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Last feed update: Saturday July 2nd, 2016 03:32:31 AM
UTA Institute of Urban Studies to investigate walkability of downtown Dallas Friday July 1st, 2016 04:00:00 AM
(University of Texas at Arlington) Students from CAPPA's Institute of Urban Studies at The University of Texas at Arlington are embarking on an analysis of pedestrian traffic along 184 street segments and 66 intersections throughout downtown. The results will be used to further understand the street-level experience for people who work, live and visit downtown.

2016 Dirac Medal for Physics to Chapman University's Visiting Professor Sandu Popescu Friday July 1st, 2016 04:00:00 AM
(Chapman University) Professor Sandu Popescu from the University of Bristol and Distinguished Visiting Professor and founding member of the Institute for Quantum Studies (IQS) at Chapman University in California, has won the 2016 Dirac Medal in Physics for his research on fundamental aspects of quantum physics.

Colorado County adopts NIST community resilience guidelines Friday July 1st, 2016 04:00:00 AM
(National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)) The Boulder County Collaborative, a partnership of Boulder County, Colorado, communities formed in response to the catastrophic floods that struck the region in September 2013, has used the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) 'Community Resilience Planning Guide for Buildings and Infrastructure Systems' to develop and adopt its own resilience design performance standard for community facilities and infrastructure systems. This marks one ...

Researcher pursues new applications for 'hot' electrons Friday July 1st, 2016 04:00:00 AM
(University of Houston) Three years after his discovery of porous gold nanoparticles -- gold nanoparticles that offer a larger surface area because of their porous nature -- a University of Houston researcher is continuing to explore the science and potential applications.

Decoding the complete genome of the Mediterranean's most emblematic tree: The olive Friday July 1st, 2016 04:00:00 AM
(Center for Genomic Regulation) A team of scientists from three Spanish centers has sequenced, for the first time ever, the complete genome of the olive tree. The results have been just published today in the Open Access journal GigaScience. This work will facilitate genetic improvement for production of olives and olive oil, two key products in the Spanish economy and diet. The specimen sequenced is an olive tree of the Farga variety, one of the most widespread in eastern Spain, and over 1,300 years old.

Women's connections in extreme networks Friday July 1st, 2016 04:00:00 AM
(University of Miami) A team of researchers at the University of Miami who examined the role of women in extreme networks or organizations, such as terrorist groups dispelled the common assumption that women are lured into these dangerous environments solely to offer support while men are recruited and tend to be the key players. Instead, the researchers found, women are better connected within the network, essentially becoming the glue holding the system together, fueling its vitality and survival.

3-D paper-based microbial fuel cell operating under continuous flow condition Friday July 1st, 2016 04:00:00 AM
(World Scientific) A team of researchers from the Iowa State University in Ames, IA has demonstrated a proof-of-concept three-dimensional paper-based microbial fuel cell (MFC) that could take advantage of capillary action to guide the liquids through the MFC system and to eliminate the need for external power. Their report appears in the forthcoming issue of the journal TECHNOLOGY.

Australian researchers have developed ultra-accurate synchronization tech for largest telescope Friday July 1st, 2016 04:00:00 AM
(International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research) Last week, a team of Australian researchers successfully completed 'Astronomical Verification' of a critical sub-system of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) -- the forthcoming radio telescope that will be the largest and most sensitive on Earth.

When suppressing immunity is a good thing Friday July 1st, 2016 04:00:00 AM
(Hokkaido University) A receptor, first known for its role in mediating the harmful effects of the environmental pollutant dioxin in our body, is now understood to play other important roles in modulating the innate immune response.

Electronic tablets speed stroke care during patient transport, study finds Friday July 1st, 2016 04:00:00 AM
(University of Virginia Health System) The approach was just as accurate as a bedside assessment by a neurologist, which could allow for better transport decisions by the EMS team and potentially faster treatment of the patient once at the hospital.


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Last feed update: Saturday July 2nd, 2016 03:32:31 AM
DVD Player Found In Tesla Autopilot Crash, Says Florida Officials Saturday July 2nd, 2016 03:30:00 AM
An anonymous reader quotes a report from Reuters: A digital video disc player was found in the Tesla car that was on autopilot when its driver was killed in a collision with a truck in May, Florida Highway Patrol officials said on Friday. "There was a portable DVD player in the vehicle," said Sergeant Kim Montes of the FHP in a telephone interview. She said there was no camera found, mounted on the dash or of any kind, in the wreckage. A lawyer for a truck driver involved in the accident with the Tesla told ...

Facebook Messenger Now Has 11,000 Bots Saturday July 2nd, 2016 01:25:00 AM
An anonymous reader writes: Three months after Facebook announced a platform for building bots that operate inside its Messenger app, Messenger chief David Marcus said in a blog post that more than 11,000 bots have been created. He also said 23,000 more developers have signed up to use tools provided by, a Facebook acquisition that automates conversational interactions between users and businesses. Facebook has yet to announce any numbers regarding how many users actually use the bots, but developers ...

Security Researcher Publishes How-To Guide To Crack Android Full Disk Encryption Saturday July 2nd, 2016 12:45:00 AM
An anonymous reader writes: Google first implemented Full Disk Encryption in Android by default with Android 5.0 Lollipop in an effort to prevent criminals or government agencies from gaining unauthorized access to one's data. What it does is it encodes all the data on a user's Android device before it's ever written to disk using a user's authentication code. Once it is encrypted, it can only be decrypted if the user enters his/her password. However, security researcher Gal Beniamini has discovered issues with ...

