The Suffering of an American Drone Operator
“Did we just kill a kid?” he asked the man sitting next to him.
“Yeah, I guess that was a kid,” the pilot replied.
“Was that a kid?” they wrote into a chat window on the monitor.
Then, someone they didn’t know answered, someone sitting in a military command center somewhere in the world who had observed their attack. “No. That was a dog,” the person wrote.
In a restricted sense, functional programming (FP) means programming without mutable variables, assignments, loops, and other imperative control structures.Martin Odersky - Functional Programming Principles in Scala
Eventually, some say, even Texas might move to the Democratic column as more Latinos move in and vote.The Sun Belt, Eclipsed
Chat Roulette never fails to amaze me. I predict this will go viral. You saw it bere first (although I stole it from Jess Agi).
(7k views right now. I predict 1M by the end of the weekend.)
…but the man who (more than any other single person) cracked the Enigma code and unified computer programming with mathematical logic deserves to to be remembered for those things, not for the accident of his sexual preferences or a myth of final martyrdom later forcibly grafted onto his life.Abusing Alan Turing