Profile

Cover photo
Alex von Wittig
Works at various
Attended Lots of it! ^__^
Lived in the planet "Earth"
7,277 followers|743,020 views
AboutPostsPhotosVideos+1's

Stream

Alex von Wittig

Shared publicly  - 
Actor Leonard Nimoy died at the age of 83 and many science fiction fans fondly remember his role as Mr. Spock in the series Star Trek.
1
Add a comment...

Alex von Wittig

Shared publicly  - 
BARRIE - Barrie has its own astronaut waiting for his turn to make it into outer space.
2
Add a comment...

Alex von Wittig

Shared publicly  - 
MEXICO: A new study describes one way that unemployment makes you less employable. The unemployment rate has fallen since 2013, but the U.S. Bureau of Labor
1
Add a comment...

Alex von Wittig

Shared publicly  - 
Forget spider silk or man-made Kevlar. Scientists declare limpet teeth the strongest known natural material, which could aid in better engineering for high-performance vehicles.
1
Add a comment...

Alex von Wittig

Shared publicly  - 
In times of trouble, we ask our nearest and dearest for support. New research suggests that social networks have been used in this way for much longer than we might think. Researchers from the University of Arizona have been analysing ancient social structures, and they have made some interesting discoveries. By examining social networks in …
1
Add a comment...

Alex von Wittig

Shared publicly  - 
An experimental spaceplane successfully returned to Earth on Wednesday after a 100-minute test flight that the European Space Agency (ESA) hopes will pave the way for the continent's first reusable space transportation systems.
1
Add a comment...

Alex von Wittig

Shared publicly  - 
 
smashing things for GOD!

no history, no future, just an eternity of blind faith in an imaginary being; & the ruthless obliteration of anything that contradicts this "faith".

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/02/28/world/middleeast/destruction-of-antiquities-by-militants-is-denounced.html?_r=0

& as for peaceful believers, let them be offended, let them speak out & act against their fellow-believers who do such things, & (far) worse. 
The sculptures, statues and reliefs that were smashed by ISIS were crucial in the formation of early Arab identity, experts said.
1
Add a comment...

Alex von Wittig

Shared publicly  - 
1
Add a comment...

Alex von Wittig

Shared publicly  - 
 
a tale of drug companies, inflated claims of "r&d costs", intellectual property "rights", & greed.

:p

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jeffrey-sachs/the-drug-that-is-bankrupt_b_6692340.html
1
Add a comment...

Alex von Wittig

Shared publicly  - 
Scientists hope the discovery of 1,500-year-old grape seeds may help resurrect the historically famous “Wine of the Negev”
2
Add a comment...

Alex von Wittig

Shared publicly  - 
 
now i wonder if these were filed, hidden, lost, or just used to stop up holes & prevent drafts...? 

http://www.newhistorian.com/top-secret-documents-found-roof-bletchley-park/2926/

...drafts, apparently   xD
Top secret documents from Bletchley Park are to go on display. The documents were originally found shoved into cracks in the roof of Hut 6, where Alan Turing and his team of codebreakers worked to decipher German army and air force messages. Along with the fragmentary codebreaking documents found in the roof were parts of …
1
Add a comment...
People
In their circles
3,574 people
Have them in circles
7,277 people
Jason Ball's profile photo
Litany Bergeron's profile photo
Sean O'Connor's profile photo
Hosting Domains's profile photo
Scott McElreath's profile photo
wasantha rathnayaka's profile photo
Cerys Robinson's profile photo
Ka “y” es's profile photo
Emmanuel Dominguez's profile photo
Work
Occupation
writer, art, collector (of too much, of too many things), research, computer-related-stuff. open-source-related-stuff, wikipedia/wikimedia, p.o.d. design, hot sex (& by that, I mean I like it hardcore baby, yeah!), etc. i'm also good @ finding crap on ebay...
Employment
  • various
    - freelance, present
Places
Map of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has lived
Previously
the planet "Earth"
Links
Contributor to
Story
Introduction
AKA "Lx"

NOTE:  At the moment, i seem to have hit some obscure (i.e.: undocumented) "limit" in the number of people that I can circle on G+; until that gets sorted out, I am unable to circle, or even "circle-back" people who have circled me (which has been my usual practice).  S

o, if you've added me, please do not be offended that I haven't circled you back (because i can't); if/when I can get this "unlocked" I'll try to catch up on everybody that I have missed.

