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China Confirms New Generation of ICBM

Dishevel Re:No worries (79 comments)

Yes. All space programs need MiRVs. It has nothing to do with military power.

47 minutes ago
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Countries Don't Own Their Internet Domains, ICANN Says

Dishevel Re:The bashing is sometimes justified... (106 comments)

This is not a balance issue. No one has the right to remove knowledge from someone else.

To put it another way. Fuck your "Right to be Forgotten". This is not a right. It is demanding that other people remove information. Rights are things that should not be taken from you. Not things you demand from others.

yesterday
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Countries Don't Own Their Internet Domains, ICANN Says

Dishevel Re:The bashing is sometimes justified... (106 comments)

You can try to force me to remove everything I know about you. Being forgotten for something stupid you did is an ok thing I guess.

Trying to force the internet to forget is suppressing other peoples freedom.

yesterday
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Countries Don't Own Their Internet Domains, ICANN Says

Dishevel Re:The bashing is sometimes justified... (106 comments)

Sure. It is "Rational" to force other people to "forget" what you did or said.

This makes everything you state before and after useless.

yesterday
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Crytek USA Collapses, Sells Game IP To Other Developers

Dishevel Re:Awkward (115 comments)

I really liked Homefront.

The multiplayer was pretty awesome and the controls felt "like buttah".

Also they had a really neat multiplayer gameplay innovation. As the number of people you killed without dying increased the game gave out more information about your location to more of the enemy team. And gave the enemy that killed you a bonus. Instead of a call of duty appraoch in which as your kills increase you become even more of a problem to get rid of,

yesterday
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Quiet Cooling With a Copper Foam Heatsink

Dishevel Re:Perfect (164 comments)

Looking at it the holes are big enough that I think that the heat entering the system will create the flow of air necessary to move the heat out. Hot air will rise out of the heat sink pulling cooler air in from the sides. Might work with no fan.

2 days ago
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Comcast Confessions

Dishevel Re:Every single day (231 comments)

It is much different than we have now.

You think the legislature is inept and ineffective. You are wrong. They are incredibly effective at getting laws passed to keep themselves in power.

A weak, mostly useless Federal government is a major step up.

2 days ago
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Comcast Confessions

Dishevel Re:Every single day (231 comments)

Real solution is for the people to stop believing that politics is a career. Have people serve us for a few terms the get rid of them. Have our government come from workers, businessmen and entrepreneurs. Let them serve for a bit then go back to their real career.

As long as we allow this behavior it will continue. Also if you are going to murder people ... Murder people who vote based on letters of TV commercials.

If you are not going to take the time to truly understand an issue keep your fucking opinion to yourself and stay the fuck out of the voting booth.

2 days ago
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Google's Mapping Contest Draws Ire From Indian Government

Dishevel Re:Ignorance is no excuse ... (95 comments)

I thought everything other than cutting off the heads of children was offensive to Muslims.

If you become offended by too much I will take great joy in offending you even more.

4 days ago
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California In the Running For Tesla Gigafactory

Dishevel Re:Texas! (172 comments)

We can foot the bill multiple times or once.

They can move where ever in the country they want to.

But it was beyond stupid to re build there just to make people feel better,

about two weeks ago
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California In the Running For Tesla Gigafactory

Dishevel Re:Texas! (172 comments)

It is stupid. You do not have to build a new city for them. There are many cities already built for them to choose from.

Sometimes you have to cut your losses and stop making stupid decisions. Also it is a free country. If they really wanted to rebuild then ok. No Federal funds for the re build and no future funds for disasters.

about two weeks ago
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California In the Running For Tesla Gigafactory

Dishevel Re:Texas! (172 comments)

Neither should we we build a place for people to live below both a large lake and an ocean. Is that "Really an option"?