Senate Staffers Will No Longer Be Issued BlackBerry Devices Saturday July 2nd, 2016 12:05:00 AM
An anonymous reader writes: Senate staffers will no longer be issued BlackBerry devices. According to Politico, a note sent to staffers on Wednesday said the Senate had no choice after BlackBerry decided to discontinue devices running its own BlackBerry 10 software. "Once we have exhausted our current in-house stock, new device procurements will be limited, while supplies last, to warranty exchanges only," reads the Sergeant at Arms note. The 600 BlackBerry smartphones currently in the Senate's possession will ...

Slackware 14.2 Released, Still Systemd-Free Friday July 1st, 2016 11:25:00 PM
sombragris writes: Slackware, the oldest GNU/Linux distribution still in active maintenance, was released just minutes ago. Slackware is noted for being the most Unix-like of all Linux distributions. While sporting kernel 4.4.14 and GCC 5.3, other goodies include Perl 5.22.2, Python 2.7.11, Ruby 2.2.5, Subversion 1.9.4, git-2.9.0, mercurial-3.8.2, KDE 4.14.21 (KDE 4.14.3 with kdelibs-4.14.21) Xfce 4.12.1... and no systemd! According to the ChangeLog: "The long development cycle (the Linux community has lately ...

Microsoft Will Be Largest Infrastructure As A Service Vendor By 2019, Says Morgan Stanley Survey Friday July 1st, 2016 10:45:00 PM
An anonymous reader writes from a report via GeekWire: According to Morgan Stanley's 2016 CIO Survey of 100 CIOs (75 CIOs based in the U.S., and 25 based in Europe), Microsoft's Azure will overtake Amazon Web Services (AWS) by 2019 to become the largest Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS). The survey finds that roughly 31 percent of the CIOs will be using Azure for IaaS, compared to roughly 30 percent using AWS. Today, roughly 21 percent are using AWS and 12 percent are using ...

Man Who Teaches People How To Repair Their MacBooks Alludes To Apple Lawsuit Friday July 1st, 2016 10:05:00 PM
New submitter alzoron writes: After the failure of New York's Fair Repair Act, independent third-party unauthorized Apple repair shops seem to be under attack. Louis Rossmann, owner of Rossman Repair Group, INC has uploaded a somewhat vague video alluding to his Youtube site, where he posts videos about repairing out of warranty repairs, possibly being shut down. Several sources (Reddit, Mac Kung Fu, 9to5Mac) have been speculating about this and whether or not Apple is behind this. Game Revolution reported on ...

Frontier Teams With AT&T To Block Google Fiber Access To Utility Poles Friday July 1st, 2016 09:25:00 PM
An anonymous reader writes from a report via Ars Technica: Frontier submitted a court filing last week supporting ATT's efforts to sue local governments in Louisville and Jefferson County, Kentucky to stop a new ordinance designed to give Google Fiber and similar companies access to utility poles. They're concerned the ordinances will spread to other states. Frontier's filing said, "the issues raised by the case may have important implications for Frontier's business and may impact the development of law in ...

HP Rolls Out Device-as-a-Service for PCs, Printers Friday July 1st, 2016 08:45:00 PM
HP says it plans to provide companies with personal computers and other devices as part of a service. Corporate customers of HP's new initiative dubbed "device-as-a-service" will be able to pay a fixed monthly fee per employee for devices, eliminating the need to pay the retail cost upfront for hardware. From a report on eWeek:The Palo Alto, Calif.-based company unveiled a DaaS (device-as-a-service) initiative, one that has already been up and running with several of its clients for the last few months. As more ...

Security Researcher Gets Threats Over Amazon Review Friday July 1st, 2016 08:05:00 PM
Kate Conger, reporting for TechCrunch:Amazon retailers sometimes go to extreme lengths to guarantee good reviews, as security developer Matthew Garrett recently discovered when he wrote a one-star review of an internet-connected electric socket. When Garrett politely pointed out that the socket in question was woefully insecure, he received emails from the manufacturer claiming that the review would get employees fired and that other reviewers were campaigning to get Garrett's review taken down. The socket in ...

TIR Home

The Idaho Chapter of the Tripoli Rocketry Association

Last feed update: Saturday July 2nd, 2016 03:32:32 AM
Annual Meeting Tuesday September 30th, 2014 01:03:21 PM (Administrator)
We completed our annual meeting Friday Jan 8, 2016. The new launch schedule can be found on the launch schedule page of this site. A couple of launch schedule notes. SPUDRoc will occur April 30, May 1 as the primary dates. If we move it, the backup will be two weeks later to avoid Mother's Day. The Bird's of Prey primary date is Oct 1 as a single day launch. We will decide in September whether to change it to a two day launch. We may also move it later in the month. Officers remain the same as last year. Greg ...

Next TIR Launch Tuesday September 21st, 2010 07:00:00 AM
We are  NO GO for flying June 4/5. BLM fire risk is too high. Equipment set-up at 9:30a.m. with the 40,000' AGL waiver activated from 10am until 6pm or until there are no more rockets flying.  Port-a-potties will be on site.  Spectators are welcome to attend, but are forewarned that high-power rocketry is an inherently dangerous activity and observers assume all risk.  Please, no pets allowed, per BLM rules. Insured non-members* are welcome to fly with us.  Those over 18 may pay a $5 launch fee (under ...

