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    Rovio’s Follow-up to Angry Birds: Amazing Alex

    Evolution, not revolution. Whatever they do to make it better than its predecessor is a win in my book. Yes, I'm old enough to remember TIM (which I happened to play in elementary school), but there's really no need to hate. As long as there's anything at all new to the table, it should be fun.
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    Why Linux on the Desktop Is Dead

    No offense to Linux users, but I feel the problem with some of them, is that they're evangelical. As such, their actions have spurred opposing evangelism on the Windows side (fight fire with fire, etc.). Windows XP (in my honest opinion), was a terrible OS, but we lived with it despite all of...
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    Diablo III Won't Have PvP Features at Launch

    That's quite hilarious, considering that Diablo 1 / 2 storylines were shit. The only thing good to ever come out of the Diablo series is a loot-based game with a decent skill system.
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    SimCity V (2013) - screens/artwork and information

    I think you guys are mistaken when you say the original SimCity 4 wasn't great, but that the community made it great. Make no mistake. The original SimCity 4 was EPIC, not in the amount of content that it had, but in its entire simulation engine, all of the variables that made it into a complex...
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    Theoretical Question: CLI Argument Passing

    The intermediate classes don't need any of the arguments, let me think about this one. Thanks.
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    Theoretical Question: CLI Argument Passing

    In this case, some arguments would be processed right away, but there are also some arguments that aren't processed right away. The problem is that you might have a big application that does many things, which wraps many small classes that do a single thing. If I take your idea and parse all...
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    Theoretical Question: CLI Argument Passing

    I know I used object oriented programming as a context, but the REAL context is actually TCL programming (this variable cannot change, unfortunately) with iTcl. Interfaces aren't really a TCL abstraction, but you can emulate some features of an interface with a data-less class (though it's not...
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    Theoretical Question: CLI Argument Passing

    If you were to do that, it would look something like this? class B { private int argc; private char** argv; public void execute() { // do something C* obj = new C(...); obj->passAlong(argc, argv); } public void passAlong(int argc, char** argv)...
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    Theoretical Question: CLI Argument Passing

    Let's say I have an entry point to my application, and it's a main() procedure in class A. The class A does some work, creates an instance of class B, and the instance of B does some work and creates an instance of class C, and so on... D, E, F, until some class K. Basically, I'm about 10...
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    Digital currency to be UK's Leading Spending Method by 2016

    Tips are not the solution. You can begin by getting restaurants and bars to pay their employees properly and raise food / service prices accordingly. What you're essentially implying is mandatory tipping. If it's mandatory, just put it in the price, FFS.
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    Company Stores Your Social Networking Slipups for 7yrs

    Perfectly called for, if you ask me... ...though, I guess you aren't asking me. ;)
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    Anonymous: Don't Challenge Us NATO

    I'm not sure if you have anything to back up your claims, to be honest. If I could hazard a guess, you don't even know who's behind what operations, but have been happily slurping down the media cool-aid.
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    Taliban on Twitter?

    Americans: always trying to bomb or invade a country.
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    CEO Pay in 2010 Jumped 11%

    Fair would be where CEOs and executives actually have risk and not just reward for the type of position that they command. As it is, assuming 80K is a good base salary with little risk (except that you might get fired for doing a crappy job). If you do well, you get 80K, if you do poorly, you...
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    Minecraft to Officially Launch 11/11/11

    Can someone remind me what's so great about this game? Grid-based, can build all sorts of shit. So what?
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    FCC: Not So Fast AT&T

    That the situation is not the same. How could you even make a hamburger analogy?
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    FCC: Not So Fast AT&T

    Sounds like you just don't get it.
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    Bizarre Tech Job Interview Questions

    Actually, replying with 1 will generally be okay. They will simply tell you: "That's a reasonable answer, but can you think of another one, given that we're emphasizing..." Happened to me many times before. Word questions almost always have more than one answer, but they are still looking for...
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    Bizarre Tech Job Interview Questions

    No, nalc, you're just too stupid to recognize an actual open-thought question like "how would you move mount fuji?" and think every question being asked is always like that.
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    Bizarre Tech Job Interview Questions

