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Comment: Re:This is not the same test (Score 1) 845

by spoilsportmotors (#38345384) Attached to: Are You Better At Math Than a 4th (or 10th) Grader?
The answer to which is obvious, even to someone that took geometry nearly 30 years ago, or never, if they're willing to think for a few seconds.
The question is really: "which statement would explain why we can equate the lengths of the two line segments" - and there's really only one that's likely.

Comment: Re:I think it's kinda silly (Score 1) 1002

by spoilsportmotors (#36145294) Attached to: Do Developers Really Need a Second Monitor?
My kingdom - such as it is - for mod-points. This is exactly what I'm doing now, and it would be insanely painful to have one monitor with all this crap crammed into it. Also holds true developing and debugging windows applications; code/IDE on one monitor, application on the other; in certain cases, the window flip will cause events to be hit in code you don't want, and the "extra" monitor pays for itself almost instantly in reduced frustration and developer time.

Comment: A friend of the devil? (Score 1) 278

by spoilsportmotors (#29275109) Attached to: Sony To Put Chrome On Laptops
Makes you wonder what the full terms of the deal was. Hard to see that you could make any kind of deal with Sony and not have some Evil rub off on you.

This becomes a nasty little quandary for the ethics department - and it'll be interesting to see what comes of it. The Chrome browser is not only fairly decent (ignoring the current lack of extensions), but evolving at what can only be considered to be an alarming rate, at least if your a competitor.

ASHes to ASHes, DOS to DOS.