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Guidebook Massachusetts, The people of Massachusetts have always stood up for their right to repair. In 2012, voters passed a law that ensured residents' right to repair their car wherever they wanted. "The Man Who Runs The World's Smartest Website" (in The Observer) Since the mid-1960s John Brockman has been at the cutting edge of ideas. He is a passionate advocate of both science and the arts, and his website Edge is a salon for the world's finest minds To say that John Brockman is a literary agent is like saying that David Hockney is a photographer. For while it's true that Hockney has indeed made astonishingly creative use of photography, and Brockman is indeed a successful literary agent who represents an enviable stable of high-profile scientists and communicators, in both cases the description rather understates the reality.

Technology: The data deluge EIGHTEEN months ago, Li & Fung, a firm that manages supply chains for retailers, saw 100 gigabytes of information flow through its network each day. Now the amount has increased tenfold. During 2009, American drone aircraft flying over Iraq and Afghanistan sent back around 24 years' worth of video footage. New models being deployed this year will produce ten times as many data streams as their predecessors, and those in 2011 will produce 30 times as many. Everywhere you look, the quantity of information in the world is soaring. According to one estimate, mankind created 150 exabytes (billion gigabytes) of data in 2005.

The pros and cons of newspaper paywalls: a Twitter debate Debates over newspaper paywalls break out all the time, but not all of them involve a former Dow Jones chief executive, a former Wall Street Journal publisher, the current head of the Wall Street Journal‘s digital arm, the president of BuzzFeed and media writers for Bloomberg and All Things Digital. Just such a debate broke out on Sunday, however, and you can check out an edited version of it below (or there’s also a Storify version.) I started things off with a critical tweet about a Bloomberg story by Edmund Lee on how the New York Times paywall was working “better than anyone had guessed,” which I contrasted with a post of mine about the decline in traffic to the NYT site (as measured by comScore) and what appeared to be a corresponding decline in advertising revenue — including digital revenue.

China expat and traveller community blog Food No CNY is complete without a few plates of jiǎozi, particularly if you're in the North. And while you can certainly just hop down to the supermarket and pick up a package of frozen dumplings, making your own is a whole lot more rewarding. If you're not fortunate enough to have Chinese in-laws to lend a hand, constructing the suckers can be a bit of a challenge. Jen at Tiny Urban Kitchen has a great step-…

One VPN To Rule Them All! June 18, 2014 | By Jean Taggart | | Share If you want to anonymize your traffic, one of the most common solutions available is to use a commercial VPN (Virtual Private Network) service. A VPN allows you to establish an encrypted tunnel over the Internet, and have your traffic exit out of a server on the VPN network. Facts about Ecstasy MDMA (3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine), commonly referred to as ecstasy or molly, is a drug that is sold either as a pressed pill taken orally, or as a powder that is snorted or swallowed. MDMA’s effects resemble those of both stimulants and psychedelics. A typical dose of 100 to 125 mg lasts four to six hours. People who use MDMA describe themselves as feeling open, accepting, unafraid and connected to people around them. Typically used in social settings, especially among the rave and dance club cultures, MDMA’s effects are stimulated by visuals, sounds, smells and touch.

Your data is your interface By Jarno Mikael Koponen On April 17, 2013 We all view the world differently and on our own terms. Each of us use different words to describe the same book, movie, favorite food, person, work of art, or news article. We express our uniqueness by reviewing, tagging, commenting, liking, and rating things online. Taken together, all of this data can be viewed as a reflection of ourselves. But on Amazon, Facebook, Youtube, IMDb and Yelp our unique interpretations and descriptions of the world are trapped inside separate boxes.

Hanna Pickard – Why do people become addicts? Sarah started using heroin when she was 16, and soon after that she left home to live with her dealer. Heroin was one of the ways he had power over her. He was older than her, and often unfaithful. Over the three years that they were together, they frequently fought, sometimes violently. She would end up staying with friends or on the streets. How to Change the World Amazon start selling the paperback edition of my latest book, APE: Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur. APE explains how to publish a book by breaking the process down into three stages: Author explains how to write a book. Publisher explains how to produce both ebooks and printed books.Entrepreneur explains how to market and sell your book with an emphasis on social media.

8 Great Tools to Make You an Excel Expert Excel is a powerful tool for collecting and manipulating data. In the accounting world, spreadsheets are an everyday tool used to analyze financial data, review exports of inventory, or search for trends of accounts payable invoices. Whether you are a CPA, doing accounting for your business, managing your personal finances, or just keeping track of simple data, the more you know about using Excel, the easier your tasks will seem. Index page It is currently Wed May 22, 2013 7:21 am View unanswered posts • View active topics Forum Rules and Features This section will contain posting guidelines for the forum along with any other information that is relevant to this forum. 13 Topics 326 Posts Last post by madmaxNZ Sat May 18, 2013 9:01 pm Endless-Sphere Wiki Things related to the E-S Wiki 2 Topics 21 Posts Last post by crossbreak Sun Mar 31, 2013 10:20 am General Discussion Talk about anything and everything here within reason. Subforum: E-pic Topics 3518 Topics 48794 Posts Last post by Samd Wed May 22, 2013 6:52 am Polls & Surveys Get the forum community involved in polls and surveys. 249 Topics 5037 Posts Last post by chroot Tue May 21, 2013 3:29 pm E-vents Use this forum to post up events, rally, conventions, get-together, etc. for anything related to the e-vehicle world (e-bike, car, motorcycle, etc). Guest may post replies to topics without the need to register.

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