Next TIR Meeting Saturday March 6th, 2010 12:00:00 AM
The next informal meeting of the Tripoli Idaho rocketry club will be held on Wednesday June 1st, 6:30 p.m. at the Idaho Pizza Company, 7100 Fairview Ave. near Cole Rd. Everyone is welcome!   Join us.

Deep Roots Media

HD Video - Post Production - Motion graphics - Web Video

Last feed update: Saturday July 2nd, 2016 03:32:33 AM
Red Bull: Avaatara Tuesday January 5th, 2016 10:20:32 PM admin
A rock climbing 1st ascent, by David Lama, out of the other worldly Baatara Gorge in Lebanon. David named the Route “Avaatara”, a combination of the place Baatara and the movie title “Avatar” that the gorge resembles. Client: Red Bull Production Services: Novus Select – Corey Rich Productions Director: Corey Rich Director of Photography: Dane Henry Aerial & MoVI:... read more >

The Noble Spirt Documentary Tuesday April 8th, 2014 09:04:18 PM admin
“In December 2010, ski adventurer and world traveler Fred Noble was diagnosed with ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Since his diagnosis, Fred has dedicated his time to raising funds and awareness about the disease. Fred has faced this final, most challenging obstacle in his life with vigor and fortitude, working to... read more >

“Framework” a Josh Daiek Ski Short Film Tuesday March 25th, 2014 04:57:32 PM admin
We had the pleasure of cutting Josh Daiek’s latest ski segment “Framework”. Some beautiful footage of Josh deep in the snow covered framework of Sandon, BC Footage from Salomon Freeski TV Cinematography by Switchback Entertainment Edit by Dane Henry – Deep Roots Media

The Legacy Collection: Kirkwood Mountain Monday November 4th, 2013 03:58:49 PM admin
This is Kirkwood…remote, deep, steep and special. Kirkwood Mountain has now launched The Legacy Collection, a showcase site for the branding videos produced by Deep Roots Media. I had the great pleasure to shoot and produce these videos for Kirkwood Mountain’s 13/14′ branding. We were tasked with telling the story of the special place that... read more >

Time In The Pines – Climbing Series Friday September 20th, 2013 03:20:38 PM admin
Deep Roots Media along with SkyPoint Visuals are producing a series of rock climbing shorts based around the Tahoe basin’s new era of hard but classic boulder problems. Over the past few years a select group of hard climbing Tahoe locals have been scouring the area and secretly been picking off world class granite problems.... read more >

creativeLive Still and Motion: Storytelling on Location Thursday August 22nd, 2013 10:25:24 PM admin
To all my video and photo geek brethern, don’t miss Corey Rich’s creativeLive on-line live course next week, August 26th-28th. I will be there helping go over shooting and video editing skills and Sean Haverstock will be showing off the latest tech in camera stabilization. It’s free if you watch it live…so don’t miss it! Here is... read more >

Hand Held Gimbal: Tahoe Test Drive Tuesday August 13th, 2013 10:51:04 PM admin
Brushless motor driven Hand Held Gimbals are the latest tech everyone is clamoring about these days for creating limitless & smooth tracking shots. My good friend Sean Haverstock of SkyPoint Visuals, an ariel and handheld stabilization cinematography company, has built one here in Tahoe and we took it for it 1st... read more >

Red Bull: Rusch Hour Friday June 7th, 2013 04:24:43 AM admin
Rebecca Rusch is tougher than you…and me and just about anyone else out there. Last week I had the great pleasure to document an athlete, at the height of her discipline, dig into the deeper places one has to go to topple a monumental challenge. Corey Rich, myself and RC Heli Pilot,... read more >

NCAA – Marc Buoniconti Story Monday March 18th, 2013 11:50:23 PM admin
Earlier this year I had the pleasure of shooting Marc Buoniconti in Miami, Florida for the “NCAA/Buick Human Highlight Reel” Series. Watch the piece to learn more about his passion, will and drive that keeps him pushing for the cure of paralysis. This was a quick one day shoot for DLP Entertainment with Producer Adam Goldberg.... read more >

Spike TV – Playback360 Shoot Sunday February 10th, 2013 11:23:05 PM admin
Deep Roots Media was up at Northstar California shooting 2 episodes of Playbook360 for SpikeTV hosted by Dhani Jones. We had a couple of great athletes for the shoot, X Games Slopestyle Gold Medalist Jamie Anderson and X Games Halfpipe Gold Medalists David Wise. The Northstar Marketing team gave us great access to the zones... read more >

Reviews and Fun with Software, Embedded Systems, Radio Communications and Electronics

Last feed update: Saturday July 2nd, 2016 03:32:39 AM
Syndicate Press v1.0.32 released: SSL and url redirection support Sunday February 8th, 2015 02:19:07 AM HenryRanch LLC
Syndicate Press v1.0.32 has been released with several new supported features.  SP now supports http feed url redirection and https feed urls.  Join more than 43,000 others who have used Syndicate Press to add syndicated content to their websites:

Syndicate Press version 1.0.31 released Monday January 26th, 2015 07:35:17 PM HenryRanch LLC
SP version 1.0.31 has several new features including custom link targets,  more CSS styling options and custom HTTP client agent string configuration.  Syndicate Press provides best in class RSS,  egg and atom feed integration for WordPress.   Syndicate Press: Awesome feed integration for WordPress!

