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KDevelop 4.7.0 Released

itsenrique Re:And KDevelope is what exactly? (45 comments)

Listen Kommander, stop trying to Kompare the utilitarian five million buttons and menu options apprach into a Karbon14 copy of Apples Xcode. Your out of KTouch with the "Hello K World". Off to play Kolf and Kanagram K guys?. KAYYYYYYYYYYYY

2 days ago
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iPhone 6 Sales Crush Means Late-Night Waits For Some Early Adopters

itsenrique Re:Is this why they call them "smart" phones? (222 comments)

Thats a crazy statement about the battery. That was a defective battery/unit. I had N4 for almost 2 years and it *never* had battery problems anything like you are describing. Not as good as the iphone though, that is definitely true.

4 days ago
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The Documents From Google's First DMV Test In Nevada

itsenrique Re:Who would have thought (193 comments)

He has a point though, about prevailing behavior. It's pretty easy to a license in my state, you never have to prove that you remember anything you once read. Honestly people DO mess up roundabouts, hell they even manage to mess up 4 way stops (the person who waves everyone else to "just go" because they don't even know when its their turn). I'm not sure its an excuse for driverless cars, but I believe he is right.

5 days ago
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CBC Warns Canadians of "US Law Enforcement Money Extortion Program"

itsenrique Re:This is getting out of hand (461 comments)

Yeah, but it's worse here lately than it should be compared to the rest of the civilized world. Admittedly, its a global problem and has been for a long time. It has not, however, been a problem since "humans began reproducing".

5 days ago
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CBC Warns Canadians of "US Law Enforcement Money Extortion Program"

itsenrique Re:In other words....Don't look like a drug traffi (461 comments)

"Choose to look like you might be doing something illegal" is one heck of a slippery slope. The problem here is that police can seize cash from you without valid cause. You are right its not a mexico like thing where they are taking $100 off random Canadians. However, you might want to think twice about that 10,000 you have to buy a classic car/motorcycle. And that is what they (the government of the Canada) are saying. That anyone should have to go through such a crazy process to get there money back (prove you aren't a terrorist or drug dealer? isn't the deal here supposed to be they have to prove you are one first?) is a sign that the laws are amiss in favor of the ever-growing local police. The ones that seem less friendly than ever no matter how innocent you are. I'd also like to point out that "This unlawful seizure has only happened in a handful of cases over the last decade" as you mentioned is not necessarily true. Please cite statistics, I believe there have been only a handful of PUBLIC cases, but that's because not everyone is interested in a media circus, guilty or not. How do you know who is guilty and who's not? By if they fight to get the money back? What if it costs more to fight it (say if you... lived in Canada)? Once again, cites please. Lastly, even if this is more PR than reality as far as travelers go, it's a good idea to warn people about US LEOs. We seem to have a very large amount of people in prison compared to any other comparable nation. Is it because we are inherently worse than them? I doubt it.

5 days ago
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Link Between Salt and High Blood Pressure 'Overstated'

itsenrique Re:Eat real foods, mostly veg, not too much (291 comments)

Bingo on processing though. I've seen some (sorry, this was years ago) pretty interesting studies done in the 20s-30s showing what happened when processed food was introduced to large populations and it looked pretty damning. I have yet to see any evidence that eating the more processed version of ANY grain is as good as an unprocessed version. Sugar, the ultimate refined already a junk food naturally, is probably one of the worst. The problem is how it can end up giving you type 2 diabetes, and how you basically cant get type 2 diabetes without it. Diabetes effects every cell in the body.

about a week ago
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Link Between Salt and High Blood Pressure 'Overstated'

itsenrique Re:Stress? (291 comments)

Or thought of another way, the problem is that we don't have enough labor protections to get even a guaranteed 2 weeks if you're full time. Let alone that 3 weeks to a month it takes to really mellow out. Sometimes I see more Europeans at my favorite state forest than Americans, let a lone Floridians. We just don't have a culture of recreation and relaxation in the same sense they do, and its very hard to convince some people there really is no point working people to the bone.

