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Michael Kohl
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Try to learn something about everything.
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‎*** BREAKING NEWS *

Interested in learning the Ruby programming language.?

You can join RubyLearning's 35th batch that starts on Saturday 18th Aug. 2012 for free - for a week.

This means that you can go thro' the first week's lessons, quizzes, exercises, interact with our mentors, do pair programming with our mentor Victor Goff and then decide latest by 24th Aug., whether you would like to continue further. If you decide to continue, you can then pay the full fees.

Message +Satish Talim for access.  Or contact me here.  This offer will be open for a short time, due to the nature of the offer!

Hurry!!

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Stratfor emails reveal secret, widespread TrapWire surveillance system - http://bit.ly/Rw6m5Q says it's used in UK: need to find out where

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RLTK (ruby language toolkit) looks awesome: lexer, parser, and even LLVM IR generation! 

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Caps Lock explaind

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Wow, how's that for portable music? :-)

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This looks like it's going to be a very interesting book for teaching kids more about programming: http://nostarch.com/superscratchadventure.htm

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Interesting. Not sure how true this is, but it definitely sounds possible.
Why was MegaUpload really shut down?

In December of 2011, just weeks before the takedown, Digital Music News reported on something new that the creators of #Megaupload were about to unroll. Something that would rock the music industry to its core. (http://goo.gl/A7wUZ)

I present to you... MegaBox. MegaBox was going to be an alternative music store that was entirely cloud-based and offered artists a better money-making opportunity than they would get with any record label.

"UMG knows that we are going to compete with them via our own music venture called Megabox.com, a site that will soon allow artists to sell their creations directly to consumers while allowing artists to keep 90 percent of earnings," MegaUpload founder Kim 'Dotcom' Schmitz told Torrentfreak

Not only did they plan on allowing artists to keep 90% of their earnings on songs that they sold, they wanted to pay them for songs they let users download for free.

"We have a solution called the Megakey that will allow artists to earn income from users who download music for free," Dotcom outlined. "Yes that's right, we will pay artists even for free downloads. The Megakey business model has been tested with over a million users and it works."
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