Author: gunnard

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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  

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Investor: Selling Cryptocurrency in 2018 is Like Selling Apple in 2001

Here is a great article on the current state of selling crypto. [INVESTING IN CRYPTO IS] AS GOOD AS AN INVESTMENT IN THE INTERNET 10 YEARS AGO. TESLA MADE 2,000%, FACEBOOK MADE 1,000%, GOOGLE MADE 1,000%. THIS IS THE SAME THING BUT EARLIER IN THE CYCLE. MY LONG-TERM VIEW IS SELLING CRYPTO NOW IS LIKE…
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Whats the most weirdest program you have written with PHP?

This is taken from reddit.com/r/php A local radio station were running a competition where they had three celebrities all say 1 word form a 3 word phrase. Every time someone phoned in they published the wrong and right guesses on their facebook page. I wrote a script that stored those values and ticked them off…
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Really Read It

Read articles and get free pizza

really read.it is a fun way to actually read articles every day. I know that we all love to skim through, but if you had a purpose (like PIZZA) then would you really read it? https://reallyread.it/  

Plastic Bag Found at the Bottom of World’s Deepest Ocean Trench

The Mariana Trench—the deepest point in the ocean—extends nearly 36,000 feet down in a remote part of the Pacific Ocean. But if you thought the trench could escape the global onslaught of plastics pollution, you would be wrong. A recent study revealed that a plastic bag, like the kind given away at grocery stores, is now the…
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Kids Can’t Tell Time Anymore

Schools in England are removing analog clocks from classrooms because students can’t tell time with them since they only understand digital clocks. While this may be shocking – Jimmy had the feeling that we might have the same problem here. So we went out on the street to ask kids if they know what time…
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