Interestingly enough, you will quickly find that if you are completely and self-deprecatingly truthful about how much you owe other people, the world at large will treat you as though you did every bit of the invention yourself and are just being becomingly modest about your innate genius.
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From the beginning of the project, I got bug reports of a quality most developers would kill for, often with good fixes attached. I got thoughtful criticism, I got fan mail, I got intelligent feature suggestions.
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source-code awareness by both parties greatly enhances both good communication and the synergy between what a beta-tester reports and what the core developer(s) know. In turn, this means that the core developers’ time tends to be well conserved, even with many collaborators.
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you assume that bugs are generally shallow phenomena—or, at least, that they turn shallow pretty quickly when exposed to a thousand eager co-developers pounding on every single new release.
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“the ferment, the innovation mostly takes place in the open part of the tool where a large and varied community can tinker with it.”
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Who would have thought that a world-class operating system could coalesce as if by magic out of part-time hacking by several thousand developers scattered all over the planet, connected only by the tenuous strands of the Internet?
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The privatization plan means the company will stop generating electricity and sell its power stations to the private sector. The so-called reforms have already cost 800 jobs. The Histadrut expects the privatization to result in between 5,000 and 6,000 job losses.
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Shreya says she had suffered because she is “a woman, an Indian woman and one who submitted to the advances of a senior, powerful man in the company with friends at the top”, and that she was singled out because she “dared to complain that she had been the victim of discrimination, intimidation and harassment”.
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500 workers working in the cafeteria of the Facebook office voted to form a union. This comes on the heels of cafeteria workers employed by Google and Intel organising into unions.
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“I see a lot of apathy for Unions. Very sad. They gave you: Weekends off, eight hour work day, Holidays off. And a safer workplace. People died in the fight to start unions for you. If you like working 60 hours a week on a regular basis; keep on disliking unions”
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The case of Royalty Pharma which earns billions of dollars every year from feeding on the diseases of millions of people all over the world is typical of today’s world. What it does for them? NOTHING.
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“Please wait, we are going to invent green industries in the future”
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Mohammed is not interested in migration. He is content in Morocco. When I ask him about the Moroccans who go to Europe, he smiles. ‘Europeans came to Morocco without a visa,’ he says.
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Black people in America live in a Racial Capitalist system. Racial Capitalism exercises its authority over the Black minority through an oppressive array of modern day lynchings by the police, increasing for-profit mass incarceration and institutionally driven racial economic inequality.
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