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Interwoven Globe: a show that reveals the fabric of power – The Guardian

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Interwoven Globe: a show that reveals the fabric of power
The Guardian
By the 14th century, the Chinese diaspora had spread across the South China Sea as far as Singapore and Java, at least the distance between Seville and New Spain. Between 1403 and 1433, Admiral Zheng He led expeditions from southern China to India, ...

World timeline in the Sachin Tendulkar Era – Part 1: The 20th century – Cricket Country

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World timeline in the Sachin Tendulkar Era – Part 1: The 20th century
Cricket Country
In May, Sushmita Sen was crowned Miss Universe in Manila. And in November, Aishwarya Rai became the Miss World in Sun City. ... The Java programming language was born. Amazon.com sold its first book – Douglas Hofstadter's Fluid Concepts and ...

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Of Thanksgiving Day Parades and Friends in Exile – FlaglerLive.com

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Of Thanksgiving Day Parades and Friends in Exile
FlaglerLive.com
The sun rose for the second time today. By then too I was smelling aromas of sweet ... No Java Joint. No ocean. No Arab interludes. Just Tom Corbett. Since they're still in their Sinai and we're not yet over the sorrow of losing our own Promised Mom a ...

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Ideas vs. Inventions – Flathead Beacon

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Ideas vs. Inventions
Flathead Beacon
The case dragged on and largely focused on Java technologies, which Oracle now owned with its acquisition of Sun Microsystem a year prior. I watched the case move through the courts, partially because the size of the companies involved; partially ...

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Microsoft Should Be Scared to Death of Google’s Chromebooks – Motley Fool

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Microsoft Should Be Scared to Death of Google's Chromebooks
Motley Fool
In the 1990s, Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT ) worked hard to undermine Java, Sun Microsystem's programming language. Back then, it was believed that Java would allow programmers to write applications that could effectively run on any operating system, ...

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Calendar: From Branford, New Haven, West Haven and beyond – New Haven Register

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Calendar: From Branford, New Haven, West Haven and beyond
New Haven Register
Uncasville: Mohegan Sun's World of Holiday Marvels, festivities include a life-size gingerbread house, holiday decor, a tree lighting ceremony and a Nutcracker performance, 6 p.m. Dec. 5, free, 1-888-226-7711 Mohegan Sun Casino, 1 Mohegan ..... 12, 6 ...

Implementing better code design for a camera feature in a 2D game – GameDev.net

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Implementing better code design for a camera feature in a 2D game
GameDev.net
The game is coded in Java. On a side note: I have a idea for a code design for the camera but the camera needs to know which object are on screen and offset their position by a certain amount when the user presses a key. Seems like I am overcomplicated ...

Mount Sinabung volcano erupts eight times in a few hours sending thousands … – Herald Sun

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Mount Sinabung volcano erupts eight times in a few hours sending thousands ...
Herald Sun
The country's most active volcano, Mount Merapi in central Java, killed more than 350 people in a series of violent eruptions in 2010. People look as Mount Sinabung spews pyroclastic smoke above Tigapancur village. Picture: Ulet Ifansasti Source: Getty ...
Thousands flee as Indonesia volcano erupts eight timesThe Sun Daily

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Is this the best holiday in the world? – NEWS.com.au (blog)

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Is this the best holiday in the world?
NEWS.com.au (blog)
This was the epicentre of the French couture world, in which Parisian craftspeople toiled through the night to make the vision of 'monsieur' - a Sun King-like figure - come alive. Visitors can now stand in the very studio where Saint Laurent draped ...
Round the world in style: Nine dream destinations that are so hot right nowThe Daily Telegraph

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Citrix on Extreme Scalability in the Cloud – DABCC.com

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Citrix on Extreme Scalability in the Cloud
DABCC.com
Around 2001, my good friend Tim Cramer and I were working together on the Java Performance team at Sun Microsystem. At the time, Sun was launching a new computer server codenamed Starcat. The Starcat, later officially dubbed the SunFire E15000, was ...

