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11-lb Robot Can Jump 30 Feet Into the Air

nobodylocalhost Re:It's cool (68 comments)

Right now it is, they are only at platform stage. It's not all that difficult to install gps capable path-finding code on that little thing. Once that is complete, all you really need is a swarm of those with c4 payload to deal with tanks, artilleries, personae... you name it. Just para in like 50 of those with pre-programmed coordinates, and things go "kaboom".

more than 2 years ago
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LulzSec Leader Sabu Unmasked, Arrested and Caught Collaborating

nobodylocalhost Re:Hey wait a sec (511 comments)

Let's all start a PMC and oh call it "Bell Towers" :D Professional politicians have long since figured out how to mitigate the effects of voters. In fact, i would go a step further and say that nothing changes even if you banded together entire slashdot/reddit/arstechnica/digg user base. When it comes down to the basics, your votes really don't matter. Tell me, you honestly think people sitting in congress or on bench or in executive departments are actually the ones making real decisions? Hmmm... that's rather naive. All in all, everything can be reduced down to a numbers game. As long as you got stupid people to front your operation, you can push your agenda while switch between a number of people. And no, it's not some sinister and hidden "shadow governemnt" either, it's just the leadership of the democrat and republican parties.

more than 2 years ago
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State Legislatures Attempt To Limit TSA Searches

nobodylocalhost Re:Supremacy Clause (601 comments)

there is no conflict, federal mandates this to be done, state makes it a criminal offense. what's going on is feds will hire people to do this, and state will arrest these people and put them in jail afterwards.

more than 2 years ago
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Book Review: Java Performance

nobodylocalhost Re:lol java weenies (160 comments)

Hmmm, what are you talking about? Java is about as much of a scripting language as z80 assembly. When you run JVM, it essentially is an emulator, emulating imaginary hardware. Just like running a z80 processor emulator on your intel/amd/ppc/sparc cpu. Would you call z80 assembly a scripting language? When op talk about relations between JVM and Joe Schmo Code Monkey, what he really meant was "Programming in Java is very different from knowing your hardware and the hardware you are trying to emulate in order to figure out the most efficient way to complete tasks". Albeit Java was never designed to be efficient. The goal was to make a standard portable environment across many processors and operating systems. So performance tuning in one environment may very well be detrimental in another. As such mastery in performance tuning also varies from environment to environment. Someone who's awesome at tuning Java performance on solaris/sparc may totally suck at tuning Java performance on linux/intel. All in all, i think your assessment is oversimplifying and generally ignorant.

more than 2 years ago
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Why Nobody Wants You On OKCupid

nobodylocalhost Re:Oddly everyone can tell you how not to get a gi (473 comments)

I have more integrity than someone who literally proves my statement is true. You are like the kettle that cries the pot black. No, men are not powerless to not post their income, but apparently you are too stupid to understand basic economy with supply and demand. Come back after you read econ 101 texts and look up prisoner's dilemma on wikipedia. It seems you only argue based on obvious and personal observations on the surface without even understanding what's the driving force behind why things happen. Just because you, yourself don't post your measurements doesn't matter on the grand scheme of things. Get it in your head: you, as an individual, does not matter. It only starts to matter when a critical mass of people starting to do the same thing. Not posting income for men is in the same class as not posting a picture as a woman on dating sites. Statistics speaks so loudly that your angry reaction cannot cover it. Understand it, accept it, and breathe it.

more than 2 years ago
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Why Nobody Wants You On OKCupid

nobodylocalhost Re:Oddly everyone can tell you how not to get a gi (473 comments)

Now you are just taking what i wrote out of context and smear my integrity with it, not unlike what most politicians do. Spin it all you like, but If you actually read what i wrote, you'd find: No, women are not "bitches and whores"; women who choose mate based on current income are "bitches and whores". Maybe you should learn how to read before jumping into conclusions, or are you affiliated with FOX news? And why do you think men post income? Obviously there isn't a demand from average women, that would just be too logical. There must be a giant male only conspiracy going on to foster the "gold digger" class and screw everyone else. It's time to pull your head out of your ass and smell the battle field of the sexes.

more than 2 years ago
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Why Nobody Wants You On OKCupid

nobodylocalhost Re:Oddly everyone can tell you how not to get a gi (473 comments)

Quit trying to make it sound pretty, because it isn't. There are plenty of men who can support themselves on OKC. A whole lot of them make between 40k to 70k a year. Why are they still single? If you actually looked at the OKC research, you'd see how much of a jump stats show between men who make between 80 to 100k and those who make less than that. Yes, it is a blanket statement backed by research and statistics.

