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A techie and amateur linguist (I enjoy human languages too). 今日本語を勉強してます!
A techie and amateur linguist (I enjoy human languages too). 今日本語を勉強してます!

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This recently came up as a discussion topic amongst a group of friends... some escalators have an awkward step height for walking down. We all agree, at least that standing is done on the right.
Walk or stand? After New York mayor Michael Bloomberg announced a plan to make buildings more stair-friendly, we take a look at international escalator etiquette. http://bbc.in/16pKuyT #UkNews 
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View from the new apartment

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Verrazano bridge on the distance. En route to #IKEA Red Hook
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Ah.. Their partnership is already moving ahead
A JavaScript library for building user interfaces, made by Facebook and Instagram

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I just made this, don't know if it's true or not but it sounds good!

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Two Problems
• Some people, when confronted with a problem, think, "I know, I'll use regular expressions." Now they have two problems.

• Some people, when faced with a problem, think, "I know, I'll use #binary." Now they have 10 problems.

• Some people, when confronted with a problem, think, "I know, I'll use #threads," and then two they hav erpoblesms.

• Some people, when confronted with a problem, think "I know, I'll use #multithreading". Nothhw tpe yawrve o oblems.

• Some people, when confronted with a problem, think, "I know, I'll use mutexes." Now they have

• Some people, when confronted with a problem, think: "I know, I'll use caching." Now they have one problems.

• Some people see a problem and think "I know, I'll use #Java!" Now they have a ProblemFactory.

• Some programmers, when confronted with a problem, think "I know, I'll use floating point arithmetic." Now they have 1.999999999997 problems.

• Some people, wanting an escape from their full-time job, think "I know, I'll contribute to open source." Now they have two full-time jobs.

• Some people, when confronted with a problem, think: "I know, I'll think outside the box!" Now, they have 3.75 problems, an entirely new framework, and three dozen toll house cookies cooling in the kitchen.

• Some people when confronted with a desire to use pithy quotes in their presentations think "I know, I'll use something from Star Wars". Now two problems they have.

• Some people, when confronted with a problem, think, "I know, I'll use #UTF8." Now they à??????µ?ç°§ùÔ_¦Ñ?.

• "I'll use #PHP!" Now they have ("1 apple" + "1 orange") problems.

• "I'll use #Perl!" Now they have more than one way to have more than one problem....

• Some people, when confronted with a problem, think, "I know, I'll use Shareware." Now they have two trials.

• Some people, when confronted with a problem, think, "I know, I'll use delegations." Now their problem is a problem of their problem.

• Some people when confronted with a problem think "I know, I'll quote jwz". Now everyone has a problem.

(Source links: https://joindiaspora.com/posts/1653418
http://nedbatchelder.com/blog/201204/two_problems.html)

#programming #problems
h/t +Vysakh Sreenivasan 

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CitiBikes are here
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A brisk, blustery Wednesday morning
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Gary's Guide tagged this #nerdprom

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