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DEA Program "More Troubling" Than NSA

n0nsensical Re:Interesting (432 comments)

Had one mod point left and wanted to spend it on this article but deciding to respond to your question instead - YES they should be let go, not only because of the unconstitutional legal tactics of the DEA, but because drug prohibition itself is the true miscarriage of justice here! Deaths and social harm? I think you're a bit confused if you think anything other than prohibition is responsible for most of that.

about a year ago
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Nokia Lumia 1020 Video and Photo Shoot Preview

n0nsensical Re:Digital image stabilization makes a comeback. (178 comments)

how's the sound on the concert videos? i've found the gs3 completely useless for recording live sound because it totally oversaturates the mic and comes out all static. my old iphone 4s was better but still distorted quite a bit. trying to find the best one for my next purchase, because the sound is the main thing i care about, but these things are never covered in reviews. sounds like it's either htc one or a nokia but I'd rather stick with android unless the nokia is clearly superior

about a year ago
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Hacked Bitcoin Financial Site Had No Backups

n0nsensical Re:Honestly... (331 comments)

Happening because 17 yr olds who know nothing about writing and deploying production grade software get their hands on Ruby on Rails and think they can do anything including handling lots of money. Thats exactly what happened here. Some months ago I invested a whole 1 btc into Bitcoinica to see what the fuss was all about. The site was so obviously programmed by some amateur that I couldnt even withdraw my 0.8 btc after taking trading losses for a while, took me a while to figure out that one withdrawal method was completely broken, so I did manage to use another to get my 0.8 btc and run, but this site was clearly heading for inevitable disaster to anyone with real professional software experience. Always try before you buy

PS also must say in my experience in the software industry, to the credit of the 17 yr olds involved, even grown adults who do know a thing or two about writing and deploying production grade software still make inexplicable mistakes like not making DB backups. S**T happens but some s**T is more likely than others.

about 2 years ago
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Hacked Bitcoin Financial Site Had No Backups

n0nsensical Re:Honestly... (331 comments)

Happening because 17 yr olds who know nothing about writing and deploying production grade software get their hands on Ruby on Rails and think they can do anything including handling lots of money. Thats exactly what happened here. Some months ago I invested a whole 1 btc into Bitcoinica to see what the fuss was all about. The site was so obviously programmed by some amateur that I couldnt even withdraw my 0.8 btc after taking trading losses for a while, took me a while to figure out that one withdrawal method was completely broken, so I did manage to use another to get my 0.8 btc and run, but this site was clearly heading for inevitable disaster to anyone with real professional software experience. Always try before you buy

about 2 years ago
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3 Drinks a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

n0nsensical Re:Fluid ounces from pounds of water (470 comments)

it may not be the world around but it means the mass of a US pint is 450 g which is quite close to 454 g = 1 pound Obviously under the assumption that 1 pound, a measure of force, is equal to the weight of 454 g of mass, so the whole thing is only valid for US measures taken on planet earth.

more than 3 years ago
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Just Where Is The Lincoln Memorial, Anyhow?

n0nsensical Re:Really? (650 comments)

Chill man, smoke some bud. You wanna shoot a bad mod? That's what m2 is for, try doing some if you want to contribute. Otherwise there's little need for further self-righteous judgment.

more than 3 years ago
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Zynga Investment May Herald Google Games

n0nsensical Re:Missing from summary (186 comments)

Zynga is a scary place full of scary code

about 4 years ago
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Zynga Investment May Herald Google Games

n0nsensical Re:Zynga are evil (186 comments)

Arbitrarily stealing users money with no recourse? you got a lot to learn

about 4 years ago
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Ubisoft's DRM Cracked — For Real This Time

n0nsensical WTF has happened to the world? (443 comments)

Where I come from, we willingly pay money for things we like even given the opportunity to get it for free. Because we want the creators to make a good living and make more of it! And they don't fuck us like bitches in return! I highly recommend anyone concerned with this just turn around, walk away, and spend your energy, and money, on doing something positive for someone who's not trying to fuck you like a bitch. Cause I dont like to get fucked by anyone except the Mrs! There's no point fighting or getting fucked by pricks in suits. There will always be pricks in suits and even if you beat these pricks there will be more pricks lining up to replace them. Until everyone stops playing their little games anyway.

more than 3 years ago
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The Fresca Rebellion

n0nsensical Re:Troll, huh? (776 comments)

Oh, they are quite good at math.

more than 4 years ago
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G20 Protesters Blasted By "Sound Cannon"

n0nsensical Re:It's over. (630 comments)

Allright I admit it, not only am I not going to fight back, I don't even have any big guns! But this is some 1984 shit and they should not be surprised if someone does! Should be a real "riot" when they replace the cops with robots. Military sonic weapons.. deployed in Pittsburgh. Say it.

more than 3 years ago
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G20 Protesters Blasted By "Sound Cannon"

n0nsensical It's over. (630 comments)

Time to bring out the big guns and fight back obviously

more than 3 years ago
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The Story of a Simple and Dangerous OS X Kernel Bug

n0nsensical Re:Still get the kernel panic on Tiger (230 comments)

Hahahahaha. Yeah and by 6 mos after the upgrade every new version of user apps will need function DoSomethingUselessAndShiny out of it. Welcome to the Apple's ecosystem.

more than 4 years ago
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Mexico Decriminalizes Small-Scale Drug Possession

n0nsensical Re:Ineffective dose of LSD (640 comments)

OMG I am a dumbass, ignore this post, 0.015 mg IS 15 mcg after all...

more than 3 years ago
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Mexico Decriminalizes Small-Scale Drug Possession

n0nsensical Re:Ineffective dose of LSD (640 comments)

Check your math, 0.015 mg IS 150 mcg

more than 3 years ago
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Afghan Student Gets 20 Years For Blasphemy

n0nsensical Re:And yet... (618 comments)

Yeah because government officials make loads of money from drug trafficking (and not only Afghanistan's)

more than 5 years ago

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Blogger charged with felony in leak of songs

n0nsensical n0nsensical writes  |  more than 5 years ago

n0nsensical (633430) writes "[Blogger Kevin] Cogill posted nine leaked songs from an unreleased Guns N' Roses album, which has been in the works for more than a decade, on his music blog in June. Now he faces up to three years in prison and $250,000 in fines. On Wednesday he became the first Californian charged under a 3-year-old federal anti-piracy law that makes it a felony to distribute a copyrighted work on computer networks before its release."
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