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Comment Re:In a world (Score 1) 70

where supposedly anyone can 'code', this is the expected result. Why would you expect anything else from cheap inexperienced labor?

There is a "coding" school here in Seattle (I think it's some chain) that will teach you to "code" in 7 or 8 weeks, and then apparently get a $70k job.

I don't believe it, I think they are designed to suck up GI Bill money from veterans.

But at least they are teaching Python...

Comment Huh? What? (Score 5, Insightful) 215

the researchers were unable to determine an actual cause-and-effect relationship between sipping artificially sweetened drinks and an increased risk for stroke and dementia

In other words, the headline is worthless click-bait. This is not a "study", it's a statistical analysis of a database set that proves nothing at all by itself.

Comment Re:Do we really need sandwich police? (Score 1) 287

It's a sandwich, not a nuclear reactor. If you like the way it tastes, great.

Adding ethylene glycol to white wine improves its taste, but I doubt that you really want to drink it.

If adding antifreeze to your wine improves its taste, you should maybe consider changing your brand of wine.

Comment Re:Irrelevant Studies (Score 1) 287

If the studies are correct, you can't sue a news reporter for reporting factually correct news.

In America, truth is an absolute defense against libel. In the UK it is not, and you can be found guilty if someone's feelings were hurt. I don't know about Canada.

This is nonsense.

The problem with UK libel law is that truth is a defence, but the burden of proof is on the defendant.

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