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+Jake Englund happy birthday!
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I should buy you a birthday lunch.
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Poor +Gus Hartmann, the Stranger made him sad:

http://www.thestranger.com/blogs/slog/2015/07/16/22558492/entitled-techie-who-didnt-get-the-strangers-endorsement-wont-stop-braying-about-how-hurt-he-is

(Hint: Don't try to keep up a fight with people who buy ink by the barrel.)
So there's this guy in the race against Sally Bagshaw who's really, really butthurt he didn't get The Stranger's endorsement. His name is Gus Hartmann, and here's how he's described by the Stranger Election Control Board:
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Boy is that 5.1.1 download a power suck (12% in 10 minutes?).   Glad I tossed it on the charger while the watch did the download.
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I really don't get the whole concept of Moto 360 watch faces which are knock-offs down to the logos of other watches.
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yup there are a lot of crap faces around for sure lol
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If you do the 24 month payment plan for a new Nexus 6 for Google's new MVNO that makes it a Fee Fi Phone, Hmm?
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I ask the wisdom of the community, what should I install for a fast and usable Linux system on RPi 2?   

RASPBIAN I believe is not optmized for the ARMv7, and Ubuntu Snappy is the Distribution that Usability Forgot.   (No NTP installed on a system with no hardware clock?  No man command? Excuse me?)
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I tossed Raspbian on it last night and as several of you mentioned, it is in fact v7 friendly.  So that's my choice for now.
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this is a test
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of the emergency broadcast system?    <sirens wail in the background>
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+Margaret Derbyshire training video for you.  :-)
What we do for our cats ... This video shows part of the morning food ballet, from after putting PW away to as I dish up Billy: Penwiper Wanting to Eat on the Terrace Video Penwiper, who of course is always dressed formally for breakfast, seems to like to break his fast on the terrace lately.
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What we do for our cats ... This video shows part of the morning food ballet, from after putting PW away to as I dish up Billy:   Penwiper Wanting to Eat on the Terrace Video Penwiper, who of course is always dressed formally for breakfast, seems to like to...
What we do for our cats ... This video shows part of the morning food ballet, from after putting PW away to as I dish up Billy: Penwiper Wanting to Eat on the Terrace Video Penwiper, who of course is always dressed formally for breakfast, seems to like to break his fast on the terrace lately.
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Holy deal:  Moto 360 for just $130 today only.

#android   #moto360   #deal  

http://bit.ly/1Fg9rAX
Want to own the best Android Wear smartwatch available at a fraction of the cost? Woot.com is currently running a daily deal that has the Moto 360 slashed to $129.99, which is roughly $120 off the full retail price. Now, the watch is “factory reconditioned,” so it's not brand new.
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If you tell the latest iTunes running on a 8 core Mac Pro to convert 8500 tracks to 128 Kbit/second AAC, it will make it so ... using only one core.  

I think they optimized the Windows version years ago, but I haven't run iTunes on Windows since sometime in the last Bush administration.
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It gets even better -- it doesn't look iTunes is taking CPU, so it's just waiting ... for something. 
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Ubuntu Snappy: you too can now install a broken operating system.

The people thought I'd want a machine without man or ntpd clearly lack my values.
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With NTP broken, SSL certs are broken because of the time stamp.
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    Computer Science, 1978 - 1989
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