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Comment Re:Why would anyone be shocked? (Score 1) 204

The burden of proof lies on you. You're the one claiming that economy is a science and that at least some economists have pretty solid theories and numbers.
No matter how many PhDs and fake Nobel prizes they give themselves, they're still idiots thinking that basic physics laws don't apply to their world.

Comment Re:This wasn't an engineering decision... (Score 1) 569

Or in this case, I was just replying to the GP that was naively saying it was unfair to the others.
BTW, Lance Armstrong gets no sympathy from me. But in the cyclism world, "everyone else does it" really is true.
Who won the 2000 and 2002 Tour de France? You need to look at the 10th place (really) to find a guy that hasn't been caught yet.

Comment Re:This wasn't an engineering decision... (Score 1) 569

Which is what their competitors had to do to meet the standards. Volkswagen's cheating gave them a leg up

How cute! You think the competitors didn't cheat.
Hint: no other car manufacturer in Germany has said anything about this affair. Wait a few months, and you'll learn that BMW/Porsche/Mercedes did the same. Japanese & American manufacturers probably did too.

Comment Re:Photoshop (Score 1) 889

Yes. I had a very hard time understanding the weird UI of Photoshop.
It still doesn't change the fact that some crucial Photoshop features have been lacking in GIMP for a *long* time.
I can get past the weird (and different) GIMP UI, but I cannot live without adjustment layers.

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