Really - should I quit even coming here for news? I haven't seen one item this week that wasn't on reddit for a day or more.
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All of the high-end coders I know, have the following traits:
1. They learned how to teach themselves
2. They learned when it's time to find someone to teach them things
3. They play with the code, they build things, experiment, etc.
4. They aren't afraid to try a new tool, and be a noob
5. They understand that the quality of their work is important... and seek out the processes and skills it takes to increase quality
Over my 20 year history, the folks with these traits have always managed to build things that last, and work well, and were easy to maintain.
Very few of them went to school for "Computer Science" degrees, everything from Poly Sci to Construction.
1. find (or start) an interesting open source project
2. learn how to use git
3. start building tests
Yeah, I work in console mode... reading wrapped log file lines is bad, mkay?
It rubs the lotion on its skin..
wait, I think I might have been playing different games.
(I lie, I was totally buying/playing anything infocom crapped out)
How about appending:
yourdamnad.com/?BLOCKEDBY=AdBlock (or whatever)
to the fake click. THEN get the word out that customers should ask for BLOCKEDBY ratios vs. actual clicks.
I know the part well.. you actually get about 5 meters fairly accurately... but soft materials and echos can mess up the flight time sensing.
Mine's more like a flashlight, and vibrates based on distance. I have an idea for something better, but haven't had time to work on it.
I would seriously like to see LED bulbs without this ballast, and have it inside the actual lamp... I think you'd extend the life of the bulbs, and lose less power to heat generation with a single source.
So, the "return" process is iffy. I didn't have my receipt when one died and I took it back to Lowe's for an exchange of the same model (Phillips).. they said they couldn't be sure it was under warranty, I told them it was supposed to last 10 years, and they had only been selling them for a few months. They begrudgingly swapped it out.
Anyway, the other 2 bulbs, I decided to pull them apart. I dug out the silicone potting, and found the failure was in a large capacitor, visibly bulging. I haven't had time to replace the bit - but I'm pretty sure that's all that blew on it. Tested the individual LEDs and they are fine.
So both failures were due to purchasing the cheapest possible components, specifically a "largish" (like 0.3uF 200v) capacitor. My guess is that there was a larger cap that would handle the load, but they needed to reduce the size. Initiating the failure was probably one or more line spikes.
Look up Microbial Fuel cell... which normally generates power.
Now put in 0.2v. the little buggers make hydrogen.
Now use algae in one fuel cell to generate the 0.2v for another fuel cell.
How about : Compile that to an ASIC.
Sadly, the OP doesn't realize that the TV marvin *WAS* in the movie. He's in the queue for paperwork.
I even remember a specific commercial for lion king on another video that mentioned "Hurry, before it goes back in the vault".
Disney's "vault" for movies (particularly VHS) in the 80's/90's. Two years, then off the market for 10.