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Alien Math
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via <jessicafischerqueen> Protip: Set all the "auto download" switches on "manual" for everything- including "safe companies" like Microsoft itself. Give yourself a chance to be alerted to an update and educate yourself about it (via internet search) before allowing it.

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   Alien Math has kibitzed 1598 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Nov-22-15 Annie K. chessforum (replies)
Alien Math: Another consideration about "L" as we say it compared to how Americans say it, our form blends L with our words well, using the American form there is an extra layer of difficulty as the letters following L have the wrong inflection or stress added
   Nov-11-15 Alien Math chessforum
Alien Math: At 14 age and grade 8, Anh Khôi decision of school study time over chess, and continues to hope for becoming a doctor in the future
   Oct-26-15 chessforum (replies)
Alien Math: <I forget what ⨀ means. Is that the zugzwang symbol? I could add that one while I'm at it.> One of the various mathematical symbols, with various other from
   Oct-10-15 Chessgames Bookie chessforum (replies)
Alien Math: <sydbarrett: Thanks Alien. I find strange English creepy> i am sorry my english are not good enough for you to be comfortable, i will let my teachers know and accept their judgement, this are the 4th language i am learning, so accept my apology for mistakes
   Oct-10-15 jessicafischerqueen chessforum (replies)
Alien Math: harrylime, sorry i type your name wrong, her not a mr, i realize i am very outspoken here, but i care about my family even if they are crazy at times, t rex was interesting, offer a thanks
   Aug-31-15 Kenneth Rogoff (replies)
Alien Math: In Alaska the mountain are known as Denali, many who visit Alaska appear with asking about Mount McKinley, even back home it name on maps are Núi McKinley, translated as Mount McKinley
   Aug-10-15 playground player chessforum (replies)
Alien Math: Since our kibitzes provides insight about what others view are noted as hostile, our withdraw appears
   Jul-31-15 scout118 chessforum (replies)
Alien Math: <scout118> Thanks, have pass the information along to others who have time for Japan language, interestingly there appears a more than a few at chessgames with polyglot learning and ability
   Jul-27-15 Yifan Hou (replies)
Alien Math: Offering a thank you for a swift return of her picture, the absence appeared odd for her page
   Jul-19-15 Penguincw chessforum (replies)
Alien Math: Wiki article might help with family name - personal name order ~
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  Alien Math: Our Thanh might be ability to converse with English, Viet, Hmong, Mandarin based communities and German,

What she lacks is an understanding why they chose their particular phraseology,

She tries, but she is too direct in her form, unless diverting notice of events

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  Domdaniel: <Alien Math> Very interesting, thank you. I think it is very true that most people seek the path of least resistance and become conformists. And even those of us who think of ourselves as non-conformists still end up conforming.
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  perfidious: <Dom> There seems a definite tendency in that direction, try as one might to avoid it.
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  Annie K.: Happy New Year <Hanh>! :)
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  Alien Math: eu hy vong lam ha nhiet cang thang o mien dong ukraine, ceasefire withdraw heavy weapon foreign soldiers prisoner voting border control economic

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<Hanh> I can't remember it was you, or sister <Thanh> who recommended <The House (2007)>

I added it to my list, and I thanked you for it in the note. But maybe it was <Thanh>? I think it was you, but my memory is terrible.

Feb-18-15  Thanh Phan: Happy New Year's Eve!
Chúc Tết

And a New Year's spring wishes to all

Mùa xuân sang ta chúc nhau
Năm mới đến mong bao người

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<Hanh> Offer thanks for your great update of photos and pictures for Charousek vs G V R Exner, 1896.

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  Alien Math: various notes: Ancient Receipt Proves Egyptian Taxes Were Worse Than Yours

A recently translated ancient Egyptian tax receipt shows a bill that is (literally) heavier than any American taxpayer will pay this year — more than 220 lbs. (100 kilograms) of coins.

Written in Greek on a piece of pottery, the receipt states that a person (the name is unreadable) and his friends paid a land-transfer tax that came to 75 "talents" (a unit of currency), with a 15-talent charge added on. The tax was paid in coins and was delivered to a public bank in a city called Diospolis Magna (also known as Luxor or Thebes).

