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TIL -- I'm part British. I'm 42 years old, and my mom only now told me about a great grandmother on my mom's mother's side (say that ten times fast). She immigrated from UK in the late 1880s.

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+William Tanksley, Jr come on, can't you let me at least something to be proud of? :)
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Congratulations to our long-time clients and colleagues on the re-design and re-launch of their web site at www.forth.com! (This is another recent project I did as ExternalDesign.com.)
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Universal memory

“We are answering one of the grand challenges of our industry,” said Dr. Haris Pozidis.

“Phase change memory is the first instantiation of a universal memory with properties of both DRAM and flash. By reaching 3 bits per cell the cost of PCM will be significantly less than DRAM and closer to flash.”

Read more: http://ibm.biz/Bd4Jmv #IBMResearch #PhaseChangeMemory  
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I find three parts at digikey, in TSOP:

R1LV3216RSA-5SI#B0 Renesas Electronics America
IC SRAM 32MBIT 55NS 48TSOP

CY62177EV30LL-55ZXI - Cypress Semiconductor Corp
IC SRAM 32MBIT 55NS

AS6C3216-55TIN - Alliance Memory, Inc. IC SRAM 32MBIT 55NS 48TSOP
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The Chinese says:

xiàng qián yī xiǎo bù, wénmíng yī dà bù 向前一小步,文明一大步
("one small step forward; one big step for civilization")
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From a men's room at the Beijing airport: (Source) The Chinese says: xiàng qián yī xiǎo bù, wénmíng yī dà bù 向前一小步,文明一大步 ("one small step forward; one big step for civilization") This is a meme that we have previously covered on Language Log, e.g.: "Signs from Kashgar to
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You’re looking at the first DB-19 connector to be made in the 21st century:
Oh man, this is good! You're looking at the first DB-19 connector to be made in the 21st century: post-1779-0-54317400-1462842644. This is a happy story about the power of global communication and manufacturing resources in today's world. If you've been reading this blog for any length of time, ...
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+Samuel Falvo II Already posted on his original article. And there's a company, like 5mi from where I live, specialized in ecactly this, any bind of D-Sub variations. They do single pices if you ask for. There is no oddity they don't provide. Ofc, they are no household name for the average tinkerer :)
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  • Rackspace
    Test Engineer, 2012 - present
  • Plum District
    Test Engineer, 2012 - 2012
  • Ning
    Platform Test Engineer, 2009 - 2012
  • Attributor
    QA Engineer, 2008 - 2009
  • Google
    Software Engineer Test, 2007 - 2008
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A former software engineering contractor at Google specializing in test, and senior QA engineer for Attributor and Ning, I now work full-time at Rackspace as a senior QE engineer.
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The True Revenge of the Nerds (Why MOOCs are great)
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There's a lot of controversy over MOOCs. If they're so great, why do we need 50k/year universities? Do you get what you pay for with MOOCs?

WIN: That’s a Smart Looking Laptop Case
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WIN: That’s a Smart Looking Laptop Case

Gutters - Issue #209 by Steve Uy
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A webcomic parody of the comic-book industry by Ryan Sohmer and rotating comic artists, updating every Monday, Wednesday and Friday

FAIL Nation: Please Tell Me These Are Not On ‘Special Sale’
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FAIL Nation: Please Tell Me These Are Not On ‘Special Sale’

xkcd: Plastic Bags
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Permanent link to this comic: http://xkcd.com/990/. Image URL (for hotlinking/embedding): http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/plastic_bags.png. Sear

What it's like to own an Apple product - The Oatmeal
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A journey on the emotional rollercoaster of owning a fancy apple gadget. Comics: Random Most Popular All Cats Grammar Food Animals Tech · Wh

Dolphins Call Each Other By Name : DNews
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Bottlenose dolphins use signature whistles when they're separated.

Making aerogel at home - Hack a Day
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[Ben] outdid himself. He successfully made monoliths of silica aerogel in his garage. Aerogel, the light-weight solid that has been referred

A clever use for broken garden pots
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Created by the staff at Natureworks, via Recyclart and Neatorama.

Help Larry fix his stand!
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On October 29th, his shoe-stand was torched after the Giants won. Larry, who is homeless and an ex-addict, makes his living through his shoe

Warp Drive May Be More Feasible Than Thought, Scientists Say
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New calculations suggest we might actually be able to build a warp drive for faster than light travel.

Let's Build a Goddamn Tesla Museum
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We're trying to raise money to buy back Nikola Tesla's old laboratory, known as the Wardenclyffe Tower, and eventually turn it into a museum

Helping Star Trek Phase 2: August Expenses and Fall Shoot! (3%/0%/6% Goa...
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STAR TREK: PHASE II HELP NEEDED WITH AUGUST EXPENSES AND EXPENSES FOR THE FALL 2012 EPISODE SHOOT (A short summary of each expense category

mos6502 .
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This is a fan page for all fans and followers of the venerable MOS 6502 processor

Silicon Valley Forth Interest Group
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Forth programming enthusiasts and specialists.