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  1. JTG
    Yesterday 11:36 PM
    JTG
    I had it a couple years ago but brought it back at asnivy's request
  2. ManWithNoName
    04-30-2016 04:38 PM
    ManWithNoName commented on Post a picture of your desk
    I like your desktop.
  3. Monte314
    04-20-2016 07:35 AM
    Monte314 commented on Would I be informed if I was blocked?
    Sure you do! The OP should be blocked for "Atrocious Grammar".
  4. SoundofSilence
    04-18-2016 04:50 AM
    SoundofSilence
    Ah, good old Docky. It's from the dev who made uBlock. Some quick info here: https://www.reddit.com/r/firefox/com...matrix/curzpkr
    It's, in my experience, quite a bit faster than NoScript, so I ditched NS for UM. However, it doesn't have all the functionality that NS does (and vice versa), so it depends on what you want to achieve security/privacy wise.
  5. SoundofSilence
    04-17-2016 01:11 PM
    SoundofSilence
    Always a great feeling when you're done with the whole setup process. What dock are you using btw? (Also, you might want to check out uMatrix as a replacement for NoScript.)
  6. SoundofSilence
    04-17-2016 11:33 AM
    SoundofSilence commented on Desktops
    Looks good!
  7. PunkinA
    04-15-2016 03:09 PM
    PunkinA commented on Do we need experts anymore?
    I agree with what you have presented here.
  8. katwalker
    04-14-2016 03:14 PM
    katwalker
    Thank you. I try to be respectful to everyone. There is no reason to be disrespectful to someone just because that person has a different viewpoint from you.
  9. bobabrowncoat
    04-13-2016 09:01 PM
    bobabrowncoat commented on Desktops
    Very sleek.
  10. Plato
    04-12-2016 10:59 AM
    Plato
    Yeah, there can be a lot to creating even simple graphics from code, then having to animate the graphics. Once you get the concepts down, like matrix transformations, it gets easier. It can be really rewarding actually seeing the results, though. Then, really fun manipulating it to get it all just how you want. This seems to be what would be important for your use.

    Haha, I don't know much about Rust, but I've seen good things, claiming it to be a "better" C. We used Java back in university which was good for learning data structures and algorithms, but it'd really only do you any good in the enterprise which needs the reliability of the language more than being enjoyable and efficient.
  11. Plato
    04-12-2016 10:17 AM
    Plato
    Ah, that's really cool. It's been a while since I've looked into it, but I think there are also some good services out there that make it easier to create a multiplayer game without needing your own server.

    Yeah, mostly C# and Objective-C. Once you get the main principles/theories down, it becomes fairly easy to pick up different languages. I think that can be part of the fun, learning the various grammars and syntaxes and creating something out of it.
  12. Plato
    04-12-2016 09:32 AM
    Plato
    Nice. What kind of game are you wanting to make? Seems to be a common reason to get deeper into programming since it's a fun way of creating something out of it. I've been meaning to get back into it as a hobby, personally.

    Ha, I can understand that. Curly braces have become important for me with respect to readability for scope. Semicolons aren't really as necessary.
  13. Plato
    04-12-2016 09:04 AM
    Plato commented on The Old Salt Mines
    What got you into learning Rust?
  14. catzama
    04-11-2016 05:04 PM
    catzama
    thanks
  15. larkin
    04-07-2016 11:13 AM
    larkin
    Couldn't agree more. There you're getting into three political blocs in our culture - business, labor, politics - that serve as checks and balances. When politics dominates, fascism. When labor dominates, communism.

    And the narrative in America has long been that business - capitalism - defeated both fascism and communism. There's truth to that, but only in serving as one of the necessary checks. And the result of that narrative is the (false) belief that capitalism is a *moral* choice in our culture. Policies should be judged solely based on profit, efficiency, and so forth. Overestimating the *virtue* of capitalism has had an absolutely corrosive effect on our culture.
  16. larkin
    04-07-2016 09:39 AM
    larkin
    It was a graduation speech he gave a couple of years before he died. It makes the rounds on the internet around graduation time, but it is the best summary of the challenge of thinking about meaning that I've seen. Shortened from the full version, excuse the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pfw2Qf1VfJo
  17. larkin
    04-07-2016 09:30 AM
    larkin
    Yeah, I think just thinking about meaning, and being purposeful in your choices, has value in and of itself. You've seen the "This is Water" speech by David Foster Wallace, yeah?
  18. larkin
    04-07-2016 09:12 AM
    larkin commented on Mod venting thread
    this, I've been trying to think of a way to start a thread in P&CE about it, know it will devolve but still interested in responses.
  19. asnivy
    04-05-2016 07:21 AM
    asnivy
    Thanks it makes me laugh whenever I see it due to context in Durarara!
  20. The Dan Keizer
    See, you can do it.

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