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by katastrofa
August 11th, 2022, 9:55 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Inflation question
Replies: 10
Views: 169939

Re: Inflation question

Yasmin Alibhai-Brown is a British journalist and author, who describes herself as "a leftie liberal, anti-racist, feminist, Muslim...person".
She needs to add transgender, lesbian and black if she doesn't want to drop out of her comfort zone.
by katastrofa
August 9th, 2022, 9:59 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Stupid question of the day
Replies: 2761
Views: 248236

Re: Stupid question of the day

Some comedian I like recommended Nordmen, but I dropped off at the summary - “hilariously brutal“ don’t even go together in my collocation book. I definitely don’t recommend Netflix. I found this channel on YouTube the other day: https://youtube.com/channel/UCfSEQNu2QqwjlbbTYLNP5iA There are true ge...
by katastrofa
August 9th, 2022, 5:35 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Stupid question of the day
Replies: 2761
Views: 248236

Re: Stupid question of the day

Too much sex on TV in general. I constantly cover my eyes.
by katastrofa
August 6th, 2022, 6:47 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Stupid question of the day
Replies: 2761
Views: 248236

Re: Stupid question of the day

What is this? (Can’t stop my Blue Steel face when I see the camera :-Д)
by katastrofa
August 4th, 2022, 7:39 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: made in taiwan
Replies: 64
Views: 14353

Re: made in taiwan

My Taiwanese friend claims that Taiwanese are better brought up, both w/r to moral standards and manners. They indeed seem straightforward and genuine, while I find some Chinese fake and insincere.
by katastrofa
August 4th, 2022, 7:27 pm
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: Google's Carbon
Replies: 28
Views: 896

Re: Google's Carbon

Embarrassing display of smear and mockery towards one person, for lack of better arguments, compounded by elitism. If the existence of a large legacy code base becomes the main or the only reason to convince people to learn C++, while its issues are not fixed, the generational turnover will kill it...
by katastrofa
August 4th, 2022, 9:33 am
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: Google's Carbon
Replies: 28
Views: 896

Re: Google's Carbon

Ineed, there's nothing on which we could base constructive criticism - I understand underpant gnomes are working on it as we speak.
(Not towards one person but what they epitomise.)
by katastrofa
August 2nd, 2022, 6:40 pm
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: What is democracy?
Replies: 129
Views: 42116

Re: What is democracy?



Ugly American!
by katastrofa
August 2nd, 2022, 4:25 pm
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: Trump -- the last 100 days
Replies: 4525
Views: 348054

Re: Trump -- the last 100 days



She’s right. Bang on.
by katastrofa
July 29th, 2022, 7:08 pm
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: Google's Carbon
Replies: 28
Views: 896

Re: Google's Carbon

Use Rust!
by katastrofa
July 27th, 2022, 9:37 pm
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: Google's Carbon
Replies: 28
Views: 896

Re: Google's Carbon

This Chandler?
https://github.com/chandlerc?tab=repositories
Image
On github, next to this guy, even I look like a WIG21 member.
by katastrofa
July 27th, 2022, 7:36 pm
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: Google's Carbon
Replies: 28
Views: 896

Re: Google's Carbon

Memory safe C++, allegedly. But no quality commitee, just Google.
by katastrofa
July 24th, 2022, 12:40 am
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: Best news of 2022
Replies: 16
Views: 2591

Re: Best news of 2022

My thoughts exactly. Cold shiver ran up my spine at the straightforward way he phrased it.