User group downturn?

Nicholas Leippe nick at
Mon Dec 3 19:16:31 MST 2012

On Mon, Dec 3, 2012 at 3:38 PM, Daniel Fussell <dfussell at> wrote:
> ... a long-time friend of
> mine from the BBS days recently told me his best programming candidates
> take one look at the company's programming litmus test and say, "I just
> google till I find an answer, and then copy and paste it."

Wait a second here... doesn't this mean we have here a feedback loop,
constituting a genetic algorithm? Skynet (aka web 2.0) must be on the
brink--just wait for the last piece of code to be cut-n-pasted into
just the right place and it becomes sentient...

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