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thegildedcentury:

Astounding Science Fiction, April, 1940

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::slow clap::

::slow clap::

Electric Run photos. I have to give it to their marketing department- I was expecting a way better experience than what was delivered. This is my pretentious 25-year-old brat review.

clientsfromhell:

So last week I tried using a language analogy for a client’s project. The project manager said the project was straight HTML/CSS when in fact it was C++.

To help him understand the problem I used this analogy: “Let’s say you’re asking me to write something in a specific language, I am fluent…

Man + Cat

Early morning

Early morning

humansofnewyork:

"My brother was killed when I was 13. There had been a fight at a nightclub, and my brother was not involved, but he was shot in the head as he tried to run away. He was very popular in my town, so there were many reporters and friends outside the hospital when I got there. When I walked in my mother was sitting in a chair, crying. She wouldn’t even look at me. She wouldn’t speak to me. Not only did I lose my brother that day, but I lost my mother too. Life from then on was about her suffering. She stayed home all day, she cried, she didn’t pay much attention to us. Nothing was allowed to be more important than her suffering. Nobody else was allowed to have important problems. Her pain had to be worse than everyone else’s. She preferred it that way."

thetechgets:

Here’s how iPhone’s camera will get even more amazing with iOS 8

The iPhone is already the most popular mobile camera out there, even though many other smartphone makers are putting more and more emphasis on the camera tech in the devices they ship. With iOS 8, Apple plans to further improve the camera experience of iPhone users by adding many manual controls that will help photography fanatics take even better pictures with the iPhone.

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thetechgets:

How new Xbox One games will be better without Kinect

Microsoft’s decision to unbundle Kinect from the Xbox One has been controversial among Xbox fans who worry that Kinect will never reach its full potential if developers believe that Microsoft has lost confidence in it. As it turns out, some of their worries might be justified.

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thetechgets:

Twitter adds GIF support to web, Android and iOS apps

Twitter introduced a much-awaited feature — GIF support. Users will now be able to view and share animated GIFs on Twitter.com and the official Android and iOS apps.

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