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Ask Slashdot: Where Do You Stand on Daylight Saving Time?

JRV31 Re:Against it (613 comments)

I think Iceland has the right idea. GMT all year around.

about a month ago
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Space Tourism Isn't Worth Dying For

JRV31 Re: Well (594 comments)

You mean the USA no longer has the will to do it.

about a month ago
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Former Department of Defense Chief Expects "30 Year War"

JRV31 Re:Oh please, Biden said it best (425 comments)

But if you nuke them the sand turns to glass. How will we get at the oil.

about 2 months ago
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SanDisk Releases 512GB SD Card

JRV31 Re:1024-fold (210 comments)

Just think, if we all had sixteen fingers we would use hex and this argument would be unneccessary. And it would be easier to type.

about 2 months ago
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Microsoft Lobby Denies the State of Chile Access To Free Software

JRV31 Re:Wow (159 comments)

Bribery is not illegal in the US, we call it campaign contributions.

about 3 months ago
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Dramatic Shifts In Manufacturing Costs Are Driving Companies To US, Mexico

JRV31 Re:FUCK BETA (233 comments)

Beta seems to have become worse lately. There is no place to sign in, and the link to return to classic is missing. I have to close and re-open my browser until it starts in classic mode.

about 3 months ago
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Ask Slashdot: What Do You Wish You'd Known Starting Out As a Programmer?

JRV31 Re:Pick a different job. (548 comments)

I found that a programming job ruined a good hobby. I went back to CNC machining.

about 3 months ago
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Here Comes the Panopticon: Insurance Companies

JRV31 Re: It's already going on... (353 comments)

There is not fierce competition, the McCarron Fergason act of 1945 exempts insurance companies from anti-trust laws. They can, and do, get together and fix prices.

about 5 months ago
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Here Comes the Panopticon: Insurance Companies

JRV31 Re:It's already going on... (353 comments)

They are not bad people thay are cattle. You can join them if you want to, I won't.

about 5 months ago
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On 4th of July:

JRV31 Re:missing option (340 comments)

In Minnesota where I live, and in many other states, fireworks are illegal. I appreacieate the irony of people celebrating the countries independance by breaking it's laws.

about 5 months ago
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Baton Bob Strikes Back Against Police That Coerced Facebook Post From Him

JRV31 Re:America: Its just completely fucked (203 comments)

The deepest circle of hell should be reserved for people who abuse power.

about 5 months ago
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UK Man Sentenced To 16 Months For Exporting 'E-Waste' Despite 91% Reuse

JRV31 Re: And yet (212 comments)

Here in the USA we call bribes campaign contributions.

about 5 months ago
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US Government OKs Sale of Sharper Satellite Images

JRV31 Re:Area 51 - What's Really There? (82 comments)

People who have worked there have REPORTED claims that there is Alien Spacecraft there. They can't all be lying, right?

The best place to hide the truth is in a pack of lies.

about 5 months ago
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US-EU Trade Agreement Gains Exaggerated, Say 41 Consumer Groups, Economist

JRV31 Re:Rule of thumb (97 comments)

When large corporate lobbyists and their politicians talk about the economy, simply substitute the word "profit" for "jobs" to get a more honest version of what they're saying.

And beware of anything with the word "free" in it.

about 6 months ago
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Oregon vs. Oracle: the Battle of Blame Heats Up

JRV31 Who is to blame? (83 comments)

With it seems like all the health care sites having the same problems, I can't help wondering how much of it sabotage caused by the republicans and the insurance companies.

about 6 months ago
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Google Foresees Ads On Your Refrigerator, Thermostat, and Glasses

JRV31 Re:Nope. (355 comments)

A new use is found for duct tape every day.

about 6 months ago
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Ohio Prison Shows Pirated Movies To Inmates

JRV31 Re:Apples and Oranges (186 comments)

Governments just make the laws. It's us peasants who have to follow them.

about 6 months ago

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