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Windows Phone Homebrew Hits a Snag

md65536 Re:LOL @ "two people" (185 comments)

GP's probably sore that the other guy got all 10000 tokens.

more than 2 years ago
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Nokia Exec: Young People Fed Up With iPhone and Android

md65536 Re:Are you seriously suggesting... (532 comments)

Nice curtains, maybe?

Yeah, That will outsell Android, with its robots.

Maybe they could make it brown?

more than 2 years ago
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Nokia Exec: Young People Fed Up With iPhone and Android

md65536 Re:Most Recent Sales Numbers (532 comments)

WP7 is killing them! They've doubled their sales, while Android and iOS are essentially stagnant (and hope for them increasing their % of sales is dim, because there's not really anywhere to go up from "all of it").

more than 2 years ago
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Nokia Exec: Young People Fed Up With iPhone and Android

md65536 Funeral time for iPhone! (532 comments)

Time for MS to hold another goofy funeral for the iPhone.
Last time it was pretty dead -- windows phone nearly killed it -- but this time it really looks like it's just dead. If it weren't for old people, no one would be buying iphones. WP7 has killed it with it's slam-dunk future popularity. Probably. Slam-dunk, this time.

more than 2 years ago
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German Court Issues Injunction Against iPhone & iPad

md65536 Sounds like RISK (349 comments)

>> It's the latest stage in the international patent conflict that's been raging over mobile devices, which has included the recent Samsung victory over Apple in an Australian court and a defeat for Samsung in a Dutch court.

Sounds like a game of RISK. I hope they're not spending any more to decide these battles than the cost of a few dice! I trust that since it's all just a pointless game played for fun, that there won't be any real consequences for people in the countries that these companies are fighting over.

more than 2 years ago
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New Theory Challenges Need For Dark Matter

md65536 Re:"Intelligent" gravity force (302 comments)

Occam's Razor requires us to believe

Or what? He'll cut us?

more than 2 years ago
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New Theory Challenges Need For Dark Matter

md65536 Re:No (302 comments)

I dunno, if you capitalize it, Faraway Matter has a certain charm to it.

more than 2 years ago
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New Theory Challenges Need For Dark Matter

md65536 Re:No (302 comments)

Could it maybe be red matter though?

more than 2 years ago
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Have Walled Gardens Killed the Personal Computer?

md65536 Re:Angry Nerds (848 comments)

We need some angry nerds now!!! We need to launch them at the walls of these walled gardens and break them down! We need to squash these greedy pigs who are ruining everything for us!

more than 2 years ago
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Iran's Military Claims To Have Downed US Surveillance Drone

md65536 Escalation! (522 comments)

Want to start a war but need some help starting it? Send a paper airplane into future-enemy territory! With any luck, they'll take the next step.

more than 2 years ago
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Ask Slashdot: Networked Back-Up/Wipe Process?

md65536 Do the wipe first (253 comments)

That will make the backup a lot easier.

more than 2 years ago
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Water Pump Destruction Not Due To SCADA Hack

md65536 Re:First instance? (90 comments)

Yes.

There have been hacking instances somewhere in the world, in the past, probably. But this is the first one that's cyber.

more than 2 years ago
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South Africa Passes Secrecy Bill, Makes Whistleblowing a Dangerous Act

md65536 Re:Wow... (118 comments)

Well in the US freedom of the press is protected as part of free speech.
Also, such a law would be unnecessary in the US because people who say the wrong thing are rapists and can be put in jail forever for that.

more than 2 years ago
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Afghanistan Biometric Data Given To US

md65536 Re:1984 in T-minus 3...2....1 (108 comments)

Doubleplusone boring! RobinEggs wants to wait till it's too late, before we do anything about it. Let the government surround you and hold a gun to your head, but they're not doing anything wrong until they pull the trigger!

more than 2 years ago
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Afghanistan Biometric Data Given To US

md65536 Re:Best friends forever! (108 comments)

It's the gift that keeps giving back.

more than 2 years ago
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Afghanistan Biometric Data Given To US

md65536 Best friends forever! (108 comments)

Friends? Does that mean that the US shares biometric data on all US citizens with Afghanistan? Aw how adorable!

The US doesn't have friends. It has friendos.

more than 2 years ago
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TSA Puts Off Safety Study of X-ray Body Scanners

md65536 Re:Safety? (233 comments)

It's when you're secure from terrorists, who for example might use radiation to endanger you while you're waiting around to get on a plane.

more than 2 years ago
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Universal Music Demands Insurer Pay For Infringement Damages

md65536 Arrogant scam artists! (165 comments)

What a great scam!
Expect insurance to cover any litigious liabilities, and then sue the insurance!
If they lose the case against the insurance company, will they go after the insurance company again to cover the costs of the first case? Just repeat forever.

Man, the recording industry lives by their own rules of common sense and decency (or lack thereof).

more than 2 years ago
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IEA Warns of Irreversible Climate Change In 5 Years

md65536 Re:Then there isn't anything to do (1105 comments)

You're proposing they do the opposite of crying wolf, and keep quiet when there is imminent danger.

"I don't want to alarm you, but there's a wolf nearby. I wouldn't worry though... if you move slowly sometime soon, you should be able to get far enough away within 30 minutes."
(5 minutes later, while being eaten): "Why didn't you warn me that the wolf was only 5 minutes away, not 30?!"
"Well, at least this way you had a decent, calm, slow pace when you were killed."

more than 2 years ago

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What would change your opinion on Climate Change?

md65536 md65536 writes  |  more than 4 years ago

md65536 (670240) writes "Climate Change stories on Slashdot generate a lot of hot air and heated debate, with either side repeating their standard arguments, regardless of which way the story leans. Each side has "proof" that the other is wrong, and as long as we all have our own set of evidence to cling to, no amount of argument will convince us of anything. What new evidence would it take to change your position on the issue of whether anthropogenic global warming is real and a serious concern? A major disaster, or a long period without? Would it require direct economic consequences opposite of what you expected? Save the argument that you're right for another discussion; what would it honestly take for you to admit that your beliefs are wrong?"

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