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David Gorsline
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Attended Northwestern University
Lives in Reston, Virginia USA
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Melody Kramer talks to Sara Simon, who wrote a Twitter bot to mirror sewage spill reports in Vermont for Vermont Public Radio.
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Very instructive.
A film by the American Telephone and Telegraph company, showing through both animation and live action how to use the rotary dial of the telephone.
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Swapping jerseys with an opposing player has become as much a part of the N.F.L. postgame ritual as handshakes and prayer circles.
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A $100K minicomputer that requires A/C and raised flooring? Time was, writes Alexander B. Magoun.
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They do still make 'em like that any more.
This former burlesque performer found his voice by finding and preserving old British, Irish and Scottish folk songs.
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Catch the sauce!
Only one percent of Italians have celiac disease, similar to the rest of the world. But since gluten is everywhere, there's high public awareness about it and more than 4,000 gluten-free eateries.
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Someone pointed out that our building is visible in this still from (the regrettable satire) Being There (1979). Chance is walking south toward the Capitol. What would become NPR HQ is the white four-story building (only thre...
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Is your suite of CMSs hooked up to a searchable, durable digital archive? Probably not. Meredith Broussard walks us through a couple of examples.
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Dave meets the Bobs. For example, a network socket class implemented by Bob Eins—because socket.h was Not Invented Here, and thus not good enough—was namespaced as base::universe::posix::network::socket::Constants::IPV4. It w...
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Model rooms at the Art Institute of Chicago can make an adult feel like a child again.
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While reporting on the warm weather in Wales, broadcaster Liam Dutton correctly pronounced the name of the 58-letter town Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch without batting ...
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I've been to this town.  It was joke named by a toffee nosed Englishman and no one ever uses the name so kudos to him for the excellent pronunciation...
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software journeyman • theater guy • student naturalist • volunteer

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Was introduced to Jann Wenner with lipstick smeared on my collar.
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  • Northwestern University
  • University of Pennsylvania
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David L. Gorsline
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Applications software developer in the Washington, D.C. metro area. My expertise is in object-oriented technologies (C#, Java) for web sites powered by SQL databases.
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    Web Developer, 2014 - present
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Reston, Virginia USA
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Piqua, OH - Dayton, OH - Oakwood, Montgomery County, OH - Evanston, IL - Philadelphia, PA - New York, NY - Minneapolis, MN - College Park, MD - Alexandria, VA - Reston, VA
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D.C. Introduces Cap And Trade System To Keep Dirty Water Out Of Local St...
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Metro Connection Segments When Mom Needs Rehab, What About The Kids? New D.C. Programs Offer Solutions The Experiment That Tried To Lift Fre

Wood Duck references
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Wood Duck (Aix sponsa) references

Larry Shue, an appreciation
ahoneyofananklet.com

An obituary and tribute to comic actor and playwright Larry Shue

How a Detective Novel Led to the Rediscovery of Richard III - The New Yo...
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“The Daughter of Time” made research seem romantic, even noble, and made the quest to clear a man’s name seem possible for anyone with a lib

Root wedging: a recent example - Mountain Beltway - AGU Blogosphere
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What is Kenny pointing at here? kennyroot. Why, it's a boulder. Where did it come from? Look uphill: root_wedging. This is as perfect an exa

Mining Bitcoin with pencil and paper: 0.67 hashes per day
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I decided to see how practical it would be to mine Bitcoin with pencil and paper. It turns out that the SHA-256 algorithm used for mining is

D.C. Jazz Great Butch Warren Has Died
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Legendary local jazz musician Butch Warren has passed away.

We're moving; I'm not moving
letahall.blogspot.com

My office is moving from Silver Spring to Crystal City. And I've been thinking a lot about where I should live, based on what this will do t

An alien notion: 800,000 DC residents
greatergreaterwashington.org

Over 800,000 people lived within the boundaries of the District of Columbia back in 1950. How did all of these people fit, with fewer and sm

My Teenage Son Does Not Know How To Mail A Letter - I Blame Technology
readwrite.com

The most connected, tech-savvy generation in history does not know how to mail a letter.

xkcd: Sticks and Stones
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< Prev · Random; Next >; >|. Permanent link to this comic: http://xkcd.com/1216/ Image URL (for hotlinking/embedding): http://imgs.xkcd.com/

Date With A Glasshole: Google Glass Dating 101, A Report From The Field
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A true, first-hand account of a real-life date with a Glasshole. Let's just say that the phrase "breakup-inducing cyborg face device" did ge

Train Announcements
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Ladies and gentlemen, we have a passenger holding the doors of the train open, and we cannot move until the woman he is speaking to either g

Old Earth, Young Minds: Evangelical Homeschoolers Embrace Evolution
www.theatlantic.com

More Christian parents are asking for mainstream science in their children's curricula. Will religious textbook companies deliver?

Bog Boreal
minnesotabirdnerd.blogspot.com

I had a great day at the Sax-Zim Bog yesterday and have lots to write about in the coming days but I wanted to share this sighting with folk

The beauty of billboards
www.salon.com

A fascinating book from 1923 traces the history and application of outdoor advertising

Gleeful Gecko » Blog Archive » A Lost Art
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This entry was posted on Sunday, February 19th, 2012 at 10:30 am and is filed under Music. You can follow any responses to this entry throug

Jon Hamm is right about Kim Kardashian
www.salon.com

The Mad Man rails against idiocy and reality TV -- can we get an amen?

Shel Silverstein's Poems Live On In 'Every Thing' : NPR
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The family of the beloved children's poet has released Every Thing On It, a collection of playful, previously unpublished poems and drawings