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they thought they were free

“You see,” my colleague went on, “one doesn’t see exactly where or how to move. Believe me, this is true. Each act, each occasion, is worse than the last, but only a little worse. You wait for the next and

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A Calculation of Odds in the Dice Game Langur Burja

A Calculation of Odds in the Dice Game Langur Burja Gale Richard Walker September 2017 Langur Burja, a dice game popular in Nepal and in the British navy (where it is known as Crown and Anchor), uses six identical dice, each

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enabling CORS on Apache

Many people struggle to get CORS (Cross-Origin Resource Sharing) enabled on their site to allow transmission of JSON, XML, or some other sort of data from one script to another, running on different domains. Simply adding Header always set Access-Control-Allow-Origin “*” 

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gradually coming to grips with reality

All truth passes through three stages: The truth is ridiculed. The truth is violently opposed. The truth is accepted as being self-evident.

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up and running with UserSpice 4.2.4

UserSpice v.4.2.4 was released yesterday, but I had a few issues with its installation. I got the following errors: Parse error: syntax error, unexpected ‘,’ in /users/init.php on line 49 Fix: change users/init.php line 45 from: ‘host’ => ‘localhost’ to:

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the battle of donetsk airport over time

In the following series of images I explore the 2014-2015 Battle of Donetsk Airport from Google Earth flyovers.

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for the people copy + spread!

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accelerating WordPress

Once a WordPress site is built out with themes, plug-ins, and what-not, the overall number of files necessary to transfer to the client increases. Each requests takes some time. Compiling code into fewer, smaller files can help speed the loading

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