When I was riding the train between SF and the South Bay all I know is that RedWood City was when we started to run out of beer. Did not care much about time or distance at that point.
I commend the Fedora project for sustaining and growing the popularity... of Arch Linux, Linux Mint, and Debian. Good community spirit, people!
I second that. I started using linux on PPC (Suse on a PowerMac G4) back in 2000. Then used RedHat at work, started using Fedora at home. Dependency hell was a nightmare, especially the upgrades from Fedora 1 to 2 then 3 !!!! Everything including X and drivers had to be reconfigured all over again. Switched to Debian just after Fedora 3, then to Ubuntu around 2007. Still use Ubuntu server every day.
I had to use RedHat at work in recent years and every time it is dependency hell all over again. Even with paid support we still had major pains with it.
With Ubuntu I get 99%+ of the packages I need without having to recompile the world. I don't care for Unity since I use Ubuntu as a solid server system that has a large set of supported packages that all work together and are not many years obsolete (yes I look at you RedHat). For the little Linux UI needs I have I'm very happy with Lubuntu (runs very nicely on a 256MB RAM VM).
Unless you have a collection of older films and encourage the younger generation to watch them. Obviously only works within your own family, but it's a start.
That's called Netflix. They have lots of older films and even have Classics and Cult categories. There movies in the Classics start in 1914 all the way to 1993. I'm sure they have a lot more that are not in theses categories but they are making it harder to 'browse' in list mode these days.
I've personally switched jobs twice while under H1-B, getting something like 10%+ raise each time. The visa is transferable under 2 weeks for an extra fee, and transfers are not subjected to quotas. There is a theoretical limit of 6 years (3 years times 2) with H1-B but it definitely does not mean you have to be tied to any specific company. At least that's how it was for me 6 years ago. While a H1-B is tied to employment, you have 'reasonable time' to leave the country, or get an other job. I've seen someone out of a job on H1-B, stay in the area for a few months (reasonable time) and get an other job with the visa being transferred. All legal. Also note that after my first H1-B job, which was actually my first job out of college, I did get paid much above the legal base salary which was about $60k/y in 2001.
The real problem is when the employees that are on extended H1-B past the 6 years while waiting on a green card application. Because the extension is tied to the green card application and hence that company which is applying for you, this mean that you are literally stuck or have to leave the country.
Well you could with implicit line joining:
'DEBUG: x=%x' % x)
Note that the print starts indented but since a parenthesis is opened the rest of the statement can continue anywhere on the next line. Until the closing parenthesis whitespace rules are ignored.
But really you should use the logging module and set log levels. Debuggers are good tools as well, but I usually rely on unit tests to track bugs (or rather, not have to track them down).
Same here. I use my Amex as much as possible and got return protection, damage protection and free extended warrantee to kick in more than once. In the past 3 years I got credited over $1000 back with very little hassle.
One example: Groovy code compiled with JDK 6 will throw exceptions when running in JRE 7. It is indeed a design flaw in Groovy, not in Java:
Well I would 'like' that if it only took $20 to magically have more space and the very same user experience. In practice, not so much. Most likely the new memory is a lot slower and the whole device experience will show, with complaints of 'why are my photo albums so slow now'? And why can't I just upgrade from 16GB, to 32GB and then 48GB seamlessly? Half the stuff disappeared when grandma replaced the old memory thing with the new, this sucks!!! I never have to deal with helping people fix technical issues on iDevices, with other things with more 'features', that means more complexity and me having to help fix them.
Seriously the masses treat their devices as appliances, my laundry machine has a color display and chime tunes (seriously). I don't bitch because I want new tunes on it. I don't pimp my car and, again the masses do not. There is a market for easily pimp-able cars, yet most people really do not care.
I don't want Blu-ray playback, if it means the OS has to conform with the required DRM hooks. Honestly I have not even used my DVD drive in over a year on my laptop.
But that's not what the masses want, you're a nerd (admit it you're on slashdot) and what you want is a microscopic market niche. Steve was right.
Probably sold to someone else on the refurbish store: http://store.apple.com/us/browse/home/specialdeals/mac
shoe not show (damn autocorrect)
just put show on top of each wheel so that you are over the center, like an inline rollerblade.
We did that at my startup 10y ago. One of the founders setup a Yahoo messenger webcam to point to the rya key of a remote contractor.
They later got acquired by Microsoft.
It takes a lot more american lagger to get drunk than if you drink a good belgian ale. It always pains me to see someone with a cart full of Bud/Coors light, you can get better for cheaper, or much much better for little more.