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Dave Tallent
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George R.R. Martin, creator of the phenomenally successful A Song of Ice and Fire series, explains why he writes using a computer program from 1987.
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Nothing new here, but I do like video.
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In 2009, a mysterious computer programmer using the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto created a new digital currency called Bitcoin.
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This hits the spot, particularly the dogs.

R.I.P. Jake (2002-03-27 : 2014-03-21). You were most excellent.

#dogs   #cats   #pets   #rockstar  
  Cool pictures of musicians with their pet dogs and cats, which show how even the most self-obsessed, narcissistic Rock god has a smidgen of humanity to care about someone other than themselves. Though admittedly, Iggy Pop looks like he’s about to eat his pet dog.   Patti Smith and stylist.   This is not a doggy bag, Iggy.   There’s a cat in there somewhere with Joey Ramone.  <br…
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William S. Burroughs Teaches a Free Course on Creative Reading and Writing (1979) [audio]
Josh Jones | Open Culture | Literature, Writing | March 17th, 2014

Burroughs's recorded series of three lectures at Boulder's Naropa University is simply killer. 

http://www.openculture.com/2014/03/william-s-burroughs-lectures-on-creative-reading-and-writing.html

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#williamburroughs   #creativewriting   #creativereading   #lecture   #teaching  
According to Ted Morgan, author of William S. Burroughs biography Literary Outlaw (which Burroughs hated), the hard-living Beat writer added “teacher” to the list of jobs he did not like after an unhappy semester teaching creative writing at the City College of New York.
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A New Chrome Browser Extension Turns Amazon and WalMart Into Bitcoin-Friendly Superstores
+Dylan Love | +Business Insider | March 12, 2014

Zinc Save is a browser extension for Chrome compatible with Macy's, Target, and retail powerhouses Walmart and Amazon. While billing itself as a moneysaving utility, Zinc Save also turns these companies into storefronts capable of accepting Bitcoin.

http://www.businessinsider.com/zinc-save-bitcoin-extension-for-amazon-2014-3

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  #bitcoin   #bitcoinnews   #chromebrowser   #chromeextentions #amazon    #walmart   #zincsave  
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Agreed, +Ivor Thomas.
I don't know if there's a Firefox extension, +Matthew Holt.
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Woz: “I Don’t Agree” Tim Cook Should Be Fired.
Shilpa Phadnis, The Times of India, March 14, 2014,

In a free-wheeling discussion at Cebit 2014 in Hannover, Germany, Steve Wozniak shares his thoughts on Apple, Steve Jobs and its current CEO Tim Cook. 

http://www.razorianfly.com/2014/03/15/woz-i-dont-agree-tim-cook-should-be-fired/?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

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#woz   #apple   #cebit2014   #timesofindia   
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How did I miss this? Edible 3D printed objects. 

#3dprinting   #food #gadgets   #technology  

Image: Structure3D

http://mashable.com/2014/06/10/3d-printer-nutella/?utm_cid=mash-com-g+-pete-photo#
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Today, April 2, 2014, the Committee on Small Business held a hearing titled, ​"Bitcoin: Examining the Benefits and Risks for Small Business." The hearing was webstreamed live.

The purpose of the hearing was to examine both the benefits and the risks associated with the Bitcoin as a payment for small businesses.

4.2.14 Bitcoin Hearing Full Video

#bitcoin   #congressional  
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The late Frank Zappa interviewed by the late David Brenner in 1986. R.I.P.

#frankzappa #davidbrenner
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Wow. Ridiculously attractive people jumping from ridiculously dangerous heights [video].  

http://www.picturecorrect.com/tips/base-jump-photoshoot-with-a-fashion-model-brave-photographer-for-this-one/

Photo credit: Noah Bahnson.

#basejumping   #gopro   #fashion   #photoshoot   #modeling   #italy  
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21 Creepy Accounts From Real People Who Were Terrorized By A Stranger
Christine Stockton | thoughtcatalog.com | March 14, 2014

"I saw something that caught my eye, there was someone under my bed…"

Photo credit: r. nial bradshaw

http://thoughtcatalog.com/christine-stockton/2014/03/terrifying-close-encounters-with-creepy-people/

#writing #creepy #homeinvasion #horror 
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Occupation
Staff accountant for a killer consulting firm.
Employment
  • Denver Relief Consulting
    Accountant, 2014 - present
  • Legacy Academy
    Educator, 2002 - 2014
    Teacher, K-8, personal financial literacy / technology. Also taught 4th graders in darker times and while delightful, they were deeply weird and cunning. Baloneyheads, each and every one of them (an inside joke: my students get it).
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Male
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Technophile. Reader. Sporadic writer. Drummer in sketchy cover band. Vinyl fan. Bitcoin enthusiast. Retired. Aspiring expat.
Introduction
Staff accountant at Denver Relief Consulting. Simply excellent.
Bragging rights
My lovely spouse works for the central bank. My son is a stand-up comic. My daughter cares for kids. I keep books.
Education
  • Regis University
    Education, 2002
  • Metropolitan State College
    Accounting, 1977
  • Arapahoe Community College
    Accounting, 1975