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Comment: Re:Fascinating (Score 1) 27

by jellomizer (#49623255) Attached to: Extreme Exoplanet Volcanism Possibly Detected On 55 Cancri E

I am going to nitpick... Because Science coverage has been abused by the word Theory.

These are not Theories, but Hypothesis, once you are able to test these idea, then you get the Theory out of it.

Global Warming is a Theory. There have been mountains of test to show its validity.
Health Problems with GMO is a Hypothesis, it is a guess that needs further investigation.

Comment: Re:I am a Republican voting Conservative. (Score 1) 323

The one arena that is is not contentious in is in the climatology community. Yes, there are a very small number of skeptics, but then again there are a small number of skeptics in the biology community who insist on some variant of Creationism (or Intelligent Design, as they like to market it these days). But all in all, the contention among scientists is over degree, and not over whether or not human-caused CO2 emissions are radically altering global climate.

Comment: Re:Lives be damned (Score 1) 245

Well great. I wager I can produce really cheap toys by manufacturing out of substandard materials. Sure, the materials might be toxic, might even be highly flammable, but hey, all that fucking counts is profits! We should just let companies fuck everything and everyone up because MONEY!!!! We should let them lie and distort and attack anyone who questions because MONEY!!!! Fuck every single human being on earth, because MONEY!!!!

Comment: Re:News? (Score 2) 343

by jellomizer (#49621245) Attached to: The Programming Talent Myth

I think it is in terms of observations.
The Rock Stars, the company will go out of its way to try to keep them
The under performers, will just stay at the same place as they have a hard time getting a job elsewhere.
So the organization has the long timers as the Rock Stars or the Under performers.
The middle people will often stay there for a few years and move on. So they are in flux, and that makes it hard for our observations to see the middle ground, as the majority.

Comment: Simple Demand. (Score 5, Insightful) 245

The communities are just following the stupidity of the political view points.
Can we frack in your community? Sure... However we want our water quality (including well water, checked once a month at your expense, for as long as the pumps are active and 10 years after. (This is relatively inexpensive demand). If there is a problem with water quality that has changed sense fracking. Then you need to supply us with clean water for 150 year or until the water quality returns.

If your method is as safe and clean as you state, then you shouldn't have to worry about it.


Comment: You cant win... (Score 3, Insightful) 50

by jellomizer (#49620727) Attached to: The BBC Looks At Rollover Bugs, Past and Approaching

If you reuse code, you get rollover bugs.
If you start over from scratch you get brand new bugs.

Reusing the code, you have a lot of the issue from the past already fixed, so you are not introducing bugs that you had in the past.
Making new code, you can modernise the code set, so you don't run into particular troubled code, and is easier to follow.

Programmers are human beings, they make mistakes, they can't give 110% every day. Even the best of them will often have a stupid bug, that they can't believe that they had slip.

Comment: Re:Correction (Score 4, Informative) 49

Judge Wright Tells Team Prenda To Pay $80k, Refers Their Activity To State Bars, Feds & IRS

The hearings, as you may recall, did not go well for Team Prenda and all its associated players. While Wright may be somewhat limited in what he can do to Prenda, it appears he's doing his best to throw whatever book he can at them, randomly using as many Star Trek references as he can cram into the tight 11 page order.

Dynamically binding, you realize the magic. Statically binding, you see only the hierarchy.