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CHP Officers Steal, Forward Nude Pictures From Arrestee Smartphones

MildlyTangy Typical Submitter Laziness! (189 comments)

Again, we are subjected to incredible levels of laziness from a Slashdot Article Submitter.

Too blimmin lazy to even Google search in this day and age!!

Here, Ill do this complex and difficult task for you, since you have to ask Slashdot for help:

Q: "Where is the ACLU when you need them the most?"
A: ACLU, 125 Broad Street, 18th Floor, New York NY 10004

1 hour ago
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High Speed Evolution

MildlyTangy Re:Farm (166 comments)

We see this on the farm. Nature guides the hand of evolution in the wild through selective adaptive pressures. On the farm it is the hand of man, sometimes, but the same thing. We use selective pressure to improve our livestock. In just the past slightly more than a decade we have made significant evolutionary changes to our pigs. They're a particularly nice animal to work with for genetic selection because they reproduce fast (up to 3 litters a year) with very large litters (8 to 21 piglets per litter) with rapid growth (6 months to market, 9 months to breed) so we can turn over generations quickly.

Bacon! Even nature sees the evolutionary benefits of Bacon.

Glorious, delicious Bacon!

Bacon is the universal meat. Loved by all who eat it, so so versatile, and the only known word that all by itself is the most effective counter to the Vegan Argument.

Teh Vegans try to convince me to not eat meat?

        "BACON!"
Teh Vegans walk away thoroughly and intellectually beaten....

1 hour ago
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Apple Announces iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3, OS X Yosemite and More

MildlyTangy Opinion Tag (354 comments)

Why does article have an opinion tag?

I read the entire summary, and all it did was list facts. Not a single word of opinion is in there.

Now I can fully understand the reason for the iGarbage tag, as this is Slashdot, and no love of Apple products is permitted in any way, shape or form.

But opinion? huh?

about two weeks ago
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Apple Announces iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3, OS X Yosemite and More

MildlyTangy Re:The iOSification continues! (354 comments)

I made this during the developer previews because I don't like the default puke green for most of my IM conversations.

Please heed my advice, your life literally depends on it!!

If your puke is that shade of green, you need to get yourself to a hospital right NOW. You may have a life threatening condition and need to seek expert medical advice ASAP.

Please, do yourself and your family a favour and get yourself checked out. No puke should EVER be that colour, now quit reading this and get yourself to a hospital QUICKLY!!

about two weeks ago
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Michigan About To Ban Tesla Sales

MildlyTangy Re:Telsa's lobbiest crashes (294 comments)

Telsa... you're being banned state by state, what's wrong?

Thats a very very good question. What is wrong here? Look at everywhere else in the world. ONLY in the US do these batshit crazy weird laws against carmakers selling cars to consumers exist.

Its one of the strangest laws you guys have. Its akin to banning HP from selling computers to consumers, or banning Mc Donalds from selling Big Macs directly to consumers. It makes absolutely no logical or ethical sense whatsoever. Not in the slightest.

Whats wrong?

Seriously. What is going on here?

about two weeks ago
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First Demonstration of Artificial Intelligence On a Quantum Computer

MildlyTangy Re:There is no "working AI" at this time (98 comments)

And it's a fucking misnomer.

Artificial implies not real and intelligence implies thinking.

Artificial intelligence is so unattainable that the original definition has evolved to something meaningless.

True artificial intelligence is when a computer becomes depressed because it lost its connection to Facebook.

Since when does artificial imply "not real" ? Artificial implies "man made".

about two weeks ago
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Battery Breakthrough: Researchers Claim 70% Charge In 2 Minutes, 20-Year Life

MildlyTangy Re:No mention on capacity though (395 comments)

10 MW is not an issue, you just need a suitably sized 11kV(for instance) transformer at the station. a 10MW 11kV transformer is nothing special in the power industry. Many factories use similar amounts of power.

about two weeks ago
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Battery Breakthrough: Researchers Claim 70% Charge In 2 Minutes, 20-Year Life

MildlyTangy Re:No mention on capacity though (395 comments)

Moving all of the energy that a 85 kW-hr lithium-ion EV battery can hold into a battery in 2 or 5 minutes would require some truly dangerous amperage,
and some enormous amount of heat could be generated.

Go parallel.

The 85kW battery pack in a Tesla for instance, has a huge bunch of standard lithium ion cells in parallel and in series. Have multiple charger conductors to each charge a section of the entire pack, which reduces the amperage per conductor, but keeps the power input to the whole pack at a maximum.

about two weeks ago
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Rosetta Takes Stunning Self-Portrait 10 Miles From Comet's Surface

MildlyTangy Re:Miles? (62 comments)

Personally, I would have gone with 176 football fields.

Which sort of Football? Soccer? Rugby? American football? AFL?

about two weeks ago
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Rosetta Takes Stunning Self-Portrait 10 Miles From Comet's Surface

MildlyTangy Re:Miles? (62 comments)

Its miles only in the summary; the article is in SI units. Apparently, someone believes that folks on Slashdot either don't know what a kilometer is or are incapable of converting them to another unit of measurement.

I think its mainly because everybody thinks only Muricans read Slashdot. Hence all the US centric articles and odd measurement units.

about two weeks ago
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Who's In Charge During the Ebola Crisis?

MildlyTangy Re:No the constitution is fine.. (279 comments)

As scary as Ebola is it may not qualify as an emergency we have
common problems from influenza, food poisoning, pneumonia that
kill more...

Wait, the flu, food poisoning and pneumonia kill 70% of those infected!?

WTF, why didnt you start telling us all that beforehand! This is a global catastrophe!!! Once the flu season hits again, billions of people are gong to die! BILLIONS!

