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#2850545 - 04/20/17 01:36 AM OT: you're a retired billionaire CEO, and you're bored...
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Much maligned and ridiculed when he was Microsoft's CEO, Steve Ballmer surprises with this terrific initiative:

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/17/busin...trove.html?_r=2

https://www.usafacts.org/




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#2850606 - 04/20/17 08:46 AM Re: OT: you're a retired billionaire CEO, and you're bored... [Re: zephonic]
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Good for him. But he will always be Monkey Boy to me. grin
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#2850620 - 04/20/17 09:48 AM Re: OT: you're a retired billionaire CEO, and you're bored... [Re: mate stubb]
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That's a relief. When I saw the thread title, I was afraid it was going to be about me.
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#2850625 - 04/20/17 10:11 AM Re: OT: you're a retired billionaire CEO, and you're bored... [Re: MathOfInsects]
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All that raw data, hard to explain it and to grasp an understanding.
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#2850627 - 04/20/17 10:33 AM Re: OT: you're a retired billionaire CEO, and you're bored... [Re: Jazz+]
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I think it is a work in progress. I tried a few fairly simple and on-topic searches and it choked on 2 out of 3.
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#2850628 - 04/20/17 10:36 AM Re: OT: you're a retired billionaire CEO, and you're bored... [Re: Wastrel]
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Yes, it is still in beta. It says so on the home page.
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#2850632 - 04/20/17 10:49 AM Re: OT: you're a retired billionaire CEO, and you're bored... [Re: zephonic]
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Originally Posted By: zephonic
Steve Ballmer
Originally Posted By: Wastrel
I think it is a work in progress. I tried a few fairly simple and on-topic searches and it choked on 2 out of 3.
Originally Posted By: zephonic
Yes, it is still in beta. It says so on the home page.
Is anyone really surprised by this??? wink grin

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#2850643 - 04/20/17 11:12 AM Re: OT: you're a retired billionaire CEO, and you're bored... [Re: Joe Muscara]
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Originally Posted By: Joe Muscara
Originally Posted By: zephonic
Steve Ballmer
Originally Posted By: Wastrel
I think it is a work in progress. I tried a few fairly simple and on-topic searches and it choked on 2 out of 3.
Originally Posted By: zephonic
Yes, it is still in beta. It says so on the home page.
Is anyone really surprised by this??? wink grin


damn, that's cold.

well done!
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#2850655 - 04/20/17 12:12 PM Re: OT: you're a retired billionaire CEO, and you're bored... [Re: hurricane hugo]
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If you search military you will find:

$1,288,647
National Defence and Support for Veterans
Provide for the Common Defence

$13,726,000,000
Foreign Aid Obligations in Foreign Affairs and Foreign Aid
To Provide for the Common Defence

Hmm. No commentary just interesting day data.
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#2850669 - 04/20/17 01:15 PM Re: OT: you're a retired billionaire CEO, and you're bored... [Re: ElmerJFudd]
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I entered OB-6, Deep Mind 12, Synth and Clonewheel Organ - came up empty. Surprisingly Crack Ho yielded some results, but not what I was after. idk snax

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#2850707 - 04/20/17 05:48 PM Re: OT: you're a retired billionaire CEO, and you're bored... [Re: Markyboard]
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#2850728 - 04/20/17 09:04 PM Re: OT: you're a retired billionaire CEO, and you're bored... [Re: mate stubb]
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I saw him dunk a basketball at a Clippers game.

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