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11-Year-Old Graduates With Degree In Astrophysics

ScubaS Problem with the credibility (648 comments)

Take a quick look at: And notice how the community college he went to does not actually offer a degree in Astrophysics? Infact, the article never said he got a degree in Astrophysics. The article only says he is "studying" astrophysics.

more than 5 years ago

Judgement Against Microsoft Declares XML Editing Software To Be Worth $98?

ScubaS Re:tell the Obama Administration... (230 comments)

yes, innocent. they did nothing wrong when they wrote that software. the patent is technically INVALID -- microsoft has NO reason to assume that what they were doing was patentable. if MS would get the patent office to invalid the patent then a jury verdict will be over turned. its kin to being convicted of a murder you did not do. and the DNA tests would overturn the conviction.

more than 4 years ago

Judgement Against Microsoft Declares XML Editing Software To Be Worth $98?

ScubaS tell the Obama Administration... (230 comments)

i hate these people who get awarded patents for things they did not invent then go and sue a big innocent company. we need some serious patent reform at least obama can hire COMPETENT software engineers to review software related patents because this is rediculous how people get awarded patents for things that make a patent invalid - PRIOR ART and OBVIOUS

more than 4 years ago

Red Hat Challenges Swiss Government Over Microsoft Monopoly

ScubaS Re:but..? (245 comments)

how do you know they were looking for support contracts? If you have trained IT staff, you won't really need to pay extra for support. So that would just leave the cost to license the software.

more than 5 years ago

Red Hat Challenges Swiss Government Over Microsoft Monopoly

ScubaS but..? (245 comments)

They probably don't need to go through a bidding process because they assume that open source is "free". So any descision to purchase Windows goes without a formal bidding process.

more than 5 years ago

220-mph Solar-Powered Train Proposed In Arizona

ScubaS wow (416 comments)

$35,000 of tax payer dollars to determine if it is a good idea?

more than 5 years ago

NY Court Says Police Can't Track Suspect With GPS

ScubaS ok (414 comments)

I hope you twats are happy about this descision to let a criminal like this go free because you have some unfounded fear of GPS tracking

more than 5 years ago

Senate Bill Calls For Open Source Electronic Health Records

ScubaS hm (170 comments)

Why not just create open standards rather than force people to use a certain peice of software by law?

more than 5 years ago

What the Pirate Bay Verdict Could Mean For Google

ScubaS heh (408 comments)

the main difference between pirate bay and youtube is that pirate has the intent to steal stuff (hence the name "Pirate bay") and does not comply with requests to take copyright material offline. youtube will gladly comply with your copyright take down notices if you are the legal copyright holder. and before you try to tell me that pirate bay isn't actually transferring the actual files, that is irrelevent because they are still facilitating the transfer of illegal content. assisting a crime isn't a get out of jail free card.

more than 5 years ago

Obama Appoints Non-Tech Guy As CTO

ScubaS what!! (252 comments)

this is sobering news. What the heck, Obama!?!?!

more than 5 years ago

Red Hat Claims Patent On SOAP Over CGI

ScubaS AGAIN?!? (191 comments)

HELLO PATENT OFFICE!?!?!? Did you ever think to realize that SOAP was designed for CGI to begin with??? This is such a frivilous claim to invention that it makes my blood boil. We need some serious patent reform in this country. The least that could be done is to hire actual computer engineers to analyze patent applications before they are awarded.

more than 5 years ago

2.0 Beta Chrome On Windows, Chromium On Linux

ScubaS flash (258 comments)

I tried this chrome beta but unfortunately, FLASH player is not working properly on some sites.

more than 5 years ago

Last Major Supplier Calls It Quits For VHS

ScubaS don't throw that away! (308 comments)

Don't just throw that stuff away! Donate that stuff to some poor areas of Africa or something noble like that. You can donate your old TVs (as USA is going all-digital), and any educational VHS tapes + equipment to schools in rural Africa. It would keep it out of our continuously-growing landfills and put to good use.

more than 5 years ago

Nevada Businesses Must Start Encrypting E-Mail By Oct. 1st

ScubaS Is this a joke? (178 comments)

see topic. I hope Nevada law makers know its not April Fools. They never required phone conversations to be encrypted, why emails?

more than 5 years ago


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