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UK Bans Sending Books To Prisoners

ciderbrew Re:begrudge education (220 comments)

He/she used the Department for Education’s total budget; but not the Ministry of Justices’ total budget, which isn't a win for any argument and shows a lack of awareness. You'd not be happy with cherry picking stats either, order of magnitude difference or otherwise. There are around 8.5 million Children in the system and around 100k prisoners. Each prisoner costs way more more per head than child, per year.

about three weeks ago
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UK Bans Sending Books To Prisoners

ciderbrew Re:begrudge education (220 comments)

No facts or citation supplied to back up either.

about three weeks ago
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UK Bans Sending Books To Prisoners

ciderbrew Re:begrudge education (220 comments)

OMG, you're right! The UK prison population and children in education is exactly the same.

about three weeks ago
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UK Bans Sending Books To Prisoners

ciderbrew begrudge education (220 comments)

If they spent the same on education as they did on locking people up per year then maybe you wouldn't have to lock so many people up.

about three weeks ago
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Neil Young's "Righteous" Pono Music Startup Raises $1 Million With Kickstarter

ciderbrew Re:LOL (413 comments)

Is this for real? 1 metre USB cable £20? sounds like Schiit to me.

about a month ago
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Google Sued Over Children's In-App Android Purchases

ciderbrew Re:Dad .. Can I? (321 comments)

Chores are not worth me putting credit card details into a phone so this type of thing can happen. Free download and airplane mode on switched if about as far as i'll go. Ever handed over some tools and an old radio or VHS player to take apart? All you have to do is loosen some screws and you've a whole afternoon of fun.

about a month ago
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Google Sued Over Children's In-App Android Purchases

ciderbrew Dad .. Can I? (321 comments)

No!
Oh but why?
No!
But. But.. That's not fair.
Don't care. Grow up unhappy.

Kids need to learn how to say No! to their kids or you end up with shitty grandchildren.
That's my motivation and future investment in people done.

about a month ago
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Fishing Line As Artificial "Muscle"

ciderbrew Re:Heat is the limiting factor in our muscles, too (111 comments)

Engines have been dealing with cooling and heating for years. Wear and tear on moving parts expanding and contracting should be ok.
Values, joints and seals will break at the wrong time and leak over something they shouldn't.
I found this - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v... Role it up, stick it in concertina piping and run hot and cold air / water / oil / tea / beer/ over it.

about 2 months ago
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Schneier: Break Up the NSA

ciderbrew Master Control Program: Sure..... (324 comments)

I'm sure they are happy to break up into as many parts as you think they need.
I'm sure they are happy to keep people as misdirected as possible.
I'm sure they are happy to be closed down 100% no one at this address not more... /business as usual behind the curtain.

Tron is dead..
Master Control Program: End of line!

about 2 months ago
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Sony's Favorite Gadget Is Kinect

ciderbrew Social (222 comments)

I wish they'd both make everything a lot less social and less connected. I don't want to go into another persons house if they have the NSA/GCHQ spy cam installed. I don't know what the police think I've done and come get me regardless. Think they wouldn't?
Luckily the games are awful so I've not need to buy either.

about 2 months ago
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This Isn't the First Time Microsoft's Been Accused of Bing Censorship

ciderbrew Re:Bing? (56 comments)

Their porn results are really good.

about 2 months ago
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Americans To FCC Chair: No Cell Calls On Planes, Please

ciderbrew Re:213 times? (340 comments)

The sad thing is, there are people in this office that would have printed and counted by hand :(

about 3 months ago
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Americans To FCC Chair: No Cell Calls On Planes, Please

ciderbrew Re:Imagine (340 comments)

So you're saying knifes, sticks & fire should be allowed on planes..... Hmm I agree.

about 3 months ago
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Creationism In Texas Public Schools

ciderbrew Re:public funding; national or local? (770 comments)

So it was ok for the Nazis to kill millions because its what they wanted to believe?
So it is ok to have slaves (any colour) because people believe so.

>>At what point does a community no longer have a say in what it teaches its own children?
When it is mental!

about 3 months ago
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Notorious Patent Troll Sues Federal Trade Commission

ciderbrew Re:No (102 comments)

I have to agree, I hope this turns out well.

about 3 months ago

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