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Robert King
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nice music too :)
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Did you know? Our national forests are declining by an average of 10,000,000 acres per year while only 30,500 acres a year are restored.
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I used google wallet (had to use google wallet for google IO last year) - (found google wallet annoying at first - but this process was easy - i'd say it was actually easier than paypal)
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Bill Gates: Don't tax my income, tax my consumption - sounds good to me!
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The German company Festo has produced some amazing flying robots, and their butterflies are the latest example of beautiful motion.  (If you like this you'll love their 2012 bird, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nnR8fDW3Ilo.)
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oh wow these guys are insane :)
great camera work too.
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Nice article here by bill gates - explores making a better system for preventing epidemics - focus on solutions rather than existing shortcomings.
We need a global warning and response system for infectious disease outbreaks.
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Stumbled across this video of how to catch rabbits using snakes - kinda hoping I don't bump into too many snakes next month when visiting Sydney.
SERIOUS WTF...MAD AUSSIE.. HOW TO CATCH RABBITS...MUST SEE.. Like --> Craziest Accidents for more videos!
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ha - leading on to some Gopher's too
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Yesterday 47 years ago MLK was killed, and RFK delivered what may well be the greatest, most moving impromptu speech ever. I don't really know how he could possibly prepare for such a difficult speech (the audience, mostly black, hadn't heard the news yet) in just 30 minutes. Yet it easily ranks among the very best speeches ever given. Simply amazing.
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code jam registration now open!
 
Google Code Jam 2015

We’re halfway through #CodeJam2015 registration with just about two weeks left before the Qualification Round kicks off on April 10th @19:00 UTC. If you love coding or want a fun way to improve your skills and have a chance at winning $15k USD and a trip to Seattle, WA register now at:

http://g.co/codejam
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Will anything supersede twitter as the place to follow people? Interested to see how they prevent bias toward early adopters & how to prevent stagnation. They should make it easier to unfollow people IMO (or remove noise somehow)
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hmm eventually everyone you know will have a unique ID and there will just be different apps that help you catagorize people of the world into different groups relevant to you and then different services such as twitter will just act on those groups. The bias comes through search ranking algorithms and suggestion algorithms. although I'm sure there will be plenty of algorithms which don't contain such bias.
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Trying the new standing desk :)
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I've seen some desks made of cardboard that are quiet sturdy, that might fit the bill :-)
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    director, 2012 - present
  • datamine
    2010 - 2012
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One of my locals. It's good for a nice Belgian Beer in the big glass. also - the large bowl of fries is huge!
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A good place for a beer.
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