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Pity that this sort of thing doesn't typically qualify as news according to our media overlords.
There’s no doubt that 2014 was a tough year. But Bill Gates looks back at some of the bright spots—including saving more children’s lives, making a breakthrough on TB, and hitting a big milestone in the fight against AIDS.
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Being a C# developer in a past life, this is really exciting to see!

Well done #Microsoft!
NEW YORK — Nov. 12, 2014 — On Wednesday, Microsoft Corp. reinforced its commitment to cross-platform developer experiences by open sourcing the full server-side .NET stack and expanding .NET to run on the Linux and Mac OS platforms. Microsoft also released Visual Studio Community 2013, ...
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Gotta give a shoutout to http://fishshell.com/ for being an awesome little piece of software!
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It's official!

Can't wait to see what lies in store for us :-)

Now where did we hide that 'scale' button...
GoDaddy has closed on the acquisition of MailChimp competitor Mad Mimi, the companies are announcing this morning. The move is meant to further expand the web..
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And no, I wouldn't put this past our dearest Google overlords either...
Scientists at Facebook have published a paper showing that they manipulated the content seen by more than 600,000 users in an attempt to determine whether this would affect their emotional state. The paper, ;“Experimental evidence of massive-scale emotional contagion through social networks,” wa
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Good I don't use Facebook anymore :-)
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Super duper impressive imho...
Autumn - WebGL(html5) Move your mouse. Something inspired by the autumn. All those damn leaves... Soon I will be raking them again. And when I get to hell, I will be raking them forever... Done using three.js. Note. You need a modern browser that supports WebGL for this to run the way it is ...
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ALS ice bucket shizzle - thanks +Teniel Westenberg! Passing the baton to +Russell Olivier, Daniel Egling and Michael Sutherland. Go go go!
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Seriously impressive!
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H/T fb Dave 'The Hat'
#MindBlowing  
Everything Wrong With Humanity, In One Short Animation.
#PawkingMetaws    
Shared on fb by Lynn Reed here:
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=503933669729160
For everyone here who still has a #facebook account that wishes their friends over there would come over here to Google +?
Or maybe you're happy to keep them over there, but would like them to wise up to some shit?
If you have a loyal Twitter following you could share with the hash-tag   #PawkingMetaws   ? Lady Frognal will explain elsewhere.
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