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Eric Stacey
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"All illness is a great leveller, but none levels like mental illness. It remains the poor relation of medicine. Research is paltry. Therapies are halfhearted. Drugs are primitive. But addictive and depressive illness seems to probe deep into the relations between individuals and those around them. It is the crack in the window that can seem beyond mending. The sadness of the clown goes beyond irony. It is one of the great mysteries of life."
Simon Jenkins: First thoughts: Williams, like many others, struggled with addiction and personal demons. Mental illness is a great leveller – but is still too little understood
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Check out that #ingress field over a lot of Victoria, Australia (including Melbourne, Geelong, and Ballarat).  Beautiful.
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Ah, thanks!  I didn't create this one, unfortunately.  Wayyyy too weak!
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I'd almost forgotten about this 1998 Red Hat language installation choice. You all have a good time with it now you hear. 
Redhat 5.1 Redneck Internationalization
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Revisiting Windows 1.0: how Microsoft’s first desktop gracefully failed http://vrge.co/TOBOtH
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"That was only the first 30 seconds of the album that changed my perception of the world forever."
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The Otways in Victoria, Australia is a national park that is largely (I think) a temperate rain forest.  There are a lot of great "off the beaten path" waterfalls/campgrounds/etc, but a lesser known (I don't really hear about tourists going there) place is the Californian Redwood forest.  It is serene.  For part of the time I was there, I was pretty sure I was the only person around for kilometers, and this ancient silence was heavy throughout the forest (when not by the bubbling brook).  There was no mobile phone reception.  It is just you and nature.  Under the redwood trees it is dark (Google's Enhancer auto-brightened the photos), quiet, and ominous.  It was amazing.  The ground under the core bunch of trees has no plants on it, not even small ones can grow due to the lack of light.  There's only branches of tree needles in various states of green/brown, depending on when they fell from the trees.

It was chilly and damp, but an amazing place to be.  I need to go again when it has warmed up.   Being there on your own feels like something special.  I like a lot of the Otways, but that place is now my favourite.

Due to the phone's crappy microphone, it really couldn't properly pick up the brook, which sounded like a real small waterfall/bubbling brook.  It was extremely peaceful.  The microphone properly picked up the absence of sound that was in the second video taken away from the brook.  It was wild how muted everything was.  I felt like I was imposing on an ancient world.  These trees are only ~90 years old, too!
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Beautiful! Love the big Redwood's and the silence. Remembering the quietness while walking the rooted floor of Sequoia National Forest outside of San Francisco. 
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Hovell's Creek Trail, Shelter area.
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... and Flynn goes full circle.
 
This is a familiar sight. Free agent quarterback Matt Flynn will sign with the Packers, according to reports. http://bit.ly/1bpOZOv

#nfl   #football   #greenbay   #fantasyfootball  
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An excellent idea.  USPS needs money, Amazon wants week-round delivery (as well as same-day).  It sounds win-win to me, assuming the letter carriers/etc are fairly compensated.
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PS4 just beats the hell out of the Xbone.  I think they already won and the competition has just started.  Insane how much MS blew this.
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41 Megapixels!  Guess you have to get ANOTHER camera, Doug Stacey.
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    Unix Administrator, 2008 - present
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    Systems Engineer, 2006 - 2008
  • Deakin University
    Systems Programmer, 2003 - 2006
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