Is there a startup-hype balloon? I hadn't noticed. I'm too busy dealing with the security holes of apps and services written by high school and college drop outs.
And there are quite a few references to pi in the patch, not sure if it was intentional or not.
Programming legend Michael Abrash...
You don't know him?!?
Well the universe is huge, we're clearly inside a Java program.
Yesterday I was on a Ticketmaster signup form and they listed the following "requirements" for a password:
"(Must be between 1 to 250 characters. Alpha numeric only, case sensitive.)"
There is a great movie that came out in 2006 called "The Lives of Others" that provides an account of the practices of the Stasi. It may not have been completely accurate, but its nevertheless a good insight into what it was like and a great movie overall.
The problem is UX designers that need something to do. Stop trying to change everything.
And be blunt about it, like this: http://www.albinoblacksheep.co...
You think we'll still be doing this when we're 60?
You're posting this comment on a site that was once called "Chips and Dips".
It seems every article that mentions OS/2 makes mention of how entrenched it is in ATMs...
There is also a restaurant up the street from me that has the best burgers in town.
You might be surprised what could happen as far as motivation to build new technologies if the general public saw a real picture of some distant world with bluish waters, brown and green continents and pearly white clouds.
Am I the only one here who's programmed that beast? Assembly language; Fortran had just been invented. Might fit one into a current Walmart, might not. I recall during our training (LA) we heard of another computer in the city! Had to go talk to those guys across town.
Still cranking out code, at 84.
Whoever you are, Slashdot should interview you about your experiences.