Thomas Steiner (@tomayac)

Hamburg, Germany

The below is an off-site archive of all tweets posted by @tomayac ever

March 2013

~RT @WikiResearch: The latest Newsletter is out: ur1.ca/d7sb5 // Features our “MJ no more” paper

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RubenVerborgh Affordances weave the Web: Hyperlinks are the door handles of information. Read my new blog post on : ruben.verborgh.org/blog/2013/03/2…

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~RT @edd: could have torpedoed , but won’t. […bit.ly/14qVP46HI […]eents

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Great chat w/ @dvanliere on a (near-) realtime streaming API for page view logs (and other projects).

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RT @ChromiumDev: : “Copy as Curl” added to network panel to reproduce any network request. pic.twitter.com/SlLdKSnggT // Super handy!

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Infodisiac Sue Gardner: Wikimedia is “in good shape, with a promising future, the same is not true for the internet itself.” bit.ly/ZyFXrQ

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folks, instead of requiring the global “tabs” permission, consider the new “activeTab”: bit.ly/11Mdumr

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Pinboard Oh crap we forgot to build the Semantic Web!

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@portenkirchner Hmm, wait, scratch that (/etc/hosts): bit.ly/108AhDS. You don’t want google,com to map to feedly,com.

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.@portenkirchner AFAICT the product’s dead (as others that synced to the unofficial API). /etc/hosts to the rescue!

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~RT @tobie: Why XMLHttpRequest and not XMLHTTPRequest or XmlHttpRequest? […] // I’ve always wondered, too. Seems so unbalanced.

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was $2.99 ($4.99 for ). All versions are free now, which I interpret as they’re dead :-( bit.ly/YHTGdt

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@paulmwatson is nice, but the lacking (but fair enough being-worked-on) mobile app disqualifies it at the moment.

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Turned down by the broad extension permissions you have to grant . This 5yo thread bit.ly/YHSYgj doesn’t help.

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Trying to get warm w/ . It can be made look like Reader on desktop, but the app is less efficient than .

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RT @dvanliere: @tomayac You want to help spec out mingle.corp.wikimedia.org/projects/analy… ? Would love to hear your ideas reg. data format. […] // Thinking

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@dvanliere I’m amazed by your reactiveness :-) I simply had pending work today. Thursday would be perfect for me. thomassteiner on Skype.

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@dvanliere Hi. Saw the tweet & wanted to get back in more detail. Thanks for the openness! Are you avail. for a Skype call on Thur. morning?

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nicolastorzec Yahoo! acquires recommendation startup @jybeinc, and summarization startup @Summly. See yhoo.it/ZKvR5Y and yhoo.it/16cAdqk.

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informor Slides from my keynote. Blog post (and, I hear, full video) coming soon. slideshare.net/mor/ecir-2013-…

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brucel Getting confused by chrome:flags: “Disable Media Source API on <video> elements.” and then an “enable” link. Am I enabling its disabling?

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@PatrickHeneise I’m waiting at “Die Bullerei”. I send you my phone number via DM.

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@aemkei @PatrickHeneise Patrick, Martin can’t make it. If you want, the two of us can still meet at the agreed-on place. Will you be there?

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@aivlis_s @RubenVerborgh Thanks, Silvia :-) Will you be there?

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@RubenVerborgh And, you’re in :-) Unconventional acceptance notification, though ;-) Congratulations & see you at !

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aaranged Knowing the score: How Facebook’s Graph Search knows what you want - ars.to/WXChkJ thepacketrat

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@RubenVerborgh @Miel_vds @laurens_d_v Congrats! Looking forward to seeing the _whole_ Team Belgium in Rio ;-) was tough to get in.

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@rtroncy Hmmm, you mean Mahaya the company? Cool, any plans on going the @seevl way? Are they/you at ?

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@rtroncy @giusepperizzo @peputo @faviki Congrats, gentlemen! Your great work gets the exposure it deserves! really rocks now!

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@RubenVerborgh LOL :-) Well, I simply got lucky this time. Unsure what happened w/ Team Belgium’s submissions. Let’s sync on Tuesday.

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Personal goal for was at least one publication per chapter. With the last acceptance notices, all lights are on green now!

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Poster w/ @Vjeux, my own Devel. Track submission, & demo w/ @faviki et al. all accepted at . Pending w/ @RubenVerborgh.

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@anjeve Huh? What happened? What are you up to now? Cheers, Tom

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Update on & : bit.ly/ZhutFL. Web Intents were implemented in . (Via @annevk, CC: @RubenVerborgh)

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@PatrickHeneise @hhjs Definitely go for an Alster lake walk. bit.ly/13ib2Fh Meet for lunch at 12:30? Here bit.ly/13ib145 ?

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RWW Apple, two years behind Google, beefs up user security with two-step verification, by @Dan_Rowinski rww.to/WP7S89

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An update to ’s technology that powers so-called Snapshots: binged.it/ZPhttm. is everywhere.

