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Should you read Shakespeare? Yes.

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Should you read Shakespeare to learn English though?

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I'm not sure if your use of iambic pentameter for that sentence was intentional, but if so, well done!

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Thou shouldst.

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Not to be a jerk, but why not use objects for key value and arrays for int value?

Yes, JavaScript object/array system has it's warts, but to me that's clearly the way it was intended to be used.

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The article described the type of situation this arises in: when you want to use arbitrary data as keys of a map, for example when grouping a collection of objects by one of their properties. Any implementation of a hash/map/dictionary should support this process, whether or not it coerces the types of its keys.

The problem with the engine in question is that it makes a hash change its behavior when all keys are integers.

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I don't see resolution improving all that much, only contrast, as a quick and dirty photoshopping can show:

http://i.imgur.com/cGAPhgn.png

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The contrast of the engravings on just the chip is what was improved the most, not the resolution itself.

And speaking only for myself, there are still a number of markings in your photoshopped image which I am unable to read, which can be clearly read on the immersed image.

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They're changing to Swift in the next version.

(He mentions it at the end of the video)

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That makes sense, I don't understand how those two constructors are equivalent, it seems that he's missing a couple of parameters in the C++ version.

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Previously, on HN: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=4874304

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And, even earlier (also with excellent commentary and occasional rebuttal): https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=1554656

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Thanks, some really intelligent comments on that thread.

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…since both Webkit and node.js used V8 as their JavaScript engine…

Maybe you meant Blink, WebKit uses JavaScriptCore

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Chromium, rather than Webkit, but yes - thanks for pointing that out I have fixed this (Blink was created much later, in early 2013).

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I feel like an alien reading an article like this.

The idea of "showing off" with vacations, weekend events or even professional accomplishments seems preposterous to me. How is this socially acceptable is beyond my comprehension.

Likewise, I'm probably only interested in knowing where 10 or so people spent their vacation, and even then, only when the narrative is directed at me or a small number of friends. I can't understand how a public parade of general info and photos can be anything other than utterly shallow and boring.

Needless to say, I don't get Facebook.

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I feel alien reading this too and I have ~500 friends on Facebook.

I don't see people doing anything like this. Maybe I'm selective but really next-to no friends share their consumption. I think the share-your-sunsets-and-dives-into-waterfalls is the movie version of Facebook. We wind up sharing cats, snark and sad moments.

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curious: how old are you? location? friend's locations?

i'm 33, sf now oregon raised, and i'd say in general i see less fb usage by my friends, but those that still do use it, it's almost all positive, brag-ish sharing.

people i know with kids, especially, it seems almost impossible to imagine sharing 'cats, snark, and sad moments'.

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I feel this, 32M with kids. FB usage by actual friends that I cared about fell to zero and my feed was full of shallow experiential grandstanding.

Deleted my FB account but copped a hiding from the silent majority for being 'hard to get in touch with' and feel a bit guilty about this but overall life is better without FB or any other form of social media.

True experientialism is being there in the moment, not standing outside carefully curating the moment for others to gawk at.

Edit: *experientialism not experimentalism

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I'm even older but I happen to have a group of friends of all ages.

Yeah, the people who don't use Facebook much do the "here's a picture of my ski trip thing" but they seem like such the minority.

Anyway, I can at least tell you that once your kids actually grow up, you just might have time to once again waste time online.

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Text is consistently better in Safari in subtle ways.

It's one of the reasons why I still use it, even though it keeps getting worse with every release (crashing tabs, DNS resolution issues and that dreadful new inspector to name a few). Such a shame, it used to be a great browser.

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How is the performance on large bodies of text?

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That made my day, thanks

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