about a week ago
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Link Between Salt and High Blood Pressure 'Overstated'

itsenrique Re: I can simply ignore all health and diet advice (291 comments)

And not ONLY binge drinking is bad for you. We define a binge in the US as more than 5 drinks. But we call moderation 1-3 depending on gender and weight. Drinking 5 beers a night if you are a skinny woman is very likely to have detrimental effects, albeit not dramatic ones.

about a week ago
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Deputy Who Fatally Struck Cyclist While Answering Email Will Face No Charges

itsenrique Re:IT's not just cops getting away with this (463 comments)

It's hardly any better on a motorcycle (or as a pedestrian). A lot of people never rode bikes or motorbikes *seriously*. They may have taken the huffy for a spin down the block as a kid, but never as an actual commuting tool. So, they don't take seriously the position distracted drivers put them in. I'd rather have someone drunk, or speeding behind me than someone using a fucking laptop, tablet, or cell phone as a cyclist of any stripe. Pedestrians get treated with disrespect and their right of ways get violated regularly too. Maybe if the police actually did pull people over and just *educate* them on these issues instead of being a force used mostly to extract money from the people we could make some progress. Or perhaps if getting and keeping a drivers license in most states wasn't one notch easier than simply turning 16. Like in Germany where a decent % don't make it every time. But alas, I think for some they think driving poorly is some kind of inalienable right.

about two weeks ago
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Canada Tops List of Most Science-Literate Countries

itsenrique Re: Could have fooled me (221 comments)

There are cynics everywhere...

about three weeks ago
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Ballmer Leaves Microsoft Board

itsenrique Re:Oh really... (142 comments)

Indeed, they do seem to be a large presence in the cloud. But still, mobile?

about a month ago
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Ballmer Leaves Microsoft Board

itsenrique Oh really... (142 comments)

""Nadella shot back a supportive, equally optimistic response, promising that Microsoft will thrive in "the mobile-first, cloud-first world."""
I'd be pretty surprised if Microsoft was able to worm its way into mobile on anything like the scale it had/has with desktops. Cloud stuff? Perhaps...

about a month ago
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Google's Driverless Cars Capable of Exceeding Speed Limit

itsenrique Re: so... (475 comments)

Thank you for correcting me, I stand by my point however.

about a month ago
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Google's Driverless Cars Capable of Exceeding Speed Limit

itsenrique Re: so... (475 comments)

It is generally safer to go with the flow of traffic than to obstruct it. In some areas (even just some roads or bridges in an area) enforcement is either difficult or lax. The main bridge between Tampa and St. Pete comes to mind where I live. Far right: 75-80, far left: 90+. Now, I'm not saying no one ever gets a ticket, but those are the speeds they go, and I wouldn't feel very comfortable doing the 65mph limit even in the far right some times, people will then follow way too closely and pass aggressively. It might not be your fault legally buy better to just avoid an accident right? Yes we all know the force in accidents increase exponentially as speed goes up, but that's not the whole story. I don't know about the rest of you but I'm way more scared of the texter or talker than the 10 over guy who's not doing anything aggressive.

about a month ago
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Enraged Verizon FiOS Customer Seemingly Demonstrates Netflix Throttling

itsenrique Re:Could be a different route involved for the VPN (398 comments)

"i guess netflix got so big they think they can extract payment from everyone" Now there's a good one. In reverse shill-logic world perhaps. For those interested in what's really happening I'll point you here ( http://www.extremetech.com/com... ). Headline: Verizon caught throttling Netflix traffic even after its pays for more bandwidth. And that is basically what they are doing, artificially restricting Netflix not going through VPN to (arguably) criminally low speeds by means of not upgrading hardware on purpose to thwart who they view as "competition. Although I'm not sure Verizon will sell you anything remotely useful for $8 a month. I quit Verizon for this reason although I never told the CS rep because they try to make it hard to quit anyway. Verizon seems to be trying to fool everyone with (what seems to most people) lots of mumbo jumbo and outright deception, I for one hope they don't continue to get away with this attempt to make there "competitors" look bad.

about 2 months ago

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