Did anyone else read that head line and think "hey, I didn't realize that Tesla had a Factory Racing team, those races would be fun to watch"....
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Stanford had a good approach to this, at least when I went there (probably still do).
The intro-CS courses were offered in two parts (CS106A/B) or a single accelerated course (CS106X), with the requirement that students taking the accelerated course have previous programming experience.
All students end up covering the same material (which is important, since high school instruction varies greatly in quality), but you don't have half the class getting bored and the other half lost at the same time.
The really amazing thing is that if you look at their service dashboard, it took them 12 hours to update the certificates on their site:
They spent several hours doing "test deployments"
Looking at the first picture in the article, I thought they did an amazing job - even the geography was a match to what I remembered. Then I realized that was just a stock photo of the real Hallstatt.
The other pictures tell the real story. It's about as authentic as their Loius Wuitton purses or iFone knockoffs. The scenery around the location is also a poor imitation of the original.
If all other things get their mass from the Higgs Boson, where does the Higgs boson get its mass from?
You mean this one?
The only real way to learn a programming language is to use it in a real project. Come up with something you've always wanted but can't find and make it happen. That's the great thing about programming. You'll learn more doing that than you ever will from a book.
On the original article:
You're in luck! Jungle Disk 3.0 was released this week, with Sync support (for Windows, Mac, and Linux).
Since you're already a Jungle Disk customer, the upgrade is free. Jungle Disk 3.0 also has a new backup engine that does block-level de-duplication and compression, making it by far the most efficient method for doing online backup.
Seems like most gopher sites are just lists of... other gopher sites. Kind like the web in 1993 (when there were 100 web sites and all the content was in Gopher). Guess they finally swapped places.
That said, I don't think anyone claims SSD is better than HDD if your bottleneck is capacity or sequential read speed. However if you do lots of random reads/writes, this line from the comparison says it all:
OCZ's drive had a random access time of
That's an 84X difference.
All they needed to do to prevent this was to ensure that the cited references pre-dated the original edit. If you can't find a reference that pre-dates the edit, then you have to assume it's possible that the reference came from Wikipedia itself.