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Ralph Roberts
Works at Land of the Sky Films
Attended N.C. State University
Lives in Asheville, North Carolina
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Why Drink From a Water Bottle When You Can Eat This Blob Instead? ,,, http://mashable.com/2014/04/14/ooho-water-bottle-blob
Ooho, a biodegradable, water balloon-like blob, could be used as an environmentally friendly alternative to the ubiquitous plastic water bottle.
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Roentgen Objects, or Devices Larger Than The Rooms That Contain Them ... http://bldgblog.gizmodo.com/roentgen-objects-or-devices-larger-than-the-rooms-that-1529846302
An extraordinary exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art last year featured mechanical furniture designed by the father and son team of Abraham and David Roentgen: elaborate 18th-century technical devices disguised as desks and tables.
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The exhibit featured in this article has finished.
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Cedar Creek, Mountains of Western North Carolina, Rutherford County ... a rainy day yesterday but another beautiful, remote place ... very enjoyable trip.
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April 16, 1755 – Samuel Johnson's A Dictionary of the English Language is published in London. ... Wikipedia -- "Published on 15 April 1755 and written by Samuel Johnson, A Dictionary of the English Language, sometimes published as Johnson's Dictionary, is among the most influential dictionaries in the history of the English language.

There was dissatisfaction with the dictionaries of the period, so in June 1746 a group of London booksellers contracted Johnson to write a dictionary for the sum of 1,500 guineas (£1,575), equivalent to about £210,000 as of 2014.[1] Johnson took nearly nine years to complete the work, although he had claimed he could finish it in three. Remarkably, he did so single-handedly, with only clerical assistance to copy out the illustrative quotations that he had marked in books. Johnson produced several revised editions during his life.

Until the completion of the Oxford English Dictionary 173 years later, Johnson's was viewed as the pre-eminent English dictionary. According to Walter Jackson Bate, the Dictionary "easily ranks as one of the greatest single achievements of scholarship, and probably the greatest ever performed by one individual who labored under anything like the disadvantages in a comparable length of time". ..."

more: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_Dictionary_of_the_English_Language
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Old is gold.
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Glass without the glasses: Google patents smart contact lens system with a CAMERA built in ... http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2604543/Glass-without-glasses-Google-patents-smart-contact-lens-CAMERA-built-in.html
The patent is believed to reveal Google's plan to shrink its controversial wearable computer to fit on a contact lens.
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Glow-in-the-dark roads make debut in Netherlands ... They look beautiful, but they could also save a lot on streetlight power ... http://arstechnica.com/business/2014/04/glow-in-the-dark-roads-make-debut-in-netherlands/
They look beautiful, but they could also save a lot on streetlight power.
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If they also have glow in the dark potholes so I can avoid them I'm all for it.
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My midmorning coffee break / second breakfast

GOOD MORNING G+!!
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Adélie Penguins Jump from Ice Floe of Breeding Colony on Paulet Island in Weddell Sea, Antarctica
#Adélie #Penguins #Ice #Floe #Breeding #Colony #Paulet #Island #Weddell #Sea #Antarctica
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Thanks my friends to sent beauful pics.
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Google has acquired drone maker Titan...
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One thing Google has taught me:  They buy the absolute weirdest things, but a couple years later you see why.
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Author, publisher, producer
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  • Land of the Sky Films
    Executive Producer, 2006 - present
  • Creativity, Inc.
    CEO, 1978 - present
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Asheville, North Carolina
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Asheville NC - Sapphire NC - Fort Benning GA - Fort Bragg NC - Fort Ord CA - Quan Loi, Vietnam - Gelhausen, Germany - College Park, MD - Alexander NC
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Introduction
Ralph Roberts is a decorated Vietnam Veteran and worked with NASA during the Apollo moon program. He built his first personal computer in 1976 and has been writing about them and on them since his first published article “Down with Typewriters” in 1978. He has written over 100 books along with thousands of articles and short stories. His best sellers include the first U.S. book on computer viruses (which resulted in several appearances on national TV) and Classic Cooking with Coca-Cola®, a cookbook that has been in continuous print for the past 17 years and sold half a million copies. He is also a video producer with over 100 DVD titles now for sale nationally on places such as Amazon.com. He has also produced hundreds of hours of video for local TV in the Western North Carolina area and sold scripts to Hollywood producers. Previously for Packt, Ralph wrote Celtx: Open Source Screenwriting and Google App Inventor by Example. Ralph and his wife Pat live on a farm in the mountains of Western North Carolina with two horses. Ralph recently finished GOOGLE PLUS FIRST LOOK.and is currently writing GOOGLE DART HEAD START.
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  • N.C. State University
    Electrical Engineering
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Unique house. Have lived next door to it for decades. Beautiful place. If you stay there, cross the creek and come up the hill to our bookstore and publishing company, Alexander Books, for a visit. I can tell you stories about the family that lived there.
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