Here ya go, politics as science.
Here ya go, politics as science.
"I've built more than a few static websites (I use Sublime Text 3 or Atom, not some fancy-pants WYSIWYG doohickey) and am quite familiar with CSS, but databases not so much. "
Are you the only one involved?
As a consultant I get asked this kinda quick question on a regular basis. There is no quick answer to this. The general answer is to take the time to understand the requirements, understand the technology, understand the tradeoffs, understand the staffing, understand the testing, understand security and then do a bake off of at least three solutions. If you are upgrading looking to scale out then does management really understand the financial commitment needed to replace and grow?
Be a job little or small, do it right or not at all. Too many people are glib these days about the complexity of software applications and as such get themselves in a whole lot of trouble in the long run.
LVM and rsync are your friend.
The easiest way to backup physical is with rsync, LVM and snapshots. No rm required. None of my backup scripts have
If it is a VM just take a snapshot of the VM?
Why would any backup script use "/bin/rm"?
This sounds really fishy.
Or really incompetent.
If I have seen farther than others it is because I stood on the shoulders of Fire Giants.
Borrow from one it is plagiarism. Borrow from a bunch of gamers it is a lot of unattributed fun, because who cares!
My interviewing process for developers focuses as much on people skills as technical skills. Unless all your developers are siloed then they will need to be able to communicate and work with others.
For all the years we've been hearing about how tough the problem solving skills are for tech companies I have yet to hear how tough the interview is for people skills.
Any company that only focuses on technical problem solving is going to be a disaster to manage.
"The state of technological advancement today is such that we have guided missiles and misguided men."
-Martin Luther King Jr.
Hi! Happy Tuesday
My understanding is that DevOps was coined by a manager at Etsy who recruited developers for managing IOPs and other costs in the Amazon cloud via software designed to do just that. DevOps meant someone who was saavy enough to write system level code.
Somewhere along the way this notion got morphed into being the system administrator and the developer.
1. Developers optimizing Amazon and other cloud environment costs by using application code specialized to manage system administration aspects of the cloud; including managing switches, spinning up VMs, etc.
2. Developers with system administration responsibilities.
The reality is that Etsy moved off of Amazon to an in-house data center and left us with a messy legacy of a term, DevOps.
Can't copyright titles and 'pixel' as a word is too generic to trademark. Ignore the take down.
Q: Iâ(TM)ve been working on a book and the title is very importantâ"I use it as the URL for my blog, for a weekly column I write, etc., and I want people to identify it with me. Can I copyright a title so others canâ(TM)t use it? â"Anonymous
A: Copyrights cover works fixed in a tangible format, but because titles are typically short, they donâ(TM)t fall under copyright protection. So no, you canâ(TM)t copyright a title to a book, song or movie. But you can trademark a title, which may give you the protection you seek.
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states that a trademark protects words, phrases, symbols or designs identifying the source of the goods or services of one party and distinguishing them from those of others. Brand names like Pepsi, Xerox and Band-Aid are all protected. So is the Nike âoeswoosh.â But more relevant to us, book titles such as The Da Vinci Code and Harry Potter and the Sorcererâ(TM)s Stone are trademarked.
Unlike copyright protection, which is granted the minute your work is written down, trademarks arenâ(TM)t handed out so freely. In fact, if the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office doesnâ(TM)t consider your title (or brand) a distinctive mark that is indisputably distinguishable from others, you will not be granted trademark protection. This is why you see so many books with the sameâ"or very similarâ"titles. Many of the terms are considered too generic or arbitrary to warrant protection.
Trademarks are not only intended to protect the creator, but also the consumer. Trademarks keep others from confusing a well-known work on the bookstore shelves with others. For example, Harry Potter is such a popular, distinguishable character by J.K. Rowling that youâ(TM)d expect any title with his name in it to be written by her (or, at least, a book approved by her). Itâ(TM)s not only her work, but itâ(TM)s become her brand.
So if you use the title of your book as the title of your blog, column, etc., it could be considered your brand identifier. And if you find success, you could qualify for trademark protection.
Religion doesn't factor into preventing depression in the first place, but only helps one get better? God is a constant in all of this. Since these people believed in God before, after and during their depression then one is already getting a regular "dosage" of God? Belief in God did not change before or after treatment.
I smell a rat. A rat that says, "oh well, it is not just the presence of God alone but God plus"
To whit, religion only works because you are also taking anti-depressants, taking group therapy or paying lots of money to a quack.
Religion and drugs. Surprise, surprise surprise.
This sounds like the perfect premise for a Phillip K. Dick sci-fi book: take the conclusion of this article and have a book plot where preacher starts disseminating drugs as part of church service. "Scientific studies show that religion works best when coupled with anti-depressant drugs! Here, have a Xanax!"
Sad part is that this may actually come to pass.
Physically Together: Here's the Internal Yahoo No-Work-From-Home Memo for Remote Workers and Maybe More
Got cognitive dissonance?
The cognitive dissonance of juxtaposing management okay for outsourcing globally and management not okay for remote access domestically is simply stunning.
Let's put a data center on the moon and get the whole world in on the project much as with the international space station.
Well said. You made your point well. I'm going to be more long winded. LOL
My counter would be, but almost anyone can cook.
To the extent that programming correlates to following well known recipes like cooking then anyone can do it.
Lots of accounts who use Excel can write some fairly sophisticated macros. Are they programming?
Personally I think the article asks the wrong question. The more germane question would be, 'Has the word "programming" become so muddled that it is time to expand the vernacular and come up with canonical classifications of programming?" To that I would answer yes.
In the field of genomics there are "bioinformatic programmers", usually part biologist and part programmer. They don't write application programs per se as much as they write custom analysis of data using scientific algorithms. they are scientists who write code. And, oh, btw, they also have to package that analysis in a program. The application takes a back seat to the analysis.
What is programming? The lack of clarity in definition is very similar situation to the words "software engineer" and "software developer".
What is the objective of wider adoption?
"You have to be careful if you are not sure where you are going because you might not get there."
Every since I could dual-boot I have always used both Windows and Linux. Now using both Windows and Linux is much easier with VMs.
Tools are tools and I use Linux and Windows where they most benefit me. To that end I've never used Apple because there is nothing compelling for me on Apple. There have been only two applications I'm aware of on Apple that might convince me to run the Apple OS:
1. Pro Tools
2. Final Cut
Adoption of Linux desktop is lacking a clear objective. I use Linux when it benefits me and Windows the same. Running both is trivial for those who are tech savvy. If you are not tech savvy you probably don't need Linux. Given the advent of smart phones and touch pads then the real question is not the future adoption of Linux Desktop but the future of the desktop in general.
+1, Mod up! Make sticky! and all that!
Well said! The should also make Lord of Light!
"A complex system that works is invariably found to have evolved from a simple system that worked." -- John Gall, _Systemantics_