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Putin Government Moves To Take Control of Russia's largest space company Energia

geekymachoman Re:Somebody mod this up (252 comments)

Maybe better that government is taking over corporations compared to corporations taking over the government ?

In any case.. "commoners" like you and me have no saying and are not important. Democracy, fascism.. same bullshit different name. Think what you will..

about 4 months ago
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Suddenly Visible: Illicit Drugs As Part of Silicon Valley Culture

geekymachoman Re:This explains a lot (511 comments)

No wonder there's so much shitty software being thrown out. People are too stoned or drugged up to have any idea of what they're doing and as a result we get crap such as Windows 8 or the near-monthly Facebook "updates".

But hey, drugs are cool and in no way should the deaths of Philip Seymour Hoffman, Peaches Geldoff, Cory Monteith, Heath Ledger, Dee Dee Ramone and a whole slew of other folks who felt being high was so great that they didn't care if they killed themselves in the process.

Unfortunately we'll have to keep hearing about how poor [insert name] died, how they were a good person and blah, blah, blah.

Fuck that. You think drugs are cool and being high is the thing to do, go for it. Just don't expect the rest of us to give a shit when you're found face down in your home.

I don't give a shit when a person that I don't know died (includes celebrities). Nobody does, if they say otherwise.. they're lying.
If a person that I know die, I care no matter what the reason is. If you don't care when somebody you know dies cuz of drug abuse and you don't care only because of that, then you a def somebody I would never want to meet and know in life.

about 5 months ago
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Comcast Takes 2014 Prize For Worst Company In America

geekymachoman Re:Times have changed (195 comments)

Here in BKK where I live, millions upon millions of people are eating street food daily... and for 2 years already, from people I know... I never heard anybody dying or getting sick. What makes street food not healthy is sugar, MSG and other additives (but the amount of it pales in comparison to your big mac).

In fact.. when I compare westerner(usually those big mac eating ones) and locals(street food ones you talking about)... it sickens me. Overweight fake food eating Americans and Europeans walking around it's easier to jump over them then it is to go pass them. Do you think that's healthy ?

What makes McDonalds and other fast food chains and food in general, not healthy is like stated above.. number of additives/chemicals in it.

Basically... you shouldn't trust anything other than 100 % natural and naturally grown product. Why I know ? Because I grew up without electricity in a war torn country. The food that I had available was 100 % organic grown by me, my neighbors and people from villages around my village. When you cut the tomato in half, your whole house smells of it. That is a tomato.. the thing you eating now if you live in any modern city, is not a tomato no matter what you may think. It's devoid of 80 % of what tomato should be. How or why I don't know. Maybe it's GMO, maybe it's been frozen 20 times .. no idea. I just know I haven't seen a tomato looong time and I miss it. As well as cheese, not that sliced shit you buy in 7/11 or wherever .. wrapped in plastic.

For the record I eat fast food like McD too and sometimes I even drink coke.

about 8 months ago
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Interview: John McAfee Answers Your Questions

geekymachoman Re:Great Interview, However Some Really Bad Advice (124 comments)

I was too. I vote for corruption. It's because whoever you give your money too (let's say speeding ticket .. so the money goes to gov) in a third world country (and others) it will end up for the most part being spent on criminal activity of some sort of the politicians in power.
They use it to pay a cartel to assassinate somebody or burn his property, get new cars, buy a land for their sons, etc. Other part goes to IMF and similar criminal organizations.. etc.

Corruption on a "traffic police level" is not a problem. Corruption of politicians (in reality, it's the mass public that allow this.. the rulling politicians are reflection of the people. I'm sorry.) is the problem. If you want to deal with a monster you cut his head off not his tail.

So you see my dear Jamaican friend... foreigners are not a problem. Jamaican people are. Same as Serbian/Bosnian in my case.
Foreigners didn't start that trend and they can't stop it. They can choose to "use it" or "not use it".

But you just carry on and blame it on foreigners and people that choose to use it. Whatever makes you feel better.

about 8 months ago
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Turkey Heightens Twitter Censorship with Mandated IP Blocking

geekymachoman Bomb them. (102 comments)

I can't resist. Sorry. It's a 15 year anniversary for me. So don't mod me to harshly.

