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Gaming for Extra Life

Gaming for Extra Life

Despite life continuing to become more hectic as I ramp up preparations for opening the new makerspace in North Boynton and preparing for Miami’s first Mini Maker Faire, a group of dedicated individuals decided to take on raising cash for a charity event. Extra Life is a charity which accepts donations on behalf of the Children’s Miracle Network of Hospitals and culminates in 24 hours of non-stop gaming. The ante was even higher this year as the event feel on…

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Facebook Ninja: The Comment Reveal

Facebook Ninja: The Comment Reveal

This is a cheap little trick, but I like to use the Facebook Comment Reveal to add a little excitement to my online social grind. Facebook will truncate a comment to reduce the length of the page and not bombard a casual reader with more than they care to consume. You get about six lines of text (including the length of your name in the first line) before Facebook will cut your comment off with an ellipsis and “Read More” prompt. So…

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Fun Surprise for Gmail Users This Morning

Fun Surprise for Gmail Users This Morning

Google gave me a little excitement this morning when I opened up Gmail. This morning Google started the beta for Priority Inbox, a new feature which prioritizes email it thinks is most important for you to read, and kicked things off with a little intro/feature video in the top of the menu bar as is typical for Google. What was particularly exciting was the fanfare I received when the browser opened my inbox. If you use Chrome to open Gmail,…

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