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15 August 2011

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  1. Martin Woodhouse - Telegraph

    “Martin Woodhouse, who has died aged 78, was a psychologist and medic, but worked variously as a novelist, scriptwriter, engineer, programmer, government planner, artificial intelligence researcher and perfumer.” That’s a life.  (via Infovore)

  2. Stop Coddling the Super-Rich - NYTimes.com

    Billionaire Jim Andrews in ‘Doonesbury’ won’t be pleased when he reads Warren Buffett’s latest article.

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    Watching the Beyoncé droid at Glastonbury for the third time (recorded). It won't be the last.

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    When the 1990s revival comes around, Google's going to be raking it in with its line of retro StarTAC phones.

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    @hondanhon @antimega I was really hoping it would end with "You must KNOW UNIX!"

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    On plus side, Poliakoff is still the best at shooting lazy late English summer country afternoons. He practises with every film. #glorious39

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    @JamesWallis We only lasted half an hour of Glorious 39. Such a terrible script. Every plot point was explained in great, stilted, detail.

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    @dotcode @dracos Ha, I tried the Odeon website just the other day and was amazed how bad it still was.

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    @blech Does chip and pin work with checks (sic)?

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    @minor9th That’s funny. Only James and Denise seem to realise it’s not an escalator.

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    @newspaperclub None at all. Ordered from Marks & Spencer, addressed to “Mr The lovely people at N”.

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    @newspaperclub, a nice plant has arrived for you from someone anonymous. flic.kr/p/adb3YX

    Hackney, England, United Kingdom

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    @denisewilton I’m a gentleman amateur at everything. I have a licence to dabble.

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    @denisewilton Stop writing! You’re a designer and only writers should write! Back to your drawing!