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Early Reviews of Destiny: Unfulfilled Potential

MrL0G1C Re:"console shooter" (93 comments)

I always thought they should stick a trackball on the gamepad, or laser-tracking against a thumb perhaps. And more back buttons - fingers are wasted. Really, I think gamepads have got a long way to go and the current creators of them are rather narrow-minded.

3 days ago
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Liquid Sponges Extract Hydrogen From Water

MrL0G1C Re:Nature (113 comments)

Your a cynic.

3 days ago
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Liquid Sponges Extract Hydrogen From Water

MrL0G1C Re:Is the expense of electrolysis the main inhibit (113 comments)

PS it is 100% not carbon neutral that logic is utterly fallacious.

"So since it was going to be converted to CO2 anyway, converting it to hydrogen to be used in fuel cells is actually carbon neutral."

Either way - NOT carbon neutral.

3 days ago
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Liquid Sponges Extract Hydrogen From Water

MrL0G1C Re:Is the expense of electrolysis the main inhibit (113 comments)

What is done with the carbon when the methane (CH4) is converted to hydrogen, can it be captured and stored?

Because using the hydrogen itself wouldn't cause CO2 - there is no C or O in pure H.

3 days ago
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Hewlett-Packard Pleads Guilty To Bribing Officials in Russia, Poland, and Mexico

MrL0G1C Bribe / Donation same thing. (110 comments)

Of course the bribes to all levels of politicians in the US are legal and are called donations, that and revolving door syndrome.

4 days ago
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Link Between Salt and High Blood Pressure 'Overstated'

MrL0G1C Re:Consensus (291 comments)

I would mod you up. I don't see why they can't simply test the hypothesis by feeding some animals or people more salt. Easiest thing to test ever.

5 days ago
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Microsoft Paid NFL $400 Million To Use Surface, But Announcers Call Them iPads

MrL0G1C How much! (404 comments)

Am I the only person here who thinks MS are nuts for having paid so much for a product placement. Surely $400,000,000 could have been better spent through other advertising methods. $400m seems like at least 10x too much.

They expected that product placement would lead to millions of extra sales of an expensive item!!!

5 days ago
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Text While Driving In Long Island and Have Your Phone Disabled

MrL0G1C Re:Disable moving phones at the tower (363 comments)

But fuck it, I hate cars so wouldn't be too bothered if some mandatory car system caused phones to stop working.

about a week ago
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Text While Driving In Long Island and Have Your Phone Disabled

MrL0G1C Re:Disable moving phones at the tower (363 comments)

Long train journeys are tedious enough, I'd rather my phone not be disabled when I'm on the train. Unfair on passengers too.

about a week ago
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Text While Driving In Long Island and Have Your Phone Disabled

MrL0G1C Re:2nd phone (363 comments)

A week, come on, that is not a deterrent. Over 20% of drivers are texting etc but only a small few get caught so what are the chances of getting caught twice?

about a week ago
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Text While Driving In Long Island and Have Your Phone Disabled

MrL0G1C Re:2nd phone (363 comments)

I read the articles and didn't see any such thing.

DA Riceâ(TM)s Five-Point Plan to Reduce Driving While Texting focuses on using smartphone operating systems, auto insurance rate structures, court discretion, enhanced enforcement and enhanced public awareness efforts in order to help end the distracted driving epidemic

about a week ago
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Text While Driving In Long Island and Have Your Phone Disabled

MrL0G1C Re:Has too many problems (363 comments)

*Should* land you in jail.

In the UK it's all gone to the dogs, drivers get a slap on the wrist for driving without a license.. repeatedly.

If you get full points on your license there is a 'extreme hardship' loophole which means that there are over 10,000 drivers in the UK that have driven badly enough and been caught enough times that they shouldn't be driving, but the judge has said they can continue to drive FFS. For comparison, 13k people have been banned after hitting 12+ points on their license.