Easy mod to bypass that pesky TRRS analog video connector on the Raspberry Pi B+ Monday January 19th, 2015 03:11:22 AM HenryRanch LLC
Here’s a super easy mod to bypass the TRRS connector on a Raspberry Pi B+:

New dual head 3D printer extruder available from Thursday January 15th, 2015 04:50:40 PM HenryRanch LLC
The much awaited Itty Bitty Double Extruder is now available from This new extruder is custom designed using lighter weight stepper motors along with a dynamically controlled cooling fan. A calibration block and calculator are also available which make setup a breeze.

Easy tip to reclaim space on your Raspberry Pi! Sunday November 30th, 2014 02:26:52 AM HenryRanch LLC
Hey there Pi people.  Here’s a quick tip on how to reclaim ~460MB from the default Raspian installation:

Syndicate Press 1.0.30 Released Saturday March 29th, 2014 02:58:55 PM HenryRanch LLC
This is a bugfix release which resolves some issues in the lightbox and admin panel. Syndicate Press is powering advertising, news feeds and aggregation sites from around the world. Check Syndicate Press out here:

Syndicate Press now supports lightbox popups in version 1.0.29 Saturday November 9th, 2013 04:51:44 PM HenryRanch LLC
Syndicate Press just got a great new feature!  Articles can now be opened in a lightbox popup so that your visitor never leaves your site, but can still read the full RSS article!  The lightbox feature is fully customizable via CSS and HTML.  Get the latest version of Syndicate Press today!

New tutorial on how to herd chickens back into their coop Saturday July 6th, 2013 04:29:17 PM HenryRanch LLC has just posted a great new tutorial on how to herd chickens!  You thought it could never be done, but we show you how to herd 10, 20, 50, even 100 chickens!  Learn how to herd chickens here:

New review of the Baofeng Dual Band Ham Radio Thursday June 27th, 2013 02:54:50 PM HenryRanch LLC
Wow!  Just got the new Baofeng Dual Band Ham Radio and am loving it!  Check out my new review here:

Syndicate Press version 1.0.20 released Monday December 31st, 2012 01:40:44 PM HenryRanch LLC
We are pleased to announce the release of Syndicate Press version 1.0.20. This version includes a new short-code parameter that allows you to truncate an article title at a specific word. This is especially useful when working with affiliate product feeds and automated news feeds. Syndicate Press, the best feed aggregation plugin for WordPress. Join...

TEDTalks (video)

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TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. On this feed, you'll find TEDTalks video to inspire, intrigue and stir the imagination from some of the world's leading thinkers and doers, speaking from the stage at TED conferences, TEDx events and partner events around the world. This podcast is also available in high-def video and audio-only formats.

Last feed update: Saturday July 2nd, 2016 03:32:39 AM
"Redemption Song" | John Legend Friday July 1st, 2016 03:08:54 PM (TED Conferences LLC)
John Legend is on a mission to transform America's criminal justice system. Through his Free America campaign, he's encouraging rehabilitation and healing in our prisons, jails and detention centers -- and giving hope to those who want to create a better life after serving their time. With a spoken-word prelude from James Cavitt, an inmate at San Quentin State Prison, Legend treats us to his version of Bob Marley's "Redemption Song." "Won't you help to sing these songs of freedom?"

Clues to prehistoric times, found in blind cavefish | Prosanta Chakrabarty Thursday June 30th, 2016 03:18:38 PM (TED Conferences LLC)
TED Fellow Prosanta Chakrabarty explores hidden parts of the world in search of new species of cave-dwelling fish. These subterranean creatures have developed fascinating adaptations, and they provide biological insights into blindness as well as geological clues about how the continents broke apart million of years ago. Contemplate deep time in this short talk.

Why you think you're right -- even if you're wrong | Julia Galef Wednesday June 29th, 2016 03:31:08 PM (TED Conferences LLC)
Perspective is everything, especially when it comes to examining your beliefs. Are you a soldier, prone to defending your viewpoint at all costs -- or a scout, spurred by curiosity? Julia Galef examines the motivations behind these two mindsets and how they shape the way we interpret information, interweaved with a compelling history lesson from 19th-century France. When your steadfast opinions are tested, Galef asks: "What do you most yearn for? Do you yearn to defend your own beliefs or do you yearn to see ...

How computers are learning to be creative | Blaise Agüera y Arcas Tuesday June 28th, 2016 02:46:01 PM (TED Conferences LLC)
We're on the edge of a new frontier in art and creativity -- and it's not human. Blaise Agüera y Arcas, principal scientist at Google, works with deep neural networks for machine perception and distributed learning. In this captivating demo, he shows how neural nets trained to recognize images can be run in reverse, to generate them. The results: spectacular, hallucinatory collages (and poems!) that defy categorization. "Perception and creativity are very intimately connected," Agüera y Arcas says. "Any creature, ...

How a blind astronomer found a way to hear the stars | Wanda Diaz Merced Monday June 27th, 2016 02:36:11 PM (TED Conferences LLC)

What can we learn from shortcuts? | Tom Hulme Friday June 24th, 2016 02:46:05 PM (TED Conferences LLC)
How do you build a product people really want? Allow consumers to be a part of the process. "Empathy for what your customers want is probably the biggest leading indicator of business success," says designer Tom Hulme. In this short talk, Hulme lays out three insightful examples of the intersection of design and user experience, where people have developed their own desire paths out of necessity. Once you know how to spot them, you'll start noticing them everywhere.

