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The Brooklyn Nets Logo- Brooklynites Debate the Simplicity #nets #brooklyn

Me Myself i like the new Nets Logo.. What do you guys think?

Now that the inaugural Brooklyn Nets season is in full effect, we take look back at one, if not the only, defining characteristic of the franchise thus far — its logo. Inspired by the old, pre-MTA subway system typeface, the Brooklyn Nets logo has sparked intrigue, debate, and controversy for a number of different reasons. Its simplicity, often held in high regard by designers, is also somewhat contested by residents of the city for not exhibiting the liveliness and character associated with the borough. In the above video, various citizens of Brooklyn weigh-in and give their take on the design. We also hear from several team executives who were involved in the re-branding process, whom offer a high-level perspective regarding the decisions made in transforming the Nets into their current aesthetic.

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Why Facebook’s about to slow down (and that’s probably good) #facebook


(CNN) — Bad news: Your Facebook page is likely about to slow down. Good news: The change will help keep online thieves away.
According to a recent blog post, Facebook is in the process of moving all of its users in North America — and soon the rest of the world — to a type of Internet connection that is more secure but also tends to slow down Web browsing a bit.
Called HTTPS, as opposed to less-secure HTTP, it’s the connection you see on online retail sites when you’re about to enter credit card information or a password. Sometimes a little lock icon appears in the browser window when you’re connected to a site with HTTPS. (The “s,” by the way, stands for “secure.”)
“As the Web evolves, expectations around security change,” Facebook’s Alex Rice wrote last year when he announced that HTTPS would become an option on Facebook. “For example, HTTPS — once a technology used primarily on banking and e-commerce sites — is now becoming the norm for any Web app that stores user information.”
The new change is that Facebook is starting make HTTPS the default setting for all its 1 billion-plus users, so people who haven’t selected that option soon will get added security — and, potentially, slower browsing.
“People will be able to opt-out of HTTPS for maximum speed if that’s how they roll,” according to the blog TechCrunch.
“It is far from a simple task to build out this capability for the more than a billion people that use the site and retain the stability and speed we expect,” Facebook’s Frederic Wolens told that tech news site, “but we are making progress daily towards this end.
“This may slow down connections only slightly, but we have deployed significant performance enhancements to our load balancing infrastructure to mitigate most of the impact of moving to HTTPS, and will be continuing this work as we deploy this feature.”
How will you know whether you’re using HTTPS or HTTP? Look at the top of your browser window, where you enter Internet addresses. If you go to Facebook and see https://facebook.com in that box, then you’re browsing on the more-secure connection, which scrambles data as it sends it back and forth to Facebook’s servers, making it more difficult for someone in the middle to nab your passwords or other sensitive data.
“Think of it like this: you’re having a private conversation with your new boyfriend or girlfriend, and your ex — unbeknownst to you — is a few tables over listening to every word,” the blog Lifehacker writes in a post titled “WTF is HTTPS.” “That’s the sort of risk HTTP poses, whereas HTTPS would be more like if you and your new romantic interest were speaking a new language that only the two of you understood. To your stalker of an ex, this information would sound like gibberish and s/he wouldn’t get any value from listening if s/he tried.
“HTTPS is a way for you to exchange information with a web site securely so you don’t have to worry about anyone trying to listen in.”
Other online services, including Gmail, already use HTTPS by default.

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Will Ferrell Will Do Anything to Get You to Vote

iLike… Love Will Ferrell dude is crazy!!!

He’ll dance, he’ll cook—Will Ferrell will do anything to get you to vote in this election.

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A Look Inside-‘The Man with the Iron Fists’

The RZA IS A GENIUS!!!!

Check out the first in a series of featurettes chronicling the characters and story of The Man with the Iron Fists. In this clip, RZA discusses the impact martial arts movies had on his childhood, his mentorship under Quentin Tarantino, and how The Man with the Iron Fists is his biggest accomplishment to date.

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StereoTypes – Gimme the Loot

Its amazon what some people think about money$$$ and what to do with it!!!!

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Whitney Houston Dead At 48

GONE WAY TO SOON.. SHE WILL BE MISSED R.I.P.

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