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Time To Remove 'Philosophical' Exemption From Vaccine Requirements?

n6kuy Re:Missing part of argument (1049 comments)

> First, the fact that you post AC, says that you are already a liar.

So why should I bother to read the rest of YOUR reply? You posted as AC too!

about a week ago
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Facebook Offers Solution To End Drunken Posts

n6kuy Re:Did you know (134 comments)

Facebook doesn't have my phone number or address. Why would anybody give them that info?

about a week ago
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Dad Makes His Kid Play Through All Video Game History In Chronological Order

n6kuy "All" of the old video games? (222 comments)

I'll bet he didn't make his kid play Spacewar! on a PDP-1.

about two weeks ago
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Utilities Face Billions In Losses From Distributed Renewables

n6kuy Re:BULLSHIT! (280 comments)

Earning less than expected == loss.

Blame the Democrats for that kind of thnking. Every time some agency gets less of an increase than before they whine about budget cuts, when really it's a cut in the amount of budget increase.

about two weeks ago
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Microsoft Files a Copyright Infringement Lawsuit For Activating Pirated Software

n6kuy Re:Courts should punish intentional facilitation (268 comments)

Yeah, We all need dozens of security dongles for all the various copyrighted software we use. And then you're outta luck when the new puppy gets ahold of one of your dongles and chews it up because it can't be bothered to play with the chew toy you spent good money on....

about two weeks ago
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James Watson's Nobel Prize Goes On Auction This Week

n6kuy Re: Is it true... (355 comments)

It means that your "facts" ought to be peer reviewed, and even then sometimes they don't represent the truth after all, and need to be revised later.

about two weeks ago
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James Watson's Nobel Prize Goes On Auction This Week

n6kuy Re: Is it true... (355 comments)

"Facts" are usually just assertions based on someone's interpretation of raw data, the collection of which may have been influenced by subjective biases.

about three weeks ago
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Gilbert, AZ Censors Biology Books the Old-Fashioned Way

n6kuy Re:She's proselytizing ... (289 comments)

No, I mean by claiming rights that don't exist.

about three weeks ago
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Gilbert, AZ Censors Biology Books the Old-Fashioned Way

n6kuy Re:She's proselytizing ... (289 comments)

> she is claiming a "right" which does not exist.

Progressives and liberals of various flavors have been paving the way for that for a long, long time.

about three weeks ago
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Real Steampunk Computer Brought Back To Life

n6kuy Re:Great (81 comments)

Imagine a Beowulf cluster of these...

about a month ago
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How 4H Is Helping Big Ag Take Over Africa

n6kuy Re:Proprietary seeds (377 comments)

Yep. Proprietary seeds are the VxWorks of agriculture.

We need RTEMS kernels.

about a month ago
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Washington Dancers Sue To Prevent Identity Disclosure

n6kuy Strippers! (461 comments)

Nudes for Nerds! Stuff That Matters!

about a month ago
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Computer Scientists Say Meme Research Doesn't Threaten Free Speech

n6kuy Re:Linux Sucks (109 comments)

Exactly!

No need for a girlfriend...

about a month and a half ago
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Computer Scientists Say Meme Research Doesn't Threaten Free Speech

n6kuy Re:Question (109 comments)

The wikipedia article uses lots of words to explain that a "meme" is just the same thing that used to be known as a "fad."

about a month and a half ago
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What Will It Take To Make Automated Vehicles Legal In the US?

n6kuy Re:As someone who has driven before, (320 comments)

Well then, the 2nd phase of the project will be to outlaw manually driven cars.

about 2 months ago
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Vax, PDP/11, HP3000 and Others Live On In the Cloud

n6kuy Lizzie Borden took an ax (62 comments)

... and plunged it deep into the VAX.

about 2 months ago
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Living On a Carbon Budget: The End of Recreation As We Know It?

n6kuy "Environmental justice" (652 comments)

I just realized the article is TL;DR.

about 2 months ago

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n6kuy n6kuy writes  |  more than 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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