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What does the fox say?
 
What happens when you ask your One "what does the fox say"? (#COS12 update rolling out to all OnePlus One users now!)
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Springtime in Utah.
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Yea +Jan Peterson​ by the time you got here and back it would be melted, even if I met you half way.
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You really must go read the comments on the original post.
 
So. Much. Wrong.

Anyone who's ever had to dive into #stockphotography  knows there are some real oddballs out there. But this one showing what supposedly is #computerrepair  just irked us on so many levels, we had to share.

And the guy's sweet mullet doesn't even rank in our list.

We're not sure which problem could ever be solved by cutting mobo cables...but if you look closely, those appear to be pliers, not wire cutters.

And how many of you folks have ever taken apart a #computer  only to find a loose incandescent light bulb just hanging out near the disassembled PSU? None? Yeah, that's what we thought.

Anyway - we're sure most of you will get a good laugh out of this ridiculousness, as we did.

#funny   #it   #tech   #stockphotos   #lol   #ultravps  +UltraVPS 
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don't think the power supply will plug in there.......... I always wondered where the power light was located.
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This is pretty cool.
 
BlueBrick Studios Creates a 3D Printer Made of Legos Which Prints Using Only Legos - http://3dprint.com/48978/3d-print-with-legos/
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No matter what the call it, it's still Microsoft
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This applies to computer work, as well.
 
Designers, anybody needs this sign? :)
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Or mechanic, as per my brother-in-law.
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LMBO +Jan Peterson. Hello my name is eBay. :-P
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There is something I don't understand about the process of the US government acquiring new weapons systems....  

As a civilian engaged in business, I will often request bids for certain services and/or equipment. When the supplier gives me a bid that I like, I extend a contract to purchase said services/equipment for that price.  If the supplier later decides that they just can't deliver the product for that price, then they have two choices:  1. they can deliver the product for that price, anyway, eating the cost of the overrun in the hope of securing future business and/or favorable advertising referencing my company as a happy user, or 2. they can back out of the contract, returning to me any deposits and payments that I may have already made, and I go looking for another vendor and make note not to ever deal with the non-delivering vendor again.

Why, then, does it not work this way when the government wants to buy a new weapons system, such as, oh, let's say the F-35?
The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is $163 billion over budget, seven years behind schedule, and will cost taxpayers about twice as much as sending a man to the moon. But according to Pentagon officials, the Lockheed Martin-built plane is light years ahead of its competition from other countries, and there’s no turning back on the project now. In...
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Combining pieces into one thing can have size/weight/power savings but it also reduces flexibility when equipping for a mission.  But currently it's too heavy and too hot (lol - blame the rucksack!).  So clearly the solution is to BUY A LOT AND ADD MORE WAVEFORMS!  TAKE THAT, PRC-117G!

At this point, JTRS isn't about delivering a better manpack.  It's about giving GD and RC a reach around while cock blocking Harris and the off-the-shelf radio they developed on their own dime.
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This is totally cool.  I'd sign up for a course like that if it were offered via independent study.
 
Students in Michigan Tech's open source 3D printing course get to make (and keep!) their own 3D printers!
In Michigan Tech's open source 3D printing course, students build their own 3D printers and use them to complete various class projects. The entire course—from hardware, software, firmware, and course materials—is free and open source.
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Free is better than not free.  And I've always said, if you don't enter, you can't win.
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  • Montana State University
    Computer Science, 1982 - 1986
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Systems Architect
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Makin' stuff work!
Employment
  • Endurance International Group
    Systems Architect, 2014 - present
  • LinkedIn
    Sr Site Reliability Engineer, 2014 - 2014
  • Fusion-io
    EDA Developer, 2010 - 2014
  • Olympus Software
    Software Engineer, 1987 - 1989
  • Brigham Young University
    Systems Administrator, 1989 - 1996
  • iMALL
    Senior Systems Administrator, 1996 - 1998
  • PartNET
    Operations Manager, 1998 - 2000
  • Whizbang! Labs
    Senior Systems Architect, 2000 - 2001
  • Flipdog.com
    Senior Systems Architect, 2000 - 2002
  • TMP Worldwide
    Senior Systems Architect, 2001 - 2002
  • Vado/Cadence
    Contractor, 2003 - 2005
  • Regence BC/BS
    Unix Systems Administrator, 2005 - 2005
  • Oakley Networks
    Senior Member of Technical Staff, 2005 - 2010
  • Raytheon
    Principal Software Engineer, 2007 - 2010
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Great Falls, MT - England - Biloxi, Mississippi - Duluth, MN - Springfield, MA - Great Falls, MT - Bozeman, MT - Salt Lake City, UT - Midvale, UT - Taylorsville, UT - Murray, UT
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Wow, I never knew this place existed until it was recommended to me by a home care nurse. We needed to get a walker for my wife after her knee surgery, and Alpine quickly took care of our needs, finding the exact unit we needed. Their price was fair, and they were able to take our FSA card, too. I highly recommend Alpine for any durable equipment/aids that you need.
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I stayed here while in Orlando on business (in town for a show at the convention center). There were some good things and some not so great things about my stay. The good: the staff was wonderful. This alone was enough to get an extra star on my review. Everyone I dealt with was friendly and helpful, and did the best they could to accommodate my needs. The room was very clean and well maintained, and the buildings were also well maintained. The grounds were very well kept (I even saw a gentleman touching up the trim on one of the buildings). The pool area was very nice and had plenty of seating as well as a large pool. It was also secured against small children with gates. The on-site restaurant was busy, but had great service and food. Watch out for the tatchos... they are addictive. There are an abundance of little golf carts cruising around the property, and they were all quick to stop and offer a ride if you were walking. The not so great: The TV in my room seemed to often have problems keeping a clean signal. Some channels would look good for a while, then get fuzzy and have the sound trail off into noise. All of the TVs in the suite were standard definition units, so HD programming was a little uncomfortable to watch. I know, I know, why was I watching TV when I could be outside enjoying the amazing February temps? The only other issue I had was related to transportation to and from the hotel. They don't have their own airport shuttle, so you have to use a local service or a cab for getting around. They do have shuttles to most of the attractions in the area, but the location, while it looks close to the convention center, is actually several miles away as there is no direct way to cross the freeway. Cab fare to/from the conference center was around $12-$15 depending on your driver. Cab fare to/from the airport was estimated at around $75, but the hotel could get you a ride via Caesar Transportation for $49 and Mear's Transportation runs a shuttle for $20 from the airport to most of the area hotels. Just don't depend on Mear's after midnight. Overall, I enjoyed the stay and would probably stay there again. Again, props to the staff as they were wonderful.
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