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**In the land of Dallas where meat lies One Rib to rule them all, One Rib to satisfy them One Rib to bring them all and the Lodge fill them.** Now, anyone from a hungry office worker in downtown Dallas, to a wandering hipster in Deep Ellum, or to the barbecue enthusiast (basically anyone) who enjoys Dallas food knows or needs to...
This is a conversation between me and a machine learning programmer. I find machine learning fascinating, because for the longest time, humans have been the most clever creatures on the planet. It seems we've finally found a suitable partner in computers when it comes to numerical calculations, and machine learning can help humans answer questions they could spend lifetimes...
We live in a time where rappers can put out albums that have been hyped up for months and are backed up by major labels or they can drop a track on SoundCloud and blow up overnight. Finding the needles in the haystack can be difficult, but I've listened through the tracks and albums of the summer, and I'm...
Pacific Rim Uprising, the second installment in the franchise, opened this weekend to moderate success. It ended Black Panter's six-week reign of the weekend box office, bringing in $28 million domestically opposed to Black Panther's $17 million. I saw Pacific Rim Uprising since I enjoyed the original and it was a chance to hang out with my friends on a Friday night. I...
It's a Thursday night after sports practice. It's dinner time and I haven't eaten since lunch. My stomach releases various rumbles and growls. My hand is directed towards the fridge, opening it. However, there is no food in the fridge. I scramble to the pantry. Empty. Desperately hungry I decide to make a dash to Kroger where  I pick up...
I think this game has become too much of a trend and meme to ignore. While Fortnite: Battle Royale has only been out for a few months, it has taken Jesuit Dallas by storm. Everywhere I go, I hear people talking about Fortnite, watching Fortnite videos, criticizing Fortnite, and even playing Fortnite through school and during free periods. It’s...
Is Snapchat what it used to be? The newest update of Snapchat has triggered millions of user not only in the United States but across all social platforms around the world. Snapchat decided that it would be a good idea to completely change the new design of its software and many are wondering, "What the heck Snapchat?" Basically, the new update has...
The Oscars turn 90 folks! Almost a century ago, the United States was going straight into the world's worst recession ever conceived and household items such as the microwave, the refrigerator, and the television were nonexistent American households.  Movies have changed a lot in the last 90 years. In 1928, movies were projected using Nitrate film, an extremely flammable substance....

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