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Comment OMG! (Score 4, Funny) 293

So the news here is that absolute Web Developer unemployment went from 2.1% to 3.1% and tech layoff rose by ~5%. That is a fluctuation of 1 month! Oh noes! What will we do!? That is ONE MONTH you statistically challenged clod.

And a summer month at that, when I assume new grads are coming into the market.

Do you guys seriously have the gall to call that journalism?

Comment Perspective (Score 1) 843

Over 1 trillion dollars for a war toy that doesn't even work is astounding. For comparison that's 10 Apollo programs. I don't mean 10 rockets, I mean ten times the whole research, development and 17 missions. For that kind of money, we could have gone to Mars or solved cheap solar energy.

Federal grants are offered for... research into the recreation potential of interplanetary space travel for the culturally disadvantaged.