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  • Re: Why mathematicians are no fun at parties

    [quote user="blakeyrat"][quote user="dhromed"]NOW YOU KNOW HOW I FEEL[/quote] GUILD WARS 2 DOESN'T EVEN HAVE KHAJIITS! CAPS LOCK IS CRUISE CONTROL FOR COOL![/quote] I DON'T PLAY EITHER OF THESE GODDAMN GAMES AND THEY BOTH HAVE CATPEOPLE OR WHATEVER BUT DO WE AGREE THAT GW2...
    Posted to Forum by dhromed on 04-15-2014
  • Re: Mid-Senior Level C# ASP.NET Developer for PHP Drupal

    Idea: chastity belt that is also a fucking machine.
    Posted to Forum by dhromed on 04-10-2014
  • Re: unstructured optimization

    why is it called "dev/null" instead of, like, "sys/null"
    Posted to Forum by dhromed on 04-08-2014
  • Re: Someone's just discovered "yield"

    [quote user="boomzilla"][quote user="blakeyrat"] Right and despite all this super magic computer science wizardry, still nobody can fucking figure out how to use your program. [/quote] You're saying that we should spend more time reinventing low level stuff instead of focusing...
    Posted to Forum by dhromed on 03-18-2014
  • Re: THE BAD IDEAS THREAD

    [quote user="El_Heffe"] Using Windows Calc to work out (√4 - 2) and getting -1.068281969439142e-19 [/quote] The Vista calculator does not have a dedicated root button, so I just do [x^y] 0.5 and suddenly 1,0605907030850721689734498566293e-38 It doesn't even matter if I press [=] before...
    Posted to Forum by dhromed on 03-13-2014
  • Re: What's the bigger WTF - the student or the college who rewards mediocrity with a degree?

    [quote user="Algorythmics"]Possibly a sexist thing for me to imagine, but I think it probably has more to do with what the word iron conjures up first in my head than anything else.[/quote] It's called stereotyping. It's not inherently evil, but it's really good to be aware that...
    Posted to Forum by dhromed on 03-12-2014
  • Re: Google continues to ram G+ into everything

    [quote user="boomzilla"]CLIs. Good ones do have some discoverability.[/quote] Totally. My rhetorical mistake there was to put "discoverability" and "reduce options" in the same sentence. The point was that reducing the (immediately obvious) options can grant power.
    Posted to Forum by dhromed on 03-04-2014
  • Re: Google continues to ram G+ into everything

    [quote user="joe.edwards"]so their own power is effectively diminished by switching to a GUI [/quote] Hey, it happens to me too. I sometimes start things in code when a program is available, because I happen to have the ability to mold the code and output to my liking.
    Posted to Forum by dhromed on 03-04-2014
  • Re: THE BAD IDEAS THREAD

    [quote user="El_Heffe"] [/quote] What is it with you and posting good ideas in this thread?
    Posted to Forum by dhromed on 03-04-2014
  • Re: Discourse?

    I went to a thread and the page js-reloads when I hit Home? What the hell is up with that? Really breaks the feeling of speediness. Oh god, it dynamically and constantly loads and unloads posts based on where you are in the thread. I guess that answers my earlier question of what happens when you have...
    Posted to Forum by dhromed on 02-17-2014
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