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To Sell is Human – Dan Pink

One of the TED talks I have watched the most and basically require other people to watch is on The Surprising Science of Motivation. In the presentation Dan Pink talks about Intrinsic Motivation, something which as a programmer, film maker, entrepreneur and activist I am very deeply motivated by. In the TED talk Dan Pink basically explains…

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Dust, insidious dust

The sun beats down, heating a particle of dust on the ground. It shakes and vibrates with heat and excitement, raring to get away. Plod goes the feet and with a puff of air the dust is off and away. In the air, it is joined by millions of friends as a cloud forms behind…

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Yeast or Egg, the future of Humanity?

My Dad thinks of humans as akin to Yeast, we will eventually kill ourselves off, swimming in our own waste. I think of us like an embyro in an egg, we have to break out of our current growth mentality. Yeast produce Alcohol as a waste product. Given enough sugar they will produce so much…

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Fishburners Skype convo – List of Angels/VCs in Australia

[3:35:58 PM] robertaoliu: if anyone else finds this useful, here’s what I’ve got so far for angels/VCs in Australia [3:36:09 PM] robertaoliu: info@stanski.com, admin@nextec.com.au, info@optimum-capital.com.au, admin@starfishvc.com, admin@alchemyequities.com.au, deals@melbourneangels.net, simon.macfarlane@lenoxmontague.com, lmacklin@cvc.com.au, info@divergent.com.au, greg.wang@equitypartners.com.au, vcp@vcp.com.au, info@innovationcapital.net, info@rightclickcapital.com, contact@a-b.com.au, mhirshorn@fourhats.com.au, enquiries@tvp.com.au, john.murphy@investec.com.au, info@allencapital.com.au, ascalon@ascalon.com.au, sydney@lazard.com, enquiries@catalystinvest.com.au, mail@co-investor.net, contactus@conceptfs.com.au, mail@crescentcap.com.au, paul.batchelor@dbcapital-partners.com, rdulhunty@devcapital.com.au, enquiries@ethicalcapital.com.au, privateequity@gs.com.au, sydney@gresham.com.au, contact@hawkesbridge.com.au, info@helmsman.com.au, keith@ktmcapital.com.au, info@rmbcapital.com.au,…

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The Most Astounding Fact (Neil DeGrasse Tyson)

Astrophysicist Dr. Neil DeGrasse Tyson was asked by a reader of TIME magazine, “What is the most astounding fact you can share with us about the Universe?” This is his answer.

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Green Bike is Green

I thought this was an interesting dichotomy. A bright green bike vs the dark Crowne Plaza in the background.

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The first day of a new chapter

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Target Audience : xxx
Length :
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Synopsis:
A brief blurb of what the movie is about. xxxxx

Review : A brief overview of what you thought about the movie. xxxxx

Our Rating : x/10. xxxx

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Web Browser Extensions

I’ve come to love Facebook Photo Zoom, It lets you put your mouse over a small image (e.g someone’s display pic) in Facebook and it’ll show a full sized (or as close to it as your screen will support) image.

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Program Installers should show the Readme AS they are installing

This is my call to all programers who use, and especially those that make installer programs. SHOW THE README FILE AS THE APPLICATION IS INSTALLING, NOT AFTERWARDS!!! If it takes me 5mins to find and download the app, then 2mins to go through the installer and another 5mins to actually install the program, then before…

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Ubuntu /etc/init.d/ventrilo startup script

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– Summary –

Director : xxx
Cast :
xxx xxx, xxx xxx.
Censorship Rating :
x (Ages xx and up)
Target Audience : xxx
Length :
x hours xx minutes
Synopsis:
A brief blurb of what the movie is about. xxxxx

Review : A brief overview of what you thought about the movie. xxxxx

Our Rating : x/10. xxxx

{Insert actual review here}

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