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I'm giving up on the news[1]. For now.[1] - Except selected blogs, as you'll see.Last week, after that little girl went missing in Dublin, CA and was subsequently found in a suitcase, I had had it with the news. I just don't need to hear it anymore. I don't want...

... because he pushed through the legislation in 2000 that significantly deregulated derivatives (check out Mother Jones article "Foreclosure Phil"). Guess what?! You've got your new guy in the White House who appoints the people who came up with the idea -- Larry Summers (also a Mother Jones article... how's...

I just made my first call using the Skype app for my iPhone (to a 1-800 number). The quality was noticeably better than I get using GSM at home. After I was done with the call, I turned to my wife and said “Voice, as a business model, is dead.”The...

You don't need getters and setters in C#. Check out properties. Or just type "prop" into Visual Studio and it will autocomplete the C# property structure for you.Enjoy.

Latest case-in-point is Scala.  OMG, Twitter’s using it!  Therefore, it must be awesome! Guess what,  I still notice a lot of fail whales there on that thar Twitter (see image nearby). Need I remind anyone that Twitter got into this situation by using the last language-of-the-week, namely Ruby.   Only this...