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Hey +Shane Newbill , I thought you in particular would enjoy and appreciate this video.
 
When the bad guys come at you in that dark alley, you'll be happy you practiced this advanced martial arts technique.
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/snicker
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I don't care who you are, that's just funny.
 
I'M JUST WILD ABOUT HARRY
No matter what side of the AISLE you're on, THIS is FUNNY.
Judy Walkman, a professional genealogy researcher in southern California , was doing some personal work on her own family tree. She discovered that Senator Harry Reid's great-great uncle, Remus Reid, was hanged for horse stealing and train robbery in Montana in 1889. Both Judy and Harry Reid share this common ancestor.
The only known photograph of Remus shows him standing on the gallows in Montana territory: 

On the back of the picture Judy obtained during her research is this inscription: 'Remus Reid, horse thief, sent to Montana Territorial Prison 1885, escaped 1887, robbed the Montana Flyer six times. Caught by Pinkerton detectives, convicted and hanged in 1889.'
So Judy recently e-mailed Senator Harry Reid for information about their great-great uncle.
Harry Reid: 

Believe it or not, Harry Reid's staff sent back the following biographical sketch for her genealogy research:
"Remus Reid was a famous cowboy in the Montana Territory . His business empire grew to include acquisition of valuable equestrian assets and intimate dealings with the Montana railroad. Beginning in 1883, he devoted several years of his life to government service, finally taking leave to resume his dealings with the railroad. In 1887, he was a key player in a vital investigation run by the renowned Pinkerton Detective Agency. In 1889, Remus passed away during an important civic function held in his honor when the platform upon which he was standing collapsed."
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+Tammy Moore of course, but still funny. 
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And might I add, he was a fine choice for the role.
 
The market is just shorthand for the sum of all consensual transactions between individuals. It is not some other entity. It is just humans acting freely.  

We each own ourselves, and so own the products of our labor. We don't owe anyone else anything just because we exist, or just because we perform work, or just because we exchange goods and services with others who agree to make those exchanges with us.

In fact, there is no system other than voluntary exchange that can guarantee that each such transaction makes both the buyer and the seller better off than they were before. That's because it is only when the buyer and the seller both freely agree to the exchange that both must (as a matter of logical necessity) have valued what they received from the exchange above whatever they had to give up. Otherwise, they would not have consented to the transaction.
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Nice work.
 
Radio Times Doctor Who 50th Anniversary covers have been nominated for ‘Cover of the Year’ in the 2014 PPA Awards.

12 covers were created to celebrate 50 years of Doctor Who, with each incarnation of the Doctor appearing on separate covers. The background was populated with an alien landscape and deadly foes!

You can vote for Doctor Who once EVERY DAY until Friday, 6th June here: http://bit.ly/PPA2014

#DoctorWho #DrWho #RadioTimes #PPAAwards
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"Registration is required to post your anonymous review"
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Am I the only one who mentally translates "fastest growing <thing>" to "among the smaller <thing>"  every time I hear it?

After all, your fastest growth numerically is usually when you are small.
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This applies to a lot of the things I spend cycles raging against.
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So this gave me a good guffaw this morning.
 
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This never happens to me.  :*(  I called my wifi ssid "Honeypot".
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Now that is sci- fi class hardware right there.
 
Dragon V2’s revolutionary launch escape system, the first of its kind, will provide escape capability from the time the crew enters the vehicle all the way to orbit. Powered by SpaceX’s new SuperDraco engines, the system will enable Dragon V2 to land anywhere on Earth with the accuracy of a helicopter.

The 8 SuperDracos will produce up to 120,000 pounds of axial thrust, and can be deep throttled during propulsive landing and restarted multiple times if necessary.

And also – they’re 3D printed in Inconel. When Dragon V2 flies, it will be the first time that a printed rocket engine sees flight.
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Another small yet significant step.
 
[VIDEO] SpaceX’s SuperDraco thruster is test fired in Texas. This new engine will power Dragon V2’s revolutionary launch escape system, and enable propulsive landing on Earth or another planet.
http://youtu.be/lIGVi_rMFGw

 Read more: http://www.spacex.com/press/2014/05/27/spacex-completes-qualification-testing-superdraco-thruster
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Wrote an article about character development in rpgs. It can be challenging, but it's worth it. 
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I've found an annoying bug/scenario where if you request a host bind mount in the Docker-py client and the server is using AUFS it doesn't actually perform the mount. Simply changing the storage driver (and restarting) to, for example vfs, lets it work as intended. Note that bind bounds work fine using the docker CLI locally.

This issue could either be in the docker-py side or server-side. I've not yet been able to pinpoint it. So I've filed this issue starting with the outermost point and would love some assistance in tracking it down (and of course getting it fixed ). More eyes and all. 


https://github.com/dotcloud/docker-py/issues/217
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And it's fixed in master; good work, guys. :)
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Some nice changes in 3.4
 
Python 3.4.0 was released on March 16th, 2014.

Major new features of the 3.4 series, compared to 3.3

Python 3.4 includes a range of improvements of the 3.x series, including hundreds of small improvements and bug fixes. Among the new major new features and changes in the 3.4 release series are

* PEP 428, a "pathlib" module providing object-oriented filesystem paths
* PEP 435, a standardized "enum" module
* PEP 436, a build enhancement that will help generate introspection information for builtins
* PEP 442, improved semantics for object finalization
* PEP 443, adding single-dispatch generic functions to the standard library
* PEP 445, a new C API for implementing custom memory allocators
* PEP 446, changing file descriptors to not be inherited by default in subprocesses
* PEP 450, a new "statistics" module
* PEP 451, standardizing module metadata for Python's module import system
* PEP 453, a bundled installer for the pip package manager
* PEP 454, a new "tracemalloc" module for tracing Python memory allocations
* PEP 456, a new hash algorithm for Python strings and binary data
* PEP 3154, a new and improved protocol for pickled objects
* PEP 3156, a new "asyncio" module, a new framework for asynchronous I/O
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I'm still on python 3.2
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Linux Engineer, Qt Programmer, Father, Gamer, individualistic thinker.
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Linux, Redis, Engineering, Systems Archtitecture, Cloud Architecture
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    Linux Platform Engineer, present
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I am The Real Bill.
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Named after Billy Jack; named Bill. I code, I write, I draw, I game, and I hang with my family. Sometimes all of those overlap. Those are great days,
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I've got a rocking family of girls.
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  • Caldwell Sr. High
    1989