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Why the FCC Is Likely To Ignore Net Neutrality Comments and Listen To ISPs

modmans2ndcoming Re:They aren't looking for public comments (140 comments)

No, the other option is to force infrastructure owners to stop selling ISP services and create a compulsory license fee for ISPs that wish to have their signal carried over the infrastructure.

Over night you have market competition.

about 2 months ago
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Big Bang Breakthrough Team Back-Pedals On Major Result

modmans2ndcoming Re: Not the Big Bang (127 comments)

Oh darn, if only you had.more room to provide use with those equally valid "theories"

about 3 months ago
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Researchers Find "Achilles Heel" of Drug Resistant Bacteria

modmans2ndcoming Re: Easier (106 comments)

Right, because fewer people died of opportunistic infections before we had anti biotics and disinfectants.

about 3 months ago
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Evidence of Protoplanet Found On Moon

modmans2ndcoming Re:I'm ignorant (105 comments)

Where did you learn science? Home School creationism?

Observation of actual phenomena (evolution) ->Hypothesis of the mechanism of observed phenomena (Natural selection, genetic mutation, etc) -> Test, Test, Test, Test, Test ->Mechanism is stated to be a theory by consensus ->Test-> (maybe) revise theory -> (and on we go)

about 4 months ago
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Evidence of Protoplanet Found On Moon

modmans2ndcoming Re:I'm ignorant (105 comments)

You could have saved us a lot of time and just stopped after your first sentence.

about 4 months ago
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Evidence of Protoplanet Found On Moon

modmans2ndcoming Re:"Simplest explanation" (105 comments)

Earth isn't large enough to capture an object the size of the moon in such a close orbit. and the moon was orbiting in a much much closer orbit 4 billion years ago.So, no, it was the most complex explanation.

about 4 months ago
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Valve In-Home Game Streaming Supports Windows, OS X & Linux

modmans2ndcoming Re:SteamBox just got really interesting (106 comments)

Who gives a shit about OS X and Linux? I want a slim mini-itx box in my living room that I can use to play my games. This does that.

about 4 months ago
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Momentous Big Bang Findings Questioned

modmans2ndcoming Re: Peer review (154 comments)

As any good viewer of Cosmos knows the church excommunicated the guy who hypothesized about heliocentrism.

about 5 months ago
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China May Build an Undersea Train To America

modmans2ndcoming It better be Mag-Lev (348 comments)

I don't think the entire line needs to be a mag lev train but the connection between continents should be. The trip under the straight should be a short as possible with a little noise as possible.

about 5 months ago
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Why Are We Made of Matter?

modmans2ndcoming Re:Matter, anti-matter... (393 comments)

I believe it was a hypothesis that the universe began with symmetric amounts of matter and anti-matter. The recent BICEP2 results should provide a method for us to inquire about that idea either directly or through constraints by tossing out many hypothesizes related to quantum gravity and the nature of the early universe.

about 6 months ago
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Why Are We Made of Matter?

modmans2ndcoming Re:Something From Nothing. (393 comments)

Well....there is your problem....asking (pure) astronomy grads a question about physics is like asking a (pure) physics grads questions about math. Sure, they know the stuff they need to know to do their work but they can't answer the deeper "why" questions related to the field.

about 6 months ago
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Don't Help Your Kids With Their Homework

modmans2ndcoming Re:Um, right. (278 comments)

you are right, however, it is also made in such a way as to provide nothing but trouble when you need to teach kids how to really subtract.

about 6 months ago
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Don't Help Your Kids With Their Homework

modmans2ndcoming Re:Um, right. (278 comments)

I don't know if that is Common Core's fault. Idiots implement the standards and think they make it easier for kids.The high standards are good, the poor implimentation in many districts is not.

about 6 months ago
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NASA-Funded Study Investigates Collapse of Industrial Civilization

modmans2ndcoming Re:The foundations (401 comments)

Your obvious parody of the foundation series may not be far off. I am sure there will be a group of highly educated folk who find a place with decent sustainable resources and set up a society based on sustainability and preservation of human knowledge. Then once the chaos consumes existing civilizations it will be able to expand and grow to dominate the world once again...minus the psychologists that lean to use psychic powers of the mind.

about 7 months ago
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NASA-Funded Study Investigates Collapse of Industrial Civilization

modmans2ndcoming Re:The difference is scale. (401 comments)

so, what you are saying is there is going to be a market in safe, easy to use wooden sailing ships?

about 7 months ago
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The Higgs Boson Re-Explained By the Mick Jagger of Physics

modmans2ndcoming Re: Still not quite correct. (94 comments)

where do they get their mass from?

about 7 months ago
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The Higgs Boson Re-Explained By the Mick Jagger of Physics

modmans2ndcoming Re: Still not quite correct. (94 comments)

Umm.... If protons, neutrons and electrons all get their mass from particles that in turn get their mass from the Higgs field then the protron, neutron and electron get their mass from the Higgs field by the transitive property.

about 7 months ago
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Mathematician: Is Our Universe a Simulation?

modmans2ndcoming Re: Some possible ways (745 comments)

God used a genetic algorithm.

about 7 months ago
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GOP Bill To Outlaw EPA 'Secret Science' That Is Not Transparent, Reproducible

modmans2ndcoming Re:"Not Reproduclibe" (618 comments)

like, say...statistical research by five independent non-partisan researchers showing the intended effects of a bill being passed are realistic?

about 8 months ago

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Use Gmail as Postfix Smart Host under Ubuntu

modmans2ndcoming modmans2ndcoming writes  |  more than 6 years ago

modmans2ndcoming (929661) writes "This guy has written a very good step-by-step How-To on setting up Postfix to use gmail as a smarthost. Those of us who have an evil ISP blocking port 25 can have the goodness of a home e-mail server with out paying out the butt for traditional smart hosting. It is written for those who use Ubuntu. He also links to a guy who wrote a similar article for those who like to compile their software."
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