Context is important. Sound-bite quotes taken out of context, like "You didn't build that" are vile, and completely destroy debate - and meaning.
For example, on Meet The Press today, Mitt Romney said - and this is a direct quote – “You're not going to see us create the jobs we need to create or the rising incomes people need.”
So a while back I decided to buy my daughter a cellphone. She’s 20, and we figured that it’d be a great way for us all to stay in touch. Except before we did that, I wanted to make sure that she couldn’t accidentally run up a huge bill. After all, I’m paying the freight on this – so I didn’t want her to be able to accidentally purchase things she shouldn’t on my credit card, or go over her 300MB data-plan limit.
If you’re at all interested in the hardcore gubbins of how to build a game, you could do a lot worse than visiting Michel Gagne’s blog, which has an amazing video on how to implement an intelligent camera system. (more...)
So this is the start of my first ever Windows 8 Metro project, using the default project templates from Visual Studio 2012 Release Candidate, populating all of its data live from Digg.
That was deceptively easy. Hmmm… I can easily see spending several weeks polishing it up (and I still have issues with a horizontally scrolling page instead of a vertical one; it goes against every UI instinct I have). But all in all… not bad at all :)(more...)
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