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Climate Scientist: Climate Engineering Might Be the Answer To Warming

Bodhammer Re:Maybe if Clinton... (341 comments)

Was it alarmist in the 1970's when we had an ice age coming? Whether global warming actually exists or not, the progressives have seized on global warming as an issue for one and only one reason -power over the people. (And, BTW, it was clinton rubbing his partisan dick all over the place instead of doing his job...)

5 days ago

Climate Scientist: Climate Engineering Might Be the Answer To Warming

Bodhammer Re:Are we so in thrall to our fossil fuel overlord (341 comments)

Give a time frame for "just end" that would not put the whole world back into the stone age? The #1 cause of pollution (or carbon de-sequestration for you pointy types) is poverty. http://www.adamsmith.org/blog/...
Just think about how it will be if you are drinking your starbucks that was heated by burning cow dung...

5 days ago

Climate Scientist: Climate Engineering Might Be the Answer To Warming

Bodhammer Maybe if Clinton... (341 comments)

had not be so busy getting a knobber, we might not have this problem:

Then again AlGore would not have a job being a global alarmist alarmist either...

"BAS: Are you surprised that so many environmental groups remain vehemently opposed to nuclear power?

Wigley: “Saddened” would be a better word. Often the main concern of those groups is proliferation—the use or theft of nuclear material to make weapons. I think that that is a misrepresented issue as well. One of the saddest things was when the Clinton administration shut down the program on fast reactors.1 Clinton, [Al] Gore, and John Kerry are to blame there. If that program had not been shut down, and fast reactors had continued to develop, within maybe three years we could have started building Integral Fast Reactor systems with the whole nuclear cycle on one site—reprocessing waste materials onsite and having very little residual waste to deal with. If that had happened, I don’t think we would have a global warming problem now at all. We could have started on a pathway of rapid introduction of fourth-generation nuclear technology, and we would have gained 20 years in solving the climate problem

5 days ago

Federal Bill Would Criminalize Revenge Porn Websites

Bodhammer So, if I were ... (328 comments)

If I were to call Prof. Mary Anne Franks a skanky cunt with progressive derangement syndrome exacerbated with fascist tendencies she could have me arrested?

about two weeks ago

Start-Up Founders On Dealing With Depression

Bodhammer This sucks... (257 comments)

This whole thread harshes my mellow...

about two weeks ago

More On the Disposable Tech Worker

Bodhammer Idiot (323 comments)

You are an idiot. You fail to grasp the difference between knowledge, skills, and experience. Training and education provide knowledge. The ability to apply that knowledge effectively is a skill. Repeatedly applying knowledge and skills creates a virtuous cycle called experience which increases productivity. Productivity is what increases the bottom line. Sometimes that might even take longer than a quarter...

You're a douche with no understanding of the real world.

about a month ago

After FOIA, Homeland Security Releases Social Media Monitoring Guides

Bodhammer Most Transparent Ever (21 comments)

See, they really are the most transparent administration every!

about a month ago

Obama Administration Transparency Getting Worse

Bodhammer Re:Who are you responding to? (152 comments)

Ok, these would be a good start, And yours other than "Blame Bush"?

1) Impeach Obama - http://www.impeachobamacampaig...
2) Balanced budget amendment
3) Flat tax
4) Term limits for the Senate, Congress, and Supreme court (See Mark Levin's Liberty Amendments)
5) Stop funding the United Nations and IMF
6) Repeal the 17th Amendment
7) Eliminate federal government involvement in Health Care, Education, and the mortgage industry

about a month ago

Obama Administration Transparency Getting Worse

Bodhammer Re:Most Transparent Ever! You Right wingers! (152 comments)

Is anything critical of this administration right wing or are they so wonderful in their totality that they are like pony, butterfly farts? Anytime something is posted that is published you proglocrats look like a bunch shambling, drooling zombies. Wake up, you got snookered, get over it and open your eyes. This guy is the worst president every and you fucks need to own it and fix it...

about a month ago

Environmentalists Propose $50 Billion Buyout of Coal Industry - To Shut It Down

Bodhammer What about the other 6/7ths? (712 comments)

The US uses about 1/7 of the world's production of coal. http://www.worldcoal.org/resou... What about the 6/7th of the world production with China burning more than 3 times the US?

