I'll chip in for Vim and vimoutliner+VOoM. Much better in my opinion than Emacs and its twisted C-chords.
The point of a benchmark is to give a benchmark of REALISTIC performance on a device, as a user would get under normal daily usage.
Is it? In my mind, the point of a benchmark is to test the maximum performance of the device. If I wanted to measure normal daily usage, I'd test it under, y'know, normal daily usage conditions. Which for most people is checking email and playing Angry Birds on Power Saver mode, in which case I doubt the CPU and GPU would hit half of either of their (claimed or otherwise) max clock speeds. So a benchmark should only test the CPU clock speed for low-demand applications? Sure, whatever you say.
This concerns more file "tagging", but a while ago I grew frustrated with the lack of real solutions for file organization (the oft-discussed but surprisingly absent-in-implementation semantic file system), so I decided to start writing my own. It can best be described as a multidimensional hierarchical abstract file system that is implemented on top of regular POSIX file systems using hard links and a handful of scripts and FUSE. It's still not feature-complete as I want it, but the basic tagging framework is done. Here's the repository for anyone interested: https://github.com/darkfeline/dantalian
It is possible that these people missed out on that stage in your life when you have a strong biological motivation to change your situation from living with parents to living independently.
Might want to rethink that statement. There's no biological reason for wanting to live independently or to change your life situation. Plently of peoples through history lived communally/in a large house as one family, and/or stuck in one place and one occupation throughout their lifetimes. There's no designated stage where one becomes an adult. In the past, one grew up gradually, a children of the past would be treated as much more mature than one now, but a young adult of the past would've been treated as much more immature than they are nowadays. Gradual growth in a safe environment was considered obvious, but in the modern age we have somehow lost even that bit of common sense. Now, you're a child until you hit 18/21 then poof, you're an adult, go and get out of the house and get a job and feed yourself and raise a family. I'm surprised we don't have more hikkikomoris here, but then again, I suppose they've manifested in all those nutcases/psychiatrical patients nowadays. Back in the day, who needed a psychiatrist?
If you read the article, you'd know it's not overpopulation per se, but too many people and not enough social roles. I'd say that applies in this case, especially since one of the common factors that come up in the precious few books and papers on the subject mention not feeling needed, which leads to suicide.
Coddling is certainly one aspect of it, which is why the syndrome is more acute in Japan due to cultural reasons, but such bouts of isolation to depression and escapism sometimes culminating in suicide is not uncommon in other parts of the world either. It's important to note that this only appears in developed countries, where it is much more likely for someone to literally be useless and unneeded (see recent increases in unemployment).
I lived in Japan for some time.
There's your problem. Growing up in Japan is completely different from living there for some time. Much of it is subtext. Employees and CEOs are not fired, they "voluntarily resign". Kids do not bully each other, they just "joke" and "tease" and "teach social behavior". Everything is an act; the concept of being yourself simply doesn't exist. Of course, foreigners are not held to the same expectations, generally.
By your logic, the Internet is illegal, since you can access all manner of illegal content in as few as three clicks. Hell, illegal pron viruses sometimes flows to your computer without you even doing anything.
Heck, by your logic, people are illegal because they enable piracy. We should ban those annoying buggers.
Looks like the TreeSheets website is down. The term slashdotted is still relevant, it seems.
So, while I wait for the site to resuscitate, anyone care to enlighten me on how TreeSheets is different from any old spreadsheet program down the street?
Old programmers never die, they just become managers.