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26  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Prim Does Your Laundry. Pickup, Wash, Fold, Delivery, Awesome (techcrunch.com) on: July 26, 2013, 07:04:21 AM
Either way, laundry is a chore, and new Y Combinator startup Prim wants to do it for you. You can schedule Prim online to come to your place, pick up your laundry, have it washed and folded at a top-notch laundromat, and deliver it back to you. $25 for a bag. It’s that easy.

http://techcrunch.com/2013/07/25/prim-laundry/

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You go online and select from their upcoming 9am-11am or 8pm-10pm pickup and drop-off windows. You throw your clothes in a garbage bag and wait for Prim’s text that it’ll be there in 15 minutes. The driver calls when they arrive. You can hand them the bag, leave it with your doorman, or if you’re comfortable, give them a copy of your key or send a photo of it and they’ll make a copy so they can just come into your place and grab the bag.

Wait, what?
27  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: Why the NSA Doesn’t Want You to Have a BlackBerry on: July 25, 2013, 08:00:08 AM
Nobody wants you to have a Blackberry!
28  DonationCoder.com Software / MEWLO Web Framework / Re: Yumps reboots as Mewlo - I'm Looking for Teammates on: July 19, 2013, 10:12:07 AM
 Thmbsup I feel this is going to be really interesting!!
29  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: Own your identity on: July 19, 2013, 06:44:45 AM
Yesterday I finally took my own advice and moved my primary email from @gmail.com to my own domain. This will make it a lot easier to move to another mail service in the future.

If you wait until you're forced to migrate, chances are friends will send email to the old address for some time.
30  DonationCoder.com Software / Post New Requests Here / Re: C++ program problem on: July 17, 2013, 04:20:44 AM
ClickOff might already be doing what you want.
31  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: Domain Name Registrars on: July 17, 2013, 04:19:00 AM
If you are still looking I can second Hover. As a nice bonus when you transfer domains to them they will add a year to your current expiry date, rather than from the point of transfer.
32  Other Software / Developer's Corner / Re: Microsoft gives app developers 180 days to fix bugs on: July 17, 2013, 04:17:14 AM
This can only be good for consumers. Half a year seems a very long time for exploits to be developed? I understand it might take longer than a month, but maybe the only way to push this policy through Microsoft and their partners was to be generous with the time limit, with the hope that it might be changed in the future.
33  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: SimCity - EA shows us all how to ruin a landmark game with DRM. on: April 03, 2013, 09:50:37 AM
Controversially, I like the game smiley I'm aware of the limitations of the simulation but that's how I treat all games regardless, so the problems are just challenges to me. So far have not found anything that I can't build around.
34  Other Software / DC Gamer Club / Rogue likes for PC on: February 19, 2013, 03:16:01 AM
I seem to have become a fan of the genre of "rogue like" games. I've heard this originated with Gauntlet, but I am only familiar with IOS games like "Sword of Fargoal", "Dungelot" and "Dungeon Raid". All of these are excellent. I really like the character progression, randomized dungeons etc.
Could anyone point me to good rogue likes for PC?
35  Special User Sections / N.A.N.Y. 2013 / Re: NANY 2013: wordpress-basetheme on: February 12, 2013, 06:11:29 AM
Found another one called Starkers (http://nathanstaines.com/articles/starkers-html5/)
36  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Convert PDF to DOC in a special way... on: December 04, 2012, 04:04:12 AM
What Renegade says. You will end up with a blurry form with sharp overlays, especially when printed.
37  Other Software / Announce Your Software/Service/Product / Re: Ratemyava - Second Life avatar rating game on: December 04, 2012, 03:47:05 AM
It didn't work out. Time for something else.
38  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Separating features into Basic and Advanced on: November 29, 2012, 01:01:36 PM
I really dislike options, both as a developer and a user. Of course im in the minority here. However, if you measure option usage somehow you could hide / remove those where nearly all users agree, and keep the focus on divisive options where many people disagree.

Worth thinking about. All the options are probably not needed and make it harder to understand the character of the program, introduce more bugs, and add a learning curve.

