Ars answers my earlier question.
Essentially length of code tied with code metrics becomes a reasonable predictor of bugs.
Regardless of whether or not you agree with the idea of patents on genes, the fact that these patents are forcing patients to undergo a more expensive and less effective procedure should give anyone concern.
It always astonishes how many people who use the computer every day for a large part of their daily lives know almost zero shortcuts.
Even something as simple and low tech as bubble forms can’t be totally anonymous.
So has it, maybe, but it seems like the answer is leaning more towards no, as opposed to the yeses being heard in the media.
Something that I notice that non-scientists seem to make as an assumption about scientists is that it’s this static idea, ideas are rarely challenged and the big shots are always right and never assumed to be wrong.
Electronic Frontier Foundation – Sony v. Hotz: Sony Sends A Dangerous Message to Researchers — and Its Customers
Oh silly companies, let’s attack security researchers for finding exploitable holes in our software/hardware.