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Omxplayer Omxplayer is a video player specifically made for the Raspberry Pi's GPU made by Edgar (gimli) Hucek from the XBMC/Kodi project. It relies on the OpenMAX hardware acceleration API, which is the Broadcom's VideoCore officially supported API for GPU video/audio processing. Raspberry Pi forum user spenning made precompiled binaries available on the forum. See here. Quickly Improve Your Handwriting with These Fantastic Resources If you’ve always wanted to improve your handwriting but never got around to it, here’s your chance. If you’re a firm believer in graphology — the study of handwriting and its relation to character traits — you may believe that your handwriting is as fixed as your character. But you’d be wrong. You may also believe that decent handwriting is obsolete, or that teaching cursive in schools is a waste of time.

MOSS - The Dynamic Robot Construction Kit I missed your Kickstarter and/or Pre-orders, can I still order a kit now? Sorry, not right now! Please see the answer for "How can I order MOSS?" below. How can I order MOSS? SD Formatter 4.0 for Windows Download You ("Licensee") are granted a license for the Software defined in this End User License Agreement ("Agreement") on condition that you agree to the terms and conditions of this Agreement. If Licensee does not agree to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, promptly return the Software to SD Card Association (SDA). Article 1 License Licensee is granted the right to use the software, including the information provided from this downloading site, users manuals, and any other media provided to Licensee (collectively "Software"), but all applicable rights to patents, copyrights, trademarks and trade secrets in the Software are not transferred to Licensee.

Read These Books Instead of Getting an MBA I don’t blame people for wanting to get an MBA. It’s not their fault they’ve been duped into believing it’s the best way to further their career in business. But, as we all know, (and Goldman Sachs agrees) spending over $100,000 for a useless education — and putting yourself in debt for the next 10 years — is the wrong move for 95% of people. So how are you supposed to learn what you need to get ahead? Books. Now, I know that’s an ambiguous answer.

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