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Brent Noorda
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all the world’s a test tube, and all the men and women merely chemoheterotrophs
chemoheterotrophs In a recent Microbiology lecture, I learned that we can classify organisms into four categories, based on what they use as an energy source (light vs chemicals) and what they use as a source of carbon (organic compounds vs carbon dioxide)....

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Article II, Section 1, Paragraph 5
The first constitutional crisis of 2017

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Hypocrites in a Half Shell
Oh, those DiCaprio brothers: Donatello No one was a more passionate supporter of animal rights than Donatello DiCaprio, who fundraised, marched, and spoke out for everything from the SPCA to the Animal Liberation Front to Chengeta Wildlife. When it was disc...

I've started a $100K year-long experiment in democratizing philanthropy via Quora votes: https://www.quora.com/Where-precisely-should-I-give-away-100-000-in-2016-1

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Just shut down BuckNet, our non-profit providing internet access to low-income families for $1/month. Damn you Tom Wheeler & Net Neutrality!

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Walmart Douchebags
Here’s an image of a Walmart douchebag : This douchebag cost me $10.08 at my local Walmart. I’m not sure what it does. I did my best to follow the instructions, but some steps don’t make a whole lot of sense. The package said it was supposed to leave me fee...

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Our Dublin Vacation
We recently fulfilled our long-time dream of taking a vacation to Dublin. (Boy oh boy, did we need a vacation!) Dublin was everything we had hoped for, and more. Take a look: ------------------------------ As you can see, Dubliners take a lot of pride in ke...

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I just released version 0.0.1 of a new developer tool called "slfsrv"  It's a way to create cross-platform localhost apps using the user’s browser for GUI and logic, because I tired of having no really easy way to put a nice cross-platform GUI front end on in-house tools, and because I don't think there should be a distinction between "local applications" and "web applications".  Check it out: https://github.com/BrentNoorda/slfsrv

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Peak Lavender? Pppfft!!!
The Environmental Doomsayers were wrong 100 years ago, and they’re wrong now. Editorial, Wall Street Journal. Sept 16, 2124
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