Agreed: that's subtle, but that's a wise distinction to make.
hehehe, that's what I get for not RTFing entire A, I didn't see they'd inlined the entire thing in it. Derp!
Found this, seems legit:
Don't forget your rations. Make sure you bring iron ones--and a lot of 'em, especially for wilderness adventures.
Agreed. Google have turned into major scumbags on this.
It's a testament to the power of corporate brainwashing ("Do no evil! Lol") that most "geeks" give them a pass on this and the rest of their shenanigans.
But I'm seeing two benefits:
1) If Canonical can get traction with the OEMs, maybe there will be more diversity in the type of hardware available. Might open up the "mobile OS hacking" subculture even further, allowing people to come up with novel, mobile GNU/Linux distributions.
2) Allowing devs to write/ship mobile applications in something other than ObjC (iOS) and Java (Android). I don't think it's possible or viable today, for example, to write a full Python mobile application and ship it. Sure, there are some pet projects out there that will, with some effort, let you kindasorta run things like Perl or Python on Android, but anything other than ObjC/Java are second-class citizens, currently.
Perhaps having Ubuntu begin to carve out even a little space here might help open the market a bit to more interesting and useful approaches to mobile operating systems?
I'm also a full xmonad convert. I don't know how I ever got along without it, really.
Now you have me wondering how different life would be on a VHRD? Maybe it's time for a better monitor...
Same here--that's when I usually go and hang out, maybe near the border of our province.
Maybe this ACM vs. IEEE thing is staring to getting out of hand?
Apparently nobody reads Padlipsky anymore.
But most of the elder wizards of the programming community (at least the ones I know) tend to shy away from the pair programming mentality. Younger folks (especially people in their 20s) don't seem to mind as much.
I wonder if this has something to do with the nature of the people who went into programming 20 years ago (compared to today), or what...?
The interest in the iPhone 5 is so big that a search on Google for the terms returns 6.5 billion results — just about one for every person on the planet.
What's most interesting about this however is that Apple is never going to launch a phone called the iPhone 5.
Instead Apple will called its next iPhone — the new iPhone — just as it did with the new iPad."
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Someone here (in another thread, a few months ago) convinced me to try xmonad, and I haven't gone back.
It's seriously great once you customize it.
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