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guy with dark purple pimp-hat struts by Wexley School for Girls, looks in the windows a while, then leaves with clear look of disappointment
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Stanford has an Artificial Intelligence (AI) class, and until late last year you would need to be prepared to pay tens of thousands of dollars in tuition to enjoy it. But times have changed. Education...
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"Programming computers seems deceptively like a technical discipline. It requires mathematical and logical understanding and comprehension of technical details. Programmers produce precise seeming digital output and pretend to follow engineering protocols.

Of course, programming is not a technical discipline. It is a creative and social act. The essence is not moving bits around but understanding the users and their quirks and mistakes. Machines have to adapt to men, not the other way around. Programmers need to be in close contact with their customers to do a good job. The business process, the cultural context, the hopes and dreams of the users add up to a living system that software has to grow into, not an engineering specification."
The law of one price does not seem to hold, so Brandon Berg poses a question to me: I’m curious about the reasons for the wide regional variation in wages for software engineers. Computer software wou...
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Bionic legs now for sale.
Robotic legs developed by two Scottish engineers to help people with spinal injuries or mobility problems walk go on sale.
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Abstract and simplified for purpose, rather than absolute. I could see this working well.

It isn't like people pull up google maps, print it out, and break out a compass to find something out about their area of interest - like the length of a shoreline or something.
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I'm not surprised they got a patent for it, but I hardly expect the method of 'using major landmarks' to hold up in a court. They've essentially patented writing a map on the back of a napkin.
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This goes for "front end web application" and "backbone js" basically http://t.co/LRgNNvDr
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If you are looking to make a webmap and not be tied to some cloud service, you should look at TileMill.
We were promised jetpacks, but I'll take Tilemill as a temporary replacement: http://mapbox.com/tilemill/ The MapBox/DevelopmentSeed team has created one of the the last pieces really needed for mains...
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Hey is that protocol vintage?
Get your own private IRC server for your company with archives and search.
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Spaetzle mit bacon is a neutron star of flavor and calories
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Thinking about an addon to VS or Eclipse that gives you achievement like reminders each time you infringe on a patent. You wouldn't even need to describe every stupid software patent, just the most impossible to avoid ones. You'd get such achievements virtually before writing a line of code.
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