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Nicely done kit, and the company is growing fast.
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My solar panels start going in Monday. This looks like my next investment.
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Solarcity? I know solarcity and tesla are partners
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Loved the game. Putting anything in 4k is impressive from today's perspective.
Adventure for the_Atari 2600 Video Game Console by Warren Robinett. Adventure, a video game cartridge for the Atari 2600 video game console, was the first action-adventure video game. It was published by Atari Inc. in 1978, and sold 1 million copies. The E-book "The Annotated Adventure" (a ...
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Yeah, that's the game that made me want to go out and get a 2600.  At which point my dad said, "Get a job." ;^)
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I'm not 100% sure, but I think the guy posting this may have wrote it out long hand and mailed it in. Technical people haven't been the dominate source of content on the internet since Usenet dominated.

Hasn't he heard of Facebook, Twitter? Nothing is as pitiful as "journalist" whining about the old days when there are more outlets for their craft than ever before. Is it a high paying professional career track anymore? Nope, but that's because the elite acted as gatekeepers. I remember a time when getting a letter to the editor of the local paper published was special. Having an article published in a magazine was resume worthy. I don't remember a time before the "golden" age of journalism, but there were dozens of papers in major cities, and even multiple ones in small towns. Not quite the internet, but I'd rather have anarchy, than go back to mornings papers and CBS news between 5:30 and 6:00 each night.
Now, if we want to re-take control of the information side of the information revolution, we have to position ourselves in the real world of what these two trends mean and where they are immutably headed....
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I'm an IBMer, and normally don't shill the company wares, because I'm not marketing, but this is cool.
Ethernet IoT Starter Kit. This starter Kit for IBM IoT Foundation provides the user with a slick experience, getting data from the on board sensors into the IBM cloud within minutes of opening the box. It is particularly suitable for developers with no specific experience in embedded or web ...
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Beer is a popular startup in Asheville. Wonder why?
No disrespect to San Francisco or Brooklyn, but we wanted to identify the next wave of cities building an ecosystem to turn innovators into entrepreneurs.
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;^)  That too.  It's a great favor to me.
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This is a fun little project.  The neat part is the Hat's they are creating for the Rasp-Pi that add real value.
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A billion and a half dollars to buy technology. The kids "hacked" them. Probably using a proxy server to bypass blocking software. No money spent on curriculum development, just a magic bullet.

School districts just don't have the expertise to deploy technology. Not even able to evaluate tech and request the help they need. You have to spend a year teaching the teachers, helping them develop curriculum, testing the infrastructure.... But all the bosses want to do is stand by kids holding iPads and get their picture in the paper. Just wish they'd run the picture again today.
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BBC in school computer giveaway http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-31834927

Can anyone explain why a TV network insists its role is computers for schools? It is a unique role, just odd.
The BBC has launched its Make it Digital initiative with new hardware for schools and a raft of coding-based content.
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In related news, Coca Cola will give away 10K vending machines to schools ... oh wait, they already have.
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The cloud is still a teaching experience. Using a cloud is easy.
Migration to a cloud infrastructure is a significant workload.
Today, it's important to look at one of the most critical components behind the delivery of a cloud solution: the cloud architect. Read More
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Indeed it is.  Took us close to a year I think to move from a datacenter to the cloud.  We're now working on a migration within the cloud that will also be a significant effort...
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Apache Storm is one of those projects you can feel will be big soon.
 
The project, dubbed StreamFlow, is designed to make working with the Apache Storm, a free and open source distributed real-time computation system, much easier and more productive.
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Memristor based servers next year. New operating system called Linux++ (wonder if it is open source?) to be replaced by another OS called Carbon. Title indicated servers next year but article said 2016 before chips ship.
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Walked in on a Saturday and first thing out of mouth was they were closing in 10 minutes. Model trains are an expensive hobby and I like to support local shops when I travel. Guess they do well enough not to care.
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