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Rolf Larsson
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Vi behöver folk som är som folk! Är du en, eller känner du nån? Sök!
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Hmm, Laibach på Debaser 14/3...
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Jag är redo :)
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Has any living animation director inspired as many other creators as Hayao Miyazaki? The sheer number of T-shirts alone that take their cue from the Japanese legend’s work is pretty darn impressive. And one walk through the San…
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Delar, då jag har lite SF-folk i flödet som kanske kan komma med tips.
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Hjälp oss att hitta ett bra och prisvärt hotell i San Francisco. Skall dig 27 april - 3 maj. Och jo jag har koll på hotellsöksidor mm men det är alltid trevligare med direkta tips. Recensioner på webben är inte alltid så pålitiliga.

Vi vill gärna undvika Tenderloin denna gång om det går, lite jobbigt med att ha 20 skrikande alkoholister/knarkare utanför hotellet. Budgeten är väl ca 1200 kr/natt för enkelrum (vi behöver 2). Dollarn rusar uppåt för tillfället :-/

Skall vara på Moscone Center på konferens.
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Google Sheets, Y U no read my .ods files? :-P
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I thought that was a new feature?
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These twelve items have two important things in common:

(1) They're important and valuable things, and
(2) They have absolutely nothing to do with autism.

Lead is a heavy metal which melts at low temperatures. It's used in large batteries like the ones in your car, as well as as a stabilization weight and radiation shield. It can be poisonous if you ingest it, though, so be careful! (The #1 safety risks in most radiation labs is actually accidental lead poisoning from the shielding equipment)

Fluoride is an ion of the Fluorine molecule. It's critical for human health: without it, your teeth will decay and fall out. In some places, it's found naturally in local foods and water, but in other places, it gets added to reservoirs or table salt instead. Water fluoridation is considered one of the ten greatest public health achievements of the 20th century, and is a major reason why people today have healthy teeth. It was also believed by some to be part of a Communist plot to corrupt the Purity of Essence of our Precious Bodily Fluids. (And yes, people describing the plot Liked to Capitalize Things)

Antibiotics are probably the single greatest public health improvement of the twentieth century: they're drugs which can give our immune system the capability to fight off bacterial infections. Without them, common diseases like strep and TB will simply kill you. However, antibiotics do nothing against viruses. In fact, if you don't have a bacterial disease, or take only part of a course, antibiotics are dangerous: they'll kill just the bacteria which were most vulnerable to them, leaving behind the strongest and most resistant ones to breed! Overuse of antibiotics has resulted in the development of many strains of bacteria which are resistant to even very powerful antibiotics, leading to the fear that we may soon be vulnerable to these diseases again. The most important things you can do are (a) don't ever pressure a doctor to prescribe them when they aren't appropriate, and (b) fight their overuse in ranching, where they're given as prophylactics to otherwise healthy animals -- thus breeding deadly resistances.

Vaccines are antibiotics' competitor for greatest public health victories. They're small doses of dead or weakened viruses which are injected into you, letting your immune system learn to recognize and destroy the real ones when they come. They're the reason that so many of the deadliest diseases of the past -- smallpox, measles, pertussis, and the like -- are things of the past. However, unscrupulous folks have tried at times to convince the public that these are dangerous (generally as part of a scheme involving lawsuits), and as a result, some people are avoiding them! This can cause many other people to die, because of what’s called herd immunity. You can learn more about vaccines from this great comic:
https://medium.com/the-nib/vaccines-work-here-are-the-facts-5de3d0f9ffd0

Pesticides are chemicals which kill pests which destroy crops. These are a dangerous, but important, tradeoff: their residues can be poisonous, especially if they accumulate in groundwater; they can kill insects which are not just beneficial, but critical, like bees; and their misuse can lead to monoculture, which we’ll talk about in a moment. On the upside, they greatly increase crop production, and have been a major factor in ending starvation. They can also kill insects like the tsetse fly and malaria mosquito which are major vectors of disease. Together, this makes them a powerful lifesaving tool which has to be carefully managed.

