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v6.2.3 - moving along, a point increase at a time

Η Αριστεία και η σημαία

Εδώ και κάνα δύο εβδομάδες γίνεται (ή γινόταν) ένα μπάχαλο επειδή πρώτον θέλουν ο σημαιοφόρος σε παρελάσεις να γίνετε με κλήρωση (στις τελευταίες τάξεις του δημοτικού), και θέλουν να καταργηθεί η έπαρση της σημαίας κάθε
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How to get rid of Magikarp...

From last week's (or from two weeks ago?) Gamercat - how to get rid of your Magikarp... I do wonder if anyone is still playing that game (Magikarp jump). I found it dull and repetitive.
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This week in Russia

It seems that it's been a while since I've listed to Russian music...so I guess I'll make August Russian-music month. This isn't a new song, but I'm still looking for updated russian charts.  The song is Под звуки поцелуев, which translates to "the sound of kisses". Под звуки поцелуев by Ольга БузоваVerdict: My Russian is beyond rusty (falling part,
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Sev TNG: Jazz humor...or not

This one didn't really resonate with me these days. Yes, it makes sense for Riker - given his interest in Jazz, but I think the alternate submission of " We could use it as a hood ornament for the Enterprize" was a little better.(original archive here)
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Review: Teaching Crowds: Learning and Social Media

Teaching Crowds: Learning and Social Media by John DronMy rating: 5 of 5 stars I've had both a physical and a digital copy of this book for ages, but only really gone through select passages since I've had it. This time around I read through it cover to cover. It's interesting to read about sets, nets, groups, and collectives, and how they are instantiated using various technologies. I
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Rip. Mix. Burn!

I was recently reminded of Apple's Rip. Mix. Burn ad campaign.  I remember at the time there were some MP3 players on the market (no iPod yet) which had an amazing 15MB of space on them, and SD cards cost a fortune.  Nice proof of concept, but CDs were way cheaper. If course, by that time, I was already Rip, Mix, Burning.  The software to mix (actually mix, not just re-arrange tracks)
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Star Trek Online, Season 14

With Star Trek Las Vegas upon us, STO has announced some really interesting stuff coming down the pike, including captain Georgi LaForge, revamped Galaxy-class ships, and TNG Skants! I think that last one made me smile uncontrollably ;-)  The Lukari and the Kentari seem to be kissing and making up for past aggression, and the Jem Hadar are back! When I saw the trailer (below) yesterday I expected
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Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow | Done

Continuing with my exploration of "the classics" (of two console generations ago), I've been playing Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow. The game originally came out for the original xbox, and I've been playing it on backward compatibility.  I didn't really notice any hickups in the single player game.   The title comes from the main bad guy of the series, Sadono, who calls his sleeper cells
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This week in Greece

I was actually looking to go to my mail the other day, when I mistakely put in μα in my URL bar... Instead of mail, it took me to search results where I discovered a new song...Μα Εγώ by Στέλιος ΡόκκοςVerdict: κλαψουριάρικο χαχα.  Εντάξει, δεν είναι και άσχημο, αλλά πρέπει να είσαι προετοιμασμένος για
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Sev TNG: I mean, have you looked at the other guy?

It's hard to believe, but I guess life imitates art. A couple of weeks ago the Democratic Party in the US unveiled their new slogan: I mean, have you seen the other guys?  (link to TheHill.com). I guess someone's got to make the Federation look good with all those badmirals running around :p (original archive here)
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