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Just thought I'd point out that this is an old repo from 2013.

Probably should update the title before people starting submitting PRs in a doomed attempt to "not skip on anything".

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The author just merged in a PR from (I'm guessing) an HN reader a few minutes after adding it.

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Yup, points and kudos to them for engaging with users/critics.

OTOH, still negative infinite points for even arguing when a maintainer comes in and asks to opt out.

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Wat

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You guys have a serious patience problem. Sure, it was a bit frustrating, but come on.

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Awesome

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Security groups: yes. Why no stunnel on top?

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Interesting bit relatively early in the video: the thief asks someone to watch her bag. I'm assuming the idea is that the person would then ask back, "and boom".

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That's clever. Whenever I get asked to watch another person's stuff in a cafe, I wonder to myself why they think I'm so worthy of their trust. Recent laptops which suspend quickly and lack delicate hard drives are easier than ever to move with you at all times, so the problem is easy to obviate.

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> Whenever I get asked to watch another person's stuff in a cafe, I wonder to myself why they think I'm so worthy of their trust.

Because by asking you, they are trusting you. By not asking anyone, they have to trust every single person around.

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Plus, if their stuff goes missing, they can be pretty much certain who the culprit is, in terms of offering some kind of description to the police.

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In college a thief used the tactic you describe, establishing trust by asking to watch his stuff, to a girl in finals week at Starbucks. I think she flunked that semester.

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Thank you, Simone.

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Simone??

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+1000 this. Having lived in both countries, I now think that the core model in France (like in most european countries) is basically good and needs adjustment at the margin to allow / stimulate risk-taking and entrepreneurship.

The US model on the other hand has a few good side effects, but is so meaninglessly violent, stupid and wasteful that even then more is destroyed than is created.

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Off topic, but there is not always "two sides". There is a tendency to try to frame and reduce everything to binary questions... but the world is just not binary.

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To put it another way, there may be two sides (or N sides), but some sides' perspective are often more worthy than others. Not to Godwin the thread, but, yeah. Both sides' perspectives are not always equally valid. (I dutifully acknowledge that the offenses are not the same magnitude, and all the caveats that go with referencing The Big G.)

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Like the nature of earth:

* General scientific opinion (it's generally roundish).

* Religious doctrine (it's flat, centre of universe, on the back of a turtle).

* And then this person: http://www.timecube.com/

Point is, only one of these sides is reasonable.

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There are always two sides. But people who use "two sides" tend to overlook that one of them may very well be "Yeah, we failed hard on this one".

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Congrats on the product! Just a couple website level things:

- http://geocod.io/contact/ says DC but shows me a map centered somewhere south of Topeka.

- Random $0.02 suggestion: stop using "ridiculous".

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I'm getting a map centered in Brooklyn. I'm in Midtown Manhattan... so, maybe its trying to find our location?

Are you close to Topeka?

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Seems like our embed code was bad, I've updated it now. Thanks for the feedback!

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mkessy, you are hellbanned.

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fun fact: the "geographic center" of the US is in Kansas. Often if something geocodes to only "USA" then it gets placed there.

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