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Comment: And that's not all. (Score 1) 492

by m_frankie_h (#30759054) Attached to: US DOJ Says Kindle In Classroom Hurts Blind Students

There is of course the frequent practice of teachers speaking (thus discriminating the deaf) and sometimes even pointing at things (which is highly insensitive to those without arms)

And don't get me started about some teachers _teaching_, discriminating those of us, who are stupid and lazy.

Comment: Re:Private Car Cameras (Score 1) 480

by m_frankie_h (#29404201) Attached to: Trust an Insurance Company's "Drive-Cam?"

As for "computer engineers are most likely to crash" ... correlation does not imply causation

So what? This is insurance, not science. They are not trying to create a grand unified theory of car crash probability, they just want to predict the probability of any given driver crashing. Correlation is good enough for that.


+ - ECMAScript 4 Reference Implementation Released->

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mad.frog writes "Dave Herman has posted a note on lambda-the-ultimate.org announcing that the first pre-release of the reference implementation of ECMAScript Edition 4 (a.k.a. JavaScript 2) is now available. Language geeks will be interested to find that the reference implementation of ECMAScript is being written in Standard ML, rather than pseudocode."
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