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Comment: Re:complete sensationalist bullshit (Score 1) 286

by hankwang (#47953175) Attached to: Study Finds Link Between Artificial Sweeteners and Glucose Intolerance
What I was trying to say: if the intestine does not absorb nearly all the carbohydrates that are in the food, you will get sick. Since people don't get sick (bloating, flatulence, etc.) all the time from their normal diet, it must mean that the intestine absorbs nearly everything in their diet.

Comment: Re:learning curve? (Score 1) 68

by Tablizer (#47951115) Attached to: A Beginner's Guide To Programming With Swift

Learning programming is relatively easy. Learning to write maintainable code, on the other hand, takes skill and experience.

Clerks and accountants used to do amazing things with Lotus-1-2-3 macros because Lotus cleverly leveraged what users already knew about spreadsheets into a Turing Complete set of commands. But often these users eventually got themselves into a jam, or made something that nobody else could decipher.

Comment: Goofatologist (Score 1) 229

by Tablizer (#47950991) Attached to: Putin To Discuss Plans For Disconnecting Russia From the Internet

The funnest job in the world would be to create fake front sites for dictatorial countries. For example, I'd make "" grab content from, and content would be used to fill up "".

In "1984", the main character's job was to re-write history with fake BS. He seemed fairly content at that job until he took the proverbial red pill.

Just because he's dead is no reason to lay off work.