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People who haven't traveled for work often think it sounds glamorous and can't fathom why anyone would complain about doing it. They don't understand what an absolute pain in the ass air travel is and how seeing hotel rooms in many countries is not the same as being on a vacation. I stopped consulting shortly after 9/11 because after that, travel became unbearable.
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Flat Design Is Taking Over, I Guess
The new design seems to be copying the "metro" or flat look and I really don't think it looks good.
The old books had an actual recognizable style.
The new ones look like generic non-style to me.
Speaking of books, I was at a Barnes & Noble last weekend and figured I would see what new programming books they had. There must have been over 3 shelves dedicated to Python, and no C# offerings...nothing Visual Studio, and nothing VB either! Things have changed since I last bought a technical/programming book in 2011.
must have been over 3 shelves dedicated to Python, and no C# offerings
Hey, have you been to my local B&N?
That's the same books they have here at ours.
We have some Java books too, but that is because we are very close to a University and as we all know Universities try to use old technology. They definitely don't want students entering the work market with current skills.