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Comment Re:Wishful thinking (Score 5, Funny) 249

This just in - they got a response:

Dear Earthling,

Hello! I am a creature from a galaxy far away, visiting your planet.
I have transformed myself into this text file. As you are reading it, I
am having sex with your eyeballs. I know you like it because you are
smiling. Please pass me on to someone else because I'm really horny.

Comment Re:And this is on slashdot why? (Score 2, Interesting) 253

I don't even have a license. Anecdotally, it seems that techies drive less than other people, unless of course they live in someplace like silicon valley. But I'd bet there's less interest in cars and motorcycles among computer geeks than, say, mechanical engineers. Anyone what to chime in with their preferences/opinions?

Comment Re:If you are asking this question (Score 1) 372

Cheaters come to you?! Oh good I am stuck on a programming project. I have to solve this thing called the Towers of Hanoi, in Python. Have you done this before? If so please post the code. If you don't have it in Python I'll try to make do with another language. Never did understand recursion!!

One of the chief duties of the mathematician in acting as an advisor... is to discourage... from expecting too much from mathematics. -- N. Wiener