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DRM, What Is It Good For? Absolutely Nothing. Say It Again.

May 6, 2015
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DRM, What Is It Good For? Absolutely Nothing. Say It Again. Everyday is a #DayAgainstDRM +LibriVox Audio Books​ +GOG.com – DRM-Free Games​ +Project Gutenberg​ +Downpour.com​  Guide to DRM-Free Living | Defective by Design Welcome to the guide to living DRM-free. Please submit corrections and new items for the guide by adding it to...
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Center for Computer History

May 6, 2015
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Center for Computer History

Center for Computer History Lots of hands on with a diverse range of rigs with a focus on getting people involved with learning by doing …yep this would be a dream job. Centre for Computing History – Computerphile Video tour of the Centre for Computing History in Cambridge. Assistant Curator Jeremy shows us their...
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Rescuing Mozart

May 5, 2015
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Rescuing Mozart

Rescuing Mozart When you sit thru a great playing of music it is awe inspiring. When you sit thru a bland toned down rendition you can almost imagine John Lydon on stage asking you about your feelings on being cheated. Safe, sanitised and snooze producing performances plauge music of all types. Just say no....
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Remember Remember….

May 4, 2015
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Remember Remember….

Remember Remember…. Happy Han Shot First Day…a time to pass on the tales of the memory of one of the versions of story. www.dapsmagic.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/HarrisonFordIShotFirst.jpg This was posted on Google+
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PDRS – Streams Without Litigation

May 3, 2015
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PDRS – Streams Without Litigation

PDRS – Streams Without Litigation Jazz, swing , classical, pop…..streams for those who like mysic but do not like legal hassles.  Public Domain Radio Streams The Public Domain Radio broadcasts 24/7 non-stop free works on different channels (SHOUTcast and Icecast streams) · Our archive includes over 50000 78 rpm records, cylinders and discs...
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All The Comics

May 2, 2015
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All The Comics

All The Comics Spoonday 2015..and a ton of other great titles. Many purchases= many more free book = happyhappyjoyjoy. #comicbookday #milehighcomics This was posted on Google+
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Pocket Watch

May 2, 2015
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Pocket Watch

Pocket Watch Wrist watches never moved me as such, pocket watches though…yeah. So here we are talking about wrist watches again and some where in the back of my head there is a voice saying "pocket watches are coool"…and yeah. Thinking different…now there is a good idea.  Moto 360 Pocketwatch adapter by Russellholly This...
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Should We Let Pandas Go Extinct?

May 1, 2015
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Should We Let Pandas Go Extinct?

Should We Let Pandas Go Extinct? Should We Let Pandas Go Extinct? Thanks to http://www.harrys.com for supporting this video. Use the coupon code MINUTEEARTH for $5 of This was posted on Google+
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PSA

April 30, 2015
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PSA " The basis of change: educate! Derived from discussion, not hate, not myth, not muscle, not etiquette. Intellect, not `re-elect!.` Status symbols yield to respect between sex, species, environment…yup" propaghandi  This was posted on Google+
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Theocracy In Action

April 30, 2015
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Theocracy In Action

Theocracy In Action  Israel Criticized For Leaving Pregnant Surrogates In Nepal Israel evacuated 26 newborns from Nepal but left behind about 100 pregnant women — surrogates, carrying the babies for Israeli parents. Renee Montagne talks to Debra Kamin, a journalist in Tel Aviv. This was posted on Google+
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At least now we will possibly hear a few issues raised during the dog and crony show that is an American…

April 30, 2015
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At least now we will possibly hear a few issues raised during the dog and crony show that is an American…

At least now we will possibly hear a few issues raised during the dog and crony show that is an American presidential election.  Seeking Presidency, ‘Socialist’ Sanders Looks To Elevate Less-Talked About Issues Bernie Sanders, the liberal senator from Vermont, will try to be more than a fringe presidential candidate. He’s aiming to...
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Shinto In Game

April 29, 2015
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Shinto In Game

Shinto In Game Monster Hunter + Shinto = Toukiden – Culture Shock UNLIMITED anime here! ► https://www.crunchyroll.com/theorist Subscribe! ►► http://bit.ly/1qV8f This was posted on Google+
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Klingon on Duolingo

April 28, 2015
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Klingon on Duolingo I suspect conversation in our house will be somewhat different.  Duolingo | Learn Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Italian and English for free Learn languages completely free, without ads or hidden charges. It’s fun, easy, and scientifically proven. This was posted on Google+
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Gota Cathem All

