Like many technically-minded people, I don't have a lot of time to keep up with sports.
The word you're looking for is "Nerd". It's OK to say it, it's in the title-bar of Slashdot.
In California, lack of correlation doesn't prove lack of causation.
Driving is a privilege, not a right (there's no Constitutional right to drive a car)
Please see the 9th Amendment.
The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people.
And stop construing.
my interest in the hobby is essentially gone and I've not been a visitor to my own site in well over two years.
CmdrTaco, is that you?
Kid, I've flown from one side of this galaxy to the other, and I've seen a lot of strange stuff, but I've never seen anything to make me believe that there's one all-powerful arithmetic controlling everything. No math controls my destiny. It's all a lot of simple tricks and nonsense.
I had a more direct conversation:
User: Are you human?
Mod Parent Up. S&P didn't just "make a perfectly valid assumption", they were given
(because they used B instead of A)
It was developed by Bjarne Stroustrup starting in 1979
the C++ programming language standard was ratified in 1998
So you're saying the "first iteration" took 19 years. You must use the word "iteration" differently at your shop than we do at mine.
I would say I'm amazed at the economic illiteracy of
That quote really ties your post together. Most people are able to see right through the bullshit statistics you cite. I would have assumed all
Classic. Really classic.
I really dig my iPad, and have no reason to get this new one.
Except..Apple is going to make me download the new OS, making my iPad 1 slow to a crawl. Just like they did to my iPhone 3G.
Yes I know I could never update. But, that doesn't seem like a reasonable thing to ask your customers to do.