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Amazing Story! 70-Year-Old Woman Steals the Western States Show

It was one of the most dramatic finishes in 42 years of the Western States Endurance Run—and it wasn’t for first place. With just 90 seconds left before the 30-hour cutoff time and 300 meters to go in the 100.2 mile race on Sunday, Gunhild Swanson, 70, of Spokane Valley, Washington, dug deep to became…

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Clever Illustrations Reveal the Two Kinds of People There Are in the World – My Modern Met

Are you the type to cut your sandwich in half or portion it into triangles? What about dog-earring a book page rather than using a bookmark? Depending on your personality, you’ll probably have a distinct preference for both those scenarios. The clever Tumblr called 2 Kinds of People is full of these situations that show…

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LOVE… LOVE ENDURES – TIME…

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Timelapse Sisyphus 1 on Vimeo

  Bruce Shapiro is making some cool art – TAOMC.com “Motion Control” is an industry term for computer-controlled movement in applications like robotics and CNC.  The technology has revolutionized  industrial  production and more  design,  but until recently was extremely expensive and complex. I have spent the past 25 years dedicated to exploring motion control as a new medium for…

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View Javascript Events Fired on Element in Google Chrome

Hit F12 or open Dev Tools Click the Sources tab On right-hand side, scroll down to “Event Listener”, and expand tree Click on the events you want to listen for. Interact with the target element, if they fire you will get a break point in the debugger Similarly, you can right click on the target element…

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The programming talent myth [LWN.net]

Interesting article on the “real programmer” Jacob Kaplan-Moss is known for his work on Django but, as he would describe in his PyCon 2015 keynote, many think he had more to do with its creation than he actually did. While his talk ranged quite a bit, the theme covered something that software development organizations—and open…

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