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Ask Slashdot: Practical Bitrot Detection For Backups?

carlcmc Photos = Lightroom plus DNG on a Drobo (321 comments)

Convert photos to DNG in Adobe Lightroom and use the ability for it to check for file changes. Store on a Drobo with dual disk redundancy.

about 10 months ago

Stop Listening and Start Watching If You Want To Understand User Needs

carlcmc Re:Medical (161 comments)

No, I disagree. As someone who has some background in computers/it/programming (programming in C and fortran for fun in college as elective classes) as well as being Physician Assistant taking care of patients, I think you are totally off track.

Your customer is your customer - the users and purchases of your software. That would be like saying that you develop POS software and the customers in the hardware store are your customers ... . You thinking you know better than the medical professional as to how the program should work for me is the same as me telling you what development language or database backend you should use.

Listen to your customers ... highly educated physicians, physician assistants, nurse practioners who are highly analytic when they tell you there are good reasons to do things certain ways.

You act like easy to use and safe for patients are contradictions ...

I contend that I have used applications that were safe for patients that were easy to use and not easy to use and vice versa.

about a year ago

Somebody Stole 7 Milliseconds From the Federal Reserve

carlcmc The info was already distributed (740 comments)

1 year,27 days

Yahoo Pinkie-Swears It Won't Ruin Tumblr

carlcmc Flickr (162 comments)

The news of Flickr's death has been greatly exagerated ...

about a year and a half ago

Unnecessary Medical Procedures and the Dangers of Robot Surgery

carlcmc you're wrong (130 comments)

what robots can do is achieve automation is standard settings. No two patients anatomy is exactly alike. Common wisdom in surgical culture is that any monkey or individual can do a simple surgery. That is not what you need people for. You need people for the *judgement* of what to do in certain situations. To appropriately assess and make the right medical judgement during surgery when someone's life is on the line is not something that will be done autonomously by robots.

about a year and a half ago

Unnecessary Medical Procedures and the Dangers of Robot Surgery

carlcmc For the IT crowd (130 comments)

From health care professional standpoint:

Blaming robots for bad surgical outcomes is like blaming PCs for a virus or an accidentally deleted system file.

Surgeons are people. People have the ability to make mistakes. If you make a mistake with your computer, you lose some photos, or trash your hard drive etc.
If you make an accidental mistake as a surgeon -- whether done open or robotically -- bad things happen to people.

Thus, just like on here people say IANAL and that you should get *good* legal advice. You should go to surgeons that a large experience. With more experience, there is less chance of bad outcomes happening.

about a year and a half ago

Evangelical Scientists Debate Creation Story

carlcmc Jesus created us (1014 comments)

All the imagining of humans fails to grasp the divine. We have a loving heavenly Creator who created us and cares for us. God has been maligned by Satan and many humans over the centuries to the point that people now believe that he didn't create us, or if he did that he is somehow evil and attribute to him the evil of this world that is from Satan. Jesus cares for you, loves you and desires to save. God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son to die on a cross that he could fully demonstrate how much love he has for humans to try and save them from their sin and Satan's deceptions.

Just because you can't prove we were created doesn't make it less so. God spoke and created us.

more than 3 years ago

Young Men Who Smoke Have Lower IQs

carlcmc Re:Israeli Army recruits and veterans (561 comments)

"This is one of the reasons some Palestinian groups give for targeting Israeli civilians - since every Israeli civilian is also a military reservist, these groups state that there is no such thing as an Israeli civilian in the traditional sense."

Which is just their justification for murder. Targeting civilians because they just might be able to be in the military at some point ... puhleasse.

more than 4 years ago

Sprint Unveils HTC Evo 4G Super Phone

carlcmc +1 for the tag of 'holy shit' (284 comments)

I chuckled when I saw someone had added that tag. That was my reaction too.

more than 4 years ago

US Grants Home Schooling German Family Political Asylum

carlcmc what nut job you are then (1324 comments)

" but it does not in my mind give one free license to program children with it."

Train up a child in the way he should go and when he is old he will not depart from it. Our world would not have decended into so much evil as it has if parents taught their children of Jesus' love for them and taught them to demonstrate love for their neighbors. Are you really suggesting that there is something wrong with trying to raise one's children to love God and love their neighbors as themselves?

more than 4 years ago

Mayo Clinic Reports Dramatic Outcomes In Prostate Cancer Treatment

carlcmc Re:Under the health care plan (122 comments)

actually this is incorrect. this reported 2 recent patients. It has been used on 50+ patients in the recent couple of years.

more than 5 years ago

Mayo Clinic Reports Dramatic Outcomes In Prostate Cancer Treatment

carlcmc Re:Ad for the Mayo clinic (122 comments)

The treatment of humans was mostly done all at Mayo. I personally work with Dr. Kwon and referred many of my patients for this therapy.

more than 5 years ago

Slashdot Launches User Achievements

carlcmc the fool (1582 comments)

posted obviously for the score

more than 5 years ago

Slashdot's Disagree Mail

carlcmc 2 kinds of people (100 comments)

The people who know how to enjoy and smile at the disagree mail and the boneheads who don't. .... :-)

about 6 years ago


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