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Colorado Sued By Neighboring States Over Legal Pot

Pubstar Re:Simple answer... (455 comments)

Most states have this rule already. The limit it's 27g (1oz) in places where weed is legal.

yesterday
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Research Highlights How AI Sees and How It Knows What It's Looking At

Pubstar Re:This synopsis (125 comments)

Aiight, you know what it is (black and yellow black and yellow)

2 days ago
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Single Group Dominates Second Round of Anti Net-Neutrality Comment Submissions

Pubstar Re:I'd expect Fawkes masks to start making stateme (193 comments)

Health care initially skyrocketed when the insurance agencies started going from NPO to For Profit. If all healthcare was NPO (as would be the case with a socialist medical system), you wouldn't be having this problem. The issue is that Obama Care is basically the middle ground between free market and socialist, getting the worst of both worlds.

3 days ago
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Single Group Dominates Second Round of Anti Net-Neutrality Comment Submissions

Pubstar Re:I'd expect Fawkes masks to start making stateme (193 comments)

Where do you live? I'm paying $140/month after taxes and all that other jazz that gets taxed on for basic cable, phone, and 150mbps symmetrical on Verizon FiOS. I live in a decent sized town, but its mostly old people that aren't paying for the service.

3 days ago
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Ask Slashdot: How Should a Liberal Arts Major Get Into STEM?

Pubstar Re:Hmmmmm. Interesting decision history... (279 comments)

I'll be honest here. Most of college bores the shit out of me right now. Why? I can read the book in half the time it would be required to show up to class and get more information than sitting around having to listen to people in way above their heads (the nightmare that was my MS Powershell v2 for Admins class and my CCNP class) asking the same damn questions over and over again.

I could have saved the money and time just kicking it at home reading the book and doing the actual certification tests a month or two down the road. The only classes I really enjoyed doing so far were my gen ed. For some reason I love doing English, History, and Psych, but I hated sitting through tech classes with idiots.

3 days ago
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Apple Wins iTunes DRM Case

Pubstar Re:Good Decision (189 comments)

Great idea. Should one ever try to sue a big company and lose, they would be in debt for the rest of their lives, with no chance to ever pay back what they owe. Sounds like a great protection for the corporations from the little guy.

3 days ago
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Should IT Professionals Be Exempt From Overtime Regulations?

Pubstar Re:I have nothing better to do... (545 comments)

I had this problem with a previous employer. Its a double edge sword. I was working on a refresh project at a major bank, and I was told several times "This is your work load, you get this done every day, we do not pay overtime." I managed to automate most of my work load which lead to four hour days. If they refuse to pay me the OT I had to work when I was first getting accustomed to the systems and treat me like Im salary, I believe I had the right to get my work load done for the day and go home.

about two weeks ago
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In UK Study, Girls Best Boys At Making Computer Games

Pubstar Re:Which is why girls dominate game making... (312 comments)

If you look at any of those studies, they always involve mobile gaming, FB games, and Pop Cap games. Hardly the "core gamer" section that makes majority of the money.

about three weeks ago
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US Gov't Seeks To Keep Megaupload Assets Because Kim Dotcom Is a Fugitive

Pubstar Re:Other fugitives (173 comments)

McAffe is back in the US. Has been for awhile.

about a month ago
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Overbilled Customer Sues Time Warner Cable For False Advertising

Pubstar Re:TWC (223 comments)

It's from taxes. Same shit happens with wireless bills.

about a month ago
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Overbilled Customer Sues Time Warner Cable For False Advertising

Pubstar Re:Good for him! (223 comments)

The for you not being able to return it's by design. It's so you can't buy something, get the rebate and return it.

about a month ago
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Blizzard Announces Overwatch, a First-Person Shooter

Pubstar Re:Watched about 20 seconds of the "game play" vid (183 comments)

And yet Tera would disagree with you about F2P models. Almost everything is cosmetic, and as for the P2W item that people birch about (PP Bolster for crafting) is a waste. EME let's you have 10 accounts per IP. All the top tier end game gear requires 1 or two types non tradeable, non bankable items to craft. Sure, I've made enough gold to buy the other mats 10 times over, but i still have to grind line everyone else. Oh yeah, and DotA 2 and LoL have some words to say about F2P being dead.

about a month and a half ago
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The Other Side of Diversity In Tech

Pubstar Re:lack of self-awareness (441 comments)

Every bar serves soda. Get a Coke or a glass of water, shoot some pool and have a good time. There are days i go out with my co-workers to the bar and not drink for various reasons (mostly school). I'm failing to see your point here.

about a month and a half ago
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Ask Slashdot: Unlimited Data Plan For Seniors?

Pubstar Re:t-mobile $50 (170 comments)

I'm 49.7Gb so far this month and no throttling. It really is unlimited.

about 2 months ago
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High School Student Builds Gun That Unlocks With Your Fingerprint

Pubstar Re:Not comparable (600 comments)

Im going to have to agree. I had my car break down on me and I had to travel from the San Fernando Valley into Downtown LA 3 times per week. At first, I thought it was going to be a pain... until I realized that spending $5 on a day pass (I think month passes were $45) and taking the 412 Commuter Express was an option. Not only was I saving money (my old car was a 280Z turbo, got 18MPG if I was lucky), but also the headache of driving into town every day. I spent most of my trip there doing school work on my laptop.

I've since moved to a part of California where public transportation is just terrible (Ventura County), so I need to have my own car to even think about getting to work in under 2 hours for a 25 mile trip.

about 3 months ago
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High School Student Builds Gun That Unlocks With Your Fingerprint

Pubstar Re:Not comparable (600 comments)

You know, you were doing great until the strawman argument at the end.

about 3 months ago

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FileSonic removes sharing feature

Pubstar Pubstar writes  |  more than 2 years ago

Pubstar (2525396) writes "Seems as if we have more to worry about in the wake of Megauploads demise:

Filesonic, one of the Internet's leading cyberlocker services, has taken some drastic measures following the Megaupload shutdown and arrests last week. In addition to discontinuing its affiliates rewards program and not yet paying accrued money to members, the site has disabled all sharing functionality, leaving users only with access to their own files. But the bad news for the site’s users doesn’t end there. In the last few hours, before file-sharing was disabled, Filesonic also ended its rewards program, meaning that uploaders to the site no longer earn money when people download their files. A moot point perhaps, since no-one will be downloading files anyway.

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