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The Schizophrenic Programmer Who Built an OS To Talk To God

Zynder Re:Hmmm ... (448 comments)

I see we got some TBBT haters up in here. Go ahead and mod this down too. I'm sorry you hate your nerd blackface.

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Officer Not Charged In Michael Brown Shooting

Zynder Re:It was an almost impossible case to prosecute (1087 comments)

Not being in jail is the desired outcome. If I am not in jail because I am "not guilty" or I'm not in jail because they didn't try me has no relevance. I am not in jail. You 2 are arguing lawyer nuances that mean little in the real world. I am not in jail!

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The Schizophrenic Programmer Who Built an OS To Talk To God

Zynder Re:CHMOD 666 (448 comments)

It probably does if it invokes a system daemon...

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The Schizophrenic Programmer Who Built an OS To Talk To God

Zynder Re:IEC 61508-3 anyone? (448 comments)

It is HILARIOUS the Pope suggests this!

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The Schizophrenic Programmer Who Built an OS To Talk To God

Zynder Re:Be Gentle With Him (448 comments)

Trolls really are the dumbest creatures known to man. You think he's a black Jew? He just implied he doesn't believe in 1500 year old mythologies. Jews do. God (that doesn't exist), you're fucking stoooooopid.

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The Schizophrenic Programmer Who Built an OS To Talk To God

Zynder Re:Be Gentle With Him (448 comments)

I find your ideas intriguing and wish to subscribe to your newsletter. Also, I, too, welcome our bioluminescent symbiotic anglerfish bacteria overlords!

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The Schizophrenic Programmer Who Built an OS To Talk To God

Zynder Re:Hmmm ... (448 comments)

BAZINGA

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A Toolbox That Helps Keep You From Losing Tools (Video)

Zynder Re:You need a $300 tablet to check out a $15 tool? (81 comments)

You're thinking in old world terms. In the modern office, they don't buy you a tablet. They'll expect you to use your own smartphone. If you're lucky, they may throw you some kind of phone subsidy as compensation, but that isn't common.

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A Toolbox That Helps Keep You From Losing Tools (Video)

Zynder Re:checking out stuff? (81 comments)

Since you made the pun, this is often the same lame excuse why a guy doesn't wear a condom.

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A Toolbox That Helps Keep You From Losing Tools (Video)

Zynder Re:Hotel minibar (81 comments)

Maybe they're doing it because it's just cool to be absurd in your inventions sometimes. But knowing Intel (because they're a business), this is just a little test prototype for a much larger system. Maybe a way to do that automated shopping cart checkout thing? Who knows? Probably only Intel.

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A Toolbox That Helps Keep You From Losing Tools (Video)

Zynder Re:What's not to love about Intel? (81 comments)

I'm suspicious like you of their motives knowing their past practices. This is why I snub the Galileo and Atom platforms for my tinkering. Arduino, BeagleBone, and ARM work just as well.

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A Toolbox That Helps Keep You From Losing Tools (Video)

Zynder Re:Or (81 comments)

Any problem whose solution relies on humans to do the right thing, is bound to fail eventually. You cannot watch them 24/7 and you cannot expect someone won't take them. You don't believe in door locks do you?

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A Toolbox That Helps Keep You From Losing Tools (Video)

Zynder Re:"losing" tools (81 comments)

I need mod points. Perfect explanation. +1

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Officer Not Charged In Michael Brown Shooting

Zynder Re:Just wondering (1087 comments)

You don't? Cause this is one of two responses I already expected. Everyone is biased- ALWAYS.

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Officer Not Charged In Michael Brown Shooting

Zynder Re:It was an almost impossible case to prosecute (1087 comments)

I was originally going to add a caveat, but didn't want to adulterate your response. That thought was: Since the police are special, perhaps they should have a different set of rules. Slam dunk cases involving us, the common man, shouldn't be pursued, but if a cop shoots anybody, then they should have to defend it. I'd be ok with that and it would satisfy both of our needs for transparency and hopefully bring a more complete and just sense of closure for those involved.

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Officer Not Charged In Michael Brown Shooting

Zynder Re:I just don't understand (1087 comments)

You hunt for food. When I was young I shot things for fun. Don't you hate it when weirdos like me support your claims? It's like getting a defense donation from the KKK.....

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Officer Not Charged In Michael Brown Shooting

Zynder American cops are pussies (1087 comments)

Our cops need to quit being pussies. The best (from a technical standpoint) cops I've ever met were the Japanese Police. The time frame is 1997 so things may be different now. They did not carry sidearms. I do believe they had a rifles and such in the trunk, but all they carried on their persons was a night stick. That is all they needed. While American cops sit around the station getting fat on donuts, JPs are getting blackbelts. They are real ninjas. They do not need a gun to deal with you. The guy (cause that's all I ever saw, don't know if they have women JPs) would tell you ONE time to do something and if you weren't steppin, you unexpectedly found your ass on the ground, and if you twitched the wrong way, you got an ass beating with the stick. The overall point is, you took that ass beating, but you were alive unlike here you end up shot even while handcuffed (not claiming this happened in this case!). The over riding theme was, as a soldier (Army, Torii Station), I'd give the MPs/SPs bullshit all the time, but you DID NOT fuck with the JPs. They make Marines look like cry babies.

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Officer Not Charged In Michael Brown Shooting

Zynder Re:Just a small additional information (1087 comments)

But isn't one of the "problems" the police claim in states where pot is legal, is that the tests might say you've been smoking pot, but that you can't tell if someone is high at an exact moment, say at a traffic stop? Also, so what he was smoking pot? Pot doesn't make people go into murderous rages. You don't still buy in to that reefer madness shit do you?

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Officer Not Charged In Michael Brown Shooting

Zynder Re:I just don't understand (1087 comments)

You might be the first person I've seen post this perspective and you aren't the only one who shares it. We all know the police have turned into jackbooted thugs, that racism is real, and that they are so wrangled in they fight each other rather than lift each other up because evidently so many are hopeless. The way the case appears though, the shooting was justified. It may not agree with what we had hoped but it is what it is. That in no way solves the problem that in that area, evidently, the police are assumed to be hostile and are treated as such when confronted. It further does nothing to address the hopelessness that makes people have to resort to drugs and crime. So maybe this shooting was justified, but as you point out, the people there are fed up. Something isn't right and they're pointing fingers right at the police. This was bound to happen and will happen again without fixing the root cause. People have limits to the bullshit they'll put up with.

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Officer Not Charged In Michael Brown Shooting

Zynder Re:I just don't understand (1087 comments)

I doubt that response will stop any of the diehards though. They'll just claim he "doesn't know the facts" but really, he's the President. Wouldn't you think he'd know more than the average basement dweller?

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The Economy Flourishes Under Democratic Presidents

Zynder Zynder writes  |  about 4 months ago

Zynder (2773551) writes "2016 is shaping up to be another presidential election about the economy. Democrats are previewing their populist message heading into this fall’s midterms, while Republicans are increasingly talking about economic immobility, campaigning against an Obama economy that they say hasn’t worked for them or their constituents.

Republicans, like any politicians whose party is out of power, argue that the economy will improve under their watch. But if voters looked at history, that’d be a hard story to sell, according to a new study from the strictly non-partisan National Bureau for Economic Research.

For the past 64 years, since Harry Truman was first elected to the White House, Democrat presidents have presided over stronger economies than their GOP counterparts — by almost any measure of economic health."

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