Words that make you sound smart. Programmer $wag.
Idempotence is the property of certain operations in mathematics and computer science, that can be applied multiple times without changing the result beyond the initial application.
a property of database transactions which are guaranteed to either completely occur, or have no effects
in computer science, especially parallel algorithms, an operation appears to occur at a single instant between its invocation and its response
The job of designers is to create amazing atomic units, and have people consume and interact with them.
Gathering data about your everyday life and logging it.
People will build systems that mimic the social structures the people are used to.
Person who wears a human suit during the day, but actually isn't a real human being. Reptile.
This situation got too saucy.
If !exists, insert. Else update.
to lose one's lunch
Too much PDA, I'm gonna lose my lunch soon
- A public meeting or workshop devoted to a concerted effort to solve a problem or plan the design of something.
- A period of intense work, typically undertaken in order to meet a deadline.
Device used to shoot oneself in the foot.
the quality of being convenient and practical despite possibly being improper or immoral
the way in which constituent parts are interrelated or arranged.
"the topology of a computer network"
So lacking in originality as to be obvious and boring.
"songs with banal, repeated words"
Person who spans a significant number of different subject areas, draws on complex bodies of knowledge to solve specific problems.
Nice phrases, makes you sound smarter.
current state is not guarantee for future state
Call no man happy until he is dead
can't have it both ways
Can't both have a cake and eat it too
influence & control
With more influence comes less control
don't let tradition dictate the future
It is easy to confuse "what is", with "what ought to be"
- Tyrion Lannister
recognize patterns and act on them
If one person tells you you have a tail, ignore them; if a hundred people tell you that, look behind you
eating a five course meal when all you wanted was a salad
any decent answer to an interesting question begins, "it depends..."
every note you play gets you closer to the perfection you seek
arguing with silly people
"Arguing with idiots is like playing chess with a pigeon; no matter how good you play the pigeon is going to knock over the pieces, crap on the board and strut around like he’s victorious.
Most advice is fear projection. Try and figure out how to give solicited advice from a position of strength.
Most advice is about helping people deal with the status quo, rather than changing the status quo.
It's not about getting it right the first time, it's about what you do when you fail.
You will never change anyone's mind if you think that the people that disagree with you are evil or stupid.