Clients will often claim that they can get a man in Malaysia at one-tenth your price point, or that there’s a fresh-faced kid who’s hungry for your work. They’re not wrong, but they are short-sighted. That kid might charge a quarter your hourly rate, but chances are it will take them four times as long, too. Plus, the lack of expertise or experience will be a hindrance that’s rarely included in a cheap price point. There are a lot of factors that justify what you charge, and neither you nor your client should overlook them.
In the end, Brown and his team were forced to remove the Urban Dictionary from Watson’s vocabulary, and additionally developed a smart filter to keep Watson from swearing in the future.
A more glorious misuse of technology could not have been conceived. Of course teaching what’s arguably the world’s smartest supercomputer the Urban Dictionary was a bad idea. What ever made you think it was a good idea??
The first rule of functions is that they should be small. The second rule of functions is that they should be smaller than that. Functions should not be 100 lines long. Functions should hardly ever be 20 lines long.