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If you're a frequent reader of proggit, Slashdot or Digg, you've been exposed to the popularity of new languages and frameworks that are taking the world by storm. Scala is a good example. And while not necessarily "new", Python, Ruby, Smalltalk, Haskell and Erlang have garnered increasing popularity over recent...

I've been thinking about this for maybe 15 years, when my friend from college Ed Burns (also check out his book) handed me a copy of The Unix Hater's Handbook (this link is the complete book). In that book, there's a chapter called "C++: COBOL of the 90's"That prediction hasn't...

Here's something I don't understand: why people with underwater mortgages have any qualms about deed-in-lieu. Say you bought a $900K property in 2007 with $800K on the mortgage. Now that property is worth $600K and you still owe $750K. You should hand the keys to your lender and find a...

Besides Bombay?Bombay has really good food, but they are completely unable to get our order right. I double, triple check on the phone that they have the order. The receipt has the correct order. And yet they fuck up the order!Anyway, any recommendations?