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Cameron Accuses Internet Companies Of Giving Terrorists Safe Haven

Colin Castro Re:And this is why... (178 comments)

I too should be able to pay a one days profit (yes that's what banks that helped terrorists and terrorist countries had to do) for crimes I commit. What's $30-$100 or so everytime I commit major fraud or help terrorists?

3 days ago
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Alva Noe: Don't Worry About the Singularity, We Can't Even Copy an Amoeba

Colin Castro Re:writer doesn't get jeopardy, or much of anythin (447 comments)

People gave you 0 because they don't remember the Simpson's episode you're refrencing, or that she had to pay them.

4 days ago
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Multiple Manufacturers Push Hydrogen Fuel Cell Cars, But Can They Catch Tesla?

Colin Castro Re:next gen batteries (281 comments)

Have you not seen the grafite composite batteries they have working? Charging time for batteries is getting quicker and quicker.

4 days ago
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Toyota Names Upcoming Hydrogen Fuel Cell Car

Colin Castro Re:How do I refill it? (194 comments)

They've completed tests showing that a car with hydrogen fuel cells will not explode.

about two weeks ago
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Toyota Names Upcoming Hydrogen Fuel Cell Car

Colin Castro Re:How do I refill it? (194 comments)

I don't steal from stores, yet I pay higher prices at stores because a few people are thieves. So yes, people do pay for things they don't take advantage of all of the time.

about two weeks ago
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Facebook Planning Office Version To Rival LinkedIn, Google

Colin Castro Re:This article is useless (91 comments)

I agree with your point about what I was saying. It seems Facebook is trying to capture it because it's a failed market.

about two weeks ago
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State Department Joins NOAA, USPS In Club of Hacked Federal Agencies

Colin Castro Re:Now it gets real (54 comments)

NOAA was taken down and it almost effected everyone that uses the weather/sea info. And that's a lot of companies and organizations.

about two weeks ago
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Facebook Planning Office Version To Rival LinkedIn, Google

Colin Castro This article is useless (91 comments)

All it has is opinions that aren't backed up by any facts. First, most companies I've worked for don't even block Facebook, and even if they do the website will probably be some thing like Facework.com or something to further distinguish itself from your personal account. Second, Linkden was hacked, so I don't know how "secure" it is. Third, Linkden is not a more professional looking site than Facebook, and the fact that people shove themselves into your circle or whatever steared me away from Linkden long ago. Hardly anyone I know under the age of 30 uses it unless they're foreign or looking for a new job. I doubt Facebook will have a problem with market penetration like the author of the linked article thinks they will.

about two weeks ago
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Cameron Says People Radicalized By Free Speech; UK ISPs Agree To Censor Button

Colin Castro The UK doesn't have freedom of speech (316 comments)

A lot of people are going to complain about the freedom of speech or expression, but that's a pretty American thing. Most countries have limited freedoms of speech, the UK included. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/F... I wish more countries had absolutely protected speech, but somehow things that are "offensive" to any ONE person are vilified. I'm sure a lot of people would have wanted to censor MLK Jr. and others, it's not just terrorists and nazi's that use freedom from opression to get their points heard. It seems a lot of people forget that.

about two weeks ago
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Will Lyft and Uber's Shared-Ride Service Hurt Public Transit?

Colin Castro Re:It's only worth it (237 comments)

Exactly, I imagine someone with a large vehicle like a suburban would be able to pull this off. $5.00, 6 people, makes about $30 each trip, hopefully shuttles people out or has some sort of rounds they can do and bam, they're making between $30-$60 an hour. Or like myself I drive to work, roughly 45min. I've carpooled with friends before, but I could easily do it with strangers if I was making somewhere around $5-$15 each way that would more than pay for gas.

about two weeks ago
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Will Lyft and Uber's Shared-Ride Service Hurt Public Transit?

Colin Castro Re:It's only worth it (237 comments)

DC is number a close number two. There isn't much Public Transit in the US.

about two weeks ago
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Assassin's Creed: Unity Launch Debacle Pulls Spotlight Onto Game Review Embargos

Colin Castro Who adheres to them? (474 comments)

i read several reviews of both assassins creed games before the launch. I know some sites held them back, but really why? The reviews were mostly in line with others in the series. The only thing I can think is that there was a day one patch.

about two weeks ago
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Carmakers Promise Not To Abuse Drivers' Privacy

Colin Castro Re:This Primise Is Already False (98 comments)

If I hadn't made a comment on this post before I would upvote this comment. You're right, a super highmileage car should have less value to insure, but that also means you lied about how much you drive it and your insurance wasn't calculated for someone that drives to the moon for work.

about two weeks ago
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Carmakers Promise Not To Abuse Drivers' Privacy

Colin Castro Re:They don't get what it means to SELL a car (98 comments)

One of the many reasons I prefer to buy older cars, especially since the computers are already so complicated many independent mechanics can't reset half the systems.

about two weeks ago
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Carmakers Promise Not To Abuse Drivers' Privacy

Colin Castro Re:Yeah, right! (98 comments)

Don't a lot of newer cars have black boxes that the police download from right after a major accident without any court orders or warrants?

about two weeks ago
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Carmakers Promise Not To Abuse Drivers' Privacy

Colin Castro Re:License change? (98 comments)

So when you decline them does your car not work anymore?

about two weeks ago
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Drone Sightings Near Other Aircraft Up Dramatically

Colin Castro Re:What is a drone? (132 comments)

There are no defnitions of it, a drone should be a completely unmanned autonomous aircraft, but those don't exist. So for now it's anything that flys around without a person inside. Kites are just drones with strings nowadays.

about two weeks ago
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Drone Sightings Near Other Aircraft Up Dramatically

Colin Castro Re:These idiots are going to ruin it for everyone (132 comments)

Pilots didn't report bird sightings, now replace the idea of birds with the bombardment of info about "drones." Suddenly everything that flies is no longer a bird, but a "drone." This kind of thing happens all of the time in society; so why not to pilots?

about two weeks ago
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Apple Releases iMessage Deregistration Utility

Colin Castro Re:SMS to land line (136 comments)

Do people who use non-mac PCs and Android tablets not have cell phones too? This line of questioning seems a little extreme. He also said other than calling, so for a land line he would use the universal method of calling. I have comcast for my landline and they'll send the text message to my app if you send me one.

about three weeks ago

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Carl Sagan Smoked Cannabis

Colin Castro Colin Castro writes  |  about a month and a half ago

Colin Castro (2881349) writes "“I am convinced that there are genuine and valid levels of perception available with cannabis (and probably with other drugs) which are, through the defects of our society and our educational system, unavailable to us without such drugs,” Sagan wrote in 1971, under the name Mr. X.

MarijuanaMajority.com founder Tom Angell spent a few days this summer in the Library of Congress researching the iconic American astronomer, astrophysicist, cosmologist and author and has come away with a bounty.

Angell says he found some never-before-released writings on marijuana policy from the author of classics such as ‘Contact’ and the TV show ‘Cosmos’, which is the most widely watched series in the history of American public television."

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