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Oracle CEO Larry Ellison Steps Down

ArsonSmith Re:Maybe just wishful thinking but... (140 comments)

Zero and Null are not completely different. If I look at the balance of money I have in a bank I do not use it is both Null and Zero. Where I've come into issue with this is when looking at exit status if you transform Null to Zero it becomes success rather than what would often be expected as failure.

2 days ago
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Choose Your Side On the Linux Divide

ArsonSmith Re:The init system (826 comments)

Calling OSX Unix is Like calling Micheal Jackson Human. Technically correct but yet still not the same thing.

about a month ago
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By 2045 'The Top Species Will No Longer Be Humans,' and That Could Be a Problem

ArsonSmith Re:More leisure time? (564 comments)

Sure, if you want to be Mr. "glass half empty."

about 2 months ago
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Qualcomm Takes Down 100+ GitHub Repositories With DMCA Notice

ArsonSmith Re:I gotta ask (349 comments)

Nope, and the moronic copyright trolls are doing everything they can to restrict gun ownership to insure this never happens.

about 3 months ago
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Microsoft Backs Open Source For the Internet of Things

ArsonSmith Re:Trust (136 comments)

I don't think the spell check and grammar check in M$ Word are "that" bad.

about 3 months ago
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Teaching College Is No Longer a Middle Class Job

ArsonSmith Re:Administrators (538 comments)

The examples you give of law enforcement and justice system come from the barrel of guns. If not guns then at the very least a strong over powering force.

about 3 months ago
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Swedish Farmers Have Doubts About Climatologists and Climate Change

ArsonSmith Re:That proves it (567 comments)

So you don't think money has anything to do with it? On either side? Or just one side?

about 3 months ago
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Swedish Farmers Have Doubts About Climatologists and Climate Change

ArsonSmith Re:That proves it (567 comments)

Not sure which you are talking about. The ones denying the scam or the ones denying the truth.

about 3 months ago
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Teaching College Is No Longer a Middle Class Job

ArsonSmith Re:Administrators (538 comments)

You miss the analogy. Let me help Infrastructure=fucking, payment to hooker=taxes, civilization=love. What you're paying for is not what you think you are getting.

Also, with a $6000 annual license fee for firearms I wouldn't really consider Jamaica a bastion of free armed society.

Nice try though.

about 3 months ago
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Swedish Farmers Have Doubts About Climatologists and Climate Change

ArsonSmith Re:Weather is NOT climate (567 comments)

The number one rule of science is "Question Everything(*)"

(*)except Global Warming.

about 3 months ago
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The Rise and Fall of the Cheat Code

ArsonSmith Re:And this ... (178 comments)

I'm with ya, brother...

separately and not connected of course.

about 3 months ago
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Teaching College Is No Longer a Middle Class Job

ArsonSmith Re:Administrators (538 comments)

you point out how they are the same. The differences are simple. In capitalism you get to choose what layers of management are steeling from you. In leftism, you're stuck with a single source of theft.

about 2 months ago
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Teaching Creationism As Science Now Banned In Britain's Schools

ArsonSmith Re:English is fun (649 comments)

Three more and it can be Shatnered...

"Teaching, Creationism, As Science, Now Banned, In Britain's Schools"

about 3 months ago
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4K Monitors: Not Now, But Soon

ArsonSmith Re:Occulus Rift (186 comments)

Strapping something on your face may get old, but today it is better than the helmet you had to wear prior and the fixed device prior to that, the current trend is smaller faster lighter. How long before the VR solution is only slightly more uncomfortable than a pair of glasses?

about 3 months ago
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IRS Lost Emails of 6 More Employees Under Investigation

ArsonSmith Re:Massive conspiracy (465 comments)

I think it's ok because it's against the nutjob tea baggers. They should just take their freedom elsewhere. This is the USSA!!

about 3 months ago
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IRS Lost Emails of 6 More Employees Under Investigation

ArsonSmith Re:Massive conspiracy (465 comments)

There is more than just supernatural threats, there are legal ones involved as well.

about 3 months ago
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Bitcoin Security Endangered By Powerful Mining Pool

ArsonSmith Re:This is what we've warned you about (281 comments)

This is it? I kept away from Bitcoin and the literally millions of dollars I could have made and this is the big fizzle that I was warned about. Fuck you! Fuck you and your fear mongering.

about 3 months ago
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Google Fit To Curate Steps, Calories, Heart Rate, Other Biometric Data

ArsonSmith Re:The more they know about you... (53 comments)

Exactly, they can offer me things I actually want rather than the garbage advertisements I don't want. I can't wait until the day I only see advertisements that are things I want, when I want them.

about 3 months ago
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Docker 1.0 Released

ArsonSmith Re:What is docker? Docker is... (88 comments)

You can almost think of it as a new compiler system that outputs a self contained application that needs to know almost nothing about the underlying system. Similar to a virtual machine appliance, but designed to be the way it is and not an addition to platform.

You can compile software and create a container that includes everything needed to run that app as part of your continuous delivery environment then deploy the docker artifact to integration testing, qa testing and then to production as the exact same object.

about 3 months ago
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Why NASA's Budget "Victory" Is Anything But

ArsonSmith Re:Government fails again (267 comments)

Government is always good when choice is bad.

Corporations are always good when choice is good.

Some may try to argue that choice is always good, but it isn't. Five competing roads with 20 different owners that I have to use to get to work would not be a good thing. A single government planned road is not the best but it is better than the alternative. Many things can compare to this, usually where it requires stepping on property rights, such as running power/water/gas lines, building roads, and similar. Otherwise keep the government out of it.

about 3 months ago

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