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Next Android To Enable Local Encryption By Default Too, Says Google

BradMajors Re:Need to encrypt phone calls (92 comments)

Not legal. Under CALEA telephone service providers must enable law enforcement monitoring of calls.

10 hours ago
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Apple Will No Longer Unlock Most iPhones, iPads For Police

BradMajors Re:Sanity... (432 comments)

No it isn't. Law enforcement is supposed to be able to obtain relevant information with a search warrant.

yesterday
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An Open Source Pitfall? Mozilla Labs Closed, Quietly

BradMajors Re:Mozilla's losing coolness (105 comments)

Mozilla gets most of its funding from Google. Everything is going according to plan.

yesterday
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ISIS Bans Math and Social Studies For Children

BradMajors Re: Anti-math and anti-science ... (927 comments)

I thought Slashdot was a technology news website for nerds and not a political website.

yesterday
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Is the Tesla Model 3 Actually Going To Cost $50,000?

BradMajors Re:Still pretty affordable (378 comments)

Yes. No one buys a Telsa in order to save money.

yesterday
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Is the Tesla Model 3 Actually Going To Cost $50,000?

BradMajors Re:Maybe 40k (378 comments)

For the cost of Telsa's batteries to drop, Tesla's battery factory needs to run at full capacity. Tesla's factory will have the capacity to produce more batteries than required by the entire world's projected number of electric vehicles in 2020.

yesterday
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Why Is It Taking So Long To Secure Internet Routing?

BradMajors Re:trust (84 comments)

An untrusted central authority is better than no security.

2 days ago
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Ask Slashdot: What To Do After Digitizing VHS Tapes?

BradMajors dvc tape (265 comments)

Store them on dvc tapes.

3 days ago
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WD Announces 8TB, 10TB Helium Hard Drives

BradMajors Re:Helium? (296 comments)

Speak with the Qatarians:

"Air Liquide recently started up the world’s largest helium purification and liquefaction unit, a turnkey project at Ras Laffan Industrial City, Qatar. The new unit’s production capacity is approximately 38 million cubic meters of helium per year."

http://www.airliquide.com/en/q...

Do I get half the shares in your business?

about two weeks ago
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WD Announces 8TB, 10TB Helium Hard Drives

BradMajors Re:Helium? (296 comments)

Hot air works.

about two weeks ago
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Device Boots Drones, Google Glass Off Wi-Fi

BradMajors Re:Seems fine to me. (184 comments)

Drones do not use wifi.

about two weeks ago
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How Scientific Consensus Has Gotten a Bad Reputation

BradMajors scientific progress (770 comments)

Scientific progress consists of someone showing that the current scientific consensus is wrong.

about two weeks ago
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Ask Slashdot: Best Service To Digitize VHS Home Movies?

BradMajors dv camcorder (130 comments)

Plug the output of a VHS player into the input of a DV camcorder, press record.

about two weeks ago
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Two Explorers Descend Into An Active Volcano, and Live to Tell About It

BradMajors mute the audio (66 comments)

Play the video with audio muted. The music is really bad and annoying. There is nothing on the audio track other than the annoying music.

about two weeks ago
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Low-Carb Diet Trumps Low-Fat Diet In Major New Study

BradMajors The comments in this thread are embarrassing. (588 comments)

Someone posts a scientific article about dieting and everyone posts their wild unproven theories about dieting.

If I wanted to read wild speculation by uninformed nobodies I can find that elsewhere.

about two weeks ago
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Low-Carb Diet Trumps Low-Fat Diet In Major New Study

BradMajors Re:What they don't tell you (588 comments)

Were is the science that backs your theory?

about two weeks ago
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Would Scottish Independence Mean the End of UK's Nuclear Arsenal?

BradMajors Re:Does it really matter ? (375 comments)

You seemed to have missed Israel on your list of nuclear countries, but included Iran a non-nuclear country on your list.

about a month ago
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Latest Wikipedia Uproar Over 'Superprotection'

BradMajors Re:Too much good content is deleted at Wikipedia. (239 comments)

Notability is important for preventing a potentially slippery slope towards Wikipedia being expected to have an article on every shop, every street, every apartment complex, every popular teacher, and every creative work ever appreciated by more than 10 people.

What is wrong with that?

about a month ago

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