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cgiffard
    I used to think Ninja Tune could do no wrong. But these days they put out a fair bit of tripe. Shame.
    cgiffard
      @keita And MongoDB is not particularly fast.
      cgiffard
        She’s taking about systems theory.
        cgiffard
          Suddenly the room went dark. Impromptu dance party to the spice girls by the speaker dressed as a penguin.
          cgiffard
            @keita I’d love to go too. :<
            cgiffard
              @pharsicle Yeah, good! Weekend then?
              cgiffard
                “…and introducing Iron Chef Pretentious Fusion, Pierre Tanaka!”
                cgiffard
                  @smc I am, however, a little way of the public’s desperation to find somebody/something (living) to /blame/ for tragic events. Instead, we should focus on making sure such a thing can’t happen again.
                  cgiffard
                    @smc Sure. I think they should do everything they can. And If it turns out they should have known, I would obviously revise my opinion (that they should not be considered culpable.)
                    cgiffard
                      @smc A psychopath can easily appear totally normal — psychologists have no magical way to strip away the facade, unless it slips itself.
                      cgiffard
                        @smc It’s true, but psychological check ups are hardly foolproof — a lot of the time an accurate assessment requires the full cooperation and honesty of the subject.
                        cgiffard
                          @smc There are so many jobs which done poorly could result in the deaths of hundreds or thousands, and as long as reasonable measures are taken to mitigate known risks, I think that we just have to accept death/damage avoidance will never be perfect.
                          cgiffard
                            @smc Pilots have one of those job responsibilities we have to trust will be done well — if we get to the point where we assume all our pilots are negligent and want to kill us, we’ve got some real introspection to do. (How did it get like this?)
                            cgiffard
                              @smc Hindsight is 20/20. I think if the same thing happened again I would consider them culpable, but I would only be upset if they failed to take measures to mitigate the risk of similar incidents in future.
                              cgiffard
                                @smc Do you think the airline is responsible?