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An Army Medal For Coding In Perl

Bugamn Re:Shoulda got a purple heart (192 comments)

Because all Slashdot is these days is bitching about everything.


about a month ago

Ask Slashdot: Correlation Between Text Editor and Programming Language?

Bugamn Re: vi, Emacs or IDE (359 comments)

Last time I used it came with the cheat sheet in the menu.

about a month ago
top, Mensa Create Dating Site For Geniuses

Bugamn Re:why would I want to hang with a buncha cunts (561 comments)

Let's put it another way. Since it's a club for people with similar intrinsic characteristics, how would you call a party for only white people? I'll be burned for that, right?

about a month ago

Electrical Control of Nuclear Spin Qubits: Important Step For Quantum Computing

Bugamn Re:hyperfine-Stark effect (42 comments)

It works fine to keep powered suits of armor flying.

about a month and a half ago

Study: Royalty Charges Almost On Par With Component Costs For Smartphones

Bugamn Go Republic! (131 comments)

We should cut their heads and use royalty free phones

about 2 months ago

Professors: US "In Denial" Over Poor Maths Standards

Bugamn Re:danger will robinson (688 comments)

What is the limit of this madness?

about 2 months ago

Ouya's Unsung Strength: Multiplayer For Parties

Bugamn Re:This exists (54 comments)

There is also Smash Bros, WarioWare, Just Dance.

about 2 months ago

Luke Prosthetic Arm Approved By FDA

Bugamn Probably not successful (59 comments)

I heard it had a lukewarm reception.

about 2 months ago

The Next Unreal Tournament: Totally Free, Developed By Public

Bugamn Re:This sounds great... (122 comments)

Consider that there are few games for Linux and there were even fewer at that time. It probably is a bit of a hyperbole (and I don't think there is any problem with that), but I can see how someone would have their heart broken over that. Maybe they use only Linux normally, so it means they cannot even play?

about 3 months ago

Programming Language Diversity On the Rise

Bugamn Re:A good sign (177 comments)

No flamewar here. In this discussing a VIm cultist can agree with an Emacs brother. Better a good editor, than an IDE per language. I lose productivity when I try to use Eclipse simply because it doesn't have the same tools I already know from VIm, and it is not worth to me to learn it deeply, as I usually work combining different languages.

about 3 months ago

It's World Password Day: Change Your Passwords

Bugamn Re:Enough "world days" (116 comments)

Why are changing ******* to *******?

about 3 months ago

The Dismal State of SATCOM Security

Bugamn Re:Tell us MORE! (54 comments)

So you believe in security through obscurity, right?

about 3 months ago

Apple's Spotty Record of Giving Back To the Tech Industry

Bugamn Re:Free as in fuck you! (268 comments)

Parent has a certain point. Apple has no real obligation to pay. If one really wants a return, they should either charge for it, or maybe use a license that includes a return, e.g. GPLv2 with return of code. Unfortunately GPLv3 scared most serious users, Apple included.

about 3 months ago

Wi-Fi Problems Dog Apple-Samsung Trial

Bugamn Re:Um... (80 comments)

Maybe the building is old enought to have been projected with power, but no one thought about the possibility of adding more cords?

about 3 months ago

Stephen Colbert To Be Letterman's Successor

Bugamn Re:WTF? (193 comments)

Are you talking about the Return of the Kirk?

about 3 months ago

Toward Better Programming

Bugamn Re:Programming is hard... (391 comments)

I don't know him, but I use usually git while colleagues would rather use mercurial, bazaar or fossil. Basically, any distributed version control system. I prefer git because it has more features and I want to learn how to best use them. Before that I used fossil because it was simple and all data was stored in a single file (SQLite database), but some small annoyances and bug drove me off. Bazaar I used a bit after inheriting a project, but it lacked features to me, mostly easy branching. Mercurial I have never used.

about 4 months ago


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My Test Entry

Bugamn Bugamn writes  |  more than 4 years ago

So this is my journal and I decided to try if it works. If I can read this again I guess it does.

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