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A Conference Call in Real Life

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LinkedIn shared a funny four/4 minutes YouTube video showing "A Conference Call in Real Life".

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The Mac and other things turning 30 in 2014

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MacWorld (United Kingdom (UK)) -- "The Macintosh launched 30 years ago on January 24, 1984. The world was a different place back then. To give you an idea of what the world was like that year, here are a few other things that are turning 30 or celebrate their 30th anniversary in 2014..." and "Mac turns thirty on 24 January. For a glimpse into 1984, here are some other things turning thirty, including plenty of tech from Flash to Facebook's father..."

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Naked computed tomography (CT) scanners when they're not covered in their casings.

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Boing Boing shared an io9 article showing 2/two embedded YouTube videos -- "So computed tomography (CT) scanners look pretty badass when they're not covered in casing..."

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Your overlord's computers are like this!

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This xkcd comic strip shows what your overlord's computers are like like the one on Friday morning PST. :/

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Deconstruction Zone -- Building Bridges and Supercomputers Is Tough, but Demolishing Them Is Just as Hard.

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Wired has a five/5 pages or an 1/one long page article on "Deconstruction Zone -- Building Bridges and Supercomputers Is Tough, but Demolishing Them Is Just as Hard.

History venerates the builders of great bridges, dams, and towers. But rare are commemorative plaques for the un-builders--those charged with the equally heroic task of dismantling those grand structures, once they become dowdy, obsolete, or downright dangerous.

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Screen shots of computer code from television/TV and (movie/film)s.

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Boing Boing shared a brand new web site titled Screen shots of computer code -- "Images of the computer code appearing in TV/television and films and what they really are..."

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Should Ant finally dump the 10+ years old Windows XP Pro. SP3 installation & install 64-bit Windows 7 HPE during Xmas 2013 week?

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Yes, dump XP and install 7 already!
31% (8 votes)
Yes, dump XP but use something else!
12% (3 votes)
No, wait again until Microsoft/MS drops XP support on April 8th, 2014.
0% (0 votes)
No, wait until the old Windows/hard disk drive (HDD)/something important computer related finally dies.
19% (5 votes)
No, keep going as long as possible!
27% (7 votes)
Ant should not be/stop using computers (thanks Otaking71 :P).
4% (1 vote)
I don't know. [gets slimed]
8% (2 votes)
Total votes: 26
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Hour-Long Television/TV Drama

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VideoSift shared a funny 2.75 minutes YouTube video showing Hour-Long TV/Television Drama -- The fellas have a problem...

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25 (mostly) tech(nology) company logos with hidden meanings.

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This 27 pages NetworkWorld slide show (one ugly Deslide web page with thumbnails) shows that "Some logos are much more than meets the eye. A company's logo serves many important functions. Over time, a well-designed logo creates familiarity, brand trust, loyalty, and can even become become an signifier of quality...

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An Early Flight Attempt Montage

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VideoSift shared an over 2.5 minutes musical Vimeo video showing an "Early Flight Attempt Montage".

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Two/2 musical videos showing a fireman saving a kitten...

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VideoSift (#1 and #2) shared two similiar musical YouTube videos (#1 and #2) showing Fire(man/fighter), Cory Kalanick, rescuing an unconscious kitten from a burning house filled with smoke. 'Lucky', the kitten, was saved and revived from a fire in Fresno, CA.

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Percussive Maintenance

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VideoSift shares a two minutes and 49 seconds Vimeo video showing "Percussive Maintenance -- Frustrations at the mechanical world in movies and television/TV turned into some pretty cool music..."

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A Team Fortress 2 (TF2)'s Animated Saxxty 2013 Short: Lil Guardian Pyro

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Dorkly shared a YouTube video showing "Lil Guardian Pyro - [Saxxy (Awards) 2013] ... Pyro (#1 and #2) leaves a little angel to guard a sentry for him, but is the tiny toy up to the task? ..."

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What did you think of Almost Human's first two/few episodes (at least the pilot and the second one)?

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Realistic Google+ Simulator

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10:58AM [m4tic] http://toys.usvsth3m.com/google-plus-simulator/
[11:17am] [Ant] hahahahaha
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Half-Life Fact Files

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MarphitimusBlackimus/Marphy Black/Revenant100's YouTube channel has a playlist, with currently 24 videos and 2.5 hours, showing "Half-Life Fact Files -- Do you want to learn more about Half-Life? To see the obscure? To witness the oddities? Then, you've come to the right playlist!

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