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    Mathematicians find a completely new way to write the number 3

    Get a third-grade math text and practice. Or practice algebraic division.
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    Getting sick of Microsoft Windows

    How much do you make playing games? iOS Apps market is pretty big.
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    Getting sick of Microsoft Windows

    If companies don't trust Google, why should you?
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    Getting sick of Microsoft Windows

    What if you're running some very large Windows trading programs? Developing iOS Apps?
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    Getting sick of Microsoft Windows

    The problem is the additional overhead with VMs.
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    Getting sick of Microsoft Windows

    The analogy that would be more apt: if the best chefs in the world ate at McDonalds, that would make it the best choice.
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    Mathematicians find a completely new way to write the number 3

    I looked at this and thought: they need to use negative numbers?
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    3 days until National Cheeseburger Day

    Vegetarian day for me.
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    Getting sick of Microsoft Windows

    A lot of companies offer a choice to attract university graduates and a lot of university graduates like the macOS operating system and hardware. You need macOS to do iOS App Development If you're an engineering company making software for Windows, Mac and Linux, you are best off with a Mac...
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    Getting sick of Microsoft Windows

    I work with 20,000 engineers. We offer Macs and Lenovos. A lot of people choose Macs. At Google, you're offered Lenovo or Mac. The vast majority choose Mac.
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    Getting sick of Microsoft Windows

    Windows is derived from VMS, not Unix. Wine isn't perfect and sometimes you run into incompatibilities between the application, WINE and/or the operating system. Virtual Machines have a hardware cost and no, you can't run macOS on a Linux VM. Legally.
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    Are you getting a flu shot?

    They will pay out sometimes even if they think that vaccines weren't involved. Scientists in the life sciences take the vaccine as do doctors. If these guys, with more knowledge of biology, than anyone out there take it, then I'm good with it. Research isn't that hard to find; though most...
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    Are you getting a flu shot?

    A billion dollars isn't a lot of money these days. There were 6,770 awards at an average of $570,000 per award. That's 0.002% of the population. And that's over a period of decades.
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    Are you getting a flu shot?

    MA is usually the worst state for Flu. It arrives first there, is the state with the most cases the latest and the severity is the highest.
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    Are you getting a flu shot?

    My experience is that you have to ask for the alternate vaccine and you may need to pay for it too. States provide vaccines free of charge to clinics, hospitals, etc. So you normally get what everyone else gets. One of the vaccine combos that are kids were supposed to get had known problems so...
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