Monthly Archives: July 2015

Why Are Dogs So Insanely Happy to See Us When We Get Home?

Unlike a certain companion animal that will go unnamed, dogs lose their minds when reunited with their owners. But it’s not immediately obvious why our canine companions should grant us such an over-the-top greeting—especially considering the power imbalance that exists … Continue reading

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New Milestones in Connectivity Lab’s Aircraft and Laser Programs | Facebook Newsroom

Since we launched Internet.org, it’s been our mission to find ways to provide internet connectivity to the more than 4 billion people who are not yet online. Many of these people live within range of at least a 3G wireless … Continue reading

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NASA space telescope discovers Earth’s closest rocky neighbor

NASA researchers working with the Spitzer Space Telescope announced on Thursday that they had indeed found the closest rocky exoplanet to our own. It’s a tiny burg called HD 219134b that’s just 21 light years from Earth in the Cassiopeia … Continue reading

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When Is SysAdmin Day

System Administrator Appreciation Day is a 24-hour event occurring on the Last Friday of July. Always has been on the Last Friday of July.   It has never been on any other day.   It has never been on a … Continue reading

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Google Drive syncs files directly from Windows Office apps

Google already added tools that help Drive play nice with Office files, and now it’s offering easy access from inside Microsoft’s apps. With a new plug-in, you can open files for Word, Excel and PowerPoint from Drive. When the time … Continue reading

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The Future Will Run on Algae

In the twentieth century, oil was black gold. But as we march deeper into the twenty-first century, we could have a lucrative new fuel on our hands. One that’s blue-green and sometimes a little smelly. It’s found in wastewater, but … Continue reading

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Introducing Microsoft Surface Hub: The first team device designed to unlock the power of the group – The Official Microsoft Blog

Some of the most productive work happens when you can harness the collective knowledge and skills of a group. When you bring the right backgrounds and experience together, suddenly the most challenging problems feel like they can be solved.We want … Continue reading

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