Who are you, really? The puzzle of personality | Brian Little Thursday June 23rd, 2016 03:05:37 PM (TED Conferences LLC)
What makes you, you? Psychologists like to talk about our traits, or defined characteristics that make us who we are. But Brian Little is more interested in moments when we transcend those traits -- sometimes because our culture demands it of us, and sometimes because we demand it of ourselves. Join Little as he dissects the surprising differences between introverts and extroverts and explains why your personality may be more malleable than you think.

How to fix a broken education system ... without any more money | Seema Bansal Wednesday June 22nd, 2016 02:54:41 PM (TED Conferences LLC)
Seema Bansal forged a path to public education reform for 15,000 schools in Haryana, India, by setting an ambitious goal: by 2020, 80 percent of children should have grade-level knowledge. She's looking to meet this goal by seeking reforms that will work in every school without additional resources. Bansal and her team have found success using creative, straightforward techniques such as communicating with teachers using SMS group chats, and they have already measurably improved learning and engagement in Haryana's ...

Why genetic research must be more diverse | Keolu Fox Tuesday June 21st, 2016 03:07:40 PM (TED Conferences LLC)
Ninety-six percent of genome studies are based on people of European descent. The rest of the world is virtually unrepresented -- and this is dangerous, says geneticist and TED Fellow Keolu Fox, because we react to drugs differently based on our genetic makeup. Fox is working to democratize genome sequencing, specifically by advocating for indigenous populations to get involved in research, with the goal of eliminating health disparities. "The research community needs to immerse itself in indigenous culture," ...

I survived a terrorist attack. Here's what I learned | Gill Hicks Monday June 20th, 2016 02:44:13 PM (TED Conferences LLC)
Gill Hicks's story is one of compassion and humanity, emerging from the ashes of chaos and hate. A survivor of the London terrorist bombings on July 7, 2005, she shares her story of the events of that day -- and the profound lessons that came as she learned how to live on.

Ag Equipment Southwest

we are Farm Equipment USA: helping the American farmer succeed

Last feed update: Saturday July 2nd, 2016 03:32:41 AM
CX100 Case IH Tractor Tuesday June 21st, 2016 07:06:11 PM Ben
CX100 Case IH tractor-16.9 Rubber-2800 HRS-Very good condition-$26500.00

344E John Deere Wheel Loader Friday June 17th, 2016 04:44:34 PM Ben
344E John Deere wheel Loader-Runs Good-Good Rubber-Newer motor-$19500.00

12Row 22″ Alloway Friday June 17th, 2016 04:40:31 PM Ben
12Row 22″ Alloway-Cultivator-Tunnel Shields-$4800.00

1460 Case IH combine Tuesday June 14th, 2016 09:29:56 PM Ben
Very clean bean machine-Comes with Rake-up Head-$10,000.00

John Deere 9500 Combine Tuesday June 14th, 2016 09:23:31 PM Ben
JD 9500 Combine-925 Head-Very good condition-Always shedded-5521 ENG HRS-3800 SEP HRS-Alfalfa seed screens-$36000.00

4850 JD Tractor Thursday June 9th, 2016 06:44:48 PM Ben
4850 JD Tractor-7500 Org hrs-18.4 Duals-Very good condition-$37500.00

416 Cat Backhoe Tuesday June 7th, 2016 09:52:03 PM Ben
416 Cat Backhoe-4×4-Extendahoe-4500 HRS-Nice Machine-$19500.00

873 Bobcat skidsteer Tuesday June 7th, 2016 09:47:12 PM Ben
873Bobcat skidsteer-4500HRS-New rubber runs good-12000.00

4430 John Deere tractor Tuesday June 7th, 2016 09:39:59 PM Ben
4430 JD Tractor-14.9 Rubber-Runs good-Nice tractor-$14500.00

5325 John Deere Tractor Tuesday June 7th, 2016 05:59:01 PM Ben
5325 JD Tractor-Nice tractor-Runs good-Comes with snowblower-2006 YR-1500 HRS-$22500.00

Planet GNOME

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Last feed update: Saturday July 2nd, 2016 03:32:41 AM
Jim Hall: Gmail vs Outlook Friday July 1st, 2016 10:15:00 PM (Jim Hall)
I go back quite a ways with email. I first started using email when I was an undergraduate, studying physics. Not a lot of people did email back then (early 1990s) but it was handy to stay connected with my brother who was studying computer science some 1,300 miles away from me.Back then, I used whatever email client we had installed on the Sun Unix workstations in our computer lab. I think I started with standard Unix mail, then upgraded to pine.After I graduated, I used email through various local service ...

Christian Hergert: Builder Designs Friday July 1st, 2016 09:53:17 PM
Thanks to the wonderful design skill of Allan, Builder got a bunch of new designs this last month. Last week, after arriving home from the Toronto hackfest, I started reshaping Builder to match. We’ve simplified the greeter to remove an interstitial page and raise the discover-ability of some of Builder’s features. Creating a project has been simplified and we made some features more discover-able by removing the need to dive into a GtkComboBox. Clearly, we still have a bunch of templates to land for 3.22. Cloning ...

