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ICT Enthusiast and photographer.

By - Darren Straight

1 year left until World Jump day

There is exactly 1 year left until the World Jump day an aattempt to get earth out of orbit by having lots of people all jump at the same time to stop global warming. 600.000.000 jumpers are needed, so far 213.546.542 people are going to jump. To read more please visit: http://www.worldjumpday.org Here’s a video you may also want to

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New admin at Google Community

Intelliot the admin at Google Community today has kindly decided to create a topic with a poll where any member of Google Community can vote for a New Admin! who can best handle admin responsibilities? let us be a democracy and vote on it. the admin has unrestricted power. be sure to choose the right person! moderators, please post your

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WWII commemorations

One million poppies have been dropped on thousands of people gathered in the Mall for Commemoration Day, marking 60 years since the end of World War II. Part of a flypast of World War II aircraft, the poppies were released by a Lancaster Bomber over The Mall as the Queen and Royal Family looked on. The Queen earlier addressed the

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London wins 2012 Olympic bid

London today has won the race to host the 2012 Olympics this will be the first time the Olympics has been held in Britain since 1948. First round London 22 Paris 21 Madrid 20 New York 19 Moscow 15 (eliminated) Second round Madrid 32 London 27 Paris 25 New York 16 (eliminated) Third round London 39 Paris 33 Madrid 31

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When is Software Ready for Users?

Just found this article on the IBM Website by Amy Wohl, and I must say it’s quite an interesting read to say the least. When is Software Ready for Users? Once upon a time, developers worked on software in the privacy of their offices, writing and testing it until it was finished. Only then would they ship it to users.