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portenkirchner The man behind @Flickr on making the service ‘awesome again’ identi.ca/url/75517631

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juansequeda SPARQL 1.1 is now a @w3c recommendation. Congrats to the entire Working Group. This is a huge step for w3.org/blog/SW/2013/0…

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Happy 7th birthday, Twitter! Here’s my present to you: a media gallery made by twitpic.com/cd5l3q

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RT @garethadams: Chrome World Wide Maze: MIND=BLOWN bit.ly/WG5YFn // Indeed. Mind blown!

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TwitterUK It’s been 7 yrs since the first Tweet was sent and these well-known Twitter personalities help us celebrate blog.uk.twitter.com/2013/03/twitte…

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@jerem There is: waiting 10min because of GPRS… I so hate that little ‘o’ next to my one sole reception bar at home.

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/ were (and are) the safety net when you don’t manage to catch up w/ your realtime stream. I don’t wanna miss them!

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@rogueleaderr LOL, I guess that’s why the kids call it ;-) Also: “[…] its often more efficient to read directly from GZip file.”

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@netlabsorg Don’t shoot the messenger ;-) Maybe ping Shawn Simister bit.ly/Y5DtnM

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As of March 19, 2013, there’re finally official @fbase dumps in format: bit.ly/Y5wgEi 14GB!

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There’s a “headless” version of the Live Monitor that dumps events in files github.com/tomayac/wikipe…

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paper “[…] Using Concurrenia Edit Spikes […] for Breaking News Detection” @edsuedsu now on ararxiv.org/abs/1303.4702Tyo6

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@paulmwatson I have a “headless” build that dumps all events to disk. Ping me off-Twitter via tomac(@)google(.)com.

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~RT @MuscleNerd: Apple gives hat tip to @evad3rs for 4/6 security fixes in 6.1.3: is.gd/nfspim // That’s pretty classy! +1.

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@presroi @Infodisiac Hi Erik. Mathias looped you in (thanks) wrt. a more fine-grained UDP stream of the page view logs. Any pointer? Thanks!

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@presroi Thanks :-) You mean page view logs? Are they available in realtime? I’m aware of the hourly logs bit.ly/WBCngx

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@rtroncy Thanks for disseminating :-)

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Live Monitor app for our paper (MJ no more […])wikipedia-irc.herokuapp.comr8 (give it some cold start time)

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@edsu Not at all. Please do go ahead now :-) Also feel free to ping people on mailing lists that you can see might be interested.

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Preprint […] Using Concurrenia Edit Spikes […] for Breaking News Detectlsi.upc.edu/~tsteiner/pape…s22013

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Here’s inspired (download sort algorithms from till it works) gkoberger.github.com/stacksort/ (via @mathias @spolsky)

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RT @joernhees: , best invention ever // +1K!

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nicolastorzec Re-reading papers about knowledge bases. My selection for DBpedia: bit.ly/Z9Bect (JWS 2009) and bit.ly/108Ca5D (LREC 2012)

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pubsubhubbub FYI, like all great things, will obviously survive Google Reader. That’s the best thing about open protocols.

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Tips for a + workflow (academics, students, this is for you): bit.ly/ZtdmD3 (via @RubenVerborgh)

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@RubenVerborgh While nice-looking on mobile, I’m not sure if it is as fast on mobile as the ugly, but super efficient iOS feed reader I had.

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@e2b Thanks, I’ll check those. Tiny (Tiny) RSS appeared twice already. Self-hosted, hmmm… Maybe worth a try.

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Graham_Coop I’ll start using google+ if you

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@ruagair @silviapfeiffer Thanks for the pointer. It should support syncing, Web, mobile (Android & iOS), feed discovery, archiving, search.

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The moment we all knew would come is finally here: RIP @googlereader :-( RIP unofficial Reader API :-( bit.ly/Z3rSSJ Alternatives?

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@peterc post appeared in this week’s Weekly bit.ly/ZM7u9T. Last week I coded xywh.js bit.ly/WEegzU

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more than fits in a tweet. Just one: $0 allows you to work w/ the last selected element in the console: bit.ly/ZM5D59

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@markuslanthaler I’ll work on the review comments & share the link to the preprint here in the next days. Ping me should you miss the tweet.

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@RubenVerborgh Thanks :-) Scores were 0, 2, 3, and 1; the full monty. I can certainly review your next paper, let’s write more together :-)

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@sardire @lysander07 Well, maybe they can still invite him? I heavily +1. // CC: @KristenMlhln @ericaxel (see Twitter thread, please)

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@sardire @lysander07 Well-known! They really do semantic video; way more than me. I’m now exploring on-the-fly client-side video analysis.