Murray Cumming: Galaxy Zoo iPhone/iPad app Friday July 1st, 2016 09:05:15 AM
A few weeks ago I finally released my iOS app for Galaxy Zoo on the Apple App Store. Now that it’s been used a bit and I’ve had the chance to fix a couple of crashes, I’m announcing it properly. I am a little afraid of harsh reviews but please try it out and  be kind. I’m still not quite as comfortable with it as I am with my Android app for Galaxy Zoo, partly because I just don’t feel at home with Objective-C and because iOS lacks something like SyncProvider. But it seems to work. I actually finished ...

Jehan Pagès: Funding a Free/Libre animation: ZeMarmot Thursday June 30th, 2016 08:55:31 PM
If you read this, you probably know ZeMarmot. If you don’t: ZeMarmot is an animation film, in digital 2D (“old” style, i.e. with hand drawings, but done digitally directly on a computer, instead of paper and paint), which we are producing (teaser visible on the webpage). Story in 2 words: it tells about an Alpine Marmot who travels around the world. Artistically, Aryeom Han is the boss, film director, storyboarder, animator, designer, you name it! She is a trained animation director, graduated in Fine ...

Alexandru Ionut Pandelea: First results Wednesday June 29th, 2016 09:26:28 PM
Not so long ago I finished my last exam and though I didn’t manage to spend as much time as I wanted on the project during my exams period, I added two modes for the batch renaming: Add Text and Replace. Add Text is appending/prepending  a string to the name and Replace replaces a string from all files selected with another.  Here is a video of how this modes work. Something else I approached until now is handling the file conflicts. When renaming multiple files, there’s a chance that one or more files ...

Arun Raghavan: Beamforming in PulseAudio Wednesday June 29th, 2016 09:08:22 AM
In case you missed it — we got PulseAudio 9.0 out the door, with the echo cancellation improvements that I wrote about. Now is probably a good time for me to make good on my promise to expand upon the subject of beamforming. As with the last post, I’d like to shout out to the wonderful folks at Aldebaran Robotics who made this work possible! Beamforming Beamforming as a concept is used in various aspects of signal processing including radio waves, but I’m going to be talking about it only as applied ...

Federico Mena-Quintero: Tue 2016/Jun/28 Wednesday June 29th, 2016 01:50:15 AM
La Mapería It is Hack Week at SUSE, and I am working on La Mapería (the map store), a little program to generate beautiful printed maps from OpenStreetMap data. I've gotten to the point of having something working: the tool downloads rendered map tiles, assembles them with Cairo as a huge PDF surface, centers the map on a sheet of paper, and prints nice margins and a map scale. This was harder to me ...

Jehan Pagès: Excerpt of ZeMarmot’s Animatic Tuesday June 28th, 2016 06:55:11 PM
We made the choice from the start about ZeMarmot animation film to not show too much during production process because we don’t want to totally spoil the fun. By the past, I already had the case where I saw a movie animatic before the finale movie, and it really spoiled some fun out of the finale artworks. But since we realize that you’d all would like to see some of what is happening “behind the stage”, here is a small excerpt of our animatic for the pilote (about 30 secs off the first scene). As usually, ...

Jim Hall: Can't make it to GUADEC this year Monday June 27th, 2016 07:14:00 PM (Jim Hall)
I loved attending the GNOME Users And Developers European Conference (GUADEC). I want to go back, but it's hard to get away for such a long trip.This year is especially tough. I started a new job in late December, as CIO in government. The new position comes with new responsibilities. I occasionally present in front of our Board, or to the County Manager, or to the Senior Leadership Team.This year, I have a Board presentation at work immediately before GUADEC, and a vacation with family planned immediately ...

Gabriel - Cristian Ivașcu: GSoC: Insights of my progress so far Monday June 27th, 2016 05:10:44 PM
This post may come a bit late, but I’ve been pretty much hooked to my end of semester finals over the last few weeks. However, exams are gone now so I can start focusing on my summer project. Accordingly, I’ve been working hard these last days to catch up with my timeline before the midterm. For those of you who are not aware of my project, I’m working on the Web: Session Sync project, aiming to introduce a bookmarks sync feature for Epiphany with the help of Mozilla’s servers. As I’ve mentioned ...

Sci-Fi Writer, Modeler and Baseball Fan

Last feed update: Saturday July 2nd, 2016 03:32:42 AM
Dispatches Friday July 1st, 2016 03:53:34 PM KenMcConnell
This month I’m focusing on two big events, the relaunching of Dispatches, my email newsletter and the launching of Counterattack, Book 3 of the Star Saga. Poking around on this site will also reveal another recent change. I updated the theme and now you can see all the menus and images on your phone or [...]

Atom’s Back Monday June 27th, 2016 12:39:51 PM KenMcConnell
I finally had a moment to investigate why Atom was refusing to let me type on the pages of my current WIP. It turns out that it must of been some kind of bug in the file system reader. I opened a different folder and then closed Atom and reopened it. Then I opened the [...]

SS Weippe Thursday June 23rd, 2016 02:54:15 PM KenMcConnell
This is the principle vehicle of the novel I’m currently writing – Corvette. It is a 1/350 scale model with multiple mount points. (For scale reference, it’s a few inches over a foot long.) It’s the first model I’ve built with RenShape material for the core. RenShape is a special polymer block that cuts like wood [...]

My Next Novel Wednesday June 22nd, 2016 05:11:46 PM KenMcConnell
Being an Indie novelist I usually don’t hold many secrets about the stories I write. It seems counter to the cause, which is to get known. If you never talk about your work, nobody will ever know about it or you. So I often prattle on about my works in progress and build models of [...]

