Ward Cunningham on Technical Debt

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the long run…

“The long run is a misleading guide to current affairs. In the long run we are all dead.” John Maynard Keynes

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Book and Weblog – Authored by Garth Turner — Greater Fool – The Troubled Future of Real Estate

It’s also worth remembering the US housing market collapsed when it took 4.6 times the average income to buy the average home. Today in Canada the number’s 5.1. In Toronto, 5.5. In Vancouver, 9.3.

via Book and Weblog – Authored by Garth Turner — Greater Fool – The Troubled Future of Real Estate.

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relocating an SVN repository

Had a problem relocating (i.e. pointing to a new URL or Path) a checked-out subversion repository with

svn switch –relocate FROM TO

It kept reporting that my old path (FROM) was ‘not the root of the repository’.

Thanks to Nelson I was reminded to use the svn info command to see exactly where svn believes the repository currently is pointing to and then substituted this path into the FROM argument.

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Markets: Bubble warning | The Economist

Markets are too dependent on unsustainable government stimulus. Something’s got to give

via Markets: Bubble warning | The Economist.

“THE effect of free money is remarkable. A year ago investors were panicking and there was talk of another Depression. Now the MSCI world index of global share prices is more than 70% higher than its low in March 2009.”

The Economist

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Google: The Nature of the Other Juggernaut | The Virtual Circle

A lot of virtual ink has been spilt over the putative demise of Microsoft, or at least their interminable slide into irrelevancy.

Robin Bloor joins the fray… Google: The Nature of the Other Juggernaut | The Virtual Circle.

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Age and treachery will always overcome youth and skill…

via vowe dot net :: Bullshit and Brilliance.

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Linked In …. To What?

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CMHC bubble is 100% made in Canada

Uh-oh

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US House Prices Still Have A Ways To Fall

Major problems coming in commercial real-estate too.

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