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Normal Humans Effectively Excluded From Developing Software

badkarmadayaccount Re:Proper Language (608 comments)

Mod parent +1 Language War Flamebait. C is not type safe, especially its pointers, and has no standard mechanism for managing memory in a multithreaded environment. And its macro system sucks donkey balls. And it has no standard cross-platform build system that doesn't suck (note all the make clones). Flame on!

about three weeks ago

CentOS Linux Version 7 Released On x86_64

badkarmadayaccount Re:Kentos or Sentos? (125 comments)

Disclaimer: I was born and live in BG. Mods with a Politically Correct agenda shut up.

about three weeks ago

CentOS Linux Version 7 Released On x86_64

badkarmadayaccount Re:Kentos or Sentos? (125 comments)

Hey, that's Bulgaria, not Romania, you insensitive clod!

about three weeks ago

NASA Launching Satellite To Track Carbon

badkarmadayaccount Re:Unsurprising results? (190 comments)

Actually, it's seaweed. All the land plants can disappear tommorow, with little consequence. Most of the CO2 cycle is through the marine ecosystem, so just tweak it a bit.

about three weeks ago

Ninety-Nine Percent of the Ocean's Plastic Is Missing

badkarmadayaccount Re:One non-disturbing theory (304 comments)

Water is not that impressive a solvent, Try N,N-dimethylformamide or THF.

about three weeks ago

Damian Conway On Perl 6 and the Philosophy of Programming

badkarmadayaccount Re:syntax (132 comments)

I though those were of the too simple category.

about three weeks ago

Tesla Aims For $30,000 Price, 2017 Launch For Model E

badkarmadayaccount Re:Not Aluminum? Not a good sign. (247 comments)

That's my dream house! :) Love the idea, what do you do for a living though? I could quite get it. ;)

about three weeks ago

First Phone Out of Microsoft-Nokia -- and It's an Android

badkarmadayaccount Re:So what? (193 comments)

You two are most annoying, why is this place a perpetual schoolyard? You disagree, don't be an ass hole about it.

about a month ago

Teaching College Is No Longer a Middle Class Job

badkarmadayaccount Re:Administrators (538 comments)

Sounds like Bulgaria. :D

about a month ago

X Window System Turns 30 Years Old

badkarmadayaccount Re:time to die... (204 comments)

Actually, there is transparency, Weston implements a RDP server.

about a month ago

Biodegradable Fibers As Strong As Steel Made From Wood Cellulose

badkarmadayaccount Re:Stronger than steel (82 comments)

True that, but I think a simple epoxy coat would work?

about a month ago

Cisco Opposes Net Neutrality

badkarmadayaccount Re:I prefer (337 comments)

MPLS can run efficiently on a cheap CPU, ATM usually requires ASICs, and expensive ones.

about a month ago

Overeager Compilers Can Open Security Holes In Your Code

badkarmadayaccount Re:Simple. (199 comments)

Ever heard of Ada and Fortran?

about a month ago

"Super Bananas" May Save Millions of Lives In Africa

badkarmadayaccount Re:And hippies will protest it (396 comments)

Screw that, I want THC in hops, and tobacco, and potatoes, and... everywhere! Take that, cops!

about a month ago

Google Engineer: We Need More Web Programming Languages

badkarmadayaccount Re:Why? (309 comments)

Fortran is faster or equal to C, why do we need that macro-assembler again?

about a month and a half ago



ECS A530, Transmeta CPU - operating sytem advice

badkarmadayaccount badkarmadayaccount writes  |  more than 3 years ago

badkarmadayaccount writes "I have a friend proud new owner of such a machine, though it's loaded with XP SP3 — not exactly a justice to it. I am considering WinFLP, though I would like to put linux on it, I can't seem to find a userfriendly lightweight distro for it — Fedora kernel panics on boot, apparently an issue with a missing instruction in the CMS, and Ubuntu as well claims being an i686 distro. Maybe mint? But I don't think I can rely on my judgement for this — that's why I'm turning to you, slashdot."



A poem from last saturday

badkarmadayaccount badkarmadayaccount writes  |  more than 2 years ago

Let the cold and wet earth open its womb -
from chaos, into chaos, we fly.
Let the cold entropy freeze
and spread all my pain into
a thousand icy crystals - nevermore to exist
in my reality - nevermore to exist,
but as dissolving traces of life
unto the heat death of the universe.
Let the zero point fluctuations drown out
the beating of my broken heart -
past, present, and future -
maybe if it never was, and never will be
in this light cone,
the light fantastic -
the light beyond the darkness -
will shine and freeze the pain.

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