Blue Screen Shoot Monday June 20th, 2016 02:44:20 PM KenMcConnell
The sun was out, I had a new model stand and it wasn’t blazing hot yet. All the elements were in place yesterday for a decent photo shoot. For those of you who don’t already know, I scratch build the starships from my novels and photograph them for use on the book covers. My brother [...]

Writing Life Thursday June 16th, 2016 09:26:31 PM KenMcConnell
Over on Google+ I’m posting screenshots of my latest novel as I write it. If that sort of writer wonkery is up your alley, go check it out. If not, safe to ignore to avoid spoilers. The novel is called Corvette and its my attempt to write to the Military SF ebook genre. It’s also [...]

Two Novellas for a Buck Each Sunday June 12th, 2016 07:54:21 PM KenMcConnell
     Both of my Sci-Fi novellas are now only .99 cents on Amazon Kindle. Devon’s Blade and The Blood Empress both feature strong, independent female characters. They are quick, exciting stories that introduce you to my Star Saga universe. Devon’s Blade is the star of the first three novels and Empress Nykostra is the main [...]

Sci-Fi and Scary Reviews Devon’s Blade Saturday June 11th, 2016 02:02:24 PM KenMcConnell
      A pleasantly surprised review from Sci-Fi and Scary for my novella, Devon’s Blade earning it 4 out of 5 stars. The book was noted for having a mostly female cast in a story that is usually dominated by men. I didn’t set out to do that, but when you take away the love [...]

Updating Atom Wednesday June 8th, 2016 02:18:14 PM KenMcConnell
I’m using a programming editor (Atom) to write my novel, Corvette. Sometimes it needs updating. This is what that looks like.  

Summer Legion Baseball Begins Friday June 3rd, 2016 04:09:19 PM KenMcConnell
My son is on the Boise Gems B team again this summer. Lots of baseballing in the next few months. New to the uniform this year – stirrups!

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Fall Selenium Conf, Save the Date & Call for Speakers! Thursday June 23rd, 2016 12:09:10 PM Tour de Dave
We’re excited to announce that we’ve finally determined where and when Selenium Conf will be happening this Fall. Our initial goal was to bring the event to a new country, but for a number of reasons that proved more challenging than we’d hoped. But in 2012 we had the 2nd annual Selenium Conf in London, and we’re pleased […]

Selenium Conf India 2016 Update Monday February 8th, 2016 05:47:33 PM Tour de Dave
Selenium Conf India is happening this June 24-26 in Bangalore, India. Tickets, call for speakers, and sponsorship slots are now available!  

Selenium Conf India — Save The Date! Monday December 21st, 2015 04:28:11 PM Tour de Dave
In our last update we mentioned there will be 2 Selenium Confs in 2016 — one in India, another somewhere else (TBD). Well, we are pleased to announce the official dates and location for Selenium Conf India! When: June 24th & 25th, 2016 Where: Bangalore, India (at The Chancery Pavilion Hotel) Mark you calendars! We’ll have more details as […]

Selenium Conf 2016 Friday November 6th, 2015 05:26:19 PM Tour de Dave
Interested in learning what’s in store for Se Conf 2016? Then be sure to read this write-up from the Conference Organizers. Also, if you want to receive email notifications about the conference (e.g., when and where it will be, call for speakers, ticket sales, etc.) then go here and complete the sign-up form.

Selenium Conf 2015 Update Saturday August 8th, 2015 03:00:56 PM Tour de Dave
Selenium 2015 is just around the corner (September 8-10). Since our last post we have: confirmed Keynote speakers finalized workshop presenters selected the talks for the conference You can see keynote & workshop info here, and the selected talks here. If you still need a ticket, the last block of tickets are on sale NOW. If […]

Selenium Conf 2015 Details Thursday June 11th, 2015 04:00:33 PM Tour de Dave
The Selenium Conf 2015 website is live! You can now: – purchase tickets (while supplies last) – find out venue information – submit a talk – learn more about our talk selection process (tl;dr it is a blind review process to encourage diversity) What are you waiting for? Go to the conference website already!

Selenium Conf 2015 – Save The Date Wednesday May 13th, 2015 04:23:18 PM Tour de Dave
Selenium Conf is coming to Portland, Oregon this year! It will be happening on September 8, 9, and 10. Mark your calendars. Stay tuned for details!

IntelliJ Sunday February 8th, 2015 02:15:01 PM shs96c
Every year, Jetbrains are kind enough to donate an OSS license for IntelliJ to the Selenium project. As part of that process, they’ve asked that we review the product and (kudos to them!) have been clear that they hope we’re open and honest. So, I’ll be open and honest. When I tell people that I’m a professional […]

Selenium Hangout 6 Recap Tuesday December 23rd, 2014 01:28:50 AM Tour de Dave
01:35 – 9:45 W3C Update Notes from most recent W3C Meeting Highlights: – changes to the get_attribute method call – screenshots (changing to viewport only, eventually will support whole page) – The WebDriver W3C working group has a GitHub repo now – WebDriver will move from a “REST-ish” to a more “RESTful” interface 11:23 – 16:00 […]

Selenium Hangout 5 Recap Monday May 19th, 2014 10:44:52 PM Tour de Dave
0:00 – 01:10 Intro 1:11 – 13:00 WebDriver W3C Spec & Selenium 3 Update Progress on the spec, still a work in progress No user facing changes to the Selenium API as a result Trying to pair the spec and Selenium 3 together If all goes well, the spec and Selenium 3 could drop during Selenium Conf […]

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Husband surprises wife with 500 roses after chemo treatment Saturday July 2nd, 2016 01:40:05 AM
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A dozen roses simply weren't enough for a Nebraska man who wanted "to do something special" for his wife to celebrate her last chemotherapy treatment. So, he raised money and surprised her with 500.

