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Have any human eyes ever seen the words "Windows Update encountered a known error"?
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It's the same in real life, says the anthropologist behind "Dunbar's number."
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I cannot understand the markets’ panic over lower oil prices.  Sure, it hurts if you own Exxon or drilling-fracking services companies, or if you are Saudia or Venezuela or Russia or Iran.  But for most of the world, it amounts to a spectacular tax cut and cost discount for all manufacturers, transportation and consumers of almost anything. See this article on much cheaper airline deals.  

https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/market-dives-more-than-3-percent-amid-fears-over-oil-prices-china/2016/01/20/010d3a62-bf9f-11e5-bcda-62a36b394160_story.html

http://www.npr.org/2016/01/20/463724352/as-oil-plummets-cheap-jet-fuel-means-better-travel-deals

 Is this flood of spendable cash supposed to somehow… hurt us?

Well, it might have, a few years ago, by choking solar and wind companies to death with floods of cheap oil.  But it’s too late for that.  Those industries are self-sustaining and competitive now, with great new technologies looming.  So again… um… what’s the deal here?  This plummet in stocks smells funny to me.
Collapsing oil prices and China’s increasingly sluggish economy sent ripples through global stocks.
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Windows 10 Professional. Cannot remove. Go figure.
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I run Windows 7 Ultimate (a gift from +Josh Clark... thanks, it comes in fairly handy from time to time!) from a second SSD in my laptop, and figured I'd give the free upgrade to Windows 10 Pro a try. I checked compatibility, my major concerns being an IEEE1394 audio interface and recording/mixing software. I saw I was clear to move ahead - and yes, I checked community input for each piece of software, as opposed to trusting Microsoft's update utility.

Cue disappointment.

GWX (the "Get Windows 10" update utility) downloaded all the files, and has now been showing a "Preparing for installation..." screen for over an hour. The same GWX which Microsoft has been pushing harder and harder every day. The same GWX which ought to have been refined at least a tad since its release during the summer of 2015.

GWX, you turd.
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Left it overnight and it completed whatever it was doing, finally allowing me to begin the installation.

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We covered the development of Disruptor Beam's Star Trek Timelines mobile game last year when they released a video intro hosted by none other than Q (John... by Ryan Whitwam in Games, News
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The arrest was a cool birthday coincidence, although I think everyone would have preferred no deaths. And now the request from Ammon Bundy for everyone else to go home? Priceless.
The militant, who is under arrest, released a statement Wednesday calling on the people still occupying a federal wildlife refuge near Burns, Ore., to "stand down."
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Out of desperation I used my work cell phone's browser to login to Verizon's B2B site in order to enable WiFi hotspot functionality on said work phone in order to be able to VPN to work from my personal computer but oh wait City Hall's Midco is down but whew I've got ONE online site which also happens to have SSH so I can tunnel VNC over SSH back to my workstation and this is so freaking slow and now I'm RDPing from within VNC because inception and soon I'll be starting that server virtualization that was supposed to begin 3 hours ago.

Also, since Sprint utilizes Midco in Crookston, my personal cell has been "offline" since the same time I lost my original VPN connection.
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It just occurred to me that Microsoft's "KB" articles are just bug reports with associated work-arounds.
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This Bay Area company says its website can treat the debilitating mental illness—and clinical psychology doesn’t disagree.
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$53k is median? Whoa... Reality check.
What Hillary Clinton gets wrong with her pledge not to raise taxes.
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xkcd: Backslashes
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Can This Startup Cure Social Anxiety?
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This Bay Area company says its website can treat the debilitating mental illness—and clinical psychology doesn’t disagree.

$250,000 a Year Is Not Middle Class - The New York Times
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What Hillary Clinton gets wrong with her pledge not to raise taxes.

Chromecast
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Chromecast is the easiest way to enjoy online video and anything from the web on your TV. Plug it into any HDTV and control it with your exi

New material steals oxygen from air
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Researchers from the University of Southern Denmark have synthesized crystalline materials that can bind and store oxygen in high concentrat

Now it will become cheaper to make second-generation biofuels for our cars
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Producing second-generation biofuel from dead plant tissue is environmentally friendly - but it is also expensive because the process as use

Recherche Google
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Application Recherche Google pour Android : le moyen le plus facile et le plus rapide de trouver ce dont vous avez besoin sur le Web et sur

CloudConvert - convert anything to anything
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convert anything to anything - more than 100 different audio, video, document, ebook, archive, image, spreadsheet and presentation formats s

Tap Log
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A digital logbook from button taps. Create a well-formatted log entry in literally two seconds. A limited set of charting options allows you

ISS HD Earth Viewing Experiment
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The High Definition Earth Viewing (HDEV) experiment aboard the International Space Station (ISS) was activated April 30, 2014. It is mounted

99designs
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The #1 marketplace for graphic design, including logo design, web design and other design contests.

Flashable Zip - Fixed LTE/eHRPD for CyanogenMod
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Just wanted to share this in case it helps anyone. I noticed the stock Google 4.2.1 rom on my Galaxy Nexus connected fine to eHRPD and...

Hydrogen short-cut may prove route to cleaner fuel
www.smh.com.au

Scientists have produced hydrogen by accelerating a natural process found in rocks deep below the Earth's surface, a short-cut that may hera

Terminal Cornucopia by Evan Booth
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What is Terminal Cornucopia? In early-2013, independent security researcher, Evan “treefort” Booth, began working to answer one simple quest

Chrome Beta
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Welcome to Chrome Beta for Android!- Preview the latest features: Try out the newest features. (Sometimes these may be a little rough around

personal liberty? I'm against it
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I'm Still Not a Libertarian so I guess that means I'm opposed to personal freedom. by Paul Kienitz. If there is one political movement today

Seth's Blog: Thinking about money
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Many marketers work overtime to confuse us about money. They take advantage of our misunderstanding of the time value of money, of our avers

Going back to Vim | Patrick Teglia
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Well, I have been all over the place on IDE's and editors, and I am coming back full circle to Vim. It's been around forever but seems to ke

If God Wanted Us To Be Vegans, Why Did He Leave Holes In Vegan Logic?
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There aren’t a lot of people who specialize in spotting flaws in the ethical logic for veganism. That’s quite possibly because no one cares

Nighty Night!
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"Nighty Night!" is the perfect App for a daily go-to-sleep ritual with sweet music and elegant narration. All around the house the lights go

Historic. Might not be around next year. Hope it's a part of Crookston for years to come.
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