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Comment: Re:Too early for criticism. (Score 1) 238

> "Where did you get the idea that it had been running for just a quarter of a year?"

From the quote in the summary of the economic adviser defending it:

"The low numbers didn't stop some state officials from defending the initiative. "Given the program was only up and running for basically one quarter of a year," Andrew Kennedy, a senior economic development aide to Governor Cuomo, told Capital New York, "I think 80 jobs is a good number that we can stand behind.""

Comment: Re:UOM conversion help, please (Score 1) 44

by SJHillman (#48420215) Attached to: Researchers Discover Ancient Massive Landslide

Wolfram Alpha and Google equate 39 Manhattans to the following:

- 1,310 square miles
- 3,393 square kilometers
- 634,079.63 American football fields
- 475,193.28 Association football fields
- 0.85 Rhode Islands
- 1.7 Area Flattened By The Tunguska Event(s)
- 1.0 Acres Designated and Managed As Wilderness In The Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks
- 1.0 Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus
- 1.0 Non-tidal watershed below Waterville on the Kennebec River, ME

Real Programmers don't write in FORTRAN. FORTRAN is for pipe stress freaks and crystallography weenies. FORTRAN is for wimp engineers who wear white socks.

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