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The Sci-Fi Myth of Killer Machines

jason.sweet Re:It's not really a myth anymore (222 comments)

(HTML5-based because no one else is writing programs for your custom OS).

Figures! Skynet is written in fucking JavaScript. The whole world is going to hell in a handbasket, and Brendan fucking Eich is still sitting there shrugging and making excuses about the schedule he was on.

about a month and a half ago

AT&T Hacker 'weev' Demands One Bitcoin For Each Hour He Spent In Jail

jason.sweet Re:A fifth horseman (449 comments)

And why does he include Heemeyer in when speaking of federal government?

Probably because of his sweet beard.

about 2 months ago

Replicant Hackers Find and Close Samsung Galaxy Back-door

jason.sweet Re:Who's behind that back-door ? (81 comments)



Or their equivalent from South Korea ?


about 4 months ago

Thieves Who Stole Cobalt-60 Will Soon Be Dead

jason.sweet Re:They will, without a doubt, die... (923 comments)

Film continuity doesn't apply to the real continuity.

Do you mean the real continuity described in the excellent historical references published by Marvel Comics?

about 8 months ago

Most IT Workers Don't Have STEM (Science, Tech, Engineering, Math) Degrees

jason.sweet Re:Personally (655 comments)

I think you meant to write, "It's's possessive."

about 9 months ago

1.5 Meter Long Meteorite Fragment Recovered From Russian Lake

jason.sweet Re:Obligatory (86 comments)

The change to the manual was a decision made by a minority, and it will ultimately be as successful as Prohibition in the United States.

about 9 months ago

It's Official: Voyager 1 Is an Interstellar Probe

jason.sweet Re:Really? (218 comments)

In space...
No one hears your nerd rage.

about 10 months ago

Psychopathic Criminals Have "Empathy Switch"

jason.sweet Re:With the right training, huh? (347 comments)

Holy fuck YOU'RE dense. Were you born without the ability to comprehend humor?

He probably switches it on and off at will.

1 year,12 hours

Tar Pitch Drop Captured On Camera

jason.sweet Re:Ok.... (142 comments)

So they would spend decades carving the ornamentation, but only do a half-ass job installing the glass?

1 year,6 days

Browser Choice May Affect Your Job Prospects

jason.sweet Re:Loaded language? (374 comments)

Do you mean "know-it-all"? If you used Safari, you probably would have caught that.

about a year ago

Interviews: Ask What You Will of Paleontologist Jack Horner

jason.sweet Re:Is it in theory possible to get dinosaur DNA? (208 comments)

I've always dreamed of something like Jurassic park (obviously without the stupid non-security... :) )

Silly child. Everybody knows that life finds a way.

about a year and a half ago

Three Low-Tech Hacks for Phones and Tablets

jason.sweet Wow! (286 comments)

I think we just went from "news for nerds" to "news for morons who couldn't find their ass if it wasn't attached" in one post.

about a year and a half ago

The Atlantic's Scientology Advertorial

jason.sweet Re:Just a thought (213 comments)

so I'm not trying to push an agenda by asking this question.

Bullshit! Asking a question is always pushing an agenda. Even if you are only asking where to find a toilet, you are pushing an agenda.

about a year and a half ago

New Hampshire Cops Use Taser On Woman Buying Too Many iPhones

jason.sweet Re:iPhone IS MADE in China (936 comments)

just think how dumb what you said is

I think they call the foreshadowing.

about a year and a half ago

New Hampshire Cops Use Taser On Woman Buying Too Many iPhones

jason.sweet Re:Unauthorized export resale? (936 comments)

Right. It was better in the old days when they used billy clubs and bullets to subdue people.

about a year and a half ago

Degree Hack: Cobbling Together Credit Hours For Cheap

jason.sweet Re:3K for an associates? (368 comments)

Maybe so. But if you take all your courses online, you have more time to smoke weed instead of going to class.

about a year and a half ago

Little Miss Sunshine Screenwriter Gets Nod For Star Wars: Episode VII

jason.sweet Re:Hamill? (321 comments)

That might rock.

Not if they bring back the slave costume.

about a year and a half ago


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