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Sprint Customers Face 5GB Hotspot Data Cap, As of Oct. 2

PopeScott Re:Stop this BS (222 comments)

They are Jobs Makers you socialist savage.

about 3 years ago
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Storing Hydrogen At Room Temperature

PopeScott Re:Importance of Hydrogen (152 comments)

Ground transport is at least doable, if not great. Air transport OTOH is utterly hosed. Most people don't think of aircraft when we talk of this subject. It's at least if not more important piece of the subject.

about 3 years ago
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Amazon To Offer Kindle ebooks Via Public Libraries

PopeScott Re:So Amazon is violating copyrights en masse? (126 comments)

I have borrowed books from the library that I went on to buy.
And honestly most people do not take advantage of the library. You wont be losing many sales. If any.
I sort of feel like I should have just called you a dick and been done with it. Any author who would essentially say F the Library is a dick.

about 3 years ago
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Making Facebook Self Healing

PopeScott WOW (74 comments)

Auto ticketed errors, I am Amazed. If you did not detect sarcasm, please enter a problem ticket. You don't think that shit's automated do you?

about 3 years ago
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SpyEye Botnet Nets Fraudster $3.2M In Six Months

PopeScott Re:the biggest problem here, personal responsibili (99 comments)

A better analogy is leaving your car running while you dash into the store. Which IS against the law in many places. Someone might hijack it and commit a crime. Now, I haven't looked, I don't think you'd be liable for that crime, but if they hit someone else with that car, your insurance is at the least going to drop your ass like the irresponsible assbag that you are.

about 3 years ago
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Netflix To Lose 1 Million Subscribers

PopeScott Re:Netflix: leverage your catalog by CURATING bett (349 comments)

actual example:
The Natural History of the Chicken (a documentary on the history of the chicken)
Because you enjoyed: We Jam Econo: The Story of the Minutemen
WTF Netflix?

about 3 years ago
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Netflix To Lose 1 Million Subscribers

PopeScott Streaming only (349 comments)

I am trying to stay. I like my streaming only subscription in spite of the limited selection. If they would license more stuff for that, and honestly push that I'd be willing to eat a price increase. Right now at $8/mo it's a bargain, let loose the first run movies and TV, and they could double my price. That would still beat the hell out of TWC or Uverse. Even figuring in part of my ISP fee (a higher speed connection because I knew I wasn't going to be getting a cable package) it's way better (for me) than cable. Oddly that net connection is thru TWC, their net service is good, their cable service sucks.
I don't want/need nor will I use the DVD plan. waiting on a single disc wtfever on that shit...

about 3 years ago
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DoT Grants $15M To Test Car-To-Car Communication

PopeScott Looks like I'll be keeping the Miata (263 comments)

Having none of this new crap they'll be instituting, and being easy enough to repair. I should be able to keep it on the road indefinitely.
  How about we teach people to drive by making it harder to get a license?

about 3 years ago
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Patent Reform Bill Passes Senate

PopeScott Re:Come on (368 comments)

I believe you , but could I get a link for that? I'd like to cite it myself.

about 3 years ago
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Toshiba Adds Two-Way Wi-Fi To SD Card

PopeScott Re:Article misses the point, I think (77 comments)

Yet most mid tier DSLRs do not(my D90 does not). This is a nice add on for such cameras. Pros may already have such devices, the majority of DSLR owners don't.

about 3 years ago
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Mr. President, There Is No (US) Engineer Shortage

PopeScott Re:Shortage of engineering jobs, (580 comments)

"I dunno, ask Obama. He's the one in charge of the DOJ, and the DOJ submitted a court brief telling Gibson they need to offshore their work. "

I asked you below, and I'm going to ask you again. Do you have some proof of this? I honestly want to know. I'm an independent voter and a musician. Can You Prove what you've asserted twice in this thread?

about 3 years ago
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Mr. President, There Is No (US) Engineer Shortage

PopeScott Re:Shortage of engineering jobs, (580 comments)

Sorry, no. The DOJ filed court documents telling Gibson they need to offshore their jobs:

http://www.redstate.com/aglanon/2011/08/31/doj-advises-gibson-guitar-to-export-labor/ [redstate.com]
CHRIS DANIEL: Mr. Juszkiewicz, did an agent of the US government suggest to you that your problems would go away if you used Madagascar labor instead of American labor?

HENRY JUSZKIEWICZ: They actually wrote that in a pleading.

CHRIS DANIEL: Excuse me?

HENRY JUSKIEWICZ: They actually wrote that it a pleading.

Can you or anyone show this to me? Some type of evidence this is true? If true that would be scandalous headlines I'd think. I'd spread that news, and I'm Not righ twing .

about 3 years ago
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NYT Working On 'Magic Mirror' For Bathroom Surfing

PopeScott Re:Busy with "other" things (138 comments)

Exactly what I came to post. How am I supposed to use this thing while shaving, brushing my teeth, in the shower...
The only place you can use a tablet is on the toilet, and that's what people are using their tablets and phones for.

about 3 years ago
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Starz To Pull Content From Netflix

PopeScott Re:Really? (314 comments)

Thank you for this post. "Netflix just signed a streaming deal with Paramount, Lionsgate and MGM for about $200 million a year" This right here just saved my streaming account. Sound's like my selection is going to get better. Screw Starz.

about 3 years ago
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Mars Rover Begins "Whole New Mission"

PopeScott Re:Next up... (93 comments)

Hey, I love the Mars rovers, but if your car had a top speed of "The rovers have a top speed on flat hard ground of 50 mm/s (2 in/s). The average speed is 10 mm/s, because its hazard avoidance software causes it to stop every 10 seconds for 20 seconds to observe and understand the terrain into which it has driven." it would last for 8 yrs w/o maintenance as well.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mars_Exploration_Rover

more than 2 years ago
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Solar Company Folds After $0.5B In Subsidies

PopeScott Re:Stop (694 comments)

Most of them are overweight. Sounds like a win/win.

more than 2 years ago
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GameStop Offers $50 Certificate For Coupon Fiasco

PopeScott Re:Corporate humility at its best (147 comments)

IMHO what they should have done PRIOR to this whole batch of idiocy: Accept the coupon themselves. Just like many grocers have been doing for years for their competitors coupons.
Corporate short sightedness strikes again.

more than 3 years ago

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