This is pretty much what I'm doing right now. When I moved to Seattle for a new development job I found roommates on Craigslist instead of paying about twice as much to rent a 1 BR. I'm now saving way more money than I otherwise would have, and I don't fall into the high spending trap because the people I spend most of my time with have more reasonable incomes that encourage frugality.
I don't have a target net worth or age for when I'll call it quits but the way I see it, I'm buying flexibility for the future without sacrificing any happiness today.
The sentence you quoted seems ambiguous to me, since (from what I understood reading the article) there are two separate storage mechanisms using the new feature. The two possible beliefs the engineer may have had are:
1. Since we tested the change on a subset of A for a few weeks, we can assume it will work for all of A.
2. Since we tested the change on a subset of A for a few weeks, we can assume it will work for all of A and all of B.
#1 seems reasonable, but #2 is what needed to hold true in order for there to be no problems, since the change was actually enabled for all of A and B.
But was the engineer actually advocating to enable the change in B, or was that an accident during the manual deployment?
No. Nobody on here would take a loan on a house with "effective annual interest rates of more than 100 percent" as mentioned in the article. It's true that people spend much more on a house than if they bought it outright, but they do so at interest rates low enough to where it makes financial sense because the expected return from investing the rest in a low cost index fund beats out the loan interest.
r/personalfinance is useful but maybe a little too starter and repetitive for op's stage. r/financialindependence is better but not that active. I'd recommend bogleheads.org where a large portion of the community is approaching or in retirement and also the mrmoneymustache forums for frugality/advice on making the money last.
> If our autopilot software decides that a pilot is trying to land an A320 when he's trying to climb and the plane crashes into a forest, the pilot goes to prison, not the programmers!
And, we get this complete autonomy and immunity without any education or certification!
True, but flight software itself goes through very rigorous FAA certification processes. I'd rather have that than be told that the programmers who made the software have Ph.D's!
Really cool. At first glance it seems to me like there might be two products/services here - one that is what you have here minus YouTube and other publicly available media sources, and another centralized web app that provides users access to all public media without having to run their own server. Maybe they could be integrated in a way where users can add their own media sources through the centralized web app to have it all in one place.
I woke up with swollen eyelids one morning a few years back and was diagnosed with blepharitis later that day. I now use Sterilid 1-2 times a day since it contains tea tree oil which supposedly is effective in treatment against Demodex. I occasionally still get flareups/complications but they've definitely seemed rarer since using the product:
I went to a Montessori preschool for a year or two before doing public schooling K-12, and in retrospect I think it worked out pretty well. I was in Montessori for a short enough time that I didn't feel too weird during the switch (although I distinctly remember wondering why Kindergarten was so easy compared to preschool), but long enough that I was way ahead of most of the other kindergarteners. Then in the following years I was put into various accelerated learning groups with the other smart kids. Once you're in that group it's pretty easy to get a good education, even in public school (that or I got lucky with good public school teachers).