Finger on the button.
Finger on the button.
I first met Whitson when we were both in detox. At the time, he didn’t have any money, or any future to speak of.
I said “Look, you’re going nowhere, and you’re doing it fast. Try this. You already *have* the geek look... so??? Be a geek for real and take up coding.”
That’s how I got him off the skid row circuit and… Read more
Godspeed, good sir. And good luck.
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I like it but I like the simplicity and flexibility of a Lego phone/tablet dock even more.
Damn kids and their hippie radio. In my days, we used to chisel our messages on a rune stone and leave it in the middle of nowhere!
/sigh While these numbers are abysmal, it’d be really great to see them contextualized with what the demographics look like. I’m in a CS phd program at one of the most diverse schools in the country and yet I can count our black students on one hand (and they’re mostly F1) and our women on maybe 2? (Current stats put… Read more
The hidden icons one is a classic. I’d did it to my parents one April Fools: screencap the desktop with icons and taskbar, move all icons to some folder in My Documents and autohide the taskbar. Also combined it with a BSOD screensaver. Not very original, I know, but since my parents aren’t IT people they didn’t know… Read more
It’s interesting that your idea of what you presumably think to be a very bad person is Fidel Castro (I know there have been some human rights abuses in Cuba [and I don’t mean Guantanamo—hiyoo!] but I’m fairly ignorant). Interesting idea though, thanks! I really didn’t mean to offend anyone with this post.
But does he have any life advice on how to read satire and get a sense of humor?
5 new ways to keep your trains running on schedule.
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There better be actual shrubbery in this bar
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The non-profit jack assess hell bent on trying to release a cheap computer anyone can afford around the world? I'm sure they didn't know this was going to happen.
This will probably get lost in the comments, however, I've worked at KFC for 4 years in the past and I can tell you they teach you the "Rule of 7", but no one follows it. The chicken was never inspected that well. (Looking for bruises? No way.) The brine was always tap water and we had clam-shell baskets for frying… Read more