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I would draw the line at cloning...

X_DARK_X Re:Start with human organs (471 comments)

You can die first then. I fully intend to harvest my organs AND make it sustainable, for everyone. Call me an optimist, a futurist, entitled or whatever, at least my dream extends beyond my own headstone.

more than 3 years ago
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Behind-The-Scenes Superbowl Tech

X_DARK_X American Rugby (154 comments)

The one thing currently not retired from office that makes me embarrassed to be an American. There's got to be a better way of beating the brains out of our children.

more than 3 years ago
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Do Tools Ever 'Die?'

X_DARK_X Just look at the History Channel.. (615 comments)

There are many artifacts found for which we have no explanation as to how they were used. Lets take the Baghdad battery for example. Is it a battery? Is it medicinal? How bout the Pyramids at Giza? How were those tools used, propaganda? esthetics? What about the Moai of Easter Island? All the monoliths were "tools" same as magnetic tapes we use today. How bout we say that all tools from recorded history still are used, and those from before, are not.

more than 3 years ago
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Four Outrages Techies Need To Know About the State of the Union

X_DARK_X Re:Riduculous (489 comments)

Yes they led a good life as the america's coffers were overflowing with gold coming from the European refugees, however, their life style was unsustainable. What ever achievements they made were insignificant to what could have been done if the culture was evolving into intellectually arousing direction instead of the car-crazy-burger-swallowing head-bashing-sports-a-rama which made Americans look like idiots to the rest of the world for.. well still are. So F*** the old timeys and their "American Dream", this is a new age, and I got a new American Dream, and in that dream, other countries get to form unions, and fight for equality, while we, as the "more mature" nation, develop the intellectual prowess needed for the next century.

more than 3 years ago
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Four Outrages Techies Need To Know About the State of the Union

X_DARK_X Riduculous (489 comments)

Wow, I didn't even bother to read past the first page. You Mr Gewirtz is an idiot. The era of being able to provide for your family by standing all day pushing a button, getting off at 4pm and drinking all night with buddies is over, Industrial revolution, is over. Your ideology is stupid. I think you are afraid that with out mfg jobs everyone will be a geek like you, and you wont be soo freaking special, you looser.

more than 3 years ago
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Massive DDoS Cuts Myanmar Off From Net

X_DARK_X What is "Myanmar"? (149 comments)

Is that kind of like North Korean Kingdom of Heaven or the Saudi's Arabia?

more than 3 years ago
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Teaching Game Development To Fine Arts Students?

X_DARK_X Just (don't) Do IT (172 comments)

Wrapping up game development into 50 hours is a recipe for a life long nightmare for someone. Imagine if some of your students actually will really LOVE making games. Are you going to be the one that tells them that being that they are "Fine Arts" major, there are not likely to ever get anywhere close to game authoring and at best can only find a job as a 3D graphic artists and only that after getting another degree! What you are doing is a SHAM.

more than 3 years ago
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BlackBerry Battle In India Going Down To the Wire

X_DARK_X Re:Globalization - not understood (176 comments)

I have nothing against outsourcing. I my self have worked with outsourced groups many times. Very pleasant folk, if anything, they make me feel more confident in my market viability. But in return, please, don't tell me that we should be adopting any habits like corruption, and monstrous bureaucracy of a regime such as India.

more than 3 years ago
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BlackBerry Battle In India Going Down To the Wire

X_DARK_X Globalization - not understood (176 comments)

I think someone needs to teach these countries that Globalization doesn't mean you get to pick and choose those attributes of trade which fit your needs best. It's a model, get with it, or get off the train. Seriously, why are we sharing all our technology with these shady countries? Oh yeah capitalism, and slow as shit Pentagon. Don't complain the world is filling with despots when we aren't willing to regulate the chips supplied to North Korea, or the control over technology we give to shady governments like India and China.

more than 3 years ago
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Sit Longer, Die Sooner

X_DARK_X Bonus! (341 comments)

Does that mean I now qualify for hazard pay??

more than 3 years ago
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Fire and Explosion At Hydrogen Station Near Rochester Airport

X_DARK_X Conspiracy (357 comments)

Obviously this bombing was staged to incite more fears amongst general public about the use of alternative energy methods. +1 Big Oil.

more than 3 years ago
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How Star Wars Trumped Star Trek For Scientific Accuracy

X_DARK_X Re:Star Wars v. Star Trek (495 comments)

Except problem solving skills.

more than 3 years ago
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How Star Wars Trumped Star Trek For Scientific Accuracy

X_DARK_X Re:Title failure (495 comments)

I fully agree, did the poster even read the article? I'd rather see someone just fail (because of budget constrains) then try and fail (with a gianormous budget). I personally did notice the ring and thought it was "whack". The original was awesome because the explosion mimicked Fireworks explosion and transitioned smoothly into the ending scenes with the firework celebration.

more than 3 years ago
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Touchless Gesture User Interfaces

X_DARK_X Gesture Wars (123 comments)

I feel the Gesture Wars are coming... This is a quite a bit simpler system, targeting broader market, then the one suggested by John Underkoffler, that was developed during the making of the "Minority Report" the movie. I have also noticed the demo for both systems did not tackle close-up gestures which is how the "Pad" will most likely be used. Plenty of space for more ideas, and competition.

more than 3 years ago
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New Jersey County Fights Landfill Odors Using Fragrant Spray Trucks

X_DARK_X The right track (104 comments)

Ingenious solution, but just like "Junk Shot" it is bound to fail.. Why not just Nuke it. It's already planned to be a quiet neighborhood for the next 10,000 years or so.

more than 3 years ago
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Court Rules Against Stem Cell Policy

X_DARK_X Re:Time to record Votes (388 comments)

The rules of the road were devised for everyone's safety including your own. Your comment is inaccurate, because what you are trying to do is stupid. On the other hand if we all put to a vote whether one should stay in a lane or swerve as desired, and you voted to stay in the lane, but lost. If you started swerving despite what you believe in, you would be a hypocrite.

more than 3 years ago
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Court Rules Against Stem Cell Policy

X_DARK_X Re:Time to record Votes (388 comments)

Whoever modded my comment to Flamebate and then Troll needs to grow some balls and let those who are willing to stand up for what is right, do the right thing, which sometimes is just calling out the idiots as idiots.

more than 3 years ago
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Court Rules Against Stem Cell Policy

X_DARK_X Time to record Votes (388 comments)

I think it's time we start recording public policy votes and prohibit use of technology by individuals who opposed it! I'm tired of these hypocrites.

more than 3 years ago

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Iran flexing wrong muscles

X_DARK_X X_DARK_X writes  |  more than 3 years ago

X_DARK_X (1881648) writes "A report by the Russian Pravda quite a bit different in feel then the one mentioned by the BBC on the announcement of the
First UAV Bomber. I my self hailing from the Middle East have a certain amount of skepticism toward the negative portrayal of Middle Eastern affairs, but am starting to feel a bit like Maz Jobrani, I want them to have nuclear power, but just can't trust 'em."

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