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L.A. Building's Lights Interfere With Cellular Network, FCC Says

lxs Re: including imprisonment? (158 comments)

If they even were tested. Untested grey imports are much cheaper than properly certified light fixtures. A contractor probably has been cutting corners.

about 7 months ago

Snowden Used Software Scraper, Say NSA Officials

lxs In his defense (227 comments)

In his defense mr. Snowden explained that his scraper was only gathering metadata and therefore by their own standards the NSA has nothing to worry about.

When asked for comment NSA director James Clapper replied : "Whoa that's deep bro!"

about 7 months ago

Press Used To Print Millions of US Banknotes Seized In Quebec

lxs Re: Not in public's interest to help (398 comments)

It isn't the fault of bitcoin's implementation that there are many overconfident clueless geeks offering financial services. Bitch and moan all you want about ev!l banksters but they have a million times more experience of dealing with the perils of online transactions than a handful of basement libertarians ever will.

about 7 months ago

FCC Wants To Trial Shift From Analog Phone Networks To Digital

lxs Re:It's Like The Last Piece Of Technology That Wor (218 comments)

My POTS line went dead one day, and while waiting on hold for over thirty minutes on my cellphone trying to reach the phone company I signed up for VOIP from my ISP (ADSL over the same wire still worked fine). I would claim that I switched out of spite but it was really out of boredom waiting for tech support.

about 7 months ago

Canadian Spy Agency Snooped Travelers With Airport Wi-Fi

lxs Re:Et tu, Canada? (159 comments)

Not polite? Just because they drive a truck and not a hybrid? That's a bit much!

about 7 months ago

Feds Grab 163 Web Sites, Snatch $21.6 Million In NFL Counterfeit Gear

lxs Re:Priorities (133 comments)

Because it's a pointless job.

about 7 months ago

Edward Snowden Says NSA Engages In Industrial Espionage

lxs Re:Gee... (212 comments)

No they don't, but you can keep telling yourself that if it makes you feel better.

about 6 months ago

Google Buys UK AI Startup Deep Mind

lxs Re: I knew it! (113 comments)

Actually, when searching Google for "Terminator near Sarah Connor" they give me results for "Terminator in Sarah Connor" instead.
I have seen the future. Rule 34 will save us from Skynet.

about 7 months ago

23-Year-Old Chess Grandmaster Whips Bill Gates In 71 Seconds

lxs Re:Chess? (449 comments)

The chess franchise is still very successful, but I lost interest after ChessVII - Pawn's Castle. Lame story, too many quicktime events.

about 7 months ago

Best skywatching equipment at my disposal:

lxs Re:Don't try to outwierd me, three-eyes. (201 comments)

Yup space. Watching space. Planets and stuff. That's what we use our telescopes for. Not for peeking into windows. No sir. Not at all.

about 7 months ago

Will Electric Cars and Solar Power Make Gasoline and Utilities Obsolete?

lxs Re:Oh the naiivete! (734 comments)

He found a way to convert arrogance to electricity. That's how Silicon Valley will save the world. They have enough of it to power the entire planet.

about 7 months ago

U.S. Teenagers Are Driving Much Less: 4 Theories About Why

lxs Re:Murica Fuck yea! (635 comments)

I find it fascinating that two people can see the same reality and interpret in in ways so radically different that they can't recognise the others description.

Just curious: What part of Europe do you live in?

about 7 months ago

U.S. Teenagers Are Driving Much Less: 4 Theories About Why

lxs Re:Murica Fuck yea! (635 comments)

And strap some to your kids. If they're old enough to eat they are old enough to carry.

about 7 months ago

U.S. Teenagers Are Driving Much Less: 4 Theories About Why

lxs Re:Murica Fuck yea! (635 comments)

Good for you. Although the hermit lifestyle can make a man go a bit loopy, I completely understand that you don't care about the taste of your food when you cook everything to death. What I don't understand is why you are so afraid of germs. A frequently challenged immune system is a healthy immune system.

Just ask this guy.

about 7 months ago


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