    No, it shows that you've already thought of the literal obviously answer, and quite frankly, understand why it's wrong. Likewise, I don't think you even understand minimum and maximum. The lower bound for a guaranteed solution is found using binary search. There is no upper bound or maximum. You...
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    Bizarre Tech Job Interview Questions

    More like the simplest answer that satisfies the most literal interpretation of a question (ie., the dumb answer). But, you just keep assuming that you've somehow thought "deeper" and are using those leadership skills.
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    Bizarre Tech Job Interview Questions

    You're not a software developer, so you don't even remotely have the sense or understanding what they're asking for in a software position. Instead of waving your e-penis and flaunting your credentials, you could just admit that you're wrong and accept that people that have actually taken many...
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    Bizarre Tech Job Interview Questions

    Actually, you're missing the point. They're looking for someone that understand what a "binary search" means, and how to apply it.
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    The Real Dynamics Behind Holiday Gifting

    And not only that, you have to buy something for them in return, which is why I don't like gift giving dynamics. In the end, it all comes down to money. It's much better to gift things that cannot be bought with money like time, attention, affection, etc., because there is no real monetary...
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    World of Warcraft Player Swallows Authenticator

    A game is an actual software product that requires multiple man hours to create and is meant to be played. An item is nothing close to that. Think about it as the difference between an executable and a piece of data. The executable is sold within the context of the real-world, ie. games that are...
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    World of Warcraft Player Swallows Authenticator

    Both virtual but in a different sense. Software is written to operate in a real-life environment to solve real-life problems. Virtual items are created to operate within a company-controlled unregulated volatile market. Buying virtual items is like... like... well, if you're actually profiting...
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    Netflix Raises Prices for Some Subscription Plans

    Obviously to discourage the disc plan.
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    Social Network Sites Lead To Infidelity

    I don't actually agree with this. Facebook is entirely centered around mass social networking. Just by the huge emphasis on finding additional friends, you can tell that this is the case. Phones are more akin to a tool. Facebook is more akin to a social lifestyle. It's much much easier to argue...
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    Chinese Build 15 Story Hotel in 2 Days

    Communism? ;) I lol'd.
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    Intel's Andy Grove on Manufacturing in America

    I don't think you can look at unemployment that way... as a school grade. Regardless, 10-20% seems like a bit much, if you ask me.
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    Intel's Andy Grove on Manufacturing in America

    I don't really see what you mean here. If someone is willing to work 80 hours to survive, while you're only willing to work 40 for a fairly equivalent job, then I'm sorry to say, they will take your job. The only way to prevent this is to differentiate yourself somehow, by doing a job that...
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    Intel's Andy Grove on Manufacturing in America

    Free rides my ass. International students pay a buttload for university, about 2-3x more in tuition fees than PR or citizens.
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    Intel Opens $1 Billion Chip Factory in Vietnam

    Standard of living can only be improved with technology. Otherwise, you will have to settle for the internationally equalized standard of living, unless you're at the top of the socioeconomic hierarchy.
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    Intel Opens $1 Billion Chip Factory in Vietnam

    Snowdog, for all your talk about economy, you are pretty much just paranoid-stricken. Taking over the world? I lol'd.
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    Green Rankings: U.S. Companies

    That's sort of the problem. People aren't used to paperless, and still feel the need to print things out. I haven't felt that need. Guess what? I'm paperless. No, seriously.
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    Why is this invalid as a function prototype? (c++)

    Are you aware that template classes and functions are not separated into header and implementation? The implementation must be with the header, because the information on how to generate instances of the function for types T must be known at compile time.
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    Blizzard Bans 5,000+ SC2 Cheaters

    Think of it as a long-term investment. I'm sure some business people can still understand that term.
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    Korean payment style.

    Very inefficient form of payment (a dollar here and there) and detracts from gaming experience by integrating the idea of payment into your mind at every step in the game. I like to pay for the game, then have you not bug the shit out of me. Just let me enjoy my game with no stupid limitations...
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    Microsoft Wants to Lead PC Revolution

    Right, because one configuration only would defeat the purpose of a multipurpose highly configurable personal computer... There's no need to turn the PC into "another console".
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