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2014 will be the year of ...

by tobyink (Canon)
on Jan 01, 2014 at 00:38 UTC ( [id://1068839]=poll: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

Vote on this poll

[bar] 40/11%
[bar] 11/3%
The green wooden horse
[bar] 16/4%
The salamander
[bar] 8/2%
The Travelling PANK
[bar] 1/0%
The brain in Europe
[bar] 11/3%
Wearable Technology
[bar] 57/16%
Family Farming
[bar] 12/3%
The Beard
[bar] 41/11%
Small Island Developing States
[bar] 9/2%
The em dash
[bar] 15/4%
The N'Ko letter "ka"
[bar] 11/3%
Desktop Linux (finally?)
[bar] 72/20%
Something else
[bar] 63/17%
367 total votes
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Re: 2014 will be the year of ...
by CountZero (Bishop) on Jan 01, 2014 at 08:08 UTC
    Something else: And now for something completely different!


    A program should be light and agile, its subroutines connected like a string of pearls. The spirit and intent of the program should be retained throughout. There should be neither too little or too much, neither needless loops nor useless variables, neither lack of structure nor overwhelming rigidity." - The Tao of Programming, 4.1 - Geoffrey James

    My blog: Imperial Deltronics
Re: 2014 will be the year of ...
by boftx (Deacon) on Jan 04, 2014 at 00:50 UTC

    Python lovers realize that significant whitespace can be even more fickle than a significant other and discover there are more than 50 ways to leave your lover. (Assuming that one may refer to anyone or anything that results in your getting, ahem, "screwed" can be referred to as a "lover".)

    It helps to remember that the primary goal is to drain the swamp even when you are hip-deep in alligators.
Re: 2014 will be the year of ...
by FloydATC (Deacon) on Jan 05, 2014 at 20:21 UTC

    Something else: Perl 6

    ...or maybe something else: IPv6

    -- FloydATC

    Time flies when you don't know what you're doing

Re: 2014 will be the year of ...
by ChuckularOne (Prior) on Jan 02, 2014 at 13:07 UTC
    I'm really hoping for it to be the year of Desktop Linux. Oh! Wait! That was 3 years ago for me. I don't care when the rest of the world catches up!
Re: 2014 will be the year of ...
by barrd (Canon) on Jan 03, 2014 at 05:13 UTC
    Beijing will be officially designated the capital of the Ming Dynasty at the same time the Forbidden City, the Chinese seat of government, is completed.

    Hang on a minute...

    I've gone dyslexic -- that's 1420. :D
      I've gone dyslexic
      Or little-endian.
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Re: 2014 will be the year of ...
by wjw (Priest) on Jan 11, 2014 at 05:33 UTC
    Every year is the year of the family farm to me. That is how family farms keep going.

    At the risk of sounding kiss-ass, the family farm shares some characteristics with Perl.

    Both require a broad understanding of numerous subjects for one to be successful with them.

    Each is an environment which both impacts and is impacted by it's inhabitants.

    Additionally, the quality of the resultant product of each is a responsibility which is both granted by, and made challenging by, the nature of its broad capability.

    Probably most notable of all, is the fact that neither would survive were it not for the communities, both directly and indirectly related, which have developed around and through them, and which exist because of them.

    ...the majority is always wrong, and always the last to know about it...
    Insanity: Doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
Re: 2014 will be the year of ...
by chexmix (Hermit) on Jan 10, 2014 at 15:23 UTC
    I voted for "Crystallography," because in the continued absence of ponies, sparkly stuff is the best!
      And x-rays, don't forget the x-rays!

Re: 2014 will be the year of ...
by Anonymous Monk on Jan 01, 2014 at 11:58 UTC
    mayan apocalypse implosion
Re: 2014 will be the year of ...
by Skeeve (Parson) on Jan 07, 2014 at 23:57 UTC

    I voted "Something else" because I'm sure that 2014 will be the year of something else.

Re: 2014 will be the year of ...
by pvaldes (Chaplain) on Jan 03, 2014 at 16:23 UTC
    the revenge of the infuriated middle-class ninja grannies over leechman brothers?
Re: 2014 will be the year of ...
by dsheroh (Monsignor) on Jan 16, 2014 at 09:50 UTC
    The Brain is coming to Europe (hopefully bringing Pinky with him) to farm families? This promises to be a good year!
Re: 2014 will be the year of ...
by ambrus (Abbot) on Jan 05, 2014 at 22:04 UTC

    death of Perl?

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