OneXL is a text based browser game using nothing more than tweets. By tweeting you help fill up the game grid. If you’re lucky enough to take the correct fields or complete the grid then you might even win cool prizes!
Find out more on http://beta.1xl.be/
Something useful in C# from .NET 4.0:
File.ReadLines("c:\test.txt").Where(x => !x.StartsWith("xYz--")); File.ReadLines("c:\test.txt").AsParallel().Where(x => !x.StartsWith("xYz--"));
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This is a prototype Contextual Thesaurus developed by Microsoft Research. Actually, it’s quite a bit more than that: it’s an English-to-English machine translation system that employs the same architecture that the Microsoft Translator uses when translating different languages. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first large-scale paraphrasing system anywhere.
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Here is an example:
This would make it possible to search for images and videos in a new way like. “Guy wearing a blue jeans while snowboarding”. 🙂
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