Newsgroups: sci.military.naval, alt.war.vietnam, soc.veterans, rec.aviation.military, us.military.army
From: Bill <blackuse...@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 05 Oct 2012 23:48:30 +0100
Local: Fri, Oct 5 2012 6:48 pm
Subject: Re: Pussy Riot update
On Fri, 05 Oct 2012 15:37:29 -0400, Uncle Steve <stevet...@gmail.com>
>On Fri, Oct 05, 2012 at 07:01:47PM +0100, Bill wrote:It's the truth.
>> On Fri, 05 Oct 2012 13:06:38 -0400, Uncle Steve <stevet...@gmail.com>
>> >On Fri, Oct 05, 2012 at 05:42:39PM +0100, Bill wrote:
>> >> >What point are you trying to make about contemporary journalism in
>> >> That it's a dangerous business.
>> >Perhaps you can tell me why Computer Programmer is a dangerous
>> If you're still programming computers over the age of about 30 you
>Not answering the question again, but I shouldn't be surprised. It
I was stillw riting programs at the age of 32, but Iw as well past it
>> It's a young man's game.
>Nice myth, Bill, but nothing beats experience. Programming shops on
>Nobody would ever suggest that physics or chemistry or medicine is aActually they invariably do.
>young man's game,
Almost every physics and maths graduate I know says that they've done
I suspect you fear complexity that you do not
>understand, and while you probably know as much about physics as youComputer programmers are easy to control.
>do about computer science, physics is not as threatening as the
>magical machine you are sitting in front of right now, and which you use to
>compose your messages to Usenet on a daily basis. I don't doubt you
>would prefer to make computer programmers easier to control and
>survey, which would imply middling non-experts producing software that
>is (relatively) easy to comprehend, analyze and subvert. The fewer
>rock-star programmers, the better, eh?
You just pay them.
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