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We've done it! The average size of a web page is the same size as the original DOOM.
In July 2015 I suggested that the average web page weight would equal that of the Doom install image in about 7 months time. In about 7 months average web page size will be same as Doom install image. Well done us! Onwards & upwards! pic.twitter.com/xtSAtZjPGl — ronan cremin (@xbs) July 30, 2015 Well, we’ve
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Put a web designer in front of VIM and tell him/her to save and exit!

#Linux #Opensource #VIM
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Dear President Obama: encryption makes us more secure.
Encryption Isn’t Something We Can Negotiate About, No Matter How Politically Convenient That May Seem
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Engadget: Windows 10 update message interrupts live weather report. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIw9KmWnyo
Microsoft recommends an upgrade to Windows 10 before tonight's thunderstorm.
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Dunno if I should find this hilarious or disturbing (or both)
Listeners hear explicit audio caused when station equipment is commandeered.
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Here's a layperson-friendly article explaining why mandating encryption backdoors will do nothing to stop criminals: http://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/the-strange-origins-of-truecrypt-isiss-favored-encryption-tool
The genesis of TrueCrypt turns out to be as full of intrigue as the uses of it. Credit Photograph by Victor J. Blue / Bloomberg / Getty
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68%.  I only played the first game to maybe a third of the way through and then bailed.
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