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Russian Government Edits Wikipedia On Flight MH17

oldhack Water is wet (667 comments)

Putin is a murderous goon. He and his cronies will get what's coming to them.

about two weeks ago
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UK Government Faces Lawsuit Over Emergency Surveillance Bill

oldhack Slashdot Editors are Morons (44 comments)

See subjects. What, am I wrong? Lamer, being a noon, used to do better, and recently...

about two weeks ago
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Pseudonyms Now Allowed On Google+

oldhack Yeah (238 comments)

That'll fix'em.

about two weeks ago
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The Billionaire Mathematician

oldhack Dice Slashdot Whores (96 comments)

You "editors" are lower than TMZ fuckwits.

about three weeks ago
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How Often Do Economists Commit Misconduct?

oldhack What does it matter? (305 comments)

12.765% of astrologists make shit up, so what.

about a month ago
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What Happens If You Have a Heart Attack In Space?

oldhack Re:Duh. (83 comments)

What are you, a patent writer?

about a month ago
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What Happens If You Have a Heart Attack In Space?

oldhack Duh. (83 comments)

You die.

about a month ago
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Evidence of a Correction To the Speed of Light

oldhack Consider the source (347 comments)

It's a Medium piece. Rest assured it's a bullshit click bait.

about a month ago
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San Francisco Bans Parking Spot Auctioning App

oldhack Can't make this stuff up (404 comments)

City parking authority claims the moral high ground?

about a month ago
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Computational Thinking: AP Computer Science Vs AP Statistics?

oldhack Re:AP? (155 comments)

"Advanced Placement". They are high school courses designated to prepare the students for subject-specific AP tests. Colleges can give the students course work credit for good AP grades.

about a month ago
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Computational Thinking: AP Computer Science Vs AP Statistics?

oldhack Don't like AP (155 comments)

I don't know what they teach in high school AP CS, but most such courses only lick the surface and are incomparable to proper college courses. Taking AP credit is only advisable for elective courses that does not require much rigor.

Especially for something as subtle and delicate as statistics, it would be better for the kids to learn the subject properly with the necessary rigor in college. The damage due to half-assed stat learning is all too prevalent in much of academia, especially softer sciences and social studies.

about a month ago
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Teaching College Is No Longer a Middle Class Job

oldhack Obviously (538 comments)

Because there are too many of you.

about a month ago
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2 US Senators Propose 12-Cent Gas Tax Increase

oldhack Re:Good! (619 comments)

Conventional odometer is easy to rig/disconnect. That's why mileage tax proposals involve new metering/tracking gizmo, and are pushed by whoever with connections to make a nice chunk of cash selling government-mandated metering gizmo.

More importantly, we are nowhere near your "30%" electric vehicles, and no one knows how things will stand 20 years from now. Idiotic to plan for inter-galatic travel with all its costs when we can't even put a man on Mars.

about a month ago
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2 US Senators Propose 12-Cent Gas Tax Increase

oldhack Re:Good! (619 comments)

What we really need is to remove the gasoline tax and replace it with a mileage tax.

WRONG. Gas tax is the best measure. It's simple, it weighs in reasonably well who use up more of the road, and it requires no new gizmo/infrastructure/tracking - no new room for lining pockets of some well connected contractors. Plus, it's SIMPLE. Complicated regulation is a recipe for disaster.

about a month and a half ago
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Cisco Spending Millions of Dollars Secretly Purchasing New Juniper Products

oldhack And.. (120 comments)

Dogs lick their balls. What's new?

about a month and a half ago
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Mars Base Design Competition Open To Non-Scientific Professionals

oldhack MakerBot advert (94 comments)

NASA lends its name for a publicity marketing bullshit event for half-assed gizmo outfit, making zero progress toward landing men on Mars.

about 2 months ago
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AT&T Charges $750 For One Minute of International Data Roaming

oldhack AT&T (321 comments)

You learned not to touch hot things when you were a toddler. AT&T is one of those things that burn you. Pathetic you learned this now - I blame your parents.

about 2 months ago

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