Jeanne Boyarsky

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Recent posts by Jeanne Boyarsky

Paul Clapham wrote:It's after 13 o'clock here now. You could try some of that.


Oh I like that. I can steal 3 hours from Paul :).
Question for a non-moderator:

what did we do for April Fool's day this year? Besides the urgent forum that is.
2 weeks ago
Cool Tim. Congrats!
2 weeks ago
  • What color is your cow?
  • How many spots are you on your cow?
  • How old is your cow?
  • IN 2020, the US does a census where they ask demographic questions about people/households.

    We need to do a cow census. What should we ask?
    I need more time. Please provide some!

    salvin francis wrote:Just read this today, thought about bumping this thread :
    https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/19/technology/uber-driverless-fatality.html


    Yeah. I think the real question is whether a human would have been able to stop in time. It appears to be someone jumping out into a dark road. I don't drive at this time so I don't have an opinion.

    If a human driver would have had the same problem, we run into what is acceptable. If autonomous cars are twice as safe as people, is that ok? Do they have to be perfect? (I don't think they will ever be perfect)
    4 weeks ago
    And my interview is up too:

    4 weeks ago
    This week, we're delighted to have Romain Manni-Bucau helping to answer questions about the new software Java EE 8 High Performance.  See the table of contents/preview online.

    The promotion starts Tuesday, March 20th, 2018 and will end on Friday, March 23rd, 2018.

    We'll be selecting four random posters in this forum to win a free copy  provided by the publisher, Packt.


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    Please see the Book Promotion page to ensure your best chances at winning!

    Posts in this welcome thread are not eligible for the drawing, and should be reserved for welcoming the author. Questions posted in this topic are subject to removal.
    I think you'll have a long wait. The new group hasn't expressed an interest in creating a certification. And even if they did, they have a bunch of higher priorities.
    That's definitely a server problem. I recommend waiting until Monday to see if it is solved. And then contacting Sybex support. Please reply here if you have trouble finding how to do that.
    The exam price went up from $95 US to $155 US. Still less expensive than the "real" OCA, but a big price jump.

    If you are think of taking the Foundation exam, read my blog for why I think you shouldn't