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Coding is an Art – Daniel Stenberg

I consider coding an art. I really do. Good coders are cool people and coders who aren't good shouldn't be paid to code. Good coders are not as popular nor important today that I'd like them to be. Quality code is usually a forgotten issue in the huge corporate developing of today. All people are thought to do equally good. I wish people one day will realize that some people do better code, some do worse code. I'll become more appreciated that day.

You simply aren't a skilled programmer after a few years in college. You need time and time in front of a computer
bent over a keyboard. You need hundreds of hard hours hacking.

Daniel Stenberg

As well as being a great open source contributor Daniel has also writen some great intros on

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does facebook own the metro ?

Another day means yet another article about facebook in the metro !

Todays facebook story is

  • Half of firms ban facebook

Here are some other technology stories in todays metro

  • Monster website cracked !
  • Does Google have too many cookies ?
  • Arm wrestling arcade game machine breaks three players arms !
  • Extra-marital dating website says men travel 212km to have affairs while women only travel 17km !

BUT
there are plenty of other social media networks out there so why do we never hear about VOX, NING, XING in the metro ?

OR
maybe PC Pro own the metro and are slowly turning it into a daily newspaper for geeks and hackers !

Now that I would read EVERYDAY !

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BBC Yahoo! London Hack Day 2007

Have you applied (and been accepted) yet to the BBC Yahoo London Hack Day ?

Hack Day: London, June 16/17 2007

You’ve now got two weeks to start thinking about what kind of hack you want
to build, and—if you want—to find other people to hack with.

This is what you need to know before the day:

  • Doors open 9am at the Palm Court entrance of Alexandra Palace…
  • Talks start at 10am and run to 2pm when the hacking begins…
  • There will be wi-fi throughout, but no free computers. Bring your own!
  • There will be space to sleep if you want to bring a sleeping bag…

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