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Marc Andreessen on Why Optimism Is Always the Safest Bet - New York Magazine

Mon, 2014-10-20 20:42

New York Magazine

Marc Andreessen on Why Optimism Is Always the Safest Bet
New York Magazine
There are two fundamental problems that are resulting in what a lot of people believe is discrimination, and these are the problems that I think need to be solved. ... It's like critiquing dos 1.0 and saying that this will never turn into the Windows ...

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Own a Samsung 840 EVO? Download this fix for slow read speeds - PC Gamer

Mon, 2014-10-20 18:30

PC Gamer

Own a Samsung 840 EVO? Download this fix for slow read speeds
PC Gamer
Currently the tool is only available for Windows. However, Samsung says it is working on a version for OS X and Linux machines. The restoration tool will also not work with 840 ... if you're not experiencing any noticeable read performance issues, if ...

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The Power of Metaphorical Thinking - Huffington Post

Mon, 2014-10-20 18:05

Huffington Post

The Power of Metaphorical Thinking
Huffington Post
I sat and watched as these minute tiny creatures crawled through a tiny crack in the window sash, over the edge, onto the wall, down onto the carpet, across the carpet to an obscure location behind a table, and back across. Two lines of gentry, one ...

Essex Junction reader has porch problem - BurlingtonFreePress.com

Mon, 2014-10-20 16:28

BurlingtonFreePress.com

Essex Junction reader has porch problem
BurlingtonFreePress.com
The second solution is to enclose the porch with a combination of clapboards over the railing, windows, and a sliding glass door. They also said that I should insulate the bottom of the porch floor from the basement before winter comes. I'm concerned ...

New Report Says Microsoft Smartwatch Due Soon - Windows IT Pro

Mon, 2014-10-20 15:04

Windows IT Pro

New Report Says Microsoft Smartwatch Due Soon
Windows IT Pro
The Forbes report contains a few details that match what I previously discussed on the podcast, that Microsoft's first-party wearable would be cross-platform—i.e. support Windows/Phone, Android and iOS—would provide notifications, and would be more ...
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How Gun-Control Legislation Is Affecting This Election - Forbes

Mon, 2014-10-20 14:15

Forbes

How Gun-Control Legislation Is Affecting This Election
Forbes
Treating these otherwise law-abiding citizens as a problem to be solved is having an impact—much of it off the mainstream radar—on this election and will influence the 2016 presidential race. To get a sense how deep this runs I imbedded with a ...

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For $138, Zmartframe Turns an Old Monitor into a Second PC - Yahoo Tech

Mon, 2014-10-20 12:01

Yahoo Tech

For $138, Zmartframe Turns an Old Monitor into a Second PC
Yahoo Tech
I suspect that part of the problem is confusion: The Indiegogo page actually lists two products — the ZmartframeMax (a very different idea) and this one, the Zmartframe. You have to scroll wayyyyyyy down the page ... That's not the most high-tech ...

Internet driver not working after Windows 7 re-install - Tom's Hardware

Mon, 2014-10-20 05:00

Internet driver not working after Windows 7 re-install
Tom's Hardware
I bought a desktop computer from a friend after he decided to downgrade, great deal, and he is completely trustworthy, but the only problem was it was a pirated version of Windows, and the SSD was packed to the brim with editing software and other ...

GEEK TO ME: Reader who had problem with Bill now has Java issue - Odessa American

Sun, 2014-10-19 22:51

GEEK TO ME: Reader who had problem with Bill now has Java issue
Odessa American
Question: Thanks to your recent guidance, I have firewalled Bill Gates' imps and corrected the problem they caused by sending me stuff they think I should have but which I have no idea why I need it. You've probably forgotten (Geek Note: No, I haven't ...

Two years of Wood County Health inspection reports - Wisconsin Rapids Tribune

Sun, 2014-10-19 21:55

Wisconsin Rapids Tribune

Two years of Wood County Health inspection reports
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune
For higher-risk infractions, the inspectors might make a second visit to learn whether the problem is fixed. The Daily Tribune will review and report the results of Wood ... Burger King No. 5278: 1015 N. Central Ave., Marshfield; Feb. 26, 2013: Three ...

