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Damian Tompkin
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Daim ex machina
Daim ex machina

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Well said.
Makes me weep how good Danny McAskill is. Watch this in HD. Stunning photography and riding. It's all too easy to become 'meh' about things people label 'amazing' on the internet because we're swamped with 'amazing' videos and pictures daily, but this ... this is jaw-dropping mastery.

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I miss riding at Swinley. Especially Alpine section, Labyrinth and BabyMaker.
As a frequent haunt of mine, checking out Google's view on Swinley and seems it caught not only a plane going over but also the green screen stuff that was being built there during the Harry Potter filming back in 2009.
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Suffering with serious kids party headache and no decent coffee in sight. 

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Impressive facial hair!
Twitter is buzzing about a Bloomberg report that News Corp's board is considering putting COO Chase Carey into the CEO role to replace Rupert Murdoch.

I'm calling it: Chase Carey mustache meme going viral in 3, 2, 1...

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-07-18/news-corp-said-to-consider-naming-chase-carey-as-ceo-suceeding-murdoch.html
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Want.

I get the distinct impression that much of the back-end of Google+ is based on asynchronous batch jobs rather than being event driven. Very twentieth century although probably a sensible performance consideration at this point in it's life. :)

Who's with me? I'm sure I'm getting updates in batches.

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All too true.
This also describes the proliferation of similar technologies used on long-running IT projects.

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