisely that idea: imagining an abacus in one's head and carrying out calculations in it!
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+Evelio Tarazona Cáceres I'm considering happiness to be an absolute quantity, like temperature. So absolute sadness would be represented by happiness = 0.
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This is an incredible zoomable gigapixel photo of the Andromeda galaxy, taken by the Hubble. It's mind-boggling to think that each of these tiny dots is a star:

http://www.spacetelescope.org/images/heic1502a/zoomable/
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Fantastic picture !
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Japanese pottery. 1/60s, f/2.4, ISO 200.
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It is a wonderful shot. Thanks for sharing. 
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Cerâmica japonesa. 1/60s, f/2.4, ISO 200. Foto tirada no Hakone Gardens.
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muito legal esse jogo de sombras e linhas. ficou muito bom.
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PSA: If you buy concert tickets with Live Nation, beware: they are running a shameless scam to relieve you of $14.99 of your hard-earned dollars. This just happened to my wife and I.

http://www.alternapop.com/2011/01/19/live-nation-magazine-subscription-scam-duping-customers-out-of-14-99-per-purchase/
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Yeah! Imagine all the money they made with this over the years! 
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Android Developer Relations - Google
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Android, Java, C, C++, HTML5, Javascript, Bash, Python, Perl, Photography, rudimentary cooking
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  • Google
    Developer Relations, 2010 - present
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I work in the Android team at Google. I love code, photography, sci-fi and I have a weakness for old/retro games where you can see the pixels and hear the square waves.
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Born in Brazil, default language pt_BR, been around for approx 9.78265e8 seconds at the time of this writing. I work in the Android Developer Relations team at Google in Mountain View, California.
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know what 42 is; actually used 5 1/4" floppy disks; can cook an egg; know the relationship between shutter speed and aperture; loved C++ STL while hating C++ STL; modified a Perl program without rewriting; recovered a hard disk using /bin/cat; retained >= 50% sanity after previous 2 items
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Mountain View, CA
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Sao Paulo, Brazil