FUCK, the end of civilization is less than a year away! What are we going to do!? ...oh wait a second.....is this for real, or are you talking absolute shit and know figuratively nothing about ebola and its previous outbreaks?

Please let me know, so I can decide whether to start planning for the end of the world or not.

about two weeks ago
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Secretive X-37B Military Space Plane Could Land On Tuesday

MildlyTangy Re:and the homeless? you didnt mention the homless (81 comments)

know why? because you don't care about homeless people or the starving. The only thing you really care about is making excuses for your masters to justify their horrendous profiteering on said defenseless poor people across the earth and in murica

Really, you should kill yourself.

Greetings troll.

You need to add another reflective fold in your tinfoil hat, you are ranting shit-filled gibberish again. The mind control rays from our glorious, glorious masters have penetrated your defences. Please adjust your tinfoil hat to protect yourself.

Quick, hurry before the next MCR-Sat makes another orbital pass!!

about two weeks ago
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Z Machine Makes Progress Toward Nuclear Fusion

MildlyTangy Re:Meanwhile in a suburban garage... (151 comments)

... A high school student working on a Farnsworth-Hirsch Fusor for their science fair project, capable of accelerating tenths of amperes, detects significant numbers of neutrons-byproducts of fusion reactions-coming from the experiment. This, they say, demonstrates the viability of their approach and marks progress toward the ultimate goal of producing more energy than the fusion device takes in.

Or not.

How do you accelerate an ampere?

about two weeks ago
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Z Machine Makes Progress Toward Nuclear Fusion

MildlyTangy Re:Just a cry for funding (151 comments)

Progress is progress and "breakthrough"s only exist in the minds of the people who weren't paying attention to all the incremental steps that created them.

We've been "making progress" in fusion research for 50 years now and still are no where close to turning Pinocchio into a real boy.

A factor of a hundred here, a factor of a hundred there, and pretty soon you're talking about orders of magnitude.

It's easy to make big increases from a starting point near zero. When they show that they can repeat that same level of increase in similarly short periods of time then I'll pay attention. Until then it is simply a cry for funding.

So what you are implying is, that we should just cut our losses and scrap all fusion research, give the finding money to others, and never try this again.....all because progress is not fast enough for you.

wow.....just...wow.

about two weeks ago
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Former Department of Defense Chief Expects "30 Year War"

MildlyTangy Re:What has happened to Slashdot? (425 comments)

Heard of political science, law science, and all that gobblygook? Slashdot is a site for nerds, the type of nerds that power this country. The type that go to work as politicians, and lawyers, it's all a science my friend and this site is geared toward all these types. Business and economics play a huge roll, too.

Also secretly technology trends flow from the military and it's actions.. All the best technology, companies incomes, R&D flows from the military and actions of the military.

Making this news worthy to the real powers that be, the real geeks, the real nerds.

Or are you just a consumer that doesn't get it?

http://www.obamasweapon.com/..

What complete and utter rot. No, seriously. Utter tripe.

"Political Science" ? really?
"Law Science"? really?

People like you are why the word "Science" has completely lost its original meaning and is now effectively worthless as a word to describe what the word 'Science" really meant.

This article is not worthy of the Slashdot of old. It is in no way shape or form, "news for nerds, stuff that matters".

I miss Old Slashdot.

about three weeks ago
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Former Department of Defense Chief Expects "30 Year War"

MildlyTangy Re:What has happened to Slashdot? (425 comments)

Care to give us some tips for these "better sites"? Havent found any yet, but would love to find one thats similar to Old Slashdot.

I miss Old Slashdot.

about three weeks ago
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Former Department of Defense Chief Expects "30 Year War"

MildlyTangy Re:You Forgot One (425 comments)

You can't stop them with guns or bullets. you can't kill them all.

That's why we invented nuclear weapons. I suggest a 50 megaton air-burst over Mecca during the Hajj as a start.

Dont be ridiculous. You can easily kill everyone with 10 megatons.

Still wont fix the problem though.

about three weeks ago
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Why Military Personnel Make the Best IT Pros

MildlyTangy Re:Some would be well suited. (299 comments)

If you have a very rules-oriented IT department then military guys can fit right in, just don't ever think about assigning them to supervise any non-ex-military staff, it will blow up like a claymore.

So what you are saying is that if you have an ex-military staffer supervise non-military staff, then it will result in a quickly expanding cloud of gasses and steel ball bearings and fragments of claymore casing will fly in all directions, blowing body parts and shredded human flesh and blood in all directions until they splatter across the shattered walls and equipment in the room they were sitting in...

really? Are you sure about that?

about three weeks ago
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US Navy Develops Robot Boat Swarm To Overwhelm Enemies

MildlyTangy Re:Until... (142 comments)

The Chinese already developed ship killing missiles, making most large navy ships no better than targets. Unfortunately that won't change until you get the WW2-tactics trained admirals retired.

The answer to ship killing missiles is to never let your high value ships get within range of the missiles in the first place. A carrier battle group's power lies in its aircraft, which have a longer range than the missiles. Intelligence is key.

about three weeks ago
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How President Nixon Saved/Wrecked the American Space Program

MildlyTangy Re:Let us not forget, this man committed treason (125 comments)

Recently released documents confirm that our then-president nixon committed treason, which directly resulted in the deaths of more than 20,000 US servicemen.

http://www.commondreams.org/vi...

President Nixon committed treason?! This is an utter outrage! It cannot stand that he is left unpunished!!!
Now we all know what the punishment for treason is, dont we...Death!!!

Death to Nixon for the Crime of Treason!! the man should be dragged out of whatever hole he is hiding in, and he should be executed by the State!
Death to Nixon for Treason!

Now where is he hiding....we must find him.....

about three weeks ago

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