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Would those of you who follow me please sign.
Break links and you break the Internet. Help us save these critical building blocks of the web.
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They will exert pressure on an unnamed outfit who plans on proposing a "greater firewall" to protect the interests of their clients. Probably lobbyists who pretend to represent the Koch brothers for example. There's been plenty of bad publicity who they, the Koch brothers don't like. That's one example. There's more of course. The belief is that it could break the mechanism that the currently wired Web is based on. That's how I understand what they are getting it. Reading the site before you or someone else do that would provide more.
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Tell Congress: End the Millionaire Social Security Tax Break
I created a petition to Rep. Carolyn Maloney (NY-12), Sen. Charles Schumer (NY-1), and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (NY-2) which says:

"Tell Congress: End the Millionaire Social Security Tax Break
Tell Congress: End the Millionaire Social Security Tax Break"

Will you sign this petition? Click here:

http://petitions.moveon.org/sign/tell-congress-end-the-6?source=c.em.cp&r_by=9403269

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+Gregg Levine who, soros?
Yes he is.
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What else can go wrong here?
When vandals sliced a fiber-optic cable in the Arizona desert last month, they did more than time-warp thousands of people back to an era before computers, credit cards or even phones. They exposed a glaring vulnerability in the nation's Internet infrastructure: no backup systems in many places ...
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So New Mexico has another museum. And one to visit. Good to know.
On this day in history, 1954, the Sonic Wind No. 1 rocket sled was tested on rails for the first time in Alamogordo, New Mexico. Six rockets produced 27,000 pounds of thrust. Air Force Lt. Col. John Stapp rode the rocket sled at Holloman ...
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I posted about a used Nook Simple Touch because its Android based and almost easy to root. Which is why I'm still trying to find one of the dratted things. However I will accept a used Kindle 3 device. So how many of the members here recall where to find a used one of them for sale in local stores?
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I got my kindle 2 on Amazon.com. Just go to the product page and they have new and used.
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Can someone within this group of ours point me towards a used electronic devices store that happens to have a Nook Simple Touch available? While trying to get a recalcitrant design to work that probably won't be connected to anything running Android I had a flash of insight.

And remembered that the thing runs it inside, and I do have something that can be configured to act as an I/O platform for the Android family. 
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Interesting concept.
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I first bought this gizmo, the Vinco or Vinculo from FTDI several years ago in June, shortly after they participated in both Google I/O and Maker Faire that year. It is about the size of the basic Ardunio but easier to program. Oddly enough it wasn't for Android accessory work which was its pitch, but for USB host development. They make a module (shown there) who provides two USB host connectors. Its really designed for development work that does not need the features that the first mentioned one wants. (Or needs.) The wonder behind the whole VNC2 chipset is how easy it is to program. I'm probably going to buy a VNC2 based V2DIP2-64 one from Mouser later this year to further explore this problem.

http://www.ftdichip.com/Products/Modules/DevelopmentModules.htm
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Now there's a good idea. What every tortoise needs.
It's truly incredible what 3D printing is doing, not only for human beings, but for the animal kingdom as well. Every month here at 3DPrint.com we cover num
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I signed. All of you I know, and those I don't, in the US. Please sign.
Read our letter to U.S. House and Senate leadership on how our surveillance laws should be changed. Then add your name to show your support. #United4NSAReform
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How many of us here recognize that scene?
On this day in history, 1970, Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) introduced the PDP-11 minicomputer. The series of 16-bit minicomputers were sold by DEC from 1970 well into the 1990s. Due to its additional general-purpose registers ...
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However if we are indeed including mechanical computers, then the one Babbage was working on and came extremely close to finishing predates it by about one-hundred years. In fact rumors abound that he did build a prototype of both "engines". And this year marks the Centennial of NACA the advisory agency that predated NASA. There's a scene in the historical pages who who show a an individual running a contraption who worked similar to the things from Babbage.
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Woohoo!
Thanks to the FCC and Tom Wheeler for supporting local choice and broadband competition. https://takeaction.withgoogle.com/open-internet-g
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