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Comment: Re:Automated manufacturing (Score 1) 327

by Camel Pilot (#48705623) Attached to: The Coming Decline of 'Made In China'

Automation increases the demand for engineers and scientists. Those technologies don't just appear or are supported out of thin air.

The jobs being replaced by automation are mundane repetitive jobs - work that is demeaning for a human anyways. The problem impeding the rise of automation is that surplus humans are just cheaper robots.

Comment: Re:Well That About Wraps It Up For God (Score 2) 755

by Camel Pilot (#48704941) Attached to: Science Cannot Prove the Existence of God

The Bible needs to be taken in context of the time.

Right a book written by humans that were stuck on worshiping an anthropomorphic ego-centric god.

As well many of the moral stories still hold true.

Such as women are property and that a father can sell his daughter in slavery if it pleases him? That it is moral to take virgin girls as war prizes?

Comment: Re:Darwin Awards (security department) (Score 1) 388

by Camel Pilot (#48541381) Attached to: Man Caught Trying To Sell Plans For New Aircraft Carrier

The guy was pointing out the vulnerable locations in the design. I doubt he was much of expert on that but he may be passing on more informed position on that matter. This guy should be sent away for a long time as you though nothing of endanger the lives of thousands of sailor for a few bucks and probably was motivated by hate.

Comment: Re:as a perl wizard.... (Score 1) 217

by Camel Pilot (#48319881) Attached to: The Effect of Programming Language On Software Quality

Indeed... From the fine paper

"The remaining coefficients are significant and either positive or negative. For those with positive coefficients we can expect that the language
is associated with, ceteris paribus, a greater number of defect fixes.These languages include C, C++, JavaScript, Objective-C,
Php, and Python. The languages Clojure, Haskell, Ruby, Scala, and TypeScript, all have negative coefficients implying that these languages are less likely than the average to result in defect fixing commits
"

Although not mentioned by name Perl's coefficient was -.15

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