Then how did he know to post his reply on this thread?
Simple. The original article on the "Exceptionally Magic" drive told him on which day to come back to
Just judging by the trouble some people have using a computer, I wouldn't want to touch anything they've created with a ten foot pole.
In their defense it would be pretty hard typing anything on a computer using a ten foot pole...
My roommate back in the early 90s went on a job interview in the late 80s.
Your roomate has a time machine?
No time machine needed. They were roommates in the 90's. During this time his roommate spoke about an interview that occurred in the 80s.
The trick with that is what was the ratio of attacks stopped versus the number of people "looked" at?
In the UK their is a current debate on random stop and search used by police. The noticeable point is that it is 9% effective in finding someone doing something wrong.
So if the police stop and search 100 cars they find 9 people who are breaking the law.
Sorry, but you're wrong with those numbers. If the police stopped and searched 100 cars, and all 100 of those people were breaking the law, they find 9 people who are breaking the law.
In reality you would have to stop 1000s of cars before you caught 9 people breaking the law.
In seeking the unattainable, simplicity only gets in the way. -- Epigrams in Programming, ACM SIGPLAN Sept. 1982