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3 Reasons Why Microsoft Needs 3 Surface Tablets

ad0gg Re:Is this post trolling Microsoft? (266 comments)

Baby steps. First let users install software on them without the need of the windows store.

about a year ago
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Virginia Woman Is Sued For $750,000 After Writing Scathing Yelp Review

ad0gg Re:SLAPP (424 comments)

Most states have anti-slapp laws on the books. California one is pretty nice, you can file a motion to dismiss, you don't even have to go through "discovery" and produce documents etc. You can also counter sue for legal fees. Sadly virginia doesn't have this type legislation but I think she can still file a motion to dismiss and hopefully get an understanding a judge.

about 2 years ago
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Windows 8 PCs Still Throttled By Crapware

ad0gg Re:Get a signature PC (657 comments)

I don't care if OEMs bundle stuff, MS should a single click button on their OS that returns it to a pristine state.

about 2 years ago
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Hurricane Could Make a Mess of Republican Convention

ad0gg Re:"Gat Back"? When did you start? (503 comments)

GOP is the christian conservative party. Bush said that he was on a mission from god. When it comes to religion, there is no debate or compromise. Only way politics works is with compromise, so what do we get, a non working government.

about 2 years ago
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New eBay EULA Prohibits Class Action Lawsuits

ad0gg Re:so? (234 comments)

I wonder if you wrote a browser extension that redlined the whole EULA, took a screen shot when you clicked agree, if that would hold up in court. It works for regular contracts.

about 2 years ago
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Knight Trading Losses Attributed To Old, Dormant Software

ad0gg Re:The NYSE shouldn't reverse trades. (223 comments)

It should have AAA, rating is based on the likelyhood of default. US can print money to repay debt, that means there's no chance of default.

more than 2 years ago
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Ask Slashdot: Preempting Sexual Harassment In the Workplace?

ad0gg Re:Good grief... (1127 comments)

Phrasing the message is the key to success. You need to make it sound like you're being serious and sexual harassment is no joke.. Try saying this in your team meeting. "I will fuck you all in the ass unless the sexual harassment stops"

more than 2 years ago
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Kim Dotcom Offers the DoJ a Deal

ad0gg Re:This case is a joke. (383 comments)

I am willing to bet most music on ipods is pirated. Most of the people i know have full ipods, thats 2000 songs on the lowest capacity ipod nano.

more than 2 years ago
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Why Mark Zuckerberg Is a Bad Role Model For Aspiring Tech Execs

ad0gg Re:many decades? (326 comments)

What do you have against retards? Looking at Banking which is such a simple concept, lend money to people who have ability to pay off the loan with money from your depositors. They couldn't even do that right. They even get 20%+ interest rates on credit cards while paying less than 1% on deposits yet they still managed to drive those companies into the ground.

more than 2 years ago
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From MIT Inventor To Tea Party Leader

ad0gg Re:WTF (815 comments)

Have you read their "contract on america"? They talk about reject emission trading, balanced budget, reducing taxes. These have nothing to do with constitution. They even talk about cutting Obama's healthcare based on constitution, but ask them if they want to cut social security/medicaid. Teaparty doesn't care about the constitution, they are too busy trying ban gay marriage,abortion and demanding to see Obama's birthcertificate. They also whine about the USPS and how it should be privatized, I wonder if they even read the constitution where explicitly defines as a task of the federal government.

more than 2 years ago
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Travelling Salesman, Thriller Set In a World Where P=NP

ad0gg Re:How come everyone in the movie is white? (165 comments)

I disagree with this statement. Intelligence is mostly controlled by your genes, it isn't even disputed in the science community. Has nothing to do with how you were raised. There's a bunch of studies on adopted kids and twins that were raised apart. No one ever likes to talk it about because for certain reasons i won't bring up because this type science has been used to commit some of worst crimes against humanity in modern history. Also IQ doesn't mean successful, being successful has to do with your upbringing and education. Smartest guy in the US is a bouncer after dropping out of college. He grew up in poverty and a broken home.

The 2006 edition of Assessing adolescent and adult intelligence by Alan S. Kaufman and Elizabeth O. Lichtenberger reports correlations of 0.86 for identical twins raised together compared to 0.76 for those raised apart and 0.47 for siblings.[42]

more than 2 years ago
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Best Buy Scans Drivers License For Returns — No More Allowed For 90 Days

ad0gg Re:When people abuse prices go up (503 comments)

Especially during xmas, everyone is returning their gifts. Hopefully this ID requirement puts a stop to that.

more than 2 years ago
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CDC Reports 1 In 88 Children Now Affected With Autism In the US

ad0gg Re:Autism is bullshit (398 comments)

If we look at cancer rates across the board. They are down over the last 100 years. What I have noticed is that spanking your kids is at a historic low. Which could be a cause of autism. And there's always the pirate theory, with increase in pirates over the last 10 years, that could be contributing factor to autism in our kids.

more than 2 years ago
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Fee Increase Attempt Inspires 'Dump Your Bank Day'

ad0gg Re:I did (667 comments)

Form of payment that didn't incur charges for both seller and buyer even though it is less efficient. Funny how that worked out.

more than 2 years ago
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Hotmail Mobile Usage Spikes Thanks To Apple iOS 5

ad0gg Re:Hotmail, is that still around? (122 comments)

They are the largest web email provider out there followed by yahoo.

more than 2 years ago
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New Apple Multi-Touch Patent Is Too Broad

ad0gg Re:Mod me down, but... (310 comments)

Multi touch has been around forever, Microsoft started working on it in 2001 ( Microsoft Surface ). Apple just took the concept(gestures) and applied it to a smaller computer.

more than 3 years ago
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Apple Plans New Spaceship-like Campus

ad0gg Re:Free WiFi??? WTF?? @13:19 (279 comments)

Google gave Mountain View free Wifi, I think its a reasonable ask. Google also provides grants to Mountain View public schools. Does Apple give anything back besides taxes?

more than 3 years ago
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Facebook Spammer Fined $360 Million

ad0gg Re:What the hell? (135 comments)

He did it under the banner of a business and for a profit. Thats a get out of jail free card in America. If he was just a hacker doing it for fun, he would be in jail.

more than 3 years ago
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Microsoft Goes After "Career Pirates"

ad0gg Re:good (357 comments)

Because you'll go to jail if you did it at a swap meet. Do it as a business and you'll end up in civil court.

more than 6 years ago

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