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Query to find best software talent on Stack Overflow

Query to find best software talent on Stack Overflow
This query will allow you to browse the huge Stack Overflow database of users in search for developers in certain regions, with specific skills. Change Location to countries you want to browse, and AboutMe to match skills like PHP, Javascript etc. select Id [User Link], * from Users where (UPPER(Location) like '%UNITED KINGDOM%' OR UPPER(Location) […]
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What I learned from fasting for three days

What I learned from fasting for three days
I recently read studies about the positive effects of fasting. It appears that after three or four days of fasting (just using water, no food is consumed) your body starts a very sophisticated regenerative and protective mechanism. And ancient civilizations and all religions have always promoted fasting. Having studied the topic I found out that it is […]
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New Year Resolutions 2015

New Year Resolutions 2015
It's that time of the year, renewing the New Year resolutions. Starting by reflecting on what I said last year I can note: I indeed got rid of Facebook and Twitter. Getting rid of Google was harder, honestly I did not even try, kind of forgot as I got rid of the first two very early […]
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The Wall Street Movie Marathon

What do you do when you are struck with the flu for 4 days and can not think straight? You catch up with some movies. I've been planning to watch "Wolf of the Wall Street" for quite some time, and since I had the whole day under my disposal, I threw in the original "Wall […]
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A dinner with David Braben

A dinner with David Braben
I am going to remember this Friday night. I met David Braben. Those of you who recognize the screenshot below will know why is this so special to me. It was 1984 and I was eight when I first laid my eyes on arguably the most influential game in my life. It was Elite. The game […]
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Is there a need for a WordPress advisory board ?

Is there a need for a WordPress advisory board ?
I am currently driving from Seattle to San Francisco, where I will arrive to the WordCamp San Francisco event which ManageWP is a sponsor of. The beautiful and scenic Pacific Highway 101 is a true inspiration for a busy mind. At one point in the journey, I started contemplating about WordPress and how huge of […]
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