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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.

iPod, I am your father!

This seems a little dated these days, I mean...what "kids these days" will remember an iPod classic? ;-)  That said, here's another find from stories from the facebook wall
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Ημέρα των ευχαριστιών, και η «Μαύρη Παρασκευή»

Χρόνια πολλά σε όλους. Χτες είχαμε την Ημέρα των Ευχαριστιών (Thanksgiving), μία από τις αργίες στην Αμερική, και σήμερα είναι η «Μαύρη Παρασκευή» (λες να πάμε για ψώνια;) Προχτές προσπαθούσαν να θυμηθώ εάν είχα γράψει κάτι για
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SevTrek: So...what do we do now?

This comic strip of Jurassic Trek makes us wonder what do people do between arriving at destinations? Off to the recreation room? ;-)(original archive here)
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Star Trek Renegades (near the end?)

The Star Trek: Renegades kickstarter, as of this writing, still has about 10 days to go, and they still need another $100k to raise their minimum goals for creating episode 2.  The stretch goal for this, at least the first one, is $600k, which I really doubt that they will make.  The first stretch goal means that they will also make episode 3 in this round.  While the story of Renegades
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Όχι τέτοιο check-in

Αστείο από το facebook, via Margo ap.
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Liberty and Security

A little something found on facebook. A little social commentary after the terrorist attacks on Paris in November 2015:
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SevTrek: Cheap looking Toycorder

This comic strip of Jurassic Trek makes fun of the limited budgets of 1960s television production ;-)(original archive here)
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Captain Pike (Kickstarter #2)

Seems like Captain Pike is back, with a second kickstarter (or is it an indiegogo campaign?) going to finish off episode 1. It looks quite promising, and it's the second fan film (or independent Star Trek production in case people are offended by the term 'fan film') that takes a character from the original Trek series, that we've seen once on screen, and getting their back story.  Wonder how
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Niiiiiiiiim!

I was meaning for that to sound a bit like the iconic "khaaaaaan" yell, but oh well - fell flat a bit.  Not talking about Nim Chimpsky here, the famous chimp from the language study at Columbia, but rather Num Shandu, the Castithan general who lead the charge on Defiance (and lost).  Seems like he needed some cybernetics in order to get him back to working order again.  In any case,
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Windows 10, out for a spin

Sure, Windows 10 isn't "new" any more, and there are enough people out there that upgraded so that they could get that annoying popup to go away, but as an enterprise user I am happy to not have had to deal with that "do you want to upgrade now?" (they should have used Clippy to make those announcements) :-)With work done at my home, and my work computers resting for now, it seemed like a good time
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