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Michael McCandless
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Apache Lucene hacker, co-author Lucene in Action 2nd edition
Apache Lucene hacker, co-author Lucene in Action 2nd edition

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It's so courageous of Dr Andrew Bryant wife to publicly discuss his suicide to help prevent future suicides like it.

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Yay, AMD is really back in the game!

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Wow, some amazing things coming from Google!

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Wow, the origin story for Mother's Day is awesome.

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Wow, what an unexpected side-effect from taking Tylenol.
Researchers Examine Why Tylenol Affects Empathy

Nearly one-quarter of all Americans reach for a bottle of acetaminophen every single week. Many of you might know this drug as Tylenol. It's a pain killer that can take the edge off a headache or treat you when you have a fever. It also might have another effect. And let's talk about this with NPR social science correspondent Shankar Vedantam. And, Shankar, straight out, is this going to make me not want to take Tylenol, what you're about to tell me?

link: http://www.npr.org/2016/07/06/484894653/researchers-examine-why-tylenol-affects-empathy
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This is a great, brief Ted talk. Choice quote: "Some people have a blame thrower".

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Ooooh the first 6.0.0 alpha release for #Elasticsearch is out, using a snapshot of the upcoming #Lucene 7.0 major release which has a number of good changes which I described at http://blog.mikemccandless.com/2017/03/apache-lucene-70-is-coming-soon.html

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Hmm, IBM seems conflicted. But I am biased: I love working from home on crazy #Apache #Lucene projects ;)
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