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This looks a bit Ingressy

+Ingress +Anne Beuttenmüller +John Hanke +Joe Philley 
 
The Anomaly Trailer. Film Released July 4th. Please share.

http://www.whosay.com/l/FfG8cAe
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Some companies don't have a clue.
 
While I have no personal grievance against Wonga, I don't like that they essentially prey on the people that can't afford anything to then make them poorer... legalized loan sharking in my humble opinion.

Now they've entered into the dangerous area of 'telling the internet what to do' ... well, I'm sure they'll get plenty of free press now...

The lovely acronym "D.M.C.A" wes raised in a recent event as reported by +The Pirate Party UK in their post: http://goo.gl/w4b5w2 - DMCA being fancy talk for legalized censorship in such cases as it is used here.

#PiratePartyUK   #DMCA   #InternetCensorship  

Worth a referential read: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Streisand_effect
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Changing the goalposts...
 
Everything we thought we knew about the economy is wrong.
http://bit.ly/PK5oGL

UK services export sales 'at all-time high'.
http://bbc.in/1hyUxoR

Permanent staff salaries rising at fastest rate since 2007. 
http://reut.rs/1lHuRLZ
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I think there's some interesting contrasts between Economics and Science:

In Science we have good theories on how things work and the maths in these theories describe how things behave very well. Theories evolve, but the observed behaviour mostly doesn't change.

Scientists are, however, very conservative and like to challenge these theories. In fact, this sort of attitude is fundamental to Science and is part of the Scientific Method.

In Economics we also have good theories on behaviour. The trouble is this behaviour isn't subject to any fundamental natural laws. It can, and does, change. Sometimes changes are temporary, and sometimes they are more permanent.

However, most Economists tend to get taught these theories as if they were fact, which leads to all sorts of problems when the market behaviour changes in some way.
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UK Residents take note

The UK Government is trying to get hold of (and sell access to) your medical records. Note that this doesn't appear to be for any practical medical purpose that will benefit you directly.

You can opt out to prevent this, but if you wait then it may be too late, and once it has happened you lose the option to opt out.
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More on this:

http://www.theguardian.com/society/2014/mar/03/nhs-england-patient-data-google-servers

The initial article is about PA Consulting uploading healthcare data to Google in order to take advantage of it's analysis tools, but the end of the article has more information on HSCIC:

"The extracted information will contain a person's NHS number, date of birth, postcode, ethnicity and gender. Once live, organisations such as university research departments – but also insurers and drug companies – will be able to apply to the new Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) to gain access to the care.data database."

By the way, I'm actually quite laid back about the original story if, as I have previously been told, the data uploaded to Google didn't have anything which would identify individual users. I would say it's also probably safer on Google's server than on the average NHS laptop.
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So, our Government is lying and corrupt.

Quelle surprise!
 
Proposals to restrict the renewables industry appear bound for the Conservatives election manifesto after previously promising to be the ‘greenest Government ever’ - they are finally showing their true colours.

Dale Vince says: “This Conservative Government is laying the groundwork to replace clean wind power with dirty fossil fuels in the form of shale gas fracking.”

#renewables   #fracking   #politics  
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Yes, Offshore is much more effective. However, it has a far greater investment to build and run. I'm not sure what the equivalent figures are in terms of cost vs power output.
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I bought my first +Sonos  units back in 2005 when they were still a small startup. It's really great to see how far they have come since then and in a crowded and highly competitive market.

Back then the customers were often talking directly to the developers about new features. Now they are a global brand and I quite often see their adverts on TV in the UK. They've expanded their range with new speaker systems, including the Playbar and the, frankly spectacular SUB, and have integrated just about every music service that matters to their system including +Google Play (the integration was just launched).

And the kit that I bought back in 2005... still going strong and working perfectly as part of the ecosystem alongside the new components. I don't think I have any other modern hi-tech gadget which hasn't gone obsolete in less than half this time.

And I like that they're not afraid to get cheesy and quirky with their adverts, like this one.
 
Sonos: bringing families together.

"The most common directing advice I've ever received was to make something you love... I wouldn't be able to love my wife if it wasn't for our Sonos set up, I figured, well, I love Sonos, lets say thanks and let them know it!" - Dan J.
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Are you getting a bridge as well +Arwel Williams ?
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I'm expecting something really big and stupid to appear soon. 
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Really good view of the ceiling there.
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that was sooooo bad.. not the way to promote the artist.
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So, the Smart Switch I got from +NETGEAR UK a few months ago, and which is still on sale in many of your dealers and listed on your is now considered "old" and "unsupported" in any modern browser?

I seriously have to downgrade my system to IE9 (not to mention fire up Windows in a VM) simply because you can't be arsed to fix bugs in the management interface?

Poor show Netgear!
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Yeah CLI FTW. Even if it is only telnet!
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Sweet!
 
No, seriously, have you listened to this yet? It's pretty mental. 

And bloody well share it, why don't you?
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I know this is just a KFC but we have just had awesome service from Monia.
Public - 4 months ago
reviewed 4 months ago
Great and constantly updating range of real ales which normally include some local ones. Updated Dec 2013: Back again for a family meal. The Castle never disappoints. Great food, fantastic beer and attentive staff. This place still deserves the 5 stars originally awarded.
Public - 4 months ago
reviewed 4 months ago
Average food at fairly standard prices for this sort of fare, but the service was pretty dreadful with the staff ignoring us at one point and we had to go and ask for the menu. The "unlimited" fries went inedibly hard as they cooled down and it was hard to imagine the circumstance where anyone would actually eat a full dishful yet alone ask for more. Decor was OK but everyone in our party felt the theming was very odd, being a mixture between American Rock culture and Middle Eastern.
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Food: Poor to fairDecor: GoodService: Poor to fair
Public - 11 months ago
reviewed 11 months ago
In most ways this is a typical Starbucks. What makes this stand out from the crowd and makes me choose this branch over any of the other coffee shops in Chippenham is the staff. A more friendly, honestly cheerful, and helpful bunch you will be hard pushed to find anywhere else. These guys and girls knew my name 2yrs ago, we'll before the latest "tell us your name" policy was introduced. Visiting this branch isn't just about getting a coffee and a muffin; its more like catching up with old friends.
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Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
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Easily the best coffee in Reading and, perhaps, in the area. Nowhere else have I seen staff that take such care over the making of a coffee, and the results are amazing. They also make a lot of their own food, including fantastic brownies, blondies (made with white chocolate) and utterly amazing granola bars.
Public - 5 months ago
reviewed 5 months ago
We were alerted to this little gem of a tavern by another guest in the hotel we were staying in. It's slightly shabby, but very atmospheric decor and aspect (it's in a basement, down a narrow set of stairs between two shops) may seem a little intimidating, but the welcome was warm and genuine. They serve excellent local beers and basic, but high-quality local food and, of course, absinthe. The clientèle are a mixture of what appear to be regular locals and travellers and visitors, but the place doesn't have an ounce of pretension about it. Highly recommended!
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Food: Very goodDecor: ExcellentService: Very good
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reviewed a year ago