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I hope the author is reading this thread.

What struck me was this line: "Family time bores me because I could otherwise be doing amazing things".

I felt like this for a long time. I was in a long-term relationship with an amazing woman, yet I spent my free time working or thinking about all the "amazing" things I could have been working on. Up to the point where she left me.

Family time is the one thing you should never consider a bore or a chore.

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Thankfully, the last sentence of the article states: "Then I'm going to the beach with my partner to 'do nothing' for an evening."

Just to add, it's not mererly a lack of "doing" something, but valuing the "being" part of ourselves: Father, husband, partner, friend, etc - out of which the "doing" bit naturally flows. Due to my personality flaws, I too often "do nothing" when in presence of my wife, which can be just as destructive for the relationship as wishing I was doing something somewhere else.

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Sublime team by default need to advertise Packages and just how much you can customize the thing. You'd be amazed just how powerful this thing can be - once you get the hang of it, the shortcuts and some basic packages.

My favorite ones are Zen Coding (now deprecared in favor of Emmet) and SublimeERB when working with ERB - the front-end dev in me cries of joy when using them :-)

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I agree I recently installed Emmet and it has vastly improved my life (front-end dev)

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Combine this with Crispy Forms on the user side and you get a good looking app in minutes!

http://django-crispy-forms.readthedocs.org/en/d-0/

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Is it me or does it look a lot like AirBnB?

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It should, we loved their layout and used it as a design inspiration. What I have found as someone doing a lot of design work (but I'm not a designer) is that if I start from something similar to other designs I can work my way to something that works and is more unique.

To be clear, this process will never produce truly great design work but it is way better than we staring at the blank screen and producing nothing. I'm getting better every day.

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True. I've used the same technique when doing Balsamiq mockups. Though I'm pretty sure the UI/design person I'm going to work with will make it fairly different.

I'm certainly liking what I'm seeing, though hopefully down the line the typography can be worked on a bit more. It's not very "warm" -- the whole layout is a little hard-hitting on my eyes. But still pretty solid!

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You know Gmail ignores dots in usernames?

> anuj (dot) kk (at) gmail (dot) com

This is a bit hard on the eyes so try it as anujkk (at) gmail (dot) com. Also, Gmail has good spam filters :)

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I wasn't aware about that. Updated.

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However, OP says WP is over 3mb. Including any popular PHP framework means adding a lot of weight in the start (take CakePHP for example).

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What I'm worried about is MS removing XNA support in WP8.

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If you dress like an engineer, you are an engineer :)

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But you are a real engineer only if you are an Mechanical, Chemical, Civil or Industrial, otherwise you are probably digital / unreal ?

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As an Industrial Engineering major, the old joke was that "IE" stands for "Imaginary Engineering".

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You beat me to it! Reading the title that's what I initially thought, that a 'real' engineer is limited to said fields above?

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Is there a proper, PC term for it? We all know the dividing line which is meant- roughly approximated by a PE license- but is there a term for it? "Licensed Engineer"?

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In some states, using the word "engineer" for a non-licensed position or person is against the law. In other words, in some states the term is simply "engineer".

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In that context, it's funny how upset folks in threads like these get over phrases like "real engineer".

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Fantasy Engineer.

New Business Cards

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Why so much hate on Nokia?

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Because using fake stills is something people are not happy about?

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Because clearly, they lie about what their products can do.

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People have done that since the dawn of radio adverts and billboards...

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Which doesn't mean it shouldn't be penalized.

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Because from love to hate there is only one step. When you trust someone or something you don't want to be taken advantage of.

A friend of mine loved his Nokia's phones. He always bought Nokia for 10 years during his teenage years because they were very good phones. He had good memories of those times.

He wished he could buy Nokia again, get super enthusiastic with the videos and now he discovers that he has been fooled. F*ck them!!

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This stinks of Microsoft. Only one of their ad agencies could put together such a soulless dramatization of a couple's date night.

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Because this is HN, which is heavily anti-MS and where people cling to their iPhones and Android devices and love to hate on the platforms they don't use.

Or else why would the actual announcement articles get only around 30-40 points(which were later flagged off the front page anyway!) but this one is already close to 200 points. Winsupersite.com is hell banned on HN from even being submitted because of the haters flagging articles to death. Go figure.

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It's a little know fact, but all telcos here in Croatia monotor and store all torrent traffic info of their customers. They have massive rooms with monotors dediated to showing which customer in which building is currently using torrents.

And all of this data is stored for once the Gov decides to "crack-down" on illegal file downloads, they will have massive amounts of evidence.

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This strikes me as unlikely. Perhaps they can track some of it, but IIRC many torrent clients will use random ports and end to end encryption which is there to evade traffic shaping.

My router has various features to block P2P traffic, as an experiment I tried enabling these features and then downloading torrents (Linux distro ISOs). Every time I enabled these the data rate on the torrent client would start to drop, but then within minutes it would be right back to full power again. At the end of the day you can just make a bunch of connections to port 443 on a remote host, start an SSL session and you are now indistinguishable from HTTPS traffic.

The only way I could effectively block it was to disable NAT and force everything to go through an HTTP proxy.

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The storage costs must be astronomical. So astronomical, in fact, that I don't believe you.

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proof?

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