optimus_phil writes: So this might be straying from the conventional Slashdot post but I thought it was worth sharing nonetheless.
An IBM employee posted this statement on Google Plus which caused quite a bit of commotion among commenters. Reading the comments, I'm sure most reader's here will appreciate the humor in this classic example of the Dunning-Kruger effect and plain old ignorance and the arrogance that comes with it.
"The fundamental principle of science, the definition almost, is this: the
sole test of the validity of any idea is experiment."
-- Richard P. Feynman