April 27, 2015
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Gota Cathem All

Gota Cathem All"It's even cheaper and easier now. Anyone with a HackRF software-defined radio card can turn their laptop into an amateur IMSI-catcher" Schneier on Security: The Further Democratization of Stingray The Further Democratization of Stingray. Stingray is the code name for an IMSI-catcher, which is basically a fake cell phone tower sold by...
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Learning to Unlearn to Learn

April 25, 2015
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Learning to Unlearn to Learn

Learning to Unlearn to Learn The Backwards Brain Bicycle – Smarter Every Day 133 Free Audio Book ⇒ http://bit.ly/AudibleSED ⇐ Tweet ⇒ http://bit.ly/BackwardsBike ⇐ Post to F This was posted on Google+
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How to Make Tomato Ketchup: http://youtu.be/_HIs98cwcjw

April 24, 2015
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How to Make Tomato Ketchup: http://youtu.be/_HIs98cwcjw

How to Make Tomato Ketchup: http://youtu.be/_HIs98cwcjw How to Make Tomato Ketchup Homemade tomato ketchup recipe. Learn how to make your own ketchup in this simple to follow video gu This was posted on Google+
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CryptoShield

April 24, 2015
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CryptoShield

CryptoShield  SparkFun CryptoShield SparkFun CryptoShield: https://www.sparkfun.com/products/13183 The CryptoShield is a dedicated secur This was posted on Google+
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Games To Add

April 24, 2015
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Games To Add Gimme The BrainsLord Of The FriesPairs Star Realms  Ticket To Ride Hearthstone This was posted on Google+
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An ever updated web based version of the handbook can be found at the Dadifesto website. 

April 24, 2015
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An ever updated web based version of the handbook can be found at the Dadifesto website. 

An ever updated web based version of the handbook can be found at the Dadifesto website.  » TheDadifestoHandbook – Dadifesto (Please Note: all the links for sites and items mentioned are listed at the end of this page). Introduction. Can you have too much of a good thing? In our current age of information,...
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Help, I have fallen into a web site and cant get up…Send help

April 24, 2015
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Help, I have fallen into a web site and cant get up…Send help bzzzt, Repetition of help Just A Minute transcripts! WELCOME TO JUST A MINUTE! TRANSCRIPTS. Transcripts of a whole heap of shows are here. If you would like to search by performer click here, but otherwise have a browse and enjoy the...
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I Got 99 Problems But  A Finished Project Aint One

April 23, 2015
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I Got 99 Problems But  A Finished Project Aint One

I Got 99 Problems But  A Finished Project Aint One My Anyfesto projects marches on over the months. Meanwhile  my 9 year old son shows off a completed project on Adafruit's Show And Tell. So proud, so kicked in the arse. Parenting is the best.  SHOW-AND-TELL Google+ LIVE Hangout! Wednesday night at 7:30pm ET...
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Chlorine and War

April 22, 2015
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Chlorine and War

Chlorine and War When good reactions are used for bad purposes.  Chlorine and War – Periodic Table of Videos A video to coincide with 100 years since Chlorine was first used as a weapon of war. Chlorine: https This was posted on Google+
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In The Service Of Nothing

April 22, 2015
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In The Service Of Nothing

In The Service Of Nothing Somewhere in the multiverse this is  made/being made. Would that we were able to torrent across the verses. IN SERVICE OF NOTHING An aging former super spy struggles to find his place in a self absorbed world without boarders, whe This was posted on Google+
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A great breakdown of That Viral Math Problem (Cheryl’s Birthday)

April 17, 2015
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A great breakdown of That Viral Math Problem (Cheryl’s Birthday)

A great breakdown of That Viral Math Problem (Cheryl's Birthday)  That Viral Math Problem (Cheryl’s Birthday) – Numberphile Simon Pampena gives his take on THAT viral math problem from Singapore. EXTRA FOOTAGE for this video This was posted on Google+
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Separation of Superstition and State

April 16, 2015
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Separation of Superstition and State

Separation of Superstition and State Aside from the obvious problems with Tennessee's move….which Christian bible? KJ, AKJ, CEB, CEV, GW, GNB, NIRV, LITV, MSG…How are they squaring US law and Lev.20:13 and 1 Timothy 2:11-12 ?It is nice when a whole state makes it clear they are wanting to move towards theocracy, makes it...
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Massimos