If it is an option then you are doing it wrong.

about two weeks ago
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California In the Running For Tesla Gigafactory

Dishevel Re:Texas! (172 comments)

I did not recommend re location for everything. I did recommend it for New Orleans though. That is just a horrible place to build and it will end up costing the tax payers a lot of money again.

about two weeks ago
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California In the Running For Tesla Gigafactory

Dishevel Re:Texas! (172 comments)

Social Security is much more expensive than it needs to be. People who live in areas where tornados happen should plan for it.

Rebuilding New Orleans was stupid. A city built below a large lake and an Ocean will be destroyed again. We really need to relocate those people not help them build in the same place.

Government is stupid. Always has been, always will be.

Do you have any idea how bad of a retirement plan Social Security is?

about two weeks ago
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California In the Running For Tesla Gigafactory

Dishevel Re:Texas! (172 comments)

First. Government waste is well known. Helping people via committee of bureaucrats is never good.

Second. The reason government does military is simply because we can not put that in the hands of private corps. I am sure until they use it to take over though we would have better equipment and better training for less money though.

Third. We can play the trace back game all you want. The truth is that prior to private enterprise the internet and the web sucked. I mean really sucked. Government has a role. Military, Infrastructure, Law Enforcement, Minimal regulation of shared things, and R&D on things that have no known commercial applications, or things where commercial application is too far off or to big of a capital investment yet is good for the public. Space travel, Internet, New Energies, Pure Science.

The government needs to step back from things it started. Moon landing not possible without government starting. Asteroid mining, orbital factories and colonization not possible without companies looking for a profit.

I remember Gopher. I remember when there were no real "Search Engines" just lists of places in categories of the internet. Google is what happens when people do things. Not governments.

about two weeks ago
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California In the Running For Tesla Gigafactory

Dishevel Re:Texas! (172 comments)

Most university education only constrains people who are already smart and motivated to learn.

Today, education is at will. Those who want to know a thing can. The education system has been taken over and is closer to an indoctrination system than many are comfortable with.

You should hear the crap my children used to come home sprouting. It all started with D.A.R.E. When the government decided that lying to children was ok if it was justified by the end result. The problem is when you lie about what drugs do, and the children find out they think drugs are good. Thank God I could teach my children the truth about drugs and what the real dangers are.

We have the state paying for degrees in some seriously stupid shit. If you want to major in "Womens studies" with a minor in "Native American basket Weaving" more power to you. Though I do not want my tax money subsidizing it and I would suggest that you do not go deep into debt learning it.

about two weeks ago
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California In the Running For Tesla Gigafactory

Dishevel Re:Texas? (172 comments)

The reason they have a w/o Hydro set is that many states do not have massive rivers and have no ability to compete there. So they create a set that all states can take advantage of if they want. In the that set Texas does really well.

about two weeks ago
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California In the Running For Tesla Gigafactory

Dishevel Re:Texas? (172 comments)

It is more like WIN/win for Tesla.

They can get a good factory with sane levels of regulation and market wages and sell their cars in Texas or just get the former. Either way they win over California.

about two weeks ago

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FBI thinks Google is evil, Now.

Dishevel Dishevel writes  |  about a year ago

Dishevel (1105119) writes "In a story from Mike at TechDirt.
The last few weeks have been quite interesting in the world of NSLs, however. As we noted, a few weeks ago, a court in California ruled that NSLs were unconstitutional. And, now, it's come out that Google appears to be fighting an NSL, potentially in response to that very ruling. Of course, it appears that this news of Google fighting back wasn't supposed to be public either."
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CNET steps in it again.

Dishevel Dishevel writes  |  about a year and a half ago

Dishevel writes "CNET finally comes clean.
At CES CNET voted that Dish networks "Hopper" would be best of show. Of course CBS, owner of CNET steped in to kill that due to pending litigation over the Hopper.

Well they have finally come clean about it.
Sort of. My favorite part is these two quotes from the editor in chief of CNET Lindsey Turrentine.
First.
"Going forward, I will do everything within my power to prevent this situation from happening again."
Followed by.
"If I had to face this dilemma again, I would not quit. I stand by my team and the years of work they have put into making CNET what it is."
Hmmm
 "

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