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EVE Online Getting TV, Comic Book Adaptations

Dyinobal Re:Gotta be there (81 comments)

I don't think that is what he was doing. He was just trying to give a sense of just how many people were there. Time Dilation is a good way to gauge that.

about a year ago

Planescape: Torment Successor Funded In 6 Hours

Dyinobal I think I'll wait (118 comments)

I think I'll wait for the reviews, I don't really know much of about the developer and the one game of theirs I've played didn't impress me. Maybe it was because they sucked at humor I dunno or maybe I'm just not the humors sort. Kickstarter is nice but you got to be careful any charlatan could promise you the moon and stars and deliver you nothing or worse a pile of shit.

I'm not really a huge kickstarter fan I've backed only two projects which were books by one of my favorite authors. Someone who had earned my trust. That said I'm not against it and will most likely end up buying Wasteland II soon after it comes out.

about a year and a half ago

Microsoft Fined €561 Million For Non-compliance With EU Browser Settlement

Dyinobal Mean while in america (401 comments)

Mean while in america we fine 1.92 billion HSBC for laundering money for terrorists and drug lords. Apparently laundering money for terrorists and drug lords is only 2.5 (roughly) times as bad as not complying with an EU court settlement.

about a year and a half ago

Are Gaming Studios the Most Innovative Tech Companies Out There?

Dyinobal Nope because at the end of the day (103 comments)

No because at the end of the day Video games are art, not technology. Sure it's got lots of technological aspects, but it has them in the same way that Architecture does. Ya Architecture is an art, one that includes all sorts of technical fields, from material science to wave forms, when trying to determine the acoustics of a room but that doesn't mean a highly innovative architectural firm is the most innovative tech company out there.

about a year and a half ago

Bradley Manning Pleads Guilty To 10 Charges

Dyinobal Re:Age and rank. (491 comments)

Maybe he joined later than is usual?

about a year and a half ago

EA Building Microtransactions Into All of Its Future Games

Dyinobal Re:Planetside 2 (303 comments)

Ya but sony hasn't really figured out the Micro part of the microtransactions. The only reason I bought anything in that game was because of triple SC day and then spent it on Packs, and daily sales. Doing that stuff was pretty cheap but otherwise a gun costs 7 dollars and you can only buy cash in 5 dollar increments. It's stupid and counter productive if you ask me.

about a year and a half ago

NASCAR Tries To Squelch Video of Spectators Injured By Crash

Dyinobal Re:False Takedown Notice? (359 comments)

Didn't you get the memo, laws are for poor people.

about a year and a half ago

How Game Streaming Went From Shaky Webcams To the PS4

Dyinobal Lets hope publishers and developers (113 comments)

Lets hope Publishers and developers don't decide that now every game must have a multiplayer component, no matter how little it makes sense. I'm looking at you Dead Space.

about a year and a half ago

Researchers Analyze Twitter To Find Happiest Parts of the United States

Dyinobal Prison population (160 comments)

Louisiana has the largest prison population and is also the saddest place according to this study, coincidence?

about a year and a half ago

Chinese Blogger Becomes Celebrity Exposing Corruption

Dyinobal I'm sort of confused (143 comments)

How is a politician having sex corruption? It's hypocrisy if they are the family values party line, and if they are married its cheating but at best I could say he was exposing a scandal not exposing corruption. Now if he was taking bribes, or something that might be corruption.

about a year and a half ago

Dell Going Private In $24.4 Billion Agreement

Dyinobal Good maybe (217 comments)

Good maybe, they can get back to providing a good service/product for reasonable prices and a modest profit rather than the 100% as much money as possible even at the expense of future profits model that the current corporate culture in the world seems to mandate as the norm.

about a year and a half ago

Wolfram Alpha Number-Crunches the Super Bowl

Dyinobal I use a different method (67 comments)

I personally use Chef Johns analysis of throwing chicken wing bones. It's never failed.

about a year and a half ago

Nokia Receives $1.35B Grant To Develop Graphene Tech

Dyinobal Re:Patents (79 comments)

Ya no. Also about 25% of the grant will be given to their board of directors as Bonuses!

about a year and a half ago

Time Warner Boosts Broadband Customer Speed — But Only Near Google Fiber

Dyinobal It's called competetion (203 comments)

It's called competition, which is something that has been sorely lacking in the broadband market. It's actually missing in just about any market that is dominated by a few large corporations. See the publishing industry etc.

about a year and a half ago

Walk or Run: Are We Built To Be Lazy?

Dyinobal Not Lazy (189 comments)

Not Lazy but Efficient and Adaptable. Most lifeforms adapted to a specific environment we as humans adapted to change.

about a year and a half ago

Credit Card Swipe Fees Begin Sunday In USA

Dyinobal Wait what? (732 comments)

Hold on there is a law in texas that actually protects consumers from big business? No way I must of woke up in Bizarro Texas this morning.

about a year and a half ago

J.J. Abrams To Direct Star Wars VII

Dyinobal Re:The Lens Flare!!! (735 comments)

Now replacing the lightsaber the LensFlare Saber, a weapon for a more digitization age.

about a year and a half ago

Robot Serves Up 360 Hamburgers Per Hour

Dyinobal I don't see how this would make us fatter. (299 comments)

I really don't see how this would make us any fatter. If you think the Fastfood joints are going to lower their prices just because they don't have to pay as many or any workers you're mistaken. They know we are use to paying x amount for a burger and they will all collude to make sure that there is only very minor differences in all their pricing schemes


The economic issues are more interesting.

about a year and a half ago

You've Got 25 Years Until UNIX Time Overflows

Dyinobal Time overflowing (492 comments)

Time overflowing sounds like a good plot, instead of the usual time repeating, or other cliche time related plots. I'm just curious what the effects of a time overflow would be. *ponders* Maybe a break down in causality?

about a year and a half ago


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