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New York State Proposes Sweeping Bitcoin Regulations

Yoda222 Re:Translation (121 comments)

Anyone with an IQ above room temperature

Kelvin or Celsius ?

5 days ago

The Last Three Months Were the Hottest Quarter On Record

Yoda222 Re:The Carbon Tax (552 comments)

You should avoid to breathe carbon *oxyde.

about a week ago

ESA Shows Off Quadcopter Landing Concept For Mars Rovers

Yoda222 Re:GPS on Mars (104 comments)

It's quite easy to generate torque with rockets. The relation torque/vertical force is not the same, but the concept is similar.

about two weeks ago

Google Building a Domain Registration Service

Yoda222 Re:Next step (69 comments)

Isn't that already possible in Google Apps ?

about a month ago

I typically start my workday ...

Yoda222 Timezone ? (141 comments)

Which timezone ? I'm starting around 6-7 am UTC, or 2-3 am EST. Or 8-9 local. But in my previous job I use to start at 07.30 am or 13.00 or 21.45, depending of the day.

about a month ago

Civilization V Officially Available On Linux For SteamOS

Yoda222 Re:Works on regular steam, not just steamOS (93 comments)

Or uncheck "remember my credit card information" and type it each time that you want to buy something. A standard human brain is usually able to remember the 20-ish digits needed (I assume you already know your address and name)

about a month and a half ago

Swedish Fare Dodgers Organize Against Transportation Authorities

Yoda222 Re:Scandinavia is different (389 comments)

In most hotels (all of them, as far as I remember) where I have been, when I wanted to visit a friend, they just let me go out to see it. So I'm not sure why you compare the prison which hired people to visit someone inside to hotels.

about 2 months ago

L.A. Science Teacher Suspended Over Student Science Fair Projects

Yoda222 Re:Sick Society (253 comments)

In fact you missed several interresting point in my stupid analogy. These point are common to both situations.

1) it's stupid to say that gun have nothing to do in dead by guns. They have at least some influence on it. Dead by real laser saber per year is 0.
2) both situation use an interesting stupid idea: compare dead in one year with the total boobs in circulation. You should compare death not per year, but over the lifetime of the boobs (or compare the dead by year with the number of breast created every year.). Or the lifetime of the gun or gun user.
3) Not all women who have breast cancer died from it. Maybe we should also count people injured by gun, not only dead.

about 3 months ago

L.A. Science Teacher Suspended Over Student Science Fair Projects

Yoda222 Re:Sick Society (253 comments)

There are about 300 000 000 boobs in the USA, and only about 40 000 women die of breast cancer each year. Divide 40 000 by 300 000 000 and you have a proof (in your mindset) that there is no link between boobs and breast cancer.

about 3 months ago

Is Analog the Fix For Cyber Terrorism?

Yoda222 Tautology (245 comments)

A "cyber-attack" is a digital attack. So if your system is not digital, you can't be cyber-attacked. Great news.

about 4 months ago

Fake Pub Studies Drinking Habits

Yoda222 Re:B.A.R. Lab (118 comments)

I don't understand the need for excuses. In Belgium if we want to drink/sell beers on the campus, we just do it.

about 5 months ago

New Home Automation?

Yoda222 Re:WTF? (336 comments)

There is already something called money, but it's definitely not set it up so that people who contribute more to society are given more allocations.

about 6 months ago

CyanogenMod Installer Removed From Google Play Store

Yoda222 Re: Where's the outrage?! (255 comments)

So you have basically the choice between a phone (or tablet) where you can install stuff that you don't want and one where you can't install what you want.

about 8 months ago

Skydiving Accident Leaves Security Guru Cedric 'Sid' Blancher Dead At 37

Yoda222 Re: Security 101 (332 comments)

Or: * (at an age of 37) twice as risky as getting out of bed in any given morning;

That's why I wake up in the afternoon.

about 8 months ago

Germany: We Think NSA May Have Tapped Chancellor Merkel's Cell Phone

Yoda222 So what ? (267 comments)

What's the reccurent argument that we hear from politics, probably including A. Merket or at least some CDU/CSU people ? Something like "If you've got nothing to hide, you've got nothing to fear." Does she has something to hide ?

about 9 months ago

Ask Slashdot: Legal Advice Or Loopholes Needed For Manned Space Program

Yoda222 Re:Experimental aircraft (201 comments)

ITAR applies if you buy part from the US. If you buy only equipment from non-US source, you don't need to follow ITAR. This regulation was to protect the US spce industry, and to measure the success of this smart ID, you can take a look of some of the platform offered by european/french satellite manufacturer. They offer for some of them an ITAR-free version, with 0 parts coming from the US.

about 9 months ago

Ask Slashdot: Legal Advice Or Loopholes Needed For Manned Space Program

Yoda222 Re:Experimental aircraft (201 comments)

But moving to the US has a drawback. You have to comply with ITAR.

about 9 months ago

Ask Slashdot: Legal Advice Or Loopholes Needed For Manned Space Program

Yoda222 Re:What the.... (201 comments)

He's seeking advice on an international treaty also, so he can find that here. But he probably need information about international law and danish law, and will probably not find anything about the latter in here.

about 9 months ago


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