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Comment: Re:What the hell is wrong with Millennials?! (Score 1) 464

by delt0r (#48601595) Attached to: Peru Indignant After Greenpeace Damages Ancient Nazca Site
Greenpeace may have started with the boomers. But the new generation with a lot of time on their hands and rather limited experience or for that matter education, on how things really work. I remember feeling all indignant about big industry and "corporations", but i kept reading and soon learnt the reality of the situation. After all I was enjoying a rather nice lifestyle because of of big industry and corporations.

I mean how many greenpeace people with iPhones, or worse driving around protesting all the time on the unemployment benefit (know a few that did that in NZ) do you know.

Comment: Re:I guess Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking (Score 1) 414

by delt0r (#48600375) Attached to: AI Expert: AI Won't Exterminate Us -- It Will Empower Us
I once worked in the field. I have published more than him, i have more citations than him. Turns out if you want to be respected in science you need to do more than good PR, many of us don't like this guy, but understand the PR angle, and why you can't really fire him.

I suggest you Google him, and note the lack of contributions.

Comment: Re:Sounds unlikely to me (Score 1) 135

by delt0r (#48571451) Attached to: Rosetta Results: Comets "Did Not Bring Water To Earth"
It is true that its not conclusive, but there is evidence that it happened or probably happened. If it did happen however then other things are also probably happened.

And by probably i mean at the level of confidence of any AGW prediction model. ie a bit. Yet every man and his dog knows that scientist having everything correct with AGW and your a coal/oil denier shill if you disagree. Yet every armchair scientist that hasn't even bothered to read the wiki about $TOPIC know why everyone working in the field is so clearly wrong.

Some people carve careers, others chisel them.