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Judge Allows L.A. Cops To Keep License Plate Reader Data Secret

LifesABeach Re:Good (59 comments)

A classic case of, "we know better than you?" Now by LAPD. The only thing that was omitted was, "it's for the children."

3 hours ago
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DoT Proposes Mandating Vehicle-To-Vehicle Communications

LifesABeach Re:Oh, really? (256 comments)

If you want to see the driver spin like a top; try blowing a kiss. XD

2 days ago
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FBI Investigates 'Sophisticated' Cyber Attack On JP Morgan, 4 More US Banks

LifesABeach Russia? Really? China or France Maybe? (97 comments)

As far as I'm concerned, why just JP? If the bad guys have balls, how about Wells Fargo? Better yet, if the bad guys are not just closet girly girls; Why not go after the data base that holds the home loans of the U.S. and all of its backups. Yep, I smell fish, 3 days in the sun.

2 days ago
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How the Ancient Egyptians (Should Have) Built the Pyramids

LifesABeach Just A Thought (202 comments)

Could you demostate this with an 80 ton block? I think the vedio would go viral.

3 days ago
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Comcast Tells Government That Its Data Caps Aren't Actually "Data Caps"

LifesABeach Re:Sigh (333 comments)

What new technology exists that would bypass the likes of Comcast?

3 days ago
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Seagate Ships First 8 Terabyte Hard Drive

LifesABeach Re:Porn (314 comments)

Finally, a company that understands that I'm not collecting everyone's meta data, but have the most fabulous porn collection anyone could enjoy; and it's all mine, mine, mine! With less hardware now; ya! Maybe a 64 Peta Byte drive, please?

3 days ago
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New Windows Coming In Late September -- But Which One?

LifesABeach Re:It's simple (251 comments)

Win9 is obviously not a Pro-Choice Person*?

Maybe m$ is outsourcing to the Wizard of Oz?

4 days ago
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Securing the US Electrical Grid

LifesABeach Re:Great way to waste your money (117 comments)

That's why God invented the "extension chord," Also, you might want to check out Germany's power grid. Just a thought, you might want to divest you energy stocks; there's a new breed of solar panels coming out, and they're cheap to produce, and install.

4 days ago
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Securing the US Electrical Grid

LifesABeach Re:Great way to waste your money (117 comments)

You know, if each structure that required electrciy was using Solar, and or Wind; the ability to reek havoc on electrcity use would be greatly reduced.

4 days ago
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South Carolina Student Arrested For "Killing Pet Dinosaur"

LifesABeach Re:Mandatory panic! (421 comments)

Just curious, was the name of pet called, "Barney?"

5 days ago
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FarmBot: an Open Source Automated Farming Machine

LifesABeach A Couple of Thoughts (133 comments)

  1. change Y and Z axis
  2. 3 laws safe?

about two weeks ago
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Microsoft Considered Renaming Internet Explorer To Escape Its Reputation

LifesABeach Re:Well (426 comments)

A polished turd by anyother name?

about two weeks ago
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Microsoft Considered Renaming Internet Explorer To Escape Its Reputation

LifesABeach I've Got It! I've Got It! (426 comments)

GATE; because it's always missing something.

about two weeks ago
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Two Years of Data On What Military Equipment the Pentagon Gave To Local Police

LifesABeach Re:Well let's temper our anger a bit (264 comments)

There are times when on a hot sunny day filled with gun shots and screaming; the finest law enforcement action is to offer a bottle of water. It's public record for the curious.

about two weeks ago
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Two Years of Data On What Military Equipment the Pentagon Gave To Local Police

LifesABeach Re:Where this started (264 comments)

I believe that utter horse shit can be applied here.

about two weeks ago
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Two Years of Data On What Military Equipment the Pentagon Gave To Local Police

LifesABeach Kent State? (264 comments)

I remember.

about two weeks ago
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Tesla Removes Mileage Limits On Drive Unit Warranty Program

LifesABeach Re:So there is a problem... (174 comments)

Actually, GM/Toyota waited till the body count was significant enough to consider; public record.

about two weeks 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  |  about 5 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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