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Forever alone 2014

3 years, 7 months ago
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I congratulate all with coming new year!


All who for any reasons celebrate this holiday one or at work, I invite in a New Year's chat. The holiday walks over the country, we lift toasts each hour!

1) via the browser
webchat.freenode.net
room #habra
Any nickname (it is extremely desirable registered) and kapch

2) through the irc-client
Network: FreeNode
Main IRC server: irc.freenode.net
Port: 6667
room: #habra
coding UTF-8

3) link
irc://irc.freenode.net:6667/habra

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Suddenly. SugarSync finishes work of free accounts

3 years, 8 months ago
Found absolutely unexpected letter in the mailbox today.

Dear SugarSync User,

Thanks for using SugarSync. We wanted to let you know that beginning on February 8th, 2014 we will transition to a paid service. In order to continue using SugarSync you will need to upgrade your account.

Making this change is something we’ve planned for a while. It will allow us to serve you better and add services and features that will help SugarSync users get more from the service.

Service decided to commit ritual suicide? I did not find any benefits before competitors for all years of use in them.

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Short Social Network version

3 years, 9 months ago
I suggest habra-public to watch the fine video created by the Korean video the designer Beomseok Young which creates feeling of reality from hit of mechanisms of social networks in daily life:



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Distribution of elephants: Beeline gave free access to the subscribers to network Beeline WI-FI under the EAP-SIM protocol

3 years, 9 months ago


Many at run in cafe, restaurants, the airports noticed existence of the Beeline WI-FI WPA network - It is a paid network of the former Golden Telecom, earlier it was possible to get access to it only having paid or having received service as a part of a packet.

But since October 25-26 all users of a mobile network of Beeline got free automatic access to this of network Wi-Fi.
In other words — came into a network area of coverage if WI-FI is included on the device — were automatically connected to a network.

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Tesla and Effekt Mpemby

3 years, 9 months ago
Only that article that someone wants to check the theory of Tesla was written, the post was zaminusovat, the user became read-only and the post was hidden. Perhaps, this business not grateful to remember such post. And in general, if I should have put money, charlatans they or not, or it will turn out at them or not. I would put on the fact that they are charlatans and at them nothing will turn out. But two days ago in news there was news that scientists in Singapore perhaps revealed Effekt Mpemby.

The effect of Mpemby is called in honor of the African boy who noticed 1963 that hot dairy mix turns into ice cream (is frozen) quicker than cold.

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Commodity declarations of Google: blamestorming session

3 years, 9 months ago
I want to tell about the fine tool which allows to show it to good effect yours while the user, he is a potential buyer, looks for it in Google. It is remarkable that the user will see much more information, than in the traditional text advertizing block: the goods cost, the name of your shop, and the most important – the image.

Declarations of this type possess the highest percent of CTR, and also very tasty cost of click (in view of not really big competition). Payment is performed for transition according to the commodity declaration. You quote maximum price for click which

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Airlike — BUMP without blows cams

3 years, 9 months ago
imageLast week TechCrunch wrote about the new application for iPhone from the Russian developers from the Displair company (these are creators of air Multi-Touch of displays in style of the movie "Dissenting opinion").

As well as the Bump application (which, by the way, Google purchased recently), Airlike uses different iPhone sensors in a combination to own algorithms on the basis of cloud computing and allows to share photos, videos and contacts with other users of iPhone who are in close proximity. But with one very important difference: when using the Airlike application there is no need to hit smartphones. Instead it is necessary to direct phones at each other and to transfer by simple gesture a photo "by air".

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The megaphone turned off sending the SMS with the alphabetic addressee

3 years, 9 months ago
From now on the Megafon company unilaterally blocked sending messages from alphabetic senders for SMS of services. At present messages in a network "MegaFon" reach only from number senders.

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Humble WB Games Bundle

3 years, 9 months ago
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2 weeks will last sales of a new bandl.
You receive for 1 dollar:
  • Batman: Arkham Asylum GOTY
  • F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin
  • F.E.A.R. 3
  • Lord of the Rings: War in the North

Having paid above the average price (at the time of writing of a post makes $4.47) in addition you receive:
  • Scribblenauts Unlimited
  • Batman: Arkham City GOTY

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Email-marketing: 3 lessons of relevance from the best companies

3 years, 9 months ago
This post – transfer of record of Daniel Burstejn (Daniel Burstein) from the blog MarketingSherpa.

Daniel analyzed cases of nominees on the award MarketingSherpa Email Awards 2014 regarding relevance of campaigns a mail marketing and gave the assessment to campaigns of participants of an award.

I will remind that relevance is "capability to correspond to something, to be essential, important, pertinent". In this case, it is about relevance of the marketing message to interests of the receiver of the e-mail.

Further there is transfer. My comments are italicized.

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