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  • Conspiracy theory of the week

    Tags: Government Stupidity, conspiracy

    Australia's National Broadband Network has always been an embarrassing joke. Fifty billion dollars to provide 25Mbit/sec if you're lucky. Once upon a time it was going to fibre to the premises. Now … more

  • Asynchronous constructor design pattern

    Intent

    Wait on the asynchronous initialisation started by the constructor of an object.

    Motivation

    A constructor may start asynchronous initialisation, for example it may load its state from a … more