Thanks but I'll pass on destroying the US economy so environmentalist wackos can get over their self-loathing and white guilt...

about a month ago

Game Tech: How BioShock Infinite's Lighting Works

Bodhammer Just buy it and STFU! (55 comments)

I'm only a few hours into the game but the artwork and graphics are stupendous! My system is mid-range with a Intel Core 930 clocked to 3.3Ghz, 12 Gig DDR3, and a GTX 660 and the game is beautiful!. I got it for $7 at GMG and it is a bargain. Just buy it and no whining... Games on a per $/hr basis are the best value in entertainment the world has ever seen. I sincerely thank the people who produce them!

about a month and a half ago

Telescope Designer and Astronomer John Dobson, 1915-2014

Bodhammer Godspeed John! (57 comments)

“For my part I know nothing with any certainty, but the sight of the stars makes me dream.”
~Vincent van Gogh

about 3 months ago

ABC Kills Next-Day Streaming For Non-Subscribers

Bodhammer Re:Wanted: VCR (169 comments)

See the Tivo Roamio (basic model). 4 tuners and a 500GB drive. Best Buy has been selling them for $199 with a $50 gift card and then you can price match to Amazon's $149 price. You can put a a 3TB drive in there for $130 more giving about 470 hours of HD. I just cut the cord from Comcast and went DSL, saving us about $125/month.

about 4 months ago

Virtuix Omni is a Step Toward True Virtual Reality Gaming (Video)

Bodhammer Crouch and Prone? (87 comments)

Most of the games they are aimed at have crouch and prone as integral movements. The lack of this in the Omni seems like a deal killer for me. Am I missing something?
From the FAQ:
"What movements can you perform on the Omni?

Besides walking, the Omni allows for running, jumping, and strafing (sideways stepping) in 360 degrees. The Omni software provides gesture recognition that translates movements to mouse and key strokes that steer the avatar in the virtual environment."

about 4 months ago

Judge: NSA Phone Program Likely Unconstitutional

Bodhammer It's Bush's fault! (345 comments)

Oh wait, he appointed Leon... Now I don't know who to hate, maybe it will just have to be the whole government!

about 4 months ago

Fearing Government Surveillance, US Journalists Are Self-Censoring

Bodhammer Done their job in the first place (376 comments)

Maybe if the so-called press had done their job in the the first place over the last 20 years we would be in this mess.

about 4 months ago

Lawsuits Seek To Turn Chimpanzees Into Legal Persons

Bodhammer Does this include? (641 comments)

Does this include Washington DC legislators and lobbyists?

about 5 months ago

ATF Tests Show 3D Printed Guns Can Explode

Bodhammer Guns don't kill people... (233 comments)

Bullets kill people, guns just make them go fast and straight.

about 5 months ago



Peakl Oil Threat Gone - Era of Cheap Biofuels finaly here?

Bodhammer Bodhammer writes  |  about 4 months ago

Bodhammer (559311) writes "Pacific Northwest Nation Labs has developed a new technology that turns algae to crude in an hour. This press release http://www.pnnl.gov/news/release.aspx?id=1029 describes process and the partner they have selected for the pilot plant. The process is efficient and produces crude oil which can be traditionally refined, clean water, gas which can be burned or cleaned to make LNG, and nutrients that can go back into the process. Is this the end of the Peak Oil threat?"

ask slashdot - Should I conventionally fund (beg, borrow) or use crowd funding?

Bodhammer Bodhammer writes  |  about a year ago

Bodhammer (559311) writes "I'm a hardware tinkerer and have come up with product for home brewing. I would like to commercialize the idea. I could go the conventional route of self-funding, borrowing from friends & family, SBA loan, etc, or go the crowdfunding route. I think I need about $75-100k to get manufacturing, trademarks, circuit boards, and molds made. I would appreciate the opinions of this community on the pro's and con's of the funding options for a startup tech small business."

Obama Grabs the Internet

Bodhammer Bodhammer writes  |  more than 3 years ago

Bodhammer (559311) writes "Even though a Federal Appeals Court said the FCC did not have the authority to regulate the internet, those clever folks in the Obama Administration have chosen to "reclassify" the internet under rules written for Ma Bell in the 1930's. I'm sure it will be better than health care, autos, and Fannie & Freddie — I mean, what could go wrong? Have a read here: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704370704575228152292941636.html"

Machining for the Geek?

Bodhammer Bodhammer writes  |  more than 5 years ago

Bodhammer (559311) writes "I've been feeling the urge to play with tech that is not directly related to computers and electronics. Metalworking has caught my eye after doing some research on Stirling engines. I've been thinking about getting a cheap Chinese milling machine and lathe after reading sites like The Little Machine Shop, Varmint Al's, and Mini-Lathe.
Anyone have some tips on getting into the hobby? Should I take some classes at the local VoTec or just go for it?"


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