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We don't punish successful advertisers by charging them for each click. If your Nairaland Ads attract more clicks than others, you'll still pay the same amount: 60,000 naira.
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Seun pls help me out, I'm not accessing nl forum over a month now.what may be the cause. am not able to quote, comment on Nl or post pls help me out
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I blogged about how the April labs release 2012 made 5.6 improve performance of the Sysbench OLTP RO benchmark by more than 50%. Now we made an even more significant improvement of the MySQL 5.6 perfo...
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I begbto disagreebon that. I don't. see any sign. of improvement

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Felix Denis says entrepreneurship is not management. Thank goodness. So, how would you go about hiring a great manager?
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Hello Guys & Girls,

The JAMB website goes down every year when results are released. It's a national embarrassment, and it needs to be fixed right away. I bet the JAMB website is going to crash again after the next UTME exam if we don't show them how it's done!

I hereby announce a programming contest to create an open source JAMB result checking script just to show the JAMB Tech guys how it's done. You're to create a simple JAMB result checking website that works just like the official version and can handle millions of candidate records and heavy traffic from all of them trying to check their results on the same day.

I'm also offering a prize of 150 thousand naira to the person who writes the best JAMB result checking script, but in order to win the prize, you must satisfy certain conditions:

1) You must be unemployed or employed/self-employed and currently earning less than N251k per month.
2) You must develop your JAMB result checker with Python 3.2, CherryPy , MySQL 5+, & hg on Google Code.
3) You must indicate your interest before 12 noon on Sunday 1st April by posting a link to your repo on the Nairaland thread below.
4) You must complete the result checker before 6pm on Friday 6th April and link to it on the Nairaland thread below.

The writer of the best result checking script as assessed by me and other judges will win 150,000 naira, provided you qualify and follow all the rules. The money will be deposited into your account about 3 days after the submission deadline.

Ask me any question about this contest and I'll try to answer you promptly. May you win the ₦150k.

Good luck!
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The JAMB website going down might be as a result of a poorly written script or query but mostly from the hosting. I am sure the hosting server it is placed is not configured to handle as many concurrent connections and this is what will "kill" the site temporary. There is no way to test that part of the problem with your competition. So how do we know if there is success on the part of the winner!
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A small but influential web publishing concern needs a full-time software developer with sysadmin skills to manage and develop a couple of heavily trafficked dynamic websites written in Python and run...
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I go 4 it =(
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Hey Seun, You don't know me. I'm just a fan of yours. I'd like to know how you solved the "chicken and egg" problem and succeed with nairaland. Networks like nairaland, fb, twitt...
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Petrol: Consumer Spending To Hit N672.39bn In June – Punch, Page 29
Consumer spending on petrol in the country will hit N672.39bn by the end of June. The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency has pegged petrol consumption in the country at 38.298 million liters a day. “In terms of quantity, the average daily provisional PMS supply of 38.298 million liters was recorded as of March 2013,” the Executive Secretary, PPPRA, Mr. Reginald Stanley, said. In line with this figure, therefore, over 1.18 billion liters of fuel was consumed in January; one billion liters  in  February; 1.18 billion liters in March; 1.14 billion liters in April;  1.18 billion liters in May; and 1.14 billion liters of fuel is expected to be consumed by the end of June, 2013. At the official pump price of N97 a liter, the sum of N334.34bn was spent on petrol consumption in the first quarter of 2013, and by the end of June, consumer spending on petrol would have reached N672.39bn.
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You don't need a PhD to advertise on Nairaland.
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May someone help me out, I'm not accessing nl forum since 2days now.what may be the cause. 
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hey mr seun,what a fuk,no way to reach the nairaland workers,i've tried to log in to my account,for more than 4months now,but nothing is going well,you kept showing me,logging with password,and logging without password,and things like that,,please let me into my account,,achina boy,,
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As you know, I like to sponsor mini web programming contests, for example:
* http://www.nairaland.com/792294/web-application-development-contest-jajad
* http://www.nairaland.com/898668/mini-web-application-coding-challenge
* http://www.nairaland.com/904050/build-jamb-result-checking-website

In a recent conversation with an Android programmer, he asked why I don't follow Google's practice of asking people to solve puzzles. According to him, people who can solve programming puzzles can definitely build webapps, but many people who build webapps can't solve programming puzzles. I asked why these programming puzzle solving geniuses can't learn Python to write simple webapps for cash, and I think he said it's because basic webapps are not cool enough to interest them.

What do you think? If interviewing a programmer for a role on your team, would you ask the programmer to solve programming puzzles or would you ask them to develop something simple but complete like a mini webapp? Which approach will result in the best hire?
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To me, Seun is doing two things with one stone. While trying to recruit super smart programmers he is also trying to encourage others to start coding. What he is doing will surely help Nigerians to see the cool side of programming and the reward in it. Please keep it up ... I would one day write a long article on the impact of what you are doing to programming(programmers) in Nigeria.
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You've been hired to teach Computer Appreciation at a local Secondary school for one term. During that term, you're expected to give the students 2 tests (15 marks each), one practical project...
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A webmaster based in Sango-Ota requires the services of a male or female personal assistant. He/she should be: A creative problem-solver who can make things happen as promised and on time and doesn&#3...
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