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6/12/2018 9:49:45 AM
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From: Omaha: The Gate City
and Douglas County, Nebraska
Arthur C. Wakeley, Supervising Editor
The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, Chicago 1917

6/6/2018 10:34:13 AM
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A list of known errors in the original Wizard of Oz movie.

5/19/2018 6:53:44 PM
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A story from 1909 predicting the way the internet is isolating us from each other. Fascinating reading!

5/18/2018 3:13:18 PM
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A new tutorial focused on helping existing ASP.NET MVC developers transition to the strange new world of modern Single Page Application development and all the insanity that comes with.

5/8/2018 1:34:54 PM
Topic: Humor
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I hole-hardedly agree, but allow me to play doubles advocate here for a moment: 

5/3/2018 10:14:13 AM
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"We the people" are the first three words of our nation's Constitution, but who were those people in 1787? Dr. Howard Zinn, the renowned, honest historian, states in his best-selling book, A People's History of the United States: "The majority of the 55 men who framed the Constitution were men of wealth in land, slaves, manufacturing or shipping." Clearly, most people were not included in that original draft of the Constitution; no women, Native Americans, poor white men; and, absolutely, no enslaved Africans.

4/27/2018 10:41:44 AM
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Wow, just wow. These people pushed an original 8088 with CGA (4.77 Mhz with a four color video card) and nothing for sound but a beeping PC speaker and made it do 1024 colors, multi-channel audio, and graphics beyond anything that could be imagined when the original IBM PC was released.

4/24/2018 9:31:25 AM
Topic: Quotes
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When Zarathustra arrived at the nearest town which adjoineth the forest, he found many people assembled in the market-place; for it had been announced that a rope-dancer would give a performance. And Zarathustra spake thus unto the people:

4/22/2018 11:47:21 AM
Topic: Weird stuff
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Answer each of the following items "true" or "false"

4/3/2018 5:56:01 PM
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                     |___/___/  |_| |_|_||_|_.__/\__,_|_|_|
                 ___                      ___         _     _
                / __|_ __  __ _ __ ___   /  _|__ _ __| |___| |_
                \__ \ '_ \/ _` / _/ -_)  | (_/ _` / _` / -_)  _|
                |___/ .__/\__,_\__\___|  \___\__,_\__,_\___|\__|
                    |_|                                              Ver. 1.5.2

3/28/2018 8:46:14 PM
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Updated for the current era:

3/24/2018 12:12:20 AM
Topic: Humor
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First off, you need to consider the fact that the entire Danish Navy has bar codes on each one of their ships. II's completely expected that upon being presented with this seemingly insignificant piece of top secret information, you may be led to say: "Big Deal? What does this signify?"

3/8/2018 6:59:33 AM
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This series takes you through the development of a full app from the ground up, including the login screen with authentication and authorization.

3/1/2018 9:56:34 AM
Topic: Music
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Eight song playlist, enjoy!

2/19/2018 8:07:54 PM
Topic: Quotes
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"Love isn't a state of perfect caring. It is an active noun like 'struggle.' To love someone is to strive to accept that person exactly the way he or she is, right here and now."

12/18/2017 8:15:19 PM
Topic: Music
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Can't wait to see them in February 2018!!

12/14/2017 1:44:12 PM
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Two of the FCC commisioners ( Commissioner Mignon Clyburn and Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel ) were fiercely against the rollback of Net Neutrality regulations, they understood how dangerous this rollback is to the open Internet: [Jump to Rosenworcel's Statement]

12/13/2017 6:20:34 PM
Topic: Music
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This is such a great interview with Warrel. About half the interview is Warrel talking about his love for kitties and doggies. Fun to see his nice side.

12/13/2017 5:47:13 PM
Topic: Music
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 This sucks, he was so original in his sound. Lead singer for both Nevermore and Sanctuary. An incredible vocalist. You will be missed!

12/11/2017 8:15:26 PM
Topic: Music
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12/7/2017 9:07:02 AM
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Can you hear the thud?

11/14/2017 2:55:29 PM
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If you need to search all tables in a SQL Server database to find any tables that have a certain field name, this script comes in really handy.

11/11/2017 6:28:59 PM
Topic: Humor
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At  St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church in Aberdeen Scotland, they have weekly husbands' Marriage Seminars.

10/21/2017 12:11:54 AM
Topic: Music
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Just like I wanna be years from now in the old folks home - help me die, but don't hold me down. Life had still gotta be enjoyable. Don't be mean just because I still have self-will!

10/20/2017 11:50:04 PM
Topic: Music
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10/20/2017 11:27:56 PM
Topic: Music
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10/16/2017 9:49:36 PM
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John F Dunsworth, RIP 10/16/2017

10/11/2017 3:45:38 PM
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The Front-End/Javascript landscape has become a chaotic Tower of Babel situation. It's changing faster than anyone can keep up and people with merely a years difference in skillsets are having issues even communicating. It's not because people are lazy and not keeping up - you get on a year-long project and start with the latest/greatest and then tune out the world while you get that project completed, then look around at the end of the project and the world doesn't look the same anymore. 90% of the bleeding edge stuff is abandoned a year later. It's to the point of ridiculousness. We need probably slow down a bit and take a look at the things that don’t change all that much. Not only will this improve the quality of our work and the value we deliver — it will actually help us learn these new tools faster.

10/3/2017 3:58:56 PM
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9/29/2017 12:30:45 PM
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