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Usually when there are lightning storms I not just switch off, but unplug my machine from the power socket. (Never lost a machine but once I got blacked out when removing the second of my then brand new contact lenses).
Also lightning fascinates me, and here the storms are frequent and fierce (number of times nearby car alarms have been set off is amazing), but they rarely last more then a hour. If nothing else it's a good excuse for a break.
Plus I have to work out how to set the damn clock on the microwave each time...
Easily fixed: Connect it to a UPS!
Anything that is unrelated to elephants is irrelephant Anonymous - The problem with quotes on the internet is that you can never tell if they're genuine Winston Churchill, 1944 - I'd just like a chance to prove that money can't make me happy. Me, all the time
When I was a kid, we had a cat that chewed mains leads.
One day, he bit through, and leapt backwards across the room in a massive bound. He stood there, shook himself violently, glared at the cable and bit it again.
Bite ... bound ... shake ... glare. Repeat until fuse blows ...
Bad command or file name. Bad, bad command! Sit! Stay! Staaaay...
Pointless reply -- honestly, this is why I only use laptops nowadays. Built in UPS. And quieter than a desktop box, more transportable, and certainly with enough computing power for what I do. Granted, more expensive, but the pros balance the additional cost.
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We went from Angular 1 to Angular 2, and it was a total breaking change, with new APIs, new patterns.
Internally at Google, the Angular team uses a tool for handling automatic upgrades, even of breaking changes. This is still something that has to be planned in more detail, but the team is working hard on making this tool generally available, most probably in 2017 in time for version 5.
There's a lot of other decent frameworks to choose from without going through that pain, and if in my not-so-humble opinion, if you're going to make a "total breaking change", the tools to upgrade should have been the top priority and made "generally available" from the get-go.