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Apple's Diversity Numbers: 70% Male, 55% White

jebblue Re:Quick rule of thumb (561 comments) The subject is too complex to suggest that because Apple is gay-friendly means that that whites would not feel welcome there. If anything I would think more people should feel welcome at Apple, not excluded.

about a month ago

Google's Experimental Newsroom Avoids Negative Headlines

jebblue Re:sounds like North Korea news (109 comments)

Why do young people and liberal nuts dis Fox? Is it because they don't like what their parents like in the former and don't want to grow up in the latter? Fox, NBC, ABC, CBS, the only difference is that Fox will at least on more occasions tell things as they are regardless whether college kiddies or liberal fanatics understand the content.

about 2 months ago

Tor Project Sued Over a Revenge Porn Business That Used Its Service

jebblue Tor enables bad stuff (311 comments)

Simple subject but it's true. The very people who would be incensed by child pornography seem ironically to be Tor's biggest defenders. You guys need to re-think how important your adult porn is to you and get on the right side.

about 2 months ago

Tor Project Sued Over a Revenge Porn Business That Used Its Service

jebblue Re:Redneck roadhouse (311 comments)

>> The smaller towns though have definitely done everything they can do to live up to the uber-conservative, racist, and ignorant stereotypes foisted upon them. That's an ignorant comment.

about 2 months ago

Age Discrimination In the Tech Industry

jebblue Re:Stamina (370 comments)

Way to go guys, this is me on many occasions. :-)

about 3 months ago

Age Discrimination In the Tech Industry

jebblue Re:Families come first (370 comments)

>> I'll go for universities that focus on providing a solid background which will make me employable in the long-run. In the long run you'll be old, focus on what gets you the most now and stick as much of it in the bank as you can, each paycheck. When you're old and rich, I'm only one of those and it ain't rich, you can get as many degrees as fancies your interest.

about 3 months ago

Millions of Smart TVs Vulnerable To 'Red Button' Attack

jebblue Re:Can't just turn it off (155 comments)

We cut the cable cord over a year ago, we use OTA for all the major networks - free HD; Roku for Netflix, Twitch, AolOn (we like Newsy), YouTube, Smithsonian channels and 3 games we bought. The OTA antenna was about $45 bucks. The Roku $99. One time costs, we now save well over $100 per month we were paying to cable and get better content in many cases and the same in others. I miss the History channel, too bad they are greedy and don't have a Roku channel with all unlocked content paid for by advertising.

about 3 months ago

Robots Will Pave the Way To Mars

jebblue Mars is not far... (95 comments)

We made it for months on submarines, underwater, day and night...months at a time. We made our own air and water from the ocean. So yes, find the resources along the way and Mars is not far at all. Robots? They will help, they are not the sole answer.

about 4 months ago

Ask Slashdot: What Should Every Programmer Read?

jebblue Re:The Joy of C (352 comments)

Peter van der Linden's Expert C Programming: Deep C Secrets is one that I'd recommend for sure. Also, Steven's Holtz's books on Assembly. I'd start with those in fact.

about 4 months ago

Al Franken Says FCC Proposed Rules Are "The Opposite of Net Neutrality"

jebblue Now I know on which side to stand (282 comments)

Whatever Franken is for, I'm against, finally I know which side of the issue to take, thanks Al.

about 4 months ago

New White House Petition For Net Neutrality

jebblue Thanks for letting us know (248 comments)

I'd never signed up for the petition site, thanks for making us aware there was a petition for this very important topic for the future of the Internet.

about 5 months ago

Google Won't Enable Chrome Video Acceleration Because of Linux GPU Bugs

jebblue Restricted Drivers (295 comments)

Problem solved, come on Google. Valve figured out how to get Steam on Linux and it runs faster than on Windows. They just tell you run Restricted Drivers. It's' that simple.

about 6 months ago

Google Won't Enable Chrome Video Acceleration Because of Linux GPU Bugs

jebblue Re:If Google dId care about Linux..... (295 comments)

>> Yeah, good luck with that... nVidia doesn't care about linux users Uhm, yeah, they do. >> Unity is currently super buggy because of poor drivers Uhm no not at all actually, I liked old Gnome but Unity runs fine. >> And using a laptop with an nVidia card is a nightmare No not at all, I used an IBM Thinkpad then a Lennovo for years with nVidia GPU and it ran great. >> The only graphics drivers that works on Linux is Intel Once again no, use Restricted Drivers, enjoy better than Windows performance and great stability.

about 6 months ago

New Study Shows One-Third of Americans Don't Believe In Evolution

jebblue Things change yes (1010 comments)

Things change over time yes, but to extrapolate that humans came about from apes which came from amoeba? If I had to guess I'd say Darwin was trying to sell books at the time, that or become famous.

about 9 months ago

Tweet From Hacked AP Account Causes High Freq. Traders To Drop DOW 150 Points

jebblue Re:First for banning HFT (314 comments)

Those scripts should be architected software that pulls from a number of sources, coalesces the data using some logical averaging at least then makes a decision on whether to trade. That trades happen based on keywords is hard to imagine.

about a year ago

Free Wi-Fi: the Movement To Give Away Your Internet For the Good of Humanity

jebblue Good luck with the legal battles neighbors (505 comments)

Sometimes the FSF is an unit I can agree with and sometimes well not. It's clear, I have one argument against this idea, legal, legal, legal.

about a year and a half ago



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