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Michael Bacon
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Sysadmin, erstwhile geographer, Durhamite
Sysadmin, erstwhile geographer, Durhamite

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So apparently there's going to be a new graphical user interface for a Un*x based OS called "Athena." #everythingoldisnewagain

Engadget: Google experimenting with major redesign of Chrome OS. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIwn7bdvho

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Hate is not correlated with income, education, or living with minorities. Oddly, ir does seem to be correlated with people who read a lot. 

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View of the storm rolling in from the Tree House. 
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Putting child prodigies on a national stage is always, ALWAYS A bad idea.  But we keep doing it anyway.

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+David Fellerath, I assume you saw this?

Izzard is one of those rare species whose comedy I could watch all day (at least until I needed a breath from laughing too hard), and also could read his serious writing all day as well.

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+Liam Greenwood shared this one with me.  It's a text-driven calculator program.  I've futzed with it some, and if I have a complaint it's that the abstract and anything-goes nature of the logic progression means that it seems to get hung up on some things that I don't know how to push it through, but all in all it's a really cool idea.

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About as good an explanation you'll find of something that's pretty hard to explain: homestarrunner.com

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Silent Pat indeed.  I had been calling him Governor Gomer, but this is better.

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I should really write up my "spinoff revenue sports to be run by the booster clubs" proposal at some point.
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