lol. CNN trying to dig up dirt. Spread it!
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Note, people who swear a lot, e.g. Linus, may not be cruel or bad person. I think Linus is good person. But there r skums, cruel, who never swear, but do you harm behind your back. Lots of moralists, politicians, r this sort.
now with Linus putting in the persecuting Code Of Conduct and apologizing, something's wrong.
I doubt he suddenly changed and saw the light, for person of his age and severity at extreme swearing. (note, there's big diff, from swearing and actual cruelty. Linus is 0 of the latter.)
He is prob under overt or covert pressure.
I'm just gonna throw this out there, me being LGBT and all.
Not every code project needs a random unicorn-haired lawn gnome who doesn't contribute code throwing around diktats.
Call outs are fine. https://www.itnews.com.au/news/linux-devs-threaten-to-pull-contributions-513008
Respect is earned. Free respect is a phony show.
much of today's tech, even not specifically entertainment, are leisure. e.g. the entire iphone business and its features. the entire Facebook twitter.
it's a interesting phenomena, that tech advances are driven by entertainment industry, not some scientific research org, as we might think. i think the reason is that, in capitalistic countries, things are driven by money. Therefore. And in developed countries, entertainment is the #1 business.
creating realistic facial expressions, e.g. say by a 3d cartoon dog face, is not trivial. And, we humans will detect any micro detail wrong immediately. but, the movie industry eg Pixar etc, did most of that. As opposed to some scientific research org.
note that pn has driven lots tech advancement. from video tape of yore to all sorta virtual reality tech from screen to goggle to realtime video streaming to phone controlled vibs. Much of video tech is driven by pn in past 10 years.
i learned from my general studies, that a significant portion of computing tech, algorithms, came from creating video games for entertainment. (e.g. in particular, computational geometry, path finding, lots AI, massive networking tech.)
what's this? oh, it's “tyra banks yells at a girl on America's Next Top Model.”. some sorta drama show on TV. But note, the fantastic facial expressions. Understand, understanding facial expression to the degree to animate it from scratch, came from 3d animations of movie houses.
but seriously, for the slim chance, i'll need to stop doing trivial things like keyboard geeking, twitter fak, and reading about the sj fak, and writing bout programer idiocies and open source fanatic faks. though, i can still work towards comp lang research and compilers.
is it possible i'll be respected by the moniker of a mathematician, someday?
Yes. i still got a chance. still got a chance!
new emacs video coming up! how to write grep in elisp. uploading to youtube now. should be out in few hours.
I tried to use EMACS and I liked it. The problem was I spent all my time programming it because it was improving so fast that my programs kept breaking
Interview with Bill Joy (creator of vi) http://xahlee.info/comp/interview_with_bill_joy.html
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