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Is "Scorpion" Really a Genius?

msmonroe Re:194 is the max IQ for 8 billion people (391 comments)

That's neat!
I think this is some sort of scam though. Hackers usually brag about exploits, one claiming to have a high IQ is inviting another hacker to one prove that he's smarter that him; plus being seemingly impossible.

about a month ago
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Is "Scorpion" Really a Genius?

msmonroe Re:He claims this himself (391 comments)



This looks like it's some sort of a scam. I think it's gonna end up on that show American Greed.

about a month ago
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Microsoft's CEO Says He Wants to Unify Windows

msmonroe Re:Yay.. This is easy to imagine (322 comments)

This is a very interesting experiment these companies are performing on consumers.
Can these companies push what they want us to use and succeed in business? My guess would be no; but companies can and do manipulate markets and government regulations in their favor all the time. Is the business at the mercy of the consumer or is the consumer at the mercy of the business?
Maybe AT&T and Verizon will try and make an argument that charging for bandwidth is good for consumers? Maybe high bandwidth is a threat to homeland security in some way?
Microsoft can sue anyone that has a GUI interface for patent infringement or can buy a company that might be a threat. This is kind of what Apple did to them when Microsoft first came out with Windows.
Who know at this point, it will be interesting to see what the future holds!

about 2 months ago
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US Supreme Court Invalidates Patent For Being Software Patent

msmonroe Re:Oh please please please (220 comments)

How specific do you need to be? You can still be pretty generic, for example with the one click button.

  • button on screen
  • code to run when button is clicked
  • storage of information related to button clicked by user in some storage place

I think this will just fuel the fire to completely do away with software patents.

about 2 months ago
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Time Warner Sells Telecom Business to Level 3

msmonroe Why the poor ratings? (38 comments)

Same idea that big companies seem to be pulling lately; let's stifle innovation, ignore what the client wants, the internet doesn't exist, we deserve to charge the client more money because we are doing a great job, it's 1988.

about 3 months ago
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Tech Worker Groups Boycott IBM, Infosys, Manpower

msmonroe Lobbying group (234 comments)

Yeah I think IT workers need a lobbying group. Everyone else has one. Not sure we need a union.

about 3 months ago
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Tech Worker Groups Boycott IBM, Infosys, Manpower

msmonroe Re:Nativism (234 comments)

No, No, No. I meant Nativism was a racist.

about 3 months ago
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Tech Worker Groups Boycott IBM, Infosys, Manpower

msmonroe Re:Nativism (234 comments)

No, No! Sorry I didn't mean your racist. I think I was trying to agree with you and add to your remark. Yeah I had a friend that lived in Japan and they portrayed the US as racist then they discriminated against any body who is not a native born person from Japan.

I think my anger was at Nativism because of the

"Tech worker groups" sounds suspiciously like whites and Asians to me. Why should these high-IQ groups receive advantages when so many other groups don't?

about 3 months ago
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Tech Worker Groups Boycott IBM, Infosys, Manpower

msmonroe Re:Nativism (234 comments)

Nativism

"Tech worker groups" sounds suspiciously like whites and Asians to me. Why should these high-IQ groups receive advantages when so many other groups don't? They don't need any advantages, they already have them in the form of a culture that values education and two-parent families. It sounds a hell of a lot like racism to me. What would Maya Angelou say about the situation?

You're the racist man! I am surprised that no one has called you out on you're BS!

about 3 months ago
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Tech Worker Groups Boycott IBM, Infosys, Manpower

msmonroe Re:Nativism (234 comments)

That dudes a racist; that's a racist remark.

about 3 months ago
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Tech Worker Groups Boycott IBM, Infosys, Manpower

msmonroe Re:Corporate outsourcing fraud permeates STEM sect (234 comments)

It's kind of a kick in the teeth to people who get a degree and/ or trained to get better paying jobs to further themselves. Get a degree and go into debt and then we will outsource your jobs overseas.
The funny thing at least in India a lot of the people that are working for hardly anything are just starting out or don't have experience. Experienced people in India don't want to work for nothing either.

about 3 months ago
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Hunt Intensifies For Aliens On Kepler's Planets

msmonroe Re:Since there seems to be some confusion, (93 comments)

E.T. is out in void.

