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#JavaScript Tutorial by Example. 
Beginner gets overview in 1 hour. Advanced gets insight about js's object system. 
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if you have a #JavaScript question, ask me. I answer in next 3 hours.
This JavaScript tutorial is simple, practical, example based. For beginner, read the Basics section. You'll be able to code JavaScript in 1 hour. For experienced programer, this tutorial gives in-depth understanding of JavaScript prototype-based object system. For latest articles, subscribe: Xah ...
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How Fast Does Internet Speed Grow? http://xahlee.info/comp/bandwidth.html
Since 1990, hard disk storage capacity doubles in about every 1 year, computing speed doubles by about every 2 years. What about internet speed? How Fast Net Speed Grow? It's about 50% faster per year. The formula is c*1.5^n where n is number of years, and c is a constant.
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Oh and rotation is positive in the clockwise direction in SVG, the opposite of PostScript and mathematics.
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《The Masque of the Red Death》 By Edgar Allan Poe http://wordyenglish.com/p/masque_red_death.html 
《The Masque of the Red Death》 By Edgar Allan Poe. By Edgar Allan Poe, 1842. The Masque of the Red Death by somniferum 〔image by somniferum. image source〕. The “RED DEATH” had long devastated the country. No pestilence had ever been so fatal or so hideous. Blood was its Avatar and its seal ...
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Prostrate: stretched out on the floor or ground, face down.
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So, Google Plus is now officially flopped, after 4 years of ado.

here's The wildly popular Google Plus Song, 2011 http://xaharts.org/funny/whats_is_googleplus.html
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the word “formal” in formal proof/grammar/lang, is sloppily used. Most people mean “rigorous”. It should mean: in a form of math formulas.

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《Code Complete: A Practical Handbook of Software Construction, Second Edition》 2004 amazon. This i read parts in 1990s. Don't recall much about it except that this is about the only science based appoarch on the questions of software engineering methodoligy questions. Am taking a look again.
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纸醉金迷: 形容叫人沉迷的奢侈繁华环境。出处: 宋·陶穀《清异录·居室》:“(痈医孟斧)有一小室,窗牖焕明,器皆金饰,纸光莹白,金彩夺目,所亲见之,归语人曰:‘此室暂憩,令人金迷纸醉。’” 纸醉金迷的故事 → http://wordyenglish.com/chinese/blog.html
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Code Complete = science(software engineering)。
Unlike unix philosophy,agile,scrums。
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The required techniques of effective reasoning are pretty formal, but as long as programming is done by people that don't master them, the software crisis will remain with us and will be considered an incurable disease. And you know what incurable diseases do: they invite the quacks and ...
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机械姬. Ex Machina. 姬 = women (archaic). Imperial maid. wife. female entertainer, courtesan. http://wordyenglish.com/chinese/blog.html
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紅死病的面具《The Masque of the Red Death》 By Edgar Allan Poe. 作者:愛倫·坡. 話說“紅死”在國內肆虐已久,象這般致命,這般可怕的瘟疫委實未曾有過。這病的具体表現和特征就是出血——一片殷紅,令人發指。患者初時感到劇痛,突然一陣頭昏眼花,于是全身毛孔大量出血喪命。只要患者的身上,特別是臉上一出現猩紅色 ...
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