more than 2 years ago
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Why Nobody Wants You On OKCupid

nobodylocalhost Re:Oddly everyone can tell you how not to get a gi (473 comments)

Hahahaha, well said brother, well said. Too many bitches and whores around. A worthy girlfriend/wife is someone who brings the best out of you, make you want to be a better person. Not someone who just want to make a quick buck and don't want to do anything but shopping for clothes and shoes the rest of their lives while you slave away. Women now days totally forgot all about that.

more than 2 years ago
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Personal Electronics May Indeed Disrupt Avionics

nobodylocalhost Re:Fiberoptics (505 comments)

Better solution: snakes!

more than 3 years ago
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Hacker Posts His Crime On YouTube, Lands In Jail

nobodylocalhost Re:Sorry, I gotta say it: (176 comments)

You are missing "EPIC" in front of that "FAIL"

more than 3 years ago
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HBGary Federal CEO Aaron Barr Steps Down

nobodylocalhost Re:Revisionist history anyone? (212 comments)

You, sir, are greatly underestimating the average computer user. Mind you, this is the same mistake Barr made when he went after anon. He thought his company was only going to get DDoS-ed. Well, he thought wrong. It actually takes quite a bit technical know-how and general savvy to survive /b/ and not being trolled into oblivion. My point is, don't make assumptions on the average user, especially those who are not being forced to use computers.

more than 3 years ago
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HBGary Federal CEO Aaron Barr Steps Down

nobodylocalhost Re:owned (212 comments)

Just put this in perspective here... Let's take track records,

This is what rule of law has accomplished.

This is what rule of law asked these scumbags do

And this is in the plans, not to mention DoJ recommended firms to BoA to do this.

At this point I am wondering where is Thomas Jefferson when we need him now, and you honestly are thinking about the wellbeing of some teenager's personal on-line life? They don't even come close in term of scope! If I have to be a sacrifice for Anon in order to stump out the rampant corruption then so be it! I am Spartacus!

more than 3 years ago
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FBI Executes 40 Search Warrants For 'Anonymous'

nobodylocalhost Re:When will they learn? (221 comments)

well, they can do a ww2 japanese american style concentration camp for the anons. So much for democracy and freedom right?

more than 3 years ago
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Jeopardy-Playing Supercomputer Beats Humans

nobodylocalhost Re:Soon, no more call centers (220 comments)

Actually, Watson's accent reminds me of Hal 9000

more than 3 years ago
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Balancing Choice With Irreversible Consequences In Games

nobodylocalhost Re:Quitter (352 comments)

I quit ff7, then proceed to erase the game from my computer with DoD spec secure delete, then proceed to shred the entire game disk and box, then proceed to burn the remains, then proceed to stop buying square goods. Playing a game in essence is to enjoy things that are not possible in reality. If I wanted to see people die, I would work at an old folks' home. Just build good relationships with them and watch them die off one after another. Implementing tragedy in a game is fundamentally annoying and by all accounts trolling. It's basically saying "you can have what ever control you want, but fuck you and your choices, skills don't matter. We are going to do things our way and there ain't a thing you can do about it. (trollface)" It's fine to have tragedy in a movie, book, or any of the none-interactive media. But as interactive media goes, why would I pay my hard earned dollars to feed trolls?

more than 3 years ago
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'Reading Level' Filter Added To Google Search

nobodylocalhost Re:High school math versus college math (266 comments)

It's English used in those math sites. You can express complex ideas in simple terms, and simple ideas in complex terms. It has nothing to do with the actual content.

more than 3 years ago
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MasterCard Hit By WikiLeaks Payback Attacks

nobodylocalhost Re:Stupid action (715 comments)

DDoS maybe a stupid action. However, closing out your accounts are not. I've already closed out my paypal account, and will soon close out my BoA and Master accounts. I would urge those with everyone's best interest in mind doing the same.

Thank you

more than 3 years ago
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Gamers Abandoning DS, PSP In Favor of Smartphones

nobodylocalhost Re:Mental Health Days (305 comments)

I think you need a "mental health" day away from slashdot. Just saying...

more than 3 years ago
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Consumer Reports Gives AT&T Lowest US Carrier Rank

nobodylocalhost Re:They'd complain about anything probably. (187 comments)

Being fickle is a part of the machinery that keeps capitalism viable. How else do you ensure there's competition between the telecom providers? And why else would someone try to make a better phone year after year?

more than 3 years ago

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