... you insensitive clod! I have to press the CTRL key when I click, to get a menu!
Can't say I use caps lock for anything but fouling up passwords, though.
The "Workable" (as in bendable, malleable, etc) part is a big question... how in heck would you work this stuff? If the melting point is over 4000C, what does it take to make it mushy enough to work?
TOPS-20 FTW! Now about 36-bit-word addressing on the x86....
Hear, hear. Around here we have Sonic. Still subject to "AT&T" copper but the have lots of competent empowered folks handling support.
It's very easy to be curt and brusque in text, or at least be perceived that way. It's a learned skill to be able to do text chat support and not come off as being dismissive, put-off-ish, and/or plain rude.
"Le Show" is not on NPR. The host station (KCRW) syndicates it on their bird but it's not an NPR product.
The politics are so vicious because the stakes are so small.
yahoo.com? or yahoo-inc.com? There's a real difference...
"Aspie"-ness itself is no license, I agree. These peeps bring other skills to the table that make it worth tolerating their downsides. By all reports, Jobs was a narcissistic a-hole most of the time, but his eye for design and usability made him worthwhile. I got tired of working for/with people like that so I no longer do. I might have made one kernel contribution long ago, but no occasionto do Linux kernel work since then.
Kind of rare in LA too, and parts of the SF Bay Area.
Linus is Linus, just as RMS is RMS; you have to take them on their own terms or leave them alone. Me, I leave them alone.
If you want to play in their sandboxes, you have to deal with their quirks. Kinda like with Apple.
Welcome to Earth, here's your pitchfork.
The problem is the cost to defend it, for the 22-YO hacker.
"Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there." -- Will Rogers