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Two More Google Software Dogs Go To Heaven

Prysorra Seen it on Google Labs list (122 comments)

That's about it ...

And I do remember the name "drinkypoo" .... in fact other than the "twitter" troll-user, yours perhaps the only real username I remember.

more than 3 years ago

Syria Drops Off the Internet As Turmoil Spikes

Prysorra Calling for bets (94 comments)

20 bucks says Syrian protesters will attempt a Tahrir Square.

10 more bucks says some concessions will have to be made.

Unsure about revolution.

more than 3 years ago

Google Rolling Out Live Streaming For YouTube

Prysorra Market Expansion / Industry Threat (60 comments)

I don't know why it hasn't been mentioned, but this will allow Google to threaten the broadcast news industry.

Why watch news on TV at *all* if you're busy watching livecast after livecast on YouTube?

more than 3 years ago

Can Android Without Dalvik Avoid Oracle's Wrath?

Prysorra Consistent Enforcement (264 comments)

There are what seems to be a countless army of people and companies using Java, and I have never heard of anyone being sued for "Java IP anything". Something smells fishy.

more than 3 years ago

Assange Could Face Execution Or Guantanamo Bay

Prysorra Watch Your Back, Chavez (973 comments)

>Besides, when dictatorial, murdering thugs like Hugo Chavez are the primary people taking your side, that ought to be a not-so-subtle hint that you're not quite on the right side.

They won't be singing Assange's praises when he leaks something about them ....

about 4 years ago

Cell Phone Searches Require Warrant

Prysorra Tangibility is Irrelevant (161 comments)

"He compared the data contained within an address book that would be searchable."

In the future, so too would be human thoughts. Human heads are simply containers for memories stored in synaptic format.

more than 5 years ago

The Perils of Pop Philosophy

Prysorra Conservation of Mind. (484 comments)

In the end, a hive mind is only one mind.

more than 5 years ago

Mississippi Bill Would Tax Software Sales

Prysorra What? (293 comments)

>But seriously, people like to justify property by making it some natural right.

But seriously, people like to justify life itself by making it some natural right. Obviously, if someone could better use the oxygen you breathe, by all means, we should take it from you and give it to him.

Property is survival. A human depends on secure access to calories, and the land we grow wheat upon is now our mechanism of survival. The transition to ordered society based around agriculture is permanent.

> we don't give animals property rights to their habitats

What? And so what are we citizens to our government? Animals lucky to be allowed to live? Government is a human social construct designed to govern humans, nothing more nothing less. Perhaps you're arguing we treat them like second-class citizens? Slaves even? Weird, considering "protected" endangered species may as well have "equal" rights to us humans.

So much for a government of, for, and by the people.

If property is theft, theft from whom? Your town? Your country?

How can one steal what isn't owned?

Oh, and it's Proudhon, not Marx.

more than 5 years ago

Uproar Over Netflix's New Instant Viewer

Prysorra Uninstall Reinstall? (575 comments)

How permanent, exactly?

more than 5 years ago

Google Joins EU Antitrust Case Against Microsoft

Prysorra Turnabout.... (373 comments)

is fair play in the corporate world. Be wise, Google.

more than 5 years ago

IE Market Share Drops Below 70%

Prysorra Layoffs (640 comments)

So....heard that Microsoft might be laying off 15% of its workforce?

Well.....this might compound that.

about 6 years ago

Karl Rove's IT Guru Dies In Small Plane Crash

Prysorra Only One (377 comments)

Karl Rove. Come on, give the guy some credit.

The guy ran oppo for the Republican party. They guy know who to talk to, and how to get information. He has is own databases of personal information on people - check his website and his own polling data.

He is fully capable of doing his own leg work with his own resources.

If *I* know what I would need to do to get the info needed to manipulate only one guy, Karl Rove better know, or the Republican party is overpaying him!

more than 6 years ago

Karl Rove's IT Guru Dies In Small Plane Crash

Prysorra Assumptions. (377 comments)

One man having an accident, or several, perhaps dozens of people conspiring to fake said accident?

False dichotomy.

What is it with people and the assumption that sabotage requires an elaborate chess game complete with blueprints, secret agents, wiretapping, and van full of CIA listening equipment?

It takes one man with a fucking match to burn down a house.

It takes only one mechanic with a desperate need to pay his family's medical bills to snip an important wire.

more than 6 years ago

Karl Rove's IT Guru Dies In Small Plane Crash

Prysorra Occam's Razor (377 comments)

When a mouse in a house full of cats dies, the simpler explanation isn't that he suddenly lost the will to live.

The Razor is for simplicity. Your need to reaffirm your faith in the humanity of those in power is irrelevant.

more than 6 years ago

Pushing 800W of Wireless Power at 5 Meters

Prysorra Power Law? (397 comments)

FYI: Power laws means square of the distance

60W at 2m > ? at 5m.

Well, 5/2 = 2.5 distance ratio.....so

60*2.5*2.5 = 375

So 375W at 5m is what the article should *really* be comparing the new system to. A two-fold increase isn't as exciting at a ten-fold, though, is it?

more than 6 years ago

IBM Launches Microsoft-Free Linux Virtual Desktop

Prysorra Whoa. (344 comments)

Guys. That was twitter. And it *wasn't* a troll post. Please mod accordingly.

more than 6 years ago

Human Rights Court Calls UK DNA Database a 'Breach of Rights'

Prysorra Moderators can suck one (206 comments)

Whoever modded that flamebait needs their karma reduced to zero and never given moderation points again.

/takes stand, doesn't click "AC".

more than 6 years ago



Prysorra Prysorra writes  |  about 8 years ago

Prysorra writes "NY Sun

Direct quote: "We now have a copy of the note that Jimmy Carter sent to the U.S. Justice Department's Office of Special Investigation, interceding on behalf of a Nazi SS Guard. We first reported on this story this morning. Carter's note is attached to a letter from the daughter of the Nazi SS Guard to Mr. and Mrs. Carter, asking for them to help the Nazi SS Guard. Mr. Carter sent the letter to the Justice Department's Office of Special Investigations, with the following note attached:" .... I know a lot of people have their pants in a scuzzle because of the ex-president's politics...."


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