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One thing all travelers should do for good connectivity in the hotel. A good connection to the web is no longer merely a nice-to-have feature in a hotel for business travelers.

One thing all travelers should do for good connectivity in the hotel

Having a reliable htoel connection is often mandatory for getting work done on the road Fortunately, a web site makes finding hotels with strong internet connectivity easier. The hotelwifitest web site has a dynamic database that is populated by hotel guests running actual speed tests in their rooms to report Wi-Fi performance during their stay. The procedure has two phases. The first is the collection of the connection statistics as stated. Many travelers are regularly running speed tests in hotels. The statistics for each hotel are more reliable than other sites that rate connection quality because they are generated by actual speed tests, and not simple ratings. The second phase comes into play when folks want to find a hotel with good connectivity.

There is a check box on the left of the search screen that you don't want to overlook, which only presents hotels with free Wi-Fi. Teemo/Background. Signs that you're a bad programmer - Software Engineering Tips. Why was this written?

Signs that you're a bad programmer - Software Engineering Tips

Most of these faults were discovered the hard way by the author himself, either because he committed them himself or saw them in the work of others. This paper is not meant for grading programmers, it was intended to be read by programmers who trust their ability to judge when something is a sign of bad practice, and when it's a consequence of special circumstances. This paper was written to force its author to think, and published because he thinks you lot would probably get a kick out of it, too. 1. Inability to reason about code Reasoning about code means being able to follow the execution path ("running the program in your head") while knowing what the goal of the code is. Symptoms. My Top 100 Programming, Computer and Science Books: Part One. I was recently interviewed by Fog Creek and one of the questions was about my favorite programming, coding and development books.

My Top 100 Programming, Computer and Science Books: Part One

I got very excited by this question as I'm a huge book nerd. And by a huge book nerd I mean I'm crazy about science, computer and programming books. Every few months I spend a day or two researching the latest literature and buying the most interesting titles. I could probably go on forever about my favorite books. I've so many. I was so excited about this question that I decided to start a new article series here on catonmat about my top 100 programming, software development, science, physics, mathematics and computer books. Why can’t we read anymore? Spending time with friends, or family, I often feel a soul-deep throb coming from that perfectly engineered wafer of stainless steel and glass and rare earth metals in my pocket.

Why can’t we read anymore?

Touch me. Look at me. You might find something marvellous. This sickness is not limited to when I am trying to read, or once-in-a-lifetime events with my daughter. At work, my concentration is constantly broken: finishing writing an article (this one, actually), answering that client’s request, reviewing and commenting on the new designs, cleaning up the copy on the About page. Joel Grus – Data Science From Scratch: First Principles with Python. The days are long but the decades are short. I turned 30 last week and a friend asked me if I'd figured out any life advice in the past decade worth passing on.

The days are long but the decades are short

I'm somewhat hesitant to publish this because I think these lists usually seem hollow, but here is a cleaned up version of my answer: 1) Never put your family, friends, or significant other low on your priority list. Prefer a handful of truly close friends to a hundred acquaintances. Don’t lose touch with old friends. Occasionally stay up until the sun rises talking to people. Hiking the 2,650-Mile Pacific Crest Trail. Colin Arisman overlooking the Sierras near the summit of Mt.

Hiking the 2,650-Mile Pacific Crest Trail

Whitney Last week, hundreds of hikers gathered in Campo, a tiny town resting on the border of California and Mexico, and set off northbound to tackle one of the longest, toughest trails in America. Stretching 2,650 miles from Mexico to Canada, the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) meanders through harsh desert terrain, roller coasters up and down 13,000-foot Sierra peaks, and winds its way through the vast, pristine wildernesses of Oregon and Washington. In total, it crosses 25 national forests and 7 national parks, all of which greatly vary in temperature, terrain, and climate. 50 Unique and Useful Websites. In the internet world when we surfing the browser we can see millions of websites, blogs, gaming sites.

50 Unique and Useful Websites

Websites are categorized as personal resource, travel, education, general internet etc. But if you visit a website that may be useful and interested for you but another one feels that’s not special for him. Internet is an amazing source and they offer some useful websites for the users. Here we go with the list of 50 unique and useful websites on the internet useful for everyone.

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