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Three-Year Deal Nets Hulu Exclusive Rights To South Park

BradleyUffner Ohh the Humanity (138 comments)

The Pirate Bay will be devastated.

about three weeks ago
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Amazon Seeks US Exemption To Test Delivery Drones

BradleyUffner Re:Why in America? (155 comments)

Your definition of "clearly" is very different than most people's I think... Sure, if you separate the word Aircraft in to "Air" and "Craft" you might be able to argue that one of the words could mean a manned vehicle. But when taken as a single word "Aircraft" has nothing to do with being manned or not. Every definition I can find is basically "A vehicle capable of atmospheric flight due to interaction with the air, such as buoyancy or lift."

Your argument really feels like the kind of games sovereign citizens and other conspiracy theorists play when they find "loopholes" in the law that will make them rich or allow them to not pay taxes.

about three weeks ago
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Police Recording Confirms NYPD Flew At a Drone and Never Feared Crashing

BradleyUffner Re:Obligatory Car Analogy (310 comments)

Oh my god. Imagine the smear it would have left on the side of a building if it hit it!

The problem is more the smear on the sidewalk left when it falls on some 5 year old's head from 400 feet up.

about three weeks ago
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Police Recording Confirms NYPD Flew At a Drone and Never Feared Crashing

BradleyUffner Re:Obligatory Car Analogy (310 comments)

No drone, or "remotely piloted aircraft" in DoD newspeak, should be flown over a populated area.

So would flying them over a large body of mostly unoccupied water be ok? Like perhaps a river that's 2/3 of a mile wide?

You can clearly hear in the recording that it went between buildings. It wasn't constantly over the water.

about three weeks ago
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Alcatel-Lucent's XG-FAST Pushes 10,000Mbps Over Copper Phone Lines

BradleyUffner Re:30m (149 comments)

Details like that are only important to the ISP if they actually intend to deliver the advertised speed.

about three weeks ago
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Was Watch Dogs For PC Handicapped On Purpose?

BradleyUffner Blur (215 comments)

Play the game for 5 minutes with the depth of field effect and you will see why that was disabled; the game is unplayable that way. As for the other stuff; no idea.

about a month and a half ago
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Tesla Makes Improvements To Model S

BradleyUffner Re:Learning Nav system? (136 comments)

Waze is owned by Google now, but it still uses some strange 3rd party text to speech library instead of Google's superior one. Google needs to start busting some heads and get them using the built functionality that Android has. Other than that minor gripe, I completely agree with you.

about 2 months ago
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Star Within a Star: Thorne-Zytkow Object Discovered

BradleyUffner Our Universe is Awesome (89 comments)

A place so big and fantastic where anything that is theoretically possible has probably happened hundreds or thousands, if not millions, of times.

about 2 months ago
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Brain Injury Turns Man Into Math Genius

BradleyUffner Good Movie (208 comments)

I remember this movie; it didn't end well.

about 3 months ago
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OnePlus One Revealed: a CyanogenMod Smartphone

BradleyUffner Re:No SD slot == No thanks. (196 comments)

What do you need an SD slot for exactly?

For getting my data off the phone when I drop it and it no longer turns on.

about 3 months ago
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Scientist Live-Blogs His Lab's Attempts To Generate New Type of Stem Cells

BradleyUffner Re:Mildly acidic solution (20 comments)

Personally I prefer a light lemon sauce.

about 4 months ago
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Wireless Carriers In Huge Washington Lobby Fight Over Spectrum Auction

BradleyUffner Re:re-auction them every 5 years (51 comments)

Wouldn't that cause all kind of chaos with existing hardware? Physical antennas can only receive specific frequency ranges. Changing frequencies every 5 years would force you to buy all new hardware.

about 4 months ago
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Controversial Execution In Ohio Uses New Lethal Drug Combination

BradleyUffner Re:Really tired of this... (1038 comments)

honestly, to all the people crying about the barbarism of this situation, suppose the woman was someone that you knew, spouse, sister, mother etc. How would you feel about the situation then?

How I FEEL about something should have no bearing in ANY legal proceeding, especially one that decides the fate someone's life.

about 6 months ago
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Google Removes "Search Nearby" Function From Updated Google Maps

BradleyUffner Not Removed (255 comments)

Just position the map in the area you want to search, then type in what you are searching for in the text box at the top left. I will show results in the area of the map you are viewing.

about 7 months ago
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Metal-Free 'Rhubarb' Battery Could Store Renewable Grid Energy

BradleyUffner Renewable? (131 comments)

Of course any attempt to store NON-Renewable energy will invalidate the warranty,

about 7 months ago
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A Rebuttal To Charles Stross About Bitcoin

BradleyUffner Re:Bitcoin is vulernable to government manipulatio (396 comments)

So what? Why does the price of bitcoin even matter? Bitcoins strength lies in its ability to be used as a payment processing network - and at a fraction of the cost of traditional payment networks (visa, mastercard, paypal, SWIFT, etc).

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A Fraction of the cost, 76 times more annoyance.

I tried to buy a few few bit coins "just for fun" last week. I still can't figure out how to make it happen. From what I understand I have to find someone who lives near me who not only uses bit coins, but wants to sell some, and then arrange to meet them in person, possibly in a dark ally, and then give them guy some cash. Then I have to go release some kind of escrow thing saying that the transaction is complete within 1 hour of the appointed meeting time or bad things happen. After that I wait for the stranger to press his magic button on the escrow, and THEN I get my bit-coins... I think. Simple, right?
https://localbitcoins.com/guides/how-to-buy-bitcoins

about 7 months ago

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