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Comment: Re:Sexes ARE different, thankfully (Score 1) 547

It really makes me sad that you have to spell out for people something that is so basic and natural.

We all know it growing up but somewhere this basic knowledge of our symbiosis get's lost or challenged by adults who think they can reinvent our species merely by redefinition. Good luck with that.

Comment: Re:More dicks please (Score 2) 247

by digitalPhant0m (#49494897) Attached to: FBI Accuses Researcher of Hacking Plane, Seizes Equipment

Roberts are doing the public a great service by exposing this horrible security debacle.

But joking about possibly taking down a flight (which by all accounts he could possibly do) is no joke.
This guy needs to maintain some professionalism.

This is the same reason you can't scream "fire" in a movie theatre

Comment: Re:bah (Score 1) 261

I totally agree with you.
However, if so many people feel this way (just about everyone I know in the industry would agree with you), then why are so many more work places trending in the opposite direction (read: dot-com like, longer hours, less privacy, getting rid of cubicles and moving to benches) ??

Comment: Re:What on earth (Score 5, Informative) 234

by digitalPhant0m (#49293467) Attached to: No Fuel In the Fukushima Reactor #1

I think they are trying to be clever and play on the term China Syndrome, where the fuel melts all the way through the earth to it's Antipodal point.

But since this is Japan, the author speculates that the antipodal point is somewhere in Uruguay, which it is not (it's kinda close though).
You can check here: Antipodal Map

Comment: Re:My few cents... (Score 1) 144

by digitalPhant0m (#49242995) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: Issue Tracker For Non-Engineers?

I agree.

Our organization relies heavily on RT.

At first, I hated it. It's ugly, and written in Perl but have grown to really respect it's capabilities.
It's easy enough for the managers to poke around in and do basic administration, but flexible enough for the engineers to code custom plugins and scripts to extend functionality.

There is a large community and tons of documentation.

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