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China Confirms New Generation of ICBM

LifesABeach Re:we;ll just have to get (33 comments)

I think it was done already, multi headed ICBM's were in the 1960's. I guess we should go to yellow alert? (pun intended)

2 minutes ago
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China Confirms New Generation of ICBM

LifesABeach Re:bad guys (33 comments)

Not really, they're just competitors whose aging leaders still think that MH-ICBM's make a bargining chip. The current symbol for global leadership is a black credit card.

4 minutes ago
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China Confirms New Generation of ICBM

LifesABeach Re:Known since forever (33 comments)

Next generation? If this were the 1950's, multi headed ICBM's were regulars in the early 1960's. If China wanted Next Generation, try a Moon colony, or Mars colony. How about a working FTL? And just where the hell is my 200 inch Smart TV for $200? If the chairwoman wants fear; fear its nation's policy of rejoicing in Ignorent Sloth.

9 minutes ago
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Student Uses Oculus Rift and Kinect To Create Body Swap Illusion

LifesABeach Imagine the Possibilities (87 comments)

1. At GITMO.

2. Another remake of the "Body Snatchers?"

yesterday
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Journalist Sues NSA For Keeping Keith Alexander's Financial History Secret

LifesABeach Re:If true. If. (180 comments)

I was wondering what the test for Treason is? Is it someone that shows the world a governments secrets for free? Is it someone that shows a coroporation a governments secrets for $1,000,000?

Is America a great country or what?!

yesterday
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Vint Cerf on Why Programmers Don't Join the ACM

LifesABeach Re: where's the money?! (194 comments)

An to think it all started with a single family group; amazing.

yesterday
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Nokia Buys a Chunk of Panasonic

LifesABeach Microsoft Mergers and Acquisitions (54 comments)

Letting Samsong, and Apple sue each other; mean while m$ makes inroads for future litigations to a weakened industry?

yesterday
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Nokia Buys a Chunk of Panasonic

LifesABeach Re:From Finland (54 comments)

With all of Ericsson's employees mainly Indian, one could easily think Eric's son migrated east, not west?

yesterday
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Nokia Buys a Chunk of Panasonic

LifesABeach Re:SAC wireless? (54 comments)

Isn't that classified? Or would it be cheating to tell?

yesterday
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Put Your Code in the SWAMP: DHS Sponsors Online Open Source Code Testing

LifesABeach Maybe A Different Tactic? (61 comments)

As a Freedom of Information Act Request; have the NSA offer user access ones phone calls? In other words, be a part of the solution...

2 days ago
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Dear Museums: Uploading Your Content To Wikimedia Commons Just Got Easier

LifesABeach Filezilla? (24 comments)

Interesting, the standardization of art information on a global scale?

3 days ago
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World's Largest Amphibious Aircraft Goes Into Production In China

LifesABeach That's the Spruce Goose! (85 comments)

H.H. is yawning in his grave.

3 days ago
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Google's Mapping Contest Draws Ire From Indian Government

LifesABeach Re:So, to summarize... (95 comments)

Just a thought, but I cannot help but wonder is Google is also mapping the various WiFi hot spots?

3 days ago
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World's Largest Amphibious Aircraft Goes Into Production In China

LifesABeach Re:Next up (85 comments)

I like the part where they painted a big red dot, like the Japanese. XD

3 days ago
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Wikipedia Blocks 'Disruptive' Edits From US Congress

LifesABeach Re:I take offense! (165 comments)

Considering that Donald is an Alien, then he should be able to show an Visa Permit to stay on this planet; I think we should "fly" him back...

about a week ago
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Wikipedia Blocks 'Disruptive' Edits From US Congress

LifesABeach Re:Yeah, "disruptive" (165 comments)

From Donald's perspective, "is this horrible?"

about a week ago
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Wikipedia Blocks 'Disruptive' Edits From US Congress

