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The Man Who Saved the World
запуск! запуск! The year was 1983, and it was early in the morning in a bunker near Moscow when the sirens went off. The word запуск was displayed in bold red letters. A man stood up and stared at the screen. Perspiration began to gather around his temples.
To All The Past “Me”s
To me, age 8: Don’t listen to her, she doesn’t actually know who you are or who you will want to be. Find ways around all of the arbitrary rules you get caught up in to do the things you want to do. Trust me, they exist. I know, I know — rules are there for a reason, you’ve got to follow them. But honestly… you usually don’t. It’s easier to ask for forgiveness than permission.
The Ninety-Ninety Rule And Pareto’s Principle
90/90 — The Funny One The 90/90 rule is a tongue-in-cheek “law” of software development. It states: The first 90% of the code you write is responsible for the first 90% of development time. The last 10% of the code you write is responsible for the last 90% of development time.
11 Weird Words and Where They Came From
Ever wonder where certain words in the English language came from? And why some seem to make complete sense, while others just seem nonsensical? From portmanteaus to branding to the classics of literature, many of our words have similar entry points into the modern English lexicon.
It’s Ok to Use the Passive Voice in Your Writing
Beginner advice is for beginners The passive voice is generally considered such a curse to writers that there now exist apps specifically built to locate and underline it with bright red squiggly lines. Think about that! Teams of developers creating tools that are devoted to automatically fixing a simple writing habit!