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Yes, it was 2011, but really? Someone should track this chap down (from MIT!) and slap him around the head with a wet fish.

http://www.technologyreview.com/view/423992/six-reasons-why-chromebooks-are-a-bad-idea/
Not everyone thinks Google’s attempt to reinvent the computer will work.
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Wow, none of those points are valid besides maybe iTunes. But storing gigs and gigs of music is rapidly being replaced with streaming services anyways. Plus, Chromebooks aren't meant to replace your main computer they're meant as a secondary device. And businesses don't care if you can't put iTunes on it.

It's true that people aren't ready to trust the cloud but that ignorance is quickly diminishing. People are realizing that the cloud isn't as scary add they thought.

Chromebooks may be limited but they're becoming less and less limited every day. Mac computers were pretty limited (still are in some ways) but they're very successful.

I'll give him the expensive point back in 2011, obviously price isn't an issue anymore
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Warning - Some art exhibits might include nipples

(For any Fox news readers)

A local stately home was opened up for art exhibits. I would gladly buy it all if my garden (and wallet) were big enough.
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I like rasbury ripples 
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A radical but forward-thinking approach. Undermines BYOD initiatives, though.
 
The new approach represents a shift away from the idea of a secured corporate network perimeter and virtual private networks.
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So, basically Office 365 but bigger, right?
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Phoenix

Gosh, this is incredible. Set in post-war Berlin, a camp survivor tries to find her husband amongst the chaos but is unrecognisably disfigured - played astonishingly by Nina Hoss.  A time when the divide between the dead and those struggling to survive was particularly blurred. An unforgettable story.

In (mainly) German and English.

http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/phoenix_2015/
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OK, four years too late but I have only just come across this gem - about how to take awkward photos using mirrors, lol. 

https://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/cmwov/hey_reddit_what_tattoos_do_you_have/c0tpyls
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+James Welbes​ I am beginning to warm to Reddit - which I am surprised by. 
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It does not look like it, but it was a lovely day for a cliff walk - hardly a whisper of wind. 
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+Jeff Powell​ I had the best holiday ever in the Lake District as one of five friends Youth Hosteling the area. Lots of youthful shenanigans ensued. A beautiful place indeed. 
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Having animated Google Maps directions on the watch with the new Wear & Maps update is simply astonishing.

#getsbetterandbetter

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Hmmm, good to hear +Mike McLoughlin​​. I can't say I have either but I was going to test it out a bit. The other thought is maybe because the phone is hunting for digital networks, but not sure how that would effect the watch.
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I am visiting Mountain View in October - I really hope to have the opportunity for a Test Drive Sit :-P
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Well, we can ride BART together, at least.
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Ha - very funny. I had to compare this to the original lyrics. I can't say I see much of that on British streets - this version is much closer to what goes on in my 'hood.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Kf4kyQabwQ

Thanks  +Jonathan Seyghal 
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Classic. cc +Joanna Ivison 
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The Secret in Their Eyes

It is the central characters in this gripping Argentinian film that makes it click. Particularly the interplay between Ricardo Darín and Soledad Villamil - I found watching too intense at times such that I needed to pause. 

The story moves to and fro between time periods and shines the light on some darker elements in Argentina's political history as well as the lives of ordinary people trying to do the right thing.

Currently showing on Netflix UK

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1305806/
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+Lynn McCarthy​ I am so glad you liked it :-)
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Sublime stuff from Bowie. Arguably the best video mime ever. But what is the saxophonist doing in the video at all?
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How did Katalin Varga pass me by? Since seeing Duke of Burgundy, I have been trying to catch up with Peter Strickland's small back-catalogue and this is a gem.

Filmed in the Carpathian Mountains in Romania, a powerful, timeless story is acted out. It is astonishing that such a film, made on a shoestring budget $25k (and in Romanian) ever saw the light of day.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1360875/trivia?ref_=tt_trv_trv
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+Gary Royal​ Possibly - only with much better reviews :-)
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Hanging on by the skin of my teeth.
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I live in Sunny Devon, UK with my three teenage daughters and chickens (and Wife, of course). Follow the Arsenal.
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Google Top Contributer (Chromebooks / Nexus / Wear / Drive / Docs / Chromecast). My Location: UK - Westcountry - Devon My Skills: Database/web developer, Google Enthusiast/Chromie.
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