Bomb them. I thought you guys(American gov and their European puppet states) go bombing oppressive governments(bringing democracy).. or at LEAST sanction them into economical submission. Make couple of thousands die of hunger, bomb couple of bridges, a hospital.. a school all with depleted uranium.

Oh yeah... silly me.

about 9 months ago
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Malware Attack Infected 25,000 Linux/UNIX Servers

geekymachoman Re:The big problem with Linux security. (220 comments)

Is that why Windows and IIS got hacked all the time while Linux and Apache/PHP very rarely ? Because it had better security ?
There was a project for Linux kernel that gives advanced ACL capabilities to Linux systems. I forgot the name of it now, but basically.. whatever was possible to do, you could do it. You don't seem to understand that Linux kernel is not finite like Windows is.
There are hundreds of projects that you can add and use.. (stable, tested projects).

The problem with security is an admin that thinks blocking port 22 is gonna keep him safe... if he uses Linux, and the other problem with security in general... is using Windows.
The other problem with security is management hiring idiots (above mentioned jolly bunch, block port 22 and all ok) and/or outsourcing administration to cheap indian companies that work for peanuts.

about 9 months ago
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Russia Blocks Internet Sites of Putin Critics

geekymachoman Re:Hopefully Russians don't give up their freedoms (309 comments)

This is NOT intended to be a troll post.. I'm just pointing out the bias, hypocrisy and double standards.

And I'm really trying to not blame American people for what their Gov is doing. Going around conquering, stealing, raping cultures, and pillaging. What Hillary Clinton calls "bringing democracy". I'm not even gonna start on covert psy ops marketing shit cia does to manipulate people in other countries to start hating on their own leaders so that you can install puppet leader who will not do anything good for interests of the people in whatever country, but will do for interest of US Gov.

So if you want to blame Russians... go ahead, you can. But don't feel bad when rest of the world blames you. You deserve it 10x more than any Russian, but we.. the rest of the world are really trying not to do that. Maybe we should stop.. and just openly blame you.

And no.. I'm not Russian and actually... I don't like Russians.

You shouldn't have the right to blame anyone for anything. Not before you clean the mess in your house.

about 9 months ago
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Low-Protein Diet May Extend Lifespan

geekymachoman Re:Atkin's Diet (459 comments)

> militant vegetarians (which always struck me as an oxymoron, but never mind...)

You're aware that Hitler, Pol Pot, Charles Manson to name a few were/are vegetarians ?

Offopic I know, but you sound like u'r saying vegetarians are "better" than non-vegetarians.. Hitler and the others probably thought the same thing. My friends, all meat eaters are all wonderful people. Please stop spreading BS how eating meat makes you militant/violent more than if you eat weed.

I personally am allergic to vegetarians and they are the only bunch actually that I have desire to hurt. Not because they eat weed but because they behave like assholes. Every time somebody mentions vegetarianism they start saying things that in between the lines that mean how they more evolved and BS like that.. and the truth is, they just expressing their belief system.

It's like listening to those f-ing people that walk around and are trying to convert you to their religion. Keep your beliefs for yourself please.

Vile weed !
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v...

about 9 months ago
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Leonard Nimoy: Smoking Is Illogical

geekymachoman Re:Illogical (401 comments)

> Let's see if you feel the same way if and when you reach the age of 82.

Logic and feelings usually are not compatible. Otherwise religions wouldn't exist.
How he feels is irrelevant when talking about logic.

Haven't you watched Star Trek ?

about 10 months ago
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23-Year-Old Chess Grandmaster Whips Bill Gates In 71 Seconds

geekymachoman Re:"The Justin Bieber of chess" ?! (449 comments)

You emphasize how this guy made a career out of using his brain. So what ??
Having and/or using a brain is same as having nice voice or being handsome. Something none of us individually wished for. You're born that way - therefore nothing to be proud of.

Your post is assuming that having a brain and building a career out of it is better or more ... whatever .. than people having a nice body/voice .. talent for music.

I know this is a nerd web site.. and nerds are same as other groups of people.. biased, but c'mon. Try a bit harder.

about a year ago
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NSA Planned To Discredit Radicals Based On Web-Browsing Habits

geekymachoman Re:Porn browsing? (415 comments)

Porn ? Depends on the kind of porn.

If you watch classic... stuff, then yeah.. everybody does/did it. If you watch some hc fetish gay interracial bsdm fart piss sh.t .. then yeah, it might be a problem.

