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From the Ning IRC channel

10:13:38 AM jona: yeah becker recommended Essential System Administration to me in June 2010 and I finally finished it in November 2013
10:14:05 AM jona: 1071 pages in 3.5 years

1:59:34 PM jona: anyone know what computer scientists mean when they talk about "invariants"?
1:59:36 PM jona: For example:
1:59:55 PM jona: "But once you know the invariant that it's maintaining, you can see, ah, if we maintain that invariant then we'll get log lookup time."
2:08:41 PM jona: I guess "invariant" = "condition you want to maintain to ensure a desired effect"

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Canadian Copyright Act, Section 32.1

(3) No religious organization or institution, educational institution and no charitable or fraternal organization shall be held liable to pay any compensation for doing any of the following acts in furtherance of a religious, educational or charitable object:

  • (a) the live performance in public of a musical work;

  • (b) the performance in public of a sound recording embodying a musical work or a performer’s performance of a musical work; or

  • (c) the performance in public of a communication signal carrying

    • (i) the live performance in public of a musical work, or

    • (ii) a sound recording embodying a musical work or a performer’s performance of a musical work.

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