For GIT GUI users on Windows… When browsing for repository locations you may get the error “Drive already exists…” Simply remove the “C:\” from the GIT GUI command line after selecting the folder in Windows and you’ll be good to go!
“There are two ideas of government,” William Jennings Bryan declared in his 1896 “Cross of Gold” speech. “There are those who believe that if you will only legislate to make the well-to-do prosperous their prosperity will leak through on those below. The Democratic idea, however, has been that if you legislate to make the masses […]
Geesh! I wrote a blog post last week about what I thought was a rather clever article about what I presumed might be “Preferred” Google abbreviations in NAPS (Name, Address, Phone) usage across the Web. In fact, I’m taking a very difficult Data Analysis (DA) nanodegree with Udacity and in my Data Wrangling project I strongly suggest in […]
So, if you are a search engine company, say, Google, and you have data centers all across the planet and a significant amount of the work that those data centers do is to parse text (and I mean LOTS of text) every microsecond of every day, then you could see why search engines might want […]
“I can only say that I firmly believe in the greatest stimulating and educative power of imaginative, fantastic, and playful pictures and writings for children in their most impressionable years – a view that most unfortunately, I consider, has its opponents in these matter-of-fact days. Children will make no mistake in the way of confusing […]
Hey, if you can spare about $5 a month, please support journalism by purchasing a digital subscription to the New York Times or Washington Post or a local newspaper of your choice. What on earth would we do without them? NYT and WAPO both deserve Pulitzers [and more] for their political reporting this year. I support them […]
Professional journalism is the only thing [it seems] between us and the terror of fake news and George Orwell’s predictions like DoubleThink and pronouncements from “The Ministry of Truth.” Journalists must keep doing their job, please, please, please. We need you so badly in this alternative universe we find ourselves in. Also very happy to […]
1960 may have been the year when public trust in the United States government began its long, fitful descent into the dark abyss of mistrust in which we now find ourselves. Strangely, the U.S. government’s slide towards the dark side of deceit might have begun in the modern era with a straight-shooting president: Ike. President […]