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I remember watching old episodes of Star Trek: The Original Series as a kid. Even though Spock was an emotionally devoid character, his wisdom served as an anchor to Kirk's impulsiveness, proving that diplomacy was a viable solution to war. It was a lesson I would carry with me, even to this day. RIP Leonard Nimoy ... you will be missed.
The actor, known best for playing Mr. Spock on the original "Star Trek," passed away in Los Angeles, Calif. from end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
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I just happened to be wandering around the Bandcamp.Com site and happened across this awesome band called Periphery. Turns out, they will be going on tour with +In Flames and +All That Remains this spring! Unfortunately, the tour won't be coming anywhere near me, so I'll probably just have to create a mixtape and use my imagination instead LoL
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It seems that an Assassin's Creed film will be happening after all. Which game do you think they should base it on, and who should play the lead roles?
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Imagine a world where ISPs can hold your favorite web sites for ransom, at the cost of your personal bandwidth. If you are as appalled by this as I am, be sure to sign the below petition and tell the FCC to leave the Internet alone!
The most important FCC vote of our lifetime is about to happen, but Congress is trying to kill net neutrality. Help us change history.
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And people say there is no cross-section between mobile and arcade gaming .... #flappybird #arcadegames #iosgames  
Think that Flappy Bird is already supremely aggravating to play? Try flying between those pipes when there's money on the line. Bay Tek Games has unveile
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This year, I have decided to raise money for a truly charitable cause. I have chosen +Extra Life ATX as my charity of choice. They give kids something to do while awaiting treatment for many terminal illnesses by giving them the gift of video games and interactive entertainment. Please, help me raise money to help these wonderful kids by going to the site below and making a donation!
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Still getting used to this whole Ello thing. The only problem I've had thus far is finding people to follow me, as well as people to follow. Perhaps +Mike Elgan or +Leo Laporte or even maybe +Robert Scoble may know some people worth following?
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 I like the simplicity of the design, though I'm sure that will change as more features are brought online. I also like the commenting system, which is more like commenting on a blog than, say, a mention on Twitter.
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This just goes to show you that, no matter how many millions you through into a lobby campaign, the American people's voice still matters in this country. At least, it does to the FCC. And, as far as the Republicans threatening to disapprove Internet expansion and circumvent the new Net neutrality rules, all I can say is bring it on. See how far it gets you with your constituents.
Federal regulators moved forward with a controversial plan to protect openness on the Internet, or net neutrality, by treating the online world more like heavily regulated telecommunications markets.
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people who disagree with this ruling should be able to opt out of net neutrality.... ;)
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And this is why Vader was a Sith lord ...
 
Uhh....Lord Vader...I think you just destroyed the D-Death Star... +Darth Vader 
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I never realized just how much Aaron Swartz has influenced not just the way we use the Web, but information in general. Sites like Reddit and The Info have paved the way for sites like Twitter and WikiLeaks. Podcasting wouldn't be the same without both the Creative Commons and RSS technologies. He was a true visionary in a time when most people cared more about startup dollars than creating a more open Internet. Aaron will be missed.
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Meant to post this last night but, as they say, it's better late than never. Congratulations to the +New England Patriots on their nailbiter win against the +Seattle Seahawks at the #SuperBowl !
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I am betting on the New England Patriots to win Sunday's Super Bowl matchup with the Seattle Seahawks. Where do you stand?

My wife is actually rooting for the Seahawks and she is rarely wrong when it comes to the Super Bowl, so, as far as I'm concerned, New England is going in as the underdogs.

Too bad the sportsbooks are reporting the same ...

#superbowl #patriotsvsseahawks #patriotsnation  

I'f you're looking for a nice wine to celebrate the Patriots victory, check out this lineup from Chicago Bears hall of famer Mike Ditka:  http://www.marketwatch.com/story/da-best-super-bowl-wine-mike-ditkas-of-course-2015-01-30.
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Video gamer, wine enthusiast, and tech researcher.
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I am a fan of classic video games from days gone by (Donkey Kong, Pac-Man, Pitfall). I like some modern games as well, but I like games more of the PC (like Half-Life, Portal 2, and Minecraft) and mobile (Where's My Water, Cut the Rope, Infinity Blade) persuasions. I'm such a fan of gaming in general that my life's ambition is to, one day, complete a game of my own and be able to attend either the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) or the Penny Arcade Expo (PAX).

I also love wine. Everything from Sauvignon Blanc to Pinot Noir, there is no form of wine I will not at least give a taste. My favorite wine, so far, has been Cupcake Wineries' Black Velvet. It's a little strong but, hey, it gets the job done.

Aside from that, I'm a heavy metal fanatic. Doesn't matter what kind of metal it is ... if it's heavy, I will give it a listen. My favorite bands right now are Metallica, In This Moment, Atreyu, In Flames, and Iced Earth. Favorite song? Metallica's "Cyanide."

In my spare time, I work as a freelance researcher. My method is to take stories that are in the news, such as the Apple Watch, and use research to discover more ways modern technologies can be used. My methodology, however, is simply theoretical, due to a lack of funding which impedes from creating prototypes or hiring developers. Maybe one day ...

Beyond all that, I am a husband, brother, son, uncle, brother-in-law, and a cousin.

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I am madly in love with my wife and will be for the rest of my life. Beat that!
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