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Andreas F.X. Siegert (afx)
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No wonder most Software is crap.....
for (int i = 0; i < 100; i++) { print(100 - i ); } - 82% of programmers couldn't do that on the first try.
I recently wrote a book on how we as professionals need to stop whining and start focusing on developing our skills. One data point that I obtained for the ...
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More proof of humankind's stupidity...
In further news, the US House of Representatives has continued their plans to bring about the Apocalypse, passing a bill (on almost exactly party lines) to effectively ban scientists from being on the EPA's scientific advisory board. Under these new rules, anyone who has done research on anything which the board studies is considered to have a conflict of interest, and therefore cannot sit on the board. Fortunately, simply having a financial stake in the matters which the board studies does not constitute a conflict of interest, so the scientific advisory board continues to be open to corporate public affairs officers, demented preachers, or roving madmen off the street.

The bill now proceeds to the Senate, where it has been referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works. This is the committee chaired by Sen. Inhofe of Oklahoma, author of The Greatest Hoax: How the Global Warming Conspiracy Threatens Your Future and other light classics, in which he tells us that because of the existence of God, the "arrogance of people to think that we, human beings, would be able to change what He is doing in the climate is... outrageous." So in all, it's a good year for public affairs officers, demented preachers, and roving madmen off the street in all aspects of our government, and I forecast excellent career opportunities for each of these categories going forward. 

h/t +Peter da Silva for the link.
The GOP-dominated House passed a bill Tuesday that effectively prevents scientists who are peer-reviewed experts in their field from advising the EPA.
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From the Cyanide & Happiness cartoon, should be used in answering mails asking for free images ;-)
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So why is everyone using low contrast gray fonts for their blogs?
Looks like they do not want to be read.
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ACK, but still better than yellow on red :)
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Finally one of the big guys gets it...
Olympus shows 'Open Platform' Micro Four Thirds camera module
Olympus shows a protoype of a smart camera module at its Photokina booth.
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The Charles played as supporting act before The Whiskey Foundation yesterday at Muffathalle. What a pleasant surprise. I hope there will be more published material soon.
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Auch Deutschland will zum Überwachungsstaat werden.....
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Dallas keeps making me envious with those reports.
Part 3 of my report back on the Wild Waterways safari! 
On Day 3 of our adventure we said goodbye to Guts and Killer and were collected from the Kasane river border post by our houseboat guide, Febian. We crossed by boat to the other side of the Chobe river to get our passports stamped in Namibia wh...
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The monkey speaks....
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