____

My great contibutions to human culture (& my own resulting immortality) are primarily @ wikipedia/wikimedia.

My hobby is designing crap @ zazzle.com, that (almost) nobody ever buys (or even notices).

man, m i KOOL or wat!?

xD

INTERESTS FOR "SHARING"

pretty much everything... 
Bragging rights
I'm not dead yet! ^__^
Education
  • Lots of it! ^__^
Basic Information
Other names
Lx = L-E-X, or A-L-E-X (this information is for the G+ "support team", who apparently were not smart enough to figure that out on their own... )
Alex von Wittig's +1's are the things they like, agree with, or want to recommend.
Boats 4 Causes
plus.google.com

Boats 4 Causes® "The Charity That Gives to Charities"

The Humble Indie Bundle #4 (pay what you want and help charity)
www.humblebundle.com

Pay what you want for a collection of awesome games, and help support two charities. All of the games are DRM-free and support Mac, Windows,

Too Hot for TED: Income Inequality
nationaljournal.com

If you’re plugged into the Internet, chances are you’ve seen a TED talk – the wonky, provocative web videos that have become a sort of nerd

Apple: we could settle patent fights if others would "invent their own s...
arstechnica.com

Apple announced a record second fiscal quarter on Tuesday, but had some extra comments to offer during the call about whether it would ever

Thomas Kinkade, 1958-2012 - Boing Boing
feeds.boingboing.net

Mark Frauenfelder Cory Doctorow David Pescovitz Xeni Jardin Editors. Rob Beschizza Managing Editor. Maggie Koerth-Baker Science Editor. Jaso

Interviews Before Execution: Chinese reality talk show with death row in...
feeds.boingboing.net

To Western eyes the show's format may seem exploitative, but Ding disagrees. "Some viewers may consider it cruel to ask a criminal

Celebrate freedom. Support a free and open Internet.
www.google.com

More than any time in history, more people in more places have the ability to make their voices heard. Just as we celebrate freedom, we need

Do bans on texting while driving actually increase accidents? |
www.ksl.com

It's perplexing for both police and lawmakers throughout the U.S.: They want to do something about the danger of texting while driving, a ma

Ubuntu for phones | Ubuntu
www.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu now runs on phones. With a beautifully designed, easy-to-use interface that enables users to find content and switch between apps fas

Google’s Aliyun-Android Discord, App Piracy and China Censorship | Cyber...
www.theepochtimes.com

Google and Alibaba have a public spat over the Aliyun OS, which appears to be more than a fork of the Android OS.

Windows 8 — Disappointing Usability for Both Novice & Power Users (J...
www.useit.com

Hidden features, reduced discoverability, cognitive overhead from dual environments, and reduced power from a single-window UI and low infor

The Joy of Tech comic... because somebody has to make fun of our new com...
www.joyoftech.com

The Joy of Tech... the comic about pop culture and technology, by Nitrozac and Snaggy!

Handwrite - Web Search Help
support.google.com

It's not always easy to use the keyboard on your phone or tablet, especially when you're on the go. Instead, try Handwrite (beta) on Google.

Monticello Crews Unearth History on Archaeological Dig
archaeologicalnews.tumblr.com

Archaeologists at Monticello are uncovering a road that hasn’t been seen this century, and for the next eight weeks, they’ll be digging for

Bronze age hoard found in West Wales farm declared treasure | Archaeolog...
archaeologicalnews.tumblr.com

Bronze age hoard found in West Wales farm declared treasure A BRONZE Age hoard thought to have been buried more than 3,000 years ago as an o

Jewish philanthropist lost in the sands of time thanks to the Nazis
archaeologicalnews.tumblr.com

She is regarded as the ancient world’s equivalent to the Mona Lisa and this weekend the 3,400–year old bust of the Egyptian Queen Nefertiti

Touchscreen offers new opportunity for PC brands: An interview with Acer...
www.digitimes.com

The PC industry saw several major developments in 2012, such as the rise of ARM-based products that greatly weakened the influence of the Wi

LEANING COLOSSEUM OF ROME?
archaeologicalnews.tumblr.com

“While stands the Coliseum, Rome shall stand; When falls the Coliseum, Rome shall fall; And when Rome falls—the World.” If the Venerable Bed

Swiss Govt: Downloading Movies and Music Will Stay Legal | TorrentFreak
torrentfreak.com

One in three people in Switzerland download unauthorized music, movies and games from the Internet and since last year the government has be