Quote of the day

December 6th, 2013 by Terrence Miao 1 comment »

John Glenn, is a retired United States Marine Corps pilot, astronaut, and United States senator. When he was asked what it felt like sitting atop the rocket, ready to launch?

"I wasn’t scared, but I was up there looking around, and suddenly I realized I was sitting on top of a rocket built by the lowest bidder."

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The Epic Split – two Volvo trucks driven backward …

December 6th, 2013 by Terrence Miao No comments »

The Epic Split – two Volvo trucks driven backward …

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British Airways Digital Billboard

December 6th, 2013 by Terrence Miao No comments »

British Airways has launched a digital billboard campaign that is capable of highlighting flight specifics as planes pass overhead.

The advertisements use GPS positioning to detect which aircraft is zooming by, relaying information about its point of origin and destination.

The #lookup digital signs feature a video of a toddler, who points upwards at the planes in question and satisfies the curiosity of wistful onlookers by providing details of the sunny climates holidaymakers are journeying towards.

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Prepare for a house price plateau

December 5th, 2013 by Terrence Miao 3 comments »

Low interest rates are likely to support house prices in the year ahead but subdued household income growth means investors shouldn’t count on them rising much further.

Read more - http://www.businessspectator.com.au/article/2013/12/4/property/prepare-house-price-plateau

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Git integration in IntelliJ 13, repository on GitHub, with Cherry Pick … 

December 4th, 2013 by Terrence Miao 4 comments »

Git integration in IntelliJ 13, repository on GitHub, with Cherry Pick … 

Git integration in IntelliJ 13, repository on GitHub 

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For all the good things of being a static language

December 3rd, 2013 by Terrence Miao 3 comments »

For all the good things of being a static language

For all the good things of being a static language

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Flowplayer is an Open Source streaming video player written in JavaScript and Flash,…

November 30th, 2013 by Terrence Miao 1 comment »

Flowplayer is an Open Source streaming video player written in JavaScript and Flash, which can be embedded within web pages.

It can play flash video. Some of the features include a high level of customization possibilities, JavaScript API, plug-in architecture and support for various streaming servers.

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The video player for the Web · Flowplayer
Flowplayer design is simple and minimalistic. The player will look as good on your site as it looks on ours. Fluid layout. The only completely responsive player on the market. Custom start and end screens. Use a custom design before and after the video. Use any HTML and CSS while …

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One senior Microsoft executive usually responded to a Dave Cutler complaint with…

November 29th, 2013 by Terrence Miao No comments »

One senior Microsoft executive usually responded to a Dave Cutler complaint with the succint statement, "Fuck Dave." When asked why, the executive excused his boorishnes with the reply, "Cutler tells me to fuck off all the time."

The biggest dream for a programmer is to write an Operating System. Dave Cutler designed and developed THREE Operating Systems – VMS for VAX machine, Windows NT for PC, and OS for XBox.

At age of 71, he still codes on daily basis.

There is no official bibliography of Dave Cutler. G. Pascal Zachary's book tells you what a person Dave Culter is.

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Show Stopper!: The Breakneck Race to Create Windows NT and the Next Generation at Microsoft: G. Pascal Zachary: 9780029356715: Amazon.com: Books
Show Stopper!: The Breakneck Race to Create Windows NT and the Next Generation at Microsoft [G. Pascal Zachary] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The phenomenal success of Bill Gates and his Microsoft Corporation hinges, above all, on an ability to look to the future. Not content with holding a bulging share of the market for software applications
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