1 year,21 days
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Why Scott Adams Wished Death On His Dad

geekymachoman Re:That's why (961 comments)

How is that (coke being illegal) a problem ? .... just if the police say you can't do something doesn't mean you should obey _unconditionally_. Society as you know it is not gonna fall apart.

I can keep in my home whatever I feel like keeping, because... it's my life and my home. Yes.. you can have problems if police raid your place and start tearing walls apart, but if that sh.t happens then obviously you have bigger problems than 10g of coke hidden somewhere where nobody will look EVER.

1 year,23 days
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Man In Tesla Model S Fire Explains What Happened

geekymachoman Re:Stupid idiot messages (526 comments)

Engine damage ? Pull over safely ?

I have an old car, it has engine temperature and oil low light. In fact, in my country everybody has old cars like that. Either car is going or not, if you want to damage the engine you can overheat it (but you can't, there's a temp meter on the dashboard) and still you won't damage it, you'll just make roughly $100-$200 usd damage, depending on what car you have. It'll stop itself since water will start mixing with fuel in the cylinders.

Summary: On "current" down to the ground cars without too much computer bs in it, you just need oil light and temp meter. There's no need for anything else. Maybe your own intuition and knowledge of your car. Sound, behavior, etc.

Pull over safely. No... I prefer to not pull over safely, rather i prefer to crash while puling over. What a f retarded message.

about a year ago
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NSA Broke Into Links Between Google, Yahoo Datacenters

geekymachoman Government is inefficient arg (394 comments)

I often hear people say this on slashdot. Americans about American government, whenever somebody mentions "a plot". This can be one of those plots.
5 years ago, everybody would say it's impossible this conspiracy plot is happening because they're stupid morons who can't do sh.t, and I should go buy me self a tinfoil hat somewhere.

What we heard in the last 5 months invalidates opinions of 90 % of people visiting this site. They're obviously efficient and capable at having plots and god only knows (maybe Snowden too) what they did/are doing and will continue to do in the future, but anybody who can think without getting his emotions involved, will naturally assume that whatever they're doing - is not good.

Here's another conspiracy plot. Make Americans think they Government is not capable of doing anything so they (the Americans thinking like this) discredit and label everybody who figures out the truth.

If it's not on the TV/Newspapers it's not happening mentality will ruin you. They are and were just tools for the same Gov that is doing this to all of us to misinform you and control what you know and not know.

Thanks to the internet, blogs, mistake made by booze allen or whatever is the name of that company, we now getting more and more informed. While we getting more and more informed, we're also getting more and more disgusted which we weren't before... naturally. Since we didn't kknow any better, we just knew what they told us.

I know i know... it's a plot again, but i don't expect any better from your, or any other Gov anyway.

about a year ago
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UN Mounts Asteroid Defense Plan Following Chelyabinsk Meteor

geekymachoman Re:You've got to spot them first (163 comments)

No idea about asteroids meteorites and stuff like that, but if "diverting it to something that will send 100 rocks at us back" is a problem, then divert it towards the sun.
Or am I missing something ?

about a year ago
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Germany: We Think NSA May Have Tapped Chancellor Merkel's Cell Phone

geekymachoman Oh what a joke. (267 comments)

I feel disgusted every time top politicians plead ignorance about what other countries top politicians/owners are doing. They all in bed and these kinds of news are just a circus for the hungry.

NSA can tap phones beds bathrooms of every each one of European politicians and 5 years later, the EU ones are still gonna down the planes of let's say South American presidents if US gives them a call about it.

That's how the real truth comes out. Everything else is BS and especially this Merkel.

But people love it. There are some, don't like it... don't like the circus.. but most of the people do. It fills their empty lives with low quality content on which they comment and give their opinions, exercise their freedom of speech. Me ? I'm just hangover and talking sh.t.

about a year ago
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Its Nuclear Plant Closed, Maine Town Is Full of Regret

geekymachoman Re:We'll never have a sane debate about nuclear po (380 comments)

I'm a technical guy from age ... hm. 5 i think. Been in tech business long time, started professionally when i was 16. Like..work in a IT company doing coding and server management. 28 now.

I'm not hating on nuclear tech. I'm hating on fukushima scenarios and then the world that is totally apathetic towards such scenarios. If the price to pay is to pollute this planet (our home btw) even further and more severe, then yeah.. we need to double think what and how we' doing stuff. Even if there's a remote chance of that happening. It's not about being irrational, it's about "hey... sh.t already happened, and we don''t know how to deal with it properly".

