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Linux nerd, carpenter, farmer, photographer, musician, and all-around tinkerer
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Author of three books: Linux Cookbook, Linux Networking Cookbook, and the Book of Audacity, plus hundreds of Linux howtos for various publications. Anyone can do anything, and you're never too old to learn something new.
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"The arguments against fair wages and benefits are based entirely on the premise that working people are contemptible and undeserving, most likely because they lacked the foresight to be born into wealthy families. I’m puzzled by the numbers of working people who believe this, and I think that is due to their addiction to rosy fantasies of becoming despotic moguls themselves, with an underpaid and unhappy workforce of their very own."
These are super-interesting times we live in, when working people are so against other working people that they're happy to see the whole works go down in flames, rather than anyone else get ahead. one woman and two men standing over a bench covered with plucked dead chickens ...
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h/t to +Deb Nicholson for this speaking advice:
Out of the vocal fry, into the fire.
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Oh, I got it.  Easy.  Just be yourself. :-)
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Explore the night sky with these two open source apps http://red.ht/1GZiEK4 by @Don_Watkins 
Take a look at two open source applications that bring the far reaches of space a little bit closer.
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MariaDB is the database platform that powers billions of users on sites such as Google and Wikipedia, and it’s a new corporate member of The Linux Foundation. Welcome!

http://www.linux.com/news/featured-blogs/200-libby-clark/841928-the-companies-that-support-linux-mariadb
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next gen speech recognition: how it is said matters as much as what is said!

Voice and how it is used actually helped improve the results, according to the study: analysis of the way the user talked provided valuable information.

And - this is open source so, in time, the research can benefit users in a direct way. Rocking!
Speech-Based, Natural Language Conversational Recommender Systems. Posted on July 25, 2015 by Peter Grasch. A while ago, I published a post about ReComment, a speech-based recommender system. Well, today I want to talk about SpeechRec: ReComment's bigger, better, faster, stronger brother.
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"Dear NYPD. See something, say something? Your security certificate isn't trusted, and you're still on Windows XP." Thanks to +Zack Whittaker  for this gem.
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h/t to +Deb Nicholson for this speaking advice:
Out of the vocal fry, into the fire.
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This SUCKS. Rest in peace, dear Nóirín. :(
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MariaDB is the database platform that powers billions of users on sites such as Google and Wikipedia, and it’s a new corporate member of The Linux Foundation. Welcome!

http://www.linux.com/news/featured-blogs/200-libby-clark/841928-the-companies-that-support-linux-mariadb
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Uphill both ways in the snow.
 
In our world of digital photography and high speed Internet, photojournalists can quickly and easily send large numbers of high-res photos to the other side of the globe. Things weren’t always so convenient. Continue reading This is How Press Photos Were…
In our world of digital photography and high speed Internet, photojournalists can quickly and easily send large numbers of high-res photos to the other side of the globe. Things weren’t always so c...
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http://www.npr.org/2015/07/25/424977355/50-years-ago-bob-dylan-electrified-a-decade-with-one-concert

There are snippets of the performance and at the end you hear the boos and someone shouting "Judas!"  The interview of the author is audio with transcript provided.  An interesting transition period.  
It's been 50 years since Bob Dylan strolled on stage at the Newport Folk Festival, plugged in an electric guitar, and infuriated his flock. Historian Elijah Wald says there's much more to the story.
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Linux.com contributor Jack Wallen teaches us how to create a streaming media server with Linux using Plex:

https://www.linux.com/learn/tutorials/840944-how-to-create-a-streaming-media-server-with-linux-using-plex
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I give this a solid meh. The building is old, and suffers the same flaws as every hotel I've ever stayed in-- too damn noisy. The doors slam, and you can hear your neighbors talking, their alarm clocks, blaring their TVs, and thundering up and down the hallways. It is sheltered from traffic noise, so that's one plus. The rooms are small, the beds hard, and our hot water came and went, which made washing up or taking a shower unnecessarily adventurous. The staff are excellent and helpful. The main thing I want from a hotel is a good night's sleep, and I've yet to find one that has a clue about this.
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Quality: Poor - FairFacilities: Poor - FairService: Very Good
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