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Comcast Gives 6 Months Free Internet To Poor and Unpaid Bill Amnesty

JestersGrind Headline confused me (71 comments)

Who is Bill Amnesty? Should I know him?

about 4 months ago
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Author Says It's Time To Stop Glorifying Hackers

JestersGrind Author also wants... (479 comments)

everyone to get off her lawn.

about 8 months ago
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Smart Racquets Could Transform Tennis

JestersGrind Golf (64 comments)

Seems like golf would be a much more appropriate application of this. Golfers are always analyzing and trying to improve their swing.

about 10 months ago
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Just Thinking About Science Triggers Moral Behavior

JestersGrind Re:I hypothesize.. (347 comments)

Plus this study doesn't explain evil mad scientists! What about those who use science to achieve world domination?

about a year ago
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Ballmer To Retire

JestersGrind Balmer (633 comments)

How long until the Balmer movie is released?

about a year ago
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Amazon Forbids Crossing State Lines With Rented Textbooks

JestersGrind Enforcement? (125 comments)

Explain to me how exactly they would enforce this policy? They have no idea where the book goes unless it's RFID tagged or something. You could take the book around the world and they would be none the wiser. Just make sure you return it on time and all is good.

about a year ago
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Android 4.3 Based CyanogenMod 10.2 Nightlies Arrive

JestersGrind Re:nice (82 comments)

I had a similar experience with Verizon. Their bloatware essentially crippled the device. Even with a larger battery, I was lucky to get a half day out of it. I installed a minimalist custom mod and now battery life is 3-5 days, depending on use obviously.

about a year ago
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Fearful of Reader Reaction, Facebook Delays Video Ads

JestersGrind Facebook is already using video ads. (120 comments)

Facebook is already using video ads in certain instances. I know, in some Facebook games, you can watch a video ad to receive extra lives or such. The obvious difference is that there is a trade. The user is receiving something in exchange for, at least, letting the video play. Doesn't stop them for switching tabs until the ad is over.

about a year ago
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Nvidia Releases Tegra 4 Powered SHIELD Handheld

JestersGrind Kudos!! (81 comments)

Kudos to Nick Fury and his team on this device. When is HYDRA coming out with their device?

about a year ago
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N. Korea-Bound Ship With 'Military Cargo' Detained By Panama

JestersGrind Those crazy North Koreans! (105 comments)

They have it all backwards. You're supposed to sneak missiles into Cuba, not out!

about a year ago
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Student Project Could Kill Digital Ad Targeting

JestersGrind Re:I fully support this! (177 comments)

I'm confused. Are you saying that Adsense is spot on or way off?

about a year ago
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Google Patents Frowns and Winks To Unlock Your Phone

JestersGrind When will it end? (89 comments)

Quick!! I need to patent giving my phone the finger to unlock it!

about a year and a half ago
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Interviews: Ask Derek Khanna About Government Regulations and Technology

JestersGrind How to change things? (72 comments)

This question is a little broader than just copyright reform, but I'll ask it anyway. Do you have ideas, short of a revolution, on how do the American people can fix the system when the people capable of making change possible are corrupted by corporate lobbyists against any changes? Voting them out isn't even an option because another of the same ilk will just replace the ousted politician.

about 2 years ago
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An Oven That Runs Android

JestersGrind Brilliant!! (123 comments)

Now I can play Angry Birds on my oven while I roast an angry bird!!

about 2 years ago
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New Sony Patent Blocks Second-hand Games

JestersGrind Easy solution (344 comments)

Do not buy anything with Sony's name on it. Cast your vote with your spending dollars. If enough people oppose this, it will hit Sony where it hurts. Of course if most people don't care, Sony will probably get away with it and set a new low for the industry.

about 2 years ago
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Taking Sense Away: Confessions of a Former TSA Screener

JestersGrind Re:I have a relative who works (354 comments)

I should refer my brother-in-law. Sounds like he would be perfect for the job!

about 2 years ago

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Metallica is playing at BlizzCon!

JestersGrind JestersGrind writes  |  about a month ago

JestersGrind (2549938) writes "Blizzard just announced that Metallica is going to perform a closing concert at BlizzCon on November 8, 2014. “We’re thrilled to have Metallica blowing out our speakers at BlizzCon this year,” said Mike Morhaime, CEO and cofounder of Blizzard Entertainment. “After two full days of epic gaming and intense eSports action, an earth-shaking concert is the perfect sendoff for everyone at the show and watching from home.”"
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World wide web needs bill of rights according to Sir Tim Berners-Lee

JestersGrind JestersGrind writes  |  about 8 months ago

JestersGrind (2549938) writes "In BBC News:
"The inventor of the world wide web has marked the 25th anniversary of his creation by calling for a 'Magna Carta' bill of rights to protect its users."

"It's time for us to make a big communal decision," he said. "In front of us are two roads — which way are we going to go?

"Are we going to continue on the road and just allow the governments to do more and more and more control — more and more surveillance?

"Or are we going to set up a bunch of values? Are we going to set up something like a Magna Carta for the world wide web and say, actually, now it's so important, so much part of our lives, that it becomes on a level with human rights?""

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Blizzard announces the next World of Warcraft expansion!

JestersGrind JestersGrind writes  |  1 year,17 days

JestersGrind (2549938) writes "Blizzard has announced that Warlords of Draenor (http://eu.battle.net/wow/en/warlords-of-draenor/) will be the fifth World of Warcraft expansion. It includes new race models, level cap at 100 and player garrisons."

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