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Best Trek Captain?

cmiller173 Re:Captain Zlog (618 comments)

Nepotism at it's finest.

about 2 years ago
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Boeing's CHAMP Missile Uses Radio Waves To Remotely Disable PCs

cmiller173 Re:my question is (341 comments)

Seriously? Of all the Crap reality TV on, these are the ones you chose to make your point? Those two are way down the priority list from, for example #27 Real Housewives, #13 swamp people, and of course #1 Jersey Shore. But don't worry, mission planning proceeds apace.

about 2 years ago
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Boeing's CHAMP Missile Uses Radio Waves To Remotely Disable PCs

cmiller173 Re:Its long known you can do this using microwaves (341 comments)

...with antennas to remotely disable machines. I've known people make them. However the issue was that 2.4GHz* would cause people to go blind if you hit them with it (due to the clear liquid in your eyes turning milky). As such I don't think this will ever be used in anything other than a war setting, and even then, if you're going to cook the occupants to death, you might as well hit them with a conventional explosive, probably a nicer way to go.

TFA doesn't mention which microwaves they use, perhaps they other other ones which do not affect humans so much.

The burden placed on the enemy of caring for the suddenly disabled is considered part of warfare and is in fact more damaging to the enemy than simply killing them. War is ugly.

about 2 years ago
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Boeing's CHAMP Missile Uses Radio Waves To Remotely Disable PCs

cmiller173 Re:What about the Liveware? (341 comments)

Microwaves are non-ionizing, so cancer 20 years later is unlikely.

about 2 years ago
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Ask Richard Dawkins About Evolution, Religion, and Science Education

cmiller173 Re:Your Favorite Misunderstanding of Your Own Work (1142 comments)

Before the civil war many of the leaders of the US used to be slave owners. Doesn't mean the ideals of the United States is wrong, just of those men.

about 2 years ago
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$3,000 Tata Nano Car Coming To US

cmiller173 Re:Sorry guys... (658 comments)

The highest posted speed limit on my normal commute to work (in the US) is 40 MPH. I don't need to drive on a highway most days. When I do need to go on the highway I'll probably be in the mini-van with the wife and kids.

about a year ago
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Hallowe'en is coming. Trick-or-Treaters who visit ...

cmiller173 Re:WTF? (437 comments)

My daughters dentist buys back halloween candy. Giving my daughter candy is like giving her cash!

about 2 years ago
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Why Do So Many Liberals "Like" Mitt Romney On Facebook?

cmiller173 Obligatory Sun Tzu (376 comments)

It is said that if you know your enemies and know yourself, you will not be imperiled in a hundred battles; if you do not know your enemies but do know yourself, you will win one and lose one; if you do not know your enemies nor yourself, you will be imperiled in every single battle. - Sun Tzu

I'd be willing to be the Obama campaign has an account somewhere that has liked Mitt as well.

about 2 years ago
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A Day in Your Life, Fifteen Years From Now

cmiller173 Re:Just too far out (687 comments)

The educated adults realized that it is cost prohibitive to switch with no real benefit other than "everyone else is doing it". If I need to replace a bathroom fixture in my home that is already plumbed with .5" copper pipe I will need to have fixtures available that match that. There is all sorts of durable infrastructure already in place that will continue to need servicing for a long time. It is not really practical to change.

about 2 years ago
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A Day in Your Life, Fifteen Years From Now

cmiller173 Re:Live free or DIE (687 comments)

My In-laws are on a well, so no metering or payment for them.

about 2 years ago
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The Sci-fi Films To Look Forward To In 2013

cmiller173 Re:ah, Ender's game (277 comments)

I think he is referring to the cast listing on IMDb. Ender(Asa Butterfield), whom you would suppose is the main character is listed fifth while Valentine(Abigail Breslin) is listed second.

about 2 years ago
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If I had a time machine, I would first visit...

cmiller173 Re:Back to the Future (658 comments)

I'd go for stock history for the next 100 years. It's easier to play ;) But yes - and that's the reason travel to the future will never be possible. Big bankers won't allow it :)

You're looking to get rich? That's way too easy....

Have you considered influencing/changing religious history? How one might prevail to influence the naive cultures of 6000 years ago and forward?...

I could become a GOD!!!!

You are right that is way better than just making money.

about 2 years ago
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How Long Do You Want To Live?

cmiller173 Re:I have no fear of death. (813 comments)

What? Your 22K+ atheists donated $369 each while Just under 10K Christians donated $498 each. This of course ignores the problems with people self-identifying themselves into your neat little categories. Also ignores decades/centuries old established channels of charitable giving through Christian churches, and only gathers statistics through a relatively new web charity.

about 2 years ago
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How Long Do You Want To Live?

cmiller173 Re:600 years. (813 comments)

For me just one more year. And that answer will be the same if you ask me next year, and the year after that, and the year after that, ...

about 2 years ago
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Do Antibiotics Contribute To Obesity?

cmiller173 Re:US Obesity (252 comments)

Whereas before the OPTIONAL "Super Size" program people we incapable of ordering a large fry and drink with their meal? and after it was impossible not to?

about 2 years ago
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Do Antibiotics Contribute To Obesity?

cmiller173 Re:Farm Animals (252 comments)

I assumed it to mean they were fed a diet of vegetarians. Go figure...

about 2 years ago
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Your Favorite Technology That Didn't Come To Pass

cmiller173 Re:Food pill (317 comments)

viagra

about 2 years ago

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Bad PR Forces Apple to Reconsider Banning

cmiller173 cmiller173 writes  |  more than 4 years ago

cmiller173 (641510) writes "Bad PR Forces Apple to Reconsider Banning Prize-Winning Satirist: After bad press over banning Pulitzer Prize-winning political cartoonist Mark Fiore app from the app store, Apple has asked him to re-submit the entry"
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