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Comment: Re:The solution is obvious (Score 2) 575


Google are a highly effective propaganda company.

But, as providers of a platform for developers, they are absolutely horrible. Writing software for their "platform" is like building a house on quicksand.

They make me look back on the time spent developing for Microsofts products with fondness.

Comment: Re:So (Score 1) 335

by ShieldW0lf (#48859999) Attached to: Lies, Damn Lies, and Tech Diversity Statistics

Yeah, no shit.

My post wasn't directed at the lusers, though, it was directed at the editor.

But yeah, I think it's true... our community was bought and paid for by outsiders, and it's going to be used as a vehicle to attack us until it's finally been rendered irrelevant.

Shame. I've been coming here for a long time, and I'm still on the cutting edge of my field with lots of knowledge and wisdom to share.

Done now though... the well is poisoned, time to move on.

Comment: Re:The white in your eyes (Score 1) 219

by ShieldW0lf (#48850947) Attached to: Why Some Teams Are Smarter Than Others

Doesn't this study show that women and men don't work as well together as they do separately, and that trying to increase diversity results in less effective teams, and was a bad idea all along?

So, the smart thing to do is separate the women off away from the men, encourage them to form teams entirely composed of women, and give them some meaningful tasks to do that won't overly burden them physically and will exploit their particular strengths.

This is very innovative stuff.

Comment: So (Score 5, Insightful) 335

by ShieldW0lf (#48842647) Attached to: Lies, Damn Lies, and Tech Diversity Statistics

Is there a way to reclaim Slashdot from this constant barrage of psychological assault on IT professionals by outsiders?

I'm a bit of a nerd and I'm an IT professional. This place used to be a place to find news of interest to nerds and IT professionals. Now it's a place where there's going to be a daily article about how shitty a person I am and how shitty my industry is.

Is this what the rest of you guys come here for? To get shit on daily? It's kinda feeling like Slashdot has just become a bad habit I do when I'm bored because I've done it so many times before.

Is your target audience people who are nerds, or is it people who are envious of nerds? It's kinds feeling like this place has become the latter.

There is no likelihood man can ever tap the power of the atom. -- Robert Millikan, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1923