So I wandered into BestBuy to look at tv's, and one of the grunts wandered by asking politely if I wanted help.
I asked him: I'm curious---have you guys ever sold any of those 1 meter long $1100 HDMI cables from AudioQuest.
His reply: "yeah!", as in "sure! why wouldn't we?". Oh jeez.
Java developers, when I saw what has been placed into Java 8 I was immediately reminded of how I've spent so much of my life trying to protect engineers from themselves. Lambda expressions are a horrible idea. Gentlemen: the goal isn't to make code readable for a competent mid-level engineer. The goal is to make code readable for a competent mid-level engineer exhausted and hopped up on caffeine at 3 am. What a disaster Java 8 is!