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Bilal Akhtar
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Attends Cameron Heights Collegiate Institute
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Whenever I see two identical objects, my instinct is to smash them together to form a bigger, better object.

Thanks, 2048.
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It only lasts a week since you stop playing it. 
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Just when I was <200 days away from fulfilling the 1,095-day residency requirement.

Guess I won't be voting in the 2015 election.
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+Bilal Akhtar Set aside the desperation much hope is there in Indian politics now. You can see a newer before trend now because more educated people are coming to politics and people are demanding. At this time when I am writing Modi is addressing a gathering of 5 lakh people in my place (Kerala). Will you be surprised to know that a large part of Modi's voters are still muslims. He somehow manages to convince them again and again, or maybe due to lack of good Muslim leaders, that too united as a single force to lead Muslims as a whole. Its my biggest dream. A single islamic group to contest the elections. Instead of many that fight against each other over Sunnahs and Islamic history.
From how it goes now Congress will not stand the might of Modi. So our best hope is in a Third front, which has been formed already by communists and some others. Lets wait and see how it goes.
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How about having it count as a math credit?

Learning a foreign language =/= learning a programming language. Learning a foreign language teaches you about other cultures, opens new doors for communication and makes you more aware about the world. Learning C or Python won't teach you any of that.

One good thing about such a move would be that students would flock to computer science courses, since learning to code is much easier than, say, learning French or Latin.
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Or maybe assembly 
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Tech gossip has reached the level of stupidity that was once reserved for Hollywood gossip.
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What the hell?
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Here's one thing off the bucket list: living through temperatures as low as -40°C (= -40°F)
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+Felipe Aragão Wow, I didn't know Brazilian summers were that warm.
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Merry Christmas to all!

Enjoy the occasion. Oh, and happy holidays!
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merry x-mas athough mine is busy,i have coded a bootloader,kernel and some features of an os in assembly language but i dont know how to link them and work together,am using nasm as the assembler.so can you please show me the way forward,my email is smohno@gmail.com.i will be happy to hear from you.
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Aww yeah.
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+Bilal Akhtar Apparently not, since I first had it set to IDE and only later read that I needed to switch to AHCI in order to get full performance :)
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I don't see any way in which a ban on municipal ISPs could benefit consumers. Any politicians who supported this motion deserve to be removed from office.

Oh well, at least this one didn't pass, just like the Longmont one.
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So Facebook thinks it is a good idea to allow auto playing of video ads over data by default on the Android app.

Not to mention, the setting to flip this is hidden deep within the left hand menu.

If you have a low data cap, and you use Facebook, better check that box before it is too late.
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That's why I don't use the Facebook mobile app.
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Google Maps Vandalism on the rise?

I'll let the attached screenshots speak for themselves.

I sure hope this doesn't turn into a trend among small and medium businesses.
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Waterloo, ON - Riyadh - Jeddah - Bahrain - Delhi - Bhopal - Dubai, UAE - London - San Francisco, CA - Toronto, ON
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Developer making his way through high school
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I'm a teen with a passion for coding, electronics, robotics, open-source software and calculus. I'm mainly known for my contributions to open-source projects such as Ubuntu and Debian.

I'm also involved with the startup community, and plan to launch a startup some day.

Currently, I'm in my final year of high school, and since that takes up most of my time, my coding contributions have temporarily stalled.
Education
  • Cameron Heights Collegiate Institute
    2012 - present
  • Eastwood Collegiate Institute
    2011 - 2012
  • Delhi Public School, Riyadh
    2009 - 2011
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