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Isn't this funny?

I can't imagine life without google and my google plus friends' posts, shares and comments. I have learned so much and been moved by the extraordinary kindnesses of strangers toward one another.

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300 Awesome Free Things
A Massive List of Free Stuff Made by Awesome People

Now - there are no more excuses.
If you're an entrepreneur, if you really want to go for it - money is no longer an issue.

Here's a great list of 300 free tools to help you get started. 
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He shared a great question about time and relativity. Wonderful explanations too. Thank you +David Fillingham
 
Question About Relativity

I'm asking this question out of genuine ignorance. I am sure someone here can explain the answer ...

I've long understood that according to the special theory of relativity, nothing can travel through space faster than the speed of light in a vacuum.

Also, I've read of the thought-experiment of how relativistic time effects will enable an astronaut who travels near the speed of light to age just a few years when returning to an earth that will have aged by perhaps hundreds of years.

What I don't understand is...if that astronaut circles a star four light years away, and returns to earth, say 100 years later, and the astronaut has aged, say, two years, from the astronauts perspective, hasn't he traveled to and from a star four light-years away in a span of two years? Does not the astronaut measure his own velocity at well above the speed of light?

Thanks to anyone who can sort this out for me!
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Women in Computer Science...

Our professional organization, ACM--Association of Computing Machinery, Womens Council publishes articles relative to women in computer science.


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"Believe. Believe in your children. Believe in your teachers. Believe in yourself."; Dr. Steven Cox
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Thanks +Charlie Kravetz. Let's remind everyone that accessibility is important for all of us to have.
 
I'm a blind Linux user. There are 360 million vision impaired people in the world. The majority of vision impared people don't have access to a computer due to the expensive proprietary screen reading software that runs on Windows. I'm running an indiegogo campaign to help develop the Orca screen reader that runs on Linux and make it 10 times better than the proprietary screen reader. This day and age we live in there is no reason why people with vision impairments can't access a computer.  Lets use the power of open source to make a difference. please help with this campaing and spread the word about it. Like and share this post and please visit the campaign.

http://www.igg.me/at/orca   
I'm a blind Linux user. There are 360 million vision impaired people in the world. The majority of vision impared people don't have access to a computer due to the expensive proprietary screen reading software that runs on Windows. I'm running an indiegogo campaign to help develop the Orca screen reader that runs on Linux and make it 10 times better than the proprietary screen reader. This day and age we live in there is no reason why people with vision impairments can't access a computer.  Lets use the power of open source to make a difference. please help with this campaing and spread the word about it. Like and share this post and please visit the campaign.

http://www.igg.me/at/orca   
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Karl Pillemer, a Ph.D. gerontologist at Cornell University, has spent the last several years interviewing hundreds of older Americans to systematically collect their practical wisdom. His first book, 30 Lessons for Living, synthesized advice from ...
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For you dear reader...
Dearest Book Lover,. Isn't it great to curl up with a good tome? These harsh winter months can be a great time to read a good story; to travel elsewhere through words. We've got authors to watch, reviews and reading recommendations, whether they be printed or e-published.
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For those who are interested in Data Science, this a a good article about how to start.
Why you should learn R first for data science. To get free data science tutorials sent to your inbox, sign up for our email list.
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What would you do if you could save someone's life?  

You can.

Find out how.

"For thousands of critically ill blood cancer patients, there is a cure. And it could be you." BeTheMatch.org 
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I am intrigued!
Sunken body clue to American origins

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-27432234
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A wonderful story about how a record store clerk built a career in tech. I bet you have someone in mind that could be just as successful given a little encouragement...ask yourself when it might be time to pay it forward ...

thank you +Charlie Kravetz for reminding me that there was just such a time for me long,
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please see my email so contact with me
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  • BS Computer Science/Math & BA English/Literature
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Writer, Technology Consultant, Speaker -- Please support the charity of your choice.
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Interested in: increasing and supporting women in STEM, technology and charities.  Complex problem solving is fun - especially involving disparate technologies!
 
When not reading (science/techo-spy fiction), I study foreign and programming languages.
 
I live in a multiverse  and enjoy learning more about biology, genetics, physics and exploring neuroscience--particularly  consciousness. Anthropology, sociology, pyschology are interesting also.  I am fascinated with ancient near/mid eastern history (1000-700 AD) & archaeology. .
 
Free time? I travel--usually not tourist areas, listen to ancient music and look at art-especially textiles/tiles. Enjoy playing harp, piano and violin.
 
I collect ancient Japanese and Aramaic sayings.
 
I write about everything, love writing fiction and enjoy exploring the connection between those who have gone before and those who come after.
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When I graduated--computer science--I was the only woman in my class. My first 'internet' was uucp and my computer an Altos 8086, of course one had to load the UNIX kernal first. :)
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