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I wish these videos had been around back when I was doing Soft Eng at uni... your explanations are so much clearer than my lecturers could manage!
This is exactly how I ended up with two gallons of milk in my fridge and two loaves of bread in my cupboard last week. It's also how I ended up with a gallon of spoiled milk and a loaf of stale bread this week.
"it's unsolveable" me at 2 am: well, there must be a way ...
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Just giving thumbs down for showing 2 long (unskippable) ads. I hope creators puts some pressure on YouTube. Because YouTube literally don't give a damn about feelings of customers who are not paying. WHY WE STARTED WATCHING YOUTUBE? The biggest argument was "so that you don't have to watch long commercials of TV and get brainwashed". Now average ad on YouTube is surpassing TV. Anyway, since I got Amazon prime, I reduced YouTube time to 2 hours a week. Much happier. And I will never pay for YouTube, just because their approach. You cannot shove your will down to people's throat and expect success. When I see YouTube logo, I see a RABID DOG with dollar symbols on his red eyes. Disgusting.
There IS answer to the Two Generals' Problem: go to your local chippie.
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But this anecdote isn't REALLY an example of the two generals problem right? The only 'attacker' is the server processing the order request. The two generals problem can't be solved by using a unique key.
We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.
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"Next time, I'll just cook for myself" Or, you can just call the restaurant and place your order verbally. Magic! I don't know how it is in the UK, but in NYC you sometimes get it a bit cheaper this way becuase apps take a cut
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