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In a Self-Driving Future, We May Not Even Want To Own Cars

pigiron My motorcycle... (453 comments)

can achieve 154 mph indicated. Why should I be tied down to some bolshevik diktat?

4 days ago
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Microsoft Releases Out-of-Band Security Patch For Windows

pigiron Re:So... (178 comments)

Mod this up.

about two weeks ago
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Microsoft Releases Out-of-Band Security Patch For Windows

pigiron Re:"Out of band?" (178 comments)

It's far, far too late for anything out of Redmond to not have a ring of "oh, crap" to it.

about two weeks ago
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Microsoft Releases Out-of-Band Security Patch For Windows

pigiron "Out of band?" (178 comments)

I hate it when tech companies and CS in particular misuse technical terms. "Unscheduled" is the word they really meant (and should have used.)

about two weeks ago
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Uber Threatens To Do 'Opposition Research' On Journalists

pigiron Nixon? (299 comments)

Try Lincoln, Wilson, FDR, and LBJ for really nefarious and illegal snooping.

about two weeks ago
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Ask Slashdot: Who's the Doctors Without Borders of Technology?

pigiron Re: Check your local community first (112 comments)

"Until you've discarded what you are interested and done all that, you've got no ground telling anyone else to do it."

This is not a coherent, complete, or grammatically correct sentence.

about two weeks ago
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Ask Slashdot: Who's the Doctors Without Borders of Technology?

pigiron Re: Check your local community first (112 comments)

Go back to school and get a real Bsc. degree in civil engineering. People in undeveloped countries need bridges, roads, clean water, and sewage systems.

about two weeks ago
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CNN Anchors Caught On Camera Using Microsoft Surface As an iPad Stand

pigiron Re:Could have been worse (236 comments)

You contradicted yourself in the other post.

about three weeks ago
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CNN Anchors Caught On Camera Using Microsoft Surface As an iPad Stand

pigiron Re:Could have been worse (236 comments)

Sorry but the CPU is most definitely not and there is no proof that it is and therefore there is no certainty that the emulations that it runs will be executed correctly.

about three weeks ago
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CNN Anchors Caught On Camera Using Microsoft Surface As an iPad Stand

pigiron Re:Could have been worse (236 comments)

You can not prove that they are Turing complete. No one at those companies claims that either.

about three weeks ago
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Debate Over Systemd Exposes the Two Factions Tugging At Modern-day Linux

pigiron Re:How about we hackers? (863 comments)

the word "single" is redundant in your last sentence.

about a month ago
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High Speed Evolution

pigiron Re:Is that unreasonable? (282 comments)

You are right. I should omitted the word "but" from my post.

about a month ago
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High Speed Evolution

pigiron Re:Falsifiability (282 comments)

No. Physics is real and math is abstract. It often provides close approximations of physical reality but it is not reality itself except in the sense that it is neurons firing in brains.

about a month ago
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High Speed Evolution

pigiron Re:Is that unreasonable? (282 comments)

Yes but if you go back to the Medieval Warm Period during The High Middle Ages in 1200 AD when food was plentiful you will find that the average height in England was quite tall and on par with today.

about a month ago
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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 month 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 month 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 month ago

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