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Mispronunciation

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I pronounce epitome "EPPY-tome", but EpiPen "uh-PIE-pen".
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Covarr
6 hours ago
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I frequently misspell people's names, but only if they're easy. Nebuchadnezzar? You're okay. But Bob? Expect an extra O in there somewhere.
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instig
5 hours ago
Covarr you're a geniiius
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I pronounce epitome "EPPY-tome", but EpiPen "uh-PIE-pen".

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There's a compromise bill to keep the notification bar but at least charge the battery.
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Covarr
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I think the real question is, who would want to move to a country with only 3G service and no LTE?
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endlessmike
7 hours ago
Maybe he was just somewhere with poor service, which makes some sort of sense since there's no wifi available either
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There's a compromise bill to keep the notification bar but at least charge the battery.

Baby Blues by Rick Kirkman and Jeremy Scott - 23 March 2017

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Covarr
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Every time I've ever started writing without any clear idea of where I was going, I ran into writer's block fairly quickly. You've gotta come up with a concept first, then an outline, then a story. Yeah, even 10-page children's board books need outlines, albeit perhaps simpler outlines that are a list of the core concept of each page.
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Color Pattern

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♫ When the spacing is tight / And the difference is slight / That's a moiré ♫
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mindspillage
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see also: http://www.perspicuity.com/?lightbox=image_104h
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Lythimus
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This just made me realize WaveNet/Deep Voice could be used to match regular sentences to the cadence of a library of pop songs. This would have no practical use, but it would mean you could pick out pairs of sentences from a speech and sing them all to well known pop songs.
FlyingRat
5 days ago
That would be fun. Certain things are well known, like the fact that you can sing almost any Emily Dickinson poem to the tune of Yellow Rose of Texas or the Gilligan's Island theme, but expanding the canon would be great.
kbenson
4 days ago
In the future, our robot overlords will speak to us exclusively in verse set to ear-worm songs, to both torture us and prevent us from forgetting their commands.
endlessmike
7 hours ago
Do this with every Trump speech. Thanks in advance
JayM
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ROFL
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jepler
5 days ago
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hee hee
Earth, Sol system, Western spiral arm
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♫ When the spacing is tight / And the difference is slight / That's a moiré ♫
emdot
1 day ago
Lines will zig ziggy ziggy zag, ziggy ziggy zag / Don't be mad at the pattern / They can smooth do a little move, just a groove / And you'll see it unscatters

Netflix May Edit Its Content Specifically For Mobile Users

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In order to stand out in the crowded field of on-demand streaming services, media companies know the more places they can get eyeballs on their content, the more successful they’ll be. And because viewers are often on the go, Netflix says it’s considering making separate cuts of its original programming optimized for watching on mobile devices.

The Verge reports on a chat Netflix chief product officer Neil Hunt had with members of the media in San Francisco on Wednesday, where the executive says the company is planning to look into mobile-specific cuts as customers continue to watch TV and movies on mobile.

“It’s not inconceivable that you could take a master [copy] and make a different cut for mobile,” Hunt said.

Netflix hasn’t tried this idea yet, he added, but “it’s something we will explore over the next few years.”

Hunt noted that while most customers in the U.S. and Canada are more into watching content on TVs, in other markets that Netflix is now available in like India, “mobile screens are the majority consumption device.”

Why might a mobile-only version be attractive to customers? When you shrink the screen, the viewing experience can be a bit lacking. For example, The Verge points out, certain shots might be hard to see or just aren’t as visually striking as they might on a larger screen.





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Covarr
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Y'know, that's not a bad idea. The text messaging in House of Cards could really do for a zoomed in version on mobile, for example, to maintain visibility even on small screens.
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Onboarding

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'So we just have a steady flow of metal piling up in our server room? Isn't that a problem?' 'Yeah, you should bring that up at our next bismuth meeting.'
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Covarr
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Between simultaneously starring in and directing every Broadway show AND every Disney movie, how does Lin-Manuel Miranda find time for this?
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Cthulhux
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Alternative title: Startups.
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'So we just have a steady flow of metal piling up in our server room? Isn't that a problem?' 'Yeah, you should bring that up at our next bismuth meeting.'
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