One of the many things you’ll learn as a new programmer is that the placement of your code in a document is mostly irrelevant from the perspective of the computer.
For anytime you are learning something new, you can basically just fill in the blank to the statement “[whatever it is you’re trying to learn] a little bit every day.” Learning to code is no exception.
During the last few months, I’ve done a lot of exploring of what options exist for aspiring developers.
So, I’m about to post a response as to why I both agree and disagree that Twitter sort of has Jumped The Shark of late, when I happened to take a gander at Digg and came across this fine piece of ironic Diggxtapositioning: To me, this perfectly exemplifies the confused, convoluted, what-the-hell-is-this and by-the-way-I-totally-love-it thing we call Twitter. I actually even go through my own Jekyll and Hyde phases with Twitter, sometimes from one tweet to the next, one moment finding it incredibly useful, particularly when fellow tweeters share first-dibbs info to their followers about upcoming events or useful stuff, such as discounts on products or whatever.
For those of you who want to bid Dubyah farewell (I, for one, will not be missing him) and bid President Obama Aloha, you can do so at Public Sentiment.
Was reading the article Apple’s New Notebooks: What We Should Expect on the Wired blog, and came across what pretty much sums up Apple’s business philosophy: Apple customarily comes late to the game, sitting and watching and then releasing its own, usually better, take on the current offerings.
Was checking out the Google 10th Birthday site, which is kind of cool, in a Trivial Pursuit kind of way, but then came across something even cooler – the Google 10 to the 100th project, which essentially is a contest for who can propose the best idea that will help the most people.