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Hunting A5 FSD I went to Cockaigne, only to learn that its rep dependent... and I'm 250LY away from my highest-rep system. Fail. But on the way back found this super pretty orbital - most are so very dark and dank.
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Has anyone here given https://atom.io/ a proper workout with e.g. Python code?
At GitHub, we’re building the text editor we’ve always wanted: hackable to the core, but approachable on the first day without ever touching a config file. We can’t wait to see what you build with it.
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I invest so much time in optimising my editing experience that to have to learn two different modes of editing for SSH vs. local would probably knock other stuff out of my head.  I already lost most of my sed-fu when I had to learn IntelliJ for a uni course which then turned out to use NetBeans.  Urgh.
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http://townhallcinemas.co.nz/ has ridiculously little google jiuce, Our new shiny local cinema.
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How is DRM ever anything but anti feature?
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http://gregoryszorc.com/blog/2015/03/28/notes-from-facebook%27s-developer-infrastructure-at-scale-f8-talk/ and https://developers.facebooklive.com/videos/561 are interesting to a developer-tools-head like me.

Reinforces a bunch of the things I think OpenStack CI has fundamentally wrong at the moment. Specifically:
 - we optimise for throughput, not latency. Latency is more important.
 - we run everything everytime
 - we don't differentiate flaky tests

The mono-repo thing is contentious. Its interesting to me that both Google and Facebook, who are prominent exemplars of 'move fast' have single-repo VCS trees, whereas we have hundreds of trees. I struggle to put an actual figure on the costs involved in the tradeoff though. I've advocated one-repo-per-thing myself, but I think I could make a good case for one-repo-many-products too, when there is one large initiative at work, like we [broadly] have.

I do think we need to solve the 'scaling a group of people' problem that we've punted on so spectacularly - e.g. see all the repos that we're splitting out because two groups of people are not playing nice with each other [e.g. there's approximately zero technical reason for the API's that are proxies to other infra - Nova/Cinder/Neutron/Ironic - to be seprate code bases].
Any time Facebook talks about technical matters I tend to listen. They have a track record of demonstrating engineering leadership in several spaces. And, unlike many companies that just talk, Facebook often gives others access to those ideas via source code and healthy open source projects.
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It's always pleasing when an idea you have come up with independently (build system that can check out dependencies automatically from git/etc) gets described as important new functionality in major presentations.
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#Banksters at it again. This time its "dynamic currency conversion" and people using credit cards outside their own country being screwed.
As far as bank robberies go, this one is bigger, and just as fiendish, as any. It is called “dynamic currency conversion” and it is a robbery being perpetrated by banks upon the unwitting customers in their tens of thousands.
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