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Comcast PAC Gave Money To Every Senator Examining Time Warner Cable Merger

Lord Lemur Re:This is how America ceases to be great (133 comments)

While plagued with opportunities for abuse, this is a very intresting concept.

about two weeks ago
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How much do you spend yearly on mobile apps?

Lord Lemur Re:Does digital subscriptions count? (240 comments)

I don't think it has any thing to do with entitlement. It has alot to do with market conditions. If 80%(Wild Ass Guess) of apps are "free", and many apps will do what you want well for $0 why would you spend anything. The average consumer isn't into subsidizing other people with their buying habits, and they don't see any direct negative implications from using "free" apps. We are Capitalists, after all.

about two weeks ago
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Sony Announces Virtual Reality Headset For PS4

Lord Lemur Re:going to be terrible (112 comments)

FOV certainly can be. If the screen is a fixed distance from the eye, it takes up a certain percentage of your FOV based on screen size.

about a month ago
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Russian Army Spetsnaz Units Arrested Operating In Ukraine

Lord Lemur Re:We need a US base in the Ukraine (623 comments)

Next you’re going to say that he if he had any backbone he would have sought approval for military action against a nation using chemical weapons on its own people.

I get the Obama hate. Really, he's not so great. He's mostly Bush 3. Realistically, there is no way to sell a military confrontation with Russia to the House of Representatives. He couldn't even get a single republican to pass their healthcare bill, ie the one Regan's people wrote. They will not authorize him to go to war, and he won't go to war without the constitutionally mandated declaration. I don't like the guy, but we need more of that.

about a month ago
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Russian Army Spetsnaz Units Arrested Operating In Ukraine

Lord Lemur Re:We need a US base in the Ukraine (623 comments)

WW2 was fantastic for the US economy. Biggest government jobs program ever!

about a month ago
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Is Analog the Fix For Cyber Terrorism?

Lord Lemur Re:This is very, very old (245 comments)

It is much harder to charge for hardware as a service, then it is to charge for software updates.

about a month ago
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Is Analog the Fix For Cyber Terrorism?

Lord Lemur Re:analog control != airgap or dedicated line (245 comments)

Consider the dreaded vampire tap, or induction, or wire cutters. Physical access isn't only a vunerability at the end points. Analog systems are beaten easily.

about a month ago
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Is Analog the Fix For Cyber Terrorism?

Lord Lemur Re:sure, no problem (245 comments)

Please disregard, I thought you were replying to darkain, never slashdot and drive.

about a month ago
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Is Analog the Fix For Cyber Terrorism?

Lord Lemur Re:sure, no problem (245 comments)

I would imagine that other "critical infrastructure" would also be a valid target for similar treatment then. Thus, the discussion and valid rebuke that air gapping doesn't really secure "critical infrastructure" that is networked.

about a month ago
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Mt. Gox Knew It Was Selling Phantom Bitcoin 2 Weeks Before Collapse

Lord Lemur Re:Bitcoin (263 comments)

No one, because that would be a moronic thing to do.

about a month ago
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Mt. Gox Knew It Was Selling Phantom Bitcoin 2 Weeks Before Collapse

Lord Lemur Re:Bitcoin (263 comments)

It is only deflationary if the demand grows, or at a minimum shrinks slower then supply shrinks.

about a month ago
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Mt. Gox Knew It Was Selling Phantom Bitcoin 2 Weeks Before Collapse

Lord Lemur Re:Bitcoin (263 comments)

Yes, before all that nasty New Deal Regulation got the FDIC going.

about a month ago
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Google Sued Over Children's In-App Android Purchases

Lord Lemur Re:Please.... (321 comments)

And also happend to be a change of course, as this is a new "feature".

about a month and a half ago
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Hackers Allege Mt. Gox Still Controls "Stolen" Bitcoins

Lord Lemur Re:It's not any less safe than cash (228 comments)

Bit coin is the worst case scenerio for a Libertarian. Everytime the Bitcoin community fails it serves to re-enforce the natural down sides of pure classical liberalism. Having absolutely no "full faith and credit" behind a currency is a preplanned disaster. Having no oversight or regulation is a disaster. Untill some entity emerges that becomes authoritative in punishing or advertising bad players Bitcoin doesn't work as currency very well. Individuals certainly aren't going to sort through the block chain to divine if they are dealing with a bad player, or being issued stolen coins.Currency needs to be easy to use, otherwise it creates a market ineffiency.

about a month and a half ago
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Dinosaurs Done In By... Dark Matter?

Lord Lemur Re:Dark matter? (135 comments)

Doesn't it interact gravitationally with itself and normal matter?

about a month and a half ago
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Dinosaurs Done In By... Dark Matter?

Lord Lemur Re:Dark matter? (135 comments)

It would seem to follow that dark matter would tend to naturally form some type of structure. Normal matter certainly forms rather consistent shapes on many different scales. What shapes would dark matter favor if it only interacts gravitationally? Wouldn't it form either a dense ball at the bottom of our galactic gravity well, or flatten into a disc with the rest of the matter in our galaxy? I don't think I've ever read any real theories on it.

about a month and a half ago

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HP announces memristors

Lord Lemur Lord Lemur writes  |  more than 5 years ago

Lord Lemur (993283) writes "The long-sought after memristor — the "missing link" in electronic circuit theory — has been invented by Hewlett Packard Senior Fellow R. Stanley Williams at HP Labs (Palo Alto, Calif.) Memristors — the fourth passive component type after resistors, capacitors and inductors — were postulated in a seminal 1971 paper in the IEEE Transactions on Circuit Theory by professor Leon Chua at the University of California (Berkeley), but their first realization was just announced today by HP. According to Williams and Chua, now virtually every electronics textbook will have to be revised to include the memristor and the new paradigm it represents for electronic circuit theory."
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Dude, your getting a Dell, and hosed!

Lord Lemur Lord Lemur writes  |  more than 5 years ago

Lord Lemur (993283) writes "Dell Inc. deceived customers in a massive "bait and switch" scheme to increase sales of its computer and electronic products, a New York state judge ruled Tuesday. State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo sued Dell in 2007 on behalf of hundreds of customers who claimed that the electronics company lured them into buying products with promises of attractive deals and promotions."
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