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I appreciate the respect, though.
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The always is the key. :-)
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Picflood is back, and now on a faster server!  Tap into the frenetic hive mind of Twitter with a continuous stream of realtime images.  Sign in with your Twitter account to save your favorites and join the chatroom.  Not guaranteed safe for work — but it's Saturday, right? 😉

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I would love to visit some time — and probably wear a jacket.
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So pretty!
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"What feature sets Google Plus apart from Facebook?"
"Ripples"
"Remove that feature!"

"What sets Google Inbox apart from iOS Mail?"
"Push notifications"
"Remove that feature!"

"What sets Google Calendar apart from other web calendar apps?"
"SMS alerts"
"Remove that feature!"

"What is the best cross-platform note-taking platform?"
"That's definitely ours, sir!  Google Notes."
"Kill it!"

"What's the best RSS aggregator?"
"That's also ours, sir!  By far!  Google Reader!"
"Kill it!  Kill it now!  All of it!  Kill it with fire!!"

"What do you recommend to replace these?"
"MORE ADVERTISEMENTS!"

"Why are you making these recommendations, sir?"
"Because I'm an industry mole who wants to antagonize Google users."

Source: Secret transcripts of Google board meetings
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Have Mac OS X alert you when you are back online

Network connection down?  Want Mac OS X to announce to you when you are back online?  Turn up the volume; start Terminal; type or paste the following into the window; and hit Return:

while true; do ping -c 1 8.8.8.8 && say "Back online" && break; done

This will speak the words "Back online" to you when your network connection is reactivated.

The post explains why this works.

#mac   #macosx   #osx   #mactips   #computertips  
Network connection down?  Want Mac OS X to announce to you when you are back online?  Paste this command.
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Indeed.  You still have to cross South America to get there from Ecuador, though.

But for all I know that's indeed the shortest ping time to a Google server.  Given the choice between Google's routing algorithms and my gut, Google's probably the safer bet.  :-)
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Replace "God" with "unicorns" and you will realize how theists sound to atheists.

#religion #atheism #atheist #AtheistRollCall
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Often, for me, it has been stuff like "I'm so glad you recovered! We were praying for you so hard!!"

I've been torn between responding "You do realize I was also receiving medical treatment, right?" or, more snarkily, "Then I wish you had prayed harder, because that was fucking painful for a while."

Prayer is simply a way for theists to congratulate themselves on their actions without having to expend any real effort.
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Misfiring facial recognition circuits: it looks like there's a mustachioed gnome hiding behind the sink.
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It's clearly Jebus, come to wash away your sins and stuff. 
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Kyoto-san's dinner took +Monica McGee and me on a culinary journey. Read left-to-right — top row, then bottom.  Amazing.

The menu:

1. Maguro (tuna) in an orange sauce, with a pickled cucumber and sōmen salad — 2 plates
2. Aji (spanish mackerel) and hirame (halibut) muscle — 2 plates
3. Broiled aji skeleton — 1 plate
4. Sake (salmon), hamachi (yellowtail), and maguro shoulder — 2 plates
5. Broiled tako (octopus) — 1 plate; tai (red snapper) and suzuki (sea bass) — 2 plates
6. Amaebi (sweet shrimp), briefly hit with a blowtorch — 2 plates
7. Fried amaebi heads — 1 plate
8. Oyster on the half shell, sea urchin, and broiled hirame skin — 2 plates
9. Tamago (sweet omelet) and pickled cucumber — 2 plates
10. Honeydew melon — 1 plate

#sushi   #omakase   #japanesefood  
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MMMM...Sake Nigiri...
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Oh hey guys look!  It's science!
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Q:  Why did the Buddhist monk refuse Novocain?

A:  He was committed to transcend dental medication.
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Progressive. Atheist. Skeptic. Green. Grunge fan. Whisky nerd. INTP. Niall's Dad.
Introduction

I am the Joshua McGee of joshuamcgee.com.

I have written software professionally since 1998.  I studied mathematics.  I write, read on a diverse selection of subjects, watch films, listen to music, obsess over a wide range of beverages, follow public radio, travel, and play guitar.

I am an outspoken atheist.  I am politically left: a Green Party voter who moved right for Obama.  I am Niall Henry David McGee‘s dad.  I am married to Monica 'Monicks' McGee (@Monicks, G+).  I am the brother of playwright David McGee (@davidjmcgee, G+).

I tweet as @McGeekiest.

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Los Angeles, California, USA
Previously
Hardwick, Vermont, USA - La Mesa, California, USA - Thousand Oaks, California, USA - San Gabriel, California, USA - West Hills, California, USA - Woodland Hills, California, USA - Ikeda, Hokkaido, Japan - Mitaka, Japan - Tokyo, Japan
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