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What’s the point of having a Blog?

What’s the point of having a Blog?

We now have Social Networks, right? Facebook, Google+, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn – * insert your favorite unlisted Social Network here * – a bazillion to go. With even more features and widgets and gadgets and whatnot. They make sharing things VERY easy. They make talking with people, messaging people, participating in discussions very, very easy. […]
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Google+ Name Policy – Not Good Enough

Google+ Name Policy – Not Good Enough

You probably know that you have to use your real name on Facebook, whereas you can use a nickname on Google+. Well in case you don’t; Facebook requires that you use your real name, either directly or in a nickname + surname form. And nickname has to be directly derived from your real first name. […]
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Swords – Not so Honorable. Not Cool.

Swords – Not so Honorable. Not Cool.

You probably have a high idea of swords. You think they are noble, knightly, honorable or something. Like many book readers, movie enthusiasts, gamers. Like many people who like period movies like Robin Hood, Three Musketeers, medieval stuff and whatnot. That fast, witty, heroic – rogue like – characters use swords to deliver fast sword […]
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Oldest Music in the World

Oldest Music in the World

No joke – this IS the oldest known melody in the history of mankind. First, click play below. And while the music is playing, i’ll tell you what kind of music is this, and who were those who made it. Is it playing yet? Good. This is a song from ~1400 BC – ~3400 years […]
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Real Name Policy in Social Networks – Dangerous

Real Name Policy in Social Networks – Dangerous

Maybe you know about this – some social networks force you to use your real name in your profile. Facebook is one. If you aren’t using your real name, your account can get flagged (by Facebook automation or after getting reported), and then you can lose the account or at least get it locked. Google […]
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Lockpicking : The Unnecessary and Unrealistic Skill in RPGs

Lockpicking : The Unnecessary and Unrealistic Skill in RPGs

Lockpicking. Skyrim has it. World of Warcraft has it. Many other RPG games have it. They force you to take it either through your class, or through game-world features, or through rewards. You lockpick boxes in Wow, lockpick doors in instances, or say, you lockpick chests, doors in Skyrim. But it’s totally unrealistic, and unnecessary. […]
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