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Yes. makes me want to reimage my laptop to play around with this but I would need to make an another clonezilla image of my current OS. I was chosen to be a STEM mentor for a student on my son's high school FIRST robotics team on this project competition [^]
I am wondering if we can use this as the student is, and some of you on CP might remember way back as this was my interest to at one time, predicting and simulating NFL games. Not exactly the "question of tomorrow" but it could use some tech from tomorrow. hhmmmm.
If you are selling your own software and get a request for a quote from a software distributor for a license for a single customer, do you play along or decline? I've been selling directly to the users of my software in the vast majority in the past but did sell a few licenses via distributors. But I didn't see any benefit of doing so in exchange for the expected discount... So today I declined another RFQ from a distributor.
If the brain were so simple we could understand it, we would be so simple we couldn't. — Lyall Watson
For a single licence? Probably the same as you - a polite decline, with a comment that if they want to set up a licensing agreement with targets and discount levels, you'll be happy to see what they propose.
Distros can be useful - they can reach into customers you haven't met or can't meet, and provided they make a good profit so can you!
Bad command or file name. Bad, bad command! Sit! Stay! Staaaay...
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Holy man's book takes a short time to devour - then it's gone. (9)
Someone (who wishes to remain anonymous for now) has got this, but pointed out a slight issue with the tense. It didn't hinder them though, but perhaps the clue might be better as: Holy man's book takes a short time to devour and get rid of (9)
if that makes it easier...
This being my first one here, I don’t think this is hard – don’t want you getting stuck and thinking “The new guy doesn’t know what he’s doing!” – but I discovered something while thinking of different puzzles: it’s hard to judge the level of difficulty when working backwards from the answer. They all look easy - but of course most problems do once you know how to solve them.
So here are a few bonus ones – no prizes for these, but I’d be interested to know if they’re as easy as I think they are (I’m sure the first one is!):
Difficulty is in the eye of the solver. I've posted clues that I'd worried were far too easy and people have struggled. I've posted clues that I thought were absolutely fiendish and someone's posted the correct answer within a couple of minutes.
I'm sure that many of us will have have had the experience where we've gazed at a crossword for half an hour, written in two answers and given up, only to pick it up the next day and polish it off in a few minutes.
One thing that can be relied on with absolute certainty in the CCC OTD is that whenever the setter declares a clue to be easy, people struggle with it.
It should be noted, by the way, that we can't use the T-word round here.
No, not those! Oh, God! You're going to make me say it ... T***derbirds!
To me, it was a rather innovative if somewhat repetitive bit of television but to others it was lazy, ill-considered and pushed the boundaries of plausibility way too far. Let's not discuss it any further or before we know it certain people will be calling each other a snow-globe or a librarian or something and threatening to shoot each other in the faeces or whatever it is that they do. I've said too much already, if there's going to be any further discussion on this matter, let's move it to The Dopebox ...