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33 Months In Prison For Recording a Movie In a Theater

digitalPhant0m Re:The real crime here (463 comments)

This is exactly how the IRS operates.

about two weeks ago
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How Does Tesla Build a Supercharger Charging Site?

digitalPhant0m Clearly I missed something. (190 comments)

If you thought it was a quick process to build a Supercharger station, you were clearly wrong.

Was someone suggesting anything to the contrary or did you just needed an excuse for the post?

about two weeks ago
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Writer: Internet Comments Belong On Personal Blogs, Not News Sites

digitalPhant0m homogeny (299 comments)

with a self-selected and somewhat homogeneous audience

I think that's what allot of this boils down to.

about three weeks ago
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Where are the Flying Cars? (Video; Part One of Two)

digitalPhant0m Never. (107 comments)

Once a car gets wings it usually ceases to be a car and becomes an airplane.

about three weeks ago
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Why the Public Library Beats Amazon

digitalPhant0m Bums (165 comments)

The local library is also a great place to contract a communicable disease and be accosted by scores of pan-handlers.

about three weeks ago
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LinkedIn Busted In Wage Theft Investigation

digitalPhant0m Re:Go figure. (108 comments)

The decent people do a lot less and the crappy people even manage to be even crappier.

The decent people do a lot less and the crappy people even manage to get promoted.

Fixed that for you.

about a month ago
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Man Booted From Southwest Flight and Threatened With Arrest After Critical Tweet

digitalPhant0m Police? (928 comments)

Police were going to be called if he didn't delete the tweet? What were they going to do, arrest him on grounds of slander?

about a month ago
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'Just Let Me Code!'

digitalPhant0m No Surprise (372 comments)

This is what happens when doing what you love turns into a job/career no matter what the industry.

about a month ago
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MIT's Ted Postol Presents More Evidence On Iron Dome Failures

digitalPhant0m Re:Here we go... (454 comments)

I'm curious as to what defines 'civilian' in this. I'm not entirely sure that just because someone is not in uniform would classify them as civilian. I don't think there is a standard terrorist uniform.

about a month ago
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Pseudonyms Now Allowed On Google+

digitalPhant0m Re:Finally! (238 comments)

Google--

about a month and a half ago
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30% of Americans Aren't Ready For the Next Generation of Technology

digitalPhant0m It's all Lies! (191 comments)

How can you trust the internet? It keeps telling me it will make my penis bigger yet has failed to deliver.

about a month ago
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NASA Launching Satellite To Track Carbon

digitalPhant0m Re:what a waste of money (190 comments)

Carbon dioxide, however, is the single biggest contributor to the temperature on earth there is

. Strange, I thought it was the Sun.

about 2 months ago
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Google To Take On Apple's CarPlay

digitalPhant0m Just me? (126 comments)

Google is working on software to complete with Apple's CarPlay

I'm sure glad they're working together.

about 2 months ago
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NVIDIA Is Better For Closed-Source Linux GPU Drivers, AMD Wins For Open-Source

digitalPhant0m Re:Chicken or the Egg (185 comments)

Of course there are a few here or there. The point I was trying to make was that the titles that are available cross-platform usually don't run as well on Linux as their windows counterpart due to the drivers.

Companies don't put the money into better driver development for Linux because the user base isn't there.

about 3 months ago
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NVIDIA Is Better For Closed-Source Linux GPU Drivers, AMD Wins For Open-Source

digitalPhant0m Chicken or the Egg (185 comments)

This seems to always have been a "Chicken of the Egg" problem for Linux.
We want major game titles to run on Linux, but vendors won't port because there isn't a large enough Linux user base; There isn't a large Linux user base because the quality of what is there is often inferior (dues to running in wine, bad/neglected drivers, etc) to Windows.

about 3 months ago

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Verizon Wireless snoops on it's customers.

digitalPhant0m digitalPhant0m writes  |  about 4 months ago

digitalPhant0m (1424687) writes "A story at the L.A. Times details how Verizon Wireless has jumped onto the recently popular bandwagon of pushing the envelop (or downright abusing it) when it comes to tracking users without their knowledge.
I'm sure this qualifies as news, however at the rate of privacy abuse revelations the last few years, it's hardly shocking."

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IBM Reveals 35T Tape Archive

digitalPhant0m digitalPhant0m writes  |  more than 4 years ago

digitalPhant0m (1424687) writes "IBM researchers today announced they have demonstrated a world record in areal data density on linear magnetic tape – a significant update to one of the computer industry's most resilient, reliable and affordable data storage technologies. A whopping 35T (Yes, Terabytes)."
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