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Biological 'Logic Circuit' Destroys Cancer Cells

JazzyMusicMan Re:cool! (98 comments)

That is really cool.... it won't go terribly wrong, right?

If it does, you'll die. Which you were going to do anyway.

Couldn't that be used as an argument for doing every sort of crazy, dangerous, or bone-headed thing that crosses into people's mind? I mean, you're ALWAYS going to die eventually ...

about 3 years ago

Infertile Daughter To Receive Uterus From Mother

JazzyMusicMan Re:well ... (358 comments)

how do you get down modded for a serious question? /sigh

more than 3 years ago

Infertile Daughter To Receive Uterus From Mother

JazzyMusicMan well ... (358 comments)

might as well get this question out of the way ... if she has a baby, technically, would it be her daughter/son or sister/brother?

more than 3 years ago

Are Graphical Calculators Pointless?

JazzyMusicMan Very limited need (636 comments)

I really don't understand why those things are used! The only time I ever "needed" a graphing calculator was in high school. In college, not a single math class allowed calculators, at all. Even the calculus courses! The only thing I ever used my TI-83P for was loading it up with equations (in the notepad app) for physics. And in physics, the hard part is knowing which equation to solve given the problem, not how to do math. Most of the time we were allowed cheat sheets anyways. These things are useless. I would've posted the xkcd comic, but someone else beat me to it.

more than 3 years ago

Flying Robot Bird Unveiled

JazzyMusicMan Wow (152 comments)

This is quite simply amazing. And even though it's not perfect, can you imagine the implications of this? Everything from weaponization to ornithology. Imagine being able to observe a flock of birds on a migratory route as part of the flock! It's really quite stunning.

more than 3 years ago

T-Mobile G2 'Permaroot' Achieved

JazzyMusicMan Re:Forgive my ignorance... (262 comments)

Don't forget tethering, and the up and coming new favorite annoyance of the wireless industrial machine, bloatware! yes, exactly like the crap that is shipped on pc's! only you can't remove it, at all, ever, unless you root the device

more than 3 years ago

T-Mobile G2 'Permaroot' Achieved

JazzyMusicMan Re:on the fence (262 comments)

Sir, I think your post is slightly insulting to rocks. They have tons of uses!

1) Beat someone up with it
2) Break stuff with it
3) Throw it at something you don't like
4) Turned into concrete
100) Crushed to a powder and used to sandblast paint off things

Next time, use a more sensible example, such as ... bureaucrat

more than 3 years ago

Facebook, Skype Getting Really Friendly

JazzyMusicMan Re:A leg up on google? (119 comments)

A big leg up on Google, I'm usually not on my gmail screen all day. Facebook is a different story.

more than 3 years ago

What 'IT' Stuff Should We Teach Ninth-Graders?

JazzyMusicMan Re:backups are important. (462 comments)

while i admire your desire to teach 14 years all of this, most of them will not care about that level of detail. in my high school programming class, most kids couldn't remember basic control structures (if, else, loops, etc.), and when given problems to solve, would ask the teacher for the 'codes'. heck, even the universities don't start with architecture, hardware overviews, or assembly

about 4 years ago

Sit Longer, Die Sooner

JazzyMusicMan Re:Don't sit down = Immortality (341 comments)

It might be possible to live forever by not sitting down, it'll just be hard as hell to find out. Who are you to say that if someone never sits, ever, then they wouldn't die? You could live to 1,000 years old, but the second you put your ass in a chair, you die. It'll be like the movie Speed or that Family Matters episode where the bus can't slow under 55 or the cop couldn't stop jogging on the treadmill. More research must be done!

about 4 years ago

Court Rules That Bypassing Dongle Is Not a DMCA Violation

JazzyMusicMan it's still good! (266 comments)

It's the pig le resistance! It's just a little airborne! It's still good, it's still good!

more than 4 years ago

Adding CSS3 Support To IE 6, 7 and 8 With CSS3 Pie

JazzyMusicMan Re:IE? Seriously? (142 comments)

Unfortunately that can't always be your answer, especially when your site is an enterprise application, and the bread and butter of your system. As much as we would like to shun users of old or crummy software, sometimes, they're the ones keeping the lights on. Any help with allowing us to support them is help worth taking advantage of, in my opinion.

more than 4 years ago

The Go-Anywhere Cyber Cafe In a Shipping Container

JazzyMusicMan Re:i look forward to the mail (145 comments)

which they will then use to buy some new shipping containers containing the latest P4 chips to bring more internet to africa!! how can you be such a selfish twit and not want that!

more than 4 years ago

Convert a SIM To a MicroSIM, With a Meat Cleaver

JazzyMusicMan same works for apple products (302 comments)

iPad won't fit in your pocket, or the iPhone apps don't work well on the larger screen? get your iPhone, and line up the top left corner of the screens ...

more than 4 years ago

Amazon Caves To Publishers On eBook Pricing

JazzyMusicMan Re:$14.99 seems way too high for an eBook. (236 comments)

It is known that Amazon has sold ebooks at a loss simply to push their reader. This is what angers customers the most, Amazon is willing to pay the publishers, but the publishers insist on controlling price. They forget that MSRP is a "suggestion"

more than 4 years ago

Best Way To Land Entry-Level Job?

JazzyMusicMan Find an internship and bust your ass (441 comments)

I guess I can count myself as one of the fortunate ones. I landed an internship with a great company that gave me the opportunity to learn. I gave 110+% on everything I had to do. Most of it was menial and sucked, but then again, programming for any large firm usually is. I had a full time position within 6 months of starting my internship. One of the first things I learned early on was, no matter how great of a coder I thought I was, I didn't know anything.

more than 4 years ago

Google Applies To Become Energy Marketer

JazzyMusicMan Re:Uh huh. (160 comments)

Google does many things that, to many people, would've been considered a major invasion of privacy a handful of years ago. Eventually our level of complacency will change to accomdate even this.

more than 4 years ago

Company Trains the Autistic To Test Software

JazzyMusicMan I see it coming... (419 comments)

I know many will say this is reprehensible, but I honestly think this is something respectable for individuals suffering from autism to do. Honestly, besides grocery store jobs, I have never seen other types of companies hiring these individuals. Of course there are others, but I haven't seen any.

more than 4 years ago

Home Router For High-Speed Connection?

JazzyMusicMan hmm...wish i had that problem (376 comments)

First of lucky bastard...wish i had that problem.

Second of all, shouldn't a gigabit router give you what you need? Or am I completely off-base here and missing something...?

more than 4 years ago


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