C++ seems kinda kludgy. Until you start writing programs in assembly. After that C++ looks elegant.
Gogol Bordello has the good doctor beat then: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jFBTmclJrto
"This paragraph contained useful information or context, but was removed by the sub-editor to keep the article within an arbitrary word limit in case the internet runs out of space." The snark is strong with this one.
This is because of all those moose pirates up in Canuck territory. You would download music too if all you had were Alanis Morriset and Bryan Addams.
I can get a really decent laptop for what the iPad runs. I'm lugging around a pretty but huge Dell Vostro laptop to class, which makes me drool over the tiny netbooks. They fit on the desks easily and can run more then 2.5 hours without hunting for a power outlet.
I have yet to actually find an instance where a desktop firewall helped in any way. Mostly they just get in the way of things and create another piece of software that has to be naggingly trained and updated.
Avatar sold 2.7 million blu-ray disks in four days.
Next on the reading list is Goat.se 101 and The Beginner's Guide to Rick Rolling.
The customizations many vendors tack on to Android suck (for the most part). Just leave Android alone and it works fine.
I did a write up like this back in 1997 with Win95 and some flavor of Red Hat. It has been thirteen years and the basic arguments still haven't changed.
Seriously, Google, don't do it. Facebook sucks. It is a pit of wasted time, shitty Zanga apps, and pictures of people's cats. Let Facebook (or someone else) be Facebook and let Google stay Google.
Let me save those guys some time: 42
It would be cooler to find a mega-shark in a mega-volcano on an exoplanet.
I canceled my cable TV service a few months ago. My living room TV gets by with an antenna (whose picture is better then cable), PS3, PlayOn, Netflix, and uTorrent.
The article says most of the flaws were unpatched installations of Java, Acrobat, and Windows. When new patches for those come out every week it is easy to let that slip without some sort of patch management tool. I wonder what they used other then WSUS.