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Comment Moo (Score 4, Funny) 127

Unfortunately, you have to be a finance major to understand the report.

But the Finance major can't possibly be a CS major, unless he went to college twice, which would means he can't plan anyway. Regardless, if he went for Finance first, then to CS, he obviously realized that CS was better. But, if he went for CS first, then for Finance, he would then realize that CS was better. This catch 22 is the best proof why Agile is the preferred method even when taking college courses.

Comment Re:cool (Score 1) 2

Up to chapter 2. The breaks at just over 3 minutes means not too much repeated. Though, ironically, yesterday, the first time i tried it, i left off right before the end of one (no way to know without timing, really) and got a full 3 minute repeat.

I do not often read fiction, per se. One reason being, i am enthralled by nearly anything i read. LoTR is especially good, and the reader did an excellent job on top of that. Add the British accent and i simply don't want to get out of the car. I am embarrassed to say that i have laughed out loud (in the privacy of the car) while getting into the story.

Comment Moo (Score 1) 2

I wanted to say that you needed to use Cyrillician logic, but as it fails miserably, i am not commenting at all.

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Journal Journal: In Passing: my phone is three years old 2

In the elevator today, on my way to the sixth floor, a man and woman were talking. She told him that she had a new phone, and after he asked, she explained (iirc), "It's a 5s....my old phone was a 'droid", putting on a more serious face, "it was three years old".

Luckily the doors opened an i got off. I might just have burst out laughing...youngsters.

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Journal Journal: Mini Rant: Matching terms 2

Why do i see people using Header & Trailer records? It is Header & Footer! Get it, the head is opposite the foot. If it is a Trailer record, the former is a Leader record. Head is the top of the body, foot is the bottom; lead comes before, trail comes after. Sheesh, some people just don't think! When should one be used over the other? It is a matter of paradigm. Are the records "part of" the body or not?

Comment Re:My experience (Score 1) 3

Google Translate does a half decent job.

For example, the beginning

Constare animalium corpora ex calidi, frigidi, sicci, humidique mixtura, nec esse horum omnium parem in temperatura portionem, demonstratum antiquis abunde est, tum philosophorum, tum medicorum praecipuis. Diximus autem & nos de iis, ea quae probabilia sunt uisa alio opere. In quo de iis, quae Hyppocrates constituit elementis, egimus. Hoc opere, quod illi proxime succedit, omnium temperamentorum differentias, quot hae, qualesque sint, siue generatim quis, siue membratim diuidat, inuenire docebo. Sumamque ab ipsa nominum interpretatione principium. Cum nanque ex calidi, frigidi, sicci, & humidi, temperatura conflari corpora dicunt, de iis, quae summo gradu sic se habent, ipsis scilicet elementis, aÃre, igni, aqua. terra, intelligendum aiunt. Cum uero animal, stirpemue calidam, humimidam, frigidam, uel siccam esse, non item. Neque enim ullum animal, aut calidum in summo esse posse, ut est ignis, aut in summo humidum, sicut est aqua: pari modo nec frigidum, siccumue in summo. Sed ab eo quod in mixtura pollet, appellationem sortiri,

is translated as

The animal is composed bodies to be of hot, cold, dry, and moist mixture , nor the being of those of all the peer in the portion of the temperature has been demonstrated of old time, it is quite enough , as well as of the philosophers , as well as the principal of physicians . But we have said & which we find out what those are things that are more or less probable it seemed appropriate for another work . In which of the things which constitutes the elements of Hippocrates , and have dealt wickedly . This work , which is now the former is succeeded by , of all the combinations of the differences, and how many these are , and what they are , or in general any man , whether in its constituent parts divide , find the symptoms. Sumamque of names from the very interpretation of the principle. Since, for a portion of hot, cold, dry, and somewhat moist , the temperature of melting down their bodies , they say, of the things which the highest degree of the same relationship holds present, namely, the elements, air , fire, water . land , they understood . But when an animal, stirpemue hot , humimidam , cold water , or dry to be, not the same. For it is not any kind of animal , or the hot to be in the highest degree to be able to , as it is a fire , or at the top of the moist , as it is in water, and in the same way nor cold, siccumue at the top. But from the fact that in a mixture is endowed with , and the calling to draw lots ,

(stirpemue can become two words, stirpe mue, and humimdam can be corrected based on the proofreader's note to humidam) Which seems good enough to understand what he meant. A professional translation would be nicer, but probably too expensive. I have asked for a ball park quote, we'll see where that goes.

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