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  • Stackhouse shared from Hackers & Painters: Big Ideas from the Computer Age by Paul Graham
    humor is related to strength. To have a sense of humor is to be strong: to keep one’s sense of humor is to shrug off misfortunes, and to lose one’s sense of humor is to be wounded by them.
  • Stackhouse shared from Hackers & Painters: Big Ideas from the Computer Age by Paul Graham
    If Lenin walked around the offices of a company like Yahoo or Intel or Cisco, he’d think communism had won. Everyone would be wearing the same clothes, have the same kind of office (or rather, cubicle) with the same furnishings, and address one another by their first names instead of by honorifics. Everything would seem exactly as he’d predicted, until he looked at their bank accounts. Oops.
  • Stackhouse shared from Hackers & Painters: Big Ideas from the Computer Age by Paul Graham
    Software is particularly suitable for price discrimination, because the marginal cost is close to zero. This is why some software costs more to run on Suns than on Intel boxes: a company that uses Suns is not interested in saving money and can safely be charged more.
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  • Stackhouse shared from Effective Java (2nd Edition) (Java Series) by Joshua Bloch
    Thread groups are best viewed as an unsuccessful experiment, and you should simply ignore their existence.
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  • Stackhouse shared from a Personal Document
    64 bit numeric variables (double and long) that are not declared volatile (see Section 3.1.4). The Java Memory Model requires fetch and store operations to be atomic, but for nonvolatile long and double variables, the JVM is permitted to treat a 64 bit read or write as two separate 32 bit operations.
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