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Comment: Re:Also possibly fictious (Score 1) 221

by radarskiy (#49362223) Attached to: Dark Matter Is Even More of a Mystery Than Expected

"Neither of your sources actually found dark matter."

Your original claim wasn't about whether it has been conclusively found or not, therefore the fact that my responses do not address such a claim is as irrelevant as it is unsurprising.

Your actual claim was "The justification for dark matter is unexplained gravity" to which I responded with a non-gravitational justification.

Comment: Re:Also possibly fictious (Score 1) 221

by radarskiy (#49359975) Attached to: Dark Matter Is Even More of a Mystery Than Expected

Particle physics predicts certain weakly-interacting particles (http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-ex/9802007) which just so happen to have properties that coincide with the WIMPs which are one of the possible predicted particles from cosmology. There is data coming in from non-gravitational experiments (http://www.sciencemag.org/content/327/5973/1619) though not a lot so far. However, conformation of the particles' existence is not necessary to refute your claim there that there are only gravity-based predictions.

Comment: Re:Good Luck (Score 2) 323

by radarskiy (#49358931) Attached to: Amazon Requires Non-Compete Agreements.. For Warehouse Workers

"Most warehouse workers are 'judgement proof', in that they don't have the assets to pay anything."

This also mean that most warehouse workers cannot afford individual legal counsel to advise them that they are judgement-proof, thus are vulnerable to intimidation.

But at least they aren't unionized!

Comment: Re:That'll make everyone a programmer (Score 1) 211

Why is using the built in features of one runtime program but using the built in features of another runtime not programming? You can write things like the game arkanoid or the calculator dc for sed. Do they suddenly become non-programs?

Or how about your "Hello, World" with input:

#!/usr/bin/sed -f
1 i \
Input Name:
1 d
2 s/\(.*\)/Hello, \1/
q

(It requires an initial carriage return to get the prompt, because I'm not that good with sed.)

"One Architecture, One OS" also translates as "One Egg, One Basket".

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