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Intel Putting 3D Scanners In Consumer Tablets Next Year, Phones To Follow

Jason Goatcher Re:How will this help me play angry birds? (74 comments)

Sex isn't politically correct enough, they'd have to have a hook like protecting children or something.

3 days ago

New Study Projects World Population of 11B by 2100

Jason Goatcher Re:No, It Won't (323 comments)

If I'm not mistaken, poor people have kids so there's someone to care for them when they get old. So maybe the best solution for overpopulation is finding a way to guarantee that the elderly are cared for. the Japanese are working on robot care for the elderly and there's tons of other artifical intelligence projects being developed to do various things. Maybe that's the solution.

4 days ago

Apple Will No Longer Unlock Most iPhones, iPads For Police

Jason Goatcher Re:So everything is protected by a 4 digit passcod (503 comments)

So what do you do as a job?

I, um, break encryption for the police.

Does it pay well?

Minimum wage. All I do is enter 4-digit codes to guess the passcode.

4 days ago

ISIS Bans Math and Social Studies For Children

Jason Goatcher Re:they will defeat themselves (952 comments)

Actually, that's wrong. There's a difference between having faith in the actual God and pushing an agenda that you want God to support.

God is the same yesterday, today and forever. Unfortunately, His worshippers like to attach labels to Him that aren't warranted.

5 days ago

FBI Completes New Face Recognition System

Jason Goatcher Re:Baaah... (129 comments)

How dare you restrict my fashion options, you insensitive clod.

about a week ago

Developing the First Law of Robotics

Jason Goatcher Re:Similar to (165 comments)

Because then the next time he saw Harry Kim, he'd be like,"Wtf, you're alive?" and maybe have another psychotic break.

about a week ago

Ask Slashdot: What To Do After Digitizing VHS Tapes?

Jason Goatcher Re:Use the cloud, Luke (268 comments)

If privacy isn't a problem, this definitely sounds like the right solution.

about a week ago

Why Atheists Need Captain Kirk

Jason Goatcher Re:illogical captain (917 comments)

I agree that most people don't think, but I disagree with pretty much everything else you say. I know you didn't mention Christianity, but Christianity has a logical and consistent framework, despite the fact that people disagree on various things.

Most of the situation with atheists is the whole,"We've never encountered God, therefore He doesn't exist." But they don't allow for the possibility that the phenomena they're rejecting might simply be avoiding them because it's offended by them. Anyone who truly wants to know God has an encounter with Him. Period. It is only those that don't want to have an encounter that do not encounter Him.

about a week ago

Scientists Capture the Sound Made By a Single Atom

Jason Goatcher Re:Philosophical Point (100 comments)

In a way, you made his point for him even as you disagreed. There's always going to be some level of abstraction somewhere. If it can be used to detect things, it's a sensory organ of some sort, though that would suggest just about any tool is a sensory organ of some sort.

about two weeks ago

Massive Study Searching For Genes Behind Intelligence Finds Little

Jason Goatcher Re:Great news (269 comments)

Oh, fabulous. A guy makes a racial slur against blacks and insults them, then gets a 2 rating. But me with my creationinst christian views gets a bad karma rating.

How much sense does that make? I still love science, I just don't automatically trust anything said.

about two weeks ago

Universal Big Bang Lithium Deficit Confirmed

Jason Goatcher Re:Three times less? (170 comments)

Good point, I'm so used to writers using bad math I didn't even notice it this time. They mean 1/3rd the amount, but it's more impressive to say 3 times less, which would be -2, technically. So, the study owes us some lithium, I guess.

about two weeks ago

Reanalysis of Clinical Trials Finds Misleading Results

Jason Goatcher Re:Decline Effect (74 comments)

Exactly, like with the theory of evolution and intelligent design. If the same amount of time was put towards the proof of intelligent design as with the theory of evolution, the atheists wouldn't have a leg to stand on.

Fuck slashdot karma, I'm more worried about the consequences of actual reality.

about two weeks ago

Surprising Result of NYC Bike Lanes: Faster Traffic for Cars

Jason Goatcher Re:Bikes lanes are nice (213 comments)

I don't think people in cars do to pedestrians what they do to cyclists, which is pull out into an intersection when the bike is almost there. I don't understand that behavior, maybe they don't realize how fast a cyclist is going and think they can pull away before they catch up?

about two weeks ago

CPU's Heat Output to Amplify DNA Could Make Drastically Cheaper Tests

Jason Goatcher Re:Actual Link And Better Details (27 comments)

I wonder if they might be willing to do useful work, like distributed computing stuff. Haven't crunched in forever, but my old team Free-DC would probably love for them to join and add a bit of oomph to our team.

about three weeks ago

Power Grids: The Huge Battery Market You Never Knew Existed

Jason Goatcher I guess they mean... (245 comments)

The battery market that only people who don't like science never knew existed. Which means they probably aren't reading this article either.

Sooooo, we're being told we never knew the market existed even though the vast majority of people who actually read past the headline did indeed know it existed.

Thanks for wasting my time samzenpus.

Oh, and btw, great name, makes you sound like a frickin' genius when you have the word pus in your name. I have an excuse, since my last name is lterally Goatcher, samzenpus doesn't really sound legit unless you're foreign and didn't understand what you're getting into.

about three weeks ago

Radioactive Wild Boars Still Roaming the Forests of Germany

Jason Goatcher Re:Interesting line from TFA: (212 comments)

OMG, George, it's Agnes's time of the month and I'm super-horny, what am I gonna do?

about three weeks ago

Grand Ayatollah Says High Speed Internet Is "Against Moral Standards"

Jason Goatcher Re:If the Grand Ayatollah's against it.... (542 comments)

OMG, off-topic, but I'm so glad you said that. I have been insulted by so many people that make claims about US law without even sitting down and reading it. I wish more people would understand the US is supposed to be a nation of written law and not one run by random asshole judges.

about three weeks ago


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