He said civilised, not civilized. English and American notions of the concept do not align.
Although I'm being facetious, it really is a loaded term. You two could argue about it until the sun explodes and get nowhere.
On one hand, I don't think that Microsoft can be trusted with sensitive government data, and that the government will probably have to pick a new operating system or make their own in order to help ensure their security.
On the other hand, I don't believe the government can be trusted with sensitive government data.
I hate Trump... but I love my Oculus Rift. Although initially bothered, this is just like the whole situation with Chick-Fil-A, private citizens doing their own thing is fine by me so long as their product are worth consuming.
Palmer, I don't care who you support. Keep doing what you're doing.
Around 2006/7 I had a used Tmobile Dash with a voice/text plan and no data. At the time, my university ran a 28kbps dailup internet service that students could use for free. It was a relic of another time, but it was still there.
On the Dash/Excalibur (and presumably other Windows Mobile devices) you could dial into these services with the built-in modem, and since I rode the bus a lot (at least two/three hours a day), I used that service.
It was hilariously slow, but it worked. I could visit websites, read articles, and chat. By turning off the images, it could be done with reasonable comfort.
Don't underestimate the value of being able to log on at any speed.
...give them a black sounding name.
Just don't do it. Give them a chance to at least make it to the interview on their qualifications and merits. At least in person a better first impression can be made beyond "Oh, I see you're extremely black."
Come back next week for: "How to tell a parent doesn't give a damn." (spoiler- It's the same lesson), and "How to make yourself look un-black if you're black." and "Cars you really should avoid if you don't want to be pulled over (with any color)."
Sign up for my 5 week seminar and you'll could win a fake pair of glasses and my professionals guide on buying small Japanese cars.
What cars do successful programmers drive? When is it too late to try to become one?
I made the mistake of dropping out of college with just an associates degree, to pursue a job outside of that industry that was offered to me. It was a big leap for the time and I was quite happy. Now I see what I've managed to do with it, and I'm no-longer so happy.
Machines that have broken down will work perfectly when the repairman arrives.