Whats the most avant garde GNU/Linux distro?
All trolling aside, give me the one BEST reason to use a Linux OS instead of Windows.
When will this meme end? We should just fucking stay in Summer time all year.
You want to move here.
but really it is pointless now that everyone is inside in an office anyway and farmers get up whenever they want especially since the statistics show it costs the nation millions in stress and missed hours due to forgetting to change the time. This is what a 300 year old policy made because of candles
How the heck does internets analyze 14 billion images in a split second? I can't fathom how this is possible.
slight damage on palmrest
how do I learn reverse engineering?
What does /g/ think of Sprint? Currently I have AT&T, but I'm considering switching.
Nominate the best options for sharing files on the web.
General file: ?
Points awarded for simplicity, speediness of website, nice UI, allows for deletion, automatic link shortener, embeded viewing, privacy-conscious.
Why people don't use Celeron and laugh when they hear its name?
So why do you support encryption, /g/?
Are you a terrorist?
Let's discuss the future of web browsers.
I am really concerned about the general direction almost all browsers are going. I have been fine with Firefox for the last 11 years or so, but the recent events have made me flip my shit. This includes the adding of antifeatures no one ever wanted, like australis, webrtc,addon signing, hello and pocket and the removal of a bunch of good features everyone liked. the cherry on top is mozilla dropping XUL extensions.
If everything continues like this, Firefox will suffer the same destiny as every other browser. It will turn...
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To be honest I'm more concerned with how websites are going.
If they weren't such bloated pieces of shit then we would be able to use almost any shitty browser like Midori or what have you.
But no, gotta cram countless of scripts and flash files in there because when you mouse over a button it needs to have a 4 minute animation.
this is true, but it can be dealt with with addons such as noscript. the thing is that the existence of such addons will not be possible if mozilla drops XUL extension support while trying to imitate chrome.
i think fixing websites will turn fix browsers to some extent
i have always wondered why autist webmasters cram so much un needed shit into their sites
it just creates security holes and makes the site slower
What kind of t-shirts /g/ wear? I'd like something that makes other programmers/tech-related people get that i know this kind of stuff yet doesnt look autistic as fuck. Is pic rel okay? Should i ask /fa/ instead?
What's the best intro to Python?
If nothing comes up, I'm going with diveintopython.pdf
Background: I've watched the Standford lectures, intro to programming, years ago and got the files. I know Mathematica well, coded in MatLab before and am into Haskell (or rather I'm interested in dependent type systems).
Context: Now I'm going on a project where I talk with intstruments (visa) and write a GUI (Qt, probably).
Where does math come in when it comes to programming. I mean, all these people are telling me you need to be good at math to be a good programmer. I don't understand why though.
Anyone explain please?