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Paul Graham: Why Nerds are Unpopular. It starts slow and a little boring, but as it goes on, it turns out very interesting.

Please can someone help with this PHP + Cygwin + Apache problem? Any suggestions are welcome! I didn't got any response from cygwin@cygwin.com just yet. 8(

10 Feb 2003 (updated 10 Feb 2003 at 08:53 UTC) »
Google Groups

I'm getting paranoid, ...

It seems that I'm receiving penalty for accessing specific groups through Google.

Preconditions: 1. China. 2. I'm using ADSL dial-up, everytime I redial, my IP changes.

Symptom: Everything is fine, then I read one article from comp.answers, everything is still fine, then I try to read another article from comp.answers, then I can't get anything from Google groups, at all. Then I go offline and redial, the symptom repeats itself.

Everything, I mean, to read articles from comp.lang.scheme, comp.compilers, etc..

Admitted, I'm getting paranoid now. Maybe totally unreasonable. You know, something in life is for a good laugh, you have many and many good reasons to get serious, but you have the best reason to get a laugh.

Google Groups, what happened? I can read the first page, but I can't access any groups.

If I have to sum up all my (albeit poor) knowledge on Scheme in one sentence and walk on, then that sentence would be "program is itself data."

It looks quite obvious as soon as you've finished the first few pages of SICP, and you've got totally convinced by the authors' claims so easily. But the fact is,

1) It's really hard to understand really. e.g., just yesterday I babbled to my brother that you can't do this in that language, and you can't do that in this language, ... with full confidence, you know. It's easy to remember this sentence, the jewel in CS, but it's not easy to understand it.

2) Even after I understood it, it is still difficult to apply the understanding into work. And if I can't apply the understanding, the truth is that I do not understand it at all.

2 Feb 2003 (updated 2 Feb 2003 at 01:07 UTC) »

America is a great country! I can't express myself with my bad English at the moment. But America is a great country! I love America!

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