April 16, 2015
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Massimos

MassimosIt would be great if they moved from the Arduino name to reflect the break and call them Massimos or LitigationFees…would make my purchasing choices that much easier. Arduino Vs. Arduino: The Reseller’s Conundrum This was posted on Google+
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Graffiti Reborn

April 15, 2015
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Graffiti Reborn

Graffiti Reborn Yep, I am back at scribbling on the bottom portion of my device. Progress. Google Handwriting Input Google Handwriting Input allows you to handwrite text on your phone or tabl… This was posted on Google+
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Seveneves by Neal Stephenson

April 15, 2015
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Seveneves by Neal Stephenson

Seveneves by Neal Stephenson Neal Stephenson has made the first 26 pages of his upcoming book, Seveneves, available on his website. About the book: A catast This was posted on Google+
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Cheryls Birthday Problem – It depends on your point of view

April 15, 2015
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Cheryls Birthday Problem – It depends on your point of view

Cheryls Birthday Problem – It depends on your point of view Cheryl’s Birthday problem was a question in a recent Singapore Maths Olympiad. Here is the problem: This was posted on Google+
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#bringbackfirefly got a movie, #bringbackourgirls got ….not so much. Social Mediocrity for the failz…

April 14, 2015
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#bringbackfirefly got a movie, #bringbackourgirls got ….not so much. Social Mediocrity for the failz…

#bringbackfirefly got a movie, #bringbackourgirls got ….not so much. Social Mediocrity for the failz Campaigners Refuse To Let Kidnapped Nigerian Girls Be Forgotten It’s been one year since Islamist extremists abducted nearly 300 schoolgirls from their dormitory in northeastern Nigeria. Some managed to escape, but 219 remain missing. This was posted on Google+
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Seven Million Plus  Spoiler Alerts

April 13, 2015
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Seven Million Plus  Spoiler Alerts Last years avg bittorrenting of the Game of Thrones episodes was about 7 million per. Last year we also saw various Spoilerphobic  pleas  against those that get ahead of the count. Well for the next 4 weeks Game of Thrones  viewers will be in an interesting position.   This...
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Bodywear With A Purpose

April 12, 2015
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Bodywear With A Purpose

Bodywear With A Purpose DIY glucose monitor without the vampire vector. Yes please. Chocometer Using near infrared selected wavelength, low-noise electronics and light absorption as work principle, a compact, painless glucose meter will be developed (I expect!). The design will be totally open source and I will try to do this keeping the costs...
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Efficiency in Distribution

April 12, 2015
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Efficiency in Distribution

Efficiency in Distribution  ‘Game of Thrones’ Episodes Leaked Online Before Season Premiere – NYTimes.com Indira Varma, left, and Deobia Opaeri in “Game of Thrones.”Credit Macall B. Polay/HBO This was posted on Google+
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Lower Ground

April 12, 2015
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Lower Ground

Lower Ground " Leading law firms are willing to represent tobacco companies accused of lying about their deadly products, factories that spew pollution, and corporations said to be complicit in torture and murder abroad. But standing up for traditional marriage has turned out to be too much for the elite bar." The Case Against...
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Betrayal at the House on the Hill

April 11, 2015
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Betrayal at the House on the Hill

Betrayal at the House on the Hill #tabletopday at #AdventureersQuarter  This was posted on Google+
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Sparkfun take a look at the CARDIAC, one of my oldest rigs. They link to a Javascript emu of it, so …

April 10, 2015
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Sparkfun take a look at the CARDIAC, one of my oldest rigs. They link to a Javascript emu of it, so …

Sparkfun take a look at the CARDIAC, one of my oldest rigs. They link to a Javascript emu of it, so heck, more fun with less wear on the old beasties.  Enginursday: Computer Basics – News – SparkFun Electronics This was posted on Google+
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Canary In The Coal Mine

April 10, 2015
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Canary In The Coal Mine

Canary In The Coal Mine " Every surveillance test case in recent history, from beepers to cell phones to GPS tracking to drones—and now the feds’ attempts to puncture the bubble of cryptographic anonymity around Dark Web sites like the Silk Road—began with a narcotics investigation" Want to See Domestic Spying’s Future? Follow the...
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RPi+cam+wifi+servo+spray=DIYControl

April 9, 2015
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RPi+cam+wifi+servo+spray=DIYControl