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Microsoft's AutoTag leverages your Facebook account to automatically tag ... - VentureBeat

Sun, 2014-10-19 19:59

Microsoft's AutoTag leverages your Facebook account to automatically tag ...
VentureBeat
Unfortunately, as with many Microsoft Research projects, it's not likely a tool that would catch on: this is a solution to a problem that spans more than just Windows devices, and it's being largely solved by Facebook's own automatic-tagging technology.

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You Can Look It Up: The Wikipedia Story - Daily Beast

Sun, 2014-10-19 16:34

Daily Beast

You Can Look It Up: The Wikipedia Story
Daily Beast
“An early memory was of the windows in our house rattling when they were testing the rockets. The space program .... “Jeremy showed me Ward's wiki in December 2000 and said it might solve our problem,” Wales recalled, adding that when Sanger showed him ...

Asus EeeBook X205 $199 Windows laptop coming in November - Liliputing

Sun, 2014-10-19 13:37

Liliputing

Asus EeeBook X205 $199 Windows laptop coming in November
Liliputing
The Asus EeeBook X205 is a portable Windows notebook with an 11.6 inch display, up to 12 hours of battery life, and a case that measures just 0.7 inches thick and weighs 2.2 pounds. Asus pretty much created the netbook market when it launched the first ...

Police: 2 fatal shootings in Chelsea overnight - WCVB Boston

Sun, 2014-10-19 10:45

Police: 2 fatal shootings in Chelsea overnight
WCVB Boston
"This is a crime of terrible violence that can be solved with the public's help." Bullet holes could be seen in the windows of the building. Police are ... Chelsea City Councilor Joseph Perlatonda said violent crime remains a major problem in the ...

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Fairbanksans shine in innovation competition - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Sun, 2014-10-19 06:33

Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Fairbanksans shine in innovation competition
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
Dellaire went to the store, gathered several parts and spent an afternoon putting them together to create a device that solved the problem his brother and others had endured for years. “I'm just a guy who tried to help my brother out,” Dellaire told ...

'Am I being catfished?' An author confronts her number one online critic - The Guardian

Sat, 2014-10-18 22:07

The Guardian

'Am I being catfished?' An author confronts her number one online critic
The Guardian
In my case, I became a BBA by writing about issues such as PTSD, sex and deer hunting without moralising on these topics. .... Opening a new internet window, I absent-mindedly returned to stalking Blythe Harris. ..... The mystery didn't feel 100% solved.

This is why health care will finally be forced to automate - VentureBeat

Sat, 2014-10-18 20:31

VentureBeat

This is why health care will finally be forced to automate
VentureBeat
That would just be throwing more (expensive) bodies at the problem. Continuing to demand that providers work even harder isn't a solution either. Over just a few decades, the number of patients that a provider sees daily has climbed from around a dozen ...

3ware 9650SE windows 7 won't boot past splash screen - Tom's Hardware

Sat, 2014-10-18 18:10

3ware 9650SE windows 7 won't boot past splash screen
Tom's Hardware
Thanks for the advice I really do appreciate it. This has been driving me crazy lol. well just do it one at a time so you can isolate which one is at fault. no problem..any way we can help.. oh btw Please Pick A Solution, If our Answer Solved Your ...

Print Hammermill app makes for accessible printing services - Red and Black

Sat, 2014-10-18 14:10

Red and Black

Print Hammermill app makes for accessible printing services
Red and Black
Printing on the go can be stressful and difficult for college students, but the makers of the Print Hammermill App may have a solution to the problem. The app was created by International Paper Company with the partnership of a technology company ...

Who needs all-flash arrays? - Tech Page One

Sat, 2014-10-18 14:09

Tech Page One

Who needs all-flash arrays?
Tech Page One
The RAID controller issue is one reason an all-flash array is preferable to a hybrid SSD/HDD array. Larger SANs might benefit from multiple ... During this time, they max out their IO needs. To get a sense of the IO impact, my desktop boots Windows ...