What does Math have to do with programming?
Is that a serious comment?!
Software is essentially a manifestation of logic to solve a problem, so I would hope anyone programming has (at least) some idea about logic, computation, algorithms, computational complexity...
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Quite right too! The burden of understanding, interpretation and clarity of fact is on the reader, definitely not the person who writes the post.
In fact, most Slashdot posts adhere to this rule: say anything and leave it up to the reader to make sense of it!
I have circumstantial evidence of someone trying to hack into an account of mine--they were unsuccessful.
Or they were very successful!
Q: Where did Saddam Hussein keep his CDs?
A: He didn't have any CDs, he legitimately purchased all of his music through iTunes and kept it on a (non-exploding) iPod!
I think it's more likely that these people speak better, more grammatically correct English than the average Brit or American.
Since when has the average person spoken grammatically correct British/American English? What about slang, regional vocabulary, accents?
I think it'd be hard for a native speaker to translate in a lot of cases e.g. north/south in the UK.
An authority is a person who can tell you more about something than you really care to know.