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Bruce Byfield
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It's sad and frustrating when people who have had some really great ideas go off the deep end in such horrible ways.
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I've never been asked to do a slide show article, and will refuse to do one if ever asked.
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Amen!
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A thread was talking about "bread and circuses," and my first thought was, "I could use some of that."
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Of course, I've never been much for chariot races.
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I'm a dedicated SF reader, but "Agents of SHIELD" is dopey, especially that giant black plane.
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My latest purchase, by up and coming artist Randall Robinson.

The wood is spalted (discolored by fungus), which is appropriate for a rain spirit.
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Yeah, I've been lucky.
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My latest, "The Year of Crowdfunded Open Source Small Business" http://www.datamation.com/open-source/the-year-of-crowdfunded-open-source-small-businesses.html
The ways that crowdfunding is affecting open source business isn't making as many headlines as it should.
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"It is a fact universally acknowledged that a woman in possession of an opinion must be in want of a correction." - Rebecca Solnit
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Nonsense. Satire is one of the best weapons against such attitudes, and I posted it for those who would appreciate it.

Anyway, since you don't even seem to realize that the quote is a play on the start of Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice," in which the "fact universally acknowledged" turns out to be false, I make no apology for considering your more-radical-than-thou opinion worth taking the least bit seriously.
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With all the Star Wars buzz, I keep thing about Alec Guinness being genuinely puzzled about why fans would think he wanted action figures of Obi-Wan Kenobi.
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OH: "Carry yourself with the confidence of a mediocre white man."
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uh huh, see now I saw two paths through that sentence, 'confidence of a mediocre' as class/privilege for  one, race a second; while blind to the third 'male' - now I have three.
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There's been times when I would have chewed off a leg if doing so helped me escape a slide show.
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A main benefit of self-employment is that I never have to watch slide shows.
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My ambition is to be the George Orwell of free and open source software.
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I'm a writer who specializes in covering free and open source software. In my spare time, I write about Northwest Coast Art.
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Burnaby, BC, Canada