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duerig
    @tomcat Hasn't it always just been 'the tubes'? :-) @johngordon
    duerig
      @johngordon I think it was more likely to be referred to as Arpanet. Maybe pick up a copy of Cuckoo's Egg and see what verbiage Clifford Stoll uses there.
      duerig
        @chriskrycho The really annoying thing about math symbols isn't that they are is abstractions invented for paper and pencil. It is that so many of them are overloaded to mean different things in different places. Like the old joke: sin(x)/cos(x) = in/co
        duerig
          @chriskrycho At the end of the day, the 'visceral' patterns that the linked author shows are just a different set of abstract symbols. And those new set of symbols will seem more intuitive to some and less intuitive to others.
          duerig
            @chriskrycho This is an interesting question. I think my answer is close to yours. We have great patterns for modeling the world right now. We should work hard on adding new patterns. But this doesn't make the old patterns obsolete.
            duerig
              @matthewmspace More and more things are just better to buy online.
              duerig
                Three articles on the same blog in the same day: First [www.lawyersgunsmoneyblog.com] Second [www.lawyersgunsmoneyblog.com] third [www.lawyersgunsmoneyblog.com] I am confused about what the overall policy should be. If I want to be ethical and if I agree with the author, why is boycott reasonable in one case but not the other?
                duerig
                  @mttmccb @matigo @33mhz I have only ever tried to upload using the client side version. Not with node.js. Make sure to use the formdata or equivalent. And I found it easier to create and upload the file in two different calls.
                  duerig
                    @matthewmspace Yeah. Android Marzipan would be much better as a name.
                    duerig
                      @johngordon There are more and more things which it doesn't even occur to me to look for locally. And when I do, I am invariably going to compare it with the online price.
                      duerig
                        @johngordon For your larger point, I think this is a sign of our times. There is a vicious circle whereby online retail cannibalizes sales most of rarer items. So stores start to focus more on common goods and that pushes more people online for rare ones.
                        duerig
                          @johngordon Take a look at the three options at McMaster Carr. http://www.mcmaster.com/#storm-door-latches/=xb5r6z I have been ordering from their website a lot recently.
                          duerig
                            @33mhz I had forgotten about Seed. The modules are actually stored on app.net using the files/messages API. @currentswithin
                            duerig
                              @currentswithin Hmm. There must be a bug with upgrades. I'll try to take a look soon and will add this to github. Feel free to email me at duerig at jonathonduerig dot com and then I can email you back when I have a bug fix.
                              duerig
                                @currentswithin Hmm. I am trying to figure out how to add upgrades myself now. This seems much less inuitive to me than back when I wrote it. :)
                                duerig
                                  @currentswithin Oh. I am starting to remember. There are the things you can buy to unlock upgrades. They are a list in order and each one opens the ability globally for you to upgrade any of your buildings of that type.
                                  duerig
                                    @currentswithin I don't recall if I ever put the code on github or not. If I haven't, I would be happy to do so and point you to it.
                                    duerig
                                      @currentswithin Hi. I haven't looked at it in a while. But if I recall correctly, you need to click the wrench to switch to upgrade mode.
                                      duerig
                                        @konrad It was precisely the dehumanization and economic thinking about relationships that @oluseyi called out as dysfunctional before. People obsessed with eking out the best 'deals' possible from those around them.
                                        duerig
                                          @matthewmspace As is right and proper.