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Detecting rohypnol, or similar scenarios where you are "truth testing" the ingredients. Pretty sure rohypnol detecting glasses (or drink umbrellas, etc.) exist, but I am not Googling that.

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Disposable stirring sticks and coasters that detect roofies do exist, and they're more convenient than bringing your special cup around to bars.

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FUCK THAT

sorry - had to

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I honestly believe the nerdery around 2048 to be a generally positive thing. I love games and the possibilities they hold for shared understanding of systems...

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Here - someone did the few minutes of Google searching and rational analysis that Dorfman didn't have time for, you know, to keep this piece from being complete bullshit.

http://www.mathofpolitics.com/2014/01/30/poor-work-counting-...

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Fun topic which inspires me to mention two goodies that help fuel in-depth conversations about measurement and conversion:

1) The Measure of All Things - http://www.kenalder.com/measure/ (science history goodness)

2) Frink - http://futureboy.us/frinkdocs/ (one of my first discoveries on HN and still one of the most fun to return to)

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I appreciate the evolution of the Humble Bundle idea. The indie bundles seem to be obvious wins for the developers, the non-indies seem like sensible plays to make more money on older titles, and the promotion of worthwhile charities is legit. And you can always move your Humble Bundle tip to $0 if you don't think they deserve it - what's not to like?

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Re: SVG drawing tools - why not Inkscape? It's native format is SVG and it allows editing the markup directly. I get much better results using it than converting XAML to SVG (which is JUST different enough to be annoying). Would love to see the tools you've written... Thanks for sharing.

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I've had real issues with Inkscape, especially its user interface. It's just not a Mac app. I'd love to see someone tear the gubbins out of Inkscape and place them in a good user interface. (To be fair I have real issues with Illustrator's UI, too. And the App I choose to use isn't a Mac app to the point of being a Windows App on a PC in Parallels.)

Expression Design has a very simple, powerful interface: scroll is zoom, space bar is pan, unmodified click is select. I'd like to see someone make an SVG editor with a cross between it and Bret Victor's Gestural Zoom And Pan.

http://worrydream.com/#!/GesturalZoomAndPan

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Powershell is really quite good if you don't mind learning a slightly different shell. And there are good tools to extend it (PowerGUI is one I like).

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Powershell on ConEmu is a joy to use, especially after you add in posh-git. When I found out Powershell can instantiate and call .net objects and functions (including threads) I immediately set out to convert all my batch scripts to powershell scripts and haven't looked back.

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Nice! Thanks.

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ISE on Powershell 3.0 is also somewhat useful

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Because they had to pick something and you can't please anybody ever when picking typefaces?

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Steve Jobs blah blah blah UNIX blah blah blah Apple blah blah UX nerdery blah blah blah blah blah.

OK - now the important stuff about the Cube:

https://www.google.com/search?q=next+magnesium+case+burn

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Hilarious. The world hates you because of how you treat PEOPLE. Yer a record label, idiots - you fuck people over for fun and profit: coders (artists - remember when you pioneered thinking of coders this way?) and players (you understand the analogy at this point, right?)

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