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Comment: Re:Coding: Language Skills (Score 1) 306

Learning to code is like learning a second language.

As someone who knows (with varying degrees of proficiency) English, French, C#, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, and VB.NET... no it isn't. Human languages are WAY harder to learn, both in terms of having far more information, and in terms of being highly irregular and unpredictable (and that's not to start on trying to understand people pronouncing things quickly and slurredly). I'm still crappy at French after 15 years, but I've learned several programming languages to a decent degree, even as an adult.

Comment: Re:It's kinda cute (Score 1) 445

by jez9999 (#49781377) Attached to: Creationists Manipulating Search Results

Sadly due to a very lousy school system in the US many Christians simply can not understand their own faith. They get suckered in by all kinds of nonsense sects that offer teachings about 100% opposite of what Christ asked of us.

So what if Christ had asked people to believe in creationism? Would that make it any more valid?

Comment: Re: bye (Score 3, Interesting) 531

by jez9999 (#49751597) Attached to: Ads Based On Browsing History Are Coming To All Firefox Users

Every "ux expert" and "architect" seems to think they're god's own gift to mankind, and Mozilla is packed to the brim with those.

The main problem is that Mozilla is filled with project managers and senior devs who LISTEN to the UX 'experts' and let them drive the agenda. Why they do is beyond me. Perhaps it is a plot by Google or perhaps they are just morons.

Kleeneness is next to Godelness.