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Wilson Afonso
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Christmas lights under a full moon.

(western Sydney)
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French and Australian flags on the Harbour Bridge.
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Lots of people to see Neil deGrasse Tyson speak.
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Very much this. It also annoys me to no end when people use the Y2K bug as an example of unwarranted alarmism.
Do you remember the Y2K bug, the computer programming flaw that threatened to reset the digital world to the year zero at the turn of the century? Hospital life support systems might stop. Planes might lose navigation. Everyone's bank accounts might reset to zero.
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I have to wonder if John Edward knew what kind of interview he had signed up for.
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Hahahaha..I really think he had no clue what he was in for - or how to take the "hard" questions...but at least he "went along" to some extent.
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After sunset - western sky from Sydney tonight. The Moon, Venus, the star Regulus (barely visible to the right of Venus) and Jupiter.
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Very cool. I tried to catch it but only had my mobile with me..came out all fuzzy, as usual :(
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The scary thing is, this strip is from 1995.
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The Martian - the movie - is amazing. Extremely faithful to the book, very nerdy, really good. Recommended.

On a random note, I loved seeing Mackenzie Davis, who plays hacker Cameron Howe in Halt and Catch Fire, playing NASA engineer Mindy Park in the movie.
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I agree. Very faithful, albeit condensed. Totally recommended.
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I can't watch this without laughing. And I watched it several times already.
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Flying low and high.
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The pirates are coming!
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Hypothesis: humans will eradicate most/all infectious diseases before developing a time machine. The reason why we don't see time tourists from the future is the fear of biological contamination (our era is isolated as a bio-hazard).

Alternatively, the reason we don't see time tourists from the future is that the first scientist to test a time machine did not think about the bio-contamination issue and accidentally eradicated (future) human civilization by bringing back multiple pathogens and spreading them around.
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Hypothesis: In the future they think there are nothing worth to see in past . They're ashamed of this age.
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I have a good feeling about this.
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I graduated in Computer Science from UFRGS (in Porto Alegre, Brazil) many moons ago. After that I worked from 1993 to 2004 for the company that eventually became Terra Networks Brazil, in Mountain View (1994-1997) and Porto Alegre. I then moved to Australia in 2004, worked for Melbourne Uni until 2010 and now work for Google in Sydney.
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    Computer Science, 1990 - 1993
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