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Software Glitch Caused 911 Outage For 11 Million People

Wookact Re:backup for 911 (115 comments)

The police department in my area has both Emergency and Non-Emergency numbers. It is listed that way in the phone book.

2 days ago
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Debian's Systemd Adoption Inspires Threat of Fork

Wookact Re:That's all we need ... (547 comments)

A large portion of distributions does not equal a large number of users. You should have realized that though.

3 days ago
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Debian's Systemd Adoption Inspires Threat of Fork

Wookact Re:And this is why Linux will never win the deskto (547 comments)

People use video cards from seven years ago? The only reason I can think of for that is if your PC is seven years old, in that case they need more then a new video card.

3 days ago
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Barometers In iPhones Mean More Crowdsourcing In Weather Forecasts

Wookact Re:haha (79 comments)

Apples reality distortion field. Remember, its not useful until apple does it, and then once apple does it, it becomes innovation.

3 days ago
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Ubuntu Turns 10

Wookact Re:Unity is rubbish. Systemd is rubbish (110 comments)

So what your saying is you have specialized hardware that you had issues with.

I have had no issues tethering my GS4, my only streaming issues are sites that use silverlight, and plenty of steam games for fun.

Oh and BTW it looks like your complains about the Fuji(tsu)? scanner and Wacom tablet are overblown. It looks like there is some support for both, although it is not handled by the manufacturers. Both manufacturers linked to these sites so I am assuming they should be at least partially functional.

http://linuxwacom.sourceforge.... http://www.fujitsu.com/emea/pr...

Note: I cannot even find a Fuji scanner, so I am guessing you dont even know what hardware you are using, which might explain your difficulty in installing the hardware.

3 days ago
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Positive Ebola Test In Second Texas Health Worker

Wookact Re:Just tell me (463 comments)

If you get say 10 people into the general population (IE not admitted to a hospital) with ebola, you will see infection skyrocket. You claiming otherwise is akin to you putting your head in the sand and pretending there is no problem.

about a week ago
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Positive Ebola Test In Second Texas Health Worker

Wookact Re:Just tell me (463 comments)

The chance to be infected with ebola are only almost nonexistent because it hasn't made its way into the general population yet. Once that happens then the chance of being infected skyrockets. You should stop glossing over that.

about a week ago
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How Nigeria Stopped Ebola

Wookact Re:Does Nigeria have subways? (381 comments)

My comment is solely that the parent, who is accusing someone else of FUD, is spreading it him/herself. Go post your diatribe about not being scared elsewhere.

about a week ago
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How Nigeria Stopped Ebola

Wookact Re:Does Nigeria have subways? (381 comments)

You are wrong. You are the one that needs to stop spreading FUD. From the CDC:

Ebola on dried on surfaces such as doorknobs and countertops can survive for several hours; however, virus in body fluids (such as blood) can survive up to several days at room temperature.

Ebola has been detected in blood and many body fluids. Body fluids include saliva, mucus, vomit, feces, sweat, tears, breast milk, urine, and semen.

Emphasis added.

http://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/t...

about a week ago
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Pentagon Reportedly Hushed Up Chemical Weapons Finds In Iraq

Wookact Re:What a load of nonsense (376 comments)

Bush claimed there were new factories manufacturing nuclear and biological weapons. These did not exist. Source: I served in Iraq, and one of my primary jobs was to search for WMD. As far as I am aware the only thing ever found was old chemical weapons from the 80s. Bush was not right. There were no new WMD factories, and there were no new nuclear or biological weapons. Either he was wrong, or he lied. That is up to the reader to decide.

about a week ago
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Positive Ebola Test In Second Texas Health Worker

Wookact Re:But flights from West Africa are OK? (463 comments)

Yet they sent home someone who had come from West Africa (and informed them of this), and had a 103 degree fever with some antibiotics. They screwed the entire shebang up. It seems to me that they did what they thought would cover their backsides and then sent him home.

about a week ago
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Positive Ebola Test In Second Texas Health Worker

Wookact Re:Just tell me (463 comments)

I wont catch a spike to the head just because my friend/family member/Significant Other/Neighbor/person at bus stop/stocker at grocery store/etc. caught a spike to their head. Your analogy fails badly.

about a week ago
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Positive Ebola Test In Second Texas Health Worker

Wookact Re:Just tell me (463 comments)

The current news shows this second nurse was on a flight from Ohio the day before she got her fever. And since you can be contagious before you even have the fever, I say we need to start getting worried.

about a week ago
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Positive Ebola Test In Second Texas Health Worker

Wookact Re:Just tell me (463 comments)

Ok, You have a choice. Get infected with the flu that kills what like 0.1% of people who catch it. Or get infected with Ebola that is currently killing 70% of the people who catch it.

about a week ago
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Positive Ebola Test In Second Texas Health Worker

Wookact Re:NO (463 comments)

They have passports correct? Well you should be able to easily see they have recently come from West Africa. If they don't have a passport WTH are you doing letting them in?

about a week ago
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No Nobel For Nick Holonyak Jr, Father of the LED

Wookact Re:Blue LED should've never been awarded. (276 comments)

No the main concern is light at night, not just blue light at night. Why are you referencing a report you cant even read anyways? How do you know what it says and in what context it is said?

about two weeks ago
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No Nobel For Nick Holonyak Jr, Father of the LED

Wookact Re:Blue LED should've never been awarded. (276 comments)

Harvard says that blue light can mess with your sleep cycle, nothing about "toxic stress to the retina"

about two weeks ago
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Ebola Vaccine Trials Forcing Tough Choices

Wookact Re:Thomas Eric Duncan (178 comments)

WTH are you rambling on about. You are making no sense. Pick a topic and stick with it. If your going to accuse someone of something though bring some sources would ya?

about two weeks ago
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Complain About Comcast, Get Fired From Your Job

Wookact Re:Disturbing (742 comments)

If it is in an area that has not other internet options then yes, the correct answer is not to buy the house unless you plan to rent it out or some such.

about two weeks ago
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After Dallas Ebola Diagnosis, CDC Raises Estimate of Patient's Possible Contacts

Wookact Re:I feel like we are living in an 'outbreak' movi (258 comments)

I could see that being a possibility. If thats the situation people still need to be fired. Particularly the Intern.

about three weeks ago

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