A dumping place for random internet stuff I found noteworthy at some time and somewhere.


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Sep 30, 2014
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10 Reasons Why You’re Always Hungry »

10 Reasons Why You’re Always Hungry

Hunger. The dieter’s final frontier. Despite all the will power, your desire to do better, your dedication to beat the bulge, it is still there.  When you’re hungry, nothing else seems to matter, and always feeling hungry can derail the strongest willpower. via Pocket


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Sep 26, 2014
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#ios8.0.2 #healthkit #tweetit

#ios8.0.2 #healthkit #tweetit


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Sep 26, 2014
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Microsoft starts rolling out Groups to Office 365 and OneDrive for Business, will add Yammer and Lync next »

Microsoft starts rolling out Groups to Office 365 and OneDrive for Business, will add Yammer and Lync next

Microsoft today announced it is rolling out the first phase of Groups, a new collaboration feature, starting with the Office 365 email and calendar sites as well as OneDrive for Business. via Pocket


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Sep 24, 2014
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The Emma Watson Naked Photo Countdown Was The Work Of Serial Internet Hoaxers »

The Emma Watson Naked Photo Countdown Was The Work Of Serial Internet Hoaxers

As Business Insider reported on Monday, it’s highly unlikely that anyone has naked photographs of Emma Watson (we probably would have seen them by now, because she’s a top target for iCloud hackers). Instead the site seemed like an obvious prank designed to discredit 4chan users.  via Pocket


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Sep 24, 2014
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Out in the Open: The Site That Teaches You to Code Well Enough to Get a Job »

Out in the Open: The Site That Teaches You to Code Well Enough to Get a Job

Wanna be a programmer? That shouldn’t be too hard. You can sign-up for an iterative online tutorial at a site like Codecademy or Treehouse. You can check yourself into a “coding bootcamp” for a face-to-face crash course in the ways of programming. via Pocket


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Sep 23, 2014
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New iPad-Like Touchscreen On The 2015 Volvo XC90 Reinvents How We'll Interact With Our Cars »

New iPad-Like Touchscreen On The 2015 Volvo XC90 Reinvents How We'll Interact With Our Cars

A new touchscreen on the 2015 Volvo XC90 that operates like an iPad has the potential to deliver what Audi, Cadillac, Mercedes-Benz and other automakers have not been able to: a less cluttered interior with fewer driver distractions. via Pocket


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Sep 23, 2014
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This General Motors Touchscreen From The 1980s Was Decades Ahead Of Its Time »

This General Motors Touchscreen From The 1980s Was Decades Ahead Of Its Time

Flickr/That Hartford GuyTouchscreen infotainment systems are the all the rage these days. For most drivers, the idea of a touchscreen that controls all of a car’s functions is sci-fi that only recently became reality. via Pocket


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Sep 23, 2014
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Here’s what you missed at Gigaom’s ‘Future of AI’ meetup — Tech News and Analysis »

Here’s what you missed at Gigaom’s ‘Future of AI’ meetup — Tech News and Analysis

Last week, Gigaom held a sold-out meetup in San Francisco featuring some of the biggest names in artificial intelligence and deep learning. Today, we’re happy to share videos of the talks so those who missed it live can still absorb the 2. via Pocket


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Sep 23, 2014
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Get a 480GB SSD for $169.99 »

Get a 480GB SSD for $169.99

Many times before I’ve extolled the virtues of the solid-state drive (SSD), the only kind of storage I’ll ever use again. In fact, my last laptop came with a 128GB SSD, which has proven awesome for lightning-fast booting, silent operation, and low power consumption. via Pocket


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Sep 20, 2014
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Favorite tweet by @tjalvea »

Favorite tweet by @tjalvea

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Sep 16, 2014
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The Lost Forest World of the World’s Largest Cave »

The Lost Forest World of the World’s Largest Cave

In this technologically advanced age of Google Earth and ever expanding exploration of our planet, there are fewer and fewer places that remain hidden from the gaze of humankind. via Pocket


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Sep 16, 2014
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Thor's Well »

Thor's Well

Sitting on the edge of the Oregon coast is what appears to be a gaping sinkhole that never seems to fill despite the unbroken stream of sea water that drains into it, but Thor’s Well as the natural wonder is known, is not bottomless, simply very dangerous. via Pocket


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Sep 16, 2014
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Ikea Is A Nonprofit, And Yes, That's Every Bit As Fishy As It Sounds »

Ikea Is A Nonprofit, And Yes, That's Every Bit As Fishy As It Sounds

Ikea makes billions tax-free by operating the world’s largest “charity.” Here’s how. Ikea sells $28 billion in furniture a year, making it the world’s largest furniture company. But the retailer pays a slender tax rate of just 3. via Pocket


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Sep 16, 2014
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3 Reasons to stop solving other people's problems for them »

3 Reasons to stop solving other people's problems for them

If you re an expert in some field in your team (the DB guy, the UI gal, the search Guru.. you know), it also means you’re a bottleneck, and people have to constantly wait for you to make decisions on important things. Usually that breaks the ice enough. via Pocket


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Sep 15, 2014
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10 Futuristic Forms Of Transportation We Could See Soon »

10 Futuristic Forms Of Transportation We Could See Soon

Planes, trains, and automobiles may have carried us through the 20th century, but these days, they’re old news. The transportation of the future will be more along the lines of magnetic levitation, jetpacks, and zip lines that fit in a backpack—and they could be here sooner than you think. via Pocket