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Comment: Re:Am I the onlyone... (Score 1) 163

by iblum (#38217206) Attached to: AMD Confirms Commitment To x86

This is why it's good to have a background in math, even if you're not employed in an STEM field. All sorts of processes can be described in mathematical terms, knowing what those terms mean helps you understand the world better. People often say "calculus? I'll never use that after high school!". But the truth is, I use my calculus education every single day without ever touching an integral or derivative.

I was thinking about setting up a Reggie Pole for my wife to dance on.

Comment: Re:That's not a bug, it's a feature (Score 1) 307

by iblum (#38205062) Attached to: Study Hints That Wi-Fi Near Testes Could Decrease Male Fertility
Also you are far more likely to get laid if you already have the girl in a hot tub than if you are still using your laptop to converse with her. so, in attempting to reproduce, the cycle goes, laptop, hot tub, bedroom (unless you are in a porn movie in which case you do her right there in the hot tub.) As some of the geeks here are having trouble processing, before reproduction can, they must have a female partner who is willing to copulate with them. (or semi-willing, or drugged in some way).

Comment: Re:That's not a bug, it's a feature (Score 2) 307

by iblum (#38204984) Attached to: Study Hints That Wi-Fi Near Testes Could Decrease Male Fertility
this whole article makes me wonder where some of our biology research dollars are going. I mean really, c'mon? I know there are people out there struggling with infertility and looking for any scapegoat as to why they can't get pregnant, but most of these ray gun type theories are complete crap. Don't live under power lines, don't sit too close to a tube tv, don't use your phone, don't use your laptop, watch that microwave. Sounds like instead of tin foil hats, they need tin foil underpants.

Comment: Re:No shortage of cash for weapons. But. (Score 0) 381

by iblum (#38089030) Attached to: Boeing Delivers Massive Ordnance Penetrator
Social Security is a national ponzi scheme. no amount of money is going to keep it going. National Education problems are not simply solved by throwing more money at the problem. And the US Government is cutting weapon systems one after another. very soon our entire defense posture will be compromised.

Comment: Re:hardening doesn't matter (Score 1) 381

by iblum (#38088720) Attached to: Boeing Delivers Massive Ordnance Penetrator
Not to mention that the idea is that these are "secret" bunkers. If you start laying rebar and pouring concrete over top of them, you are kinda shouting out, "HEY, THERE'S A SECRET UNDERGROUND BUNKER HERE". kinda defeats the purpose of putting it underground in the first place. If I was Iran, I'd do my nuclear testing in a nice safe place. Turkey. After all, the US isn't going to start bombing Turkey anytime soon.

Comment: Re:Cool! (Score 1) 381

by iblum (#38088588) Attached to: Boeing Delivers Massive Ordnance Penetrator
yeah. the US government just adores telling people what to do. "You there, go vote for a leader" "You, over there, foster religious freedom." "Hey you, stop oppressing your people and your neighbors." "enough with that sponsoring international terrorism." Damn big bullies, these united states people. Must be why everyone hates us. all this disgusting freedom.

Let's organize this thing and take all the fun out of it.

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