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It's finally proven - scientists test whether cats or dogs love us more

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Dogs do.  Cats tolerate us.
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Google just published a free, three-month course on deep learning

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Aaron wakes up on Ganymades after a dogfight between a Jumper and an Imperial fighter lead to the breaking of the dome over their town and rice fields. After a few made it to the air tight bunkers. After he learns his family is no more...

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Hasty footsteps, talking, a command, buzzing fluorescent lights. A groggy mix of sounds wakes Aaron up. Across from him the jumper. He is whittling a small figurine. Confused Aaron speaks with a dry mouth.

“Why are you doing that?”

Gunnari looks up.

“Good morning son. Or afternoon I guess, hell it calms me down. Waiting and not doing something to fix a bad situation is not something I am good at. But with age comes some patience.”

A leg over the bed, and another. Weak Aaron gets up too quickly sit down again. All he gets from the jumper is a grin. Then he gets up for real. A growl in the stomach, the dry sticky mouth.

He finds the pantry and the adjacent room. Filled with grey plastic chairs, grey plastic tables and grey concrete walls the bright purple and green plastic plates and cutlery look psychedelically out of place. While gobbling up the grey blob of food his attention is drawn to a local TV station. Well local, the news is directed from the closest dome, at least 150 kilometers from here. It shows an aerial shot panning over the dome. His dome. All sound drone out while the sharp, nasal tone of the narrator lists the facts of the damage. Slowly it hits home. The town he knew plowed away by the Imperial fighter. No survivors, but the people in this bunker. It would take the 3D printing robots only weeks to repair the dome, but the damage to the crops, the families and the town were unmeasurable. Aaron hits his fist hard on the table, leaving a crack and purple and green plastic everywhere. No angry looks, only heartfelt stares full of trembling tears and a gentle hand on his shoulder. It is Gunnari.

“Eat up, then come with me. I can use a local guide to find my ship so I can fix it or drag it back to Tros or Bau.”

“ We are going out?”

“Yeah, unless you want to wash up plastic forks for the rest of the day.”

“Out there?”

“Listen kid, it is not as bad as you think ok. Most of the air did not escape, a quick patch before the robots started pade sure of that. I even think they can save most of the rice fields. What is bad is the town. Well, you know.” Before trailing off in some muttering. Clearly emphatic consideration towards the fact that Aaron’s family was wiped out is not Gunnari’s strong point. So a slap on the back was as much as Aaron got. It had to do.

Not much than an hour later they step out. The airlock closed. Aaron can barely see and is startled by a knock on his helmet. Gunnari is pointing at his ears and then at Aaron’s helmet. He gets it and turns the communication channel on.

“HELLO CAN YOU HEAR ME?” The loud voice makes Aaron jump, then he quickly turns it down.

“Shit, that was loud. Yes, can you hear me?”

“Crisp and clear. Now let’s take a slow hike to where they think I landed my ship.” Before they left Gunnari had showed Aaron a map. It was not too far, but even on a normal day it would take them at least an hour.

“How did you get to the bunker so fast if you landed your ship all they way past the tseras?”

“The what?”

“The tseras, the plains where our people first pitch their tents.”

“You mean the town?”

“No that came much later. My ancestors first lived here in tents.”

“No way. Tents on fucking Ganymedes. Pardon my language, but with house printing robots that just sounds weird to me.”

Aaron shakes his head. Due to the construction of the suit’s helmet Gunnari completely misses the point.
“Maybe you are right, let’s save our oxygen and start walking. Lead the way.”

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As rhyme riddles go, so here I tried to bring you one:
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Still a great concept and sowe promote the books and short so it could be picked up for a feature movie(s) +David Simpson 
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A happy new year and a great #2016 everyone! May your year be filled with great stories!

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A batch of 5, the 5th one to be exact...
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Your bones could soon heal a whole lot better thanks to polymer nanoshells

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Noooo!! Very sad start of the new year. First Lemmie's funeral, now this. For his iconic contribution in music and art, humanity will miss him. RIP and sleep soft in the cosmic waves you loved so much #davidbowie

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"Enki brought hunger, thirst upon me, cast chills and misery." #wordexpanding   #hyperlinknovel  Riddle me this or that, but never question Enki...
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RIP Lemmy, you will be missed. Now rule the rest of the Universe!
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I am a researcher in the Centre for Drug Research and setting up a Journal regaring the OpenWeb
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  • University of Helsinki
    Post Doctoral Researcher, 2011 - present
  • University of Oulu
    PhD student, 2008 - 2010
  • University of Oulu
    MSc student, 2003 - 2007
  • R.I.V.M. (Institute for Public Health and the Environment), Netherlands
    Test supervisor, Chemical administrator, Researcher, 1999 - 2002
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Marco Casteleijn was born and raised in Bergambacht, now living in Finland.

After HBO did my Msc and PhD in Oulu, Finland. Now I am working in Helsinki. Married with three children, and in my free time I love to write poetry and short stories.

Please find some of my stories on Wattpad or here in the different communities while I work on my lyrical poem "My Opaque Dreams" and a SciFi novel "The Death of an Emperor".

At the Centre of Drug Research in the University of Helsinki I am currently working on pharmaceutical protein development, drug delivery and protein engineering.

If you know me personally, added me to your circles and want me to add you back, please send a personal message to me. Many have me in their circles, and I cannot keep track of everybody, thanks for understanding...
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  • University of Oulu
    Bioprocess Engineering (PhD), 2008 - 2010
  • University of Oulu
    Biochemistry (Msc), 2003 - 2007
  • HLO Utrecht
    Biochemistry (Ba), 1990 - 1997
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