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Six-Strikes System Starts In U.S.

Bryansix Re: First strike (418 comments)

Well you should get your state legislature to fix that.

about 2 years ago
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Six-Strikes System Starts In U.S.

Bryansix Re:All bark, no bite (418 comments)

I took a class like that in college but it was about drinking. Drink more then ever now.

about 2 years ago
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Six-Strikes System Starts In U.S.

Bryansix Re: First strike (418 comments)

Sad that you didn't know about Trial by Written Declaration.

about 2 years ago
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Fingerprint Purchasing Technology Ensures Buyer Has a Pulse

Bryansix Re:Not checking pulse (156 comments)

The LVAD doesn't give you a pulse. It uses archimedes screws. However, usually it just assists your heart. In some cases though the patients heart dies off and this is the only thing keeping them alive at which point they lose their pulse.

about 2 years ago
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Fingerprint Purchasing Technology Ensures Buyer Has a Pulse

Bryansix Re:How about O2? (156 comments)

That's not really the point of biometrics. You should technically still use a password. Its something you know, something you have, something you are. The biometric passes the third test but a secure facility would still require the other two. In addition biometric can't be given out. Passwords tend to make the rounds. Of course the most common use of biometrics are in timeclocks to make sure the person is actually present at work.

about 2 years ago
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Anti-GMO Activist Recants

Bryansix Re:GMO's can be good or bad (758 comments)

Its always caused problems when you patent life. It doesn't take a person of higher then average intellect to see why. If the life is not sterile then it is very easy for the life to grown children on its own. When that happens then the patent protects the patent owner but against who? Life? Shall they sue life for finding a way? Its absurd... and evil.

about 2 years ago
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Anti-GMO Activist Recants

Bryansix Re:A lot of these people don't understand... (758 comments)

If you think about it, most types of rice came from the same gene pool to begin with so it should be pretty safe to re-unite segments of that gene pool. When you start introducing foreign DNA you do two things. First you achieve something that was not possible before through a mechanism you might not even understand and which can be safe or could be dangerous. Secondly, you potentially promote the use of more pesticides.

about 2 years ago
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Anti-GMO Activist Recants

Bryansix GMO's can be good or bad (758 comments)

The problem with GMO's has always been primarily with the idea that you can patent life. We need to fix that problem and FAST. All the old patents should be invalidated and no compensation should be made since it was immoral to do in the first place.

The other problem is with safety. I think many GMO foods have proven to be safe but new ones are made every day. For that very reason I still support labeling GMO and allowing informed people to make their own decisions.

about 2 years ago
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Khan Academy Will Be Ready For Its Close-Up In Idaho

Bryansix Re:We Repealed These Laws (102 comments)

Your liberal bias is clouding your logic. Merit based pay makes sense in all jobs. The only problem is making sure the Key Performance Indicators (KPI) are all completely under control of the teacher.

about 2 years ago
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Why "We The People" Should Use Random Sample Voting

Bryansix Re:Unsolicited advice (141 comments)

Exactly. Take a divisive issue like Gun control. Just because your initial sample of 100 people decided that they thought allowing reciprocity for concealed carry permit owners was a bad idea doesn't mean that the issue lacks public support.

about 2 years ago
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Nvidia Display Driver Service Attack Escalates Privileges On Windows Machines

Bryansix Re:root access (129 comments)

Haha. People are stuck in the past.

about 2 years ago
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Nvidia Display Driver Service Attack Escalates Privileges On Windows Machines

Bryansix Re:root access (129 comments)

Oh, well N-Central does that too because we've combined it with Ninite so it can figure out if a third party app is updated or not and installed it. That's just one example.

about 2 years ago
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Nvidia Display Driver Service Attack Escalates Privileges On Windows Machines

Bryansix Re:root access (129 comments)

Wow. You totally missed the point. Of course you have to download, deploy and support N-Central but if you think all it does is make schedule scripts then you are sorely mistaken. Funny you mention google. Maybe you could type N-Central into google and educate yourself.

about 2 years ago
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Nvidia Display Driver Service Attack Escalates Privileges On Windows Machines

Bryansix Re:root access (129 comments)

Easiest? No. Anything in a command line is not "easy". It is fully functional? Yes. However I would rather choose a script from a drop down menu, select the comps from the left and drag to the right, choose a time, and hit "run". I can do this with N-Central. You just have to pay for that solution.

about 2 years ago
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Nvidia Display Driver Service Attack Escalates Privileges On Windows Machines

Bryansix Re:root access (129 comments)

So you like Linux because Windows does its permissions levels EXACTLY THE SAME WAY? I'm confused.

about 2 years ago
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2012 Another Record-Setter For Weather, Fits Climate Forecasts

Bryansix Re:in 1975, when I was in High school (336 comments)

People constantly confuse Science with Scientists. Science is a process for understanding the world we live in. Scientists are fallible human beings who are motivated and controlled by a wide variety of variables and who make mistakes just as often as they make real breakthroughs. Then you get to add politics into the whole mix and you can see how fact and truth are easily distorted.

Point in case. This was not the hottest year on record but it was the hottest "La Nina" year. Well "La Nina" is just a scientist made up phrase to describe when the certain parts of the ocean are cooler or warmer. Its meaningless in this discussion.

about 2 years ago

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New Jersey to allow "Vote by Email"

Bryansix Bryansix writes  |  more than 2 years ago

Bryansix (761547) writes "With many problems getting power to polling locations and difficulty traveling with some roads still closed, Governor Chris Christie is allow "vote by email". With the problems already well documented with any voting method that does not create a paper trail and further with the well known security problems with unencrypted email, what are the possibilities that things will go majorly wrong?"
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America's Space Age turn 50 thanks to JPL

Bryansix Bryansix writes  |  more than 6 years ago

Bryansix writes "Today marks the 50th anniversary of America entering the Space Age. It all started when "Von Braun's team readied the Army's Juno 1 rocket, a modified Redstone ballistic missile. JPL built the satellite, which would carry scientific experiments designed under the direction of the University of Iowa's James Van Allen."

The sattelite that was launched made an important discovery for science as well. "The data returned by the satellite showed that Earth was not surrounded by a swarm of killer pebbles, as some scientists had feared. However, the cosmic-ray readings hinted at the existence of bands of radiation surrounding the planet — an unexpected result that led to the discovery of the Van Allen Belts.""

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Bryansix Bryansix writes  |  more than 8 years ago

Bryansix writes "A non-profit called Educational Testing Service says that "not only does "digital literacy" need to be taught at the higher education level, it needs to be taught a lot younger than that...". They go on to say that "Students may know how to use an Internet search engine, but professors have complained that the online information students use is not reliable". In addition a recent digital-literacy assessment resulted in "nearly half (of those tested) ... not correctly judg(ing) which was the most objective, reliable and timely (website)"."

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