LifesABeach Re:Yeah, "disruptive" (165 comments)

Could this be the Tea Party solution to the "Border" issue?

about a week ago
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SLS Project Coming Up $400 Million Short

LifesABeach One Has to Wonder (132 comments)

Would NASA be better off discussing launch requirements to SpaceX?

about a week ago
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Man Booted From Southwest Flight and Threatened With Arrest After Critical Tweet

LifesABeach Re:What?!? (891 comments)

I'm still working on the part where a persons 1st Amendment Rights were violated. WTF is SW Air to do this? I think the faceless ones are becoming a little to big for their briches.

about a week ago

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I Met a Security Show Off

LifesABeach LifesABeach writes  |  more than 2 years ago

LifesABeach (234436) writes "The company I contract for has been hit by a series of invalid credit card purchases, and general over all hammering of their email servers by a software company offering to sell its security assistance. I smell fish 3 days in the sun. Any suggestions?"
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Be A Dungun Master, Go To Jail

LifesABeach LifesABeach writes  |  more than 3 years ago

LifesABeach (234436) writes "Seventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals rules on effects of playing D&D. Convict with a life sentence for murder had his D&D game confiscated by guards. Convict had found other convicts willing to play D&D. Guards stated that D&D is a threat to prison security. Convict sued for violation of First, and Fourteenth Amendment Rights. Guards argued that, "...games like D&D have “been found to promote competitive hostility, violence, and addictive escape behavior, which can compromise not only the inmate’s rehabilitation and effects of positive programming, but endanger the public and jeopardise the safety and security of the institution." Circuit Judges ruled in favour of Guards."
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Sky-mapping spacecraft lifts off from Cal coast

LifesABeach LifesABeach writes  |  more than 4 years ago

LifesABeach (234436) writes "A spacecraft launched into space early Monday on a mission to map the whole sky in search of hidden asteroids, comets and other celestial stuff. That's when I thought,"Could such a craft chart the Astroid Belt beyond Mars?". I figure there would a massive collection of different elements that could prove to be very useful."
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What Can A Client Do With Your Software Product?

LifesABeach LifesABeach writes  |  more than 4 years ago

LifesABeach writes "I am a Software Contractor currently creating a product for my client. It started out as a project just only for his business to use. Everything is Verbal; and yes, I know that it means anything beyond "Small Claims Statues" has to be in writing to be "Binding". I am about 4 weeks from completing the project, which started 4 months ago. About 2 months ago, my client said that this project could be "Branded" and used by other companies with my client, I did not agree, or disagree. Then a month ago, my client says that he plans to "sell" the technology to other companies for their needs, I did not agree, or disagree. I have not agreed, or disagreed with my clients "dreams" of business commerce. If I had known the Breath and Scope of this project, I would have discussed percentages, not flat hourly rates. How can I constructively change this project from "Hourly", to "Percentages"?"
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$300M Battery Contest

LifesABeach LifesABeach writes  |  more than 6 years ago

LifesABeach (234436) writes "Senator McCain has proposed a prize for a better automotive battery. If some enterprising person can solve this problem, robotics will indirectly receive a quantum leap in turnaround time between charges."
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LifesABeach LifesABeach writes  |  more than 7 years ago

LifesABeach writes "My job has come to a point where buying a laptop is needed; And the family finances can afford it. So during my web surfing, errrr product analysis, I discover that Microsoft XP/Vista will have the ability to shut my computer down, without my permission. I am beginning to think of the epic event in which Sony's idea of "protection" of their songs was deemed a "Root Kit." I do not have time to mess with some show off lawyer team chocking up the courts. When I buy my computer, Microsoft is NOT a part owner of it. My obvious concern is that I require the use of Linux along with the ability to test on that other OS. My question is, "is XP/Vista going to do something stupid by disabling MY computer in MY day to day normal use of MY Machine which is to multi-partition the hard drive for linux and give that other OS about 40 gig?""

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