Oh but hey, don't even think about pootling along on an electric foot scooter on either the pavement or the road, not legal at all.

about a week ago
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Text While Driving In Long Island and Have Your Phone Disabled

MrL0G1C Re: difference between driver and passenger? (363 comments)

Apparently that doesn't apply to pre-paid sims and I doubt it is enforced or applies to 2nd hand phones.

about a week ago
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Text While Driving In Long Island and Have Your Phone Disabled

MrL0G1C Off-topic (363 comments)

What character set do I have to use in Firefox to stop "£ ÎνáÏfÎÏ gnÅsis, " from happening on my slashdot posts?

about a week ago
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Text While Driving In Long Island and Have Your Phone Disabled

MrL0G1C Re:But... (363 comments)

That's similar to the Dunningâ"Kruger effect, it reminds me of a taxi driver that I admonished for his shitty driving, which he though was OK because he had passed an advanced driving test!

Better trained so ok to act more dangerously.

about a week ago
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Text While Driving In Long Island and Have Your Phone Disabled

MrL0G1C Re:difference between driver and passenger? (363 comments)

I usually get car sick if I don't spend most of my time looking out of the window / I don't think this would work for phones.

And if the app is installed to one phone the driver can simply buy another phone. I don't know about the US but in the UK there is (was?) nothing stopping you buying a cheap phone with cash.

If a person can't drive safely, ban them from driving... I can't wait for autonomous cars (with caveats), they will make it much easier for judges to make the decision to ban bad drivers.

about a week ago
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Text While Driving In Long Island and Have Your Phone Disabled

MrL0G1C 2nd phone (363 comments)

What's to stop them buying a cheap 2nd phone?

about a week ago
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To Really Cut Emissions, We Need Electric Buses, Not Just Electric Cars

MrL0G1C Re:Container ships (485 comments)

The containers ships have got to dock somewhere, the easy option is to tell heavily polluting ships they are not allowed any where near the dock - California and Denmark have already done this, If the EU, US and China followed suit then these ships would have nowhere to go.

about a week ago
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To Really Cut Emissions, We Need Electric Buses, Not Just Electric Cars

MrL0G1C Re:Compromise: (485 comments)

High fuel taxes clearly aren't working in London. It was near gridlock here Yesterday.

about a week ago
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To Really Cut Emissions, We Need Electric Buses, Not Just Electric Cars

MrL0G1C Re:Super-capacitors? (485 comments)

If you're going to attack China, why not attack their appalling lack of civil rights, I doubt you'd get many arguments there.

about a week ago

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ORG Steps in to Fight Piracy Settlement Letters

MrL0G1C MrL0G1C writes  |  about 2 years ago

anne on E. mouse cow (867445) writes "The Open Rights Group (ORG) has applied for permission to intervene in a court case between Golden Eye International, which holds the copyrights for various adult films (Ben Dover), and O2 UK. The move could potentially help to stop up to 6,000 of the ISPs customers receiving dubious internet piracy claim letters.

ORG are currently trying to raise £5000 to pay court fees, Donations Page"

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Google has completely fucked itself RANT ALERT

MrL0G1C MrL0G1C writes  |  about a year ago

Unbelievable, google have lost all control of their senses, why:

1) "searches in quotes" no longer does an exact search.
2) Search-for-words-together also does not work.
3) Only 6 results on the first page.
4) Only 5 results out of 527,000 shown and then I get completely irrelevant "Results for similar searches".
5) Google.com redirects to wrong country.
6) Google.com/ncr search not working.
7) + operator does nothing.
8) And while I'm at it, image search options GUI is shit, badly laid out, confusing headings etc.

Simple search: 'frostwire set seed ratio'
Relevant results, BIG FAT NADA ZERO NONE

Did I get volunteered into google shit version testing without being asked or something, I've noticed how sites like to do that, different users getting different versions of a site, my response to this is:

I DON'T FUCKING LIKE IT GOOGLE, FUCK OFF YOU FUCKING MONEY WORSHIPING ADVERTISING WHORES.

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