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World's Fastest Robot Versus the Wiimote

elgee Lucy could not keep up with that. (92 comments)

I am impressed. As far as the reference to Lucy goes, think of the episode where she has taken a job in a candy factory.

more than 4 years ago
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Japanese Guts Are Made For Sushi

elgee You can call it sushi (309 comments)

Us rednecks call it bait. I don't eat bait.

more than 4 years ago
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The Struggle To Keep Java Relevant

elgee Java isn't pure OO (667 comments)

I went from Smalltalk to Java in 1996 and didn't like its implementation. In Smalltalk, EVERYTHING inherited from TOFU (Top OF Universe). Not so in Java. Haven't done it for some years, but I thought it wasn't very elegant.

more than 4 years ago
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White House Issues New Gas Mileage Standards

elgee Re:More deaths (555 comments)


Whenever I hear the word activist, I reach for my revolver.

I bet your revolver is "sturdy" rather than "crumply."

more than 4 years ago
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White House Issues New Gas Mileage Standards

elgee Re:More deaths (555 comments)

Lighter and much less sturdy cars will lead to perhaps 10,000 more deaths per year.

What is trollish about this? It is true.

more than 4 years ago
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White House Issues New Gas Mileage Standards

elgee More deaths (555 comments)

Lighter and much less sturdy cars will lead to perhaps 10,000 more deaths per year.

more than 4 years ago
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Microsoft Spends $9 Billion On Research, Focuses On Cloud

elgee Clouds are just vapor. (133 comments)

Just saying.....

more than 4 years ago
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Myths About Code Comments

elgee Proper commenting (580 comments)

Proper commenting is a blessing, not a curse. But I have noticed over the years that many coders need to learn proper grammar and spelling.

“This are a funktion to comput the valu of pie”

more than 4 years ago
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Really Misleading Ads From Broadband Providers

elgee How about that maximum thing? (256 comments)

You do need a bit of speed for sniping on ebay auctions.

But how about that maximum thing when buying pills to "extend your tool?"

more than 4 years ago
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Silicon Nanowires Used to Turn Heat into Electricity

elgee Call me when... (3 comments)

They can turn something free into beer.

more than 6 years ago

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