Mexico air lifts food into villages as teacher blockades spread Friday July 1st, 2016 11:59:15 PM
Mexico's air force flew tons of grain to the southern state of Oaxaca on Friday as protests by teachers opposed to education reform spread across the country and road blocks led to dwindling food supplies in some remote regions. Tension in the state intensified after eight people died last month in clashes between police and the protesting teachers, and unrest has flared throughout Mexico. Local media reported protests by factions of Mexico's CNTE teachers union on Friday in the states of Guerrero, ...

J&J's Janssen hit with $70 million verdict in Risperdal trial Friday July 1st, 2016 10:23:50 PM
A U.S. jury on Friday awarded $70 million to the family of a boy who developed breasts after taking Johnson & Johnson unit Janssen Pharmaceuticals' antipsychotic drug Risperdal. Andrew Yount, of Tennessee, developed gynecomastia at the age of five as a result of taking Risperdal, his lawyers say. Johnson & Johnson and Janssen are facing more than 12,000 claims over Risperdal, according to Johnson & Johnson's most recent quarterly report.

Democrats' draft platform calls for reviews of trade deals Friday July 1st, 2016 09:27:06 PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Democratic Party's 2016 policy platform calls for reviews of trade deals, wider health coverage through public programs such as Medicare, and federal investigations of fossil fuel companies accused of misleading shareholders on climate change, according to a draft version released on Friday. The committee drafting the platform last weekend approved the document, which spells out the party's policy priorities. It still must be formally adopted at the Democratic National Convention, ...

Aetna launches Medicare Advantage asset sale: sources Friday July 1st, 2016 09:09:27 PM
Merging Aetna's and Humana's Medicare Advantage businesses would make the combined company the largest U.S. manager of the healthcare insurance for seniors and the disabled. Aetna has sent out pitchbooks to potential buyers and will begin collecting bids as soon as next week, the people said on Friday.

Uncertainty looms as Vermont becomes 1st state to label GMOs Friday July 1st, 2016 08:20:12 PM
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders joined other Vermont leaders Friday to celebrate the state's newly implemented law requiring labels on genetically modified food and blast proposed federal legislation that could pre-empt the state requirement.

Many everyday common chemicals are endangering child brain development says new report Friday July 1st, 2016 07:46:57 PM
A new report published in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives is calling for more attention to be paid to the growing evidence that exposure to many everyday common chemicals are causing harm to children's brain development. Dozens of scientists, health practitioners and children's health advocates have expressed their concern in the paper that these chemicals are disrupting brain development from as early as pregnancy with the effect continuing through to children of all ages.

Guinea-Bissau confirms three cases of Zika virus, government says Friday July 1st, 2016 07:19:18 PM
Guinea-Bissau has confirmed its first three cases of the Zika virus in a group of islands off the mainland and has set up an emergency committee to stop further transmission of the disease, the government said on Friday. Experts have feared the tiny nation could become a gateway for Zika's spread to mainland West Africa, after an outbreak of the mosquito-borne virus was first recorded in the African island chain of Cape Verde late last year. "The Health Minister has informed (the government) of three confirmed ...

Obama urges Congress to release Zika funds Friday July 1st, 2016 06:40:46 PM
US President Barack Obama urged Congress Friday to advance $1.9 billion in emergency funds to fight the Zika virus, saying Republicans should set aside politics to tackle the fast-moving disease. "This is not the time to play politics," Obama said in remarks delivered in the White House Oval Office following a meeting with National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases chief Anthony Fauci and other officials. "Congress should not leave, should not adjourn, until they get this done," ...

UK drugs regulator to halt approvals for Indian clinical trials firm Friday July 1st, 2016 06:40:16 PM
By Zeba Siddiqui MUMBAI (Reuters) - The UK's healthcare regulator has decided to suspended marketing approval for a widely used antibiotic that had won clearance based on clinical trials conducted by India's Quest Life Sciences, due to concerns over the integrity of trial data. The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) might also deny other pending drug approval requests that rely on studies conducted by Quest, the UK agency said in a letter dated June 22, a copy of which was seen by Reuters. ...


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Last feed update: Saturday July 2nd, 2016 03:32:45 AM
I-65 - Southbound - Davidson - Crash - Multiple Vehicles No timestamp info...
Interstate 65 southbound in Davidson County - Crash - Multiple Vehicles at EXIT 87A: US-431 SOUTH / E. TRINITY LN. reported at 9:59 PM 7/1/2016 and estimated to be cleared by 10:59 PM 7/1/2016 (Central Time Zone). Southbound traffic is affected with right lane blocked. Northbound traffic is affected with no delays.

I-24 - Westbound - Marion - Crash - Multiple Vehicles No timestamp info...
Interstate 24 westbound in Marion County - Crash - Multiple Vehicles at MILE MARKER 149 (Mile Marker: 149) reported at 9:42 PM 7/1/2016 and estimated to be cleared by 11:00 PM 7/1/2016 (Central Time Zone). Westbound traffic is affected with roadway closed. Eastbound traffic is affected with delays expected.

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