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"the debugger doesn't tell me anything because this code compiles just fine" - random QA comment
"Facebook is where you tell lies to your friends. Twitter is where you tell the truth to strangers." - chriselst
"I don't drink any more... then again, I don't drink any less." - Mike Mullikins uncle
First, I believe that this nation MicroSoft should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the moon and returning him safely to the Earth redesigning all it's icons. No single space project in this period will be more impressive to mankind, or more important for the long-range exploration of space user experience; and none will be so difficult or expensive to accomplish.
What an impressive accomplishment.
They call me different but the truth is they're all the same!
Coming with presidents? Here are some words for Mickeysoft from the namegiver of the Teddybear:
“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds; who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worthy cause; who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who neither know victory nor defeat.”
“It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.”
“Believe you can and you're halfway there.”
“When you're at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on.”
“People don't care how much you know until they know how much you care”
“The only man who never makes mistakes is the man who never does anything.”
“Nothing in the world is worth having or worth doing unless it means effort, pain, difficulty… I have never in my life envied a human being who led an easy life. I have envied a great many people who led difficult lives and led them well.”
“Knowing what's right doesn't mean much unless you do what's right.”
“Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.”
“If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.”
“In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.”
“Courage is not having the strength to go on; it is going on when you don't have the strength.”
“Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat.”
“Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell 'em, 'Certainly I can!' Then get busy and find out how to do it.”
“When you play, play hard; when you work, don't play at all.”
All by Theodore Roosevelt
He must have forseen Mickeysoft in a crystal ball
I have lived with several Zen masters - all of them were cats.
His last invention was an evil Lasagna. It didn't kill anyone, and it actually tasted pretty good.
This was decades in the making. Next year it should all come full circle with a mascot named Spark-e.
Until then I anxiously anticipate being able to double click on the new blue poo emoji so I can download big boy chrome on my new PC.
Good grief. I remember years ago when these guys just made a virtual machine. Now, in their downloads section, they have hundreds of "products" and I have no idea which one is just the the VM host. Maybe Google can help.
OK, when did this start to cost $250 for the Pro version? The free "player" version doesn't run on Windows. And I need to use VMWare because that's what the customer is using, and I need to test the proxy application I wrote locally here. Company has no problems paying the $250, it's just annoying, when (last I checked) VirtualBox is free and works great.