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Phoenix Introduces Draft Ordinance To Criminalize Certain Drone Uses

QuantumLeaper Re:well (200 comments)

When did Satellites require an engine to say in Orbit? You need a rocket to put in orbit, but not really to say in orbit. A drone is a flying machine, which require a engine to stay aloft.

about a month ago

Cell Phone Unlocking Is Legal -- For Now

QuantumLeaper Re:ineffective political pandering (135 comments)

There are a lot cheap phones out there, you just have to look. A friend paid $10 for a phone and about $10 a month, you know of anything cheaper?

about a month and a half ago

Registry Hack Enables Continued Updates For Windows XP

QuantumLeaper Re:Excellent (322 comments)

Cardassian Interrogator, NOT Romulan. Unless you believe there are three lights...

about 4 months ago

Professors: US "In Denial" Over Poor Maths Standards

QuantumLeaper Re:danger will robinson (688 comments)

That a British problem, since the writer of the original article lives in London.

about 4 months ago

Why There Are So Few ISP Start-Ups In the U.S.

QuantumLeaper Re:falling behind (223 comments)

1st world country means they are aligned with the US, 2nd World country they are aligned USSR(Russia), 3rd World country they are aligned with neither of them, those are the Politically definitions. Economically there companies are trying to sink the Future of the US because of greed. They would rather have a dollar today instead of 10 in the future.

about 5 months ago

London Council Dumping Windows For Chromebooks To Save £400,000

QuantumLeaper Biggest saving is... (193 comments)

2300 Chrome machines vs. 4300 XP machines, I wonder what the true saving are. Since the totals doesn't add up, what did they do eliminate 2000 workers and 2000 machines, or are they going to make 2000 workers use pen and paper or am I missing some here?

about 5 months ago

Judge Overrules Samsung Objection To Jury Instructional Video

QuantumLeaper Re:Bad law... (232 comments)

If "fine" you mean slow than a Sloth in Winter, then it iTunes runs fine. Unless it got A LOT faster, in the last version, I which I haven't used since I like to run a computer that a little fast than my OLD C64, which is what iTune turns turn it into...

about 6 months ago

WSJ: Prepare To Hang Up the Phone — Forever

QuantumLeaper Re:It is the single most reliable piece of tech (449 comments)

Not when you have to call for an ambulance, I don't think a Radio would work, do you? Also I live in a City and have 2 cell towers about a mile and half away, and I have TO go out side and walk to the corner to anything over one BAR on my cell phone. It been that way for the last decade...

about 6 months ago

Florida Judge Rules IP Address Can't Identify a BitTorrent Pirate

QuantumLeaper Re:GeoLocation is not evidence (158 comments)

I know what you mean, I am either somewhere in southern China or some where two states away. I live in the Midwest in the USA. GeoLocation is such a great method of location someone.

about 6 months ago

Creationists Demand Equal Airtime With 'Cosmos'

QuantumLeaper Re:Whatabout we demand equal time of our views ins (667 comments)

Last time that happened in the USA, it was called the Great Depression, you want version 2.0, so the rich can start jumping out of windows again?

about 6 months ago

Creationists Demand Equal Airtime With 'Cosmos'

QuantumLeaper Re:just wait... (667 comments)

What did you expect, the Executive Producer was married to Carl Sagan and helped him write Cosmos.

about 6 months ago

Sony & Panasonic Next-Gen Optical Discs Moving Forward

QuantumLeaper Re:Not intended for consumers (250 comments)

The problem is cost for Blu-ray XL, at about $50 a disk, most people or companies won't use them.

about 6 months ago

Apple Urges Arizona Governor To Veto Anti-Gay Legislation

QuantumLeaper Re:First blacks, (917 comments)

Some American all they can is Hate, it been that way for along time. Sometimes it takes a long time for thing to change, some want to Hate everything that is different then them, be it Gays. Women, Latinos, or whoever or whatever the the person. If the law goes through, I hope Apple move their plans to another State.

about 7 months ago

Majority of Young American Adults Think Astrology Is a Science

QuantumLeaper Just not young people... (625 comments)

Michael Behe thought astrology was science too, I guess that didn't help the case in Dover. The problem is just not young people think astrology is science, scientists think the same way.

about 7 months ago

Nintendo Could Base Comeback On Improving Peoples' Health

QuantumLeaper Re:Atari played with this too (129 comments)

Atari also had wireless controllers too, so Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo are going out of business because they are use wireless controllers too. (sarcasm)

about 8 months ago

Rare Exoplanet Found In Star Cluster, Orbits Sun's 'Twin'

QuantumLeaper Two? (63 comments)

In the Universe One is Unique, Two is Common. It's just the first to found, more will be found...

about 8 months ago

Citizen Science: Who Makes the Rules?

QuantumLeaper Re:Amateur chemistry is all but impossible now (189 comments)

I still remember in the mid-80s, a friend had an experiment explode, it put holes in his shirt and holes in the ceiling tiles, the best part is was an Fireman who would worked on Chemical Fires, which is why he had to take the class in the first place. He didn't get arrested or anything, but he did learn a valuable lesson that day.

about 9 months ago

Ask Slashdot: Will You Start Your Kids On Classic Games Or Newer Games?

QuantumLeaper Re:What? (285 comments)

Channel 11, WTTW?, it was PBS, also had great shows out of Chicago, when I was little I used to watch Ray Raynor(sp?) and the show that followed it, that had puppets on WGN that was before I went to school, they moved the guy who did the show with puppet to Bozo at noon, I believe. I may not have lived in Chicago, but I could pick up WGN and PBS and few others, at least until I got Cable which had those channels also. Television is not bad if you watch educational shows, which is why my parents never complained, I would watch them instead of a Movie on TV if I could.

about 9 months ago


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