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We love to see Wahoo co-owner Bubba Watson embracing the spirit of fun the team has built in Pensacola. 
So what does someone who has won two U.S. Masters do for fun on his break from the PGA tour? If you’re Bubba Watson, you hit the Blue Wahoos homestand.
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Interesting to see Google pushing Lyft for I/O instead of Uber. Especially since doesn't use Google sign-in.
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+Enzo Martinez​ yes google ventures did fund uber 
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Are you excited about next week? I'm excited about next week. You should be excited about next week.

Oh, and the fun begins Tuesday night — I'm heading up to Petaluma to do +All About Android! 
It's that time of year again, and by the looks of things Google has plenty of awesome to show us. Google's annual developer conference is right around the corner, and there's a lot to talk about this year. A lot has happened in the last 12 months that position Google to make some big announcements this year, continuing the bold new direction the company has taken Android, Chrome...
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Best tech week of the year!
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For folks asking, here's the Amazon (affiliate) link to the stainless steel bracelet I've got on the LG Watch Urbane: http://phon.es/15fbj
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Boom. Guess where.
Vote for your favorite view from a Minor League stadium in MiLB.com's Best Seat in the House #MiLBBestSeat
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Nothing like Florida baseball. Whether Florida State League or Jacksonville Suns. 
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Interesting front-page redesign here. http://www.windowscentral.com/

And if you want to leave feedback (and I'd ask that you do), there's a thread for it here: http://forums.windowscentral.com/windowscentral-com-site-news-feedback-help/357498-disable-visor-blog-view.html
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$500 for a 50-inch TV.

10-year-old me is floored.
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I bought a 50" for $300.00, put it in my Garage
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Why, yes. Yes, it does.
 
Does this make you want to live in downtown Pensacola?
A detailed look at $50 million, 260-unit apartment and retail building planned for the former Pensacola News Journal site at Romana and Jefferson streets.
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+Phil Nickinson​ will you move in at DT Pensacola?
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I don't think blocking ads is stealing anymore than is changing the channel during a commercial break and then flipping back in 3 minutes. That said, different standards should apply to different mediums. Online ads are a necessary evil and should be as unobtrusive as possible. Actively blocking ads, to me, is disrespectful to the people who work hard at creating good content. (Disrespect online? Gasp!)

I'm far more concerned with sites making money off shit that flat-out is not theirs to profit from. But ethics is hard.
 
Do you think ad blocking is stealing? Lots of interesting comments on this one.
Like a number of extensions, a new Android web browser blocks Internet advertising. However, filtering out ads is wrong and puts millions of jobs in jeopardy.
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+Manol Chalakov that's true. I look at that as a reason to no longer visit that site. If their viewers hip goes down the publishers should then look at why and if it's annoying ads, that's easy for them to fix.

Ad blockers don't really give anyone an incentive to reflect on their own business model. In fact they might just lead to more aggressive ads. 
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"Google apologizes because people are assholes."

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For those that don't know what's going on... When people search for terms like "N*gga House" or "N*gger House", Google Maps was taking them to The White House and Chicago, IL. Obviously, an offensive jab at President Obama.

What people that observed the incidents often don't realize is that no one at Google actually planted those results. Google's algorithms were simply picking up on the terms, conversations on public forums and public chat rooms, etc. that racist assholes were spewing all over the internet when referring to The White House and Chicago (because he is associated with both places).

Since the algorithms operate rather autonomously, it's hard to blame Google for what racist pricks online say out of their mouths. What's interesting to note however... How does one make such a discovery unless they're thinking along those lines anyway?

Now, evidently, this has been going on for years, so one can blame Google for not fixing it sooner.
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This can stop any time now.
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I got that a few times after the 5.0.2 update, along with horrible battery drain.  I did a a "Reset Device" and all was good after that.  I'm planning on doing the same thing once the 5.1.1 update hits my watch.
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So much better!
 
If you've been suffering with Google's Chrome app (as opposed to the extension) for Hangouts (especially on OS X), keep an eye out for an update today. Mine just refreshed to what you see here — ditching the (mostly) single-column view for two columns that are much more akin to what you'd… #android
If you've been suffering with Google's Chrome app (as opposed to the extension) for Hangouts (especially on OS X), keep an eye out for an update today. Mine just refreshed to what you see here — ditching the (mostly) single-column view for two columns that are much more akin to what you'd expect from a proper chat client. In fact, after poking around for a few minutes, this is much...
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+Lincoln King Yeah I figured it out thanks!
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Can't beat Starbucks inside the hotel. Rooms were clean. Internet speed left a lot to be desired.
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Great dive bar in Hell's Kitchen.
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Smack in the middle of town, security lines are quick. Not much in the way of amenities, but you're not likely to be waiting long. Can be oddly warm inside in the mornings.
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Better bar than restaurant, but the sandwiches are HUGE. Can be too loud when there' sa band inside.
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LOVE Dr. Ellis! :)
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Don't judge me.
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Food's just so-so, but a lot of beer, TVs and good fish tacos.
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