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Happy spring everyone! (well, at least if you live in the U.S and Europe). I have been busy for the last couple of months and have not had time to write a new blog entry. I am looking forward to writing in it again soon. The 25th entry alludes me right now! It's probably not going be technical. It might be music/entertainment related. Anyway... if your still out there, thanks for being patient and keeping up with my blog and my Google+ updates. I will be back eventually. Take care ;-D
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After a three month "sabbatical" away from Google+, I will eventually get around to writing a new entry for those of you who believe my blog still can be informative! I am not sure, what the twenty fifth entry will entail. I am brainstorming some new topics to write about and when I have something that readers find informative, I will not hesitate to write a new entry. It might be technical and have to do with the latest and greatest in open-source apps or it might be a non-technical entry. If (at this point) your still reading I appreciate your dedication. That about covers everything. If you have any questions or ideas don't hesitate to comment! Thanks. Take care. 
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Hello again followers. I do not have time to cook up a new blog entry for you, for the the month of October! I will try to write a new one for you (time permitting) that you might consider relevant either way slightly before Halloween or a little bit after, but there are no guarantee's! I look forward to writing again soon. In the meantime,  "Stay thirsty my friends" (as the Dos Equis guy would say). Take care! 
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Never EVER going to happen! Two reasons why I can think it won't... The first is all of these companies (including the beloved Google) are just doing it to get users angry over privacy concerns off their back. The second reason some of those surveillance request MAY potential compromise the national security of one or more countries. Remember what I said a couple of days ago about countries spying on one another? That doctrine hold's true even here! I will leave it up to the reader to think of two reasons why this "might" work, but I just don't see it happening! SORRY! ;-d. 
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I feel obligated to say something about this, because it's OUT OF CONTROL... The N.S.A has BEEN spying on countries and individuals for ALMOST sixty two years folks! This is not some new "revelation" that I see every single day on Google+? Every county in the world has spies and government operatives. If you fail to acknowledge that every single country in the world spies on every other one for economic, social, and political gains you IGNORANT and FOOLISH!

Before you complain that the Internet has become a "surveillance state", think about yourself. Your to blame for that! Maybe if "you" showed some sort of self-restraint and protected your privacy every once a while including on <cough>social media</cough> one would realize that's not governments that CAN ACTUALLY hurt you in anyway, shape, or form. It's companies and individuals who want to sell and mine your data to the highest bidder, who are more threat to you! If you can think of a better argument, I would be happy to oblige!  Take care and have a nice weekend. 
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Hmm... well it's part of what governments do anyway. I just see stuff, being taken out of context now by people on Google+ and the amount of misinformation is frightening! You almost want to say to these individuals "Please talk about something else and quite while you are ahead". That's my take at least.
 
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A new blog entry will be arriving WITHIN the next two weeks readers. I have been pressed for time and just enjoying, what's left of the summer! On a minor note, I read Google the "riot act" sorta speak, several months back when I said here they needed to do something to compete with Spotify in the music market. I think by creating unlimited WITH cloud storage they have exceeded my expectations!. They are trying to undercut them as well in price now. I have to give them props and credit, where it's due! Again just reiterate, I will be back soon with a new blog entry! Later! 
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Jorge, I agree! I am pretty skeptical about everything too. I am still a die hard Spotify user, but at least Google Music is on par with them now and offers the same IF NOT a better product and more features for the same price! Kudos to them! 
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I don't have a new entry for my readers, but I figured there might be quite a few individuals out there in Engineering and Computer Science who are studying data compression algorithms and would like to know, a little bit more about the history of how they came into being! It will help you to gain an new appreciation for Science in general! 

Data compression in it's infancy all started with a Mathematician named "Claude Shannon" at M.I.T in the 1940's. Shannon wrote a paper called "Mathematical Theory of Communication" in 1947/48. Little did he know it would become useful in another area of study, that of Electrical Engineering!. Today the field is called "Information Theory" and it's used by E.E and C.S students to write data compression algorithms solve hard problems with electronic communication channels! WITHOUT Claude Shannon, there would be NO YouTube, Content Delivery Networks, and basically every other major digital media site you can think of! Amazing! Shannon sadly passed away in 2001 in Cambridge, MA with Alzheimers ;-d. 
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Carl Sagan's words are even more true today, then they were twenty years ago! People should always be aware of the enormous power the media hold's in all forms e.g (T.V, Internet, writing, etc). It's astonishing! 
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Hello followers and blog readers. I have updated background (Now my blog really does look a blog that belongs to a malfunctioned droid!). Also, I added a Contact Form so people can get in touch with me, if they need to see a post updated or need more information.  A new October entry will arrive probably in about three weeks or so. If your a U.S reader, enjoy the start of thirty ones days of the Halloween blitz! I will be back soon. Take care! ;-)
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Finally! I am back with a new entry for the month of September. It's extremely jargony, but one that I suspect will find some love with software developers who need to re-learn the basics or are looking for a useful reference on recursion. This entry can also be used by students to learn the inner-workings of how recursive algorithms work! I have rewrote and adapted some of the algorithms from an excellent undergraduate text on Data Structures that I own. Most of what is taught on recursion can be applied to all kinds of Data Structures in C later on. I neglected to talk about those, although I am might bring them up in a future entry. 

Instead what I am looking at in this important entry is about three or four different ways you can perform recursion, that you might not have known about! It might pique your interest even if you are not or weren't a student of Computer Science. If you were looking for a regular entry on some other cool stuff, like music I will be back next month with a new blog entry for that. If you have any questions or concerns about this entry, let me know A.S.A.P and I will make the necessary technical corrections or additions. Have a nice weekend everyone! Take care.   #c   #recursion  
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STILL pressed for time bloggers and other nerds who follow my exploits! (minus those EVIL spammers running botnet campaigns against Google Bloggers!). I really haven't learned much of anything that would of interest to readers. I am looking into some new tech topics, but ultimately the next entry might come down to artists you SHOULD check out on Spotify, Google Music, etc. I will be back with an update sooner or later! If you live in the northern hemisphere enjoy the start of the fall. 
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A new entry will be coming for the month of August avid blog readers! Like always, I have no idea what it will be about! In the meantime, I leave you with a link to M.I.T "OpenCourseWare". It's a good starting point if you are an adult (who knows nothing about programming and want to learn the basics) or your adult and want to encourage your children to take up a career in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science!

Java is an object-oriented programming language, it's very easy to pick up and learn. This course will teach you the "basics", but doesn't go into application specific detail. If you need to know how to write professional Java applications, one may want to seek out Cay Hortsmann's  books called "Core Java I & II" respectively. That's all! If you like the lectures and the outline don't forget to donate to M.I.T to keep O.C.W going! Be back soon. Thanks! Later. 
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