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Carel van Rooyen
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technophile, student, disseminator of abstractions, advocate of everything fnord open source, jazztrancer
technophile, student, disseminator of abstractions, advocate of everything fnord open source, jazztrancer

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South Africa took a sledgehammer to the internet long before most other countries. I am really enjoying my flat rate symmetric gigabit here. :)

Here's a US centric angle on the ZA approach.

https://medium.com/backchannel/big-cable-s-sledgehammer-is-coming-down-2c6854e8bea9#.du00mwcfj

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The Championship for Robot-Assisted Parathletes

Kolping Arena, Kloten, Zurich, Switzerland, 8 October 2016

http://www.cybathlon.com/

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Reminds me of the 'Only  lovers left alive' line where 

“Have the water wars started yet,” asks Eve. “Or is it still about the oil?” .

How much water do you eat?

http://www.angelamorelli.com/water/

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'The perceived danger of sharks may be a little skewed. You're statistically more likely to die from a falling coconut, lightning, icicles, vending machines and rollercoasters than from a shark attack.' Via +Curiosity  #SharkWeek  
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I believe in tolerance. I believe in your right to worship as you choose, if you so choose to do; however, I also believe that places of worship should be taxed accordingly. And these are some pretty shocking statistics.  

Originally seen here: http://imgur.com/8NirN

BTW: A heads up on comment moderation. Keep your comments civil. 
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