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Did you think the project was useful in the sense of getting the parents to think about possible changes and rejecting them? So they as citizens are clear that the current system is sub-optimal but they are OK with that

Microsoft Outlook. Works great on-line and in the native app. Works with Apple's email client or Microsoft's on iOS.

Great pricing, can have it on your own domain, and the best calendaring I've ever seen.


Competition and free market is not always the best solution to all the problems. In this case, what if all insurance companies are allowed to build such profiles? They all rely on that creepy data hoarder that built the shitty profile on you.

In that case the companies will compete to give you competitive yet higher than others quotes to YOU(as they can see).

The crux quote from the article is "Police departments that collect more in fees and fines are less effective at solving crimes."

Could it not be that some dudes 5000 years ago excavated the remains of the beast, and decided to turn the tusk into a coffee table?

I mean... when they find 130000 year-old human bones, then we'll know... Until then...

Not if someone else pays for them.

Really? No - I started with Python and Javascript. I didn't go to college btw - but I never learned anything about C / C# / Java before getting a job. I know about those languages now but it's definitely not a prerequisite for employment. Of course that may be affected by your location.

Despite being extensively promoted to students at universities around the world

Are they? I attended a pretty good university in my EU country, and the only functional language teaching was a couple of weeks of OCaml. We had more time of Prolog than that, but 90% of the course was Java and C.

I think this falls solidly in the category of "quantifying the obvious" (which is respectable and necessary work).

>If Middletown’s police department collected only about 1 percent of its revenue from fees and fines, our model predicts it would solve 53 percent of its violent crimes and 32 percent of its property crimes. But if Middletown’s police department instead collected 3 percent of its revenue from fees and fines, our model predicts that clearance rates would fall to 41 percent for violent crimes and 16 percent for property crimes. That’s a stark drop of 12 and 16 percentage points, respectively.

I want to see this broken down in terms of business days between crime and someone being charged.

I have a suspicion that the correlation is being diluted by all the open and shut "guy A punches guy B and gets charged with assault and battery because everyone in the bar saw him do it" cases that don't require any investigating (other than possibly collecting statements) types of violent crime that will get "solved" regardless of how much time the police spend collecting fines .

Well, not the NSA, no—but the same skills that help with Morse are still helpful for radio listening.

The prohibition on scrambled meaning long pre-dates WW2, and goes back to old analogies about fencing a commons.

Solves what problem? The article is about some very minor syntax sugar, while you are plugging a tangentially related library with a whole raft of its own abstractions. I’m struggling to understand the context here.

F-Droid prompts me every day about app updates, even when there are none (it seems) and even when I've said not to give me notifications like that.

Had to uninstall DNS66 and F-Droid because of it.

> Sorry, I hadn't noticed any reasonable criticism

Did you read the article?

> For example, the only reason homeless people queue up to get food from soup kitchens is because they're desperate for food, but that doesn't mean soup kitchens are bad because the queues can be long. (Hypothetical; I don't actually know if queues are typically long).

Are you really drawing a comparison between skirting minimum wage laws and providing free food for homeless people?

I was assuming they were concerned about you being charged more than the cost of providing the insurance. If the supposed dystopia is indeed merely the reality where everyone gets charged the cost of providing the service I have to ask how exactly you think things work right now.

Yeah, there's a lot of new lingo when you get started with synth interfaces (both from the design and usage perspectives). One of the goals I had for the new user interface was to start integrating more visualizations as a means of giving users feedback on what they're doing.

When you get started out, you just want to mess around an gain an intuitive feel for how to use something and what knobs do. Unfortunately many soft-synths miss out on that user feedback (since it's hard to do right).

Are you saying these adults are children? If not, what's the point of this comparison?

> That seems hard to believe as it would imply that they have code specifically to cripple the Firefox experience.

I think it's more the case of enhancing the Chrome experience and not doing anything to deliberately impact firefox.

You don't need $50 products. You especially don't need two of them.

Yubico already make a Security Key that isn't also a PGP key store, a TOTP authenticator, bagel toaster and whatever else for about $20. And there are cheaper vendors if price is the main concern.

Deal with health care in the US and you will quickly learn that "you know, that's just how it is" too. There is a huge wall of inscrutable bureaucracy that's pretty much impenetrable.

My only experience in Europe is Germany and I much prefer that system over the US. I don't know how it is in other countries.

I would like to add to this list iRedmail: https://www.iredmail.org/

It deploys mail server based on modern software stack on your box and you can customize it to fit your demands using recipes suitable for well-known software.

Why are people so loyal to one browser? Where is it written that one has to be married to a specific browser and shun all others? A common thread I hear is that certain browsers are slow and don't feel fast (which is something you can partially fix by adding additional RAM to your machine and running the browser on an SSD). OP shuns Chrome but forgets there is more competition than previous years where the main three contenders were IE, Firefox and Chrome. Now we have Brave, Vivaldi, Qups, Iridium browser, Ungoogled-chromium[1], Tor Browser Bundle, Waterfox, Palemoon, Comodo Dragon, and a few other flavors of Chrome exist out there but are very buggy and unsecure and not updated often. Personally I run several browsers and isolate my sessions with them - so one for Facebook, one for Twitter, another for shopping, etc (Just to make sure there is no cross-talk between the various services I use).

[1] https://github.com/Eloston/ungoogled-chromium

Yes, the same exists in Finland (social entrepreneurship), but since we can all agree on that there are huge differences between companies, how they operate, and how moral they are, we can agree on that there's a lot of playground for the execution of a good mission statement. There's on the one hand maximization by moving your production to a third world country and by paying the absolute minimum to your employees (which no legal entity expects you to do AFAIK), but then there's also maximization by being decent and by doing everything properly (to which no legal entity also has nothing to sneeze at). So the maximization doesn't have to be the kind of grab your company by the throat kind of maximization.

However, you chose to book Expedia over other companies with better software and inventory management (I believe the one I work for handles this kind of thing better than Expedia for example).

So, all things being equal, price beats good software...

Is full-on mouse support required, or do you really just need an easier way to reposition the cursor and making selections?

If it's the latter, I wouldn't be at all surprised to see Apple come up with something that only solves the latter.

Anything a company or person enables or tolerates, they support.

Western-sytle freedom may be open to changing if something unpleasant is happening elsewhere, no?

Lack of ability for companies to advertise to you seems like a distinct concern from that of how much information they have about you, let's take it one at a time!

in C-vs-C comparisons on the 1 test file given, dav1d was 60% faster than libaom v1.0.0.

But indeed, most of this is not yet very interesting, it looks like current git/master libaom has a good amount of SIMD, and in most user testing, it is approximately 4x as fast as dav1d, which does not yet have any SIMD. So at this point, users should probably still use libaom while the kinks are ironed out in dav1d and initial SIMD is added. But keep an eye out over the next few months.

Typically your debugger will be a listener, so it's easy for you to write explanatory functions and in-the-moment expressions for unpacking what's going on. The latter is what I miss most whenever I end up in gdb.

Ah yes, that well-known and beloved feature of the iPhone: the page scroll button.

What does it mean, to “love” someone? Is it a prescriptive phenomenon - where if I say I love you, then we must take it at face value regardless of my actions towards you? Or is it a more descriptive thing, where my acts may show that I love you even though I may never tell you the words “I love you” explicitly as such?

Or is the act of “loving” a purely self centered one - where my love is purely a means to fulfill my own needs (of wanting to be desired, appreciated, needed, respected, empowered, etc)?


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