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paperclips and paperweights

On a Sunday morning volunteering at church, I met a girl. For two weeks, she was constantly on my mind. Nonstop. Over fall break, a few friends and I took a trip to New York. 366 more words

What was Operation Paperclip?

June 2, 2014 by History.com

June 2, 2014

As World War II was entering its final stages, American and British organizations teamed up to scour occupied Germany for as much military, scientific and technological development research as they could uncover. 769 more words



Project MKULTRA, or MK-ULTRA, was the code name for a covert illegal CIA human research program, run by the Office of Scientific Intelligence. This official US Government program began in the early 1950s, continuing at least through the late 1960s, and it used U.S. 662 more words


Migrating paperclip to carrierwave

Why to Migrate?

paperclip takes lot of time as compare to carrierwave gem. I have used paperclip gem with s3 uploads and it took almost 3 minutes to upload a 1.1 MB file. 620 more words


The old paperclip cure

When we first moved to the New Forest market town of Ringwood, our first house there had a ground-floor extension with a patio door. One day (it was Sheila’s birthday and we were going out for a meal at a local restaurant that evening), I came home from work to find that the older lad (a mere four-year old whippersnapper at that time – the younger would not appear on the scene for four years) had somehow wedged some small plastic balls inside the track behind the sliding door. 402 more words


Uploading file with URL in paperclip

You must have handled paperclip and must have used similar kind of code

has_attached_file :avatar

Now say that you want to upload it from  a url, well thats simple, just create a virtual attribute as shown… 94 more words

#Talk4TW - Tiffany Yu

For Taiwanese American Tiffany Yu, it is all about the “small wins and positive thinking”.

When she attended her first Intercollegiate Taiwanese American Students Association (ITASA) conference, she looked at the picture of Taiwan’s outline on the ITASA logo and thought it was a leaf. 107 more words