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Google Wants To Write Your Social Media Responses For You

Artea Talking to itself! (163 comments)

Great! Eventually all social media communications will break down to a generic set of responses back and forth.
Next it will automatically search for cat and baby photos and automatically post them for you! The circle is complete.

about 5 months ago
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I wish my cell phone was...

Artea Missing Option (495 comments)

100% More Durable - When I drop my phone, I want the floor to break.

about 5 months ago
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How Gen Y Should Talk To Old People At Work

Artea Re:as loudly (459 comments)

And if you don't pick charmander, you're a wimp.

about 8 months ago
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The CIA Is Closing the Office That Declassifies Historical Documents

Artea Re:Historical? (67 comments)

What are things that occured during my lifetime now being called "historical"? I'm not that old dammit!

Above comment is historical. As is this one by the time you read it. Don't you get it man?! We're MAKING HISTORY RIGHT NOW. WE ARE GODS. People will look back on this in 20 years in amazement on how we stuck it to the man and freed the internets from tyranny of government!

about 8 months ago
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US, Germany To Enter No-Spying Agreement

Artea Re:I want one too (209 comments)

It's kinda funny how literally shitting on each other is the German national pastime, and yet only the NSA knows who exactly is shitting on whom.

I do not think that word means what you think it means.

I don't think you've been to that part of the internet yet.

about 8 months ago
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Wi-Fi Pineapple Hacking Device Sells Out At DEF CON

Artea A Minus Minus - Not a Pineapple (132 comments)

Instead of wireless enabled fruit, device is actually just some plastic and electronic bits. I was under the impression this device would be concealed in a pineapple for stealth hacks. (Nobody suspects the fruit with an antenna)

about 8 months ago
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What's Stopping Us From Eating Insects?

Artea Re:I'm in. (655 comments)

A++ Good Recipe.
Tastes Like Chicken

about 9 months ago
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Students Hijack $80 Million Superyacht With GPS Spoofing

Artea Re:Dupe (75 comments)

Editor's edit; reader's read. If you've got a problem with the division of labor, talk to the union.

Since when? I thought the agreement was the editors wouldn't edit, readers wouldn't rtfa, and we would all collect our pay at the end of the day.

about 9 months ago
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Fukushima Decontamination Cost Estimated $50bn, With Questionable Effectiveness

Artea Re:Hmmm (221 comments)

You should probably stop being offended on the internet and read a few history books regarding the WWII atomic bombs; particularly the stance taken by Japanese leaders in the face of defeat prior to the bombing.

about 9 months ago
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Court Upholds Ruling On Dish Network's 'Hopper'

Artea Re:Well watch what happens next. (248 comments)

Subscription television has always confused me. I thought the idea was that if you subscribed to a service, you could avoid advertisements that subsidized the free services. Yet for TV you pay for the privilege of watching a network's advertisements. I gave up watching TV over a decade ago, so my eyeballs aren't monetizing anything.

Is there a financial reason behind this, or do they just want to double-dip for more cash?

about 9 months ago
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Supercomputer Becomes Massive Router For Global Radio Telescope

Artea Re:Summer? (60 comments)

Thats because we only have "summer" and "wet summer", it kind of makes the measurement somewhat vague.

..Ok fine, so it did hit 8 degrees this morning, but it's 18-20 during the day which would be considered a warm spring day for some parts of the US.

about 9 months ago
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Colliding, Exploding Stars May Have Created All the Gold On Earth

Artea Re:You know (133 comments)

Wouldn't the abundance of a semi-scarce highly useful industrial product be a net gain for society? Malleable, resistant to corrosion, excellent conductivity, low melting point. Not obtaining more of a useful material in order to maintain scarcity seems counter-productive.

about 9 months ago
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Steve Ballmer Reorganizing Microsoft

Artea Re:Buh-bye, Microsoft! (387 comments)

If the hardware struggles to just run the OS, I think "gaming machine" is the wrong way to describe it. In which case, running the few linux compatible games made available on steam (lots of multi-platorm low spec indie games,) would probably be the upper boundary anyway.

More realistically it was a low spec machine with a ton of bloatware from the OEM, had he done a clean install of the OS, it would have likely run fine.

about 9 months ago
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Our Solar System: Rare Species In Cosmic Zoo

Artea Re:Limitation of detection methods (197 comments)

I believe we should translate as we would read it out. One Times (size of earth) as 1x earth = same size as earth.

about a year ago
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Move Over Apple - Samsung Files For a Patent On Page Turn

Artea Re:Last refuge of the incompetents (125 comments)

I'm afraid "Simulating applause through an electronic device" is patented, you owe me royalties.

about a year ago
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Australian Bureau of Statistics Doesn't Like Direct Downloads of Census Data

Artea Torrenting (136 comments)

I saw the title text and thought the census data was being provided through bittorrent. A few games including the popular World of Warcraft distribute their updates through the protocol, seeing it adopted in other areas to reduce the bandwidth costs seems like a good idea.

1 year,2 days
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My primary, active (vs. backup) local disk space is ...

Artea 112% (163 comments)

I have to swap out 3.5" floppy disks on the fly to launch my OS.

1 year,11 days

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