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Bryan Gorges
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Software, birds, and science fiction
Software, birds, and science fiction

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Solar Eclipse!
We made our way down to Kentucky and saw the solar eclipse! We did not go to Hopkinsville where there was two minutes forty seconds of totality, but we did see two minutes thirty seconds. We got there quite early and were lucky enough to find a field that t...
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Tolerance, Once Again
Do not tolerate intolerance, it comes from indoctrination or ignorance. My previous thoughts on tolerance: Progress Stunted , Revisiting Tolerance .
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Integrated Memory and What It Means
Can we see the next thing in computing from here? I don’t mean just the next fastest processor or the next larger memory, but a true turn like smartphones were, now that we are living ex post smartus . That is the issue, will it be soft electronics? A total...
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The Odd Case of Charity Lending
I would ask what hole you are living in if you don’t know what micro-lending is, except you may see, soon, that I would like to join you. Basically micro-lending is set up like a charity where you give money to someone, but you know who it is, what they are...
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Another Attempt
Hairy Woodpecker taking off. Or, I got really self-righteous writing an attempt at this post, or at least righteous. So what am I doing now without two classes to keep up with? First, my wife is really happy that I am contributing more to chores. It is amaz...
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Dust - Expedition
“Whoa! She crumbled” Jared stared down.  Of course he had to touch it, Elena thought, men can’t appreciate anything they can’t touch. “Didn’t I say something about not touching anything.”  “I didn’t.” That sounded a bit plaintive even for him. “I just wante...
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Blogger and CSS
My wonderful audience may have noticed a few swaps in my blogger theme, something is really broken on my posts with spacing between paragraphs. Since I can't use tabs without tabbing out of the editing interface I use an extra line between paragraphs, prett...
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Phyton: Episode 5 - First Report
Airports on the receiving end were just as nightmarish as the sending end these days, Al thought as he pulled his suitcase from an old fashioned belt.  Anyone could grab luggage if they wanted to. The security was terrible too. So many uniforms jostling to ...
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On Why Quitting is Terrible Failing
Cooper's Hawk just down the trail. Just using a point-and-shoot camera. Many failures may precede success, but failing within an institution is just failing. I am trying to suss out what is an acceptable level of failure. I grew up with the idea that failin...
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Short Story: Dreams with no Prophecy
“How did we start talking about Joey?” My brother frowned. It was a bit weird I admit. “Because we were talking about people we know, or knew.” I tried to adjust the flimsy plastic armor plate biting into my shoulder. “Yeah, but she was a cat.” He leaned ba...
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