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Philosophy teacher and martial artist.

“Science and technology are what we can do; morality is what we agree we should or should not do.”
—E.O. Wilson, The Future of Life

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trolltoll's avatar trolltoll said

Regarding your answer:
Thanks so much for your input. Your explanation was on point.

2 days ago

jonsblond's avatar jonsblond said

Regarding your answer:

Thank you.

October 23rd, 2014

Here2_4's avatar Here2_4 said

Wonderful avatar!

October 18th, 2014

GloPro's avatar GloPro said

Regarding your answer:
I am genuinely impressed by most of your answers. I consider your thoughts and opinions more than most. Thanks!

April 11th, 2014

johnpowell's avatar johnpowell said

Around midnight I got to thinking. Why couldn’t I use a remote server to get Google search results and strip out all the bullshit. Like the cookies and tracking. And the ads…

My initial though was use cURL and use nokigiri to parse the results. Apparently google doesn’t like this and actively checks for it.

So plan B… Use the google search api. Unfortunately it only returns the top 8 results. Then I thought that I barely ever look further than that without refining my search.

So after about 10 hours of work we have…

No cookies and no tracking. Totally rough but I was drunk when I wrote it.

October 13th, 2013