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May the Forth be with you. Always.
 
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Try as I might, I cannot resist this geek-laden, lisp-inducing, annual utterance: "May the fourth be with you."
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The Sims? You can get shot down all the time, Sims develop interests with you without your agency, and you can explore far more than the wooing aspect, but the growing comfortable or the breakup.
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I'm just reposting so I can reference this later.
 
Tres apropos?

From here: http://goo.gl/ZSJgIB
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#discworld   #howto  
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Working on new zones when word comes across the internet that Maxis has been shuttered. So many memories of cities.
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makes me a sad panda....  I played so much of the old school DOS PC version... and then practically every other version since.
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I have said often that over time, all game developers at the company start to dress the same. 
A team of UC Berkeley researchers has discovered that the 85% of the average tech worker’s clothes are free tech t-shirts, hoodies, and other assorted clothing. The study of this prevalent free...
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+mike kuniavsky under the disco ball at b21.
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Lex, outlaw mathematician. Showed up moments before the ceremony for a quick change. Walked out with top honors; First Place 6th grade math and programming, and the Julia Robinson Mathematics award. I'm so proud.
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Mathematithians are worse than magithians, because the latter one just use simple tricks ;)

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I have been noticing this for a while. Forget the algorithms that make our money, or direct our resources across the ocean, they are starting to determine our genetics. I'm not sure I have a huge problem with that, it's no worse than other methods humans have used in the past, like "last call".
 
Found this on Twitter and it gave me a little tingle. On the other hand, you might meet a nice girl/guy at church. Or the gym.
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I generally don't repost every layoff announcement in my industry, because they are unfortunately quite common. But this one is big news, and hits me close to home, or at least family. I can hook you up with a great producer. And if you need good people from other positions I can get the word out.
EA has shut down Maxis Emeryville, the main Maxis studio and longrunning developer behind SimCity and Spore, among other games. Though the Maxis brand will carry on, the studio that most people knew as "Maxis" is no more.
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After the transporter accident, I don't have two selves, but two twins. We just happen to share identical experiences up until that moment. There is no greater self, or lesser self, just two brothers. What is probably more troubling to the concept of the self is when we invent technology to spread my consciousness into multiple places and have it span across a network. If I inhabit multiple physical forms simultaneously, then I may have a crisis of self. Even then there will probably be a root where all my consciousness returns to, so maybe we'll be fine with that. We've done well spreading our consciousness out to fill our cars and our online avatars. Humans are adaptable.
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I was reminded today of a video I made almost two decades ago about how user testing makes for better websites.
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Fighting the evils of the world, one disaster at a time.
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Reston, VA - Newton, MA - San Francisco, CA - Oakland, CA - Harrisonburg, VA
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