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Lyft's New York Launch Halted By Restraining Order

Gr33nJ3ll0 Re:Startup? (92 comments)

When it's left the cute and precious stage?

about 2 months ago
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The First Person Ever To Die In a Tesla Is a Guy Who Stole One

Gr33nJ3ll0 Re:Died Outside a Tesla (443 comments)

Yet is the operative term here. Sooner or later you dance with the reaper.

about 2 months ago
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The First Person Ever To Die In a Tesla Is a Guy Who Stole One

Gr33nJ3ll0 Re:Died Outside a Tesla (443 comments)

Wouldn't this apply to all Tesla owners?

about 2 months ago
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Google's Experimental Newsroom Avoids Negative Headlines

Gr33nJ3ll0 Won't Somebody Think of the Neurotics! (109 comments)

Without the usual diet of bad stuff happening what will they use to feed their various fears and neuroses?

about 2 months ago
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Ask Slashdot: Tech Customers Forced Into Supporting Each Other?

Gr33nJ3ll0 I'm Okay With It (253 comments)

This sort of thing has been going on for years, probably as long as there have been companies and products. Can't get X to work, maybe your neighbor can, why not ask? In the case of software and other technical products, it really costs the company little to setup a forum, so why not? Also the people doing the supporting are completely volunteer, and are compensated in a feeling of helping others. If they don't want to participate, then they can stop at any time.

about 4 months ago
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Face Masks Provide Chinese With False Hope Against Pollution

Gr33nJ3ll0 Re:Not possible (156 comments)

Sadly they're supposedly not saving much money doing this either.

about 7 months ago
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Mt. Gox Gone? Apparent Theft Shakes Bitcoin World

Gr33nJ3ll0 Re:Vive le Galt! (695 comments)

What part of the current system do you think is fair, and gets resources to the most in need? It does a great job of moving resources around, and storing value, but nothing about it is fair, balanced, or guarantees distribution to the places best or helpful for society.

about 7 months ago
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The Moderately Enthusiastic Programmer

Gr33nJ3ll0 Re:Dreaming of code? (533 comments)

Clear out bad moderation on my part, please ignore.

about 8 months ago
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Microsoft Makes an Astonishing $2 Billion Per Year From Android Patent Royalties

Gr33nJ3ll0 Re:Gates was on the right track.. (304 comments)

At 2 billion a year, I doubt it's easier to pay them.

about 10 months ago
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Scientists Using Supercomputers To Puzzle Out Dinosaur Movement

Gr33nJ3ll0 Surprise Twist! (39 comments)

SGI IS the dinosaur.

about a year ago
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Shutdown Cost the US Economy $24 Billion

Gr33nJ3ll0 Re:Let me guess (767 comments)

Yes, because both sides are always equal in culability. Just some random examples off the top of my head: Mugger/Muggee, Murder/Murdered, Rapist, Rape Victim. Yulp, definitely a LOT of blame to go around....

about a year ago
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Support For NASA Spending Depends On Perception of Size of Space Agency Budget

Gr33nJ3ll0 Re:Blah, blah, blah. (205 comments)

Let me introduce you to a small part of the budget labeled "Defense".... :)

about a year ago
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Work Halted On Neal Stephenson's Kickstarted Swordfighting Video Game

Gr33nJ3ll0 Re:Yet another story... (124 comments)

I put in my $20, and wished it Godspeed. They did deliver a prototype, and it's sorta usable, so they didn't just take the money and run. I'm not upset.

1 year,14 hours
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Work Halted On Neal Stephenson's Kickstarted Swordfighting Video Game

Gr33nJ3ll0 Re:Yet another story... (124 comments)

Most of those sources are risk averse, resulting in a lot of look alike products. It's the more harebrained schemes like this one that Kickstarter is all about. The ones that the establishment won't look at while they pump out COD XIXIX11 and it's related cash cows.

1 year,17 hours
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NSA Broke Privacy Rules Thousands of Times Per Year, Audit Finds

Gr33nJ3ll0 Re:so basically, what we knew (312 comments)

Most of the liberal groups were already established, so 90% of the organizations applying were of one political persuasion. Further it's pretty clear they were trying to skirt the rules, and didn't have the institutional memory to know how to do it right.

about a year ago
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NSA Broke Privacy Rules Thousands of Times Per Year, Audit Finds

Gr33nJ3ll0 Re:The system works! (312 comments)

In real life, the frog jumps out of the water. I suspect the people will too.

about a year ago
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NSA Broke Privacy Rules Thousands of Times Per Year, Audit Finds

Gr33nJ3ll0 Re:so basically, what we knew (312 comments)

No the IRS was not abusing political opponents either. Rather it was the usual incompetent government we've all come to know and love.

about a year ago
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Snowden Gave 15,000 Documents to Glenn Greenwald; Obama Cancels Russia Summit

Gr33nJ3ll0 Re:No, it won't be huge (531 comments)

Frogs actually jump out at some point. :)

about a year ago
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Administration Seeks To Make Unauthorized Streaming A Felony

Gr33nJ3ll0 Re:Why not? (398 comments)

While you have a good point, I think it also needs to be considered, that the world is watching this one, and while the charge is pretty light compared to the resources expended, it would be a huge embarrassment for the British if he just walked away because they weren't watching.

about a year ago

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