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Re: Interesting "stuff"
« Reply #50 on: October 22, 2013, 04:08:37 PM »
just as well cause it's actually 6.1mb @ 7500 x 6000

My copy is a jpg, is yours a png picture?

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Re: Interesting "stuff"
« Reply #51 on: October 22, 2013, 04:17:31 PM »
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This limited vision is unfortunate, because KDE includes many features that have no counterpart in any corner of the GNOME ecosystem. For example, you can:

7. Configure Virtual Desktops Separately
Virtual desktops are standard on the major Linux desktops. In most cases, a similar widget, configurable by rows and columns, is used to manage them. However, only KDE allows you to configure them separately.


Seven Things You Can Do in KDE (But Not on Other Linux Desktops

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Google’s iron grip on Android Controlling open source by any means necessary  Ars Technica

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Re: Interesting "stuff"
« Reply #53 on: October 23, 2013, 03:13:11 PM »
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This limited vision is unfortunate, because KDE includes many features that have no counterpart in any corner of the GNOME ecosystem. For example, you can:[end of quote]

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+1 and some great applications like Krita, very powerful for drawing,  are based on KDE. I have posted a few times on the Krita forum under my username: sword. It has some of the best help of any digital drawing thing out there IMHO  :)
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Re: Interesting "stuff"
« Reply #54 on: October 23, 2013, 06:17:41 PM »
Here is the original Star Ways theatrical trailer.

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▶ Star Wars - Episode IV - Trailer (original 1977) - YouTube
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Re: Interesting "stuff"
« Reply #55 on: October 23, 2013, 06:22:38 PM »
Here is a Youtube page with amateur? Star Trek video fanfiction and a review of one of them.

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Star Trek Continues E01 Pilgrim of Eternity - YouTube

Fan Film Review Star Trek Continues Episode 1, Pilgrim of Eternity « Escape Pod




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Re: Interesting "stuff"
« Reply #57 on: October 24, 2013, 05:52:51 PM »
This is a 51 minute animated Star Trek universe story with many good reviews that took 6 years to make.

A Review of Star Trek Aurora

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A Review of
Star Trek: Aurora
by Fred Dixon

Star Trek: Aurora is an animated movie set just after the original Star Trek series in "a lawless sector of space." The eponymous Aurora itself is a small merchanter cargo ship. The crew consists entirely of two people: her shapely captain, Kara Carpenter, and her taut Vulcan first mate, T'Ling. Tim Vining, the show’s producer/director/writer, was fascinated with the civilians that Captain Kirk and crew came across. He wondered where they came from and how they came to get there. That’s the inspiration for Aurora, and as a result, we have a fresh approach to Star Trek.


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Re: Interesting "stuff"
« Reply #58 on: October 25, 2013, 01:50:59 PM »

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Re: Interesting "stuff"
« Reply #60 on: October 26, 2013, 12:13:41 AM »
For fans of Larry Niven's story "The Soft Weapon", here is a Star Trek animated version.



The Slaver Weapon - YouTube

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Freedom is the right to be wrong, not the right to do wrong. - John Diefenbaker

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Re: Interesting "stuff"
« Reply #62 on: October 26, 2013, 07:14:07 PM »
I've learned my lesson, I'm not going to attach the 2.69MB picture here. Use the link to get the bigger picture.  (see attachment in previous post)
Up, not North - Alphabet blocks

I have a big animated gif here. I put it there in case it crashed the thread.

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Re: Interesting "stuff"
« Reply #63 on: October 26, 2013, 09:32:38 PM »
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Please read this. I swear it is 100% true and I have the proof (the ATM card right next to me at this very moment). I live a very normal life, married to a pretty girl, a young son and I own a small business. Until this incident nothing strange has ever happened to me. I couldn't find my wallet one morning but didn't think much of it. After a few days I started really looking for it, searched the house, my car, wife's car and the company truck, nothing. I kept checking for credit card and debit card usage but there was no activity on them. About a month goes by and I wake up Sunday morning to find my wallet on the seat of the chair of the desk on my side of the bed. I hear my wife cleaning downstairs so I shout down to her asking where she found the wallet. She says she didn't find it. There was no way it was there all along and my son was not born yet (so that rules him out). Everything in the wallet was as I left it EXCEPT the company's ATM debit card was missing. About a week goes by. I come home from work to find the ATM card on the dining room table all by itself. This is the weirdest part... the ATM card was almost identical to the one in my wallet, company name, bank logo, my signature on the back, etc. The only difference was the expiration date... 12/49. 12/49! I brought it to the bank but they couldn't explain it. I tried it in the ATM but the machine wouldn't recognize it. I cant explain it, can you? If someone would tell my how to upload a picture I'd gladly attach a photo of it. Thanks for taking the time to read this. Ricky50  This is the ATM card. http://imgur.com/aOgr0sK

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When I worked at radioshack and we needed to enter a card date for a card that didn't have a date, we had to use 12/49. i have no idea why, but that's the only number that worked every time.

