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I'd like to see a response to that response. It didn't really say much, aside from a very general statement indicating that Ahmed was given a chance to avoid futher infraction (it was so general that it didn't refer to Ahmed's circumstances, but instead to the process that dictates expulsion).
Democracy has become a mock term. Too bad. This kid might well become a security adviser to a big firm or better may be CEO of a startup and in coming years can turn the college to his "ping pong room" ?
In addition to visual effects, I was asked to record myself using a unix terminal doing technologically feasible things. I took extra care in babysitting the elements through to final composite to ensure that the content would not be artistically altered beyond that feasibility. I take representing digital culture in film very seriously in lieu of having grown up in a world of very badly researched user interface greeble. I cringed during the part in Hackers (1995) when a screen saver with extruded "equations" is used to signify that the hacker has reached some sort of neural flow or ambiguous destination. I cringed for Swordfish and Jurassic Park as well. I cheered when Trinity in The Matrix used nmap and ssh (and so did you)....
On the other side of the screen, it all looks so easy.
Eeeew. I don't normally care about typography; but the font used in that article is horrid.
Did you ever see history portrayed as an old man with a wise brow and pulseless heart, waging all things in the balance of reason?
Is not rather the genius of history like an eternal, imploring maiden, full of fire, with a burning heart and flaming soul, humanly warm and humanly beautiful?
Training a telescope on one’s own belly button will only reveal lint. You like that? You go right on staring at it. I prefer looking at galaxies.
-- Sarah Hoyt
None of us are creating value all by ourselves. We’re doing it with other people. And these people – or, network using the more technical term – in our lives shape who we are (by influencing what you think about), and what we make (by helping us get things done). Yet, it’s only through trial and error that we figure out who to choose to work with, and who to avoid.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore, Dream. Discover.
Everyone likes the idea of a cheat mode, or "God Mode." Many years ago - I think around 1993 - Doom introduced the idea of switching a player into God Mode within the game by typing IDDQD. You'd then be invincible and get to feel like you'd discovered an exciting secret "easter egg" in the game. How exciting the the developers hid this for us to find! You may have heard of a "God Mode" hidden in the depths of Windows 8 (or 7 for that matter)... and it "unlocks" a bunch of secret functionality. Let's try.
Why the e-book standards wars are starting to feel increasinly like the old (ongoing) browser wars.
One of the toughest problems I faced when I built Notepad Classic was an issue where many functions like Go To & Find were always off a few characters. After a bit of experimenting I noticed a pattern, it was off by the number of characters equal to the line number (0 based).... It turned out that the way the string functions count a line break.
In my day job I work with a lot of very smart developers who graduated from top university CS programs such as MIT, CMU, and Chicago. They cut their teeth on languages like Haskell, Scheme, and Lisp. They find functional programming to be a natural, intuitive, beautiful, and efficient style of programming. They’re only wrong about one of those. The problem is that my colleagues and I are not writing code in Haskell, Scheme, Lisp, Clojure, Scala, or even Ruby or Python. We are writing code in Java, and in Java functional programming is dangerously inefficient.
Positioning the solar arrays on the ISS is an incredibly complex task; if parts of the arrays are in the shadow of other parts, they’ll bend due to the temperature difference and eventually break. NASA would like more power to run science experiments and other cool stuff, so they’re turning to hackers so they can optimize the amount of power generated on the ISS.
For bonus points: sharks, laser beams... get to work.
Several years in the works, the main claim to fame is that the keyboard is designed from the ground up for ergonomics. To that end, they’ve ditched the traditional layout and staggered keys in order to provide an optimized layout that offers better comfort while typing, but the changes are something that will take a lot of practice typing before you can type anywhere near your regular speed.
Ergonomics is Latin for "You won't get any work done for weeks."
While many debates over technology and privacy concern obscurity, the term rarely gets used. This is unfortunate, as "privacy" is an over-extended concept. It grabs our attention easily, but is hard to pin down. Sometimes, people talk about privacy when they are worried about confidentiality. Other times they evoke privacy to discuss issues associated with corporate access to personal information. Fortunately, obscurity has a narrower purview.
It's difficult to protect your privacy from your own oversharing.
One day while driving home, I thought: "Why don’t I just stop using email altogether?" That night while drifting off to sleep I imagined my email-free life. I liked the picture. Within the same week, I made the decision to cut email out of my life. Here's how it worked.
It’s that memory-scraping thing that gets me. There’s something poignant about it. You let Watson luxuriate in the hot mess of the Urban Dictionary, opening up all sorts of weird and wonderful new vistas for the straightlaced chap, and then, as soon as he says something a little bit naughty, a little bit off-color, you start cleansing his memory, washing his mind out with soap. That doesn’t sit well with me.
Artificial intelligence needs to learn how to think for itself.
Nokia has just done something pretty unusual: it’s invited its users to effectively tailor an element of its smartphone hardware to their individual needs. As a Friday present for its more enterprising fans, the Finnish firm announced the release of what it calls a ’3D-printing Development Kit’, or 3DK, for the back shell of its Lumia 820 handset.
Nokia is effectively outsourcing rapid prototyping to its customers, starting with case design.
Chrome book denotes to "PC based on Chrome Operating System". The most used browser of the next year was Google chrome, and the credit goes to Indian Computer Engineer Mr.Sundar Picha, currently the senior vice president of Chrome at Google Inc... Now the time has been came when Google introduced us with a “PC based on Chrome Operating System”.
In windows OS people generally suffer from lots of headaches with the administrative –model. Chrome book is cloud based and containing zero-Administrative model.
Samsung - $249
Acer - $199
But the bad news is here, It is not available in India and not yet decided to launch it in India just because bandwidth and connectivity issues. But still one hope is here for India that some OEMs may bring it to India as independently.
"Pay no mind to those who talk behind your back
It simply means that you are two steps ahead"
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