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EV Owner Arrested Over 5 Cents Worth of Electricity From School's Outlet

LBt1st Re:Theft (1010 comments)

Either way, he now has an arrest record for the rest of his life.

about 8 months ago
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RF Safe-Stop Shuts Down Car Engines With Radio Pulse

LBt1st Re:Just wait until... (549 comments)

Police beat and kill people (and pets) on a regular bases and hell has yet to be paid.
Why would anything change when they start wrecking vehicles, electronics and pacemakers?

about 8 months ago
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San Francisco Fire Chief Bans Helmet-Mounted Cameras For Firefighters

LBt1st Re:Hah (209 comments)

Not to mention a person in a public street has no legal expectation of privacy.

about a year ago
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MS: Windows Phone 8 Wi-Fi Vulnerable, Cannot Be Patched

LBt1st Re:Why can't it be patched? (146 comments)

"a business where a lot of WP8 users are"

Good luck finding one of those!

about a year ago
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You Will Get DirectX 11.2 Only With Windows 8.1

LBt1st Re:So it's going to be irrelevant (403 comments)

Exactly right. Based on numbers provided by Steam, DirectX10 is currently the majority of what players hardware supports. So guess what developers are targetting? Sure some AAA studios are going all out but a lot of the smaller developers are still putting out DirectX9 games.

about a year ago
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Teenage League of Legends Player Jailed For Months For Facebook Joke

LBt1st Re:Teens and their thousands of Facebook "friends" (743 comments)

Of course the NSA sees everything regardless of privacy settings. So unless you trust the US government, it's probably best not to post anything that would be interpreted [by a moron] as a threat.

about a year ago
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Pinholes and Plastic Wrap Make Solid Walls "Transparent" To Sound

LBt1st Re:Why would you do this (127 comments)

LOL My kingdom for mod points!

about a year ago
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Sexism Still a Problem At E3

LBt1st Re:doesn't help people take games seriously either (737 comments)

"Besides, the whole rant is based on the assumption that most women disapprove of having scantily clad women running around.."

THIS!!
Women are beautiful. Men like looking at them. Women like looking at them. Who is complaining?

about a year ago
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Best Buy To Carve Out Space For Microsoft Stores

LBt1st Re:ridiculous logic (214 comments)

I believe most shops these days make their money doing repair and virus removal. With the occasional upsale.

about a year ago
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How Did You Learn How To Program?

LBt1st Re:I was just 10 years old (623 comments)

How Did You Learn How To Program? ...I never stopped learning!

I started on a TRS-80. But I too give thanks to my real beginnings to QBASIC. Instead of my dad, it was my older brother that introduced me to it. He eventually gave up programming and became an outdoors man. I on the other hand have been coding for the past 20'ish years :)

about a year ago
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UC Berkeley Group Working On Creating Inexpensive 3-D Printer Materials

LBt1st Re:Oh Noes! (66 comments)

It will happen eventually. And then we'll have to hear the whole debate all over again. All the while hundreds of people will die in a war that most Americans have forgotten is taking place.

about a year ago
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Xbox One Used Game Policy Leaks: Publishers Get a Cut of Sale

LBt1st Re:market research? (379 comments)

I'm wondering if this will shutdown the sale of used games on ebay and the like. That would be shame if so. Pretty much every game and console I buy eventually gets resold (they are mine so I ought to be able to sell them) to someone who will get use out of them after I've had my fill.

about a year ago
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Meet the 23-Ton X-Wing, the World's Largest Lego Model

LBt1st Re:A bit blocky (121 comments)

I was disappointed by this as well. It's more like a replica of a replica. I was hoping they made something more detailed.

about a year ago
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Meet the 23-Ton X-Wing, the World's Largest Lego Model

LBt1st Re:Seems legit. . . (121 comments)

You guys get to look out windows?

about a year ago
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Tesla Motors Repays $465M Government Loan 9 Years Early

LBt1st Re:Thanking tax payers, excelent (446 comments)

Why wait for a tree to grow it when you can just print the stuff?

about a year ago
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Xbox One: No Always-Online Requirement, But Needs To Phone Home

LBt1st Re:Can i please have two? (395 comments)

The upgrade dragon isn't as bad as it used to be. A lot of gaming tech has plateaued in the past few years.
Buy/build any decent PC these days and you're good to go for some years.

about a year ago
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AMD Says There Will Be No DirectX 12 — Ever

LBt1st Re:Let's predict the headlines of the future: (305 comments)

They simply merged it. There is no longer a DirectX SDK to go along with a Windows SDK. It's all just Windows SDK.

That said, the market hasn't even caught up with DirectX11 yet.

about a year ago
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Hacker Skips SimCity Full-Time Network Requirement

LBt1st Re:Not a huge surprise... (303 comments)

They took it down for a day or two after launch.
I guess EA convinced them to put it back up though.

about a year ago
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New GPU Testing Methodology Puts Multi-GPU Solutions In Question

LBt1st Developers (112 comments)

This is interesting from a developer standpoint as well. This means we are wasting processing time rendering frames and are only displayed for a handful of milliseconds. These frames could be dropped entirely and that processing time could go to use elsewhere.

about a year and a half ago

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