- 1) Companies don't fly around in jets, people do
- 2) People don't fly around in private jets, executives do
- 3) We're still calling those executives that fly around in private jets assholes
(Yeah, you're probably right (at least, you're making a convincing case that the 'and' is a reasonable choice), but where else can I joke about needing a logical OR instead of a logical AND?)
While I agree that Amazon is actually a really good source of reviews I'm not 100% sure that the four (just 4!) reviews really offers a convincing sample size
I'd rather have millions of corporate overlords than 1 government overlord.
Yeah, but those aren't really your options, are they?
The choice you actually get to make it whether you'd prefer a couple number of corporate overlords, each a master of their domain (oil, telecomm, etc) or a small number of government overlords (the military, Federal Justice department, etc).
When I got my second (WA, USA) I had to do a paper (well, computer) test but no road test. It did kinda weird me out at the time, but I'm guessing that since most people drive pretty much continuously after getting their license it would mostly irritate people to have to re-demonstrate skills they've already got. At least, that's how I rationalized it.
But yeah - I agree that the test isn't nearly as tough as it ought to be.
Think of it this way - you wouldn't try Emacs / Vim for the first time by digging into source code, instead you'd find a 'tutorial for beginners' Digging into a Bible (not matter which version you choose to read) is way, way more complicated than Emacs or Vim. Smart people have dedicated their lives to understanding it, and some of them have have written orientations for beginners - go read one of those!
In particular, interfaces between two languages that are not C are often difficult to construct
(Yes, I know what they mean. I think they meant to write "In particular, interfaces between two languages (when neither is C) are often difficult to construct".
Still, it amuses me to think about making an interface from C... to C