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Comment: Re:It's not CS, it's critical thinking (Score 3, Insightful) 184

by CanHasDIY (#49782795) Attached to: Clinton Foundation: Kids' Lack of CS Savvy Threatens the US Economy

I know you just want to dig at creationists, but keep in mind - since "scientific consensus" is considered an alternative to hard evidence, the problem is just as bad on the other end of the spectrum.

Worse, really - at least creationists don't pretend to have scientific backing when they're making shit up.

Comment: Re:Free Market Republicans at their Finest (Score 2, Insightful) 103

by CanHasDIY (#49705603) Attached to: House Science Committee Approves Changes To Space Law

This. Say what you will of Democrats, at least they run on the policies they will implement.

Yea, that's why we have single-payer healthcare, no troops in the ME, and Bush's surveillance machine has been dismantled, right? All promises made by the current Democrat during his campaign.

Comment: Short Answer: DON'T (Score 2) 353

I'll bet if you read your employment contract carefully, you'll discover that any intellectual property you create while on the clock automatically belongs to your employer. Some places claim ownership over your private projects done off the clock, although I fail to see how that would hold up in court.

So yea, the smart money is on not doing personal projects on company time.

Comment: Re:One small problem (Score 3, Insightful) 509

by CanHasDIY (#49637355) Attached to: What To Say When the Police Tell You To Stop Filming Them

Maybe because laws aren't the issue, police department policies (that we don't get to vote for) are. For example, the policy of refusing to hire people who score "too high" on aptitude tests, as evidenced by Jordan v New London. That's just the part of the iceburg we can see.

One can't proceed from the informal to the formal by formal means.

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