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Thanks to the guava team for figuring this out!
 
Guava APIs obsoleted by JDK7

While Guava doesn't require JDK7, there are a bunch of Guava APIs that have been obsoleted by JDK7. If you're using JDK7, you should prefer the built-in JDK7 APIs over the Guava APIs; at some point, we may remove these APIs from Guava. Here’s a list of obsoleted Guava APIs and their JDK replacements:

-instead of c.g.c.base.Charsets.UTF_8, prefer java.nio.charset.StandardCharsets.UTF_8 (same goes for the other constants in our Charsets class)
-instead of c.g.c.base.Objects.equal(), prefer java.util.Objects.equals()
-instead of c.g.c.base.Objects.hashCode(), prefer java.util.Objects.hash()
-instead of c.g.c.collect.Iterators.emptyIterator(), prefer java.util.Collections.emptyIterator()
-instead of c.g.c.primitives.Booleans.compare(), prefer java.lang.Boolean.compare() (same goes for the other compare() methods in our primitive wrapper classes)
-instead of the static factory methods for creating collections (e.g. Lists.newArrayList()), prefer the constructors with the diamond operator (e.g., new ArrayList<>())

JDK8 obsoletes a ton of Guava APIs, so we’re hard at work figuring out what a JDK8-friendly version of Guava will look like!

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-+Kurt Alfred Kluever , Guavian
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Prices are finally back around where they were before Drive first launched (I'm still on an annual plan: $5 / year for 20GiB)
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Any minecrafters out there know a better way to manage packages?
 
Where is the Minecraft package manager?

My 8 year old is Minecraft crazy, and though I don't understand why everything has to be big blocks, I love it.  What I don't love is descending into dependency hell trying to load any of the million or so truly awesome mods (evil minions that mine resources for you? Of course!) into this week's version update.  

To its credit, the Minecraft team iterates frequently, and it's easy to choose any version to play, but I feel like I'm back in RedHat 4.0 playing dependency bingo to load to the right mod with the right version.  Even better, the mods live in the nightmare world of PHP forums, so the actual getting is a mini-game of "Find the Link" amidst the sea of garbage and spam links (reminiscent of early Android ROM distribution).

So.  Where is the package manager,
     apt-get install evil_minions 1.6.4
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(There's https://github.com/lahwran/mcpkg, but that's been abandoned for years.)
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Thank you, thank you!  That is great!
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A really interesting survey of the historical issues behind today's housing crisis in SF and the bay area...
The Santa Clara Valley was some of the most valuable agricultural land in the entire world, but it was paved over to create today's Silicon Valley. This was..
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Yeah. Plan 23, that's the one for me!

Seriously, I don't grok how anyone (even married couples where both may have very high incomes) could (or perhaps would) reasonably pay 8K / month in rent. If you can afford that much, I believe you could buy a really nice place in the same area... I believe 8K/month can pay the mortgage on a $1.5M place.
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We hope eventually! Waiting on Fests to see.
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Boston style pizza in Campbell?
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Actually, it was pretty decent. We would definitely return.
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We went for Sunday bunch. The chicken was fried perfectly, but the mac and cheese was outstanding. Fruit and the desserts topped things off very well. Also, all you can drink cherry koolaid. Yum. The only thing is, you've got to get there _early_ if you want to avoid the line.
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True NY style pizza on the west coast. No other place that I've been to seems to do it right.
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