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gang bang

The use of large numbers of loosely coupled programmers in an attempt to wedge a great many features into a product in a short time. Though there have been memorable gang bangs (e.g. that over-the-weekend assembler port mentioned in Steven Levy's "Hackers"), most are perpetrated by large companies trying to meet deadlines; the inevitable result is enormous buggy masses of code entirely lacking in orthogonality. When market-driven managers make a list of all the features the competition has and assign one programmer to implement each, the probability of maintaining a coherent (or even functional) design goes infinitesimal. See also firefighting, Mongolian Hordes technique, Conway's Law.
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Poor Gutierrez probably thought they were gang-bangers come to hurt him and when they realized they had shot an innocent man for nothing, they planted a knife on him.
And being, as Nate puts it, "so white," they have to be taught emotional skills by the humble Mexican couple mourning their gang-banger son; by the ornery old African-American guy who lost his wife of 56 years; by the gay black cop who just wants to love David openly; and so on.
The gang-banger today may well be a Latino "she"; the consumer of the urban ferocity, a white suburban kid with Internet access at his fingertips and not a clue in his head.
Cannily, these statistics and stories were stripped of the racial-social contexts that often allow people to ignore the problem as unrelated to them: When confronted with the fact that one child in 610 will be killed by a gun before the age of 20, now they see the face of the bereaved international businessman, not the gang-banger who "probably deserved to die.
One night after the gunpoint arrest of a gang-banger, his arrestee screamed to a supervisor, "Captain
Dress an honor student in gang-banger duds and give him a gun and he's not likely to start ripping off liquor stores.
First off, Havoc comes with more plot holes than a Tetley teabag, while all the characters feel like stereotypes - especially Rodr'guez's dope-smoking gang-banger.
It nearly proved fatal when, as a 14-year-old gang-banger, he stared down the barrel of a .
The illegal immigrant promptly fled to Mexico, where he hides in plain sight, socializing with his gang-banger buddies at local bars in the serene confidence that the Mexican government won't extradite him.
Everything is not green and rosy for Cesar, but it is timely for this Los Angeles youngster to be up-rooted from his neighborhood, as he has turned a gang-banger.
Dance Flick" uses them all at once, pairing a brokenhearted Juilliard reject (Shoshana Bush) and a thuggish gang-banger (the thoroughly nonthreatening Damon Wayans Jr.
The inescapable irony here is that the bill is named for a young man who was killed when he heroically shielded a girl from a crazed gang-banger trying to kill a rival on a city bus in Chicago.