The Victorians were into some weird stuff but one thing that could stand to make a comeback is a subgenre of speculative fiction called “utopian romance.” These books were somewhat light on plot and spent most of their pages describing utopian futures where everything you could ever want or need was directly at your finger tips. I suppose that is as good a way as any to work through the existential angst that persists in the face of incredible violence mixed with the lavishness of global empire. One person that was not too keen on these novels was a legal stenographer by the name of Ebenezer Howard. He was reading one such utopian romance called Looking Backward by Edward Bellamy which described something akin to Amazon: an enormous network of hyper-efficient delivery systems that could get you just about anything you want nearly as soon as you…
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Introduction – How to buy or sell Bitcoin instantly using PayPal
In this article you will learn how to buy Bitcoin with PayPal and how to exchange Bitcoin to PayPal. There are numerous reasons why people want to use PayPal to buy or sell Bitcoin, and it’s possible, it’s just not directly possible. PayPal doesn’t offer you to exchange Bitcoin, but there is a workaround to use PayPal with Bitcoin. Don’t be afraid, it might look tricky at first, but once you understand it will be quite easy and you can start to buy or sell Bitcoin via PayPal.
One of the only instant and secure ways to buy or sell Bitcoin using Paypal, is to use an exchange called VirWox. Through this site you will be able to buy and sell Bitcoin with PayPal. But there is a problem, the fees are quite high and the reason is…
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I’ve been trading Bitcoin for a while, and sometimes I have amounts leftover that I would call Bitcoin dust, in other words, bits I could afford to lose. I use these amounts to play Bitcoin dice for pure entertainment, which means I roll them for the fun and to see if I get a profit. If you want to do the same, I will explain where you can do that.
Disclaimer: I think I don’t have to mention that you never should bet on amounts you can not afford to lose, so, always keep this in mind, betting is always a risky game!
My Favorite Bitcoin Dice Game
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How many photos do you have on Facebook? How many of those are photos you never thought to back up?
This just-disclosed Facebook bug would have allowed for anyone with a bit of technical know-how to delete any photo on Facebook.
Fortunately, the guy who discovered the bug (Laxman Muthiyah of India) was quick to give Facebook a heads up — and for his troubles, he got a $12,500 bounty. (Sure, the bug could have pretty easily done more than $12,500 worth of damage to Facebook — but that’s not quite how bug bounty projects work.)
Facebook turned around and fixed the bug in about two hours.
Laxman has a breakdown of how it all works here, but here’s the short version: Facebook’s Graph API wasn’t checking permissions properly. If you sent a request to the Graph API to delete another user’s photo album and toss your own Facebook for…
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Some leaks indicate that Nikon will release the D7200, the successor for the D7100 DSLR camera. However, a lot of people assumed that the Nikon D7200 could be announced during the CP+ Camera and Photo Imaging Show in Japan. The exhibition is already running and will end on February 15, that means the D7200 could be still announced during the show, but apart from the leaked D7200 certificate, there were not much other leaks, so that it is still questionable if Nikon will really announce the D7200 during the exhibition in Japan. Apart from the announcement rumors, there was also speculation about the D7200 specs. We can just speculate about both and wait.
You can find several forums and other sources where people discuss and speculate about the Nikon D7200 announcement and release date, and many do now think that the D7200 could be announced some weeks…
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As a gamer you know this question, is Steam down? That question comes up as soon as you can’t login to Steam anymore or if parts of Steam like the community or store section don’t load properly anymore. Maybe you also can’t go on with you game as you lost connection but it requires to be logged in to Steam, or the game downloads don’t work right and so on. Is Steam down? That is a question that all Steam gamers know. So, how can we find out more about the Steam server status?
There are ways to find out more about the Steam status. As I often frequent in the Steam community of Reddit, I would find it either out because a lot of people would open threads there with the question about the Steam server status, or I would find it out as they have a really…
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Days after Google reported a miss in its quarterly earnings on the back of declines in ad revenues, another development points to challenges being made on the search giant. Yahoo continues to inch up in search market share, at the expense of Google declining, with Google’s share of U.S. searches, excluding mobile, dipping below 75% for the first time since July 2008, and Yahoo overtaking bing as the second-largest search engine in the U.S. when counting desktop, console, tablet and smartphone queries.
It may look like a drop in the ocean to some — especially given the caveats we detail below — but the numbers, published by StatCounter, show that Yahoo’s deal to take over as the default search option on Firefox is very slowly bearing fruit, with the company nearly tripling its market share on that browser in the U.S. in the last three months.
Yahoo is now up to over 28% of all searches…
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There are two ways to use console commands in Battlefield Hardline. The first way is to open the console in the game to type in the commands, but the problem is that the commands will only be enabled once and for the time your game session is active but the commands won´t be active anymore in your next game session after you restarted Battlefield Hardline. So, what is if you want to have certain commands active permanently? It´s possible too and what we need to do is creating a config file!
How do we create this config file? It´s easy and if you know how to create a config file in Battlefield 4, it won´t be much different for Battlefield Hardline. But if you are not sure how it was done in Battlefield 4, I will explain it now and the steps are very easy…
1. First of all…
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It´s some time ago when I wrote on my blog in another article how you can enable the FPS display in Battlefield 4 and I noticed that the same commands work in Battlefield Hardline too, so that I want to write a tutorial about the Battlefield Hardline FPS display as well, but this time on my new technology and game related blog. So, lets talk about how you can display the FPS in Battlefield Hardline…
There are two ways how you can do this. The first method will activate the FPS display only in your active game session but the FPS display will disappear in your next game session, I mean in case you restart the game for example. If you want to show the FPS only once until you end the game, you just have to use the tilde key (~) to open your game console and then you…
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Leaked certificates about new Nikon cameras appeared on a Russian site called Novocert, a site that is gathering documents and information’s from public sources and registered companies, workers or entrepreneurs. According to the leaked documents from this website there are several new Nikon cameras rumored to be announced at the CP+ 2015 Camera And Photo Imaging Show in Japan. The exhibition will open February 12 and end on February 15.
The rumored new Nikon cameras are the Nikon D7200 DSLR, mirrorless Nikon 1 J5 camera and it is possible that they will announce a high-end compact camera called Nikon Coolpix P900. Other compact cameras as the Nikon Coolpix S9900, Nikon Coolpix S7000, Coolpix S3700, Coolpix L840, Coolpix P610 and the Coolpix AW130 could be announced then too according to the leaked certificates:
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