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Hi David, thanks for the invite. Looks like a pretty cool community here!  As my first entry, I bought a Stanly 45 Combination Plow plane on ebay, with all the original irons, including tongue and groove, and beading irons.  Does anyone know where I can get replacement knickers?  That was the only part of the plane that's missing.
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My Hero!
 
Someone wrote that

    The following code causes an error in internet explorer:

        var window;

        "SCRPT5039: Redeclaration of const property line 1 character 1"

It causes no harm on all of the other browsers. He recommended that I have JSLint warn on it. I recommended that he report it to Microsoft instead.

For over a decade we have tried to work around IE's failings. As a result, Microsoft apparently found little need to fix this stuff. So I won't do it any more. If something works everywhere except on IE, then let it fail.

Not everyone has the freedom to do that, but I do, and I am exercising that right as a Programming American.
 
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Big Media and the folly of modern Copyright law in the United States.
 
The Register is reporting that the Republican Study Committee staffer who wrote this brief on market-based copyright reform was fired in response to pressure from Big Media.
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Continually impressed by +Yehuda Katz. His perspective on developer ergonomics hugely evolved my thinking of API and software design. He cares a lot about documentation; he helped expand the jQuery docs years ago and Ember users will have some excellent writing of his coming soon.

Lastly, he's investing his time in the future of the web platform. He offers his experience from jQuery, Ember and Rails on standards lists like public-webapps, whatwg, and public-web-perf. Developer POV in the standards process is often not provided, so presence there is hugely important.

(I should also point out that +Scott González, also from the jQuery Board, has also been quite active in DOM discussions lately) Three big cheers from me! Thank you. :D
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So, I'm gonna post a couple links below that are prime examples of "what's funny in the idea room may not be good for your business"

http://www.unpopularbook.com/reebok-ad-cheat-on-your-girlfriend/

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2012/03/26/offensive-vodka-ad-causes-uproar-after-going-viral/

And then....the following video...just for fun.

http://www.metacafe.com/watch/86922/vws_gti_unpimp_my_ride/
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So, I finally was able to add HBO to my broadcast cable subscription without having to pay for "Digital" cable. $16/month for everything HBO offers is pretty reasonable, I think.

But, because I happen to be a Time Warner Cable customer, I am one of many schmucks out there that can't get it on the Roku, because TWC doesn't support HBO Go on the Roku.

I know, whaaaaa, right? -- If cable companies weren't protected monopolies and actually had to compete for customers, these type of bonehead moves wouldn't fly...

Time to petition Congress to end the protected monopoly status and open up competition in the cable markets...

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I agree completely. Though, It isn't a stretch for an existing cable company to take the lead and be the first entrant into the marketplace.

Imagine for a second, your example, combined w/ the HuluPlus functionality / experience. You could watch live feeds for say, sports, etc, but be able to watch entire past seasons of shows, along with the current season previous episodes, and still have the live TV experience for "new episodes". If HuluPlus can offer this service for $7.99/month, it stands to reason that cable operators could do the same.

In addition, they could cut into redbox sales by simply charging a monthly subscription for access to new releases the day they are released instead of charging the ridiculous price of $3.99 or $4.99 for on-demand rentals. Seriously, convenience is not worth that much...and the whole Netflix having to wait 28 days is BS. Just another regulation that protects existing monopoly.

Cable licensing agreements are already in place, and by making the channel available on as many devices as possible, perhaps they could capture at least some of their market that have decided the over-inflated prices cable companies charge for bucket-fulls of content no one watches.

The old paradigm for watching television is on it's way out, and the sooner these companies realize this, the better their chances at long term survival.
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Ever wanted a little 3D Avatar of yourself... Or anyone else? Well, +Foldable.Me  (http://Foldable.me) can make that happen!

Here's me and +Cali Lewis made out of paper! :-)

Heck, they might even let you order US!?!
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This is one of the hardest ideas to get across to people nowadays. We're collectively such an impatient, gotta have it this second group of people now.

Patience, in my mind, is one of the hardest virtues to teach to anyone. But it's rewards can truly be incredible... if you're willing to wait it out. Some people are, most people aren't. But this message rings true.


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#motivational #quotestoliveby #quotesthatmakesense #positivethinking
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