So is all of our nightmares and dreams, fear the day when they become one in the same....

about 4 months ago
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Hunt Intensifies For Aliens On Kepler's Planets

msmonroe Re:Laser (93 comments)

Humorous comment involving several elements including your mother, the laser and the aliens attempting to make contact to arrange for a conjugal visit, then money being exchanged afterwards.

about 4 months ago
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Hunt Intensifies For Aliens On Kepler's Planets

msmonroe Re:Generic Negative Obama Subject Line (93 comments)

Generic words of agreement with some humor interjected. Comments directed toward Obama's ears; then some more humorous comments; Actually surprisingly non-offensive.
False anger expressed at being moderated down when I was actually expecting to be moderated down.

about 4 months ago
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Hunt Intensifies For Aliens On Kepler's Planets

msmonroe Generic Negative Obama Subject Line (93 comments)

Negative Comment directed toward Obama.
Generic troll comment directed toward money spent on this project.
Anti-Obama comment blaming Obama for something that Bush did.
Negative rants that I just made up on the spot but have no support and are entirely off of subject.

about 4 months ago
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Why Lavabit Shut Down

msmonroe Re:USA, the land of freedom (304 comments)

This guy might have been a dumb-ass; 90% of the government is incompetent anyway and the other 10% has their heads up their ass. I'd just give them the encryption keys then change the keys; you're supposed to change the keys every 30 days right? It's not my fault they didn't get the new keys. Or I would kick the cord loose on the box if it was hardware or whatever; it's not my fault if their incompetent. I'd make sure the sh*t didn't work right no matter what, while trying to follow the supposed "LAW".

about 4 months ago
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IRS Can Now Seize Your Tax Refund To Pay a Relative's Debt

msmonroe Re:You're unread on the matter (632 comments)

This guy said on radio ...

I believe this is a sovereign state of Nevada and I abide by all of Nevada state laws. But I don’t recognize the United States government as even existing.

I think he's just a deadbeat that's trying to make up stuff to avoid paying his debt. Not sure why he thinks he has the right to the land. It was all the land of the native peoples in that area. If we get nitpicking shouldn't we give the land back to them? Don't they have more of a right to it then this guy? Just saying!

Article 1, Section 2 of the Nevada Constitution says...
All political power is inherent in the people. Government is instituted for the protection, security and benefit of the people; and they have the right to alter or reform the same whenever the public good may require it. But the Paramount Allegiance of every citizen is due to the Federal Government in the exercise of all its Constitutional powers as the same have been or may be defined by the Supreme Court of the United States; and no power exists in the people of this or any other State of the Federal Union to dissolve their connection therewith or perform any act tending to impair, subvert, or resist the Supreme Authority of the government of the United States. The Constitution of the United States confers full power on the Federal Government to maintain and Perpetuate its existence, and whensoever any portion of the States, or people thereof attempt to secede from the Federal Union, or forcibly resist the Execution of its laws, the Federal Government may, by warrant of the Constitution, employ armed force in compelling obedience to its Authority.

about 5 months ago
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IRS Can Now Seize Your Tax Refund To Pay a Relative's Debt

msmonroe Re:This happened to my wife (632 comments)

No, a liberal would call for people to have personal freedoms. That's what the "liber-" part means.

yeah I agree. If I was liberal seems like I would be saying he should be able to graze anywhere he want's for free man. Peace, Love and Smoke Dope, Man!!!
Same ole thing I am starting to hear all the time; either you agree with me or you're a liberal. Seems like it's the new/old communism. I am for rule by law that's all.

about 5 months ago
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IRS Can Now Seize Your Tax Refund To Pay a Relative's Debt

msmonroe Re:You're unread on the matter (632 comments)

To summarize:

a) Mr. Bundy has purchased the land, grazing and water rights of the areas in question. b) He's paid the appropriate county, state fees. c) The issue is not that he was unwilling to pay BLM, but that the agency basically told all the ranchers they had to reduce their herds by 90% (why, I think this is really about "water", and reducing water usage so more can be routed to Southern California). d) Mr. Bundy refused to capitulate, lose hundreds of thousands of dollars in investments and basically shut down his business on a stroke of an administrator's pen, for a totally unjustified reason.

OK I'll do my research. Do you have any links?

about 5 months ago

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