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The human eye is closer to being maxed out on desktop pixel density than it was on pre-iphone 4 mobile when viewing distance is figured (far closer to irrelevant performance returns than I'd figured)
Love Apple gear? Like math? TUAW's Doing the Math series examines the numbers and the science behind the hardware and software. The rumourmill has been
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What I sent to anyone that would listen....Looking to connect with Matt Rutledge.  If you are so inclined, please send him a message from me.  I'm not a killer or anything, either.  He just needs to see ScreenFX Academy here in Dallas!
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New fantasy-adventure series, book one - FREE on kindle marketplace today/tomorrow:

"The Last Tragedy is sweeping work of adventurous fantasy, set in a world of skyships and floating continents, brimming with magic and full of peril. It pits heroes of wit and skill against villains whose striking depravity will not soon leave the reader's mind."

Herb is a friend, step-brother, and fellow enjoyer of classic fantasy and science fiction adventure. If you have an Amazon account, please show support - give him a buy-button click and enjoy a free novel. (you don't need a kindle, read on almost any platform with free kindle app)

You won't see this in a bag of crap, and Amazon's servers are unlikely to crash while you try to order :)
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shoot. this makes me want to check my G+ account more than once a month.
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The day's not over, but this will clearly win spam of the day in my inbox. Maybe I can hope for some of these "Bad dreams":


From: Tarsam Hayre [mailto:porphet1989@gmail.com]
Sent: Monday, October 17, 2011 2:57 PM
Subject: Re: Cure To Your Problems.

Dear Beloved,

I am sorry for the inconvenience this email will give you but i will appreciate if you can make out time to go through my message.

My name is Tarsam Hayre i have the cure of HIV/aids, cancer, barrenness, diabetes, heart problems, spiritual attack, Bad dreams like swimming, eating, dancing, having sex in the dream, etc.

For success in examinations,interview,lottery games,court cases and any kind of spiritual assistance we are there for you.

If you have or you know anyone with the above problems mentioned kindly contact us immediately or send us your phone number.

Remember every king or queen needs a prophet.

Looking forward to hear from you.

Tarsam Hayre
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I'm in for three.

...wait, what?
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I love catching Governor Jerry Brown's posts on Google Plus for early comment giggles.

https://plus.google.com/117078929621673758896/posts/YYNxpyrimzN
Today I signed a ban on the sale or possession of shark fins in order to protect our oceans and environment. http://1.usa.gov/oqdzTu
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Unfortunately I have found little from Jerry Brown laughable. Moonbeam needs his butt recalled, and we need to split the state north and south. Tired of the fruits and nuts.
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I'm pleased to announce that deals.woot has been namd an official "Blacklisted by Monster Cable" website. We really have so many people to thank for this honor that I don't know where to begin.
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Monster Cable is a joke of a company.
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a much needed perspective on the credibility the voucher retailers “regular price” claim
That daily deal you bought? Maybe not so great a deal after all. by Thumbtack | October 3, 2011 at 11:53 am. Lots of research has been done to see whether daily deals are a good deal for small busines...
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always common sense to shop around thats for sure.
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Not that I support lingering in the anger phase of grief, but here is a convenient target.

The main reason I'm compelled to link is that there is a refuting comment that is worthy of you clicking "like" on to send a message.
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That article was good for a laugh... a sad, infuriating laugh. According to this guy, Matt should start xxx.woot.com, then a hundred other variations and merge them into one SuperWoot that sells thousands of products at low prices. Then charge a flat fee for FREE 2 day shipping. and since the name will sound a little juvenile for a serious central hub of e-commerce, change the name to indicate the massive flow of goods and services. Maybe a metaphorical name for that flow... something like "nile" or "rhine" or some other famous large river system. Then you can purchase, merge and create partnerships with innovative e-commerce companies that find a niche way to reach consumers. Brilliant!
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Ha: "Because if you can’t have a marriage that lasts as long as a Woot! deal, what’s the point of living in this country anyway?"
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We're quietly opening local.woot in 4 markets today. I posted a few strategic thoughts on it for a discussion with the deals.woot community.

TL;DR: I have a strong opinion about the value proposition of voucher retailing and the future of the voucher industry. It may be more negative than you'd expect, and this defines our local.woot direction.
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thanks +Andrew Shead - we are working to recruit some more tech help to our staff and this project to clean up the data feeds a bit faster when they error like that. we'll be iterating on other usability things soon after.
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Cute whale meme vs. Godwin's law
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I'm concerned that Hitler does not post in German...
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Media starting to really focus on what matters with voucher retailers growth vs. profitability. How soon will it be before they realize they can't protect their sourcing and have no consumer network effect?

"In the first quarter of 2011, marketing represented 32.3% of Groupon's net revenue, and by the end of the second quarter, it had fallen to 19.4%"

It's a huge race to see what drops faster - marketing or margin. All the while, not a penny is being made on such a novel business model. Pity.
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It's a great idea, but they are running it into the ground because they are targetting the wrong demographics.
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Mass consumption alert: We will pass 1 million individual glo-sticks sold in a few minutes here on today's woot.

[HURRY, HIDE YOUR CREDIT CARD]

If you must order, don't forget to max the 3 quantity of 24 packs for the 20 cents each price!
Log in. Hi are you new? Start here. Today's Woot; Blog; Community; Write Us; What Is Woot? Woot is the originator of One Day, One Deal. Every midnight (central) we launch an event: one sale that l...
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1,852,680 glow sticks sold yesterday, counting my 72!
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2003, founder Woot, Inc.
1994, founder Synapse Micro, Inc.

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There are no medals for avoiding profanity. Fuck.
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    Tumbling, sharing with others