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Anyone read this? Any good? 
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It's fantastic. As is the series.
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Obviously.
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But legalization hasn't led to more violence where pot has actually been legalized.
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Hes obviously been smoking Toronto crack!
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Interesting developments. I remember saying that Android-first was going to happen "soon" a few years back. My timing was off by a bit, but I believe it is inevitable.
Believe it or not, top of the line Android phones show 40% higher engagement than iPhones. Localytics data also shows that Android OS fragmentation is no longer a fair concern.
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Having to launch 6 more applications that do memory clean up is cheating. But hey, what ever makes the analytics show in your favor (this is equally a stab at apple, as they for sure skew analytics.)
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That's about right. 
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I don't know.. That first image makes more sense to me.
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Time for my PSA to donate blood. It doesn't take any time. And free cookies. 
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Really, its not that bad. I felt good donating. They just don't want mine because of my medical history. If you can donate, donate. 
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They do this at the SF Ferry Building, at the Cowgirl Creamery Cheese Shop. yum!
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Abstinence fails yet again. Unsurprisingly. If only we could have told them it would have. Oh wait. 
Infection rates remained steady or increased under the abstinence only program.
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+Jim Douglas, that may be true for the developed world, but regarding Africa there are studies that claim the opposite of the article. The article that spawned this link said rates of HIV soared in Uganda, whereas this article says the exact opposite, and claims it was due to changing attitudes:
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10461-006-9073-y/fulltext.html

Personally, I don't think we can have it both ways. That is, we can't on one hand say that humans can't help themselves when it comes to one issue (eg. our tendency to sow our wild oats) and then say we should know better when it comes to another (eg. our tendency to take by force what others have). There are plenty of "natural" activities that western society is doing it's best to socially engineer away.
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Michael Bay's new wildlife documentary is going to be epic. 
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Now we have a title I am tempted to write a screenplay!
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Holy crap.
 
Suppose you have a Java app running on a bunch of autoscaled VMs, and you need to debug a rare bug. Manually ssh into each instance, restart the process under gdb, set watchpoints on all of them, sigh....no longer needed. On GCP, just use the cloud debugger, set a breakpoint, and the first time any of your VMs hits that line you get a snapshot with all local variables, stack trace, etc. Problem solved.
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+Nathan Lunde-Berry Well, it isn't exactly rocket science.
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  • EscapeCode
    Founder, 2014 - present
  • SMART Technologies
    Principal Software Developer, 2013 - 2014
  • Codano
    Co-founder, CTO, 2012 - 2013
  • DotSpots/Gri.pe/Chee.rs
    Co-founder, CTO, 2007 - 2012
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Curious hacker. Ex-startup guy (StumbleUpon, DotSpots, Gri.pe, Chee.rs), now at SMART working on education software.


Developing professionally with web technology since 2000. At some point it became one of my specialties.

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