Some of the larger machine shops are talking about being able to build parts with additive processes that are impossible with current techniques. You can add cooling channels, hollow spaces, internal honeycomb structures that can't be forged or milled. I'm not a machinist but it sounded like a change on the scale of computer controlled CNC
There are dozens of languages that compile to the
C# is really the only popular
Exception handling isn't that different.
Java unchecked exceptions operate basically the same was as C#/.Net extensions. You catch them where you want in the call stack or it bubbles all the top.
People don't like checked exceptions because your code is filled with documentation about the types of problems it can have. Of course the alternative is you end up with catch Exception(e) code at boundaries which has its own problems.
VS only got the ability to edit code in the debugger in 64bit mode this year!
The aliens have the ability to wipe out entire spieces and co-opt their DNA. The predators assume they can control that type of danger to support their coming of age rituals. The Predators are stupid.
"Let me be clear about my wish. I’m neither asking for more time than is likely nor foreshortening my life."
He was talking about how much health care/pain he'd be willing to put up with
"I am talking about how long I want to live and the kind and amount of health care I will consent to after 75"
Please read the article before posting all kinds of protestations how stupid the guy is.