When we learn how to contain it (and i don't mean pouring tons of radioactive water a day into ocean for 20 years or whatever as a proper method of containment) then sure. You can build a nuclear plant in every city and village as far as I'm concerned.

We reached a point in our existence when we need to think how we use our knowledge and tech, not just blindly push forward without thinking about long term consequences. 200 years ago there was nothing we could do to harm our habitat. This is the first time in our existence (known) that we can seriously affect "life" in general, long term.

about a year ago
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Interview With Professor Potrykus, Inventor of Golden Rice

geekymachoman Re:The obvious solution (400 comments)

> Oh, wait. If it was modified more then 100 years ago it doesn't count as evil.

That's not it. If it was modified by human experimentation then it counts.. as a potential problem.
By "human experimentation" I don't mean taking two species and leaving stuff for _nature_ to either do it's thing or not do, understand ?
Especially if that "human" is a corporation ... like Monsanto.

Programmers should understand this better. Occasionally I'm amazed that so many tech people are pro-gmo-as-we-know-it. It's a cool thing, but some of us aren't playing games when it comes to our health.

Usually people that said what you said also say something like "gmo is cool because we're running out of food" which is the stupidest thing a smart person can say. We can feed a lot more people. The bigger problem is distribution and allocation, but for this we don't need GMO we need politics and governments that are actually working for the people, and not for themselves and upper 1 % whoever they might be and corporations that are only interested in profit.

about a year ago
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Interview With Professor Potrykus, Inventor of Golden Rice

geekymachoman All about GMO now.. (400 comments)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vitamin_A and check "Sources" section.

So... why ? I mean if there's a country in Africa that doesn't have access to anything containing vitamin a, then ok sell this rice to them. 99 % of us are ingesting it daily already.

about a year ago
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US Forces Ready To Strike Syria If Ordered

geekymachoman Assumptions assumptions (918 comments)

While does everybody here assume regime used chemical weapons ? Isn't it possible that the "rebels" used chemical weapons to motivate other countries to help them ? I mean if you're losing the "war", it kinda makes sense, unless you believe that those so called rebels over there are morally superior to whoever.

1. There is no proof regime used chemical weapons.
2. Why would regime use chemical weapons ? They're "winning" already..
3. Why would regime use chemical weapons ? The rulling party there is NOT stupid, whatever you may think of them. You think they wouldn't know it would come to this (worldwide condemnation) ?
4. The ruling party have majority of peoples votes. Why would they undermine that ?
5. Why would they allow UN to come inspect the site then shoot at them ? If they wanted to make it impossible for UN team to investigate, there certainly are better ways then using a sniper guy to shoot at them. That tactic is more likely to be used by "rebels".

The people forcing the attack on Syria to happen are the same war mongers that where advocating the attack of Syria months before this chemical bs. Now they're on fire. All over the media.
The same people that where blabbering about Iraq, Afghanistan and Libya. I wouldn't put any trust in them.

And I'll tell you this people. The world is starting to get sick (and I'm not talking about European puppet Governments, rather.. the people) of American war mongering, so better keep out of it and deal with your problems instead of going around bombing countries and interfering in other countries business.

Also, will the US and UK exterminate the rebels if it's proven that they used chemical weapons ?
Just my wishful thinking that there's some unbiased justice in the world.

about a year ago

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Dealing with investors for the first time

geekymachoman geekymachoman writes  |  more than 3 years ago

geekymachoman (1261484) writes "I had an idea for web site, that intrigued some people, who know some other people (Investors mentioned in subject), and the investors now want to adopt the project, and start financing it. Marketing, development... etc.
Majority of my professional life I was an IT guy, rarely dealing with people outside my field of interest, like many of you people here. Geek generation(s) if I may say.

Now, since this was my idea, and still is, and I'm developing the project, it's a matter of time when we'll negotiate the percentage of projects profit and control over decisions for project, and I have no idea what to expect or what to ask for.
The investors are American, and I'm not US citizen. Don't know if that's relevant.

I'm asking you, fellow slashdot readers, to share you're experiences and any information you can disclose and think it would be helpful for me, on how to deal with these investors, and what to expect from them."

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