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LinkedIn Study: US Attracting Fewer Educated, Highly Skilled Migrants

ToddInSF A LinkedIn study ? (318 comments)

I'd scrutinize very closely anything LinkedIn is pushing.


Republicans Block Latest Attempt At Curbing NSA Power

ToddInSF Re:Bad bill. (437 comments)

Yes, that's how some "Progressives" are; they're just as horrible as the extremists on the far right.
"A provision to extend the controversial USA Patriot Act to 2017 was also appended by the House of Representatives."
No wonder people are disgusted with Congress, what a bunch of incompetent fools.

5 days ago

fMRI Data Reveals How Many Parallel Processes Run In the Brain

ToddInSF about 50 independent processes are (91 comments)

at work in human brains...

So the human brain runs Windows 8 ?

about two weeks ago

Bounties vs. Extreme Internet Harassment

ToddInSF Dingbat INTENTIONALLY incites (716 comments)

violent reactions to herself, then uses that to get all the attention her mental illness compels her to seek out.

"Media" promotes her mentally ill agenda because it gets clicks.

Nothing new here at all.

about three weeks ago

Space Tourism Isn't Worth Dying For

ToddInSF The author is entirely ignoring (594 comments)

the technological advances made in this entirely voluntary endeavor.
People like him have always been around.
Fortunately their stagnation is offset by people who are motivated to actually do something that means something.

about three weeks ago

Assange: Google Is Not What It Seems

ToddInSF Re:Oh yeah, that guy (289 comments)

We do "kill our problems" without any due process. We use drones and other people to do our dirty work for us.

about a month ago

Facebook To DEA: Stop Using Phony Profiles To Nab Criminals

ToddInSF Re:Government Dictionary (239 comments)

People need to understand that the police can and do, as a matter of course, lie. They're liars. To do their job, they lie, and you have no recourse if you talk to them and respond to a lie with anything that can even remotely be used against you. You can't even be sure you are talking to an officer, they can lie about that too.

Which has the effect of making people have increasing contempt and distrust for law enforcement - because you SHOULD have contempt and distrust for them.

Oh and your little definition of "entrapment" is bullshit, BTW.

about a month ago

Speed Cameras In Chicago Earn $50M Less Than Expected

ToddInSF Somethings defiantly wrong (398 comments)

People on cell phones run lights all the time...

about a month ago

The Physics of Why Cold Fusion Isn't Real

ToddInSF I haven't read anything here that convinces me (350 comments)

either way.

Given how little posters here seem to be aware of the history of technological development and science in general though, I'm leaning towards the E-Cat being legitimate.

It certainly wouldn't be the first time a major technological breakthrough in the material sciences left academics and technicians who are wanna be researchers and experimenters befuddled and expressing frustration at their own relative lack of success and impotence.

about a month ago

Independent Researchers Test Rossi's Alleged Cold Fusion Device For 32 Days

ToddInSF Re:He tried patenting it... (986 comments)

No, you're wrong.

A recent example I recall would be the Japanese company that had a special capacitor electrolyte formula, which they kept as a trade secret. A competitor stole it, not aware that their internal documentation included intentional errors in that documentation.

When a competitor stole the documentation and produced millions of caps based on it, that had a high failure rate, we ended up with motherboards loaded with bad caps for years.

Patent protection doesn't make people rich beyond imagination - that's an idiotic assertion that only a fool would make. Patent protection works well for organization that have a fortune to spend on armies of lawyers. The lone inventor and most corporations have trade secrets to protect their investments in their research.

To claim trade secrets are akin to fraud is to be entirely unaware of reality.

about a month and a half ago

Independent Researchers Test Rossi's Alleged Cold Fusion Device For 32 Days

ToddInSF Well, there you have it... (986 comments)

A mystery that "science" is thus far incapable of grasping, and reluctant to properly investigate. It's been YEARS now and this has been outright dismissed by "science".

"Establishment gonna fall down and go boom."

Dr Ruth Leavitt - The Andromeda Strain (1971)

about a month and a half ago

Experts Decry Randomized Ebola Treatment Trials As Unethical, Impractical

ToddInSF It's the same way HIV has been handled. (193 comments)

Where have these "experts" been the last 25 years ?

about a month and a half ago

Why the Trolls Will Always Win

ToddInSF Auernheimer belongs in prison. (728 comments)

Along with everybody that also too part in criminal activities with him.

It's really just that simple.

about a month and a half ago

FBI Says It Will Hire No One Who Lies About Illegal Downloading

ToddInSF The kind of assholes that can pass an FBI exam (580 comments)

...are exactly the kind of people that should never, under any circumstances, have any authority over the public whatsoever.

about a month and a half ago

Living On a Carbon Budget: The End of Recreation As We Know It?

ToddInSF The premise is false (652 comments)

"It's highly unlikely that the world can safely produce almost five times as much electricity by 2035 as it does nowâ"which is what it would take to provide everyone with a circa-2010 American standard of living, according to a calculation by University of Colorado environmental studies professor Roger Pielke Jr. "

about a month and a half ago

Energy Utilities Trying To Stifle Growth of Solar Power

ToddInSF The problem is the US grid... (488 comments)

We need a national grid that does load shifting across time zones, so that peak usage is just a matter of shifting power where it's not needed, to where it is.

about 2 months ago


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ToddInSF ToddInSF writes  |  more than 2 years ago

Particularly when they're popular with people that really should know better.

If you have data to discuss, present it, and talk about it.

If all you have is your faith and your conformity, I fart in your general direction.


My First Journal Entry

ToddInSF ToddInSF writes  |  more than 10 years ago So this is my first SlashDot journal entry... Yay ! Ok, I know, but better late then never, alright...

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