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v7.2 - moving along, a point increase at a time

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A blog about life in general, in as many languages as I can manage. Ενα ιστολόγιο περι ζωής, πολυγλωσσο - σε όσες γλωσσες εχω μεράκι να γράψω.

Δρακουλίνια

Τις προάλλες κοίταζα στο google images να βρω μερικές εικόνες από ελληνικά προϊόντα για ένα
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Unnecessary quotes

I've walked by this information board many times over the past month and I had never really noticed the un-necessary quotation marks. This morning I stopped and snapped a photo of it. I wonder what they mean by "off-peak" LOL :-)
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Adieu Geocities...

Just as I was reminiscing about the good ol' times of Web 1.0, Yahoo Chat, my email pen pals, and all the new people I met online as I entered college, here's another service that is biting the dust: Geocities.Way back when, before I paid for my own website, I designed and published my website on Geocities. The URL was somewhat obscure like geocities.com/starTrek/Sector/7440/username. You essentially
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Do we need a website?

Here's an interesting thought. Back in the early days of the internet, when Joe Shmoe wanted to have an internet presence, he needed to code in HTML, get some web space and have his website hosted. As that average Joe, I created my site first with Geocities's site builder, then through HTML, and eventually through RapidWeaver.Of course the question now is do we need to spend money on a hosting service?
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Web Monkeys?

I saw this on slashdot the other dayIt's more than 10 years since people started making a living writing web page markup, yet the job title (and role) has yet to settle down. Not only that, but there are different types of people who write markup: those that approach the craft as essentially an integration task, and those that see it as part of UI design overall. The situation is further complicated
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Που είναι ο τάδε;

Χτες έγραψα για μια στοίβα από παλιά αλληλογραφία. Όλο αυτό φυσικά δεν ήταν ξεκάρφωτα
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Mementos of a life past

Recently I was going through old correspondence that I had saved, you know, the old school type. The one that is handwritten, stamped and mailed. The one that you waited for a week or so to show up to its destination. Yeah, that one.In any case, along with handwritten letters, I also found out printouts of my first internet friendships and it struck me as intriguing that it's been ten year since I've
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Thoughts on the Terminator: SCC

This is pretty interesting. I saw the terminator season finale last week and I was quite amazed. On the one hand the series can end now and it will not be a major cliffhanger. Sure we don't know where John Henry went with Cameron's chip and John was been transported to the future where no one seems to know who he is but I see this as a setup for a sequel series or a series of movies (or comic books
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Το πάθημα έγινε μάθημα...

(ή αλλιώς Backup FAIL)Όπως γνωρίζεται το Pownce, μια υπηρεσία microblogging έκλεισε τον περασμένο Δεκέμβρη.
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Oktapodi

...or octapus in Greek.This is an awesome little animation
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