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Love the FPS Doug sound bites.
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Change the words all you want.  The same message will still get communicated.
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Best Comic Ever: not funny and totally safe for work.

http://kiriakakis.net/comics/mused/a-day-at-the-park
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As a computer programmer I like how things work logically.  The machine does exactly what you tell it to do.

As a programmer who specializes in user interfaces I have found that the best practice is to assume the user will, any time they are able, give you inputs that break your code, so plan accordingly.

This is fundamentally different from taking machine inputs and handling errors that way.  You can allow only "good" input and be pretty much ok.  The white list approach, as it is called.

With UI work, especially when the user gets to define "good" not only do you have to worry about nefarious inputs, but also plain random "stuff".   This often times means kissing your regex goodbye.  It won't work.  

So, combining user inputs with system generated things, such as labels or id's presents you, the developer, with interesting logical challenges that I did not have to even consider when dealing with machine to machine communications.

My rule of thumb is cascading errors.  Where a user can input something that breaks your code, even with pretty resilient error handling that can catch it, if they are allowed to continue with their work the error will cascade through your system and cause havoc.

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Its just methane from the decomposing plant matter in the mud.  
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Quick thought experiment.

What if DNA based life was engineered to grow and learn and adapt to be the helpers of some other type of life, and we, Humans, rose up and killed off our engineers?  

Like, what if we went all sky net on the people that made us?  

I swear I am not 12 years old anymore, but things like this still amuse me as an outlet for intellectual exercise.
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I was thinking this, too.

It is pretty well documented that the white man lost at Ragnarok.

Maybe the great sys admin of reality watched ragnarok in the event logs and said f*ck all.

And then did the great:
delete from allThings where createdby != Jahweh

Also known as the Great Flood.  Which, too, is pretty well documented.

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