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Comment: Re:ISPs and Net Neutrality (Score 5, Informative) 338

by Aelanna (#46063007) Attached to: Google Fiber Launches In Provo — and Here's What It Feels Like
At least in the case of Provo, Google Fiber is the ISP. All of the former iProvo customers on Veracity have been given notice to transfer their service by signing up for new Google Fiber accounts (which can be regular Google accounts) before Veracity dumps them completely.

Comment: Re:But... (Score 4, Informative) 338

by Aelanna (#46062965) Attached to: Google Fiber Launches In Provo — and Here's What It Feels Like
That's not entirely true, they amended their agreement to allow servers so long as they're not for commercial use. They also mentioned that they have commercial/business offerings in the pipeline that would bring back services such as static IPs, one of the few things that I will miss from Veracity.

Comment: Re:The Dumbing Down Continues (Score 1) 254

by Aelanna (#44953627) Attached to: The Most WTF-y Programming Languages

I'm so sick of the idiots coming out of college now that only know Java, the way they look at you in horror when you say, "No, there is not a library for that. You have to write it yourself."

I can agree with the sentiment that someone who only knows how to put libraries together wouldn't be a particularly good developer (and by extension, a particularly good employee), but discounting someone who prefers using a pre-existing library instead of baking their own solution seems a bit of an overreaction. Software development is like any other aspect of collaboration: you won't get very far by reinventing the wheel every time, so what's wrong with building on the work of others in order to accomplish a goal?

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+ - The terrifying world of child brides->

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overmoderated (2703703) writes "To mark the occasion and draw attention to the problem of child brides, photojournalist Stephanie Sinclair teamed up with National Geographic to create a series of heart-breaking photos depicting girls as young as five years old being married off to middle-aged men in countries like India, Yemen and Ethiopia."
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