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I have to admit this is funny. And I am glad to know, finally, where Nickleback albums come from. 
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Another considered, and clear argument from +Danny Tuppeny born of bitter experience
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I wanted to write a bit about c# and HTTP and some patterns of code in NancyFx to tie them together. This is informed by some of the things that I've been doing at work at 7digital. The lessons that I have learned are due to 7digital, but the faults and opinions in this post are mine.
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An interesting and highly worthy project
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The best little-known, highly-rated (good) films on Netflix, from A Good Movie to Watch's selection.
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Found this picture on internet...
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Great idea !
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This is a concerning development, if this behaviour is going to be more common.
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Since there are (still) no official npm packages for +AngularJS, I've pushed all released versions as branches to a GitHub repo for use with npm:

https://github.com/DanTup/angular-builds/branches

Each branch (version) has a readme with a command you can copy/paste, such as:

npm install https://github.com/DanTup/angular-builds/tarball/1.3.0-beta.2 --save-dev

or, since npm loves GitHub, you can shorten it to:

npm install DanTup/angular-builds#1.2.14 --save-dev

This is really useful, if (like me) you're pulling Angular from a CDN for your app, but need a local copy of it to use in your Karma tests. By installing it as an npm module, you don't need to commit the whole thing to your repo and can use "npm install" to restore/update later.
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Live and Learn: How Big Data and Machine Learning Power the Internet

This week, Stanford University hosted the NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NAIC) 2014 Symposium. As part of NASA's Space Technology Mission Directorate (http://goo.gl/JXYoFK), the NAIC supports early studies of visionary concepts that may enable new missions or advances for use in NASA's future missions.

+Peter Norvig, a Director of Research at Google and former Head of NASA Ames's Computational Sciences Division, was on hand to present Live and Learn: How Big Data and Machine Learning Power the Internet

In the talk, Peter provides a qualitative overview of the different ways in which data enables machine algorithms to classify, learn, and discover information, allowing advances in fields such as Natural Language Understanding (NLU), machine translation, computer vision, and more.

After the ~30 minute talk, Peter stayed for a Q&A session with the audience, fielding questions covering topics such as online education (MOOCS), speech recognition, neural networks, and theoretical use of statistical models to radically different applications. 

The presentation begins at the 21:20 mark of the recorded livestream, linked below, with the Q&A session beginning at starting at ~47:50. To learn more about the NAIC, visit http://goo.gl/OtZhYj.
Jay Falker, Peter Norvig, Director of Research, Googleon NIAC2014 on Livestream - Watch live streaming Internet TV. Broadcast your own live streaming videos, like NIAC2014 in Widescreen HD. Livestream, Be There.
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