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Comment: Re:Not this shit again (Score 1, Informative) 672

by Lumpy (#49110433) Attached to: Bill Nye Disses "Regular" Software Writers' Science Knowledge

Dude, we had a discussion about processor not long ago here on slashdot and MANY CS grads and professionals said that processors work with decimal Integer and decimal floating point math and are not binary anymore.

Sorry but they are BINARY. every single processor in use today are Binary, the Address and Data lines are 0 or 1 and then they at the base do binary math. You can't send a 2 or 3 in through any of the single Data pins. and when it goes out it's Binary. The fact that CS grads are so low educated that they will argue the point and ignore that a computer is still 100% binary is incredibly sad.

I personally believe that to get a CS degree you should be forced to take an EE class every semester. If you don't understand the hardware, then you are an ineffective programmer.

Comment: Re:Take your space (Score 1) 289

by Lumpy (#49108309) Attached to: How Walking With Smartphones May Have Changed Pedestrian Etiquette

Yup, the story headline needs to read, " are stupid people using smartphones as an excuse to be rude"

The answer is yes. Dumb people are being dumber. Kudos for you, I will also stand my ground, a friend of mine that is 6ft 9 inches tall will actually plant his feet so he is a brick wall and then say, "sorry, I know I am kind of hard to see..."

Comment: The message most people get out of the movie.... (Score 2) 194

by Lumpy (#49107271) Attached to: The Imitation Game Fails Test of Inspiring the Next Turings

People in general are scumbag assholes. And if you are smart and save your entire country, the assholes will beat you down anyways.

Ask Neil Degrasse Tyson how much hate mail he gets from the idiot assholes of the world. Just look at the man's twitter feed.

If you are smart, the raging morons of the world will hate you. This is a stone cold fact.

The more they over-think the plumbing the easier it is to stop up the drain.