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British Hacker Loses Review of Asperger's Defense

mazur Re:I call shenanigans (278 comments)

Hair dressing is hardly "social interaction" in the normal sense: it's a very limited and clearly defined set of interactions, which loads of standard reactions, everything neatly predictable, and so can be performed like following a cooking recipe.

Stefan "Asparagus" Linnemann.

more than 5 years ago

The Hard Drive Is Inside the Computer

mazur Similarly... (876 comments)

users will come to you with the complaint: "It doesn't work!"
Drives me up the wall, that does. _What_ doesn't work? What was the error message? The _exact_ error message? What precisely were you trying to do?
Am I supposed to read that from your mind? (If you had a mind to read from...)

I do tend to get sarcaustic at such moments.


more than 5 years ago

Indiana Bans Driver's License Smiles, For Security

mazur Re:Nothing new under the sun (459 comments)

As in the Netherlands, so probably an EU thing. Again, I don't know the rationale. A quick browse suggests, again, that it's for biometric purposes, and that a smile with bared teeth distorts the biometric data of the face too much. A smile without teeth bared is allowed, though, here.


more than 5 years ago


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