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““The key,” he said, “is to frame your strengths as: ‘I accomplished X, relative to Y, by doing Z.’ Most people would write a résumé like this: ‘Wrote editorials for The New York Times.’ Better would be to say: ‘Had 50 op-eds published compared to average of 6 by most op-ed [writers] as a result of providing deep insight into the following area for three years.’ Most people don’t put the right content on their résumés.””
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“Firearms manufacturers and gun rights groups say the technology could malfunction and cause a weapon not to fire when someone needed it to work.”
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“Not a single living person knows how everything in your five-year-old MacBook actually works. Why do we tell you to turn it off and on again? Because we don’t have the slightest clue what’s wrong with it, and it’s really easy to induce coma in computers and have their built-in team of automatic doctors try to figure it out for us. The only reason coders’ computers work better than non-coders’ computers is coders know computers are schizophrenic little children with auto-immune diseases and we don’t beat them when they’re bad.”

Article: http://stilldrinking.org/programming-sucks

If I can do nothing else, I can at least try to be a more responsible consumer.

Video: http://www.instituteb.com/not-business-as-usual/

Pretty awesome, especially once they stop playing with tones and move on to music.

Video: https://scontent-a-sea.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/t1.0-9/s851x315/1010873_799706513383695_4647319843923681811_n.jpg