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The Internet in Jericho

The Internet in Jericho | fun for geeks | Scoop.it

Episode 5 of the first season of Jericho.

Scene: Skylar at a table outside a café with a laptop, Allison arriving.


- Hey Skylar. Any luck?
- I really need to check my e-mail. I mean, my parents could've tried to contact me from New York.
- Well, have you tried typing a straight IP address?
- A what ?

       Allison is typing in IE's address bar: 827.750.304.001
       IE is still displaying the famous page 'The page cannot be displayed'
- It's weird
- What ?
- Well, the Internet was built by the military. It's supposed to survive nuclear war.

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stephane gault's comment, October 11, 2012 4:02 AM
that's why this serie was stopped, too much bullshit !
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Developer's Madness

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Programmers estimate | @jasongorman



2 things programmers tend to underestimate:


1. How long things take
2. How long our code will be around
3. How many things we underestimate


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Thousands of Screaming Fans | @logicalelegance



When "thousands of screaming fans" was part of the job description,

I didn't expect it to be in a server room.



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Margins | @thebarrytone

margin: 0;
padding: 0;



margin: 0 !important;
padding: 0 !important;



sudo margin: 0 !important;
sudo padding: 0 !important


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Good at TDD | @iamdevloper



Saying you’re really good at TDD is like

saying you’re really good at looking both ways

45 times before crossing the road.



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Schrödinger's cat applied to web development | @benhowdle



Schrödinger's cat applied to web development:


If I don't look at it in Internet Explorer

then there's a chance it looks fine.



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Multithreaded programming - theory and practice | @chronum

Multithreaded programming - theory and practice | @chronum | fun for geeks | Scoop.it
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Nasty Github

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"Hmmm...I wonder if Github might be trying to tell me something here," writes Stefan.

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QA Engineer walks into a bar | @sempf



QA Engineer walks into a bar.

Orders a beer. Orders 0 beers. Orders 999999999 beers.

Orders a lizard. Orders -1 beers. Orders a sfdeljknesv.



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If programming languages were vehicles

If programming languages were vehicles | fun for geeks | Scoop.it

PHP is this hand-me-down deathtrap that you only use because you're stuck with it, and when you hit a speed bump the wrong way it sets you and your passengers on fire.

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