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Eric - ill subliminal

Eric - ill subliminal

Eric Beehler is too busy to be here but can't stay away.
Colleague, "Yesterday looked like it was quite." Me, "No, it was pretty busy. They just didn't come across in tickets." Colleague, "Really, what came up?" Me, "I can't remember. I spend last night forgetting the day."
ATTN: CODE DUDES (men and women are dudes in this case). If you were a young twenty-something starting out wanting to be a programmer/coder, and you didn't want to take the path of college, what would you do? What would be your plan?
write code, read other folk's code, write more code, read about coding, write more code, read about hardware, write even more code, contribute to open-source projects (not just code), embrace math, perhaps learn a(nother) musical instrument, and reconsider college avoidance... - Kevin Johnson
that's the short list... - Kevin Johnson
Thanks. I'll take a longer list if you find time. Also, any suggestions on specifics that could lead to employment. - Eric - ill subliminal
I need to thing this out, but I'm at young twenty-something, who is a professional programmer that didn't really take the college path (I attended but only for 1.5 semesters, and my official GPA is 0.85). I think Kevin's list is a good starter, but I need to think it through. - NOT THE CRICKET
Thanks for the consideration. - Eric - ill subliminal
** I've been thinking about this, and let me preface it by saying I've got a little lucky in stumbling on this community while it was still extremely active. Pretty much all of my work has come out of my networking here. But there are some general things, that I think can help. **1) If you're not going to follow the general path – and there are great reasons for not – you need to know... more... - NOT THE CRICKET
I think the biggest thing I'd add for learning is choose a project for yourself that is interesting and break it into tiny pieces so that you can learn and have specific questions to go look up, things to try, etc. towards a concrete goal because it can be really overwhelming and difficult to transition from book learning or tutorials to putting software together, even just setting up... more... - joey
As for projects that will generate revenue - that's the age-old problem. Perhaps a trick from the artist community - build a portfolio of work. This is ultimately what a hiring manager or customer needs to see - some evidence a person has the ability to deliver something of value (some also want interpersonal skills, but not always required :-). This is one of the reasons I mentioned... more... - Kevin Johnson
Thank you! - Eric - ill subliminal from iPhone
I've also think Kevin's suggestion is good. And moreover in regards to contributing to an open source project, pick one that really interests you and find a good mentor. For example, if you're interested in the linux kernel, there are seasoned kernel hackers are more than willing to be mentors; just find one on http://kernelnewbies.org. - imabonehead
Are ever scratching an itch and accidentally dig into yourself like a mountain lion digs into a rabbit?
New All-Female 'Ghostbusters' Cast Chosen - http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vi...
New All-Female 'Ghostbusters' Cast Chosen
"Melissa McCarthy, who was already in talks for one of the leads, has signed on for the Paul Feig-directed reboot, and the studio is now negotiating with Kristen Wiig as well as Saturday Night Live players Leslie Jones and Kate McKinnon" - Eric - ill subliminal from Bookmarklet
I worry that they're going to end up with a bunch of gross-out humor - part of the strength of the original is that it often just lets the innuendo float out there without being explicit. Of course, my favorite joke from the original is a dick joke, so what do I know ;) - Jennifer Dittrich
yes, this film has no dick jokes - Pete
"Stop giving juice to the Raiders, 'cause Al Davis, never paid us" http://open.spotify.com/track...
I think only computers are able to get the bag of crap from Woot. I refreshed and the click to order button was yellow. Clicked it but one second later and the button changed to grey, sold out. I had been refreshing for 5 minutes waiting for it. Stupid bots.
