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How Our Botched Understanding of "Science" Ruins Everything

n6kuy Re:Science (738 comments)

Religion starts from a position of claiming to know everything and works towards eradicating anything that contradicts that position.

Where did you get that assertion? From one of your high priests of Science?


Comcast Allegedly Asking Customers to Stop Using Tor

n6kuy Re:It works both ways... (418 comments)

Wrong answer, buddy.

I'd rather whine and demand even more government regulation of everything in life than switch to a competiter.

about a week ago

CBC Warns Canadians of "US Law Enforcement Money Extortion Program"

n6kuy Re:In other words....Don't look like a drug traffi (462 comments)

That sounds exactly like what a drug smuggler would try to look like, therefore being all 5 of these woud be suspicious...

about two weeks ago

Link Between Salt and High Blood Pressure 'Overstated'

n6kuy Re:Science at its best (291 comments)

Once again, science is reduced to debate and belief. Medicine is rife with these sorts of "schools of thought"(*), it's almost as bad as religion.

There. Fixed it for you..

about two weeks ago

California Tells Businesses: Stop Trying To Ban Consumer Reviews

n6kuy It's a Nanny State law (275 comments)

Only children and babies need nannies to protect them from the Big Bad World.

Adults should be able to evaluate terms and conditions and decide for themselves whether or not to do businesss with companies that impose them; competition should weed out the ones that require onerous contracts.

Adults don't need nannies, but residents of California apparently do.

about two weeks ago

IRS Recycled Lerner Hard Drive

n6kuy Never attribute to malice (682 comments)

.. that which can be adequately explained by incompetence.

about 3 months ago

U.S. Democrats Propose Legislation To Ban Internet Fast Lanes

n6kuy They should ban (190 comments)

... slow lanes, instead.

about 3 months ago

Comcast Converting 50,000 Houston Home Routers Into Public WiFi Hotspots

n6kuy The sooner they do this, the (474 comments)

... sooner I can cancel my Comcast internet service and just use my neighbor's.

about 3 months ago

Thousands of Europeans Petition For Their 'Right To Be Forgotten'

n6kuy We've always been... (224 comments)

... at war with Estasia.

about 4 months ago

Why Disney Can't Give Us High-Def Star Wars Where Han Shoots First

n6kuy Re:Look for a good Fan Edit (210 comments)

> Greedo never got a shot off.

That's because Han Solo shot first.

about 4 months ago

Grading Software Fooled By Nonsense Essay Generator

n6kuy Re:Architecture School! (187 comments)

Yes, but they run it through before it becomes official regullations.

about 5 months ago

The People Who Are Still Addicted To the Rubik's Cube

n6kuy Re:Magic Age (100 comments)

> The Rotation was 18 moves long and the Orientation was 18 moves long.

Ur doin' it wrong

Even the instructions that come with the cube nowadays give you an orientation procedure of 6 moves and a rotation procedure of 8 moves.

about 5 months ago

The People Who Are Still Addicted To the Rubik's Cube

n6kuy Re:I still like cubing... (100 comments)

> In my opinion, the Rubik's brand are the worst available.

You haven't tried the cheap dollar store variety, then.

about 5 months ago

How the Internet Is Taking Away America's Religion

n6kuy Re:Nice timing (1037 comments)

Skew the discussion?

This is Slashdot, remember, where whenever religion is mentioned, the comments are for entertainment purposes only.

about 6 months ago

Survey Finds Nearly 50% In US Believe In Medical Conspiracy Theories

n6kuy Re:Mwuhaha!! (395 comments)

Yes, but we know that it's really a conspiracy to make people believe that people believe in conspiracies.

about 6 months ago

Mozilla Scraps Firefox For Windows 8, Citing Low Adoption of Metro

n6kuy What about fixing the existing browser (200 comments)

.. so that it doesn't lock the whole thing up ("program not responding") for 2 or 3 minutes at a time, while waiting to negotiate connections?

THAT would be worth investing some resources in.

about 6 months ago

The Death Cap Mushroom Is Spreading Across the US

n6kuy Re:Why the hype? (274 comments)

ah.. the kind that glow in the dark...

about 7 months ago



n6kuy n6kuy writes  |  about 8 years ago

n6kuy writes "From this article by Kevin Roark at Los Alamos National Laboratory: "IBM has been selected through competitive bid to build "Roadrunner," the newest Linux-based supercomputer at Los Alamos, and will collaborate with the Laboratory on new, cutting-edge technology that will reach for the petaflop in 2008." Imagine a Boewolf cluster of those!"


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