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Surface RT Devices Won't Get Windows 10

Viol8 Translation: (157 comments)

"We're dumping RT"

2 days ago
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Apple Agrees To Chinese Security Audits of Its Products

Viol8 Re:From the home of industrial espionage, China (114 comments)

"It's a pretty bad troll. 3/10 at most."

Newsflash - not many people over the age of 25 with some actual life experience - rather than just sitting in a dark room on twitter or 4chan - think snowdon is a hero.

2 days ago
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Science By Democracy Doesn't Work

Viol8 Re:A question for all the"deniers". (433 comments)

"CO2 isn't the main Greenhouse gas, water vapor is. And it isn't even close."

Thats why I said "persistent". And water vapour sinply acts in a feedback loop for CO2. Its positive and negative effects - cloud reflectivity vs IR absorbtion - tend to cancel out.

"they come off as stupid ignorant parrots."

Perhaps look in the mirror. After you've learned to read properly.

2 days ago
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Science By Democracy Doesn't Work

Viol8 A question for all the"deniers". (433 comments)

Just what exactly do you expect will happen if you almost double the amount of the atmospheres main persistent infra red absorber? And if you think it will have no effect can you please explain why you think this.

I'm just curious because I'm sure your stand is based on sound scientific reasoning rather than a rather pathetic attempt at self justification for a "lets carry on business as usual I don't care" approach to the issue which unfortunately is a standard human response to a lot of big problems.

3 days ago
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The Paradoxes That Threaten To Tear Modern Cosmology Apart

Viol8 Re:"inescapable conclusion" (228 comments)

"The beginning of the universe does not need to conserve energy, but things as far as we can tell are conserved after that."

As fas as we can tell beig the important clause there. Besides which - the energy causing the expansion could be coming from outside our universe if one adhers to the multiverse theory , in which case all bets are off.

3 days ago
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Is D an Underrated Programming Language?

Viol8 Re:COBOL (374 comments)

"Plus I have probably programmed more C++ code than both of you combined."

Oh thats highly unlikely my friend. I've been coding in C++ since the mid 90s.

3 days ago
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Is D an Underrated Programming Language?

Viol8 Re:COBOL (374 comments)

Or maybe they thought your comment on superfluous was ignorant rubbish. C++ is badly implemented design wise but most of whats there is there for a damn good reason and if you don't understand why then you'd better stick to languages like Python etc.

4 days ago
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Regular Exercise Not Enough To Make Up For Sitting All Day

Viol8 Re:Eat less (348 comments)

Well you might not think you're skinny at 150 but most other people would.

5 days ago
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Could Tizen Be the Next Android?

Viol8 Re:Rubbish (241 comments)

The new Blackberry OS can run Android apps. Whats the problem?

5 days ago
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Regular Exercise Not Enough To Make Up For Sitting All Day

Viol8 Re:Eat less (348 comments)

"I'm 150 pounds and 5'10" "

I would suggest you actually need to *gain* some weight. Thats pretty skinny. (For a guy - if you're a woman ignore this).

5 days ago
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Could Tizen Be the Next Android?

Viol8 Rubbish (241 comments)

Apart from Apple zealots people don't care what OS runs their smartphones so long as it looks nice - which is where Windows phone falls off a cliff.

5 days ago
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Windows 10: Can Microsoft Get It Right This Time?

Viol8 It doesn't have to get it right (487 comments)

It just has to be a lot less wrong than Windows 8.x. Enough so the corporates will eventually install it. Thats all that matters.

about a week ago
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Windows 10: Can Microsoft Get It Right This Time?

Viol8 8.1 better than 7? (487 comments)

In what way? Internally maybe. From a user perspective on a PC? Absolutely not.

about a week ago
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Why Some Teams Are Smarter Than Others

Viol8 Re:Teams are overrated anyway (219 comments)

"both thrived in collaborative environments where it took multiple great minds working together to solve complex problems."

If the collaborative enviroments had anything to do with it then all those theories would have been released as a team effort.

"Your rant does not communicate arrogance, it communicates insecurity and an inferiority complex."

Does it? Oh. I guess I'd better go and have a cry then hadn't I.

" But it is ok, not everyone is cut out for teamwork,"

You're right - some of us don't need others to support various weaknesses which by your tone I'm guessing you do. But don't worry, you're just another sheep safe in the herd, bleat away and be happy.

about a week ago
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Why Some Teams Are Smarter Than Others

Viol8 Teams are overrated anyway (219 comments)

Teams are great for doing parallel repetetive tasks such as testing thousands of compounds to pharmacological activity or building a bridge or whacking out 10K lines of boiler plate code. But if you want inspiration or genius or a completely take on a problem then you're looking at individuals (even if they've stood on shoulders of giants). Einstein didn't think up Relativity in a scrum with powerpoint presentations (ok they weren't around then but you get the point), nor did Turing come up his theories on conference calls.

This will sound arrogant but I don't care - teams are great for the slightly dim and/or lazy people in the world because it means they don't have to put so much effort in or think too much. Hence why management tend to be so fond of them.

about a week ago
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Pope Francis: There Are Limits To Freedom of Expression

Viol8 Re:"if someone says a curse word against my mother (873 comments)

There are people who believe in pixies at the bottom of the garden. It doesn't make them real. The word "pixie" is real but nothing else about the concept is.

about two weeks ago
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Bitcoin Volatility Puts Miners Under Pressure

Viol8 Raising alarm?? (290 comments)

"raising alarm about its future viability"

To whom?

about two weeks ago
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Pope Francis: There Are Limits To Freedom of Expression

Viol8 Re:"if someone says a curse word against my mother (873 comments)

Since there is no such things as gods or deities its not possible to speak to them or hence fortell the future from any inspiration received from them. Ergo prophets cannot exist.

Is this too complex for you or do you need it explained in simple words with crayon drawings?

about two weeks ago
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Pope Francis: There Are Limits To Freedom of Expression

Viol8 Re:"if someone says a curse word against my mother (873 comments)

Muhammad existed, however he wasn't a prophet because there is demonstrably no such thing. If people decide to call him a prophet or even if he did himself it doesn't make it so.

about two weeks ago

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