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@ReaderMeter @bkeegan @TahaYasseri @jfelipe @edsu Finishing it up in the next couple of days. Some reviewer remarks… Watch this thread ;-)

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@markuslanthaler Thanks. Looking forward to seeing you there, too. I’m most excited :-)

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RWW Shakeup At Google: Andy Rubin Out At Android, Sundar Pichai Takes Over by @BrianSHall w.readwrite.com/ZIErlx

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RT @stilkov: If you’re a programmer, this is the funniest ever: xkcd.com/1185/ // Been in the Quicksort situation :-)

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@ReaderMeter @bkeegan @TahaYasseri @jfelipe Just got notice that a related paper of ours got accepted to (). // CC: @edsu

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@edsu @sethvanhooland Gentlemen, we’re in :-) Ed, I deal w/ reviewer comments. Once I’m done, I’ll ping you & we can publish the preprint.

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paper: “MJ no more: Using Concurrent Edit Spikes with Social Network Plausibility Checks for Breaking News Detection”.

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Our ( workshop) paper on edits is accepted. Review comment: “Their solution is devilishly clever & ingenious”.

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Got invited to join a panel discussion on the topic “Beyond the Blob: ’s Coming of Age”: bit.ly/ZnjyfT

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@alexmilowski OK, asking directly then. What is the URL of your blog’s feed? Google Reader’s feed detector fails to find it, so do I.

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cramforce Engaging in bonkersworld.net/building-softw…

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portenkirchner Timepiece Rounded is an OpenType-Font, which displays time as an analogue Timepiece. timepiece.inostudio.de

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brings ASCII video to the modern Web: bit.ly/YjEp4k (via @mikeal > @dmose)

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nicolastorzec Great blog post about Parsoid: the challenging task of converting WikiText to HTML+RDFa, and vice-versa. blog.wikimedia.org/2013/03/04/par…

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I found the book Building Natural Language Generation Systems by Reiter & Dale useful: bit.ly/13Rgvlu (unsure if the editorial’s OK)

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List of all animatable properties: bit.ly/13ReAxf

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@alexmilowski Trying to subscribe to your blog, but failing. Don’t you provide an RSS/Atom feed?

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SALAD2013 Due to popular demand, once more: deadline extended to March 15 :-) Please submit abstracts ASAP. salad2013.linkedservices.org/alacarte/

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mathias How to lose weight in the browser — the definitive front-end performance guide:browserdiet.comm

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twitterapi Introducing application-only authentication for the Twitter REST API v1.1 dev.twitter.com/docs/auth/appl… ^TS

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@sardire Ruben Verborgh is, well, @RubenVerborgh on Twitter. He’s the main brain behind . You may also like his newest creation ;-)

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Hat tip to @LeaVerou for the checkerboard pattern in bit.ly/WEeiYt. Get the xywh.js polyfill here bit.ly/WEegzU

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Media item visual similarity clustering—debug view. Powered by spatials w/ xywh.js polyfill.Dtwitpic.com/cajh9bY

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Improved xywh.js by @cramforce’s tips: instead of window load, now firing on DOMContentLoaded (earlier) w/ individ. media item load events.

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danbri @bradneuberg schema.org is *supportive* of rdfa lite; only concrete products support it. Google has a good 1.1 parser,…

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@sardire Sure, let’s talk. Disclosure: for , I’m nothing but the messenger. Not my work, just work and data that I disseminate.

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@vambenepe LOL, made the same experience, but in 2009 already: bit.ly/12BgUsY. Dug out that old tweet…

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Checked xywh.js w/ latest OSX ver. of Chrome (stable, Canary), Opera, Firefox, Safari. Anyone on MSIE10 dare to test? tomayac.github.com/xywh.js/demo.h…

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xywh.js: a polyfill for spatial (crop <img>, <video>). Code github.com/tomayac/xywh.js Demo tomayac.github.com/xywh.js/demo.h…

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joedevon The @SemTechBiz program guide is announced: semtechbizsf2013.semanticweb.com/agenda.cfm?con…

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~RT @portenkirchner: Google’s officially supported client library for accessing Google APIs github.com/google/google-… // This is big!

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@mrowebot You can try to set up a local DBpedia Spotlight instance (@pablomendes), use NERD (@rtroncy @giusepperizzo), or OpenCalais (quota)

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RT @wsrest2013: the deadline for is getting close: March 10 ws-rest.org/2013/ // Same for bit.ly/VZP0Qv

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Regarding @mnot’s HTTP/2.0 slides—the link you actually want is:bit.ly/YydbH02 (indirect from the last slide)P0 Y)

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.@mnot’s slides on HTTP/2.0 from his talk: bit.ly/Yycz45 ()

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Please, everyone read bit.ly/YyaZ28 now—Then install bit.ly/xkcd37. Pun intended. (via @tcurdt @portenkirchner)

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Conference location matters! Analyzing imgs/vids from social networks→5 out of top10 about view. twitpic.com/c94j02

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on encrypted email: xkcd.com/1181/ Nothing to add to that.

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Please POST moar papers: extended deadline for workshop: bit.ly/VZP0Qv @eswc_conf

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@rtroncy Congratulations. Share a pre-print? Cheers.

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RWW Yahoo, Now A “Technology Company,” Kills Off Some Of Its Lamest Products rww.to/14djPTP

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SlexAxton I wonder if Oprah is switching to WebKit too?

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