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Better than 1. - Not Me
FACT: Centuries ago, pirates had an annual Talk Like A BBC Newsreader Day.
Project Naptha (wow, this is kind of a mind blow) -
Project Naptha (wow, this is kind of a mind blow)
"Project Naptha automatically applies state-of-the-art computer vision algorithms on every image you see while browsing the web. The result is a seamless and intuitive experience, where you can highlight as well as copy and paste and even edit and translate the text formerly trapped within an image." - Micah from Bookmarklet
So it’s... OCR? - Akiva
Oh, whoa, wait. There’s more going on here than that. Interesting. - Akiva
There can be an ever so slim difference between delayed gratification and low likelihood of gratifying future by forgoing now.
Uber has leveled up to telecomm-level fee description gumption. Congratulations, you've arrived.
Screenshot_2014-04-21-18-31-34.png "Nothing illegal happened but the CEO is stepping down anyway." - Stephen Mack
He's not the CEO, he stepped down in January, before any issues had been raised publicly. He's fully resigning, and from his wife's post on the issue it seems it was related to github staff feeling pressured into working pro-bono on their sideproject. - Not Me
Weird, his wife says he was the CEO in her blog post: - Stephen Mack
And he says he was the CEO: - Stephen Mack
Oh, you mean he had been the CEO in January, but after that point, he wasn't? I see. - Stephen Mack
He and Chris Wanstranth have swapped back and forth once or twice so they can keep their technical chops up and take breaks. They switched positions in January. Some of the accusations probably went back to the period where he was still CEO, and that was part of their life. - Not Me
Yeah, seems like the investigation denies Julie Ann Horvath's side of the story entirely, but it does seem like they found the other item you mentioned, pressure to work on the charity. - Stephen Mack
I wouldn't even say the investigation entirely denies Horvath's story, partly because both active parties of the primary complaint had been removed, Horvath & Preston-Warner's wife. It just couldn't confirm her story. - Not Me
First sentence, second paragraph: "The investigation found no evidence to support the claims against Tom and his wife of sexual or gender-based harassment or retaliation, or of a sexist or hostile work environment." GitHub seems to be taking the position that Julie Ann Horvath is making it up. - Stephen Mack
Possibly, but most of Horvath's claims were passive-aggressive and personal. So he-said-she-said, or she-said-she-said, seems like it would be something hard to prove after the fact. I can see the investigation not finding evidence, when you factor in the bias, and current vs previous environment. - Not Me
A lot of the allegations in the TechCrunch article ( shouldn't have been hard to prove. For GitHub to say "no evidence" in their blog post just doesn't seem credible to me. - Stephen Mack
It's true I don't know what the investigation was on, since they had already released the guy who was hitting on her, and had apologized and amended policies about access to non-githubbers. This in the first week, so possibly was outside of the scope. The claims about what took place in front of HR, could be right for both sides. Most of the other claims, seem hard to justify, as... more... - Not Me
I've certainly been in a few confrontations here, as have others, where a growing discomfort influences interpretations. It's quite possible she was feeling attacked, but it wasn't represented or acknowledgable externally. - Not Me
Yeah, there are always two sides. But the blog post just seems too one-sided to me. I don't know anything first-hand and I don't know Julie Ann Horvath at all, but my management experience in resolving conflicts like this has given me some general background, and my instinct is telling me that GitHub's blog post is trying to sweep everything under the rug. It doesn't feel right. - Stephen Mack
RT @jwynia: I find I've completely lost my youthful enjoyment of argument as sport as I get older. Completely at peace with that realization.
RT @fraying: "A learning experience is one of those things that says, 'You know that thing you just did? Don't do that." ― Douglas Adams
Hit me with your second best shot.
FIRE EVERYTHING! - Johnny from iPhone
Extreme times call for extreme inactionable measures mused about online.
*worried face* - Mo Kargas
Should be in Comic Sans. - Joe - Systems Analyst
You never get a second chance to make a good lamacoid. - Micah from FFHound(roid)!
So tired hearing / reading about "millennials". I'm assigning GUID "COHORT-1c75a47d-6322-458e-9690" which will henceforth replace aforementioned designation.
"Today's child stars tend to hang around because the values of child stardom have become the values of the culture at large. Music and television are turning into the equivalent of gymnastics and tennis: sports built entirely around the identification and training of prodigies."
"To summarize the barest outlines of a complicated argument, Bell claimed that advanced capitalism was leading to the spread of hedonism in American culture — and that this hedonism was in turn..."
"... undermining the cultural preconditions of capitalism, specifically the deferred gratification that once formed the core of middle-class morality." - Micah from FFHound(roid)!
Itching to challenge this guy with a World's Greatest Dad license plate, demanding evidence assented to by at least a plurality of the scientific community. Gonna make an example outta this one.
That was my thought, too. We wouldn't have said anything, either :) - WoH: Professor MOTHRA
GoT Season 3 achievement unshackled.
"Kraft recalls 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer wieners" -
SPOILER... Because cheese. - Micah from Bookmarklet
"NEW YORK (AP) — Kraft Foods is recalling 96,000 pounds of its Oscar Mayer wieners because they may mistakenly contain cheese. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service said Sunday that packages of Kraft's "Oscar Mayer Classic Wieners" may instead contain the company's "Classic Cheese Dogs." The agency says the product labels are incorrect and do not... more... - Micah
TIL Koch is a special snowflake
Had a dream last night, but didn't recall it when I woke up. Later in the morning walked into Easter Sunday service and saw a friend on stage with the band/choir and instantly thought, "THANK GOD, HE'S ALIVE." In my dream he had been killed in another country.
So, after the church service I told him about the whole thing. - Micah from FFHound(roid)!
Fondant is the rubber super hero suit of icings.
Am I the only one that read that as "Roberts Court, the First of his name"?
"Kashmir" - performed by Tim Reynolds Recorded LIVE Las Vegas Dec 12, 2009 -
HD VERSION " Kashmir " - performed by Tim Reynolds Recorded LIVE Las Vegas Dec 12, 2009
This is in-sane. - Micah
2-part Question: 1) Right or Left-handed? 2) If using only one earphone, Right or Left ear? (format: R+L = Right-hand, Left-ear)
R+L - Micah
same - Anne Bouey
L+R, I usually walk on the right side of people, keeping the left ear open for possible interaction is a plus. - Neal Krummell
L+L - Kevin Johnson from Android
R+R, because the controls are on the right. - Not Me
R + L - Spidra Webster
L+L - Lnorigb from FFHound!
R+R - Bren
Right handed. Left ear. - Rodfather from Android
L, but I never go with just one ear. I'm either all or nothing. - Hookuh Tinypants from FreshFeed
R+R - Jenny H. from Android
L+R, but the earphone thing is mostly due to physical oddities with my left ear. - Jkram|ɯɐɹʞſ
R+depends what side people try to talk to me through otherwise I'm always both. - Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart from Android
R+L - Harold
L+R, even before my iPod's headphone jack started to forget the left side audio. EDIT: thinking it over, now I think I preferred left. But the headphone jack's been busted for so long, I don't know anymore. - Betsy
L+no pref - Stephen Mack from iPhone
R+L - Melly
Right hand left ear, when I'm in bed watching Netflix or something on my phone, if I lie on my right side the earbud bugs the hell out of me. Because of the number of robberies/assaults in our area, I've taught Jayden to only listen with one ear in public so he won't be completely oblivious. He's left-handed & his listening ear appears to be his right. - Starmama from FFHound(roid)!
R+L - Mary Carmen
L+L - Julie Kane
R+no preference, but happens often - Lisa L. Seifert from iPhone
"I’ve spent far more effort than is sensible this month crawling down a rabbit hole disguised, as they often are, as a straightforward question: why do programmers start counting at zero?" -
THIS IS A MUST READ, for, in descending order: Coders, librarians, everyone else. - Micah from Bookmarklet
"Now: stop right there. By now your peripheral vision should have convinced you that this is a long article, and I’m not here to waste your time. But if you’re gearing up to tell me about efficient pointer arithmetic or binary addition or something, you’re wrong. You don’t think you’re wrong and that’s part of a much larger problem, but you’re still wrong." - Micah
I dipped my matzo balls in it.
Did they sink or float? - Akiva
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