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UN Report Reveals Odds of Being Murdered Country By Country

master5o1 Re:I've made a decision (386 comments)

To Liechtenstein would be going too far for a Kiwi like me.

about a week ago
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Online Skim Reading Is Taking Over the Human Brain

master5o1 Re:Its called evolution.. (224 comments)

Dammit man, you made me break from reading the comments and into the Wikipedia article. Throwing my brain around like that gets confusing.

about two weeks ago
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Should Microsoft Be Required To Extend Support For Windows XP?

master5o1 Re:Depends (645 comments)

Confusion over mixed copyright ownership.

about two weeks ago
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How interested are you in Virtual Reality tech?

master5o1 Re:VR again? (202 comments)

My prediction is that it will meet the same fate as the Wii, which now is a basement filler.

Good to know that you think that it will be hugely successful that there will be about 100 million units sold.

about two weeks ago
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OKCupid Warns Off Mozilla Firefox Users Over Gay Rights

master5o1 Re:Wait... wha? (1482 comments)

He's so solidly rooted as a prick that such disturbances are like a gentle breeze on the arm.

about two weeks ago
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OKCupid Warns Off Mozilla Firefox Users Over Gay Rights

master5o1 Re:Wait... wha? (1482 comments)

Boycotting the work of thousands just because of one guy's personal opinion is moronic.

about two weeks ago
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Xbox One Reputation System Penalizes Gamers Who Behave Badly

master5o1 Re:Karma? (183 comments)

Xbox One Colourful Karma.

about three weeks ago
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Symantec Fires CEO Steve Bennett

master5o1 Re:Impossible job (111 comments)

Same tactic as they normally do with AV software. Scare people into thinking they require an antivirus app for their phone, despite it probably not having the ability to do anything because of isolation, permission restrictions.

about a month ago
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Google Unveils Android Wear

master5o1 Re:so what does it do? (103 comments)

If you don't trust Google for your information why would you get a device with software developed by Google?

about 1 month ago
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Microsoft Dumping License Fees For Windows Phone?

master5o1 Re:Generic Hardware (125 comments)

I don't think Vodafone, AT&T, T-Mobile, or any other carrier would like that very much.

about a month ago
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The Future of Cryptocurrencies

master5o1 Re:Is that so? (221 comments)

Buy 1 iCoin for $2, but when spending, 1 iCoin = $1.

Can only buy in blocks of 500.

about a month ago
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Australian Company Claims Laser-Based Quantum Crypto is "Unbreakable" (Video)

master5o1 Re:feh (84 comments)

Quantum is also a a marketing hook buzzword.

about a month and a half ago
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Australian Company Claims Laser-Based Quantum Crypto is "Unbreakable" (Video)

master5o1 Re:So...? (84 comments)

Try not to use ROT13.

Cool. I'll continue to use LOLcryption.

about a month and a half ago
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Github Rolls Out New Text Editor Atom

master5o1 Re:yeah for dumb posts on slashdot (82 comments)

More importantly, it's common to all those who are the target users of Atom: Web developers.

about 2 months ago
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Japanese Firm Proposes Microwave-Linked Solar Plant On the Moon

master5o1 Re:SimCity 2000! (330 comments)

Oh right. It was always useful for redeveloping to have a disaster do the demolishing for you.

about 2 months ago
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Japanese Firm Proposes Microwave-Linked Solar Plant On the Moon

master5o1 Re:SimCity 2000! (330 comments)

Simple solution is to turn disasters off.

about 2 months ago

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Outrage as New Zealand Passes Anti-Filesharing Law

master5o1 master5o1 writes  |  about 3 years ago

master5o1 writes "The Pirate Party of New Zealand is disappointed that the Government used urgency to pass the Copyright (Infringing File Sharing) Amendment Bill after the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Bill.

"Not only is the urgency process being abused," party secretary Noel Zeng stated, "but our government is also exploiting the people of Christchurch by using their unfortunate situation to pass underhanded legislation.""

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