Month: July 2018

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Wave After Wave of Garbage Hits the Dominican Republic

Wave After Wave of Garbage Hits the Dominican Republic

Shocking but not… This IS happening! Sixty tons of garbage have been collected on the beach since last week, Reuters reported. The haul included plastic bottles and Styrofoam takeout boxes, Parley for the Oceans, an organization that works to reduce plastic waste in the world’s oceans

On Semicolons and the Rules of Writing

On Semicolons and the Rules of Writing

When any article starts with this: Kurt Vonnegut’s caution against the use of semicolons is one of the most famous and canonical pieces of writing advice, an admonition that has become, so to speak, one of The Rules. More on these rules later, but first the infamous quote in question: “Here is a lesson in…
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Commonly used grep was written overnight, but why and how did it get its name? Professor Brian Kernighan explains.

Where GREP Came From

I use ‘grep’ on a daily basis and completely take for granted the code that is behind it. Here is the amazing explanation of what/how ‘grep’ is.

How to move the sweetalert css to the footer

SweetAlert is a great tool written in js that allows for customized ‘alert’ boxes. While they really aren’t ‘alert’ boxes, they can function as single popup notices to more advanced features like promise based ajax dialogs. We discovered, unfortunately, that sweetalert puts in a mighty big chunk of its CSS into the header of your site.…
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Politicians Concerned Crypto can Influence Elections – Should Focus on Firing Politicians Instead

Politicians Concerned Crypto can Influence Elections – Should Focus on Firing Politicians Instead

There are many great arguments here posted hee brings up some great ideas. what do you think? 100% via (decentralized tv) Politicians Concerned Crypto can Influence Elections – Should Focus on Firing Politicians Instead