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Gigasecond

One gigasecond is: 1,000,000,000 seconds 11574.074 days (1 day is 84,600 seconds) 31.688738506811430964562103462971 gregorian years (365.2425 days) 2 Gs = 63.377477013622861929124206925941 gregorian years 3 Gs = 95.066215520434292893686310388913 gregorian years 4 Gs = 126.75495402724572385824841385188 gregorian years

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Institute for the Future

The Institute for the Future is is a 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation founded in 1968 by a group of former RAND Corporation researchers with a grant from the Ford Foundation to take leading-edge research methodologies into the public and business sectors. … Continue reading

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Remote desktop over VPN

Having work on Windows Remote Desktop over VPN and cell phone network, it was an opportunity to check how much bandwidth one could use. Probably it would depend how many screen is user flipping through, but answer is about 1 … Continue reading

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Typescript in jEdit

Java based editor jEdit allows to syntax highlight plethora of languages and their file extensions. Adding typescript highlighting can be as simple as exiting file jEdit/modes/catalog. One can take advantage of the fact, that the typescript is an extension of … Continue reading

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Borrelia mayonii

More to worry about ticks in Minnesota, as The New York Times reports about new species spreading Lyme diseases: Borrelia mayonii, discovered at Mayo Clinic, Rochester MN. Borrelia mayonii in a laboratory dish. Credit: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and … Continue reading

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Shed of Science

It’s good to know, that there is serious science done here in Minnesota, like Shed of Science by Russell Durkee. It’s recognized as an astronomical observatory H35 by IAU Minor Planet Center. R. Durkee was recognized in years 2009 and … Continue reading

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Angular2 resources

Angular2 is few weeks in beta version already, so it’s time to get familiar with this promising javascript framework. Here is list of incomplete, though growing resources, without any particular order angular.io blog.thoughtram.io/categories/angular-2/ victorsavkin.com blog.ng-book.com learnangular2.com orizens.com angularjs.blogspot.com angular-tips.com dunebook.com … Continue reading

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100 000 miles

This morning January 29, 2016 odometer in garage showed at 7:56 99,999 miles, so it was opportunity to take picture, and also to take picture of the palindrom 100001 two miles and few minutes later at 8:04. Notice that temperature … Continue reading

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Learning by example

Software magazine has published article Learning by example from Mike Hansen, and one has to only agree, that applying supply chain principles to software development is a good direction. …there are significant opportunities to make performance gains by optimizing supply … Continue reading

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Progress Bar

<style> .ProgressBar { width: 300px; /*ProgressBar width*/ background-color: gray; margin-top: 1px; position: relative; height: 60px; border-radius: 5px; } .ProgressbarMeter { width: 59.555%; /*Percetage width of the ProgressbarMeter*/ background-color: green; margin-top: 3px; height: 54px; border-radius: 5px; position: absolute; } </style> <div … Continue reading

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