Or can it be bartered? If you were given the choice between giving up cpu time, giving up privacy, or giving up money, to reimburse a developer for their time, which would you choose? If you don’t feed us, do we not starve? RT @ppinternational: uTorrent client is stealing your CPU cycles to mine #bitcoin … More Is your CPU time there to be stolen?
There’s a bit of a meme going about trying to explain The Monty Hall problem. It’s an interesting statistical problem because the result appears at first to be counterintuitive. The basic formulation comes from a game show, where the final round consisted of three boxes, and behind 1 is a car, and the other 2 … More The Monty Hall problem
As a software developer, I take a keen interest in the platforms I am developing on, as that’s often the one thing I have least control over, given that the customer will ultimately be installing in their environment in most cases. As a Windows developer with an Android phone, this story particularly interests me from … More Can’t patch, won’t patch