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That kind of question gets asked now and then. Typically it gets answered with "We'll be long gone". While I understand the reasoning there, it's not necessarily the right answer or even a good answer.

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It's probably time I get a new phone.  The 5S will be fine.
The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus marked Apple's first foray into the world of larger screened iPhones, a strategy that has worked out exceedingly well for the Cupertino-based company. During the comp...
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The 5S is a very nice phone. My mother just bought one, she felt the 6 was too large.
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This is a "beginners" programming book for C++. It's about 1200 pages, and that alone probably made its first editors wince. Big books are expensive to produce and end up carrying big price tags. The editors surely groaned in pain when told that the author also intended to use color liberally throughout the text - and not just as informative markers here and there, but also for photographs! That costs even more production money.
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Good for them!
 
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence (R) still plans to sign the controversial religious freedom bill which allows businesses to refuse services to same sex couples. That didn't go down well with the Disciples of Christ Church. You read the right. Karoli at Crooks and Liars reports: ...
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Microsoft is finally replacing IE:  Microsoft's Spartan browser due in next Windows 10 preview

The softies are all agog over its "new" features. Most of these are just stuff we've had in other browsers for years, but one may actually be unique: the ability to doodle annotations on a web page and collaborate with others. Just think: you can draw a big red arrow to point at what you want your friends to read. And then they can draw something mildly obscene in response. Sounds like great fun, Microsoft!
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I'm overwhelmed.

This is the book I wanted when I started learning about Unix. OK, Linux didn't exist then, but if it had existed, and if I were sticking my toes in it, this would have been THE book.



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The good people of Arizona are insane - or at least they'll elect insane representatives!
Arizona State Senator Sylvia Allen, who is a Republican if you can believe that, suggested this week (while explaining her vote for a bill that would allow people to carry guns basically everywhere) that Arizona lawmakers should debate a ...
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Tracking time and getting paid for that time is often a problem for consultants. It's easy enough to keep track of time when you are physically at some customer's site, but when you are working in your office and switching from one thing to another, that may not be so easy. And then you have to actually get paid, and that's not always easy either.

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I just about fell off my chair when I read "It’s alive! Utah software company’s decade-old suit against IBM revived."
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Also Groklaw hasn't updated anything in years. I think they got too many threats and decided to leave what was up there, but otherwise drop  out.
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Self employed Unix/Linux consultant.

I sell and support Firewalls, Mail Servers, Collaboration Tools and VOIP PBX systems.

I write about Unix, Linux, Blogging (SEO and Adsense etc.), Self Employment and Freelancing and Retirement at my sites.

I am also a coin collector and write about that at my blog.

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PhoneScope Clip On Microscope Review
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Although I have a USB microscope, I wanted something for my phone that I could use in the field. I bought the Lighthouse Phonescope (see Ama

Better digital photos from your iPhone
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I'd like to be able to take better pictures of my coins. At least two things prevent that, the most important being that the best camera I o

To cull or not to cull
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I've been working on my pocketful of culls collection ( http://coins.aplawrence.com/2014/12/a-cull-dollar.html). It's coming along nicely, t

Canadian Bison Bullion coin
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I don't even remember entering this contest ( https://www.cointalk.com/threads/ive-got-a-new-2015-1-25-oz-canadian-silver-bison-and-im-givin

Crimes in the name of a god
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In "Travels in Siberia", Ian Frazier describes finding Old Believers in a remote part of Russia. These are people who broke off from what th

Coin Collecting - Shark Jumpers
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Update: see this too: http://www.moderncoinmart.com/forum/threads/nominees-for-the-first-annual-shark-jumper-award.1969/#post-36718 I though

I love our new Keurig but we’re keeping the old one
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We bought our first Keurig in 2012 and fell in love with it immediately. Aside from the obvious convenience of single cup brewing, there was

Alternative currency, counterfeit, fraud or numismatic item?
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The coin shown below is one of D. Carr's Moonlight Mint "Alternate Currencies". D. Carr has been making these "Amero" coins since 2007 as co

Book Review of Numismatic Art in America: Aesthetics of the United State...
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I really don't understand why I hadn't heard of this. Published in 2007, this 289 page book with over 400 color illustrations is one of the

"Liberty" Medals for 2015?
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I read at Lou Golino's "The Coin Analyst" column that the U.S. Mint plans to issue an American Liberty ultra high relief gold coin and silve

Have you heard about Amazon Echo?
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+Tech This is something very new that Amazon has just announced. It's not even ready to take orders yet, and you actually have to request an

So What Exactly Does a 10-Year-Old Girl Want For Her Birthday?
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I probably talk a bit more about my son, because at seven he can be quite a bit more entertaining than my serious and studious older child.

I wish Amazon had better feedback
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I really like the idea of Amazon’s Prime Pantry. It’s part of their Prime membership and it lets you bundle together products for regular de

Don’t touch my stuff!
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I was preparing to make a batch of banana muffins this morning but could not find the salt or baking powder. There were fruit bars where tho

Scrabble for iPad is broken!
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This is a tragedy. It may mean little to you, but for those of us who play every day, this is a devastating loss. I am one who plays daily,

I’d rather be lucky than good
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I’m sure you’ve heard that phrase. Often it’s self-effacing, to deflect praise: aw, shucks, it was just luck. At other times, it’s a reminde

Fix your hair! You look like Dagwood!
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My wife has not entirely succeeded in her 47 year long “let’s civilize Tony” project. She has tamed most of me, but not my hair. That “Fix y

My frugal wife and our ancient microwave
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We have a very old microwave. A tag on the back tells me it was manufactured in January of 1994, which is probably very close to when we bou

Nuke 'em again, baby!
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I was busy with a customer when my wife said she wanted to bake potatoes but there was not enough time. I suggested using the microwave and

I have no truthful cats
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I’ve been back to my Duolingo Spanish course after a summer long absence. I’m in refresh and practice mode right now, which is good because

Dan was an engineer. If you can imagine an engineer running such a place, maybe you'll understand why some people find him rude. However, he's actually a very nice man and his wife Ginny is lovely also. We've been coming here since 1989 (before Dan and Ginny owned it) and simply wouldn't consider anywhere else. The grounds are beautiful, the staff is always great and our fellow members are wonderful people. If you have any trouble with Dan (very unlikely unless you are breaking rules), just say "Yes, Oh Mighty Master!" and he will laugh. Seriously - don't let that bad review cause you to miss a wonderful resort.
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We had Nick G. in for a furnace problem a few weeks ago and because he was so professional on that, we had him back to remove, reseal and put back a badly installed kitchen sink. The cost was definitely more than than it should have been ($200 for about an hour's work), but on the other hand the job was done professionally, cleanly, and quickly. That's worth paying extra for, at least for me. We had another local plumber in a few weeks ago to put in a shutoff valve on our washing machine: they gouged up our floor moving the machine and would have broken the door of the washer if I hadn't yelled at them that they had it jammed - I do not get the feeling that ARS would ever have let that happen. With other workman we have to watch like hawks, laying out old towels so they don't scratch things with their tools - again, Nick did that automatically. It looks to me that he's always thinking about stuff like that. Little details like wearing pull-on boot covers and spreading out a cloth matter. So - ARS is not the cheapest, but if you want quality and care, I definitely recommend them. With cheap, you get what you pay for.
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