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David Snider
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Decided to get away for a while. The weather is nicer here.
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I'm glad you got away to feed your soul . It doesn't look like you went far as the picture looks like somewhere around the San Juan Islands.
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As far as cinematic portrayals of hacking go, House of Cards actually does a pretty good job.

But here's an Easter egg.

(It's an xkcd reference, for anyone who doesn't get it.)
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Darn, I was hoping for 'correct horse battery staple' as a password.
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These guys modeled Facebook adoption as a disease, using MySpace as a case study.  They predict rapid "recovery" within the next few years.  Not sure how valid that prediction is, but it's pretty funny.
Abstract: The last decade has seen the rise of immense online social networks (OSNs) such as MySpace and Facebook. In this paper we use epidemiological models to explain user adoption and abandonment of OSNs, where adoption is analogous to infection and abandonment is analogous to recovery.
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Seattle is a contender!
Sci-Fi Hotel founder Andy Davies teams up with 'Alien' artist H.R. Giger to open a hotel bar, yet where it will land is still unknown. Read this article by Bonnie Burton on CNET.
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Facebook once again dares its users to leave them.
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And I'm not feeling like being a pioneer. I have other things to spend my social energy on :) Pick your battles, and all that.
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I do, by the way, want to salute all the many men and women who fought and suffered for many years to bring us to this historic moment in the United States where gay marriage is now universal.

Moreso, I want to highlight this moment as a victory for peace and reason.  There were no riots for marriage equality.  There were no terrorists.  There were no wars.  We got here by winning hearts and minds--plus a crap ton of legal and political battles.

I will not tell you that there is never a just cause for violence, but the sword is not a thing to take lightly.  Violence breeds contempt far too easily, as it coerces rather than persuades.  It is a tool of life and death, a tool of last resorts, and also a tool of tyranny.

We did the right thing.  We did it the right way.  And I am proud to be an American today.
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I see it as a symptom and not a cure, but perhaps we can not find agreement here.
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In other words: Han shot first.
For a long time Star Wars fans have been clamoring for Disney/Lucasfilm to re-release the [...]
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FINALLY. Thank you, Disney.
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The war under your feet.  (And more reasons why it's awesome to live in the Northwest.)
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Well...he never DID seem to get those calibrations done!
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All we are is just a stuck blue dead pixel in the LCD of the universe.  If we are lucky, we were purchased from one of the manufacturers who blithely refuse to accept RMAs for a dead pixel or three billion.
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