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Comment It has a lot to do with what is fed at home (Score 1) 256

My nieces and nephew from two of my sisters have had a variety of vegetables with every meal since they were infants, and they all love them (sometimes in preference to the main course.) My other nephew, on the other hand, was fed more starch and meat while young, and avoids vegetables like the plague.

I firmly believe that whether a kid will eat their vegetables has a lot more to do with what kind of foods they eat in their very young days than it has to do with what is served in a school cafeteria. Many kids, especially those in poorer neighbourhoods, rarely see fresh vegetables. They're "foreign foods" to them, so they instinctively "hate" them.

Comment Re:improper claims/illegal advertising (Score 1) 319

The US isn't going to be the only nation making claims, so you're dreaming if you think the US legal bill would be paid above and before every other nation's. There are a lot of seriously pissed off people, organizations, and governments out there getting in line.

Comment So... (Score 1) 146

That works out to 8238450 work days of programming (presuming 50 week years.)

That means they only expect a programmer to produce 1396 lines of code per day.

It would seem they're over-estimating the cost of their projects -- even back in the early '90s an "average" programmer produced 2000 lines of code per day, and that was before the advent of most of the modern debugging and IDE technology that speeds up the process, included time for builds which used to run for hours or days instead of minutes, and involved a lot of manual processing to integrate code from different developers because versioning tools were so primitive (RCS days.)

Computer Science is merely the post-Turing decline in formal systems theory.