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UN to Debate Use of Fully Autonomous Weapons, New Report Released

BlazingATrail 3 laws deleted (180 comments)

Since it has to kill enemies, they have already deleted the 3 laws. The robot has firewall to any outside control and runs on nuclear power, requiring no recharging. What could possibly go wrong?

about 4 months ago
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Autonomous Car Ethics: If a Crash Is Unavoidable, What Does It Hit?

BlazingATrail If Google made it... (800 comments)

If Google made the car, then it's target selection process is a secret! Sssssshhh.. it avoids the person that paid for AdWords You can increase your chances of not being hit by doing paying a 3rd party company to decrease your ranking.

about 4 months ago
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Yahoo Stops Honoring 'Do-Not-Track' Settings

BlazingATrail My HTTP requests contain EULA (300 comments)

I always attach a hidden EULA to all my HTTP requests, so if the web site tracks me, they have violated my license and I can sue them for breech of contract and millions of dollars.

about 4 months ago
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Zenimax Accuses John Carmack of Stealing VR Tech

BlazingATrail John Carmack and his BFG (148 comments)

John loads his BFG and aims it at Zenimax, it fires ... screaming, flames, squishing noises and body parts everywhere.

about 4 months ago
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DreamWorks Animation CEO: Movie Downloads Will Move To Pay-By-Screen-Size

BlazingATrail Kinect pay-per-view (347 comments)

They are working with Microsoft to use the Kinect to detect how many people are watching and calculating their gross weight. The next billing will be pixels-per-pound. Maybe Dominoes might be interested too, $19.99 pizza per thousand pounds of people.

about 4 months ago
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To Save the Internet We Need To Own the Means of Distribution

BlazingATrail Government will deliver! (338 comments)

Obama announces the NSA will take over all internet delivery. The net stays neutral, secure and free from corporate greed. In other news, tin foil has been banned by the EPA.

about 4 months ago
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Why Portland Should Have Kept Its Water, Urine and All

BlazingATrail Budweiser trucks seen nearby (332 comments)

Budweiser sent trucks to take some of the piss water away to make American style beer

about 4 months ago
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How 'DevOps' Is Killing the Developer

BlazingATrail Re:Analyst/Programmers ... (226 comments)

you used to carry your stack of punch cards to a Demi-priest, who passed them to the Priest who was the only one that was allowed to touch the computer. Funny, how even today that role still exists.. it's called a DBA.. these jerks won't let mortal developers near a database, even though the dev writes the script to be run against production, and DBA monkey just hits Run for you.

about 4 months ago
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How 'DevOps' Is Killing the Developer

BlazingATrail The Disney Way (226 comments)

Read the book The Disney Way.. it doesn't matter if you are the CEO or there to paint the fence. If you see garbage, you pick it up. It's about everyone pitching in to make a company awesome. (said in a Disney Princess voice)... but seriously... Of course everything is a balance, I think the operative word is "occasional" ops.. it doesn't take much time out of dev schedule to manage a web server or VM so your product just keeps working, especially when it is a new product and the production ops are still being figured out.

about 4 months ago
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Microsoft Confirms It Is Dropping Windows 8.1 Support

BlazingATrail Magic upgrade sequence solved! (575 comments)

You can upgrade by installing Windows Me, then Vista Ultimate, then enable start menu, disable start menu, 8.0 SP1, Windows ME again but holding ALT-F5 until BSOD appears, then quickly insert the 3.5 floppy with 8.1 patch on it (if you didn't keep a floppy drive.. oh you're so screwed!).

about 4 months ago
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Google Chrome Flaw Sets Your PC's Mic Live

BlazingATrail Re:Hardware off switches (152 comments)

Just like auto manufacturers put cosmetic do-nothing switches in for disabling the airbags. Also, the emergency air masks in the airplanes are just hooked up to each other, not to oxygen. Take quick panic breaths and see who passes out first!

about 5 months ago
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Google Chrome Flaw Sets Your PC's Mic Live

BlazingATrail Trust no one (152 comments)

Simple solution, make a personal "cone of silence" around your chair and wear a mask.

about 5 months ago
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Navy Debuts New Railgun That Launches Shells at Mach 7

BlazingATrail Assault gun (630 comments)

It looks scary, let's ban it !

about 5 months ago
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Linux Developers Consider On-Screen QR Codes For Kernel Panics

BlazingATrail Re:The matrix (175 comments)

Of course,.... 42 is the answer but we will never know the ultimate question!

about 5 months ago
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Linux Developers Consider On-Screen QR Codes For Kernel Panics

BlazingATrail The matrix (175 comments)

I prefer all my BSOD, crashes and core dumps to use the Matrix dripping green characters and pixel crap method of reporting errors. It's easier to see the patterns. Guru meditation # 42

about 5 months ago
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How Many People Does It Take To Colonize Another Star System?

BlazingATrail Critical numbers (392 comments)

I don't care if it's enough, just put me on the next spacecraft with Mila Kunis and Scarlett Johansson... Everything will be just awesome!

about 5 months ago
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Continued Rise In Autism Diagnoses Puzzles Researchers, Galvanizes Advocates

BlazingATrail Re: Clearly vaccination is to blame! (558 comments)

Herd immunity starts to fail and those idiots that don't immunize start to affect those that can't be immunized such as pregnant women and babies. imo, you refuse to immunize you should be placed on No fly list, refused entry into school, government buildings etc. Treated like a leper, yes.. but you had the choice of a freely available cure.

about 5 months ago
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WSJ: Prepare To Hang Up the Phone — Forever

BlazingATrail Re:POT is Constitutionally Protected (449 comments)

Constitutionally protected privacy? you are joking right? wires, air waves, your front door or cute laws are not going to stop your government from spying on you.

about 5 months ago
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TSA Missed Boston Bomber Because His Name Was Misspelled In a Database

BlazingATrail Re:soudex? (275 comments)

Or a passport number? these guys were here on visas they should have all kinds of unique numbers and probably photos assigned to them. Why the fuck are they using manually entered names as the only check? Waves hand slowly in the air and invokes the Force: This is not the John Smith you are looking for. TSA Agents repeat, this is not the John Smith we are looking for.

about 5 months ago
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NSA General Counsel Insists US Companies Assisted In Data Collection

BlazingATrail Re:Taking bets here.. (103 comments)

So what happens if one of these big companies say FU and refuse to let NSA in. As soon as a warrant, raid or somebody is jailed then the "secret program" is out of the bag. These companies need to grow a pair.

about 5 months ago

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