RPi+cam+wifi+servo+spray=DIYControl Why do we assume govs are the only ones who should have these? Where are the NRA fanatics on the right to arm ourselves with items beyond the tech of 100+ years ago?" Police say the drones will be more effective than batons in tackling "unruly mobs"" India: City police to use pepper-spray...
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Conversion of Gays in Colorado

April 9, 2015
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Conversion of Gays in Colorado

Conversion of Gays in Colorado I will give you 2 guesses to name the group that as a problem with not forcing gays to be converted…." Gay-conversion therapy has been rejected by mainstream psychological associations. But some fear that making such therapy illegal treads on religious freedom." Republicans Reject Colorado Ban On Youth Gay...
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House Of Curs

April 9, 2015
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House Of Curs

House Of Curs Sounds like some one in the RNC has an Underwood complex. Note Bene…a whisper campaign with the whiff of jewishness as the taint….gota love that…gota.oi Suicides By Missouri Politicians Raise Questions About State Ethics Two prominent Republicans in Missouri committed suicide within weeks of each other. Both men were openly upset...
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Cardboard Crafting

April 9, 2015
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Cardboard Crafting

Cardboard Crafting I love this guys work. His videos are spot on and I always learn a little something from them.  A book by him will be a welcome addition to our library.  Click here to support The Ultimate Cardboard Craft Book! by L.A. Nuwame Hello everyone! My name is Luanga Lue Nuwame and...
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More Science Left On The Pile

April 3, 2015
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More Science Left On The Pile

More Science Left On The Pile “As long as you keep injecting wastewater along that fault zone, according to my calculations, you’re going to continue to have earthquakes,” said Arthur F. McGarr, the chief of the induced seismicity project at the federal Earthquake Science Center in Menlo Park, Calif., who has researched the Prague...
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Security Audited TrueCrypt…Mostly Green Across The Board

April 3, 2015
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Security Audited TrueCrypt…Mostly Green Across The Board

Security Audited TrueCrypt…Mostly Green Across The Board Good news for thebuse of TrueCrypt. Schneier on Security: TrueCrypt Security Audit Completed TrueCrypt Security Audit Completed. The security audit of the TrueCrypt code has been completed (see here for the first phase of the audit), and the results are good. Some issues were found, but nothing...
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*USsr…Routing Around “The State’s” Surveillance System ….subtext …everything old is new again …

April 2, 2015
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*USsr…Routing Around “The State’s” Surveillance System ….subtext …everything old is new again …

*USsr…Routing Around "The State's" Surveillance System ….subtext …everything old is new again * Ukrainian immigrants created a human Tor to send uncensored letters during the Cold War When faced with intense government surveillance and censorship, these people got incredibly creative to stay in touch with loved ones. This was posted on Google+
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Wallmartocracy

April 2, 2015
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Wallmartocracy

WallmartocracyNot because of ethics or the people or illegality….but because Wallmart.  Arkansas Governor Asks Lawmakers To Rework Religious Liberty Bill Critics say the bill, like another recently passed in Indiana, will make it easier to discriminate against gays and lesbians. The bill has generated strong opposition from the business community. This was posted...
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E For Essay

March 31, 2015
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E For Essay

E For Essay F for Fake (1973) – How to Structure a Video Essay: https://youtu.be/1GXv2C7vwX0 F for Fake (1973) – How to Structure a Video Essay If you want to make video essays, there’s no better film to study than Orson Welles’ 1973 master This was posted on Google+
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Open Spectral Workbench

March 27, 2015
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Open Spectral Workbench

Open Spectral WorkbenchI remember seeing this a while back on one of the crowdfunding sites. Found at the +American Museum of Natural History​​ store. spectralworkbench.org publiclab.org This was posted on Google+
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Cable Revisited

March 26, 2015
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Cable RevisitedEvery vacation I get to experience cable tv. A history channel with everything but history, science fiction means people who believe they are ghost hunters, news that makes 1980s NY Post headlines look Pulitzer worthy, 10 mins of the same commercials you watched 20 mins ago, movies you would not watch even on...
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Complete Strategist

March 24, 2015
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Complete Strategist

Complete Strategist This was posted on Google+
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NintendoWorld

March 24, 2015
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NintendoWorld

NintendoWorldIn a perfect world +Adafruit Industries​ would have a storefront next door then I could get away with squeeingout in public.  This was posted on Google+
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