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Canadian Supreme Court Delivers Huge Win For Internet Privacy

m_number4 Rare privacy win, for Canadian citizen's (112 comments)

If nothing else it will make weed out the strong cases from the fishing expeditions. All citizens deserve privacy in the absence of any evidence of wrong doing. To know that we now have that gives one hope that the system is working to a degree.

about 4 months ago
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Interviews: Ask Ray Kurzweil About the Future of Mankind and Technology

m_number4 At what point will the human be comfortable... (244 comments)

At what future point will the human be comfortable allowing the machine to run the world. How long until we get there? - I'm talking about decisions and tasks that take place in factories and run all the way up to a head of state.

about a year and a half ago
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Seattle Police Want More Drones, Even While Two Sit Unused

m_number4 The elites using our money to keep us in check.. (144 comments)

This is just another example of the elites (politicians and certain wealthy individuals) using our tax dollars to ensure we don't take back our country. This is in the same category as the stop and frisk law in New York. Both designed to keep us a little agitated, nervous and good little sheep. And this is happening right under our noses with most folks consenting to these types of actions by these morally corrupt elites.

about 2 years ago
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UK Government To Demand Data On Every Call, Email, and Tweet

m_number4 Governments working in unison (199 comments)

I've noticed that various western governents (australia, UK, Canada,) seem to working almost in unison with these orwellian type laws. There have been 3 or 4 major laws or decisions raised by each countries government in succession over the last year or two, I'd read about it in the Canadian papers then not a week later find out both Australia and the UK are trying to pull the same nonsense.

more than 2 years ago
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Climategate and the Need For Greater Scientific Openness

m_number4 Its always about $$$ and the false idea that... (701 comments)

Its always about $$$ and the false idea that money will solve the problem. Lets just tax everyone to death and we can solve global climate change. This turns me sceptical to the point that I want nothing else to do with climate change. You have the Al Gores of the world setting themselves up to cash in on the climate change movement together with many of the large corporations, all frothing at the bit to cash in on climate change. While this remains the focus of climate change I'm not having anything to do with it. I'd really appreciate it if some of these top scientist can focus on demonstrating to the general public in a way that is understandable by the general public how they have proven that the climate change is the result of MANS interference with nature and not some cyclical climatic movement that has been going on for millions of years. Is this so hard for them to do, to clearly just give us the proof in a way we can understand and accept.

more than 4 years ago
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Lessons of a $618,616 Death

m_number4 The entire medical establishment needs an acidbath (651 comments)

The whole medical establishment has positioned itself to take full advantage of the sick and its cosy ties with the never ending government funding $$$ machine. They have their claws into everything and they scratch each others back i.e the doctors and big drug companies. It's going to take a lot of work but the whole system needs dismantling, the large medical corporations need to be put in their place and made non profit, the specialists and doctors need to be taught how to care for their patients instead their bank accounts. The whole establishment needs an acid bath and a new beginning. We need to start at the medical schools to ensure the future doctors are in it for the right reasons.

more than 4 years ago
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Bono Hopes Content Tracking Will Help Media Moguls

m_number4 F U Bozo (569 comments)

The music industry is just like any other private industry who has to solve their own problems. Dont expect governments around the world to help you solve your money problems - suck it up.

more than 4 years ago
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22 Million Missing Bush White House Emails Found

m_number4 So where are they? (326 comments)

Do we have a link?

more than 4 years ago
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How To Enter Equations Quickly In Class?

m_number4 Re:Stop Taking Notes (823 comments)

You mentioned something here that make a lot of sense and that is 'attention'. Listening with attention and gaining direct understanding is the quickest and most effective way to learn something. Young children don't usually have the same attention span as adults (or as adults should have) so learning by writing over and over makes sense but after a certain stage it should be that students are able to direct their attention on what someone is describing and be able to follow that. That is the most economical and wise use of a techers time in the classroom setting and one I'd longed for throughout my student years but never had. Well done, your students will love you for it.

more than 4 years ago
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What is the Current State of Home Automation?

m_number4 Re:What about INSTEON? (409 comments)

Yes Insteon is excellent, it basically covers everything the questioner wants and if combined with Universal Devices ISY 99i Pro you don't even need a computer to run it, you do however need browser access to the ISY device to program it which is the fun part. I'm a DIYer and have installed about 30 light switches, 2 of which are three-way, a bunch of power recepticles and movement sensors for some of the lights. It works both wirelessly and over the powerlines of the house which makes it really easy to install (no cables). The wireless frequency is different to the standard house devices so you wont get interference. This is a significnat level above the x10 stuff and works consistently as advertised.

more than 4 years ago

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