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Will Conant
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Attended University of Utah
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Man. The Google+ iPad app is way nicer than the Facebook one.
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I pretty much quit facebook.  I like coming here and talking to myself lol.
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I may not get to live forever, but I'll almost certainly have a car that drives itself.
http://venturebeat.com/2011/08/17/ibm-cognitive-computing-chips/
IBM has been shipping computers for more than 65 years, and it is finally on the verge of creating a true electronic brain. Big Blue is announcing today that it, along with four universities and the D...
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I keep dying! This sucks
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How much money is actually spent on goods that are "Made in China"?
http://www.good.is/post/it-s-all-made-in-china-not-so-fast/
How much of the stuff you buy is made in China and imported here? The answer may surprise you.
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Generators as shallow coroutines in Node.js. (Huzzah!) http://blog.willconant.com/post/12796909046/generators-will-do
Generators Will Do According to Brendan Eich, coroutines won’t ever make it into javascript, but generators will. Luckily, generators will do. Last week, Tim Caswell made this modest proposal for...
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I hate time zones.
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Stupid round planet.
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It weirds me out when individuals take sides in things like the Google/Apple patent land-grab.
http://daringfireball.net/2011/08/balls
Balls. Monday, 15 August 2011. I'm fascinated by Dan Lyons's take on Google acquisition of Motorola today, “Suck on It, AppleSoft — Google Pulls a Rope-a-Dope”: Everyone was baffled when Googl...
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Not only have we gone to great efforts to train people to use awful passwords, but lots of banks and other "high security" websites enforce the stupidity.
http://xkcd.com/
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Yes. In the very elaborate text that described the requirements for the password, it mentioned the 14 character limit. I didn't bother counting, though, I figured it would bitch at me if I did something wrong. It did not do that. If not for the description, however, I never would have even figured it out. After resetting my password for the fifth time, I re-read the requirements, and a lightbulb went on over my head.
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With the power of rsync, I have abolished my need for built-in SFTP in my text editor. Goodbye, Coda. TextMate, I'm comin' home!
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hmmmm... "By the power of rsync!" Way better way to defeat Skeletor, I think.
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