I thought Apple had already done this. Their cafeteria workers have been employees since the late 90s, give or take, and the folks who sit at the front desk are also employees. I had always assumed the security guards were as well, but apparently not.
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If you can keep your kids free of the War Machine, then do so.
MS doesn't have the executive talent or cojones to make a dent in the mobile device business.
Appointing losers to run the Department of State is something Obama should be ashamed of.
About 5600 lines. However, because it was a glorified case statement, you were really only debugging a single case at a time, each of which was about the length of a sane function, so splitting it into functions would do little to improve readability. I like to trot out that example to terrify people, but the function itself was really quite sane and easy to maintain.
You did, however, have to fully understand the state machine as a whole, which in total was almost twenty kloc, had almost 200 instance variables in the state object, and leaned heavily on a tree object with about 30 instance variables. That's the point at which most people's heads exploded.
Either way, 4,500 lines is the size of a fairly straightforward iOS app. Most folks can dig into that and figure out enough to maintain it without spending a huge amount of time, even if the organization isn't ideal. When you hit tens of thousands of lines, that's where you have to start thinking about how you organize it and document it, because with such large projects, if you jump into the middle without a complete picture, you're likely to be hopelessly lost.
Snowden shouldn't even consider returning to the USA until the NSA and CIA have been abolished. They hate him even more than they hate Manning.
So no trial, just execution of punishment?
She'll cop a plea, and Obama will pardon her on his way out. For a small consideration of $40M or so towards his presidential library fund.
..except she looks better in a red dress.
Yahoo's decline will continue. Turns out that a celebrity CEO isn't worth shit if she can't actually do the job.
Or to be more precise, Squeak. It's compiled, it doesn't have the cruft of C, and it's as "classic" as it gets.
If you didn't have the "classic" requirement, I'd recommend Swift.
You'll find that the people you want to kill aren't as docile as we were in the 1930s.
Kid, take your meds and fuck off.
You're confusing cause with effect. Programmer wages aren't high in the Silicon Valley because of having a lot of programmers. There are a lot of programmers because the wages are so high that CS majors come here in droves after college.
The reason the wages are so high here is because of basic supply and demand at work. Silicon Valley has only about a 3.6% unemployment rate among programmers, and a lot of the unemployed either want to be unemployed or are unemployed because their specific skills aren't in high demand. Programmers may be common in the Silicon Valley, but the demand in the Silicon Valley far exceeds the number of qualified programmers who are available and looking for jobs. Thus, the entire market is a zero-sum game, and the high wages are a result of the need to buy people away from other companies.
As a result, any sudden increase in the number of programmers drives down salaries for new hires, and fairly dramatically at that. For proof, you need only look at what happened to programmer salaries outside the Bay Area during the dot-com crash, when droves of people suddenly were looking for more affordable places to live. In some areas, salaries for programmers dropped almost in half because of that exodus.
Is it realistic to believe that there will ever be enough programmers to satisfy the Silicon Valley's voracious appetite? Hard to say. But that's a separate question.
Why do these assholes even take an oath of office these days? The fourth amendment isn't ambiguous, and the failure of the courts to enforce it doesn't change what it says. The NSA is committing billions of felonies.
Yes, it is pretty silly for them to expect the government to educate people. It is not like an educated population is some kind of public good.
Well, it is a benefit to the public as a whole to a large degree, but there is a dark side, too. The main reason that companies want to increase enrollment in CS is to get a larger pool of people to draw from so that they won't have to pay employees as much.