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Comment: Re:Bill Gates sponsors quackery (Score 1) 140

by Stormwatch (#49288515) Attached to: Gates: Large Epidemics Need a More Agile Response

Now here is an explanation of why that study is simply worthless, why that "60%" number is meaningless, and how, even if it was absolutely correct, it would mean 56 circumcisions would be necessary to prevent a single case of HIV infection, and it would still fail to prevent another case -- whereas giving everyone condoms instead would have prevented both cases.

Comment: Re: There might not be Proper English (Score 3, Funny) 667

by Stormwatch (#49264843) Attached to: Why There Is No Such Thing as 'Proper English'

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Comment: My schadenfreude (Score 2) 445

"Schadenfreude", German for "harm-joy", is pleasure derived from the misfortunes of others. And that's what I feel when I see Microsoft finally slipping. I surely don't have to list all the shit they've done before, but in this specific case: their trojan horse Stephen Elop destroyed Nokia from the inside. He killed the most successful mobile platform ever (Symbian), and the one that had the most future potential (MeeGo), to push the Windows shit that no one wanted -- all for the benefit of an external party, not the one who had hired him. (how the fuck was he not sued for breach of fiduciary duty yet?)

By all means, Microsoft, keep trying! Keep wasting money on a project without future. I hope I'll live to see you crash and burn at last.

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