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Microsoft's CEO Says He Wants to Unify Windows

Yunzil Re:Death bell tolling for thee.... (318 comments)

They're not talking about the interface. They're talking about the underlying nuts-and-bolts stuff.

2 days ago
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ChickTech Brings Hundreds of Young Women To Open Source

Yunzil Re:Kuhscheisse. (158 comments)

They say that almost 20% of the world's population is Chinese. However there are no Chinese people working in any of the offices on the same floor of the building as me. Therefore I conclude that all these so-called experts are wrong and there are in fact no Chinese people.

about two weeks ago
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Microsoft Opens 'Transparency Center' For Governments To Review Source Code

Yunzil Re:Intended Consequence? (178 comments)

This is why I now only use open source.

Yeah, because it's not like there have been any major security flaws found lying around for years in open source software lately.

about three weeks ago
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Microsoft Opens 'Transparency Center' For Governments To Review Source Code

Yunzil Re:Better way for Microsoft to earn trust (178 comments)

Whoa, a [b]whole[/b] twenty gigabytes? Man, that's about a $1.20 in hard drive space.

about three weeks ago
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Supreme Court Rules Against Aereo Streaming Service

Yunzil Re:Bloody Content Providers (484 comments)

I mean anyone can do that for their own personal use anyway!
For homework I want you to analyze this sentence and find the key phrase that makes it different from what Aereo is doing.

about 1 month ago
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Microsoft Wants You To Trade Your MacBook Air In For a Surface Pro 3

Yunzil Re:This is telling (365 comments)

That's OK, I don't know what tablets are for either.

about a month ago
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Washington Redskins Stripped of Trademarks

Yunzil Re:IANAL, but (646 comments)

US Code, Title 15, Section 1052.

No trademark by which the goods of the applicant may be distinguished from the goods of others shall be refused registration on the principal register on account of its nature unless it--
(a) Consists of or comprises immoral, deceptive, or scandalous matter; or matter which may disparage or falsely suggest a connection with persons, living or dead, institutions, beliefs, or national symbols, or bring them into contempt, or disrepute

about a month ago
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Washington Redskins Stripped of Trademarks

Yunzil Re:Big fuss over nothing (646 comments)

A word of honor eh? What do you think the reaction would be if I walked into a bar on a reservation and said "Hey, redskins, what's up?"

about a month ago
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Bill Gates To Stanford Grads: Don't (Only) Focus On Profit

Yunzil Re:[need YMMV] (284 comments)

Once you have enough money to cover your needs (Needs depend very heavily on your expectations and accepted standard of living), there is no improvement to your quality of life

Oh, I dunno. I think the quality of my life would be better if I had a Lamborghini.

about a month ago
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House Majority Leader Defeated In Primary

Yunzil Re:Tea (932 comments)

My only qualm is it's been hijacked well beyond its initial namesake cause of shrinking the bloated spending into almost every old Republican grievance.

Hijacked? That's what they were intended to be from the very start.

about a month and a half ago
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House Majority Leader Defeated In Primary

Yunzil Re:hahaha! (932 comments)

The Tea Party is dead. The corpse just hasn't stopped twitching yet.

about a month and a half ago
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The Sci-Fi Myth of Killer Machines

Yunzil Re:ugh (222 comments)

It's "Hawking". He is a singular individual.

about a month and a half ago
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AMD, NVIDIA, and Developers Weigh In On GameWorks Controversy

Yunzil Re:Wrong target of blame. (80 comments)

Frankly I think that ATi has made a huge engineering mistake by only focusing on Win32 and by not supporting Unix from day one as a first class citizen,

Yeah, how stupid of them to focus on a platform that has 90%+ of the market. Clearly it would have been a better decision to dump all their resources into a niche platform.

about 2 months ago
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Seattle Approves $15 Per Hour Minimum Wage

Yunzil Re:Behind the curve (1040 comments)

How do you lower unemployment? Increase demand. How do you increase demand? Give people more money. How do you give people more money? Raise the minimum wage.

about 2 months ago
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Reading Rainbow Kickstarter Earns One Million Dollars In Less Than a Day

Yunzil Re:Two Problems (164 comments)

1. No, but if you want to make a commercial enterprise, don't come looking to me for a free hand out to get it started.

I trust them. I mean, LeVar knows a little something about running an Enterprise.

about 2 months ago
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Professors: US "In Denial" Over Poor Maths Standards

Yunzil Re:public employee unions poison (688 comments)

Corporations are ruthless about improving their product and cutting costs

Well, you're half right.

about 2 months ago

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