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    That Time Google Saved My Life

    That Time Google Saved My Life

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    We've all done it: You come down with some common ailment, Google the symptoms, and are shocked to discover that you could have cancer or some other terrible problem. So the advice is simple: Don't self-diagnose. But here's the thing: One time, I did do so, and Google saved my life.

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    A Personal History Of the NES

    A Personal History Of the NES

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    Next month, Nintendo will ship a miniature retro console called the NES Classic Edition, a release that will take generations of gamers down memory lane. Perhaps not surprisingly, this throwback device has also triggered some memories of my own from the late 1980s.

    What I Use: Home Swap 2016

    What I Use: Home Swap 2016

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    This year's home swap is different for a number of reasons, not the least of which is that our son opted out of the trip for the first time. But with less time away than usual, I've reexamined how to approach the trip from a work perspective, and I've brought less gear than usual.

    Moving Thurrott.com Forward

    Moving Thurrott.com Forward

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    About a year and a half ago, I partnered with Blue Whale Web to create Thurrott.com. As the site has grown, we have repeatedly evaluated how to best present our content to readers. And I'm excited---and, yes, a bit nervous---to present the next stage in our evolution.