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Maciej Bliziński
Attended Warsaw Information Technology
Lives in Dublin, Ireland
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This page shows you real ways you can get hit and real ways to avoid them. This is a far cry from normal bicycle safety guides, which usually tell you little more than to wear your helmet and to follow the law.
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I should have seen this two weeks ago and I could have avoided a door. Except that would have me ride in the middle of the car lane, since the place is under construction and the lane is quite narrow.

Maybe a few torn-off doors will teach people to look carefully.
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A Quick Test...

Although it is fun to solve this little logic puzzle, you may find it teaches you more about yourself (or at least human psychology) than about logic.

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2015/07/03/upshot/a-quick-puzzle-to-test-your-problem-solving.html
A short game sheds light on government policy, corporate America, and why no one likes to be wrong.
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6 Yes, 6 No and correct answer :-)
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http://www.gatetheatre.ie/production/AMonthInTheCountry2015

Brian Friel’s version of
A Month in the Country
By Ivan Turgenev
A Month in The Country
Sat, July 4, 7:30 PM GMT+1
Gate Theatre

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Foxglove, spotted during today's bike ride.
Powerful effect on the heart.
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+Jakub Turski: Or gnawed upon.  Little children sometimes suffer from bradycardia from foxglove poisoning, and in the old times, death was a common result.  (Nowadays, bradycardia can be usually treated.)
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Borderlands in Humble Bundle!
Get Borderlands 1 & 2 plus loads of DLC, and support charity!
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Ja mogę być rodzaju męskozwierzęcego.
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rodzaj męskoosobowy - informacje o 'rodzaj męskoosobowy' - Słowniki PWN
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I saw A Month In The Country last night. Normally, when you sit in the first row, the image is quite distorted. But last night, the 3D was so good, I still got a perfect stereoscopic vision. I could even get slightly different perspectives by moving my head left and right. Here's what I think the specs could have been:

Resolution: 24000×24000 px
Color bit depth: 24+ bit
3D with full color support and no crosstalk between left/right channels
Frame rate: 4000+ fps
A/V sync: perfect
Audio bit depth: 24+ bit
Audio sampling rate ~3 GHz
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Act as if what you do makes a difference
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I wonder how much of a difference that made? :-) 
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A city known for some of the world's worst traffic jams is getting a radical pedestrian makeover.
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Since I moved to Dublin last year, I've spent a lot of time thinking about public transport.  In Dublin the vehicular traffic is far too easily routed through the centre.  The M50 motorway around the outside is an excellent bypass for cars from the west and south to get to the airport - or vice-versa, but an annoying tax on that route encourages people to drive right through the middle of town instead.  I never drive it, although I would do it more often if I could pay cash, rather than having to remember to go to the website afterwards or get stung for usurious penalties.

The Luas have some promise, but won't realise it until they have some more useful routes on the North Side, and some kind of ring route around the North Circular from Spencer Dock to Heuston and then around the Grand Canal and maybe to Irishtown or something.  That kind of coverage would bring it up closer to halfway to the standards of somewhere like Zurich, where you can actually trust the light rail to deliver you within a reasonably short walk from your destination, possibly switching a time or two in your journey without usually having to spend more than five minutes waiting.

The DART up and down the coast is OK, but it gets unreliable in the middle of the city, and getting between Connolly and Heuston involves way too much walking and waiting for it to be in any way a convenient thing for any mobility-challenged tourists to use.  It should probably include Maynooth and Drogheda within the actual electrified DART too, rather than having them as limited commuter rail services.

And as for cycling!  I find the one-way system terrifying on a bike - I think you probably really have to know what you're doing and end up travelling a long way round because you're routed with the cars, or walking the bike with the pedestrians.

I can walk OK though, usually, and when I can't there's Hailo, so it'll be grand.
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You won't believe what a skeptic I am.
Introduction
I work with computers, play bass guitar, build Solaris packages for OpenCSW and learn Portuguese, but I don't do any of these things too well.
Bragging rights
Stand back! I know regular expressions!
Education
  • Warsaw Information Technology
    Computer Science, 2002 - 2006
  • Music Academy of Warsaw
    Sound Engineering, 1999 - 2002
  • Warsaw Technical University
    Architecture, 1994 - 1996
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Matchek, Automaciej
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Arranging patterns of lights in a square frame on my desk.
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Yak Shaving
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Dublin, Ireland
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Warsaw, Poland - Kalisz, Poland - Rabka, Poland - Lyngby, Denmark - Piaseczno, Poland
Excellent bike shop. I bought my bike in Belfield Bike Shop and I'm servicing it there ever since. The staff is friendly and helpful, repairs are done reliably and in a timely manner. Recommended!
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We arrived at 8pm, the reception was closed. there were no spaces for tents, only a small town of camper vans and trailers, and mud. No grass. We called their phone number, but nobody answered. We moved on and slept in a different place.
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Excellent burgers, with a lot of choice.
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They smoke here, yuck!
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It's my local pub/bar. I really like the relaxed atmosphere and consistently friendly service.
Atmosphere: ExcellentDecor: GoodService: Excellent
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