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Winter in Seattle.  60 degrees today, and I just finished the mid-season mow.
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+Karl Hansen I am just really jealous today... Hopefully heading to Silicon Valley on business in the next few weeks...A welcome break from the cold...
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This actually does sound like a good idea. I would certainly visit them.

"10 no-brainer reasons why Google should buy the remains of Radio Shack" http://9to5google.com/2015/02/03/google-buy-radioshack/
Everyone has known for years that RadioShack was dying. Heck, in 2007, the mainstream satirical Onion ran a story, Even CEO Can't Figure Out How RadioShack Still In Business. That story hit between...
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I am waiting for augmentation of information on reality, likely in the form of goggles of some sort.  Intelligent management of displayed information will help me as I see fit.

Magic Leap might come close.  Are there other solutions out there?

http://www.magicleap.com/#/home
Google Glass may seem to be essentially on the brink of death, but Google focusing on Android Wear for the time being doesn't necessarily mean that the Mountain View company is done pursuing the ar...
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+Peter Coxhead You're being filmed all the time anyway. Also, there is no legal "expectation of privacy" once you leave your yard. Anyone is free to film you at least half as much as the state and federal governments do.
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My current home wired internet speed:

http://www.speedtest.net/my-result/4024959333
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Hi Karl. Just tried mine and here it is.









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"...as if millions of methane cells suddenly cried out in terror, and were suddenly silenced..."
NASA's Mars Curiosity rover has measured a tenfold spike in methane, an organic chemical, in the atmosphere around it and detected other organic molecules in a rock-powder sample collected by the robotic laboratory's drill.
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I see... Thanks :-)
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Also, from http://www.pbs.org/tesla/ll/ll_todre.html:

The article caught the attention of one of the world's most powerful men, J. P. Morgan. A frequent guest in Morgan's home, Tesla proposed a scheme that must have sounded like science fiction: a "world system" of wireless communications to relay telephone messages across the ocean; to broadcast news, music, stock market reports, private messages, secure military communications, and even pictures to any part of the world. "When wireless is fully applied the earth will be converted into a huge brain, capable of response in every one of its parts," Tesla told Morgan.
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This phone service is doing what grandcentral.com (purchased by Google as Voice)
was doing five years ago. I mourn the lost possibilities and celebrate competition.


"Yallo" http://betalist.com/startups/yallo?utm_source=newsfeed&utm_medium=atom&utm_campaign=startup-20919
Starting the journey to empower your calls
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I took this a week ago. I think we are lucky they let the New Year's celebrators return home first. Yikes! 
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i'll share the right post in a minute
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This is nice -- an improvement for the life-blogging community.  I appreciate that they spent their first year on upgrades and not volume of sales.
Times can be tough when you're trying to kickstart a new wearables segment, use crowdfunding to pay for it, and facing society's growing concerns around
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I had never before considered the need for allowing or denying cutting DNA altogether.  There is so much I do not know!

http://phys.org/news/2014-12-mechanism-scissors-dna.html
Researchers at Johns Hopkins have discovered what keeps an enzyme from becoming overzealous in its clipping of DNA. Since controlled clipping is required for the production of specialized immune system proteins, an understanding of what keeps the enzyme in check should help explain why its mutant forms ...
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I debated resharing this, due to its wordings.  However, I was blocked from commenting.

Consider this, discussing Obama's economic policies: http://www.forbes.com/sites/adamhartung/2013/05/16/economically-could-obama-be-americas-best-president/

Or this, identifying what he has done right: http://www.washingtonmonthly.com/magazine/march_april_2012/features/obamas_top_50_accomplishments035755.php?page=all
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Succinctly: Racism and ignorance.
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This is pretty cool!
And with a flat-nose airplane, you might not even poke your eye out.
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gorgeous
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Computers, sci-fi and gaming. Technology and science.
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Gamer since I could take games apart, and huge sci-fi fan.  Into computers for almost all my life, including years of web work with databases.
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Free refills on coffee for in-store customers. Food is a bit pricey, but they have very pleasant service. Internet requires Facebook login - not happy with that.
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Free coffee and root beer keeps my son and me returning. Friendly service when needed.
Quality: ExcellentAppeal: ExcellentService: Excellent
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I went back after more than two years, and the people have changed completely. The service is much better, and they treat their customers with respect. previous comment: They mocked my choice of phone service and were very disrespectful. I've never gone back.
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I've always had prompt, polite service, and they knew my name after my second visit. They really know what they are doing!
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I've always had good service here, and they have a wide selection of products. Some of the staff has migrated here from other local stores.
Quality: ExcellentAppeal: Very GoodService: Excellent
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