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Have lost suspend-to-ram functionality on the laptop

Today was the first time I connected a projector to the new laptop.  Good news: worked reasonably well, though we couldn't find the option to tell the laptop to display different values on the projector and the screen.

Bad news: something has changed in the settings such that the laptop can no longer recover ...

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Programming Mantras (Rough Notes)

Here are my rough notes from PyGTA's programming mantra's discussion this evening:

In the face of ambiguity, refuse the temptation to guess.
   Have a vision before you start coding.
   Know your task.
   Know your client.
   Ignore the impossibility behind the curtain.
Your clients don't know what they want.
   Charge by the hour ...

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