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David Coburn
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Quite thoughtful.  Now if I just applied a few of these
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I can testify to that!!!
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A growing number of scientists suggest that depression is a result of inflammation caused by the body’s immune system.
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So true
An encounter with a magician reveals a lesson: Think critically about whether you’re only intermittently thinking critically
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Developers increasingly rely on third-party libraries and components that come from long-running, open-source projects. Developers think they're getting well-written, bug-free code. They're wrong.
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XKCD's "Nerd Sniping" is the epitome of rabbit holing. The geek's Achille's Heel. I recently decided practice my algorithms skills everyday by working through Skiena's Algorithm Design Manual and doing some Interview Street problems. To make it somewhat more interesting I decided to do all the ...
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Now this sounds interesting.
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And I just bought a raspberry pi...cool!  Thanks!
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When it comes to the task of finding and nurturing great engineering managers, misunderstandings at startups are all too common. It seems that many people..
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  • Pinkerton highschool
    1982 - 1986
  • Western New England College
    Computer Science, 1986 - 1990
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Develop programming tools, manage client and server executables
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    Computer Scientist, 1990 - present
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Software is hard to develop for many reasons: We must figure out what to do, do it, and ensure that we have done it correctly.

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Microsoft has, ever since, mistakenly used 'Unicode' and 'widechar' as synonyms for both 'UCS-2' and 'UTF-16'. Furthermore, since UTF-8 cann

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Visit Samsung today for Samsung Chromebook 2 You'll find product and support information for our products and information about our company.

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Interruptions are one of the biggest sources of inefficiency for programmers. Now, to be fair, they're probably a big source of inefficiency

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The unlocked, off-contract phone is much better than its price tag would suggest.