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Comment: Re:Yo, its 2014! (Score 1) 291

by Zecheus (#48469483) Attached to: Is Ruby On Rails Losing Steam?
There is only one 10 year span with relevance to the context of this post: the 10 year span that ends now. Historians would care what the highest paid programming job is in 1978, or 2011. People planning a programming career, or evaluating opportunities TODAY won't care. Reading comprehension is hard, but contextual analysis is harder.

Comment: Re:Nothing? (Score 2) 429

by Zecheus (#48335279) Attached to: Mathematical Proof That the Universe Could Come From Nothing
No. Not turtles all the way down. That is a blunder. One turtle on top of another on top of another .... is a broken model. God is the single source of being, the single source of existence. This statement is irrational: The existence of the single source of existence depends on another source of existence.

+ - Former Assistant Secretary of Energy to Obama says: Climate Science is not settl->

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Zecheus (1072058) writes "Steven E. Koonin in an article published this weekend of the People's Climate March summarizes the "very, very difficult" problem for the climate science research community. There are hard questions, and the climate models today are not dependable. He warns against declaring climate science as either 'settled' or a 'hoax', because neither declarations advance the public discourse of politicians or diplomats who are developing the policies of environmental management."
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+ - How far will YOU go for highest speed Internet->

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Zecheus (1072058) writes "This community is extraordinarily rural. It is considered among the northernmost in the world. In the summer, temperature rises as high as 40F. There are more polar bears than humans. Even the usual ubiquitous and generous Norwegian health care is out of reach: inhabitants leave for the south to give birth or to die. On the other hand, it enjoys the highest quality Internet experience in the world due to recently installed fiber. Care to give it a try? By the way, the area has a turnover rate of over 25% every year."
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