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The internet typewriter

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Winds of change A SOMBRE exploration of love, responsibility and death, “Kaze Tachinu” (“The Wind Rises”) is being described as Hayao Miyaza

Silent Circle Preemptively Shuts Down Encrypted Email Service To Prevent...
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"We see the writing the wall" wrote Silent Circle in a message telling customers its shut down its Silent Mail encrypted email service. It h

Two Providers of Secure E-Mail Shut Down
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Lavabit shut down, hinting at a secret government order, and Silent Circle, a similar end-to-end encrypted e-mail provider, followed suit.

Making Light: The Implications are Staggering
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The results are duplicatable, and have been found in at least two models of Xerox machines, both with original and recently patched software

Pickles backs renting of driveways
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People who rent out their driveways to other motorists are backed by new government guidelines aimed at tackling parking congestion in busy

Ubuntu Edge will miss $32m crowdfunding target, say researchers
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Ambitious scheme to build dual-boot smartphone which can double up as a desktop computer running Ubuntu has fallen deep into the 'dead zone'

David Cameron cracks down on online pornography
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PM pledges automatic filtering of adult material to protect children, plus outlawing of violent porn and blocking of illegal image searches

BSkyB wins trademark case against Microsoft over SkyDrive name
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While many can tell the difference between Sky TV services and Microsoft's SkyDrive cloud storage, that's not necessarily true for everyone.

Batman vs. Deadpool!!
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The Merc with a Mouth against the Caped Crusader - It's the battle you've wanted to see since ten seconds after you thought about it. Machin

Man creates 'invisible headphones' by implanting magnets into his ears (...
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A man has implanted magnets into his ears to use as invisible headphones in a remarkable example of DIY transhumanism

June : Forbidden Island and Zombie Dice : Battlequest Games
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These Tiny Tabletop Days are working out their structure and the announcements on Facebook and Google+ brought some return visitors and new

Pocket (formerly Read It Later)
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Pocket Extension for Google Chrome – The best way to save articles, videos and more

Google Reader
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Follow all your favorite sites, blogs, and more, all in one place. Follow all your favorite sites, blogs, and more, all in one place. See wh

Free Speech Attack of the Day
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Free Speech Attack of the Day

Upcoming EU Data Law Will Make Europe Tricky For Social Networks - Slashdot
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Thorfinn.au writes "EU politicians are mulling new data protection laws that could make Europe a hostile place for social networks. The EU J

Windows 8 and Windows RT - Microsoft Windows
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Meet Windows 8 and Windows RT. Find out about touch-based Windows 8 PCs, apps from the Windows Store, and new features like the Start screen

A second spring of cleaning
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We're living in a new kind of computing environment. Everyone has a device, sometimes multiple devices. It's been a long time since we have

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I do wonder what my American followers would make of this 70s BBC Comedy  I doubt it ever made the trip overseas and I suspect if I were to Cosplay as anyone of that troupe I would not be recognised. 

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The elegance in this should not be understated. Now imagine if we could point trolls and bullies at each other and then ringfence them from the rest of the Internet
Man is a thirsty beast, and nowhere is that thirst more acutely exemplified than on Tinder, the matchmaking app that lets users swipe right in their quest to find love, lust, bots, or viral...
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Am I alone in wanting  James Spader Ultron to meet GLADoS ?  How has this not been a thing yet ? 
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With the upcoming Solar eclipse thing happening I had to recreate the good old pinhole viewer.  Here I took a wooden container from IKEA which usually holds pens.  On the base I drilled a fairly large hole in the midde then taped some card over the top and used a less than 1mm wide pin to push a clean clear hole into the container. with that squared off and secured I rolled some black craft foam into a tube and put that inthe container cutting it to a little under the height. Finally I used baking sheet to act as the projection surface for the end. On the whole I have a nice crisp image of bright objects seen though the box and I discover tomorrow just how good this is. 
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Uhm, no! Buzzfeed these were also used in the British release of the same books all the way back in the Eighties. 
To me, Terry Pratchett's words have always gone hand and hand with Josh Kirby's vivid illustrations.
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Yes, I have most of these on my UK copies. If they want French versions they can look at Marc Simonetti's work. They're recent, but well worth a look. 
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As a child of the 80s and some one who grew up with Kershaw on the radio because I lived in the UK all I can say is this is perfectly pitched for the boardgame parody; well done Barry 
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+bARRY dOUBLET See thats what happens when there is too much internet. I sort of assumed you were still in the UK your accent being somewhat non London enough to be not LA. 
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In which I discuss the changing nature of our countryside and our urban experiences over in the West Sussex County Times http://www.wscountytimes.co.uk/news/columnists/nik-butler-changing-role-and-purpose-of-our-environment-1-6654289
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The Solar eclipse progression you can totally see it getting darker.  Such a British eclipse it was. 
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Augmented Reality yet again demonstrating that user interfaces of the future will require the able bodied of today.  
A mysterious tech company called Magic Leap has been raising lots of money and working on something for a while now, but that “something” has been kept under wraps. On Thursday, they uploaded a new video to YouTube titled “Just another day in the office at Magic Leap,” and it … Continue reading
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Kingdom of Madness. ; kicking off some written word with some classic Prog Rock because I am in that mood again
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Horsham, Sussex
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Horsham, Sussex - Yeovil, Somerset - Honington, Suffolk - Lossiemouth, Moray
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The digital roadie with a backstage pass to your website.
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Im the guy you wish you met last year, the columbo of technology with a final question that always reveals the heart of every technological issue.
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was listed as 'Technical Consultant' for 'Life In A Day' Film, Was the First Contestant on TV POW with Mark Curry on Get Set For Summer, Subscribed to Demon before they sold out , Met my Wife in a wedding dress ( her in a dress not me obviously )
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Find Answers to Technical problems
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High Availability Wordpress Hosting, Amazon Web Services , System Administration and Performance Optimisation.
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Perfect spot for that travelling business man
Public - 3 weeks ago
reviewed 3 weeks ago
An average flavour for a wide audience
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
To be honest this is the hotel that makes a Disney stay feel like a Disney holiday. It helps that the staff are very French in their approach to service in a hotel.
Quality: Very GoodFacilities: Very GoodService: Very Good
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
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Its been slowly deteriorating over a decade
Appeal: GoodFacilities: Poor - FairService: Good
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
They are located in the carfax and andy an runs excellent series of events for boardgamers , pokemon players and role playing gamers . i am still trying to work out how to convince google that is not closed relocated but it is in the correct address as noted
Quality: ExcellentAppeal: ExcellentService: Excellent
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago