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The 9 Best Computer Science Schools in the World | Windward Wrocks

The 9 Best Computer Science Schools in the World | Windward Wrocks: "There are also 4 hidden gems in the above list, Victoria, Mines, Alberta, and CSU. They’re not top 10 schools, but not every student is going to get in a top 10 school (nor is a top 10 school the best place for many students). But what these other 4 clearly offer is a student body with a strong sense of community and students that love programming for the pure joy of programming."

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Syndicated 2013-02-07 17:38:00 from sness

fixing dropbox - Ubuntu 12

fixing dropbox - Ubuntu 12: "sudo ln -s /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libstdc++.so.6.0.16 libstdc++.so.6"

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Syndicated 2013-02-07 17:38:00 from sness

Broken by Design: MongoDB Fault Tolerance :: Hacking, Distributed

Broken by Design: MongoDB Fault Tolerance :: Hacking, Distributed: "As you're undoubtedly well-aware, there are some very strong geek fashion trends in the valley. I don't mean fashion in the sense of geek haute-couture -- the fashion trends we're talking about here have to do with tech components. You've heard of it before: "here's how we built fubar.com using X, Y and Z." The blogosphere regurgitates this dreck, and people base their adoption strategies on how much noise they have heard about various X's, Y'z and Z's."

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Syndicated 2013-02-07 17:19:00 from sness

Static constructors, part one | Fabulous Adventures In Coding

Static constructors, part one | Fabulous Adventures In Coding: "Previously on FAIC we saw how easy it was to deadlock a program by trying to do something interesting in a static constructor.1 Static constructors and destructors2 are the two really weird kinds of methods, and you should do as little as possible in them."

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Syndicated 2013-02-07 17:18:00 from sness

A geek with a hat » First impressions of Rails as a Javascripter

A geek with a hat » First impressions of Rails as a Javascripter: "What struck me when I first saw Ruby code was just how readable it is. Even though I was looking at the language for the first time in my life, I could understand what everything is doing. I could follow the code and decide what tests need to be written."

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Syndicated 2013-02-07 17:17:00 from sness

A geek with a hat » First impressions of Rails as a Javascripter

A geek with a hat » First impressions of Rails as a Javascripter: "The project I’m working on just … works. I have no idea where dependencies are coming from, I can’t tell which gem file a function I’m calling is defined in and most of the time I am completely at a loss as to what is actually going on."

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Syndicated 2013-02-07 17:17:00 from sness

Not Just AstLinux Stuff: Packets of Death

Not Just AstLinux Stuff: Packets of Death: "Before I go any further I need to give another shout out to an excellent open source piece of software I found. Ostinato turns you into a packet ninja. There’s literally no limit to what you can do with it. Without Ostinato I could have never gotten beyond this point."

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Syndicated 2013-02-07 17:14:00 from sness

matthewp/fs · GitHub

matthewp/fs · GitHub: "Bringing a file system abstraction to the browser. fs is a component that allows you to store data in the (modern) browser using an API similar to that of Node's fs module

Implemented in a cross-browser fashion, using the FileSystem API (for Chrome) or IndexedDB (for Firefox/IE).

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Syndicated 2013-02-07 17:09:00 from sness

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