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Vasudev Ram
Consultant; trainer; writer. Python, C, Unix, SQL. xtopdf. eLearning; PDF generation; open source. I make a mean egg bhurji.
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Vasudev Ram 50m
Replying to @bitfield
>2) If GH hosed, ditto And GH hosed multiple times in recent years by etc.
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Vasudev Ram 51m
Replying to @bitfield
Good one. Similar to many projects specifying dependencies directly via Github URL instead of making a local copy. Dubbel trubbel: 1) If has breaking change in new ver (at same URL), you go down. 2) If GH hosed, ditto.
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John Arundel 2h
“All third-party services will go down at one point or another (even Facebook), so: 1. Only connect to a 3PS where needed 2. Don’t make connections to a 3PS in the critical path of the page load 3. Trap timeouts and errors 4. Create a fallback plan”
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Al Sweigart 1h
I'm learning Scheme. (It's a LISP dialect. (The syntax is kind of kludgy. (But people insist that it's elegant. (I'm not sure if I agree with that.))))))))))))))))))))
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Vasudev Ram 59m
Replying to @AlSweigart
Scheme> (Kludgy-p?) (are-you-sure-p? (not (being you (or fudgy dodgy))));-) Scheme> Syntax error: emoticon unexpected: ;-)
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Vasudev Ram 1h
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Neil deGrasse Tyson Jan 17
Sometimes I wonder if people who aggressively seek political power are precisely those who should not be entrusted to wield it.
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Vasudev Ram 4h
Replying to @vasudevram
... Use them one by one, grabbing them from the bar as needed (with Ctrl-A). Just did it, for this very tweet and another being written at the same time.
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Vasudev Ram 4h
: In a hurry, don't even want to open a text editor, and need to juggle text snippets? Paste one (or more) of them into the address bar(s) of a new tab(s) in your web browser (with Ctrl-V). ...
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Vasudev Ram 4h
Replying to @CodeWisdom
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Programming Wisdom 5h
"Minimize complexity. The simpler the product, the more likely you are to actually ship it, and the more likely you are to fix problems quickly." - Slava Akhmechet
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Vasudev Ram 6h
Replying to @fredwilson
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Vasudev Ram 6h
Video Of The Week: A Conversation with Fred Wilson and Carlota Perez:
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Zb 6h
TFW when this is too real... Also that one time when you showed interest in buying something in conversation with someone and then it pops up on your phone the worst part is Google now also understands Hindi!
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Zack Bloom Jan 19
We live in a post-parody society where it's impossible to invent anything more ridiculous than reality
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Vasudev Ram Jan 20
Replying to @zackbloom @dhh
Sure we can. Just have to try a bit: Banana. Banana banana. Banana banana banana. Bananaaaassssssss!!!!
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Vasudev Ram Jan 20
The Book of Five Rings ((五輪書 Go Rin no Sho):
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Vasudev Ram Jan 20
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Vasudev Ram Jan 20
Healthy Thai Food: 21 Delicious Dishes that are Actually Good For You!
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Vasudev Ram Jan 19
Also: Some Google app on your phone pops up a message: You have money to spend, here are a few shops near you, selling things that WE KNOW you like.
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