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The Subtle Developer Exodus From the Mac App Store

Fly Ricky - The Wine There will soon be a day (229 comments)

When you cannot run anything on anything unless it's been vetted by a corporation first. That's the real issue here. There will not be a market of alternate devices that are able to run unvetted applications. Whether Apple is particularly dickish in their take on this inevitable future, is a minor point.

about two weeks ago
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U2 and Apple Collaborate On 'Non-Piratable, Interactive Format For Music'

Fly Ricky - The Wine Human brains (358 comments)

Until you can have an encrypted connection to someone's brain, it can be pirated.

about a month and a half ago
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If Tesla Can Run Its Gigafactory On 100% Renewables, Why Can't Others?

Fly Ricky - The Wine Re:Not just Reno (444 comments)

Renewables alone are going to be insufficient for the world's energy needs.

The energy needs of a world with no more people could easily be covered by renewables.

about a month and a half ago
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Apple Reveals the Most Common Reasons That It Rejects Apps

Fly Ricky - The Wine Itunes itself violates good design principles (132 comments)

So that sort of undermines their credibility in judging other people's work on the basis of usability, doesn't it? Also, the App store search is essentially broken. They should get their own house in order.

about 2 months ago
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Net Neutrality Is 'Marxist,' According To a Koch-Backed Astroturf Group

Fly Ricky - The Wine If the Koch group is free market (531 comments)

Why doesn't the Koch group advocate for anti-trust action against the telcos? That's a thing they could also be doing.

about 2 months ago
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Method Rapidly Reconstructs Animal's Development Cell By Cell

Fly Ricky - The Wine Re:Here's the catch (39 comments)

Someday we might be able to roll back to an earlier version.

about 3 months ago
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Ode To Sound Blaster: Are Discrete Audio Cards Still Worth the Investment?

Fly Ricky - The Wine Re:No. (502 comments)

Just read the review - they mention the gold connectors. Definite Audiophile wank red flag.

about 4 months ago
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US Government Introduces Pollinator Action Plan To Save Honey Bees

Fly Ricky - The Wine Just let the bees die (143 comments)

Then justice will actually be served when even the corporate leaders starve

about 4 months ago
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HP Makes More Money, Cuts 16,000 Jobs

Fly Ricky - The Wine Re:HP - Great Name - Good Riddance (288 comments)

Love how you think Greenspan made a mistake. If you think I'm being pedantic, you are very wrong.

about 5 months ago
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HP Makes More Money, Cuts 16,000 Jobs

Fly Ricky - The Wine Tautology (288 comments)

So the article uses the fact that a company made a profit against them, when it made the profit by firing people - but it's an article against firing people? Isn't it also a tacit acknowledgement that firing people helps the bottom line?

about 5 months ago
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How Firefox Will Handle DRM In HTML

Fly Ricky - The Wine Shape (361 comments)

They can shape the DRM space by refusing to accommodate it. Anything else is de facto acceptance of it.

about 6 months ago
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Microsoft-Antitrust.gov Opens for Public

Fly Ricky - The Wine Oh that is just priceless... (245 comments)

We recommend that you provide supporting documentation such as written contracts or correspondence with Microsoft that relates to your complaint. If you are able to provide documentation to support your complaint, please attach the file in either Word (.doc) or WordPerfect (.wpd) format below.
How about 'as a text file'? In all fairness though, the site is probably a template that the DOJ uses for all anti-trust cases. Still, the people who made that sure weren't thinking. hehe

more than 11 years ago

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