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Architecture quote of the day:
Line things up. Seriously, just line things up.
http://blog.buildllc.com/2012/05/the-secrets-of-modernism/
You'd think with the amount of time we architects spend in school, all the esoteric titles on our book-shelves, and the cryptic language we use amongst one another at dinner parties that the keys to understanding modernism would be complicated, scholarly and difficult to comprehend.
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I understand what you mean +Maximilian Montserrat , it's very similar to Dieter Rams' 10 design rules. However easy as the rules are, they can be difficult to follow, simplicity is hard! The cleaner your outcome - the more obvious the mistakes.
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So if everything always works on an #iPhone why can't I just watch this video?
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mp4 usually works out of the box on iTunes though since mp4 is mp4 is just a container it may be the used video codec in this case may not be supported. 
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Went to Wellington's best Japanese restaurant Tatsushi on Victoria St last night.
See how I make it look really hip by applying a tinted filter and using a weird crop? Also note the gaffa tape on the inside of the fluoro batten - glare shield!
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Last night's special was Tua Tua -nice fusion of japanese and local kai moana! OMG! Seriously the tastiest thing I've eaten for a very long time.
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Possibly the most #hipster chocolate I've ever seen. Craft Beer Bar from Wellington Chocolate Factory. Made in a little back lane, next to a grungy pub, a bakery, a peanut maker and a soda place...
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Var den god? Varför är den inte rättvisemärkt? Finns det rättvisemärkt på andra sidan globen?
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I can vouch that every item on this list is accurate. No. 2 gave me a free roller coaster landing at the airport this morning :)
 
I spent 2 years living in Wellington and quickly fell in love with the place! I put together a list of my favorite things to do here, most locals will probably have done it all but it's my guide to helping visitors love it as much as I do! #newzealand 
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hahaha I feel like such a dope! Thanks again guys! +Pontus Hammarbäck  & +Greg Bodnar 
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Please please please let's make this big!
I share this radical ideas that houses should be for ... living.
Housing without debt — Medium
Our flawed housing economy, and what we can do about it.
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Thanks will check that too. It's also nice that wikihouse is sprung out of NZ.
The good thing with an alternative housing market is that we can actually hack the current system to get around it. It's already happening, perhaps most prominently with tiny house and similar movements, but takes some fiddling and extra work.
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This is so good on so many levels, watch now.

via +Christian Andersson 
 
Bwahahahahahahahahahahahah, this is the best response ever!
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Fracking is utter madness. Humanity knows that now, the only reason it is allowed to go on is corrupt politicians giving permission to greedy criminals oil companies.
Come on let's stop this stupidity now!
 
Brought to you by Labor, Liberal and Nationals who backed the dirty frackers!  Only The Greens think this is bloody crazy!!

VIDEO via Jeremy Buckingham on Facebook...

"A RIVER ON FIRE! Gas explodes from Australian river near fracking site. I was shocked by force of the explosion when I tested whether gas boiling through the Condamine River, Qld was flammable. So much gas is bubbling through the river that it held a huge flame. 

There has been concern that fracking and extraction of coal seam gas could cause gas to migrate through the rock. Not only is it polluting the river and air, but methane is an extremely potent heat trapping gas. Fugitive emissions from the unconventional gas industry could be a major contributor to climate change and make gas as dirty as burning coal.

Gas first started bubbling though the river shortly after the coal seam gas industry took off in the Chinchilla area. Since then the volume of gas bubbling through the river has massively increased and has spread along the river.

You can see stakes in the river bank were the Queensland Government has marked each gas seep. You can also see pipework near the river where Origin Energy has installed for monitoring the gas bubbling through the river.

Thanks to John Jenkyn for taking me up the river in his tinnie. He's a champion!"
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There's now a new vaccine available for diseases caused by chemtrails! Best of all, it's 100% safe as it's based on homeopathy.

Sorry, couldn't find a good link, you'll have to take my word for it ;) 
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Haha +Olivier Ansaldi - I guess we'll simply repackage it: same shit different name!
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Hear Linus Torvalds speak about Big Cash, Fame and Glory - the drivers that made him develop Linux ;)

(not quite, he just wanted a tool so he could deal less with people...)
Linus Torvalds transformed technology twice — first with the Linux kernel, which helps power the Internet, and again with Git, the source code management system used by developers worldwide. In a rare interview with TED Curator Chris Anderson, Torvalds discusses with remarkable openness the personality traits that prompted his unique philosophy of work, engineering and life. "I am not a visionary, I'm an engineer," Torvalds says. "I'm perfectly h...
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Good morning Wellington! I never grow tired of this view.
#WhyWellington 
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It is a spectacular view.
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Sad day of Architecture and Design today.
British architect Zaha Hadid has died aged 65, following a sudden heart attack
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One of few places I've walked out of, still hungry and with a lost face. I had two business visitors from West Island and wanted to show them a part of Welly's excellent F&B scene. With more beers on tap and a regular Tuesday night, what could possibly go wrong. After 15 minutes of waiting we managed to get a menu but not even a glass of water. Staff saw us over and over but never made an effort to actually approach us. The place was not overly busy and there were plenty of staff. After at least 10 minutes of additional waiting to order we made the decision to get some food -elsewhere. There are so many fantastic places in wellington, I won't waste my time here again, sorry.
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Public - 9 months ago
reviewed 9 months ago
Total surprise walking up a random dark staircase to be met by exceptionally friendly and knowledgeable staff who are happy to cook up a special concoction to your liking. Otherwise try their unique mixes like chocolate and blue cheese cocktail.
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
Divine Mille-feuille, friendly staff, always busy.
Quality: ExcellentAppeal: Very GoodService: Very Good
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These guys are amazing, good products, friendly service, nice setting. Brought their Éclair for office tea, mighty popular.
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