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Jeremy Pullicino
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So, how many different ways could the password cracker order a beer?

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Happy SysAdmin day guys! Keep those servers humming!
SysAdmins keep our workplaces humming. They solve problems most of us don’t know exist in ways that we’ll never understand.

This week we’re taking over our page with stories and tips that may only make sense if you're a SysAdmin. We also want to hear from you—about the SysAdmin who saved the day in your office, and your burning questions for our CIO,  +Ben Fried.

To top it off, we’re hosting a live Q&A with some of our Google Apps Admins on Friday, so we can get our hands dirty with you in real-time.

Join us right here, all week long. #SysAdminDay
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yay for me!
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True and Truth
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What's inside?
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Mongo Wins

Been working with MongoDb for about a year now. Compared to other database technologies, it is extremely productive, especially when used with the entire JS framework. 

Been also working with Google Datastore and although it might be an efficient and scalable database, development on it sucks big time. It is extremely unproductive and restrictive.
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BigQuery is great! But you still need the datastore, you need to replicate from the datastore to bigquery. Adds complexity.

Java datastore is horrible. ndb library in python is the best AFAIK (I work on a python app). But adding in the Search API makes it actually possible to find things without using the incredibly obtuse indexing system of the datastore.
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new pluto photo! Wow!
Brand new, New Horizons HD photo of Pluto!
You saw it here, first!
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That's exactly how I imagined it.
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Even for those little things... JUST DO IT! :)
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Archeologists have dug up a 2000 year old female human skeleton with a cone shaped head. The shape comes from a very strange practice of using ropes on children's heads on order to shape them.

The alien enthusiasts are excited because they think this is an alien (deaf to the rope evidence). My question is why did they do this and what inspired them?
Archeologists are puzzled over the ancient remains of a woman discovered on a site near Chelyabinsk, a Russian city to the east of the Ural Mountains. The approximately 2,000 year old skeleton boasts an oddly shaped skull.
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I think she may be from France. 
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Nothing is written in stone is written in stone.
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Actually in this stone is written "nothing" so it's perfectly true :)
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Malta is one of the hottest places on earth right now...

Recently Valletta has been in the top 10 hottest cities most of the time:
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Love the innocence of the intern
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If the boss lacks sense of humour, the intern will be better off elsewhere anyway. ;-)
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Interesting read on a very relevant question about mass surveillance.

Governments around the world are all trying to tap into our Internet activities, most of the time with the excuse of national security. Sure, the secret services need to be able to do their job and keep us safe, but are the tactics of governments who spy on their own people working?
We, as people, have a set of fundamental human rights. One of those rights is the right to privacy in our homes and in our countries. Mass surveillance is the surveillance of an entire or large fraction of a population. On on...
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I can't imagine being the guy who does the surveillance is more exciting than watching traffic go by. We used to have surveillance on the worst streets in Honolulu. After 6 months no one was watching the monitors because no one wanted to, and the ones that did fell asleep. 
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Hi-res Pluto pics coming soon...

"The image above is from July 11, and on Tuesday morning we can expect an even clearer color photo. On July 15, we'll see the first images from the flyby -- so highly resolved that, were a comparable photo taken of the Earth, you'd be able to make out the lakes in New York's Central Park."
The dwarf planet and its largest moon are really something else.
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pretty hi-res considering they're using a potato to take the pics. they should've bought a Sony. 
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If you were looking for Jeremy Pullicino you have probably just found him.

You might have met me at work, at school, in the sea or dangling off a cliff.

I  post about science, technology, education and humor. I also post outdoor photos from time to time.

I am also the main curator of the MaltaPlus, a circle of the most interesting Maltese plussers. You can see the circle here: MaltaPlus Circle
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I am a daddy. If that's not something to brag about, then what is!
Product Manager, Lecturer, Technical Writer
teaching, programming, technical writing, computer security, telecommunications, running, climbing, swimming, living.
  • Middlesex University
    Lecturer, 2010 - present
  • setcom
    Product Manager, 2012 - present
  • STC Training
    Lecturer, 2005 - 2014
  • IBM
    Senior Business Consultant, 2009 - 2010
  • setcom
    Senior Sales Engineer, 2006 - 2009
  • GFI Software
    Senior Software Engineer, 1997 - 2006
  • Charles de Giorgio Ltd.
    Medical and Sanitary Supplies, 1996 - 1997
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