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Teak Roll top desk
Vintage Teak roll top desk with ample storage. Has a few scratches. In very good vintage condition.
Desk has a few scratches and a very small burn mark on top.
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yesterday
Calories in, calories out
Introduction How do we lose (or gain) weight?  Is it really as simple as “calories in, calories out” (i.e., eat less than you burn), or is what you eat more important than how…
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yesterday
All Rounder: M5 Swapped 2000 BMW 540i Touring | Bring a Trailer
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2 days ago
Ello Takes $5.5 Million in VC Money, Signs a Legally-Binding Charter to Never Sell Ads or Data
The team found a way to shackle themselves legally to their manifesto. Ello cofounders Lucian Föhr and Todd Berger at work in their design firm. (Photo via Berger & Föhr Update:…
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2 days ago
Talky 2 is Coming; A Word About Otalk | Blog
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2 days ago
The Only Thing I Have To Say About Gamer Gate | Felicia's Melange
But for the first time maybe in my life, on that Saturday afternoon, I walked towards that pair of gamers and I didn’t smile. I didn’t say hello. In fact, I crossed the street so I wouldn’t walk by them. Because after all the years of gamer love and inclusiveness, something had changed in me. A small voice of doubt in my brain now suspected that those guys and I might not be comrades after all. That they might not greet me with reflected friendliness, but contempt.
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2 days ago
The Zen Pencils Book – Order now
Just pre-ordered the book — I hope I can handle such a concentrated dose of inspiration!
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2 days ago
Save 80% on Gunpoint on Steam
Gunpoint is $2!
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Mess with security systems, throw yourself through windows.
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2 days ago
An Introduction to Dollar-Cost Averaging
“October: This is one of the peculiarly dangerous months to speculate in stocks. The others are July, January, September, April, November, May, March, June, December, August and…
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2 days ago
Angel City
This is a beautiful video by Gavin Heffernan, made from several mesmerizing time-lapse shoots of the Los Angeles cityscape captured on Canon EOS 6D DSLR cameras. As I watched it, marveling at its…
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2 days ago
Webstock '14: Liz Danzico - The Fringe Benefits of Quitting
While our design processes celebrate iteration and throwing things away, our culture scorns switching and quitting. We don’t celebrate stopping things, changing…
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2 days ago
Official Gmail Blog: An inbox that works for you
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3 days ago
Sachin Rekhi
I’ve had the chance to work with a variety of product managers across tech giants and startups alike. While there are many critical skills for being a world class product manager, I’ve…
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3 days ago
Lessons
The first ever Orbital Bootcamp has officially ended. No more weekly classes, reading assignments, and check-ins with guest advisors. Though we still have access to the Orbital workspace, we are now…
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3 days ago
What it took for Elon Musk’s SpaceX to disrupt Boeing, leapfrog NASA, and become a serious space company
This story has been corrected. The Space Exploration Technology rocket factory is a large, white hangar-like building near Los Angeles international airport, with a parking lot filled with late-model…
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3 days ago
How One Boy With Autism Became BFF With Apple’s Siri
Just how bad a mother am I? I wondered, as I watched my 13-year-old son deep in conversation with Siri. Gus has autism, and Siri, Apple’s “intelligent personal assistant” on the…
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3 days ago
Do It Anyway
I am bad at a lot of things. I am, in fact, bad at most things. Here is a brief list of just a few of the things at which I am bad:1. Brushing my teeth (my technique is all wrong)2. Flossing my teeth…
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4 days ago
James Tiberius Bull Schaefer by Aaron Bull Schaefer (elasticdog) on Mobypicture
. our baby, James Tiberius, is sad he won’t get to meet you when you’re in Spokane this Friday:
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4 days ago
Vidcode: A Coding App Created with Girls in Mind by Alexandra Diracles & Melissa Halfon — Kickstarter
RT : 24 hours left to back VidCode, a video-effects coding platform to teach girls programming. Help get them over $30K
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5 days ago
Amazon’s Monopsony Is Not O.K.
