Realizing most nerds are men, do you ever have she-nerds (or, why not? he-nerds) throw themselves at you? Has anybody met you after a talk and invited you up to their hotel room? Do ever get fan mail offering wild sex or proposing marriage?
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Seriously, this. Non-profits are a great way to build your portfolio and do good in the world. The one thing I would do differently if I could is take some business classes. It can be really helpful in meetings to know not only what's technically possible, but also what's best for the business. Also, if you ever choose to freelance, knowing a little something about how to run your own business will make your life easier.
Yeah, like that backwards place where they trust rapists more than atheists:
Wait, that was the United States. Looks like Americans have some really poorly reasoned attitudes and legislation.
Sometimes you hear about celebrities who get marriage proposals or women asking them to sign their boobs or the like - has anything like that happened to you?
The only reason your money has any value besides kindling is a fragile social contract...
Can we make this a meme? Complete with text badly photoshopped over Monty Python stills? Please?
I was one of the 10-year regulars until I moved out of Portland. Although I will be attending the Slashdot party in San Diego, in my heart, I'll be at the Portland party.
My Android phone came with the Facebook app preinstalled and requires rooting to uninstall. At this point I'd be much more interesred in a phone incapable of running Facebook.
I'm a little out of practice with CSS so I may be missing something obvious, but is there some reason you can't do something like align: center, padding-left:10px to create the same effect as center+10px?
This is tagged weareborg. We are borg who are mainlining warez and will add the Jonas Brothers' catchy distinctiveness to our own.
(There's a cyborg/Michael Jackson plastic-surgery obsession joke somewhere in here, but I'll leave it to cleverer posters to hash out.)
All my best coding takes place in the middle of the night. It's quiet and everybody else is too busy sleeping to distract me.
Unfortunately, the times when I'm really tearing it up are usually the same times that I have to be awake and alert in 3 hours or less.
You realize there's a good 300 miles of California north of the bay area, right?
the US, and since they're still in the horse and buggy era when it comes to measuring systems and since they outnumber us ten to one
Here in the US we say we outnumber you twelve to 1 one and a fifth.