Any app that still depends on an ancient, deprecated version of MSIE should be sunsetted. Developing new, modern replacements for those apps is exactly the kind of capital investment that companies have been putting off since 2002. It is long overdue, and it is the kind of investment that will actually get the economy growing at a much better pace. Good riddance to old cruft.
I guess the British Raj in India doesn't count. I wonder what Gandhi would think of that.
if I had mod points, I'd mod this up to 10. and I'm saying this as a former contract employee who did work for a DHS agency.
the Chinese and Iranian governments are all over this already.
Directors have never understood this, which is why most of the time they aren't responsible for the final edits. Length is one of the primary filtering factors for me to decide what movie to see. Anything substantially over 2 hours had better be a damned good movie.
My favorite suggestion for something you can do to teach you humility: try to grow food. If possible, outside in natural conditions. Unless you grew up on a farm, it's a lot harder than you think, yet it's a basic skill for human survival. Even in the city, you can grow something in a small pot somewhere. If you're stuck in a dormitory, find a community vegetable garden and go volunteer there for a season. It can be both incredibly difficult and incredibly rewarding to harvest and eat something you grew and nurtured from a seedling.
My current employer already has a problem getting otherwise bright & capable candidates to submit code samples against a simple problem that take experienced devs all of a couple of hours to do. They decide the hurdles to hire elsewhere are lower, and don't bother to finish our problem. Yeah, you might say maybe we don't want them, but the truth is that sometimes we do, and it takes a very long time to fill some of our positions since top talent has their pick of jobs. The core issue is that they don't generally know us as a company before the hire process begins, and therefore have no personal incentive to prefer us ahead of time. We aren't Google, we don't have Google's reputation, and we aren't going to become Google anytime soon.
My core muscles are too weak from 20 years of sitting and coding in supportive chairs. I couldn't stand up comfortably all day and use a computer at this point. I suppose my core would be stronger if I had been doing it, but I haven't and I don't plan to start now.
Probably worth pointing out that for a long time, Bell Labs did basic research from the comfortable position of having a parent company with a huge market monopoly. Google might be big but doesn't have the luxury of being uncompetitive.
I hope so. I was already working on a much cruder version of this for a specific application. If I can tap into the Apple API and spend my time refining the more interesting and particular parts of the app, I'd be much happier.
sjwaste writes "Slashdot posts a fair number of physics stories. Many of us, myself included, don't have the background to understand them. So I'd like to ask the Slashdot math/physics community to construct a curriculum that gets me, an average college grad with two semesters of chemistry, one of calculus, and maybe 2-3 applied statistics courses all the way to understanding the mathematics of general relativity. What would I need to learn, in what order, and what texts should I use? Before I get killed here, I know this isn't a weekend project, but it seems like it could be fun to do in my spare time for the next... decade."
An anonymous reader writes "Video gaming is a big topic for web browsers as well as HTML5, but there are few enthusiast gamers who are taking this scenario serious. Can a Joystick API and a 3D Client change the perception?"
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I just bought one of these for exactly that reason... looking forward to it's arrival. it'll be my first experience with open router software.
A bug in a library function shows how a language is poorly designed? Methinks you need a little more logical organization to your thoughts. and I can't help but laugh at "no good developer would want to publicly admit that they've contributed to PHP". Perhaps no good developer would want to admit to posting your comment, hence Anonymous Coward status.
True, PHP has a history of "winging it", but by now they should be doing a pretty damn extensive suite of regression tests against each release candidate, if not each build. At this point in its life and supposed maturity, the PHP Group should really be doing better.