Amazon.com, the giant online retailer, has too much power, and it uses that power in ways that hurt America.O.K., I know that was kind of abrupt. But I wanted to get the central point out there right…
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5 days ago
What will it take to run a 2 hour marathon?
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5 days ago
Marc Andreessen on Why Optimism Is Safest Bet -- NYMag
The name for what describes here is 'cronyism,' not 'meritocracy' (via )
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5 days ago
The MOOC Revolution That Wasn’t
Editor’s note: Dan Friedman is the co-founder of Thinkful. Three years ago this week, Sebastian Thrun recorded his Stanford class on Artificial Intelligence, released it online to a…
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5 days ago
Nvidia details 64-bit Denver Tegra K1, claims Haswell-class performance for first 64-bit Android chip
Nvidia has finally taken the wraps off its 64-bit Denver CPU core — and, well, let’s just say that the 64-bit Android race just got a lot more interesting. The Denver CPU will be…
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5 days ago
Cool Tools – Work Sharp WSKTS Knife and Tool Sharpener
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6 days ago
Hypercritical: About My Yosemite Review
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6 days ago
Middling - Waxy.org
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7 days ago
Of Flying Cars and the Declining Rate of Profit
A secret question hovers over us, a sense of disappointment, a broken promise we were given as children about what our adult world was supposed to be like. I am referring not to the standard false…
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9 days ago
Lockheed says makes breakthrough on fusion energy project
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Lockheed Martin Corp said on Wednesday it had made a technological breakthrough in developing a power source based on nuclear fusion, and the first reactors, small enough to…
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9 days ago
The Features That Matter on Your Next Router (and the Ones That Don't)
Shopping for a router used to be as simple as buying the thing everyone said was good. These days, you have to understand a ton of technical terms, from "beamforming" to "MIMO" and "dual band". Some…
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10 days ago
What Every Man Should Know About Sleep
This post is brought to you by Tuft & Needle. Tuft & Needle makes quality mattresses and offers them for an honest price. Exclusively available online and made in the USA, the mattress…
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10 days ago
Drafts 4 Review
Drafts is one of my all-time favorite apps on iOS, not only for its amazing utility, but also because it was the app that got me started writing about technology, so it has a special place in my…
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10 days ago
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Civil Forfeiture (HBO) - YouTube
This John Oliver piece on the Kafkaesque phenomenon of civil forfeiture in the US is amazing:

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10 days ago
MoPad: opennews-calls-Oct15
We're on the today talking about where we're headed and the positions we're hiring for! Come ask your Qs!
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10 days ago
Tech jobs: Minorities have degrees, but don't get hired
Tech companies are under growing pressure to diversify their workforces, which are predominantly white, Asian and male.(Photo: Getty Images/Creatas RF)SAN FRANCISCO – Top universities turn out…
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10 days ago
Must-Read Software Development Books - Chad Fowler
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10 days ago
Programmers are Binary Systems | Virtuous Code
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10 days ago
Why Inequality Matters
A 700-page treatise on economics translated from French is not exactly a light summer read—even for someone with an admittedly high geek quotient. But this past July, I felt compelled to read…
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11 days ago
Brad Fitzpatrick on the future of the Go programming language (1.4, 1.5, & 2.0)
Authored by smcquay photo credit: Nicolas Ravelli Brad Fitzpatrick (@bradfitz) is a member of the Go team and the creator of memcached, OpenID and LiveJournal. He…
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11 days ago
Famous Names
A great name, one consultant says, “takes reality and just alters it a little bit.” Credit Seymour Chwast I
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11 days ago
Elided Branches: When Defining Reality, Don't Forget To Deliver Hope
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11 days ago
Strange Loop
Last year and this year, I flew to St. Louis to attend Strange Loop. I’ve attended several conferences, a few hackathons, and plenty of local meetups throughout the past two years and Strange…
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11 days ago
Google Is Set to Lead a Huge Investment in Magic Leap, a Company That Says It Can Deliver "Cinematic Reality"
Google and other investors are planning a huge investment in Magic Leap, a secretive but boastful company building hardware and software it says will deliver “cinematic reality.”…
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11 days ago
Weezer’s Rivers Cuomo Will Not Die in Obscurity
Rivers Cuomo has Peter Parker syndrome. The diminutive leader of Weezer has great power, but he routinely struggles with the responsibility that comes with it — to himself, to his fans, to…
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11 days ago
Distributed is not necessarily more scalable than centralized
Centralized is not necessarily unscalable!  Many people automatically associate centralized with unscalable, and distributed with scalable. And, this is getting ridiculous. In the Spring…
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11 days ago
Rachel Binx, Meshu/Gifpop! - XOXO Festival (2014)
Data visualizer Rachel Binx is co-founder of Gifpop!, a tool to make lenticular-printed cards from animated GIFs, made possible by a Kickstarter project last...
