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I believe that "Git for Windows" has been EOL'd in favor of https://github.com/git-for-windows/sdk (which hasn't seen a first official release yet).

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>This is an Inno Setup based wrapper around MinGW's mingw-get which installs a development environment for building Git for Windows using GCC.

This installs the dependencies and environment needed for building Git from source. I think that's overkill for most users.

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SMS is unreliable. It may arrive in an hour, the next day, or not at all.

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In practice, it seems about as reliable as email, and faster to get to me.

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Here's a short clip of him giving the answer on what he learned from Steve Jobs: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2oksetv3i90

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I too was surprised by the high civilian casualties given Israel's attempts at warning the population before they strike. I wondered why would people stay in that area if they knew the Israelis were going to strike? And then I got the answer: http://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/4706/gazan-hamas-war-crime...

    "Hamas imposed a curfew: anyone walking out in the street was shot. 
    That way people had to stay in their homes, even if they were about to get bombed. 
    Hamas held the whole Gazan population as a human shield." — K., graduate student
Regarding the civilian-to-fighter ratio: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-28688179

Another interesting thing to note is that according to the CIA World Factbook (https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/...) Gaza's age structure is:

   0-14 years: 43.2% (male 402,848/female 381,155)
   15-24 years: 20.6% (male 191,710/female 182,405)
   25-54 years: 30.1% (male 280,551/female 266,756)

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Fulltext (paywalled): http://www.sciencemag.org/content/345/6202/1326.abstract?sid...

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This approach reminds me of a course I took on Coursera a while ago called "A Brief History of Humankind": https://www.coursera.org/course/humankind

It is the best enrichment course I had ever taken. I wonder if the lecturer (Yuval Harrari) was influenced by this "Big History", or he arrived at this teaching method independently.

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Paper here (paywalled): http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0042698914...

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If you're looking for a textbook, this one is pretty good: http://www.amazon.com/Introduction-Modern-Cryptography-Princ...

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Not only for women...

http://www.nature.com/nm/journal/v14/n11/full/nm1108-1170a.h...

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/23/health/fathers-age-is-link...

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/27/health/mental-illness-risk...

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But for children of older fathers, there are well documented advantages as well:

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/older-fathers-may-pass-health-...

http://www.mommyish.com/2012/06/12/older-fathers-benefits-65...

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Huh, I never figured.

I guess that's a reason to spermbank. Though really, people should just have kids young in the first place. :/

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I disagree - I would have made a terrible father if I had kids in my 20s.

I mean, I might still make a terrible father, but I'm trying to imagine 23 year old me raising a child and it's terrifying.

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Don’t worry too much about being a bad father - as long as you are there at least some of the time and don’t beat them and their mother then they will almost certainly turn out OK.

My experience with my own children is the effect you can have on them is very limited - this is both liberating and depressing.

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You are largely correct: http://www.amazon.com/The-Nurture-Assumption-Children-Revise...

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Robert Sedgewick would disagree with Hal Abelson.

Just because some people tend to use pure maths to analyze the run-time of algorithms, doesn't mean we can't apply the scientific method to the problem. Here's a nice presentation by Sedgewick where he shows how we can apply the scientific method to programming: http://www.cs.princeton.edu/~rs/talks/ScienceCS10.pdf

And quote:

> Algorithm designer who does not experiment gets lost in abstraction

> Software developer who ignores cost risks catastrophic consequences

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