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# Tweaked Win10 Initial Setup Script
# Primary Author: Disassembler <disassembler@dasm.cz>
# Modified by: alirobe <alirobe@alirobe.com> based on my personal preferences.
# Version: 2.6.1, 2017-08-02
# Primary Author Source: https://github.com/Disassembler0/Win10-Initial-Setup-Script
# Tweaked Source: https://gist.github.com/alirobe/7f3b34ad89a159e6daa1/
# Tweak difference:
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# @alirobe's version is a subset focused on safely disabling telemetry, 'smart' features, and 3rd party bloat ...
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Rich Hickey on becoming a better developer

Rich Hickey • 3 years ago

Sorry, I have to disagree with the entire premise here.

A wide variety of experiences might lead to well-roundedness, but not to greatness, nor even goodness. By constantly switching from one thing to another you are always reaching above your comfort zone, yes, but doing so by resetting your skill and knowledge level to zero.

Mastery comes from a combination of at least several of the following:

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Screencapture and animated gifs

I say "animated gif" but in reality I think it's irresponsible to be serving "real" GIF files to people now. You should be serving gfy's, gifv's, webm, mp4s, whatever. They're a fraction of the filesize making it easier for you to deliver high fidelity, full color animation very quickly, especially on bad mobile connections. (But I suppose if you're just doing this for small audiences (like bug reporting), then LICEcap is a good solution).

Capturing (Easy)

  1. Launch quicktime player
  2. do Screen recording

screen shot 2014-10-22 at 11 16 23 am

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This just got linked to by the Y combinator news account, without proper context,
so a brief introduction: A month ago (end of May / early June 2014) I had a
Twitter conversation with a bunch of acquaintances. One tweet in the middle
of that thread, with obligatory hyperbole, was me saying that I think VR is
bad news.
Well, that part of the thread (but not the rest that provides context) recently
got retweeted, and then someone asked me if I could explain what I mean by that,
and because Twitter is a great platform for delivering 140 character slogans and
not so great for lengthy explanations, I wrote this. So, obligatory disclaimer:
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Studying for a Tech Interview Sucks, so Here's a Cheat Sheet to Help

This list is meant to be a both a quick guide and reference for further research into these topics. It's basically a summary of that comp sci course you never took or forgot about, so there's no way it can cover everything in depth. It also will be available as a gist on Github for everyone to edit and add to.

Data Structure Basics

###Array ####Definition:

  • Stores data elements based on an sequential, most commonly 0 based, index.
  • Based on tuples from set theory.
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/* NOTE: this function requires the Google Maps "geometry" library which
Radarmatic does not currently load. It would need to load Maps with:
http://maps.google.com/maps/api/js?libraries=geometry&sensor=false */
function sweepArc(context, center_x, center_y, radius, width,
start_angle, end_angle) {
/* Special case: if we are being asked to draw the big gray circle
around the current radar site, then draw a big gray circle. */
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