Beta
×

Welcome to the Slashdot Beta site -- learn more here. Use the link in the footer or click here to return to the Classic version of Slashdot.

Thank you!

We are sorry to see you leave - Beta is different and we value the time you took to try it out. Before you decide to go, please take a look at some value-adds for Beta and learn more about it. Thank you for reading Slashdot, and for making the site better!

Comments

top

SpaceX Brownsville Space Port Opposed By Texas Environmentalists

jameskojiro Don't come crying to me when... (409 comments)

In 1 billion years all the little precious forest creatures burn to a crisp because the sun expanded and you didn't want a space port to preserve any of earth's precious genetic diversity by colonizing space...

more than 2 years ago
top

Chrome Browser Usage Artificially Boosted, Says Microsoft

jameskojiro IE usage is Inflated (Windows Update) (272 comments)

IE only runs for a lot of people when they run windows update.

Because no one has found a way to use Chrome or Firefox to run windows update.... yet..

more than 2 years ago
top

In Nothing We Trust

jameskojiro Belief in (g)od not God. (910 comments)

I think the problem is not enough people beliving in (g)od as a concept vs. Beliving in "God" as an "Proper Noun".

(g)od as a concept is the belief that there is something "better than humanity" or "something just beyond our reach that we should strive for".

Instead we have too many people on one side beliving in God as a Proper Noun and expect "him" to take care of them, and the other side wanting to place government in the role of a "Proper Noun God" that takes care of their every whim.

Instead of looking to take care of ourselves, we expect some sort of "God" to take care of us be it Jesus or the State. This causes stagnation and loss of self determination which leads people to vote for the tyrants who will "take care of them". Those same tyrants will "take care of them" but not inthe way they masses that put them in power hoped for.

We have lost our way as a society and look for the "easy way out" which is to be expected as laziness has served us humans well through evolution pressure. However, as long as we are not too lazy to take care of ourselves it will eventually work itself out, but not after copious amounts of blood are shed as the wheel of history repeats itself.

more than 2 years ago
top

Sony Slashes 10,000 Jobs

jameskojiro Fire the shovelware writers. (92 comments)

Maybe they should fire the shovelware writers that write the stuipid applets that sys inthe syste tray that get installed when ever you install a device driver for a sony peripheral.

Gee, I install the SONY monitor and now I have a systray applet eating CPU time and whatnot and while it supposedly is supposed to help me control the monitor but it leads itself in the tray so it doesn't "Take so long to startup" when I run it that one time to adjust the monitor settings.... When running it from the start menu and waiting an extra 2 seconds for it to load is going to take more time than the cumulative 30 minutes over the lifetime of the PC that is wasts because it slowing everything else down with it's CPU usage and memory consumption....

Sorry, I just hate installing drivers and having to install stuipid shit that I have to go back and remove after every damn driver install. Drivers are "supposed" to be only the driver, I don;t need no damn systray applet for USB Hub, Printer, scanner, DVD writer and LCD monitor.

more than 2 years ago
top

MIT Prof Predicts the End of Disabilities In Next 50 Years

jameskojiro (Ghost in the Shell) Two Words: Prosthetic Bodies (190 comments)

This is the one breakthrough that will allow 99% of all physical disabilities to be resolved in a clear cut consistent mannner.

Born with a sever geentic defect that mangles your lims? Prosthetic Body.

Get burned horribly in a fire and lower half of your body burned to a crisp? Prostetic Body.

All you have to do is keep a brain alive and functional inside of either a lab grown "genetically engineered, universal donor" biologicial body or a "purely mechanical body supported by nanomachines" or a combination of the two.

Once this breakthrough is acheived, the quality of life for humanity will go up immensely.

more than 2 years ago
top

Scientists Say People Aren't Smart Enough For Democracy To Flourish

jameskojiro Re:The United States is a Constitutional Republic (1276 comments)

The only thing Democratic is THE PROCESS of choosing the representatives.

Also some of the Ballot measures in the states and voting on Constitional Amendments is Democratic as well.

The problem with a Democracy is that you end up in scenarios where "Two Wolves and One Sheep, vote on what is for dinner and it is Mutton".

One of the real differences between Democracy and a Republic is that a Republic is based upon "Rule of the Law" vs. a Democracy which is "Rule of the People".

When the People get out of control they make bad decisions as they did in the 1930's. Hardly anyone remembers that A certain Austrian Painter was elected as Chancellor of Germany by Popular Vote. Invoking Goodwin because it is relevant.

If the Rule of Law is setup to RESTRICT the AMOUNT of power that the government can use against the people then there is less chance the people can vote in a tyrant and even if they do the restrictions inherent can at least slow down or make a Tyrant ineffective, which is the Genious part of the "Charter of Negative Liberties" of the US constitution.

more than 2 years ago
top

Scientists Say People Aren't Smart Enough For Democracy To Flourish

jameskojiro Paging Phillip Drew (1276 comments)

I think what we need is some sorta "Administrator" like the one mentioned in the wonderful book "Phillip Drew - Administrator". Because the average joe is such a dumb dumb we need an elite class of people who know much better than the rabble to tell us all what to do. These central planners are so much better at knowing what Fred T. Bagger needs in Podunk Kansas needs and will be able to aloocate resources far far better and more effectively for the nation as a whole.

