(yes, I know the other article was about a court case in the US)
Let's all start going along with the PC/SJW ideology and start with the concept that it is just basically *WRONG* to be a white guy.
If you just start with the correct premise, this all becomes very easy to deal with.....
Nobody has debunked the gender pay gap
Wrong. It's a myth.
They're under the impression that Oracle has been discriminating against pretty much everybody in one area or the other.
Bullshit. They're under the impression that Oracle was likely to roll over and take it in the ass just to avoid the bad publicity.
Maybe it was a legitimate complaint?
Or maybe he was a shitty employee who decided to play the race card when it caught up with him.
You sit, you shit, you wipe, stand and flush.....?
Its just that the US tax payer shouldn't be on the hook to fucking pay for it....
Actually working in the banking business instead of gambling in the stock exchange casino would save banks hundreds of billions. No wait, scratch that, it would save taxpayers hundreds of billions.
Quants have made billions predicting changes in valuations.
Yes, and ex-quants have lost billions, the difference between a casino and a financial market is that the casino can tell you the odds up front.
Joke aside, that's actually has been Linus' own explanation :
he needs to be frank to people.
I can't use profanity because my Facebook Friends are actual friends, acquaintances, family and stuff.
actual friends, family and stuff are also the people of whom you might not want to hurt feelings and opt to not outright tell everything which goes through your head
("you're ugly as shit", "you clothes/car/whatever is crap", "your idea is stupid and you should be burned in public in the town square for that", etc.)
but where you would restrain yourself
("you've got personality", "well, it's original and has got some charm", "it's a surprising idea").
So again they are the people to which you would "lie" (in a fashion. You're not actively trying to outright deceive them, just not transmitting 100% of the information) which is what this study tries to point out.
MATH AND ALCOHOL DON'T MIX! Please, don't drink and derive. Mathematicians Against Drunk Deriving