16 April 2014

The Ruby Reflector

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"I have met the Queen lots of times; they call me, ‘The Union Jack Man.' She knows who I am. She's got used to me being about. She sometimes gives me a little wave and a smile," says a weather-beaten Hutt. "I am really looking forward to the wedding. I want to see them come out as a married couple, a future king and queen. I'm sure they will make the grade. I think it's true love. Instead of meeting each other in Buckingham Palace, they met at university, …

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abcworldnews :

Queen Meets Middleton Parents, Until Now Had "Not Felt the Need"

Royal wedding countdown continues... and today, the Queen has f inally met Kate Middleton's commoner parents .

The Queen invited Carole and Michael Middleton to a lunch at Windsor Castle today.

Why so long for an official meeting? Earlier this year, a palace spokesman told a newspaper that the queen "has not felt the need."

Get every royal detail at The Royal Diary at ABCNews.com.

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By Joey of Global Nerdy 3 years ago.
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…Free Agent Espresso Bar , located in Toronto's West Queen West neighbourhood ( 968 Queen Street West , to be precise). It's a work-friendly café that also acts as the home base for its parent business, Cloud AdAgents , an advertising/marketing/communications/social media agency. Rochelle Latinsky , who works at Cloud, along with Managing Director Tamera Kremer, invited me to host a Coffee and Code at their café, and went so far as …

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By Joey of Global Nerdy over 3 years ago.
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…went to one of the "white kids" schools - Crazy Go Nuts University, a.k.a. Queen's. For me, it' wasn't that University of Toronto was too Asian, but too close to home; going there felt like flying to Paris and eating at McDonald's. Queen's, and for that matter, the other "Canadian Ivies" Western and McGill (where my sister did her undergrad), were popular choices with those Asian students who wanted to work both sides of the cultural …

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By Giles Bowkett of Giles Bowkett 4 years ago.
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…spoken by the President of the United States or the variant spoken by the Queen of England. On the internet, no matter where you live, the dialect considered correct is the variant spoken by Google. Today, the rulers of Western society use Google to exert linguistic dominance. The rulers of Western society used to exert linguistic dominance with journalists and professors. Before that, they used Catholic priests. Before that, they used Roman soldiers.

I have to admit, I don't …

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You can't get coffee at Queen and Spadina without seeing a bona fide tech celeb, while geek socialites frequently have to make hard decisions about which event they're going to hit up... on a Monday.

Errett goes on at length about Mozilla (yawn) but fails to mention that the open-source myttc.ca provides amazing transit trip planning today.

It's significantly better than anything Google offers, and it was created by Kieran Huggins and Kevin Branigan right here …

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By Joey of Global Nerdy over 3 years ago.
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…. since their Gare Centrale is right under the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth , Microsoft Canada's preferred hotel.

The train left Toronto at 9:30 and will arrive in Ottawa's so-called "Downtown" station at around 2:00 p.m.. VIA Rail is playing a little fast and loose by calling the Ottawa's main train station "downtown", but for my purposes, it's at a convenient location: TechDays Ottawa's venue is the Hampton Inn Conference Centre…

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By Joey of Global Nerdy over 3 years ago.
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Today, Wednesday, September 29th, join "les bons gars", Developer Advisor Christian Beauclair and Regional Director Guy Barrette , who'll be holding a Coffee and Code at Le Café de la Cité on 75 Queen . They put on a professional appearance, but we all know qu'ils vont ecrire des «fart apps»! They'll be doing it in both official languages: Silverlight and XNA!

This article also appears in Canadian Developer Connection .

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By Joey of Global Nerdy over 3 years ago.
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Coffee and Code at Le Café de la Cité on 75 Queen . They put on a professional appearance, but we all know qu'ils vont ecrire des «fart apps»! They'll be doing it in both official languages: Silverlight and XNA!

Thursday, September 30 in Montreal ( Deployment Clinic)

Deployment clinics are a little more formal than Coffee and Codes. You can book an exclusive timeslot to deploy and test apps to a Windows Phone 7 device, and there's one taking …

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By Joey of Global Nerdy 4 years ago.
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…mater, Crazy Go Nuts University (which some of you may know as Queen's University). He was the guy who thought of applying Fitts' Law to human-computer interaction, did some pioneering work with multi-touch interfaces and invented the pie menu (which means that we owe weapon selection in Saints Row 2 and the full combat/spellcasting system in Dragon Age: Origins to him).

Albert Shum: He's the Director of Mobile Experience Design…

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