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Vancouver is going to level 3 water restriction tomorrow!
Stage three water restrictions will be implemented in Metro Vancouver as of Tuesday.
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You might have a month of cleanness, but you really should have washed it at the beginning of summer in the annual "wash your car once a year" festival like everyone else.
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B.C.’s privacy commissioner has slammed the District of Saanich for unauthorized use of Spector 360 monitoring software that collected the personal information of employees and citizens, including newly elected Mayor Richard Atwell.
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Nice Disney Pictures!
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Interesting term.  "Architecture Astronaught"
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Interesting if outdated article. Yes, I have dealt with these kinds of architects before but the authors assumption that the only target for an architecture are developers is a bit naive. For IT projects that have moved beyond their initial stages, and for bridging the gap between development/implementation/maintenance teams and the business, you will end up needing an architect (business/solution/application/infrastructure etc.). I will agree that the number of frameworks that keep getting pushed out can get silly but if they didn't we'd probably all still be writing cobol :)
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Don't know about you guys, but I haven't laughed that loud in a while!
 
been there, done that....   :-)
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Check it out!  You can calculate what money was worth in the "old" days! 

(Our American cousins can check out http://data.bls.gov/cgi-bin/cpicalc.pl)
The Bank of Canada is the nation's central bank. We are not a commercial bank and do not offer banking services to the public. Rather, we have responsibilities for Canada's monetary policy, bank notes, financial system, and funds management. Our principal role, as defined in the Bank of Canada Act, is "to promote the economic and financial welfare of Canada."
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I wonder if the Canadian inflation rate includes hedonic adjustment? If so, it would be even worse!
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For the first time, scientists have detected small amounts of radioactivity in seawater along the shores of British Columbia that can be traced back to the 2011 Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant disaster. But the levels are so low they are likely of little concern.
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I think I have too much screen time.
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WOW!
The Marvel developer portal gives Marvel fans, partners and other technologists access to an array of powerful APIs, documentation, and other tools to interact with Marvel's systems.
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It's just meta data. http://developer.marvel.com/docs
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The revolutionary social network is losing its hype – quickly and could die in a couple of years. Its growth (and fading) has been compared to a disease by scientists. Using a mathematical model, they charted Facebook’s demise.
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Love this rebuttal by Facebook, using the same methodology Princeton will have no students enrolled by 2021 :)

https://www.facebook.com/notes/mike-develin/debunking-princeton/10151947421191849
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He was Canadian minister of Defense in 1960s, ruling over the country’s armed forces during the time of the Cold War – and when he retired he publicly stated that we are not alone in the
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The only accurate prediction for 2014 I have seen!


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