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People who scam the unemployed. Shame on you!!

The scam is not new. The way they are doing it is though. The scam is they write you a check and want you to deposit it into your own bank account. 874 more words

Test First Development

Last time I wrote about how we are increasing the numbers of tests and how they are damaging our code. Another problem we have that is stopping us getting the full benefits of refactoring code is the proliferation of mocks within our tests, this almost forces the code to mimic the production code epically when using some of the modern behaviour test frameworks that helpfully mock all the dependencies of a class. 674 more words

Programming

Great Fakes: Piltdown Man

After hearing the story of a fake bureau from some dodgy Eastbourne antique dealers on a tour of the Royal Observatory I got to thinking about another great fake: the… 418 more words

thousands

out of the thousands
who are known,
or who want to be known
as poets,
maybe one or two
are genuine
and the rest are fakes, 35 more words
Photography

Are You a Fakenger?

When this word was suggested by one of my readers, I had to put in some serious Google time and by the end of it, Google was like, “Bitch, I have no idea.” Finally though, I made my way to the urban dictionary and found this: 611 more words

Women

Holy Shit (For $ale)

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Part One:
Ability…

As I’ve mentioned, in the past I had spent many years working in laboratories under very strict conditions. And the one thing that working in a science field has taught me is that real is real and results are results. 1,271 more words

Social Commentary

So You Bought a Fake, Now What?

Many designer items, from clothes to bags to accessories, turn out to be fakes; nearly are everywhere. It is worrying to note that they are often a hit to the public who will opt for a cheaper alternative. 563 more words

Counterfeits