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Voldemore is Greece's Minister of Finance.

Sounds about right.
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Varoufakis is one of the only people actually working towards fixing the problems Greece have, rather than just deferring them til later. And yeah, before he ran Finance for a European country, he was the staff economist for Valve helping them figure out how to sell hats for millions.
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An incredibly moving film that will make you get misty, if not cry outright. But it's worth it. Everything about this is beautiful.
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The head shooter got head shooted!

Man, even when it's tamed and cleaned up, my hair is big.
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Ugh my face is broad again.
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Mrs. Potts joined the Kingsguard.
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Received the first email earlier today. Touchjet are the guys who made this projector I Kickstarted. A few hours later I received the second email, from Touchjet themselves.

I can't wait to see how this plays out.
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My projector has been sitting at my mom's for the last few weeks. I won't get to play with it until I'm back Stateside in October. But it's good to hear it's a decent piece of tech. 
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What is the simplest way to get Windows on my Mac?

It doesn't need to be powerful and I don't need it long (if that matters at all) — I just need it so I can root my new Samsung tablet.

What's my best option?
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That fleeting moment of hope followed by disappointment when you've been turning the house upside-down looking for something, and then glimpse something that looks just like it for a split-second.

Damn you, shiny silver watchband, for making me think I'd found my Leatherman.
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A photographer's response to Taylor Swift's "Dear Apple" post.

Personal thoughts: I sincerely doubt Taylor even knew about the language of her contracts, let alone wrote them herself. That said, photographers being expected to work for free and/or hand over their photo rights is a pretty huge issue in the industry, and if this guy can piggy-back off the virality of Tay-Tay's post and get people talking about it, so much the better.
Dear Taylor Swift, I have read your open letter to Apple where you give your reasons for refusing to allow your album ‘1989' to be included on their forthcoming Apple Music streaming service. ...
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No commentary, no music, no distractions, just eleven minutes of watching someone build a solid shelter. Incredibly satisfying to watch.
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I made a thing
Imgur: full of all the magic and wonders of the Internet.
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Fabigoat.
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One of the things a lot of people love about third world living is the cheap cost of labor. $10 hourlong massages! $3 cab rides across town! Carpentry work for $10–$20 a day!

Of course, what they forget to mention is that you get what you pay for. Those massages are typically administered by untrained people who have no business laying hands on another human body; the cab rides are often in seatbelt-less death traps; the carpentry is rudimentary at best, if they get it right.

Basically, most of the cheap labor is from inept, lazy individuals that usually need to be hounded to do anything, and often still need to be overseen to ensure they don't screw it up.

So here's my question: would you rather have super-cheap labor that you need to babysit to have done right, or expensive labor that you can rely on?
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I love to micromanage! Gimme the cheap!
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Fuck that, gimme skilled (pricey) labor.
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That seems like the same amount of detail I'd expect when taking inventory of an IKEA flatpack's contents prior to assembly. You can't count on everyone reading every line, so you put in multiple checkpoints for 1. The cut planner, 2. The saw operator, and 3. The materials bundler/runner.
#1 and #2 are likely to be the same person, but do you really want to leave it to chance that #3 will have an in depth conversation with #1 and #2 about what he's ferrying to the next station?
Living that factory life, yo. 
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