I did this ride in memory of my best friend Trev who was looked after brilliantly at a local hospice before passing away in 2011. You probably know that or you wouldn't be here. These are the details of what happened for those who are interested.
Day 1 at 5:30am
Sarah: "It's not raining". 10...
Haunt's recent Go versioning debacle is a problem that can be solved by the community.
Currently, one enters a link to a repo in a header:
import ( "github.com/cool/project )
And go magically figures out what it needs to do, and clones the repo.
However, Go's FAQ states that, given the...
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There you are, saddened by the futility of writing. You wonder if it matters. If your intimate thoughts are just going to sit like another grain of sand, on another tourist beach. You wonder if anybody would read what you write. See what you mean. If it would make a difference.
Well, maybe it...
I speak English well, but it's not my native language. I live in a rich country where most people speak English at a passable level in addition to their native tongue. Here, we get exposed to American culture from a very early age. Many commercials are simply imported as-is from abroad without...
If you find a drivers license you can drop it into any mailbox as is and the postal service will deliver it back to the driver
An MIT linguistics professor was lecturing his class the other day. “In English,” he said, “a double negative forms a positive. However, in some languages, such as Russian, a double negative remains a negative. But there isn’t a single language, not one, in which a double positive can...
It seems like the more I deal with recruiters, the more I’m left with a bad taste in my mouth and today was no different. I had an interview today with a senior recruiter of some sort at some other company I’ve never heard of and after five minutes, I realized he was a “tech”...
As a programmer, I am constantly talking with companies about their problems or how bad their team wants me to join...
A Cop got out of his after stopping a kid for speeding.
"I've been waiting for you all day" the cop said.
And so the kid replied,
"Yeah, well I got here as fast as I could."
When the cop eventually stopped laughing, he sent the kid on his way without a ticket.
Once in a while, amidst all your bad days, you'll have a good day. A great day even. Make sure you remember those days. Keep them safely in your pockets, maybe even a jar on your desk because you need to know that there are and will be better days. You need to remember how on those days you...
If you can keep your head when all about you
Are losing theirs and blaming it on you;
If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you,
But make allowance for their doubting too:
If you can wait and not be tired by waiting,
Or, being lied about, don't deal in lies,
Or being hated don't...
Here's a nice freebie - a bubble Twitter button. The button comes in both .psd and .png formats.