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US Strikes ISIL Targets In Syria

andydouble07 Re:DAESH, not ISIL (475 comments)

DAESH means roughly the same thing as ISIL. You're just using a different language.

about a week ago

Bioethicist At National Institutes of Health: "Why I Hope To Die At 75"

andydouble07 Re:The WHO (478 comments)

He's clearly not talking about relatively healthy people like your parents. I'm sure you'd be spouting a different story in a year if they suddenly came down with Alzheimer's.

about a week ago

2 Mars Missions Set For Arrival, Both Prepare for Orbital Maneuvers

andydouble07 Re:For those who don't get it, different altitudes (65 comments)

I want to build a wind turbine in front of this comment and capture green energy from the huge WHOOSH that just happened.

about two weeks ago

Google Spots Explicit Images of a Child In Man's Email, Tips Off Police

andydouble07 Re: Well at least they saved the children! (790 comments)

That's an amazing typo. Only one google result for "ebidrmce" and it's this post right here.

about 2 months ago

Heartbleed Sparks 'Responsible' Disclosure Debate

andydouble07 Re:Blame Game. (188 comments)

Better than blaming blaming Bush for everything for everything.

about 5 months ago

Mozilla Is Investigating Why Dell Is Charging To Install Firefox

andydouble07 Re:Is that legal in the UK? (306 comments)

I present to you a fine collection of straws, which you may feel free to grasp at.

about 7 months ago

Pro-Vaccination Efforts May Be Scaring Wary Parents From Shots

andydouble07 Re:Sinister? (482 comments)

Yeah that's a real credible-looking source you've got there.

about 7 months ago

Should programming be a required curriculum in public schools?

andydouble07 Re:Obvious missing option -- ELECTIVES! (313 comments)

This isn't a very useful option because it doesn't describe WHY it should be an elective. Elective programming courses are already the status quo, so when the question asks "should it be a required curriculum", your answer is saying "No, because it isn't". Maybe there are other good reasons why it shouldn't be a required course, but "it should be elective" isn't one of them.

about 6 months ago

Car Dealers Complain To DMV About Tesla's Website

andydouble07 Re:You're welcome... (364 comments)


What's a few orders of magnitude between friends.

1 year,4 days

Car Dealers Complain To DMV About Tesla's Website

andydouble07 Re:You're welcome... (364 comments)

200,000 x $7,500 != $1.5M

1 year,5 days

I use spinning-drive storage media ...

andydouble07 Re:"More"? (232 comments)

I'm counting this as "More bits read/written per day", which would definitely favor the SSD even though I have 10x the capacity on disk drives.

1 year,18 days

US and Israel Test Missile As Syria War Tensions Rise

andydouble07 Re:Wait, what? (227 comments)

People have some serious amnesia about the early 2000's. Barely anyone spoke out about the wars at the time, and NONE of the media did. Of course everyone claims to have been against it retrospectively, but at the time you (and I) were too scared to speak up about it.

1 year,26 days

NSA Broke Privacy Rules Thousands of Times Per Year, Audit Finds

andydouble07 Re:so basically, what we knew (312 comments)

This type of tax-exempt status is only for non-political organizations, and the organizations which were applying were unequivocally political. They were doing their damn jobs (for once), I only wish they'd done better at it.

about a year ago

Quadcopter Guided By Thought — Accurately

andydouble07 Re:A natural progression (79 comments)

Thankfully my brain hasn't yet learned to walk, that sounds like it could cause some serious problems.

about a year ago

GMO Wheat Found Growing Wild In Oregon, Japan Suspends Import From U.S.

andydouble07 Re:Postapocoliptic Nightmare (679 comments)

Which is why non-kosher foods are required to to labeled as such... Oh wait

about a year ago

Possible Habitable Planet Just 12 Light Years Away

andydouble07 Re:"JUST" 12 light years? LOL. (420 comments)

Right: It seems counter-intuitive, but doing a burn as close as possible to the sun (probably getting there using a bi-elliptic transfer) will give a huge boost to velocity, as compared to just flying in a straight line away from the sun, given a high enough delta-V budget.

about 2 years ago

Google Doubts Apple Will Approve Its New Maps Application

andydouble07 Re:complain (347 comments)

Maybe, but you had plenty of people who had no idea that the maps on the iPhone were using Google's data. When my girlfriend updated to iOS 6 and saw the maps change, I told her about how Apple was making their own maps now, and her response was "Oh, what were they before, then?".

about 2 years ago

Scientists Say Organic Food May Not Be Healthier For You

andydouble07 Re:No surprise?? I dunno (497 comments)

Organic food is not sprayed with synthetic pesticides. They may or may not have pesticide residues, and the synthetic stuff is generally safer.

about 2 years ago

Kim Dotcom Raid - What Really Happened

andydouble07 Re:Lol, republicans (285 comments)

First past the post guarantees that third parties can never succeed on a national scale. It's not a matter of "not believing hard enough", it's Duverger's Law. Voting for a third party in a national election is just giving a pass to the (slightly) worse of the two candidates that actually have a chance of winning.

more than 2 years ago


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