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California Lake's Arsenic Hints At a Shadow Biosphere

Silicon Jedi Re:Arsenic life forms? (155 comments)

Someone set up us the bomb.

more than 4 years ago

Patent Markings May Spell Trouble For Activision

Silicon Jedi Re:If they're trolls, so are the EFF (82 comments)

Or you can karma whore by going against groupthink, causing the groupthink to mod you up to prove they are all individuals.

more than 4 years ago

Free Software Foundation Urges Google To Free VP8

Silicon Jedi Re:Well thats the FSF for you (315 comments)

Ah, no surer way to karma whore than the old "groupthink will mod this down message" +5 EVERY DAMN TIME

more than 4 years ago

Verizon Changes FiOS AUP, -1, Offtopic

Silicon Jedi Re:Windows ME (560 comments)

Kayne killed Aybil, not Abel

more than 4 years ago

Unknown 7m Asteroid Almost Impacted Earth

Silicon Jedi Re:How Much Damage? (289 comments)

Less than or Equal to the worst impacts of the last 20 years. AKA Not Much

more than 4 years ago

10% of US Energy Derived From Old Soviet Nukes

Silicon Jedi Re:It is already here (213 comments)

As opposed to the republicans who are supporting it?

more than 4 years ago

Sky Watchers Want Recognized a Newly Described Type of Cloud

Silicon Jedi Re:my hobby (166 comments)

Parent post is shopped, look at the aliasing around the quotation marks.

more than 4 years ago

Verizon Refuses To Provide Complete IPv6

Silicon Jedi Re:Obvious answer... (438 comments)

The entire purpose of a corporation is to

enhance shareholder value. Anything else is invalid.

more than 4 years ago

Verizon Refuses To Provide Complete IPv6

Silicon Jedi Re:Yes, but watch for... (438 comments)

It may take awhile, but if people start finding themselves banned from, say, YouTube or Facebook by IP, they'll start caring about NAT.

At the point where NAT is that heavily used... IP addresses will no longer be viable identifications for bans.

more than 4 years ago

Is Jupiter Earth's Cosmic Protector?

Silicon Jedi Re:A New Criteria? (222 comments)

I think Uranus was accounted for.

more than 5 years ago

Lawyer Offers $1M For Proof His Client Could Have Done It; Oops

Silicon Jedi Re:Dishonest lawyer (362 comments)

Al Gore says he invented the internet. Potatoe.

more than 5 years ago

One Fifth of World's Population Can't See Milky Way At Night

Silicon Jedi Re:It's sad, really. (612 comments)

If you live 10 minutes from NYC, you live in a densely populated enough area that your neighborhood would block out the Milky Way anyway.

more than 5 years ago

iPhone Users Angry Over AT&T Upgrade Policy

Silicon Jedi Re:Not the point. (789 comments)

The ORIGINAL iPhone wasn't subsidized.

more than 5 years ago

How Comic Fans & Shops Are Stereotyped

Silicon Jedi Re:What about Captain Sweatpants ? (387 comments)

And is viewed as a subject of derision by the other customers and staff. And the comic store guy is an artist, and not portrayed as slovenly or overweight, BBT is quite mild and insightful when it comes to stereotyping and more closely shows the intra-community geek stereotypes than the external ones. (Of course the ethnic and gender sterotyping is way worse, but still not so bad.)

more than 5 years ago

Radiation-Resistant Plants Could Be Used In Space

Silicon Jedi Re:Public Perceptions (132 comments)

So Mountain Dew causes Anxiety, Depression, and Insomnia....

more than 5 years ago


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