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Abhay Bothra
Works at RocketFuel Inc.
Attended Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
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No matter how diligently you try to follow the Social Rulebook, you're gonna get into some of these massively awkward situations.
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Thanks +Pradeep Kalipatnapu  for sharing the article.
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After many moons of waiting GitHub has finally released their Android app!
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A post you won't expect in Coding Horror, but nevertheless makes a very fine read.
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I was surprised too when I saw it my reader feed.  
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A very apt point made by +Mike Elgan when he says:
"...But the thing that is wrong is the patent system, not the companies who are forced to play by its obsolete and irrational rules."
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Actually, I think companies have sort of stopped taking the competition in market seriously when they have found a much easier way to battle it out in the courts (modified Samsung's words). Anyhow the patent rules are made to protect IP which is very necessary for RnD. It's the dumb patent granters and stupid people who apply for random patents and then sue others for copying there design. 

An example of a stupid patent: the data structure list which is very fundamental to programming
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In an ideal world I would take the same lines! :-)  Great video!
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I recently posed this puzzle:

Puzzle: What is the difference between the British Isles and the United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland and Isle of Man?

Since nobody has tried it yet, I'll give away the answer now.  I like this chart, taken from Wikipedia:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_Isles#Politics

For years I found the definitions of all these concepts very confusing, and that's not even counting 'Britain' - or the 'Commonwealth', which now even includes Rwanda:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Commonwealth_of_Nations

Do all empires develop complicated Venn diagrams like this showing degrees of partial membership, or is it an especially British thing?
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