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Dmitry Itskov Wants To Help You Live Forever Via an Android Avatar

e2d2 And Then (383 comments)

And then our new robot friends will realize quickly that they are living gods and enslave us all. Great plan.

about 10 months ago
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'Project Vigilant' Recruits At Defcon To Track You

e2d2 Re:Manning/wikileaks connection (97 comments)

Mods label anything they don't agree with as troll. It's pathetic.

more than 3 years ago
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'Project Vigilant' Recruits At Defcon To Track You

e2d2 Re:Manning/wikileaks connection (97 comments)

Will do. Can you send me more tin foil? My supplies are low.

more than 3 years ago
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'Project Vigilant' Recruits At Defcon To Track You

e2d2 Manning/wikileaks connection (97 comments)

You know, as crazy as this may sound to some of you, working in the US intelligence field or the peripheral fields is not akin to being evil.

This really doesn't worry me too much to be honest. I'd rather have these people out there working then not. It's not as black and white as some would like to paint it. When the US Army Intel analyst Manning got busted leaking documents to wikileaks, he broke a Federal law and the authorities, working with an informant through this program, found out. This program was directly responsible for helping find the source of those leaks. Why is that a bad thing?

Also, this is the world of black hats. You think everything is as it appears? If you get duped then well that's on you huh.

more than 3 years ago
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Microsoft Unveils Street Slide Map UI

e2d2 Re:Why don't they use Silverlight? (80 comments)

MS Research has free reign to basically do whatever they like and it looks like they hosted the video on YouTube. So that's where the flash comes in. But that choice itself is kind of interesting because it's the exact people they want to compete with using this technology: YouTube -> Google

Most likely it wasn't give too much thought though, thankfully. Marketing is pretty hands off when it comes to MS R&D.

more than 3 years ago
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Perl 6, Early, With Rakudo Star

e2d2 Huge! (220 comments)

This is going to be huge! Every application that comes out for the next 10 years will use this I predict.

Just an FYI: I eat paint chips.

more than 3 years ago
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iPad Owners Are 'Selfish Elites'

e2d2 Re:Surprise, surprise (780 comments)

It's plenty clear. It's plenty stupid too. Thank God you're not in charge.

more than 3 years ago
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iPad Owners Are 'Selfish Elites'

e2d2 Re:Surprise, surprise (780 comments)

What is the difference between this nonsense and the nonsense that tyrants spout? We should despise people because they aren't as strong as us or different from us? Because that's what you're saying.

You come off like you're better than "them" but you're not.

Seriously, explain logically how you are better than them and why we should despise them. It's illogical and reeks of idiocy itself.

more than 3 years ago
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Onion Story Gets Blown Out of Proportion

e2d2 Re:minor but important point (641 comments)

Oh I understand the message she was trying to convey, I watched the whole video. This type of selective editing does nothing for bridging the gap between races.

more than 3 years ago
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Onion Story Gets Blown Out of Proportion

e2d2 Re:minor but important point (641 comments)

Actually the video in question was taken 3 months ago at an NAACP banquet.

more than 3 years ago
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Can Drones Really Get National Airspace Access?

e2d2 Re:I'm impressed, they are worse than GA (107 comments)

So I get rated a troll, again. Even though I am a pilot myself and all of the rants below mine were almost the same, yet labeled "insightful" or "interesting". But no, I'm a troll. I think I've had enough mod abuse here to last a life time.

more than 3 years ago
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Can Drones Really Get National Airspace Access?

e2d2 I'm impressed, they are worse than GA (107 comments)

*Warning* tangential rant below:

I'm impressed. They managed to get a worse safety record than General Aviation (GA). Kind of hard to believe considering how many terrible pilots I've seen out there. Radio calls? optional. Pattern? Straight in, screw everyone else. Traffic Frequency? For chatting. Maintenance? That's too expensive. Checklists? I'm good at remembering stuff. Etc. Safety is always stressed in aviation but yet we see people regularly getting themselves into tough spots and crashing. It's the constant struggle.

It doesn't help that a lot of the public thinks we shouldn't even be flying general aviation, and flying should only be done by "professionals" with commercial carriers and large airplanes. So we strive to maintain a safety-conscious mindset and try to educate the public on our efforts.

Now , let me just get down off this soap box. Oh yeah, UAVs. Those are cool! Except when they crash.

more than 2 years ago
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DRM vs. Unfinished Games

e2d2 Re:FU - Things are already worse (for consumers)! (462 comments)

Please, god, will someone release a finished game? When's the last time that happened?

I happened this year actually, when Torchlight was released by Runic: http://www.torchlightgame.com/

This is what a small game should be like. The best $10 I ever spent on a game, hands down. I want more of these type of games. It's just very refined. I don't need the Epic Tale of Games to have fun and Not every game has to be a blockbuster release to make money.

more than 3 years ago
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Sound As the New Illegal Narcotic?

e2d2 Know Your Dope Fiend! (561 comments)

KNOW YOUR DOPE FIEND. YOUR LIFE MAY DEPEND ON IT! You will not be able to see his eyes because of the Tea-Shades, but his knuckles will be white from inner tension and his pants will be crusted with semen from constantly jacking off when he can't find a rape victim. He will stagger and babble when questioned. He will not respect your badge. The Dope Fiend fears nothing. He will attack, for no reason, with every weapon at his command-including yours. BEWARE. Any officer apprehending a suspected marijuana addict should use all necessary force immediately. One stitch in time (on him) will usually save nine on you. Good luck.
-The Chief" (aka Hunter S Thompson)

more than 3 years ago
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Twitter Says Americans Are Happier In the Morning

e2d2 Re:Florida and California (88 comments)

I know you said it in jest but since I moved from Washington DC to Florida my overall attitude has gotten much better. I attribute it to more sunshine and southern hospitality. People are generally pretty nice here. When I go back to DC to visit everyone seems kind of angry.

more than 3 years ago
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Twitter Says Americans Are Happier In the Morning

e2d2 Re:Why is New York so pissed off? (88 comments)

Have you ever been to NY city? The only thing missing is a terminator walking over the skeletons of fallen humans. No compassion there.

Ever been to the Dakotas? The only thing missing is.. everything!

As for Louisiana, I think they've been in one big predicament for the last 5 years.

more than 3 years ago
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Given Truth, the Misinformed Believe Lies More

e2d2 Re:Quid Pro Que (961 comments)

Yeah I should have put that as a caveat because I think some posters took it for indifference to everything and anything.

I'll let people believe whatever they want. But I won't let them act however they want when it effects me directly. For instance, I won't let people try and abuse me or my family just because I'm willing to ignore their philosophy. I'm 100% willing to educate, but I won't force it on people.

more than 3 years ago
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Given Truth, the Misinformed Believe Lies More

e2d2 Re:Right (961 comments)

If you go through life being frustrated because someone believes a false belief, well you're going to be very frustrated. I'm all for education. But I don't see an impending doom or anything because the average IQ is low.

more than 3 years ago
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NASA's Juno, Armored Tank Heading For Jupiter

e2d2 Re:Unit conversions (185 comments)

It's not a big deal like you all make it out to be. Conversion between number systems is rudimentary math.

more than 3 years ago
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Given Truth, the Misinformed Believe Lies More

e2d2 Re:This study is nothing but Communist propaganda (961 comments)

It's a good thing we have intelligent rational thinkers working against ignorance. Otherwise we might come off like a bunch of assholes that just want to push our views on others. You know. Like "those" guys.

more than 3 years ago

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