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Comment Re:Science discourages reproducing (Score 2) 322

I did this once as a grad student. I pointed out an error to the authors of a published study. They were nice, but some of the email exchanges were a little tense. Understandably, emotions get high in a situation like this. However, I would not recommend grad students do this as a general project, because they can be easily attacked by more senior researchers with better standing in their fields.

Comment Re: Live by the cloud, (Score 3) 101


Why the hell would you "self-host" a cloud service?

Almost any server can be "cloud service". There are several interesting solutions to the problem "I need to access a Git repository over the net" in "the cloud" or otherwise. For example, I self host because my code is so amazing, I can't risk having anyone see it lest they die from heart attack due to the overwhelming splendor.

Comment Re:Yabba Dabba Doo! (Score 1) 401

The name is totally appropriate, if you understand its derivation. Altaba is the younger sister of Alibaba. Legend has it, that Altaba was always considered the "black sheep" of the family, but eventually became independent and successful through lots of hard work and determination.

Comment Re:NO to popular vote (Score 1) 1430

This is an incredibly silly argument, "the entire lead that Hillary has is covered by her lead in Los Angeles County", when one person's vote in Los Angeles County counts the same in the popular vote as one person's vote in Texas. Yet, it was modded +5 insightful. Apparently, the "nerds" here on Slashdot can't do math.

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