I got one once, but that was 2-3 years ago, and I don't bother looking for them anymore. - ellbeecee
I've never been able to order one, and like ellbeecee just stopped looking. - Jennifer Dittrich
I've only come upon them 3 times now. When I checked Woot today there was a fairly obvious clue that the next thing for sale was the bag. I can say I was there, logged in, ready. It's just sucks that regular customers don't even get a chance. - Eric - ill subliminal
This is the literal bag of crap from the Cards Against Humanity people? - Steele Lawman
No, this is Woot which sells what they call Bags of Crap during woot-offs. It's basically a box of random (not very valuable) stuff from their warehouse. - ellbeecee
There have been stories of the occasion TV or other high end product showing up in these. That's why they are gone so fast. - Eric - ill subliminal
Desperate Sorority Rush Guide's Frantic Scream: No Mandy Moores - http://gawker.com/despera...
Desperate Sorority Rush Guide's Frantic Scream: No Mandy Moores
"...We score on a 1 to 5 scale as follows: 5- HOLY SHIT! If she is not in our house I'm going to die LOVE her ALL necessary attributes Beautiful, intelligent, sincere, funny, energetic, overall bombshell YOU want to be HER THE COOLEST GIRL YOU'VE EVER MET THAT WILL FOR SURE BE AN ASSET TO OUR HOUSE! 4- All necessary attributes Really like her Excited about her and can't wait to see her again An Alpha Phi 3- You like her There is nothing wrong with her, but nothing awesome about her either (Mandy Moore) 2- Not an Alpha Phi- plain and simple 1- NO NO NO NO NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO. Something is off! Absolutely cannot be in our house" - Eric - ill subliminal from Bookmarklet
Moscow Mule. That is all.
man yeah - MoTO: #TeamMarina
I drank those all summer long. Did you get it served in pewter? - MoTO: #TeamMarina
Introduced by my BIL, we have them available at all our parties now. With copper mugs to boot! - C to the A to the J..Hey!
I made it at home. My wife bought me the copper mug for my birthday. Now I be sippin' - Eric - ill subliminal
So good. - MoTO: #TeamMarina
School Superintendent Denies Student Request to Watch Selma Because of Bad Language - http://www.mediaite.com/online...
School Superintendent Denies Student Request to Watch Selma Because of Bad Language
"Students at the Collinsville High School history club in Alabama tried to ask the board of education for permission to attend a screening of Selma. School superintendent Hugh Taylor rejected their request for one simple reason. The bad language." - Eric - ill subliminal from Bookmarklet
Report says richest 1% will control most wealth by 2016 - http://www.usatoday.com/story...
Report says richest 1% will control most wealth by 2016
"The study, published ahead of this week's annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, suggests that by 2016 the gap between the world's rich and poor will widen to the extent that those at the top of the income pile will control over 50% of total global wealth. That percentage is up from 48% in 2014. In 2014, the 80 richest people had a collective wealth of $1.9 trillion — a rise of $600 billion, or 50% in four years, according to the report, Wealth: Having It All and Wanting More. The report used data taken from Forbes' billionaires list and also research conducted by Swiss financial services group Credit Suisse." - Eric - ill subliminal from Bookmarklet
Scientists Observe 'Fast Radio Burst' In Real Time, One Of The Great Mysteries Of The Universe - http://www.ibtimes.com/scienti...
Scientists Observe 'Fast Radio Burst' In Real Time, One Of The Great Mysteries Of The Universe
"Fast Radio Bursts, also known as FRBs, consist of incredibly brief and intense bursts of radio energy that seem to originate from remote parts of space. The team that observed this most recent burst said it believes the burst came from a point 5.5 billion light-years away though it has no idea what caused it. Previously detected FRBs have come from twice as far away. John Mulchaey, acting director of Carnegie Observatories, part of the team of scientists that observed this particular FRB, has described the phenomenon as “one of the great mysteries of the Universe.” And since FRBs were first observed in 2007, theories about what causes them have proliferated. Some say they are the result of celestial collisions, or of starquakes occurring on extremely powerful neutron stars. Still others contend they are messages sent by intelligent beings directly to Earth." - Eric - ill subliminal from Bookmarklet
Are oh see kay
In the USA - Eric - ill subliminal from iPhone
WATCHA GOT?? - Brent Schaus
BRENT FTW - holly #ravingfangirl
ABC's 'Fresh off the Boat' panel gets rather awkward - http://insidetv.ew.com/2015...