Amateur photographer Beti Monaris snaps image of kissing caterpillars in garden – Herald Sun

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Amateur photographer Beti Monaris snaps image of kissing caterpillars in garden
Herald Sun
The spell-binding image was caught by amateur photographer Beti Monaris, 27, as he went out into his back garden in Yogyakarta, the capital of Java, at 7am. Almost walking straight into the silent and loved-up pair, he crept backwards to grab his ...

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How Node.js Got Big – ReadWrite

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How Node.js Got Big
ReadWrite
It's a big deal of personal importance to Cantrill, formerly of Sun Microsystems, which stewarded the Java language. While employees at Sun argued about whether or not to make Java open source for years, Node.js has been from the start. For the ...

Cup half full? Oracle VPs defend Java’s security legacy – ITProPortal

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Cup half full? Oracle VPs defend Java's security legacy
ITProPortal
Nandini Ramani, Oracle's Vice President of the Java Platform, also took to the stage to announce Oracle's membership in the HSA Foundation, and defend its security record. She pointed to the fact that Sun Microsystems was now under Oracle's wing, and ...

Oracle: Java’s security problems are limited to the browser – VR-Zone

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Oracle: Java's security problems are limited to the browser
VR-Zone
In September, Threatpost ran a piece titled “Java's Losing Security Legacy” about the apparent paradox of Java's sandbox: applications with signed code are allowed to bypass Java's sandbox, thereby bypassing the security the sandbox offers. If ...
Cup half full? Oracle VPs defend Java's security legacyITProPortal

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8 Surprising Health Benefits of Coffee – Pittsburg Morning Sun

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8 Surprising Health Benefits of Coffee
Pittsburg Morning Sun
For those of you who can't part with your morning cup of joe, take heart: Turns out a daily dose of java comes with a number of surprising health perks. Once considered a toxic vice, coffee is now being touted as one of the healthiest beverages on the ...

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Allarme per virus informatico – politicamentecorretto.com

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Allarme per virus informatico
politicamentecorretto.com
Adobe Reader, Adobe Flash, Sun Java, ecc.) nonché i sistemi antivirus e il firewall personale. Se si ricevono e-mail inaspettate o che provengono da mittenti sconosciuti, bisogna ignorare le indicazioni, non aprire allegati o link. In caso di infezione ...

Base64 Encoding in Java 8 – DZone News

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Base64 Encoding in Java 8
DZone News
It can't get simpler than that and, unlike in earlier versions of Java, there is any need for external dependencies (commons-codec), Sun classes (sun.misc.BASE64Decoder) or JAXB's DatatypeConverter (Java 6 and above). However it gets even better.

Oracle pours hot, steaming Java into heterogeneous heaven – Register

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Oracle pours hot, steaming Java into heterogeneous heaven
Register
Oracle's's Project Lambda effort shoved it under the covers by adding programming constructs called "closures" to JDK 8, which are intended to make it simpler to write Java code for multicore processors. But parallel computing is not heterogeneous ...
Oracle seeks Java performance boost, joins HSA FoundationPCWorld

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Thanks for helping with Havre de Grace Winter Wonderland [Letter] – Baltimore Sun

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Thanks for helping with Havre de Grace Winter Wonderland [Letter]
Baltimore Sun
Tickets are $1 and there will only be 200 sold so get them early at Java by the Bay (118 N. Washington St.). All family members attending will need a ticket and there will be no ticket sales at the door. Meet Santa and have a slice of pizza and a drink.

AMD charts a path to Java on the GPU – SemiAccurate

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AMD charts a path to Java on the GPU
SemiAccurate
The big news is that Java 8 is now HSA aware through Aparapi and you can use Java Lambda expressions to represent GPU targeted code. Better yet this is all native, there is no need to modify the JVM, everything is in external AMD provided libraries ...
Heterogeneous System Architecture Changes CPU/GPU SoftwareElectronic Design
AMD Bets On APU Servers, Rolls Out The Developer ToolsTechWeekEurope UK
AMD Launches Developer Tools for Server APUseWeek

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