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12 days ago
Pugh Decision Matrix | Lean Software Engineering
A simple tool for methodically making a choice from several alternatives. It can be easily done with any spreadsheet. The technique often called Pugh Concept Selection. “Pugh” comes from its originator, Stuart Pugh.
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12 days ago
2014 Subaru Outback 2.5i Premium, $27,180 - Cars.com
New 2014 Subaru Outback with 6-speed manual transmission in Hartford, CT
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13 days ago
Top 10 Ways To Be a Male Advocate for Technical Women
Below are ten ways male advocates say they support technical women and promote diversity efforts in their organizations. Use these ideas to influence your own efforts. Listen to women's stories Male…
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13 days ago
Behind League of Legends, E-Sports’s Main Attraction
When the company behind one of the world’s most popular video games, League of Legends, started organizing tournaments — noisy events where professional players compete under huge…
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13 days ago
83k-Mile 2002 Saab 9-3 Viggen | Bring a Trailer
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13 days ago
Trouble at the Koolaid Point
Most of the back-story is not important, and I hope to never have to talk about it again, but here’s the relevant bits:In 2007, I was the target of a several-week long escalating harassment…
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17 days ago
~ford
Hello my name is Paul Ford. I set up tilde.club accidentally. You can send me email at ford@ftrain.com. my web journal October 6, 2014 I've been hankering to return to the old lo-fi form of writing…
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17 days ago
Writing assertive code with Elixir
Functional languages are typically great languages for writing assertive code and Elixir is no exception. In this blog post, I would like to discuss some anti-patterns I have seen in Elixir code and…
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17 days ago
The Limits of Friendship
Credit Photograph by Nick Hannes/Hollandse Hoogte/Redux Robin Dunbar came up with his eponymous number almost by accident. The University of Oxford anthropologist and psychologist (then at University…
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17 days ago
Grace Hopper speakers
As part of our ongoing series, engineers share insights into life at Pinterest. Here, Andrea Burbank, Tracy Chou, Sahana Rajasekar, and Kelsey Stemmler discuss their participation in the annual Grace…
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17 days ago
2005 SAABARU 92X AERO WRX WAGON
2005 SAAB 92X AERO ( WRX ) WAGON. AWD TURBO 5 SPD LEATHER SUNROOF HEATED SEATS 100% BONE STOCK NEW TIMING BELT LOW MILES $11000 OBO
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17 days ago
Not a Manifesto - Charlie's Diary
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18 days ago
Rambles around computer science
Diverting trains of thought, wasting precious time Tue, 07 Oct 2014 Seven deadly sins of talking about “types” My essay “In Search of Types” attempts to be a dispassionate…
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18 days ago
Night’s Slow Poison
Tor.com is honored to reprint “Night’s Slow Poison,” a short story by Ann Leckie originally published in 2012 by Electric Velocipede. Ann Leckie’s debut novel Ancillary…
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18 days ago
Chewing the Fat With Diet “Journalist” Gary Taubes
The views expressed are those of the author and are not necessarily those of Scientific American. Weight-loss research has generated headlines lately, leading me to wonder what my pal Gary Taubes is…
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18 days ago
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