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New Bill Would Require Patent Trolls To Pay Defendants' Attorneys

Pingo Great (196 comments)

That's about time.

about 2 years ago

Ask Slashdot: How Many of You Actually Use Math?

Pingo Re:Field dependent requirement (1086 comments)

I am now 58 years old and by some strange reason I have allways needed to use very advanced math in my work. Now my work has been in the Swedish defence industri for 28 years and I have never been involved in anything resembling IT. Only embedded computers in Swedish fighter aircafts and its weapon systems. Also RADAR signal and navigation alghorithms where Quaternions has been an essential skill that I had to learn. I have been fortunate to have good payed jobs that has been very interesting but then programming for me is just a way of expressing my solution to a technical problem. I have also worked with missile tech or what some would call rocket science. No math gives low salaries and very boring jobs.

more than 2 years ago

Ham Radio Licenses Top 700,000, An All-Time High

Pingo Ham Radio Licenses Top 700,000, An All-Time High (358 comments)

Well, since they no longer require morsecode, anyone can get a ham radio license. On the morse code ham radio segments all is well but on the phone bands all kind of nuts is presented.

73 de SM2IUF

about 3 years ago

Sarcasm Useful For Detecting Dementia

Pingo Re:A good idea for early detection of mental illne (389 comments)

Nice to learn that you are better.

In an earlier post I revealed that my spouse had a problem with psykosis episodes that started after her first childbirth. I noticed that before every episode she was unable to understand sarcasm and after a few episodes I used that to check her out by using sarcasm.

Interstingly, when she was completly well she understood sarcasm easily but in the very very beginning of an episode she wouldn't understand sarcasm and I used that as an indicator to get ready to help her out.

We no longer live together and she is an old woman now and all her psykosis episodes is just a memory and she is now very well.

I'm curious to learn if there was periods when you were able to understand sarcasm like my former spouse?

about 6 years ago

Sarcasm Useful For Detecting Dementia

Pingo Not just for dementia (389 comments)

From my own experience I have noticed that people
in the very start of a psykosis episode also suffers from not beeing able to understand sarcasm.

This is before they show any real signs of the mental illness.

I lived together with a woman many years that had this kind of problems and I used sarcasm to check her up so to speak. It never failed to indicate when she was about to have a new episode and to be prepared to help her out.

about 6 years ago

Trial Set To Determine What SCO Owes Novell

Pingo Re:Individuals should pay. (126 comments)

I agree and would get satisfaction if these guys gets imprisoned and learn first hand about prison shower rooms where big homosexual inmates breaks them in and get used as the cunts they are. //Pingo

more than 6 years ago


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