GMOs are any sorts of organisms whose genes have been modified. This is a blanket term for a wide range of things, from corn that produces additional nutrients, to wheat that can grow in a wide range of climates, to goats which can produce antibiotics in their milk (!), to crops which are immune to certain pesticides and herbicides. “GMO” is a term for the technique which produces all of these. Some of these are huge benefits, but some of them are dangerous: for example, herbicide-resistant crops can be doused with huge doses of powerful weed-killers. In addition to their normal risks, this creates what’s called a “monoculture,” where only one species of plant can survive. This can make an entire crop vulnerable to a single blight, so it’s extremely dangerous for food security. Also, many companies who make such products are known for unethical business practices, so many people hear “GMO” and think of them. But don’t be led astray! GM is a technique which saves lives, too.

Balloons may make you think of things at birthday parties, but they’re also the best way to get high into the stratosphere. Weather balloons, made of modern materials like mylar and kevlar and filled with Helium, can fly over 100,000’ above the ground fairly cheaply, making it possible to understand weather patterns in places where satellites can’t be. They were also the way the recent record-breaking skydivers got up: you can watch +Alan Eustace's record-breaking jump at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AsftfzBrVko. In the process of doing this, he and his team invented several new technologies which should make flight safer, balloons cheaper, and more.

Tubesocks are long socks which can protect your shins. More important than protection, they wick moisture away from your feet, which are some of the heaviest sweat-producers in your body: they can produce as much as a quarter-pint of sweat each day. By moving the moisture away, they can protect you from frostbite in the cold, and fungi like athlete’s foot in the heat.

Testicles are the organs in which sperm is produced in male animals. They’re also important glands, producing hormones such as testosterone which help regulate bodily function. They hang outside the body in most land mammals in a sac called the scrotum, because sperm production works best when the testes are kept below body temperature. Because your body considers them pretty important, they’re therefore covered with nerves to quickly tell if something’s wrong. That means that you don’t want to hit them, but that they often enjoy gentle touch.

Bunnies, also known as rabbits, are small mammals with big ears. They’re shy herbivores, depending for their survival upon their ability to hear and quickly run away from prey – but also on their ability to reproduce quickly, so that their groups can sustain losses and keep going. Most species of rabbit live in burrows, often networked together to form a warren. People’s opinions of them are split: some people raise them for food or fur, while others love them as pets. They can also turn into a plague, as happened when they were introduced into Australia: feral rabbits caused tremendous damage to agriculture and local species. You can see many pictures of bunnies at http://goo.gl/FVlVJD.

Strippers are a kind of sex worker. Most famously, they perform erotic dances (often using a fixed pole as a prop) for an audience. But most of their work takes the form of one-on-one interaction with patrons, performing individually for them in settings from the public (such as table dances) to private rooms. Strippers will create one or more personas for this, working to create a fantasy environment for the patron in which they feel aroused, appreciated, and at the center of attention. Many strippers travel from city to city around the year, as the best business is often found in different places at different times. The most important thing to remember about strippers is that, while they may be playing any number of roles that seem different, they are professional entertainers and should be treated with respect.

Dromedaries are the famous “one-humped camels” of the Sahara and Arabian deserts. Their two-humped Bactrian cousins live further east. Dromedaries are known for their incredible ability to store water in their bodies, allowing them to travel across the entire desert. Unlike horses, they have paws rather than hooves, which gives them excellent traction on difficult terrain. As a result, they are highly valued as pack and riding animals, and camel racing is a major sport. Dromedaries were what made the Spice Road and the western part of the Silk Road possible, and they continue to be an important way to transport people and goods across the desert to this day.

So next time someone shows you a list like this, think through all of the various items in them and realize all of the ways in which they’ve made our world a better place. Some of them, like pesticides and bunnies, involve tradeoffs which you need to manage carefully; others, like antibiotics and vaccines, simply need to be used correctly to make the world a better place.

