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PETA Is Not Happy That Google Used a Camel To Get a Desert "StreetView"

derideri and this matters because... (367 comments)

Maybe if anyone besides PETA cared about what PETA thinks this would be news, otherwise I have to quote John Oliver on this: "Hey everyone, we can just ignore them!"

about 4 months ago

Top EU Court: Libraries Can Digitize Books Without Publishers' Permission

derideri Re:Fair Use (102 comments)

Once it's digital, there is no 1:1 ratio. A simple Ctrl+C + Ctrl+V and suddenly it's a 2:1 ratio.

about 5 months ago

David Auerbach Explains the Inside Baseball of MSN Messenger vs. AIM

derideri Good story, but a little long (86 comments)

I really enjoyed reading about the little war between Microsoft and AOL during the chat heyday. However the author went into asides that were 3x longer than the actual story he was trying to tell, going through the entire history of Microsoft and Apple.

about 9 months ago

Why Robots Will Not Be Smarter Than Humans By 2029

derideri Seriously (294 comments)

I'm no sure if anyone take Ray Kurzweil seriously... except of course for Ray Kurzweil.

about a year ago


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