One talent equaled 6,000 drachma, so 90 talents totaled 540,000 drachma, researchers say. For comparison, an unskilled worker at that time would have made only about 18,000 drachmaa year said Catharine Lorber, an independent scholar who has published numerous journal articleson Egyptian coins.

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  Alien Math: Việt Nam won 3 World Cup tickets, takes place from 7/3 to 15/3 in HCMC,

Lê Quang Liêm, Nguyễn Ngọc Trường Sơn and Phạm Lê Thảo Nguyên

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  Alien Math: English language version of Vietnamese chess masters Le Quang Liem, Nguyen Ngoc Truong Son and Pham Le Thao Nguyen qualify for World Cup

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  Alien Math: <"The world is so large, I want to go see."> A resignation letter so simple, yet many thoughts and emotion appear in one line ~
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  Alien Math: A 21 string đàn tranh ~ 中国风 《see you again》 古筝演奏:玉面小嫣然
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  Alien Math: New wildfires raise alarms across Alaska
June 24, 2015

A situation report from the Alaska Interagency Coordination Center said 40 new fires were burning Wednesday and more than 400,000 acres had burned so far this season in Alaska.

5.8-magnitude earthquake centered about 60 miles west of Willow rattles Southcentral, Interior Alaska

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  Alien Math: 3.1 million acres have burned in Alaska this year
Poor air quality suffocates region

There were 152 new fires in a single weekend in late June, according to Alaska Wildland Fire Information, a website operated on behalf of several state agencies including the Alaska Division of Forestry and the Fish and Wildlife Service.

Though lightning caused some of the blazes, many were started by people, the site reported. On a Saturday, for example, humans caused 17 of 67 new fires reported to the coordination center.

Jul-09-15  virginmind: "An area the size of Connecticut" ? Ouch!

Strange, I've always thought of Alaska as the huge, cold, untamed land, with snow and fresh air everywhere...

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  Alien Math: Adobe fixed one of these vulnerabilities last week but another two zero-days remain unaddressed. Both CVE-2015-5122 and CVE-2015-5123 present a critical code injection risk on Windows, Macintosh and Linux systems.

Patches are promised later this week (possibly as early as Tuesday) but Mozilla has decided to act proactively ahead of their release.

"All versions of Adobe’s Flash Player plugin are currently deactivated by default, until Adobe releases an updated version to address known critical security issues," Mozilla explains on a support page.

Mark Schmidt, head of the Firefox support team at Mozilla, heralded the Flash lockdown on Twitter before other Mozilla sources clarified that the move is likely to be a temporary restriction pending patching rather than a permanent sanction against the frequently abused Flash technology.

Also remind to check the Java version in every browser, many Java type can be installed with different browsers using different versions,

Include that Java can be enabled in one browser and disabled in another.

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  Alien Math: How can I see which Flash Player version is installed?

[ July 14, 2015. Adobe has released a security update for Flash Player for Windows, Mac and Linux.

The update addresses a critical vulnerability in Flash Player version and earlier.

Follow the How to update Flash Player instructions to update your computer to Flash Player version Firefox users who install the update will see Flash content display by default. ]

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  Alien Math: Been hyper all day today about Pluto flyby <3 actual pictures now and not just a Pixelated blur
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  Alien Math: Windows 10: The 5 most important tips for newbies

These tricks will make your Windows 10 experience even better

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  Alien Math: Hating Windows 10? You Have 48 hours To Rollback Aug 27, 2015
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  Alien Math: Notes from Alaska by Julia O'Malley

"In Alaska, nobody really cares if you went to Harvard, but if your grandmother was buried here, you should say so because it gives you cred. I think this is because there are only 700,000 people in this state and a whole lot of dangerous country, animals and weather.

People from very different backgrounds tend to find themselves relying on each other, so we care most about stuff like whether you are the type to carry a tow strap in your truck and would be willing to pull us out of a ditch in a snowstorm. Politics come way second. Our loyalty to Denali over McKinley is driven by the same impulse."

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  Alien Math: President announced federal grants and initiatives for Alaska

15 villages might gain access to running water

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  Alien Math: First day of snow arrive in Anchorage Alaska ^.^ excited
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  Alien Math: At 14 age and grade 8, Anh Khôi decision of school study time over chess, and continues to hope for becoming a doctor in the future
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