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Graphene Conducts Electricity Ten Times Better Than Expected

abuelos84 Oh, what the hell (161 comments)

I wasn't going to join in the whinning but, what the hey.

Something something BETA dark side!

about 7 months ago

Fire Destroys Iron Mountain Data Warehouse, Argentina's Bank Records Lost

abuelos84 Malvinas (463 comments)

"Making impotent threats over the Falklands"
Yeah, saying "we'd like to sit down and talk about this" is making impotent threats...

about 7 months ago

World's First Multi-Color, Multi-Polymer 3D Printer Unveiled

abuelos84 Re:Oh Great! (85 comments)

I rather have people printing dicks than people printing guns..

about 8 months ago

Senator Dianne Feinstein: NSA Metadata Program Here To Stay

abuelos84 Re:Relevant Quote (510 comments)

bullshit. between "today" and the federation a lot of Big Bad Shit happened.

about 8 months ago

Satanists Propose Monument At Oklahoma State Capitol Next To Ten Commandments

abuelos84 Re:Fireworks in 3...2...1... (1251 comments)

Lol, "Such as socialist cesspools like Argentina"
This guy has no idea about anything. I live in Argentina and we SURE AS HELL have a capitalist socio-economic system...

about 9 months ago

Why We Need to Keep Our Night Skies Dark (Video)

abuelos84 Re:Check out f.lux (130 comments)

I second this.
Awesome little fucker. Reduces eye-fuckness from LCDs quite a lot.

1 year,19 days

Why We Need to Keep Our Night Skies Dark (Video)

abuelos84 Re:But I like cities (130 comments)

The guy from Caesar's Legion?

1 year,19 days

Nissan Plans To Sell Self-Driving Cars By 2020

abuelos84 Yes, but not really. well.. yeah, what the hell... (333 comments)

The geek/nerd/awe-seeker inside me loves the idea, but I don't know if we are (from a socio-economic pov) ready for mass-scale implementation of this kind of tech. (with this I mean technologies that automate some form of work)
Don't get me wrong, I really want us to be there, but we aren't.

Our current socioec. model doesn't cope well with abrupt changes in employment, we live in a survival race, a mostly well-mannered jungle law. There are lots of measures we could take to alleviate this but I don't see our beloved representatives caring much unless shtf, and we already know "s" never really "htf".

As per usual, science and technology don't give a flying fuck about all this nonsense and changes will come.

Oh well, you never know.

1 year,19 days

NHTSA Gives the Model S Best Safety Rating of Any Car In History

abuelos84 Re:Five Star (627 comments)

Quick! Bring the pitchforks!

1 year,26 days

Egyptian Security Forces Storm Pro-Morsi Camps Leaving Nearly 100 Dead

abuelos84 Re:Maybe overturning an election (381 comments)

Uhm, Venezuela?
Like the country where the oposition was funded and coordinated from the US embassy?
Where they tried a coup, WHICH WAS RECOGNIZED AND PRAISED BY THE US like 5 minutes after they took (for a while) the presidential office?
Do we live in the same world?

about a year ago

Egyptian Security Forces Storm Pro-Morsi Camps Leaving Nearly 100 Dead

abuelos84 Re:Maybe overturning an election (381 comments)

Well, the US could have just not backed the sociopathic military that for example ruled my country for decades (Argentina) killing tens of thousands...
Or more in the new millenium, Venezuela, Honduras, etc....
I'm not saying the rest of the world is pure angelic blowjobs, the soviets did some awful stuff quite similar to what you did to us...
But that doesn't change the fact that your govt conspired with military groups to commit crimes against humanity. Over and over...

about a year ago

Obama's Privacy Reform Panel Will Report To ... the NSA

abuelos84 Re:Democracy has failed (569 comments)

I've JUST finished reading that book, heh...
I wouldn't mind a Lord Vetinari over D&R....

about a year ago

IAB Urges People To Stop "Mozilla From Hijacking the Internet"

abuelos84 Re:Dear Advertisers (499 comments)

Fair Enough.
I don't believe the type of ads you describe are near the annoying crap we *do* hate.
And I'm assuming you don't spy on your readers browsing habits, right?

about a year ago

Second SFO Disaster Avoided Seconds Before Crash

abuelos84 SFOFTF (248 comments)

I like how the title/summary assumes you know what the fuck SFO means.... (Google says it's San Francisco Airport, good, it wasn't that hard, shouldn't be that hard to just add the "(San Francisco Airport)" to the summary)
Proper journalism, where art thou!? (Yeah, I know...)

about a year ago

MS Handed NSA Access To Encrypted Chat & Email

abuelos84 Re:Let's look in the mirror (379 comments)

Temba! Have your fucking panda pelts and shut up already!

about a year ago

Nicaragua Gives Chinese Firm Contract To Build Alternative To Panama Canal

abuelos84 Re:Me cago en Ortega (323 comments)

Fuck you.

about a year ago



Planescape: Torment succesor funded in 6 hours

abuelos84 abuelos84 writes  |  about a year and a half ago

abuelos84 (1340505) writes "Just a few hours after the Kickstarter project was opened to the public, Torment: Tides of Numenera, succesor of the legendary Planescape:Torment, had been funded.
In the dev's own words:
"Our heads are still spinning at the incredible response we have had from today's support of our Kickstarter campaign. We had plans to roll out our stretch goals and to write our Kickstarter updates but never in our wildest dreams did we think we would fund this quickly!!! We are joyfully scrambling right now to get a longer update and some stretch goals in front of you as soon as we can. We should have more to say later today.""

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