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Comment Re:About time. (Score 1) 563

Apparently you defend a clique putting out the claims that all the autism cases are 'just' genetic defects of the parents

That shows how very little you know about actual autism research.

We know that it seems to be triggered by more than just genetics. Encephalitis in the child (which can be caused by a variety infectious organisms) and the mother contracting rubella during pregnancy are just two of the things that seem to be able to trigger it which have nothing to do with genetics. There are more potential causes as well, but you wouldn't know that because all you've bothered to read is anti-MMR propoganda.

While there are genes that make it more likely that a child will develop autism, they do not guarantee that it will happen and no autism researcher has ever claimed anything of the sort. The only place that argument gets made is in straw man arguments put forth by anti-vaxxers like yourself.

Comment Re:About time. (Score 4, Insightful) 563

Apparently you don't understand the difference between holding an opinion and promoting false, misleading or deceptive information. Would you be as quick to defend Samsung if they had put out full page ads claiming that all the Note 7 fires were just scammers trying to get money? After all, it's just an opinion and it doesn't hurt anyone, right?

Comment Re:Just don't. (Score 0) 550

Actually, at a wedding is probably the most appropriate us for this sort of technology out of all of the types of events listed.

Almost every wedding will have a professional photographer trying to get really good shots... and almost every wedding will have some dumbass who picks an important moment to step out in front of that photographer in order to a shitty cell phone photo. Some people are just that clueless (and no... "don't invite them to the wedding" doesn't work because psychic powers aren't real and there's no way to know who is going to be stupid during the wedding).

Comment Pork explosion... really? (Score 2) 95

Security defects have to be explained to managers in order to justify spending time and money on fixes. Going to a manager and saying "we have a problem with pork explosion" is a good way to ensure that you'll be dismissed out of hand.

I don't know what peculiar mental abnormality is causing security researchers to keep trying to top each other in coming up with the stupidest name possible for exploits, but they really need to re-think what they're doing and how it makes them look to the rest of the world.

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