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The longer Republicans allow this to go on, the worse it gets for everyone.


http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIw_ebDtDk

There is no way with Gnome / GTK to set a window-scaling factor of a fractional value. So, if you're trying to run Linux on a Macbook Pro, you're stuck with either insanely small or excessively large window decorations / buttons / etc.

Devs across the GTK spectrum all say the same thing: "it's really hard because we start with whole integers and can't get it to produce whole integers on the other side with the fractional values..."

But Unity does it - and so does Mac OS X. Am I crazy? Is this that hard to solve?

If every American donated $5, it's possible we could just bribe Trump to leave office. $1.5 Billion dollars would be a "great deal" for him and America.

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A long piece, but you won't regret the time it takes to read it.

https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2017/01/my-president-was-black/508793/

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Surprised there wasn't a shout-out to System76 in this article... If you're looking for a mobile work-horse, I've heard only good things about the Oryx.

From Hackaday: https://hackaday.com/2016/10/28/apple-sucks-now-heres-a-thinkpad-buyers-guide/

I totally agree with the sentiment though. I think there's definitely something to be said for the consistency of keyboard and display experience on most Macbook Pros - but it's pretty clear with Mac OS Sierra and the new Touch ID that they're pivoting from creating useful tools to pretty toys. I think you'll start to see the typical tech startup outfitting engineers with something other than MBPs in the near future - if for no other reason than to not blow money.

https://system76.com/laptops/oryx



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I was about to carve out time to build a website this weekend, and then I found out it already exists.

http://nost3.org/

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Unbelievably useful HTTP response mocking - but the best part may be the references to the best site on the internet (http://www.zombo.com).

https://github.com/node-nock/nock#repeat-response-n-times

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A thoroughly helpful metaphor:

To put these numbers into perspective, the annual risk of a given person being hit by a meteorite is estimated to be one chance in 17 billion,[5] which means the probability is about 0.00000000006 (6 × 10−11), equivalent to the odds of creating a few tens of trillions of UUIDs in a year and having one duplicate.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Universally_unique_identifier#Random_UUID_probability_of_duplicates

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