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What is the difference between \r and \n?

What is the difference between \r and \n?

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The four horsemen of mediocrity

[The four horsemen of mediocrity](http://sethgodin.typepad.com/seths_blog/2014/01/the-four-horsemen-of-mediocrity.html)

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Show the robber your work ID

I was just sent a link to this (source). Funny :).

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The four horsemen of mediocrity

The four horsemen of mediocrity.

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Blind smartphone camera comparison

iPhone 5s tops our blind camera comparison, Xperia Z1 Compact takes last place.

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Common fonts to all versions of Windows & Mac equivalents

Common fonts to all versions of Windows & Mac equivalents.

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Business is good

Source: Savage Chickens.

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Why Bitcoin matters – Micropayments

This was new to me: A third fascinating use case for Bitcoin is micropayments, or ultrasmall payments. Micropayments have never been feasible … because it is not cost effective to run small payments … All of a sudden, with Bitcoin, that’s trivially easy. Bitcoins have the nifty property of infinite divisibility: currently down to eight […]

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RSS Reader of choice is Feedly

This post is for Jared. I use the Feedly rss reader to keep track of news.

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Aerial Photogrammetry Multi-rotor Build

Aerial Photogrammetry Multi-rotor Build.

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Secret to creativity, intelligence is being able to make connections

The secret to creativity, intelligence and scientific thinking: Being able to make connections. Picture source.

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TypeScript – application scale JavaScript

TypeScript is a language for application-scale JavaScript development. TypeScript is a typed superset of JavaScript that compiles to plain JavaScript. Any browser. Any host. Any OS. Open Source. Looks interesting. Not sure if this fits anything I’m doing at the moment, but I don’t want to lose track of it either. :)

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Quick and easy graphs on Mac OS using GraphSketcher

Quick and easy graphs on Mac OS using GraphSketcher. Now open source.

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How to knock off a Saddleback Leather bag

How to knock off a Saddleback Leather bag. Pure. Gold. :)

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What are EPUB and PDF files, and which one should I use?

EPUB files are one of the most popular ebook formats. They have an advantage over PDF files (discussed below) in that they will reformat their content to the size of your screen. This means that if I view the book or document on a computer screen it will have more words per line, more lines […]

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How to use TextExpander to get GPS co-ordinates

Use TextExpander to get GPS location co-ordinates.

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Milestone: 40 day streak, 7 Minute Workout

40 days in a row of doing the 7 minute workout. Thanks to two simple apps on the iPhone: 7 Minute Workout Challenge and Lift (or via web).

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Daylight savings is still a joke

Ben Franklin did not seriously suggest Daylight Savings.

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Are you a geek or a nerd?

Detailed look at the terms “geek” and “nerd” here: On “Geek” Versus “Nerd” by burrsettles.

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bitcoin explained

Best easily understood explanation of how bitcoin works.

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