Yes, me too. I even found a discussion about this on the web.
Only the Sith deal in absolutes!
Your employer is not, in most cases, your friend.
Your employer is never your friend. If you have a friend you also do business with, you have to separate those affairs, otherwise it can get very problematic. I know someone who doesn't speak to his own brother any more, because they had a company together that went bad.
His father was an electrical engineer, but maybe he knew that a single data point is irrelevant in statistics.
Not quite. The Earth moved underground, while Trantor built domes aboveground. However, the end result is pretty similar, and he also stated the same reasons for doing so (which pretty much matches what they're saying about this project).
That's what happened to Trantor in Asimov's Foundation series:
Trantor is depicted as the capital of the first Galactic Empire. Its land surface [...] was, with the exception of the Imperial Palace, entirely enclosed in artificial domes.
And so it begins...
Well, if the Gulf Stream ceases to exist due to the changes (which has been considered a couple of times), the Swedes won't be all that glad I guess. Siberia will look like a warm and cozy place in comparison. Rome will be a bit colder than New York.
A lot of your personality is defined by your IQ:
Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people. -- Eleanor Roosevelt
But what's an abstract idea?
Isn't the definition that you have to be able to give a patent to a developer skilled in the specific art and he/she can implement exactly the device described by the patent without inventing anything new? If that's not possible, the patent is supposed to be invalid because it's an abstract idea instead of a concrete implementation.
This might be related to the Nvidia Jetson TK1 that will be released pretty soon.
Globally unique addresses are really unintuitive. What is this, the phone system?
Simplest case, trying to debug remote code running on a server for which you have deploy-but-not-debug permissions on (this comes up a lot for me, actually).
For these cases, you should set up a local mirror environment where you are allowed to debug. Of course, if you can't reproduce the problem locally (because of system-interdependencies or a critical database you aren't allowed to copy for testing due to privacy issues), you have a problem...
It worked fine in the French revolution.
My (EU) ISP still ships cable modems that are not IPv6-compatible...