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Trouble is that that proves the theory, so therefore it's not crap, and will therefore disappear in a flash of Dichotomous Reality Syndrome (DRS).
But anyway, wasn't Sturgeon's law that absolutes aren't?
Not that that makes it any better, because it means that if your earlier theory was absolutely true, then it absolutely wasn't -- but, given that it absolutely can't be absolutely either (or maybe it can, because it absolutely can't be absolutely not), it's suffering from Dichotomous Reality Overblown to Silliness Syndrome (DROSS).
I don't miss either very much! FORTRAN was done on punched cards, late at night, and delivering the cards in the proper order to the campus computing center was often a challenge. BASIC was all that HP offered on their minicomputers, and the other choice was GDBASIC, created by General Dynamics for internal use. Both were sorely lacking...
I worked on a HP box that was self contained (Monitor, printer, keyboard, tape drives) that had a form of BASIC on it. It had I think 6 inch floppy external by two (HP) cassette tape drives. Great stuff at the time but man the pain when the tape did not work. I believe a smart phone has more computing power.
I also programmed FORTRAN with punch cards. We had a ramp up to the computer center where routinely people (including myself) would dump trays of cards. Hey a line on the top was a life saver.
Entertaining, but sometimes the comparisons they do are useless. It's trying quite hard to be like Top Gear I think, but it fails, and by that point, it's not informative enough to be a tech show. However, Suzi Perry makes up for any of the show's shortcomings.
He who makes a beast out of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
So, my family flies on a holiday in two weeks. Guess when the nation's pilots plan on a go slow or a strike ? Not that I blame them, but the timing is just perfect.
On the other hand, I've been working in Objective C and XCode all day, and while I still think it's the dark ages, I've not had any problems worth complaining about, it's all coming together very smoothly.
Driven to the arms of OSX by Vista.
Read my blog to find out how I've worked around bugs in Microsoft tools and frameworks.