Also I would hide all divisive options you want to keep in a combo box and away from the interface.
39  Special User Sections / N.A.N.Y. 2013 / Re: NANY 2013: wordpress-basetheme on: November 29, 2012, 05:56:40 AM
1.1 now available
Download | View on GitHub

changes:
* updated styling and version
* previous next buttons on singles
* ie style targeting (unused), remove admin bar until supported, top nav
* archives added and accessibility improvement
* date permalinks
* consistent titling
* edit link in footer, no home
* moved comments into its own template file
* padding issue
40  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Keyboard shortcut of the day on: November 27, 2012, 03:30:21 AM
Great contributions everyone smiley
41  Special User Sections / N.A.N.Y. 2013 / Re: NANY 2013: wordpress-basetheme on: November 23, 2012, 08:35:39 AM
Compared to starting from scratch: This is faster than that plus gives you a better base than piecing together snippets from the wordpress documentation, I have some of the work.
It's also (or will become with your help tongue) a more reusable base to build off of than other themes and base themes I have seen around because I have left out functionality that is custom to your theme while sensibly implementing shared functionality.
42  Special User Sections / N.A.N.Y. 2013 / NANY 2013: wordpress-basetheme on: November 23, 2012, 07:54:05 AM
I’ve released a first look at “WordPress Base Theme“, a bare bones base for your own themes:

* DRY (don't repeat yourself)
* KISS (keep it simple stupid)
* easily customisable WordPress base theme.
* uses post formats (standard and link have been implemented)

You can build on this to speed up your own theme development. It's so minimal that I wouldn't recommend it as your final site theme. Instead it makes it trivial to apply your design to a wordpress blog, or to build out from this starting point.




There must be some wordpress users on DC, so feedback is welcome smiley Pull requests are also.
43  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Keyboard shortcut of the day on: November 21, 2012, 03:33:52 AM
I want to nominate ctrl-backspace for keyboard shortcut of the day. I have been using pcs for close to 20 years now and never realised that you could remove the previous word using ctrl-backspace!

Any unusual shortcuts you think we should know about?
44  Special User Sections / N.A.N.Y. 2013 / Re: NANY 2013: Carbon - website / blogging framework [alpha] on: November 14, 2012, 03:07:24 AM
Don't get too excited it's just Georgia. Unless you don't have that, and because I haven't specified a fallback, you will see some times new roman or something and that would explain your comment  cheesy
45  Special User Sections / N.A.N.Y. 2013 / Re: NANY 2013: Carbon - website / blogging framework [alpha] on: November 13, 2012, 04:49:47 AM
You sure you're looking at this?
http://screencast.com/t/GWPQ1E48g
46  Special User Sections / N.A.N.Y. 2013 / Re: NANY 2013: Carbon - website / blogging framework [alpha] on: November 12, 2012, 07:49:38 AM
My own site is now carbonated (still adding content)
47  DonationCoder.com Software / Easy Screencast Recorder / Re: Easy Screencast Recorder - NANY 2013 Entry on: November 07, 2012, 04:26:48 AM
Captain Capture
48  Special User Sections / N.A.N.Y. 2013 / Re: NANY 2013: Carbon - website / blogging framework [alpha] on: November 06, 2012, 03:30:45 AM
Another screencast:
* Creating a new post using the admin interface
* Using the generate site feature to create a full static cache
* using the powershell deployment script to deploy to my host over sftp

In under 2 mins!
http://screencast.com/t/JRijwzqMA94

And:
carbon with better powershell support (in develop): http://screencast.com/t/ALcrjU7csKM
49  Special User Sections / N.A.N.Y. 2013 / Re: NANY 2013: Carbon - website / blogging framework [alpha] on: November 05, 2012, 09:13:34 AM
0.2.3 - refinement and bugfixes:
    config: Admin password now needs to be manually enabled
    cache: Correctly generate htaccess
    deployment: only replace hostnames in text files
    cache: only write cache when caching is enabled.
    theme: remove older articles link (non functional)
    deployment: new feature - replace hostname from a to b before deploying cached site

https://github.com/svandr.../carbon/archive/0.2.3.zip

I also broke a bunch of links by changing my main website to a almost empty carbon install. (old site still available)
50  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: Files aren’t property, says US government on: November 05, 2012, 08:52:07 AM
As long as the government hasn't signed my acceptable use agreement which retroactively applies rights to files I've uploaded, they can't do anything! Muhaha.

But seriously,
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Apparently your property rights "become severely limited" if you allow someone else to host your data under standard cloud computing arrangements. This argument isn't limited in any way to Megaupload -- it would apply if the third party host was Amazon's S3 or Google Apps or or Apple iCloud.   
There's a difference between services that are aimed at sharing information with the public, like Megaupload, and services that have private information, such as iCloud. Just need a few appeals and case law before they'll realise, hopefully.
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