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No hacker, no cry.
I remember when we used to sit
In the IRC channel in Trenchtown, yeah...
... or possibly flamebait.
Are the Bitcoin skeptics like me allowed to be smug yet?
This is why we can't have nice things.
So now you know why they don't put telephony capability into tablets - people won't buy both a smartphone and a tablet, but opt for just one of the two.
That might depend on how you define people. Nobody who takes themselves seriously is going to use an iPad as a phone in public.
Also "if you have a big enough ego to think you can create such a questionable site and get away with it" you're probably wrong.
You've had seven years to plan your upgrade to 2008, how many more do you need?
Failure by design?
D is the Betamax of programming languages, well thought out, feature rich but flown into the ground.
I'm sure this won't be a very popular option because Slashdot is allergic to Java in general and Eclipse specifically, but if were trying to write multi-platform GUI code with database integration I would probably start by investigating Eclipse RCP + Datatools.
An example of this is Teradata Studio
... and everything looks like a nail.
1. Perhaps Bitcoin has it's uses, but at the moment that seems somewhat dubious.
2. I'm sure online voting will eventually be solved via cryptography.
3. If the solution to online voting involves Bitcoin I'll eat my hat.
As your employer, I'd like to see your randomly drawn ID, you know, to verify that you really voted during the two hours you were off.
Exactly, thats often how "voting" is managed in puppet "democracies".
I recall a dinner party in 1987 in Jakarta where one of the American oil industry workers described how the "voting" was handled in his office. (Note that I'm not picking on Indonesia here, this is just where my experience lies, and hopefully the system from the dark days of the dictatorship is a thing of the past.)
I watched this film and and followed the plot fine, but was left feeling very unsatisfied at the end of it.
Which might just be the intent, it's been decades since I read the short story but I do recall a similar feeling after reading it.
Is it wrong that I guessed that this guy was a conservative, and I was right?
No, but your sense of smug self-satisfaction is a bit off-putting.
1. Given how bat-shit-insane the American right has become you might want to get used to those to the left being a little smug. But I guess it does suck to have become the political punchline of the western world.
2. Never interrrupt the enemy when they're making a mistake.
“How far are y’all going?” Ruby asked us with a sigh
“We’re going all the way ’til the wheels fall off and burn
’Til the sun peels the paint and the seat covers fade and the water moccasin dies”
Ruby just smiled and said, “Ah, you know some babies never learn”