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Hackers Used Nasty "SMB Worm" Attack Toolkit Against Sony

MobileTatsu-NJG Re:correct if wrong (167 comments)

I don't know which distro, I just know my friend griped about me sending him links to sites that use Flash because they frequently crashed Firefox. Heh

yesterday
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The Dominant Life Form In the Cosmos Is Probably Superintelligent Robots

MobileTatsu-NJG Re:And the scientific evidence for this conclusion (378 comments)

Yes, if you substitute one belief for another you greatly change the outcome of the extrapolation. "I beleive AI will never exist so that won't happen." Thanks for supporting my point that this sort of extrapolation is not science.

yesterday
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Hackers Used Nasty "SMB Worm" Attack Toolkit Against Sony

MobileTatsu-NJG Re:correct if wrong (167 comments)

The artist workstations at Sony Imageworks are Linux.

2 days ago
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The Dominant Life Form In the Cosmos Is Probably Superintelligent Robots

MobileTatsu-NJG Re:And the scientific evidence for this conclusion (378 comments)

If you're going to commit to this exercise where you use extrapolation to arrive at a conclusion, then you're going to have to take things like 3d-printing into account and even just the general demand for machines that build machines that will lead to eventual technical advances.

Try to remember that when you cherry-pick what does and doesn't count when extrapolating stuff like this you're simply adding to the risk that earlier you implied was a bad thing.

2 days ago
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The Dominant Life Form In the Cosmos Is Probably Superintelligent Robots

MobileTatsu-NJG Re:And the scientific evidence for this conclusion (378 comments)

Sure extrapolation is always risky, seems a far better to bet than going with super intelligent robots that don't exist at all on the only planet we know that has life on it.

If you apply that same extrapolation to what's happening here on Earth right now and you get right back to the super-robots being dominant. I'll give you a hint: robots are the dominant life-form on Mars right now.

2 days ago
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The Dominant Life Form In the Cosmos Is Probably Superintelligent Robots

MobileTatsu-NJG Re:And the scientific evidence for this conclusion (378 comments)

Let me guess, science fiction movies? Boy are they going to be shocked when they find out that the dominant form of life in the Universe turns out to be microorganisms.

And the scientific evidence of this conclusion is...? ;)

2 days ago
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NASA Tests Feasibility of 3D Printing on the Moon and Other Planets

MobileTatsu-NJG Re:WTF (58 comments)

Latin is a dead language, please understand that.

People keep repeating this line ad-nauseum, spouting 'language is dead', etcetera. They might have bona-fide complaints, but maybe they're an alias for a different annoyance, perhaps that they didn't pay enough attention in school circa 9th grade to maintain a simple conversation on a site known to attract tech-lovers. Ergo this problem will not be solved quickly.

4 days ago
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Apparent Islamic Terrorism Strikes Sydney

MobileTatsu-NJG Re:Don't worry guys... (876 comments)

Islam is a peaceful religion, that's why extremists just went out of their way to do this.

FTFY.

about a week ago
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Dad Makes His Kid Play Through All Video Game History In Chronological Order

MobileTatsu-NJG Re:Nerd Point of Contention (222 comments)

I'm using camera controls in every game I have played on the PS4. I have no idea what you're talking about, that concept is alive and well because... making games in 3d requires it.

Also the camera controls on the flight simulator are not the same thing. You don't use the camera in a flight simulator to tell the game which way you're going.

I'm not even sure why we're arguing about this. The N64 came along and everybody else quickly changed direction. Sorry.

about two weeks ago
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Dad Makes His Kid Play Through All Video Game History In Chronological Order

MobileTatsu-NJG Re:Nerd Point of Contention (222 comments)

The 'C' meant 'Camera' and 'soon' meant 1997. Oh and if Sony changed mid stream... ;)

about two weeks ago
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Dad Makes His Kid Play Through All Video Game History In Chronological Order

MobileTatsu-NJG Re:Nerd Point of Contention (222 comments)

Star Fox also wasn't a 3D game, it was a shooter on rails. Dirt Trax FX would be a better example, but we are talkimg about eras and not firsts, here.

about two weeks ago
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Dad Makes His Kid Play Through All Video Game History In Chronological Order

MobileTatsu-NJG Re:Nerd Point of Contention (222 comments)

I don't see any camera controls there, I don't think you have an apples-to-apples comparison here. It's also worth pointing out that even if it did work that way, it didn't usher in an 'era'. Nintendo was the one that drove that, hence the mad scramble for Sony and Sega to copycat the controller and integrate it into their next round of hardware.

about two weeks ago
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Dad Makes His Kid Play Through All Video Game History In Chronological Order

MobileTatsu-NJG Re:Nerd Point of Contention (222 comments)

Don't need to. The Sony controller was announced after the N64's controller was revealed.

about two weeks ago
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Dad Makes His Kid Play Through All Video Game History In Chronological Order

MobileTatsu-NJG Re:Nerd Point of Contention (222 comments)

Brrrrzzzt wrong. The N64 brought analog control and independent camera movement to the console race. Those are two critical ingredients for the '3D era'. If you'd like to point to the PC, however, you may be able to regain footing with the point you're trying to make.

about two weeks ago
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LA Mayor Proposes Earthquake Retrofits On Thousands of Buildings

MobileTatsu-NJG Re:the mysterious "us" (178 comments)

There are Earthquake *cycles*?

SoCal was very active with earthquakes until about the turn of the century. It went pretty quiet for over ten years. This year it started being active again. In fact a quake near downtown LA triggered aftershocks that lasted for two weeks. It proved that an early-detection system can be built and they're in the process of getting that properly proposed now.

If it'll make you happy, call it a trend. Whatever.

about two weeks ago
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LA Mayor Proposes Earthquake Retrofits On Thousands of Buildings

MobileTatsu-NJG Re:Redefined Retrofit to make that work... (178 comments)

So yeah, it is sound logic dumbass.

Um.. yeah, did your mom set your brain to boolean when you were born or something?

about two weeks ago
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Fraud Bots Cost Advertisers $6 Billion

MobileTatsu-NJG Re:Good (190 comments)

I'm curious: Could you list off a few discussion sites you pay a subscription fee to? I'd just like to know where I should go after you get your way.

about two weeks ago
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LA Mayor Proposes Earthquake Retrofits On Thousands of Buildings

MobileTatsu-NJG Re:Redefined Retrofit to make that work... (178 comments)

Meanwhile, plenty of cities survive 8+ earthquakes with minimal loss of life while others hit by the same magnitude have death tolls measured in the tens of thousands. Real sound logic there, buddy.

about two weeks ago

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