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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
www.engadget.com

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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When I was 11 I loved designing web pages and playing Sim City. Adults in my life didn’t recognize these skills as valuable, so neither did I. Actually, I began to feel guilty for using my computer so much. In high school I stopped making web pages altogether to focus on sports. It wasn’t until c
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spam spam spam spam bacon and spam.  Sorry.  But I like my shirts and I want to give them to you.  For money.  Like selling.  Exactly like selling, actually.

Is it just me, or is the idea of a being from another world that can melt you with with a hard stare just completely freaking terrifying?  

#sortofsuper  
#graphictees  
Hi! How you doing?  Why you're looking fan-freaking-tastic today.  I've always been a fan.   I particularly delight in the way you can smoosh a piece of coal in
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A trip to the Summer Ponds RC Model Show; complete with me not escaping without making a purchase and with some truly lovely models , making and creating.
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Weird that it takes 30mins in Japan when it takes closer to 10mins here in the UK
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Horsham now has its own John Lewis At Home . Now we can finally resolve how to ensure our Hummus purchases can be colour co-ordinated with our home furnishing. 
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That's a shame, particularly with a new build.
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I cant get over how much more like a PS4 my Xbox is now becoming; first they bring me games now they get rid of the pointless tiles. If they keep this up I may have to take back my Xbox one regrets
Microsoft is planning to update its Xbox One console with a huge new update. The software giant provided an early look at a new dashboard update today, which is said to be "coming soon," and...
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I think they have been tarnished by the tiled terror and finally decided to give people what they want.

I am still skeptical about Windows 10 and whether Microsoft have stayed true to the cycle of one good version, one bad, one good, etc.
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A While back I bought one of those Metal Earth Model Kits; because apparently I like drawing blood and cursing and going cross eyed. I wrapped up the build on it tonight because if not I was probably going to just bin it.  https://goo.gl/photos/DYUHNzojYdVKbxA7A
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A brief mention of +Robert Llewellyn  regarding robot wars and a mention here which the chaps at +Tested  might appreciate  from the book "Building Combat robots" https://plus.google.com/+NikButler/posts/JUmteWfBC7o
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So I finally cracked and bought a quadcopter. A Hurricane MKI from RadioC ( www.radioc.co.uk ) Its been on my list for a while now as I know that some of my work in staying bleeding edge will involve how autonomous vehicles and the impact of FPV on products like Hololens and Occulus so I needed a platform to get started. 
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So it you followed it before, or were unaware of it I have carried on my Handwritten blog posts . Blog of the Hand. Its more of an observational journal a diary of my ideas and thoughts and feelings. Probably as stream of narrative consciousness as I can achieve. written in hand in a moleskine when I remember http://blogofthehand.com/
Blogging with pen and paper; just like we used to.
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See Chaz here is what I think happened. 

Your friends knew you were doing a thrift sift and they arranged to punk you with a fake game. What you are experiencing is just an extract from Tom Vassell sneezing over a badly considered playtest idea. 

great work there though +PairOfDice Paradise
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+Nik Butler I'd be lying if I didn't admit that same thought did cross my mind while working on this project.
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Just a gentle half marathon run again https://www.strava.com/activities/325519141
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Horsham, Sussex
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Horsham, Sussex - Yeovil, Somerset - Honington, Suffolk - Lossiemouth, Moray
Story
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The digital roadie with a backstage pass to your website.
Introduction
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 months ago
reviewed 3 months 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 - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
5 reviews
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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