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A Better Way to Practice

A Better Way to Practice

Signs that you're a bad programmer - Software Engineering Tips Why was this written? 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 Remedies To get over this deficiency a programmer can practice by using the IDE's own debugger as an aide, if it has the ability to step through the code one line at a time. 2. Object Oriented Programming is an example of a language model, as is Functional or Declarative programming. 3. 4.

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Ancestral Lines Evolutionary biologists use a cladogram, the treelike diagram of evolutionary branches or clades, to organize species into lines of evolutionary descent across time. Biologists use three types of evidence to deduce evolutionary connections: genetics, morphology, and geologic dating. (Behavior, normally a key part of evolutionary studies, can only be inferred in extinct species — for example, by examining the ecology in which the species flourished and the species adaptations for eating and locomotion.) Analyses of primate fossils and the genetic relatedness of living primates converge to the conclusion that humans and chimpanzees branched from a common ancestor about 7 million years ago. The rest of the puzzle must be deduced from morphology (physical form, as reconstructed from the bones) and geologic dating. The cladogram for human evolution shown above currently lacks key pieces of evidence. These are some of the most interesting but currently unanswered questions about human descent:

IBM solar collector magnifies sun by 2,000x (without cooking itself), costs 3x less than similar systems Cleverly combining solar PV with solar thermal to reach 80% conversion efficiency Concentrating the sun's ray onto solar photovoltaic (PV) modules requires walking the fine line between optimizing power output and not literally melting your very expensive super-high-efficiency solar cells. A team led by IBM Research seems to have found a way to push back the line. Waste not The beauty is that this heat is not just thrown away. A single collector can produce about 25 kilowatts of electricity. In the video below, IBM research scientist Bruno Michel gives an overview of the project: Keeping costs low It's great to see that efforts have been made to kind costs low. "The design of the system is elegantly simple," said Andrea Pedretti , chief technology officer at Airlight Energy. They are targeting a cost below $250 per square meter, which would be three-times lower than comparable systems and bring "levelized cost of energy" to less than 10 cents per kilowatt hour (KWh).

Inside America's luxury bomb shelters: The underground homes which have enough space for pools, basketball courts... and even private jets By James Nye PUBLISHED: 19:53 GMT, 20 May 2013 | UPDATED: 21:24 GMT, 20 May 2013 It is the latest boom in real estate to sweep the nation complete with all the features of luxury living such as indoor pools, gyms, basketball courts and in some rare cases room for your private airplane. The only catch is that the property is buried deep underground in bomb shelters designed to escape the apocalypse. Once thought of as spartan concrete tombs where heads of state and concerned families could wait for the nuclear fall out to drop, bomb shelters have over the past 15-years become highly desirable - with developers rushing to offer custom installations. Scroll Down for Video Hi-tech underground survival shelters -are going through a boom since the panic over the Mayan calender and the purported end of the world last year Now, some developers create 100,000 square foot underground homes that could also potentially house families for year - in the unlikely event of a disaster. See more at Vivos.

Native American Language Net: Preserving and promoting indigenous American Indian languages Ten Signs He Really Loves You Do you want to know whether he really loves you? There are so many telltale signs that will indicate your boyfriend really cares about you, but here are the top ten sure signs to check whether your relationship will stand the test of time. 1. He Looks Into Your Eyes When You Talk This sign is all about the body language. 2. If your boyfriend asks about your past, your dreams, your desires (not just sexual), your wants, your needs, how you feel inspired, what you love, or anything about you that relates to your thoughts intimately as an individual, you can be very sure that he wants what is best for you. 3. While touch is more important to some people than others, casual touches that are not necessarily sexual in nature are definitely signs he is letting you know that he loves you. 4. This is one of the most important indicators of a relationship that will stand the test of time. 5. Presents do not have to be expensive to be heartfelt. 6. 7. 8. 9. He treats you as his best friend. 10.

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Simple Ideas That Are Borderline Genius - 43 Pics Click Here For More Genius Ideas Japanese breakthrough will make wind power cheaper than nuclear NOTE: Some major wind projects like the proposed TWE Carbon Valley project in Wyoming are already pricing in significantly lower than coal power -- $80 per MWh for wind versus $90 per MWh for coal -- and that is without government subsidies using today's wind turbine technology. The International Clean Energy Analysis (ICEA) gateway estimates that the U.S. possesses 2.2 million km2 of high wind potential (Class 3-7 winds) — about 850,000 square miles of land that could yield high levels of wind energy. This makes the U.S. something of a Saudi Arabia for wind energy, ranked third in the world for total wind energy potential. The United States uses about 26.6 billion MWh's, so at the above rate we could satisfy a full one-third of our total annual energy needs. Now what if a breakthrough came along that potentially tripled the energy output of those turbines? You see where I'm going. Well, such a breakthrough has been made, and it's called the "wind lens." Editor's note: Want more info?

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