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Comment: Re:An ever bigger torpedo (Score 1) 187

by misexistentialist (#49629591) Attached to: Self-Driving Big Rigs Become a Reality

Each one is a learn as you go, something humans excel at

They think they do, which is why there are plenty of cases of people plowing into road crews, though it's true an automated car might get stuck or refuse to move, impeding road efficiency instead of accepting a certain measure of road worker expendability. Of course if road construction and human flaggers are causing "chaotic" road conditions there is probably room to improve the procedure

Comment: Re:No more "social justice" crap here, please. (Score 1) 301

Trying to prevent sexism or racism or other isms did not used to be considered an evil thing to do, at least not until the last couple of years.

It's that "progressivism" moving always forward, at some point advocates for certain groups start to look simply like opponents of others.

Comment: Re:Furthe proof that men and women think different (Score 1) 634

by misexistentialist (#49568045) Attached to: How To Increase the Number of Female Engineers
Women aren't that irrational

programs aimed at reducing global poverty and inequality

means they are interested in pretending to do engineering to get salaries with zero effort. The male equivalent is probably ill-conceived weapons systems for the government

Comment: Re:Remember Hypatia (Score 0) 493

And they haven't learned that oppressing a gender makes them weak because they're not using all of their "human resources" at their disposal. Imagine if tomorrow women in the US were required to stay home and not have would destroy the US economy very quickly.

Instead of doing the very important work of sitting on chairs in government buildings? The secular western countries are utilizing women so well they are all undergoing demographic collapse, which is why they are frantically importing humans produced by religious orders.

Comment: Re:Free speech and trigger warnings, take a pick (Score 1) 114

Eventually the courts will apply "yelling fire in a theater" to more types of speech if that's what society wants. The only question will be whether it is legal for the crowd to beat the speaker to death in self defense, or if it should be left to the authorities.

Comment: Re:The UK Government Are Massively Out Of Touch (Score -1, Redundant) 191

by misexistentialist (#49509745) Attached to: Assange Talk Spurs UK Judges To Boycott Legal Conference
An idiot for foiling a CIA stratagem to get him into their custody? A bad person because he is charged with a fake offense? 100 times less important than Snowden...whom he saved from arrest? You are either writing on the clock or being manipulated due to a rendition that you can't remember

Comment: Re:What happens... (Score 1) 599

Colleges and workplaces will give them priority too, see Harvey Mudd, which punishes males students for being "macho" if they demonstrate programming expertise, and reddit, which won't allow males to negotiate a higher salary due to performance. European companies are also being forced by law to hire females to the highest positions without regard to qualifications or ability.

If it wasn't for Newton, we wouldn't have to eat bruised apples.