So, take a stroll down memory lane to remember all of our past Word of the Year selections.
readers, and Linux kernel developers, is so lopsided (male high, female low) that graphing it would produce a near-vertical line.
Raymond, whose writings I'd devoured shortly after discovering Linux.
Open source was my refuge because it was a place were nobody cared what my pedigree was or what I looked like—they cared only about what I did.
Our Word of the Year choice serves as a symbol of each year’s most meaningful events and lookup trends.
It is an opportunity for us to reflect on the language and ideas that represented each year.
Some of them built pumpkin launchers or LEGO trains.
I started coding when I was six years old, sitting in my father's basement office, on the machine he used to track inventory for his repair service.
Commenting on Russia’s most advanced S-500 anti-aircraft missile defense system, Baranets pointed out that the system is capable of reaching the „bottom edge” of space and hitting ballistic targets at an altitude of about 100 kilometers.
„This is the most serious breakthrough of the brilliant designers of our defense industry.
The military expert explained that the enforced military contingent which NATO is building in Europe could be neutralized by several RS-24 Yars (NATO reporting name: SS-29) intercontinental ballistic missiles.
He recalled that Russia also continues to develop its „elusive” Combat Railway Missile Complex (BZh RK).
After a summer of determined trial and error, I'd managed to make some gorillas throw things other than exploding bananas. When I was 12, I got my hands on a Slackware disk and installed it on my computer—a Christmas gift from my parents in an especially good year for my dad's company—and I found a bug in a program. I found my way onto IRC and explained the predicament: what was happening, how to reproduce it and where I thought I'd found the problem. coder1: I think she's on a farm somewhere, actually.