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mullirific  ·  2117 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Welcome to Hubski, redditors! Tell us about yourselves.

Uh-oh, the trolls are leaving reddit in droves.

mullirific  ·  2129 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Half of American whites see no racism around them

Just to expand on this a little bit... what chance would I have to be racist when there is literally no opportunity to be? In the deep south cultures tend to clash more and perhaps that is causing a bit of this racial tension?

mullirific  ·  2129 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Stocks These Days?

It's best to slowly feed into index funds. They average better or same returns as mutual funds but don't have high percentage fees! The market is unusually high right now for the amount of risk out there (greece and ukraine/russia) so you might take it easy for a bit.

mullirific  ·  2129 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Half of American whites see no racism around them

I am a white male who lives in the deep country of the USA. I wonder if the higher rates associated with my demographic is because our local citizens are relatively homogenous? All I have around me for ethnicities are Germans and MAYBE a few swedish... but we don't like the sweds :-)

mullirific  ·  2129 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Take down the Confederate flag now

If they flew the actual confederate flag for heritage, I actually wouldn't mind it at all. The fact that they purposely fly a battle flag that wasn't even used in SC is what gets me. But we must also look at the issue of free speech... if the majority voted the flag on top of a confederate statue...well then we are looking at a case of the tyranny of the majority, it happens all the time in a voting society. May I say though that #wewillshootback is the most backwards way to combat this violence? Didn't MLK teach us anything?

mullirific  ·  2138 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Who came up with the "hub" voting system? It's so cool!

Let's say hypothetically that Hubski grows by a large factor. Wouldn't this system become a huge burden to users as trolls and children start spamming links and memes with no way for other users to "downvote" junk material?

mullirific  ·  2138 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Welcome to Hubski, redditors! Tell us about yourselves.

What area are you trying to persue? I am currently in the same field (embedded computer engineering) .

mullirific  ·  2138 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: What are some good Android apps?

I know most people know of it, but MyFitnessPal is an amazing app for tracking calories and fitness levels.

mullirific  ·  2138 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: What are Hubski's limits?

Let's say hypothetically that Hubski grows by a large factor. Wouldn't this system become a huge burden to users as trolls and children start spamming links and memes with no way for other users to "downvote" junk material?

mullirific  ·  2138 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Discussion: Does the US still hold a responsibility to Iraq to combat ISIS?

I agree with this...but if we establish the fact that we would need to stay there a LONG time, should the US just say "fuck it" and let the bloodbath continue? I'm not even sure there is a right answer.

mullirific  ·  2138 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: What are you working on today?

Keep with it, python is an INSANELY useful language. I use it in many major, high profile jobs and no one questions the use of python.

mullirific  ·  2138 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: U.S. Weighing More Military Bases in Iraq to Fight ISIS, Top General Says

I was in the exact location in which they are building bases in 2007 and 2009. What an unfettered hell hole that place is. No wonder it bred extremism after we knocked off their dictator.

mullirific  ·  2138 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Rupert Murdoch hands over chief executive job at Twenty-First Century Fox to son

We can only hope that this apple fell far from the tree after a tornado came through and blew it away.

mullirific  ·  2138 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The 4 Ways People Rationalize Eating Meat

Good points on the sourcing. I grew up on a dairy farm where I sourced much of my own meat. I have no qualms with eating meat and it is the main component of my diet, but I also know what it took for me to eat it. I feel that a lot of "city folk" who are so abstracted from their food would be appalled at what it takes to allow them to eat a steak.

mullirific  ·  2138 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: What are Hubski's limits?

I see you took a liking to my boop suggestion, looks like we have started a thing :-)

I had never heard of St. Vincent... not everyone spends their entire day listening to new music. I'm glad you posted it!

My least favorite genre is rap/hip hop by FAR. Still I can't hate on Eazy E - Boyz N' Tha Hood... I mean... that high pitched beeping sound is insanely good. Not many songs can I get caught nodding my head, but that one surely does!

mullirific  ·  2138 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Sir Christopher Lee dies at 93

It blows my mind that there are people still around who are active in pop culture, and also fought the nazis when they were young. Imagine the things he saw in his life.

mullirific  ·  2138 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Hello there! I'm yet another migrator over from reddit and I have a few questions.

Can we abbreviate it to just boops? heh