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Torvalds: I Made Community-Building Mistakes With Linux

pigiron Re:Has it been working so far? (387 comments)

Theo makes Linus sound like a cream puff. No wonder that OpenBSD is far superior to Linux.

about a week ago
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Mixing Agile With Waterfall For Code Quality

pigiron How many suspension bridges... (133 comments)

and airliners were designed and built using Agile engineering methods.

That's right, exactly zero.

about a week ago
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Mixing Agile With Waterfall For Code Quality

pigiron Re:Agile in Aerospace (133 comments)

This needs to be modded up.

about a week ago
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Scanning Embryos For Super-Intelligent Kids Is On the Horizon

pigiron Re:Scarier still.... (366 comments)

And I originally referred to the scientific basis for IQ. You aren't ignorant you're just dumb, or evil i.e. a cultural Marxist.

about a week ago
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Scanning Embryos For Super-Intelligent Kids Is On the Horizon

pigiron Re:Scarier still.... (366 comments)

"you need to perform a scientific study. Have you done so?"

No, but thousands of cognitive psychologists have. Their overwhelming conclusion? That IQ as a valid measure of mental acuity exists and on top of that, a majority of it is heritable.

I'll give you the benefit of the doubt and only assume that you are merely ignorant.

about a week ago
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Scanning Embryos For Super-Intelligent Kids Is On the Horizon

pigiron Re:Scarier still.... (366 comments)

It was meant to measure success in school, and in life. It has always been summed up in the folk wisdom of the sentence: "If you're so smart why aren't you rich?"

about a week ago
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Scanning Embryos For Super-Intelligent Kids Is On the Horizon

pigiron The actual saying is... (366 comments)

if you are young and a conservative you have no heart and that if you are old and a liberal you have no brain.

I might add that mothers are far more conservative politically than single unmarried women.

about a week ago
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Scanning Embryos For Super-Intelligent Kids Is On the Horizon

pigiron Re:Scarier still.... (366 comments)

"We have yet to define intelligence in any objective way"

WTF?!? We have and it is called IQ testing. It helped drive the development of statistical analysis too.

Stop posting ignorant statements.

about a week ago
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Goodbye, World? 5 Languages That Might Not Be Long For This World

pigiron Re:LISP (547 comments)

Truth.

about two weeks ago
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What's Been the Best Linux Distro of 2014?

pigiron OpenBSD bitches! (303 comments)

nt

about two weeks ago
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Goodbye, World? 5 Languages That Might Not Be Long For This World

pigiron Re:LISP (547 comments)

LISP isn't going away. In fact there are new dialects being invented all the time. I prefer an interpreted LISP 1.5 like newLISP.

about two weeks ago
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Goodbye, World? 5 Languages That Might Not Be Long For This World

pigiron Re:Thinking back to my undergraduate days (late 70 (547 comments)

"COBOL has largely been replaced by SQL."

SQL is not even an actual Turing-complete programming language! You don'y know WTF you are talking about.

about two weeks ago
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Goodbye, World? 5 Languages That Might Not Be Long For This World

pigiron Re:If you wanted us to believe your Op-Ed... (547 comments)

"Name a programming language that doesn't start to have major problems somewhere"

LISP 1.5

about two weeks ago
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Systemd Adding Its Own Console To Linux Systems

pigiron OpenBSD... (774 comments)

is the solution.

about two weeks ago
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Former GM Product Czar: Tesla a "Fringe Brand"

pigiron Re:I like Buicks... (267 comments)

They do tend not to stand out in a crowd. Nor do they stand out on the freeway in the eyes of the Highway Patrol!

about three weeks ago
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Former GM Product Czar: Tesla a "Fringe Brand"

pigiron I like Buicks... (267 comments)

especially 5 year old ones with low mileage. Best used car deals out there by far.

about three weeks ago
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IBM Solar Concentrator Can Produce12kW/day, Clean Water, and AC

pigiron Re:OK (268 comments)

Incorrect! A .22LR round can easily penetrate the human skull when fired from a .22 rifle.

about a month ago
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New Study Projects World Population of 11B by 2100

pigiron Re:How is he incorrect, though? (326 comments)

Dump the distorted, politically correct Gall-Peters and get yourself a decent globe to sit next to your desk.

about a month ago

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