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GM To Introduce Hands-Free Driving In Cadillac Model

MatthewCCNA Sleepy time? (185 comments)

Can I sleep while "Super Cruising"?

about two weeks ago
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California DMV Told Google Cars Still Need Steering Wheels

MatthewCCNA Re:Not surprising (506 comments)

Then what's the point; I want to sleep!

about a month ago
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What Do You Do When Your Mind-Numbing IT Job Should Be Automated?

MatthewCCNA Re:Automate It (228 comments)

Automating simple/repetitive tasks represents most of my self assigned projects (in between larger/outside funded development projects which are assigned) the most important thing is to always be working on something... or at the very least always appear to be working on something.

about a month and a half ago
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SSD-HDD Price Gap Won't Go Away Anytime Soon

MatthewCCNA Re:We live like kings and queens already (256 comments)

Well, 256GB SSD ought to be enough for anybody, and is relatively affordable.

enough is never enough.

about 5 months ago
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Kids Can Swipe a Screen But Can't Use LEGOs

MatthewCCNA Re:Relevant Skills (355 comments)

15 years ago they were grumbling these kids couldn't run nor catch a ball. Horrors, what will they be saying in 2025?

That use of a direct neural interface has rendered children unable to swipe to unlock.

about 5 months ago
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Data Mining Reveals the Emotional Differences In Emails From Men and Women

MatthewCCNA Re:google app probably not needed (100 comments)

a google app is just going to tell people things that they already know about themselves.

That app will do well, anything to parrots ourselves back to us will have mass appeal.

about a year ago
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The Sharing Economy Fights Back Against Regulators

MatthewCCNA Re:Reminds me of Food Trucks (192 comments)

Our food trucks have the same dine safe (colour coded sign with date and any inspection warnings issued) display requirements that our non-portable eating spaces have.

1 year,5 days
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Uber Tip-Skimming Allegations Could Spark National Class Action

MatthewCCNA Re:How is that an "upshot"? (167 comments)

The only people who "win" law suits are the lawyers; nothing to see here, move along.

1 year,24 days
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When Will My Computer Understand Me?

MatthewCCNA Re:Why? (143 comments)

It would make for better TV too.

about a year ago
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Apple E-book Price-Fixing Trial Begins

MatthewCCNA Still confused (213 comments)

If Apple doesn't set the prices, how can they fix the prices?

about a year ago
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US Senate Passes Internet Tax Bill 69 To 27

MatthewCCNA Re:bollocks (678 comments)

If you're not gonna spend it, they'll need to tax it. So start spending, or we'll have to try Socialism. :-P

What do so many Americans have such fear/hatred of Socialism?

about a year ago
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Using Truth Serum To Confirm Insanity

MatthewCCNA Re:Yet we still don't know what really happened (308 comments)

"Eh, you never know what you're capable of. I never thought I could shoot down a German plane, but last year I proved myself wrong." - Abe J. Simpson

about a year and a half ago
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When Will We Trust Robots?

MatthewCCNA Re:A robot with a human-like face is a lie (216 comments)

If there was an affordable robot that could clean and dust my house; I would buy it. If it could do my laundry including ironing and folding then wash, dry, and put away my dishes I'd pay even more. If it then could also feed my cat and clean her litter, that would be the single most useful thing I own. If it could cook my meals, wash my car and take out my garbage I would lose that ability to live with out it. if it could drive me to work then do the shopping and fill my gas tank then drive back to my house and put the groceries away then return for me at the end of my day I might never drive to work again. If it could do all of those think I wouldn't care if it looked like Rosie from the Jet-sons, a Terminator T-800, or a Mr. Handy from Fallout.

about a year and a half ago
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NASA Prepares Probes For Suicide Mission

MatthewCCNA Re:"Suicide" mission? (65 comments)

The 2nd law of robotics (robots must obey humans) trumps the 3rd law (self preservation)

This is the issue I've always had with the 3 laws, why can't we value all sentient life (both organic and synthetic) with equal respect.

about 2 years ago
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Elon Musk Will Usher In the Era of Electric Cars

MatthewCCNA Re:Can people be just people ? (336 comments)

"James Cameron doesn't do what James Cameron does for James Cameron. James Cameron does what James Cameron does because James Cameron is James Cameron!" - James Cameron (as portrayed on South Park)

about 2 years ago
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First Mummies May Have Been Inspired by Field of Corpses

MatthewCCNA Re:Space aliens (78 comments)

It was space aliens. Ancient civilizations were all developed by space aliens who came to Earth for some unknown reason, and decided to teach us everything.

it's a pity they stopped before before giving us the tools, knowledge, resources, and plans for an interstellar vessel.

more than 2 years ago
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The Increasing Role of Predictive Analysis In Police Work

MatthewCCNA Re:obligatory Philip K. Dick reference (180 comments)

I knew you were going to make that mistake, but I wasn't sure warning you was the right thing to do.

Warning them would have violated causality and could have created a paradox leading to the destruction of our world, however, it's Monday morning and there is a security policies meeting I don't want to be included in, so go ahead.

more than 2 years ago
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19-Year-Old Squatted At AOL For 2 Months

MatthewCCNA Re:Hmmm ... (141 comments)

Maybe AOL can become relevant by being a start-up hotel?

FTFY.

FTFY.

more than 2 years ago
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Student Expelled From Indiana High School For Tweeting Profanity

MatthewCCNA Re:Step up that Expulsion (349 comments)

this gives me an idea for a device that would use speech recognition to detect profanities. it could be an android pda in a box, rigged with a flashing light and a siren that would go off if they detected a profanity.

John Spartan, you are fined five credits for repeated violations of the verbal morality statute.

more than 2 years ago

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