ABC's 'Fresh off the Boat' panel gets rather awkward
"The first question from a TV reporter is a jaw-dropper. The cast and producers of ABC’s new Asian-American comedy series Fresh off the Boat are gathered on a Pasadena hotel stage to take questions from roughly 200 members of the press. And the first comment to the panel is: “I love the Asian culture. And I was just talking about the chopsticks. And I just love all that. Will I get to see that? Or will it be more Americanized?” The rest of the assembled reporters — judging by the flurry of chopsticks-related “did that really just happen?” tweets flying out of the ballroom — are rather horrified. The panel tries to have fun with it. “Wait till Episode 5, it’s all about chopsticks,” showrunner Nahnatchka Khan quips. “The original title was Chopsticks,” adds actor Randall Park." - Eric - ill subliminal from Bookmarklet
I didn't know, but now I know.
I don't get it - Pretty LaBelle
If you don't know, now you know. - Fred Garvin
When your feed blew up on that Nya Rivera stuff. I was rolling. I had no idea... - Eric - ill subliminal
Lmaooooooo. Oh yeah. She nasty. - Pretty LaBelle
I think I found the biggest scourge of Internet comment trolls, and it's not YouTube. It's Worldstar.
It's the only place I could find to unearthed Beastie Boys/Nas video and the comments are beyond racist. - Eric - ill subliminal
I'm sad. We are all going to have to endure hearing about Mike Huckabee and his stupid opinions again.
Forget vinyl, producer Trevor Jackson is bringing back mini discs and reel-to-reel - http://www.theverge.com/2015...
"The London-based director, producer and visual artist is set to release a new work that explores variations in the LP format. F O R M A T will be released as 12 tracks in 12 different formats—7-inch, 10-inch, and 12-inch vinyl, CD, mini CD, cassette, USB, mini disc, DAT, VHS, 8-track, and reel-to-reel—making it something of a physical timeline of the album.  Record label and pressing plant The Vinyl Factory, which boasts releases from the likes of Pet Shop Boys and Burial, will produce and distribute the album." - Eric - ill subliminal from Bookmarklet
Libraries need to collect all 12 versions, and provide a way for patrons to listen to the music in each of the different formats, too. - Joe
Good luck with that--especially with DAT and 8-track. For libraries, doesn't this fall into the same category as that single-play/self-destructing album somebody put out? (Don't remember the name; that self-destructed as well.) - Walt Crawford
I just want a reason to dust off the reel to reel. - Eric - ill subliminal
Christoph Waltz Eats a Cheeseburger Menacingly - http://www.vulture.com/2015...
Christoph Waltz Eats a Cheeseburger Menacingly
Christoph Waltz Eats a Cheeseburger Menacingly
My youngest daughter's birthday is today. Alissa hits 12. Where does the time go?
Happy birthday! - Stephan from iPhone
Happy birthday, Alissa. - Tamara J. B.
happy bday! - imabonehead
Happy birthday! - WoH: Professor MOTHRA
I've seen the lights go out on Broadway
Facebook auto-complete has been bad, but when I type Happy for happy birthday and it autofills The Happy Hooker, I fear for what shall happen.
http://www.collegehumor.com/post... That FB autocomplete feature is the fucking worst. Although it does provide amusement on occasion. - Spidra Webster
This terrorist has a homemade rap video?
Can't wait for Fox News to grab that one. - Eric - ill subliminal
Let's not jump to conclusions about all rappers. - Steele Lawman
To be honest, Fox already jumped LONG ago and are just waiting for platforms to form under them. - Johnny
I wonder how they'll be able to integrate a large split screen of a half naked Nikki Minaj, you know, because it's news. - Eric - ill subliminal
Bill O'Reilly has the Common split screen warmed up and ready to go. - Johnny
Rapper Cool C To Be Executed Tomorrow - http://www.xxlmag.com/news...
