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Ugandan Seeks To Build Backyard Space Shuttle

GooberToo Re:simulating zero gravity (136 comments)

Yes because a polite post pointing out that someone didn't maintain context and/or comprehend what they said is SOOOO entirely trollish.

Holy shit slashdot is dead.

about 3 years ago
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Ugandan Seeks To Build Backyard Space Shuttle

GooberToo Re:simulating zero gravity (136 comments)

Learn to comprehend what you read and properly maintain context.

When I posted that I thought it possible someone my dumbly jump all over this and then I thought - naw, this is slashdot, the people here should be able to maintain and comprehend such a small, simple context. Giving the benefit of doubt on slashdot once against proves to be a dumb idea. Go figure.

about 3 years ago
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CERN Studies Connection Between Cosmic Rays and Climate Change

GooberToo Re:I remember... (193 comments)

Wrong. What I was modded down was that everyone found the mere correlation of preliminary research indicated that things are far more complex and the other camp could stand it that climate change is really fucking complex and us humans are still trying to figure out the variables, let alone how things actually work.

You see, when it comes to climate change and slashdot, rarely does intelligence prevail. Censorship, by means of moderation rather than debate, generally prevails.

about 3 years ago
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CERN Studies Connection Between Cosmic Rays and Climate Change

GooberToo Re:I remember... (193 comments)

Great herd-think.

My next point...how fucking stupid are you? Your UID clearly says you've been here a long time but your post clearly says you're a really dumb fucking idiot to suggest herd-think doesn't exist on slashdot. Your post does not make sense in the least. It is in of itself a complete contradiction.

Slashdot is fucking dead - jumped the shark over a year ago.

about 3 years ago
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Ugandan Seeks To Build Backyard Space Shuttle

GooberToo Re:simulating zero gravity (136 comments)

Please learn to maintain context and comprehend what you read.

about 3 years ago
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CERN Studies Connection Between Cosmic Rays and Climate Change

GooberToo I remember... (193 comments)

...posting on this very topic a couple of years back in a climate change thread. I was troll moderated to hell and quickly attacked by the slashdot masses about how this could never cause anything to happen. Never mind such research has been going on for easily a decade, if not the very preliminary work for over two decades.

So according to the slashdot herd, this is completely wrong and there is absolutely no need to ever study it as they long ago confirmed this is all nonsense. Hurry! We've all been saved by the massive stupidity which is the slashdot masses.

about 3 years ago
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Ugandan Seeks To Build Backyard Space Shuttle

GooberToo Re:simulating zero gravity (136 comments)

falling at terminal velocity simulator.

That's EXACTLY what NASA uses as their primary zero-G training tool.

about 3 years ago
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China Removes Cyberwar Video, Denies Everything

GooberToo Re:Yeah right (179 comments)

I did. Re-read my original statement. The door clearly swung both ways and I made sure it wasn't an overly broad statement. Period.

about 3 years ago
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China Removes Cyberwar Video, Denies Everything

GooberToo Re:Yeah right (179 comments)

American culture is not Wall Street culture. There most definitely is a massive divide there. Which really means, power has its perks. Hardly surprising. But not really topical either.

about 3 years ago
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Mobile Carriers Impose Handicaps On Smartphones

GooberToo Re:Wilfully drain batteries? (174 comments)

True enough. An obvious fact that slipped by. TY

about 3 years ago
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China Removes Cyberwar Video, Denies Everything

GooberToo Re:Yeah right (179 comments)

Not true in the least. In the west that expression exists BECAUSE its not the norm. In the east, that expression exists because, "saving face" is so important.

about 3 years ago
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Mobile Carriers Impose Handicaps On Smartphones

GooberToo Re:Wilfully drain batteries? (174 comments)

Apparently, the desire is not to drain the battery; but the telco is willing to do so in order to cut down on the number of TCP connections they need to deal with.

That is exactly right. The issue is, many carriers still have large NAT deployments. This means they must NAT every connection originating from every smart phone in their network. In the old days this wasn't a problem because the number of connections were typically fairly small and limited. Now that smart phones are general purpose computing devices, the number of connections which must be tracked have exploded. In other to more closely guard their finite resources, they lower their timeouts.

Of course, the proper solution is to migrate all smart phones to IPv6 and completely stop NATing. Its a win-win for everyone at that point.

about 3 years ago
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China Removes Cyberwar Video, Denies Everything

GooberToo Re:Yeah right (179 comments)

You're confusing an empowered minority who are frequently sociopaths with American culture. America has no such cultural norm. In fact, in American, the norm is exactly opposite of this. That doesn't mean in any way, it doesn't happen here.

about 3 years ago
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China Removes Cyberwar Video, Denies Everything

GooberToo Re:Yeah right (179 comments)

Protip: Sociopaths are MASSIVELY disproportionately represented in positions of power.

I was going to point this out. I completely agree.

about 3 years ago
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IBM Building 120PB Cluster Out of 200,000 Hard Disks

GooberToo Re:emo? (290 comments)

Don't forget the IRS.

about 3 years ago
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China Removes Cyberwar Video, Denies Everything

GooberToo Re:Yeah right (179 comments)

A cultural element of both China and Japan is that nothing is really bad, wrong, or immoral, unless you get publicly caught. That's not to say everyone embraces such ideology but it is pervasive in their cultures.

about 3 years ago
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Twitter Turns On SSL Encryption For Some Users

GooberToo Re:Speed? (36 comments)

Actually, its well known the primary reason its slow is that its written in Ruby - or at least it used to be.

about 3 years ago
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So Long, CmdrTaco, and Thanks For All The Posts

GooberToo Re:Don't forget? (238 comments)

+1 Insightful

about 3 years ago
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Michael Mann Vindicated (Again) Over Climategate

GooberToo Re:AGW (961 comments)

You forgot quotes around the word, "information." And "information" is not the same thing as data. We have a lot of "information" about climate change; we just have little concrete data in so far as what the hell it actually means and/or how should we properly interpret it.

about 3 years ago
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So Long, CmdrTaco, and Thanks For All The Posts

GooberToo Don't forget? (238 comments)

Don't forget your towel. Thanks for all the fish.

Sadly, yet another nail in the coffin for /.

about 3 years ago

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