To learn more:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lead
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fluoride and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Water_fluoridation
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antibiotics and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antibiotic_resistance
http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pesticide
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Genetically_modified_organism
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Balloon
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sock
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Testicle
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rabbit
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stripper
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dromedary

Thanks to +Robyn Miller  for the image!
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Storebror vill läsa din privata post, men vill inte att du läser hans offentliga handlingar.
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Efter att EU-domstolen ogiltigförklarade direktivet om datalagring konstaterade Post- och Telestyrelsen, PTS, i en analys att de svenska reglerna inte var förenliga med domstolens beslut. Men myndighetens generaldirektör tyckte att det var "olämpligt" att skicka tolkningen till justitiedepartementet eftersom den då skulle bli offentlig handling.
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Det är väl standard modus operandi från den gängen där.
Problemet är att de inte är folkvalda, så det är svårt att komma åt dom och spika upp dom på väggen.

Fast hur det kan vara lagligt att göra en sån manöver i första hand, är för mig svårt att fatta. Det här luktar ju bananrepublik långa vägar.
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BLOG: I've found Serenity, and you can't take the sky from me

Something very awesome happened today. I can’t say anything more about it (for now) but I can finally talk about this other awesome thing that I’m super excited to be part of! In the upcoming Firefly Online game, I get to be the voice of the male avatar!!…
This just in from Firefly Online HR: Wil Wheaton has joined the FFO voiceover team and will be giving voice to the male player character.
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Really, +Garmin​? You need all these privileges to sync with my pedometer? Are you for real? #garmin #privacy
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They really should only need the last two. Now Garmin is not a nefarious company but there is likely, as +Jonas Petersson  said, an app tool involved and possibly a third party. We knowest noth abouth them.
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Dear AskPlus,

Time to replace my Nexus 5 - charger cable comes lose by itself, and the microphone has stopped working.

I'm considering the Nexus 6, but it's too big and too expensive.

I could buy another Nexus 5, of course - I like the form factor, but It's getting a bit old.

So, dear AskPlus, what other decent options are there if I want to run stock android and not pay a fortune?
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Follow-up: A friend received a OnePlus One invite a few hours after I wrote this and sent it over, so I ordered it on Saturday, putting down the extra 40 SEK for express shipping. It just arrived! Yay!
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I'm considering retiring my old 24" and ancient 20" Dell monitors to buy something more modern.

Have anyone tried either a 4K 40" or one of the new, curved 34" ultrawides? If so, what's your opinion?

https://pcmonitors.info/philips/philips-bdm4065uc-40-inch-uhd-4k-monitor/

https://pcmonitors.info/samsung/samsung-s34e790c-curved-ultrawide-va-monitor/
The Philips BDM4065UC features a 40 inch VA panel with a 3840 x 2160 ('4K' UHD) resolution and 60Hz refresh rate.
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Remember guys, 4K at 40" is exactly the same ppi as a 27" at 2560x1440 monitor. So no scaling issues at all if you're used to that resolution/size without scaling.

Also, people that already own this monitor say that it scales 1080p content really well. So it's perfect for movies and gaming.

I currently have a Dell 27" 1440p monitor and I'm getting this 40" beast soon.
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Just realized that Windows 7 Home edition only supports 16GB RAM.

Oh well, since I haven't noticed it before now, I suppose I'll just remove two of the sticks and put it in my Linux box that I'm buying.

Windows - because arbitrary technical limitations in your operating system is good for the shareholders!
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Windows 7 Home edition sucks right? It isn't a full modern OS.
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ES File Explorer es gratuito, destacado todo-en-uno administrador de archivos & administrador de aplicaciones & administrador de tareas & cl

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Explore new places, discover local favorites, and navigate your world with Google Maps. Available on Android phones and tablets with a simpl

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Hangouts brings one-on-one and group conversations to life with photos, emoji, and video calls for free. Connect with friends across compute

Chrome Browser - Google
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Browse fast with the Chrome web browser on your Android phone and tablet. Sign in to sync your Chrome browser experience from your computer

Spotify
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Spotify gives you instant access to millions of songs on your Android device.With the Spotify app, you can choose to listen for free, or sub

Moon+ Reader Pro
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New designed book reader with powerful controls & full functions, supports epub, pdf, mobi, chm, cbr, cbz, umd, fb2, txt, html, rar, zip or

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