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Cities don't license plumbers, painter, interior decorators, electricians, doctors, lawyers, nannies, or nurses. Even though these people need much more training.
In Australia, plumbers, electricians, doctors, nannies and nurses all need to be licensed. You're talking out your arse or you live in the wild west.
Believe in yourself, don't let anyone else belittle you or your ideas. Do listen to criticism but only enough to ask yourself if they actually have a point.
Don't worry about following convention or always doing what your friends say. Many "conventions", "obviously right ways", laws, religious teachings and "Friendly Advice" are actually just mechansims used by people to get you to behave in ways that benefits them only.
Don't always play safe. People that always choose the low-risk option have a safe but very grey life.
Don't spend time worrying/griping about problems, spend it finding/implementing solutions.
Enjoy every sunny day.
Tell her you love her. Tell her that there is a hope for her to see you again. Tell her that no matter what, nothing was her fault. Kids blame themselves for bad things because they don't understand how things work- so the only explanation in their mind is that it is *their* fault.
Whether you are religious or not, talking about death with her NOW is important. This can help:
If you don't go to that link, then adapt these practical points from it:
IMPORTANT POINTS TO CONVEY
If a loved one has died, you can help your child overcome inordinate fears about death by making sure he understands the following:
She is not going to die. (this is geared toward very young ones who may fear death is contagious)
If something happens to you, she will not be abandoned; relatives will look after her.
Once dead, a person is no longer suffering.
The deceased person will not be forgotten. You might say, “You cannot see Grandma anymore, but you can keep memories of her in your heart.”
Remember, saying nothing to your child will not reduce his anxiety. On the contrary, it may only serve to give his imagination free rein.
Please put geekdom aside. She will always remember how awesome of a geek you were, but she'll especially appreciate that you were an amazing father *first* and that you loved her.
We're good. You have to say, "Candyman" FOUR times.
Question for everyone: what are those rules?
Aren't they supposed to be posted for comment somewhere?
It's a shame that Senator from Illinois wasn't elected President. He promised transparency.
PGP isn't a standard, but S/MIME is. And S/MIME is implemented in plenty of serious mail clients, including mutt, Outlook, Apple Mail, Kmail, Thunderbird, and even web-based shit like Horde.
Outlook and Apple Mail have supported S/MIME for years, and the UI for using it is way nicer than any GPG plugin I've used. But the trouble is, no-one else uses it so I ended up only ever doing encrypted e-mail to/from my wife.
sorry I meant cofee not cigarete
>> The rest of the world don't want products with official US backdoors though. So you'll have a very hard time selling anything US made abroad
I don't agree with that.
Look at how many non-US people still run Windows, even though Microsoft build-in backdoors and provide snooping/data reovery tools such as cigarete to pretty much any official body who asks for them (NSA, FBI and even police forces).
Stern Electronics' Berkerk comes to mind.
CHICKEN FIGHT LIKE A ROBOT
And you know why there was no good third-party content? Because the console was hard to squeeze maximum performance out of, but Sega didn't give anyone development libraries for it - just gave you a book of specs and left you to work it out. They went in the complete opposite direction with the Dreamcast - they gave you great libraries and almost no specs, so it was more like, here's the API, ignore what's behind it. You can't really say they were incapable of learning.