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Intriguing little video snippet, giving a glimpse at potential ideas for enhanced safety.
One stretch of road in the Netherlands may make you feel like you're cruising through a video game. A new glow-in-the-dark pavement has replaced
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Hey Jeramiah, great article you wrote! (that I just spotted today):
It Doesn’t Matter What You Think: Setting up the Linksys EA6900

I never did get around to documenting the initial setup I went through, where I also avoided all the cloud stuff.  I've now appended links to your article, onto my two related articles:

and yes, it would appear avoiding firmware auto-updates was also the correct hunch!
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As we discussed a while back, your build in a convenient (affiliate link) shopping cart:

Your build is also featured in my related article:

Also, my Lantronix Spider it arrived tonight:
gambled by going with a used one from eBay, will see how it goes!
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Ahh, to think I actually got to be a guest podcaster with Christian:
Great article, so happy for him!
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No doubt you read a lot about Heartbleed, now have a look behind the scenes at
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Oops, I missed the April 1st #vexpert  announcement (kind of avoided the web that day), but got an interesting email last night!
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Nice job sir!  Easily well deserved!  
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A fascinating, provacative, and science-infused listen, includes:
- seeing what somebody is dreaming
- quadriplegics controlling exoskeletons directly from their brain
Check it out!
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Did you know the brain uses about 20 watts of power to operate?
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