Democracy and Republic are such old outdated dusty ideas, what we need is something like a Philosopher or a Properly Educated Intellectual who has unrestricted power to make the Correct Choices for all of us. Maybe something like a "Philosopher King" or an "Intellectual Emporer" would be a better title for our new Enlightened leaders.

more than 2 years ago
top

Warp Drives May Come With a Killer Downside

jameskojiro Re:Easy solution (458 comments)

So bassically DC vs. AC.

I call it the Tesla Drive!

more than 2 years ago
top

Warp Drives May Come With a Killer Downside

jameskojiro Re:Fermi Paradox (458 comments)

Georgio Tsocotopopulous is a freeking Centari from the Series babylon 5.....

more than 2 years ago
top

One In Eight Chance of a Financially Catastrophic Solar Storm By 2020

jameskojiro Doomsday Preppers - The Next Gen Gamer (337 comments)

They will be laughing at all of the people who laughed at them now when the solar storm hits and they have plenty of food to eat. Of course it will be nothing but canned beans and MREs so the gas they produce will make them as undesireable as a 40 something gamer who lives intheir parent's basement.

Not to mention while all our video game consoles are wiped out by the solar EMP the "preppers" will be playing a very realistic First Person Shooter game. One where they sit on their property and blow the heads off the starving hordes from the cities who manage to make it past their property lines.

So the Next Gen of Gamers will be the Doomsday Preppers who are well prepared.

more than 2 years ago
top

Eric Schmidt: UN Treaty a 'Disaster' For the Internet

jameskojiro Re:People hate free neighbors (346 comments)

When you deny freedom to your neighbors the Karma god gets pissed off and eventually you will have no freedoms yourself.

more than 2 years ago
top

Eric Schmidt: UN Treaty a 'Disaster' For the Internet

jameskojiro Re:Another reason (346 comments)

No to mention all the rapes and corruption and underhanded deals and crazy ass countires that are alowed to be on the "Human Rights Council". LOL

The UN has more in common with the Legion of Doom than it does an actual peace organisation.

more than 2 years ago
top

Eric Schmidt: UN Treaty a 'Disaster' For the Internet

jameskojiro Re:Another reason (346 comments)

Like hell we will, Why should we let Seele tell us what to do.

Why not simply just kill of the angel that you had skewered in the basement of NERV and then the angels will no longer have a target and people won't be killed via "turning into orange goo".

more than 2 years ago
top

Torvalds Calls OpenSUSE Security 'Too Intrusive'

jameskojiro Re:Only root? (311 comments)

Pheromone Trails, are you kidding me, back in my day we used to have to encode chemical messages in our DNA over many generations before we could pass them on to our offspring.

more than 2 years ago
top

Pink Floyd Engineer Alan Parsons Rips Audiophiles, YouTube and Jonas Brothers

jameskojiro Re:I want the editor's tracks. (468 comments)

How about a couple sub channels of editing instructions like how much compression and post processing cues.

That way you could adjust them on you new MP5 player?

So the player processor would take all the channels and combine them in realtime to play them and you could have a nice friendly knob to dial up or down compression as they play back.

more than 2 years ago
top

FBI File Notes Steve Jobs' Reality Distortion Field

jameskojiro Steve Jobs Didn't Die (337 comments)

The Crazy People Living in his mind just ascended and left his body behind....

more than 2 years ago
top

The Lack of Scientific Philanthropy In Japan

jameskojiro Re:Scientific philanthropy in Japan ? (107 comments)

Not if you Gamma irradiate it, that kills off all the pathogens, not sure about malfolded proteins....

more than 2 years ago
top

Australian Deported From Bahrain Over Facebook Posts

jameskojiro Re:When in Rome (188 comments)

But if the culture of the country you are in doesn't respect freedom of speech aren't you being culturally insensitive by imposing your quaint right to free speech on the people in that country?

You need to be more culturally sensitive, what are you a Retardican?

more than 2 years ago
top

Windows 8 To Include Built-in Reset, Refresh

jameskojiro Re:Next step... (441 comments)

Microsoft Windows 8.0 (Codename: Voyayger).

Only the trekie nerds will get this.

more than 2 years ago

Submissions

jameskojiro hasn't submitted any stories.

Journals

top

jameskojiro jameskojiro writes  |  more than 10 years ago

Ple4543a5se h6e%^lp m#%^e I a^%$m be546ing h$^%unt^%ed by an ins^#$ane mi#%^lli^tar%$y c%^omm^%an523der I ju#@%st w33ant t0 g^%o h^%&$#ome.

top

What was that?

jameskojiro jameskojiro writes  |  more than 11 years ago

I saw a guy with a monster that killed several players that were attacking him.

It looked like a golden liquid dumbell.

I am afriad to go back to that field.

signing off...

top

Key of the Twilight

jameskojiro jameskojiro writes  |  more than 11 years ago

Still Haven't found it yet.....

Mabye I should search for some Aromatic Grass....

Logging off..

Slashdot Login

Need an Account?

Forgot your password?