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I feel like this is cool but cannot really figure out how useful this will be ..... 
TigerDirect.com has 1.44MB Ultra External USB 2.0 Floppy Disk Drive for $19.99 - $20 Rebate = Free. Shipping is free. Thanks TDMVP73.
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gotta love it, retro helps in boot problems since its active state always.
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Such a good reading, each time I get to understand a bit more. Highly recommended
 
On the consequences of making books freely available online

Earlier today I posted the final beta chapter of my book about neural networks at http://neuralnetworksanddeeplearning.com.

The book is online and freely available.   

One pleasing consequence of this availability is that many people get to see the book - the book will pass 400,000 readers later today or tomorrow, according to Google Analytics.   Of course, that number is not a true representation of impact, since many of those people no doubt glanced briefly at the book, and decided to move on to other things.

But there is a closely related number that gives me particular pleasure: according to Google Analytics the book has been downloaded in 208 countries.  That list includes places such as Djibouti, Comoros, Burkina Faso, and many others.  

As in other countries, no doubt some of the readers in those countries only looked briefly at the book.  But I'm truly delighted that putting the book freely online gives people all over the world the opportunity to look at the book, and decide if it might be useful to them.

If I'd gone the conventional publishing route, my book would just now be entering production, and would have been seen by perhaps a few dozen people, probably in 2 or 3 countries.  Online availability really makes a big difference!
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+Liang Wang​, 这货没法用啊,噪音太大了
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Amazon Lenovo ThinkServer TS440 70AQ0009UX E3-1225 4GB Tower Server Desktop Computer
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+Zhengpeng Hou 这么贵啊,还只是块板我搞它干毛?
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#lowRISC# http://www.lowrisc.org/ Open to the core; Introducing a new, open-to-the-RTL CPU project called lowRISC http://www.bunniestudios.com/blog/?p=4083
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不想回忆,未敢忘记 - 向25年前追求自由民主的青春热血致敬
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Hmm, it appears Google's self driving cars use Ubuntu.
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The Funniest Source Code Comments You've Ever Seen
Caution: Do not drink or eat while reading! Danger of choking!

If you've ever seen/written a piece of code, just read the article.

If you have no idea what source code comments are, just a quick explanation: when a programmer writes a computer program he often leaves his comments inside the program code for the fellow programmers who will maintain the code later to understand what it does. Well, this is what the code comments are supposed to be there for. Now, you too can go read the article.

I laughed so hard I couldn't breath: http://goo.gl/E2oNkE



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Hi! I’m Mike Bostock, creator of D3.js and a former graphics editor for The New York Times. I do data visualization, design and open source. AMA!

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Nice introduction to PCB prototyping/production.
We're excited to kick off a three part blog series this week about building your first PCB prototype.  PCBs (printed circuit boards) are the heart and brains of every product that turns on, plugs in, or lights up.  They contain electrical components that determine the behavior of your product, and come in all shapes and sizes. In this first post, we're going to share some tips about defining and communicating PCB fabrication specific...
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T-Mobile offers simple choice family plans with no contract or credit check needed. Get 4 phone lines for only $100 a month. Find out more info here!
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Headless Linux computer for $7..
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Somebody asked “Anyone knows a computer cheaper than a Raspberry Pi with a network interface?” on Google+ mini PCs community. Some OpenWRT routers such as TPLink WR703N selling for about $20, or the VoCore Wi-Fi module selling for about the same price (Wi-Fi only) were parts of the answers, ...
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In collaboration with Canonical using the Ubuntu OpenStack (Icehouse) distribution, AMD’s SeaMicro SM15000 deployed 75,000 virtual machines in just 6.5 hours! http://bit.ly/1ljVFPQ
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感觉openstack还是挺好用,可以自己架个体验下, openstack应该是做私有云的
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