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U.S. Supreme Court Declines To Rule On Constitutionality of Bulk Surveillance

oraclese Re:Constitutional Court (141 comments)

Obviously you didn't read the article

No, and i should not need to. if i do, then why bother having a news aggregation page with summaries in the first place?

You must be new here...

about 5 months ago

The Rails Girls Are Coming to a City Near You (Video)

oraclese Rails Girls (162 comments)

What an unfortunate nickname...

about a year ago

Free Wi-Fi: the Movement To Give Away Your Internet For the Good of Humanity

oraclese Nevermind that 'reality' thing (505 comments)

The reason people lock down their wireless are as follows (preaching to the choir, I know): 1) Bandwidth caps (and/or pay-per-use models) 2) Personal security (I don't want someone having access to my information on my network) 3) Legislation (if I allow someone to access my Wi-Fi, I could be held responsible for any illegal activies that the 'someone' participates in) This is like saying everyone should unlock their doors in New York so I can have access to free running water whenever I need it - nevermind their ability to now steal all my crap and void my insurance. Pie in the sky BS.

about a year and a half ago

Timothy Lord Discovers the Good Night Lamp at CES (Video)

oraclese Summary makes brain hurt (236 comments)

My God, this summary is terrible....

about a year and a half ago

Automation Is Making Unions Irrelevant

oraclese Re:Title is misleading (510 comments)

10% of income earners in Africa live in palaces?

about 2 years ago

NASA Satellite Measurements Show Unprecedented Greenland Ice Sheet Melt

oraclese Re:I'm not going to panic just yet... (411 comments)

Is everyone going to laugh if I admit I have no idea what WUWT is? Sigh.... and just as I was about to leave the computer and go outside....

more than 2 years ago

NASA Satellite Measurements Show Unprecedented Greenland Ice Sheet Melt

oraclese I'm not going to panic just yet... (411 comments)

At the risk of sounding like a denier, I'm not going to freak out just yet, since it says in the article (and partially in the summary) that this is believed to happen every 150 years or so, last time being 1889.

more than 2 years ago

Posting Photos of Olympics Could Land You In Court

oraclese I feel sorry for the athletes but... (394 comments)

fuck the olympics. It's become exactly what it isn't supposed to be: a corporate circle-jerk to exploit potential for advertising revenue. The athletes come second, if they are lucky.

more than 2 years ago

SFPD Breathalyzer Mistake Puts Hundreds of DUI Convictions In Doubt

oraclese Lesson from Spurbury-area Highway Cops (498 comments)

Even the highway cops in Super Troopers knew that you have to test your equipment!

more than 2 years ago

Flash On Android Is 'Shockingly Bad'

oraclese Re:Or perhaps.... (657 comments)

I'm all for the purging of everything that is flash, as well. But as long as there is content out there based on it, I wouldn't mind the option of being able to view it.

about 4 years ago

Flash On Android Is 'Shockingly Bad'

oraclese Re:umm (657 comments)

When playing Youtube videos, are you sure they are flash, or HTML5? I have Android 2.1 on my Samsung Galaxy S, and YouTube works without the ability to install a flash player. Forgive my ignorance if I'm missing something ;p

about 4 years ago

Flash On Android Is 'Shockingly Bad'

oraclese Or perhaps.... (657 comments)

"All of which makes one believe that maybe Steve Jobs was right to eschew Flash in lieu of HTML5 on the iPhone and iPad." Or perhaps this just means this is the first iteration of the Android OS to attempt Flash compatibility and it obviously needs more time to mature? I hate flash as much as the next guy, but with as much content as there is out there that is based on Flash, if Android gets it working properly, it will be a big advantage over the iPhone OS.

about 4 years ago

British Library Puts Oldest Surviving Bible Online

oraclese Re:Celebrate! (568 comments)

It was also invented so that Chruch would retain all of a priest's assets after he died, if he had any. No children to pass anything down to.

more than 5 years ago

Inside the World's Most Advanced Planetarium

oraclese Speech impediment (133 comments)

I always thought it was pronounced plan-eh-arium.

more than 5 years ago


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