Rapper Cool C To Be Executed Tomorrow
"Philadelphia rap pioneer Cool C is scheduled to be executed tomorrow (Jan. 8). Born Christopher Roney, the “Glamorous Life” star was convicted 19 years ago this month of first-degree murder in the death of Philadelphia police officer Lauretha Vaird. The shooting occurred during a botched bank robbery carried out by Roney and two other men, including his rhyming partner Warren “Steady B” McGlone. Though prosecutors sought the death penalty for all three, only Roney received the sentence. (The other two men are serving life without the possibility of parole.) Roney and his mother maintain his innocence, saying they were sharing a meal during the 1996 robbery; surveillance footage and forensic evidence suggest Roney’s presence at the bank. During his time on the mic, Roney was known as one of Philly’s foremost emcees, beloved for taking up arms against MC Shan, whom many felt had abandoned the city that gave him his start in hip-hop. The peak of his success as Cool C came in 1989 with... more... - Eric - ill subliminal from Bookmarklet
I never knew about the situation, although I had heard about it in passing, until last year. I never expected Cool C and Steady B to be criminals. Crazy. - Eric - ill subliminal
Update "Despite widespread reports that Roney’s execution was going ahead as planned, NBA Philadelphia reports that the stay of execution was, in fact, granted a Philadelphia District Court judge." - Eric - ill subliminal
I didn't realize Pennsylvania still did executions. - John (bird whisperer)
Former 'Onion' editor: Freedom of speech cannot be killed - http://www.msnbc.com/msnbc...
Former 'Onion' editor: Freedom of speech cannot be killed
"Satire must always accompany any free society. It is an absolute necessity. Even in the most repressive medieval kingdoms, they understood the need for the court jester, the one soul allowed to tell the truth through laughter. It is, in many ways, the most powerful form of free speech because it is aimed at those in power, or those whose ideas would spread hate. It is the canary in the coalmine, a cultural thermometer, and it always has to push, push, push the boundaries of society to see how much it’s grown." - Eric - ill subliminal from Bookmarklet
FBI says NAACP explosion in Colorado Springs could be domestic terrorism - http://gazette.com/fbi-say...
FBI says NAACP explosion in Colorado Springs could be domestic terrorism
"Southerland was working Tuesday when the explosion happened, and he said it was “so loud, for a minute I didn’t know if it happened inside or outside.” A few containers fell off a shelf right near the explosion, but the barbershop was otherwise unharmed. He went outside and saw a gas can and what looked like a chunk of dynamite. He said he picked up the large gas can, possibly five gallon sized, and said it felt full. Police later told him the device was a pipe bomb and flare rigged to ignite the gas can, he said." - Eric - ill subliminal from Bookmarklet
Did they attack the French version of The Onion?
Authorities on scene of explosion near the NAACP in Colorado Springs - http://www.koaa.com/story...
Authorities on scene of explosion near the NAACP in Colorado Springs
News just released a description for a "person of interest" - Elena
CNN Profiles New Members of Congress as If They’re on Tinder - http://www.mediaite.com/online...
CNN Profiles New Members of Congress as If They’re on Tinder
Okay. Anyway, I saw a comment on Mia Love's election on one of the socnets (maybe twitter?) awhile back. To paraphrase: "'Groundbreaking?' The Democrats sent Shirley Chisolm to Congress back in 1969. Republicans are so cute." I actually guffawed. - MoTO: #TeamMarina
Nah, see, you missed the fact that the Republican party wants to take everyone back 50 years so TECHNICALLY, she's been elected 5 years BEFORE Chisolm ;) - Johnny
Well now it makes sense... - MoTO: #TeamMarina from Android
Today took a u-turn into uncertainty.
How so? - Jason Huebel from Android
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