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Russia Wants To Establish a Permanent Moon Base

Issarlk Re:Russia (313 comments)

Afaik Ukraine didn't hand over Crimea. To do that they'd need to have had the power to prevent it in the first place.

about two weeks ago

Michael Abrash Joins Oculus, Calls Facebook 'Final Piece of the Puzzle'

Issarlk Virtual farmsville? (232 comments)

Virtual 3D wall with ads that fly into your face?
Virtual 3D panorama of your friends' latest photographs of their cats?

To me VR is as important to Facebook as a spoiler to a Trabant.

about a month ago

Russian Civil Law Changed By Wikimedia

Issarlk Re:People crushing on Russia.... (88 comments)

"military action against dictators threatening to sell their oil for something other than dollars"

Fixed that for you.

about a month ago

Iran Builds Mock-up of Nimitz-Class Aircraft Carrier

Issarlk Propaganda? (298 comments)

I think Iran has computers and 3D artists, and blowing up a CGI USA aircraft carrier would be cheaper and indistinguishable from the real thing on tv screens.

about a month ago

Getting Misogyny, Racism and Homophobia Out of Gaming

Issarlk Re:where's the fun in that? (704 comments)

Not fun at all, I agree. We totally need these game to auto-correct spelling and gramatical errors on player chat.

about a month ago

Overuse of Bioengineered Corn Gives Rise To Resistant Pests

Issarlk Re:Surprised? (259 comments)

"Plant evolves defense."

Stop right there ! There's no such thing as evolution. Pests didn't evolve defense, God created new resistant pests. All those farmers who used GMO crops are obviously gay and are punished for it. *That's the only explanation.*

about a month ago

43,000-Year-Old Woolly Mammoth Remains Offer Strong Chance of Cloning

Issarlk Re:Hmm (187 comments)

We could save the elephants. Mamoth ivory will make regular one completelly lame and so 20th century.

about a month ago

Mars Rover Opportunity Faces New Threat: Budget Ax

Issarlk A tad too soon (185 comments)

I don't think the chinese will be there with a rover for another couple of years. Maybe Nasa could give them the rover's keys in the meantime ?

about a month and a half ago

SpaceX Wants To Go To Mars — and Has a Plan To Get There

Issarlk Re:Sadly, Elon Musk is proof that (236 comments)

To advance rocket know how with a nice ambitious goal so we can go more interesting but less glamorous places more easilly after.

about a month and a half ago

SpaceX Wants To Go To Mars — and Has a Plan To Get There

Issarlk Re:Good (236 comments)

While you are at it, provinding food and means to grow more to all the humans would be a more worthy goal, and I am sure you agree 100% and will endure having dial up in the meantime.

about a month and a half ago

WV Senator Calls For Ban On All Unregulated Cryptocurrencies

Issarlk It begins (240 comments)

The war on terrorist currencies (as they'll call them shortly).

about 2 months ago

Laser Headlights Promise More Intense, Controllable Beams

Issarlk Add a normal laser too (376 comments)

Unless the headlight can vaporise oncomming blinded cars before they crash into you, you'll also need a normal laser to take care of them.

about 2 months ago

Google Buys UK AI Startup Deep Mind

Issarlk I for one welcome... (113 comments)

... our new AI panda overlords.

about 3 months ago

Accenture Faces Mid-March Healthcare.gov Deadline Or 'Disaster'

Issarlk Re:America Cannot Compete (215 comments)

A private sector who has no incentive to succeed. Why deliver working software in 6 monthes when you can claim you need two more years and twice the initial money and are reasonably certain to get obtain it ?

about 3 months ago

National Lab Working To Mix Metals and Polymers For 3D Printing

Issarlk Re:But why 3D printing? (65 comments)

Imagine a 3D printer that prints an armor in a week (ridiculously slow). Now imagine 1000 of thems. The army can afford it, they literally burn money all year.

about 3 months ago

Intel Dev: GTK's Biggest Problem, and What Qt Does Better

Issarlk Re:GTK is trash (282 comments)

Also being pure C, it's much faster to compile! And that is an often overlooked advantage. My only gripe about GTK is they didn't go all the way and implement it in assembly to make development even faster.

about 3 months ago

Cheerios To Go GMO-Free

Issarlk Re:TPP will make it illegal (419 comments)

Then there will be a boom in consumption of organic products. They can't forbid organic labels, it's too big of an industry already.

about 4 months ago

Cheerios To Go GMO-Free

Issarlk Re:GMOs feed over a billion people (419 comments)

"GMOs feed over a billion people" ... and their cancers. (maybe, maybe not. We'll know for sure in 10 to 20 years, thank you america for being our guinea pigs)

about 4 months ago

SteamOS Will Be Available For Download On December 13

Issarlk Re:Why go with anything Steam? (211 comments)

Origin do refund games _if you don't like them_. Steam won't refund utterlly broken trash games, except "War Z" which was a disaster. It happened with X:Rebirth very recently: people edit XML savegame to progress through the story. Some others CTD on startup. Steam support won't refund, they say you used the software for 2 hours so they can't and won't, it's alpha quality at best sold 50 USD. Origin would refund, Amazon would refund, Steam tells you to GTFO. I was a rabid Steam fan once, no longer.

about 4 months ago


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