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Comment: Re:Girls taking shop class (Score 1) 325 325

Your analysis borders on idiotic, the wrong side. Non-minority males are not accused of bias, the biases are in the systems that lead to advancement for many but can not be exploited by others. Can you point to any one of these constraints that is systematically limiting white males?

Comment: Re:the real reason (Score 1) 325 325

Harvard offers no credit toward Advanced Standing for the following Advanced Placement examinations: Art (Studio & Portfolio), Comparative Government and Politics, Computer Science A, Environmental Science, Human Geography, International English, U.S. Government and Politics; or any other not listed for credit on the following page. From the link

Comment: false dichotomy (Score 1) 325 325

The goal can be both widespread CS education and increased participation by minorities and women. If you think about it, currently there are underrepresented groups so it makes sense to target remedies to that problem or else they will still persist even as you increase overall participation if those problems are somehow inherent in the current system,

Comment: Re:Telepathy (Score 1) 628 628

I think the point the judge was trying to make is that if you text someone with the knowledge that they are driving and texting back under certain circumstance you may be liable. Also, since that opinion does not seem to be part of the decision it is not tested in court so is not actually part of the law, just harder to throw out such a case as having no merit. The implications of such a law might be a little too much as it would be risky to text or even call someone with directions if they were lost.

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