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First Automatic Identification of Flying Insects Allows Hi-Tech Bug Zapping

Traze Re:And the product name? (99 comments)

Become bug zapper repairmen. Also, rodent and creeping bug removers.

about a month ago
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How the NSA Plans To Infect 'Millions' of Computers With Malware

Traze Re:Skynet? (234 comments)

Actually, no. I dissent all the time.

Do I incite riots? Nope.

about a month and a half ago
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How the NSA Plans To Infect 'Millions' of Computers With Malware

Traze Skynet? (234 comments)

Is there any way to avoid such a thing short of cutting my net connection?

Generally I am not too worried about the NSA. I think it is BS what they do as far as invasion of privacy. But I personally have nothing to hide.

But this has completely changed the small amount of reluctance I had in becoming a "ZOMG da sky iz fallinz!" type.

Burn these fuckers.

about a month and a half ago
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South Park Game Censored On Consoles Outside North America

Traze Hate speech, and Libel/Slander (221 comments)

Anything to incite civil unrest against a group of people(no, the government doesn't count) and lies to discredit people.

Those should be disallowed.

Anything else should be free game.

about a month ago
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Ask Slashdot: Anti-Camera Device For Use In a Small Bus?

Traze Re:Isn't it obvious? (478 comments)

Hmm, I though a tetrahedron was the proper shape.

about 2 months ago
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South Carolina Education Committee Removes Evolution From Standards

Traze Re:Your point of view means nothing. (665 comments)

You got that too huh?

I didn't take any of the religion courses, but they did indeed shoot themselves in the foot many times.

Too bad I didn't take the hints more to heart sooner. Lost many years of my life to BS.

about 2 months ago
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Utah Bill Would Prevent Regional Fiber Networks From Growing

Traze Re:Protect Our Monopolies! (111 comments)

Except that UTOPIA is basically publicly owned. They only build out when they get a contract with a city, and so far the cities more or less own the networks when they are finished.

Citation: I am a UTOPIA user, and have been an avid follower of their plans for over 10 years.

about 3 months ago
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Will Electric Cars and Solar Power Make Gasoline and Utilities Obsolete?

Traze Re:ignores reality (734 comments)

Assuming my townhouse has a roof that is optimal to get full coverage from an optimally angled 100% efficient photovoltaic cell that is 16 square meters in size, on a clear day my solar array would produce on December 21st a bit over 10.6 kWh on average. So 254.4 kW per day on the worst day of the year.

The Tesla S uses 85 kW/h. I could drive 3 hours a day, assuming no household use and perfect transference/storage.

Or more realistically, 1 hour a day, and that leaves 269.4 kW for household use. Since the average household in the US of 1500 sq.ft. uses 864 kWh per month, I'd have an excess part way through the third day to "sell" to others.

So even at 50% efficiency, I'd have plenty of power, assuming clear skies, and the worst day of the year to gather every day.

about 3 months ago
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Tesla Sending New Wall-Charger Adapters After Garage Fire

Traze Re:Modus Operandi (195 comments)

Only because Steve Jobs died.

about 3 months ago
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Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 Pass 10% Market Share, Windows XP Falls Below 30%

Traze Re:It doesn't matter (470 comments)

Any chance that's an open source program?

about 4 months ago
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Police Pull Over More Drivers For DNA Tests

Traze Um.... (562 comments)

What?

Who'd really buy into that?

"Here, take my biological information. You want to use it to create an army of biologically superior clones? That's nice. Oh, $50? Even better!"

about 4 months ago
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UK Retailer Mistakenly Sends PS Vitas, Threatens Legal Action To Get Them Back

Traze Re:Letter o' the Law (617 comments)

Hmm, looks like to me that section (c) would apply. So, unless the customer said they were being returned, no legal obligation to do so.

about 4 months ago
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FCC Chair: It's Ok For ISPs To Discriminate Traffic

Traze Let's not just give in (365 comments)

Whitehouse.gov Sign the petition, and at least get your voice out there.

Who know's? It might not fall on deaf ears.

about 5 months ago
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Andy Rubin Is Heading a Secret Robotics Project At Google

Traze Re:Google sure does like to dabble. (162 comments)

I don't think it is an aside from Google's only real business model: Advertising. You get cars with billboards of cheap text books, or robots that have loudspeakers shouting about the great properties of this new diet pill.

about 5 months ago
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Snowden Spoofed Top Officials' Identity To Mine NSA Secrets

Traze Brilliant? (743 comments)

So, having a way to change your identity to another users is brilliant? All System Admins must be brilliant!

about 8 months ago
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Internet Infrastructure for Everyone

Traze Re:*yawn* (63 comments)

Do you mean having applications run into their own little sandboxes that can be effortlessly moved to any other system running this, as opposed to having to move an entire VM to a new server?

Indeed.

about 8 months ago
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Internet Infrastructure for Everyone

Traze Re:*yawn* (63 comments)

Well, IMO, this a step further. The OS has little Virtual Apps, not a hyper visor with little OSes. If they can get state for any VA to another machine with minimal overhead, and OS version offset doesn't matter, I can see some potential here.

about 8 months ago

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Net Neutrality questioned by new FCC Chairman Thomas Wheeler

Traze Traze writes  |  about 5 months ago

Traze (1167415) writes "Thomas Wheeler, put in a month ago as the new Federal Communications Commission chairperson, seems to already want Net Neutrality to be a thing of the past.

If this is his real policy, maybe we should ask for a change already.

Original Story"

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