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Comment: Re:Need doublethink training (Score 1) 376

by 1s44c (#47341237) Attached to: Google Is Offering Free Coding Lessons To Women and Minorities

Dr King claimed all racism is categorically bad. He was very clear on the point of wanting equality, and not wanting of more discrimination even if that was passed off as affirmative action.

I agree the gender balance in IT is worrying, but don't believe you can't solve discrimination with more discrimination.

Comment: Re:Can I dress like a women and.... (Score 1) 376

by 1s44c (#47341197) Attached to: Google Is Offering Free Coding Lessons To Women and Minorities

One set of fake boobs, a razor, and a wig should do it.

Seriously though this undermines the women in IT who actually worked to get there instead of getting unfair advantages. As far as I know schemes like this have never worked in the past. You just can't solve discrimination with more discrimination.

Comment: Re:Well, this won't backfire! (Score 1) 268

by 1s44c (#47318683) Attached to: Wikipedia Editors Hit With $10 Million Defamation Suit

Sociopathic editors pick and choose rules as they see fit, everyone else gets their edits buried and endless warnings for things they never did wrong. Any information sources the sociopaths don't like they call a 'minority view' or pretend it violates any one of the many contradictory rules. I've not seen actual good faith on Wikipedia for years, only people pulling nasty tricks to enforce their own story whilst pretending good faith was involved.

I'd trust the court system about as much as Wikipedia these days.

Comment: Re:Well, this won't backfire! (Score 1) 268

by 1s44c (#47318605) Attached to: Wikipedia Editors Hit With $10 Million Defamation Suit

If this man can prove in court that these editors are making libelous comments the Wikipedia foundation isn't going to raise a finger to help them. The wikilawyers abuse wikipedia's rules to get their biased viewpoints accepted, but they can't pull that nonsense with the court system.

This could be a good thing for wikipedia. For too long the loudest mouths and the sneakiest abuse of rules has been rewarded and truth has been treated with contempt.

Comment: Re:Be honest about the US, world (Score 1) 73

by 1s44c (#47293337) Attached to: ICANN CEO Wants To Make Progress On Leaving US Control

The United States is the reason that Australia doesn't have an army. It's the reason that Israel has not preemptively attacked its neighbors.

Australia has an Army. I've seen them.

Israel would not be in a position to preemptively attack its neighbors if the UK/US alliance didn't create that country in the first place.

Comment: Re:NSA tapped all cables (Score 1) 73

by 1s44c (#47293287) Attached to: ICANN CEO Wants To Make Progress On Leaving US Control

The Americans I know always complain about having little or no disposable income. The Europeans I know seem to have enough disposable income to live comfortable lives. Both groups are mostly educated professional types.

Americans often repeat that they have the most freedom and the best of everything but that's not my experience. It's just different stuff, not better stuff.

Mr. Cole's Axiom: The sum of the intelligence on the planet is a constant; the population is growing.

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