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Nick Johnson
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My project made it on to Hack A Day!

My advice machine just spat out something genuinely thought-provoking (at least, I thought so):

"We should be careful to get out of an experience only the wisdom that is in it - and stop there; lest we be like the cat that sits down on a hot stove-lid. She will never sit down on a hot stove-lid again, and that is well; but also she will never sit down on a cold one anymore.

- Mark Twain"

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My latest Maker project.

Now a PADI certified Scuba Diver.

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Another Damn Cool Algorithms post, this one on Cardinality Estimation - more interesting than it sounds, I swear.

Now if I can just keep up this schedule of 1 a week...

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This looks Pretty Damn Awesome.

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I finally got around to writing another Damn Cool Algorithms post. Feedback - and suggestions for new posts - welcome!

'Samsung said after the verdict that it was "unfortunate that patent law can be manipulated to give one company a monopoly over rectangles with rounded corners."'

That strikes me as... a bit of an understatement.

It constantly baffles me that Chrome - of all things - still doesn't do OAuth to Google, so when I want to sign in to Chrome Sync, I have to generate an application specific password (using the same browser I'm signing in with, no less!)

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I found this mysterious instruction near the end of the instructions for my new Besta TV bench. It's exactly what I need, but the part in question doesn't seem to exist according to IKEA's catalog. Anyone know what the deal is with it?
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