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Doctor Who – Christmas Special 2017

Twice Upon a Time Twice Upon a Time marks a huge sea-change for the series as it waves goodbye to the Steven Moffat showrunning era of Doctor Who as well as Twelfth Doctor Peter Capaldi, while simultaneously welcoming the series’ … Continue reading

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[Notes] Augmented Object Based Learning

❝This is the office of the future, where Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) change our working lives. AR overlays digital information on the real world, while VR creates an immersive, simulated environment that replaces the real world.❞ — … Continue reading

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D&D 5e : Season 7

Our irregular group of gamers “have sword, will travel …” is a D&D5e campaign set on the Sword Coast in the Forgotten Realms. Tomb of Annihilation Season 7: Tomb of Annihilation The talk of the streets and taverns has all … Continue reading

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#TowelDay

❝ A towel, it says, is about the most massively useful thing an interstellar hitchhiker can have. Partly it has great practical value. You can wrap it around you for warmth as you bound across the cold moons of Jaglan … Continue reading

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Do we get to hear more about electric sheep?

Blade Runner 2049 // Officer K (Ryan Gosling), a new blade runner for the Los Angeles Police Department, unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what’s left of society into chaos. His discovery leads him on a … Continue reading

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American Gods

American Gods – Featurette ❝ “Hey,” said Shadow. “Huginn or Muninn, or whoever you are.” The bird turned, head tipped, suspiciously, on one side, and it stared at him with bright eyes. “Say ‘Nevermore,’” said Shadow. “Fuck you,” said the … Continue reading

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MacBook Pro with Retina Display not working via HDMI Extron wall plate

Problem: MacBook Pro with Retina Display not working via HDMI Extron wall plate. Cause: Extended Display Identification Data (EDID) issue with the Retina model MacBook Pros when using Mini DisplayPort to HDMI cable, and some Mini DisplayPort to HDMI adapters. … Continue reading

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