Clipboard.jpgInteresting "stuff"  What is the most unexplained photo that exists, thats real?

This would have the fingerprints of the Illuminati all over it(if they had fingerprints).
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Re: Interesting "stuff"
« Reply #64 on: October 26, 2013, 09:48:41 PM »
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Our Brains are to Blame for Procrastination

I know procrastination. How else do you think I got all of my material for the posts in this thread.

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Re: Interesting "stuff"
« Reply #65 on: October 28, 2013, 02:23:44 AM »
I couldn't find an existing thread, so I am posting this here.

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Why the death of the PC is a myth
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Re: Interesting "stuff"
« Reply #66 on: November 06, 2013, 05:05:24 PM »
I didn't want to decide which Minecraft thread to post this to, so I'm doing it here.

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The Amazingly Unlikely Story of How Minecraft Was Born

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Re: Interesting "stuff"
« Reply #67 on: November 06, 2013, 07:17:24 PM »
(see attachment in previous post)
Train eavesdropper tweets former spy chief's briefing

This is one of the few sensible outcomes. They could easily have tried their usual "stifle" campaign and in the pre-net era they would.

I think more puppet strings from SnowdenGate are showing!

This would have been called "unrealistic" as a plot line from any generic TV show 15 years ago!!

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Re: Interesting "stuff"
« Reply #68 on: November 06, 2013, 07:43:40 PM »
Why the death of the PC is a myth

I'm not usually a fan of Fox News, but this time they finally put "official words" to my view that absolutely the PC is not dead, it's a "PC Plus" world.

I do a decently large variety of things on my PC. And while I do like about 12 phone apps, there's no chance if someone carted my comp away as "dead, so what do you care", could I function!

I view Phones-Tablets sorta like "Brothers" that trade phone calls vs screen space, but I am suspicious of tablets because why isn't a "PC" that form size?

Anyway, just sounding a vote of support for the Desktop PC (or Mac/Linux, not going OS war here). Phones don't run ANYTHING ... certainly not the some 50 programs I have loaded and use, and the other 200 I have looked at and let sit there!


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Re: Interesting "stuff"
« Reply #69 on: November 08, 2013, 03:36:07 PM »
There is a nest of linked sites here with a horde of animated GIFs including some full-length (but time-lapsed) movies. The GIF of the Fifth Element I got  is 500 x206 and almost 10 MB in size. Use these entry links to check out everything including the GIFs with the Fifth Element I got.

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See Full-Length Movies Like Top Gun and Aliens as Animated GIFs  Underwi

10 Awesomely Tasteful Animated GIFs

There are also 4 anti-OCR fonts to shield your documents from prying scanners(Scanners Live in Vain).

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An NSA Whiz Designs 4 Fonts to Foil Google's All-Seeing Eye

If Mouser thinks it's OK, I'll attach it here.

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« Reply #70 on: November 08, 2013, 08:39:26 PM »
An NSA Whiz Designs 4 Fonts to Foil Google's All-Seeing Eye

You'd trust something designed by the NSA to foil Google ...

How about something designed by neither of them that foils both of them ?

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Re: Interesting "stuff"
« Reply #71 on: November 08, 2013, 09:36:58 PM »
An NSA Whiz Designs 4 Fonts to Foil Google's All-Seeing Eye

You'd trust something designed by the NSA to foil Google ...

How about something designed by neither of them that foils both of them ?

Oh hell yes...I'll take 2 :)

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Re: Interesting "stuff"
« Reply #73 on: November 11, 2013, 06:58:07 PM »
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Adobe users' purloined passwords were PATHETIC

Yes, but the hints were something to behold:


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« Reply #74 on: November 13, 2013, 01:32:33 PM »
How about this list from here.

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