At the London preview screening Peter Jackson said that because 48fps + 3d is 4x the frames it's taken longer to render and the last scene with the coins was only finished a couple days before the premiere. He did mention the complexity in moving coins though
Andy Sanberg said on the nerdist podcast. Film school is where you get out all your bad ideas. so we shouldn't care whether its funny, the only reason we're even watching his stuff is the principal hasn't heard of the Streisand effect
NHibernate has been around since 2005, Entity Framework is the MS copy of it that's appeared the last couple years, its quite xml heavy last I checked
With Modern Warfare 2 it gets worse,
you need the DLCs or you won't get matched into a multiplayer game or when you do you get kicked out after a couple levels
I've been in this situation where a manager tries to get you to do something by assigning someone else to do the same thing and let you compete.
I had been asking for additional developers and the ones I got were tasked with a competing design it completely demotivated me
Set Based design is something that could work. Where you have multiple teams working on different complexities of a component that don't compete but supercede each other.
If google said we're not paying tough
and an ISP blocked them, their customers would just leave for another ISP
1. go on walking tours so you can see all the side streets and stuff. http://www.walks.com/
2. there's a huge geek community, check out http://www.geekery.in/london/ http://upcoming.yahoo.com/place/.2P4je.dBZgMyQ--
3. museums are free, check out the imperial war museum, V&A, british museum
4. starbucks has a deal where you can get wifi with the purchase of a starbucks gift card, pub often have wifi access too
5. use http://www.famouslocations.com/ to find spots from different films (just realized the filmed part of eyes wide shut 6.outside my place... creepy)
6. eat indian food, brick lane is famous for it.