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This is looking like a really fantastic book.
 
I've been working on a book on game programming for four years. It's written in Markdown, and I have a little Python script that converts it all to HTML for the site (gameprogrammingpatterns.com).

About a year ago, I added some code to let it estimate how close I was to completion. It tracks the word counts of the chapters and knows how many chapters there are so it can guess at how long the book will be and how close I am. I thought it would be motivating, but it was actually kind of depressing working on a chapter for weeks only to have the number go up by five percent.

This is what it looks like now. I completed the book. HOLY CRAP, I WROTE AN ENTIRE BOOK.
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I've been reading it and its solid advice!
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+Thomas Maufer ... damnit man, where's my new car supercapacitor already.
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Need an album called "Space Elevator Music".  Hm...
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Back again for some Don Giovanni! Last opera of the season.
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The California Theater with Opera San Jose.

edit which is to say yes, the one right next to 360 Residence now that I looked that up on the map :)
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Give $1 to 'Feed The Homeless Veterans Project' and John will match it. Support Diversified Intervention Group together! – One Today by Google https://onetoday.google.com/m/BQ63jRu5
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Bed #2 laid out. This time we approached it differently (more correct, maybe not perfect). Bed #3 is going to be a while since we have to dig out a 50 gal barrel. 
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Looks like you are building a portal to the nether.
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More progress being made on the beds.  Next time I say "lets do it with masonry", kick me.
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Dude, you should try this with masonry ;)
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This. Is. Important.

I loved watching Good Eats and I have all the books. Now I get a short show on Youtube that I can watch whenever I want?! 

#AltonBrown   #Cooking  
 

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Hell yeah!
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Back when we had money that was backed by more than promises and dreams.
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Money has value because the government accepts the currency to pay your taxes. Because of this, everyone else uses it at the same value because it's convenient.
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This is truly a great package / set of tools every dart developer needs. Added it to a set of tools I was writing for open source to see how well my tests were actually covering :)

#dartlang   #testing  
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Yo dawg, we heard you like tools, so we wrote some tools for your tools
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Running simulator... I mean, DayZ work around for those 8km runs.
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According to some, DayZ is more CPU heavy than GPU till they get more time to work on the engine. Still in Alpha is thrown around a lot when people glitch through walls.
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    Software Engineer, 2011 - present
  • Nagravision
    Software Architect, 2003 - 2011
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Software engineer, brewer, jack of all trades
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I'm a practitioner of the art of software development, at least I think its art...

I enjoy working on cars, houses, and just about anything to ticks or whirs. Brewing beer, 5 gallons at a time. Photographing anything that catches my eye.
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  • Georgia Institute of Technology
    Computer Science, 2000 - 2002
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Three stars is one star too many! Lets start with a quick list of things that are wrong: -The wifi network is horribly slow and many page loads fail. I assume they've purchased a consumer DSL line and are sharing it amongst the 15 floors of guests. -The bathroom didn't have toilet paper when we checked in. -There's popcorn finish on the ceiling above the shower - which is on a very low ceiling. I have no clue how they keep it clean, but if you are tall like me then you'll keep hitting your hand on it. -The elevators in this place are janky. You have to use your room card to select a floor, but the card reader works about 1 in 5 times. -The restaurant is really slow to order, deliver, and bring you the check. If having cheap furniture, a cheap LCD TV with low-def channels, an air conditioner, and a small 4 cup coffee machine in the room is enough to earn 3 stars, then sure. For $80 a night I would expect more.
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My wife and I are new to the area and finally got around to visiting Seto the other night. We can't find enough good things to say about them. The sushi was great, the style was great, and the service was awesome.
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I called up and ordered my 2012 Volt from Dan Schlappi over the phone. He helped out getting me tracking information and keeping me up to date as it was manufactured. When I went to pick it up, I got to meet Mr. Megel himself. The atmosphere of the show room was warm and welcoming. I only wish the dealership was closer to home so I could take my car in for service easily.
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I first started going to Discount Tire Co. after a fellow car club member suggested them for my 255/50zr17's. I've been going to them ever sense. The price has always included everything (balance, rotation, installation) and I usually get their nice "do anything to the tire and we'll replace it" warranty. What really sold me was one trip to Boon, NC. one winter; my girlfriend at the time and I were stuck with a flat, I called the store in Atlanta and talked to the manager about finding a place to get my tire fixed. He called me back and got me in touch with another manager in Greenville (en route to our destination). I pulled up, they fixed the tire and sent me on my way. A+ service every time!
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