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How to Set and Manage Reminders on Evernote Notes
Evernote does not need any introduction, does it? Most of you are probably using it already to organize your notes. The flexibility with which it allows you to clip notes, sync and share them is incomparable. via Pocket
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10 hours ago by jbattams
Any.do vs Todoist detailed comparison as of 2017 - Slant
When comparing Any.do vs Todoist, the Slant community recommends Todoist for most people. In the question“What is the best cross-platform to-do list app?” Todoist is ranked 3rd while Any.do is ranked 6th. The most important reason people chose Todoist is: via Pocket
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20 hours ago by jbattams
LOGITECH Driving Force G29 Wheel & Gearstick Bundle PC / PS3 / PS4 £159.99 w/code (20% off PC Gaming Accessories) @ Currys - HotUKDeals
Noticed Currys currently have 20% off certain PC accessories, however the G29 set has been slipped in there also! Perfect for GT Sport on PS4 next month, or maybe Dirt 4 if you recently picked it up Use code 'ACC20' at checkout! via Pocket
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20 hours ago by jbattams
reddit: the front page of the internet
×submitted 2 hours ago by ecky--ptang-zooboing to r/gifssubmitted 3 hours ago by Fuckface1337 to r/woahdudesubmitted 5 hours ago by broodling898 to r/picssubmitted 4 hours ago by sonsol to r/bestofsubmitted 9 hours ago by abenevolentgod to r/interestingasfucksubmitted 8 hours ago by Jahmeni to r/ga via Pocket
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20 hours ago by jbattams
Ask HN: Why did delicious.com fail? | Hacker News
Some stuff on the history of del.icio.us.

Sic transit gloria mundi
pinboard  delicious  web  internet  internet-history  internet-culture 
5 days ago by ebel
The Soviet Military Program that Secretly Mapped the Entire World
During the Cold War, the Soviet military undertook a secret mapping program that’s only recently come to light in the West. Military cartographers created hundreds of thousands of maps and filled them with detailed notes on the terrain and infrastructure of every place on Earth.
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6 days ago by cwebbdesign
Anatomy of a Crushing (Pinboard Blog)
Possibly a good postscript story. How Pinboard took Delicious users and then Delicious itself, or something like that.

Pinboard shares a web server with the Bedbug Registry, a kind of public forum for people fighting the pests. I started the registry in 2006 (a whole other story) and it existed in quiet obscurity until the summer of 2010, when bedbugs infested some high-profile retail stores in New York City and every media outlet in the country decided to run a bedbug story at the same time.

The Summer of Bug culminated in a September link from the CNN homepage that drove a comparable volume of traffic (about 45 hits/second) and quickly turned the server to molasses. At that point Peter spent a frantic hour reconfiguring Apache

This meant that our two thousand active users were completely swallowed up within a vast, cathedral-like database server.

There were thousands of new users, and each arrived clutching an export file brimming with precious bookmarks. Within a half hour of the onslaught, I saw that imports were backing up badly, the database was using all available I/O for writes, and the two MySQL slaves were falling steadily behind.

To add spice to the evening, our outbound mail server had now started to crash. Each crash required opening a support ticket and waiting for someone in the datacenter to reboot the machine.

large number of recent arrivals had chosen the first option, which meant that we had a backlog of about two million bookmarks to crawl and index for full-text search. It also meant we had a significant group of new users who had paid extra for a feature they couldn't evaluate.

So that's the story of our big Yahoo adventure - ten million bookmarks, eleven thousand new users, forty-odd refunds, and about a terabyte of newly-crawled data. To everyone who signed up in the thick of things, thank you for your terrific patience, and for being so understanding as we worked to get the site back on its feet.

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I think start the whole thing with this story ^
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