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Police Organization Wants Cop-Spotting Dropped From Waze App

pablo_max harry potter marauders map (277 comments)

Wow, that app must be exactly like Harry Potter's marauders map! Cops automatically appear on the map, no matter what. All cops too. Not just the ones reported by people in speed traps.
I hope the terrorist don't get a hold of this!

1 hour ago
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Verizon, Cable Lobby Oppose Spec-Bump For Broadband Definition

pablo_max Re:America is HUGE (231 comments)

And...is China tiny?
The internet in China is way faster on average than in the US. And the just started!.

Americans seem to be unable to wrap their heads around this simple fact...
Without a strong broadband service, your entire economy will be overtaken in time. You people do the same thing with education. All these stupid morons with no kids...derp derp, why should I have to pay taxes for education derp derp?? They never seem to understand that an uneducated country is a dead country. A country of mcdonalds workers.

yesterday
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Verizon, Cable Lobby Oppose Spec-Bump For Broadband Definition

pablo_max So is China tiny? (231 comments)

Two words.
Bull Shit.
The reason is greed. Pure and simple.
I travel to China all the time for work. Even remote places in China have faster internet than the US major cities. China, in case you didn't know it is also pretty damn large.

yesterday
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Verizon, Cable Lobby Oppose Spec-Bump For Broadband Definition

pablo_max Re:What a bunch of A-Holes (231 comments)

Where the hell in Germany are you living??
I am in Essen and paying 48€ with unitymedia.
I literally didn't know it was possible to get that shitty of a connection here. At least in Essen, I am pretty sure you would need to special order such a crap connection.

yesterday
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Verizon, Cable Lobby Oppose Spec-Bump For Broadband Definition

pablo_max Blood in the streets (231 comments)

Historically, things always get much, much worse before the 99% freaks out. Very seldom do the ruling class give up any power and improve the situation for the masses to relieve the pressure pot.
Just like the 99%, they also repeat the same mistakes over and over.

yesterday
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Verizon, Cable Lobby Oppose Spec-Bump For Broadband Definition

pablo_max What a bunch of A-Holes (231 comments)

Seriously, these guys are total fart blossoms.
I cannot believe the things they are able to say out loud with a straight face.

25Mbps/3Mbps is barely even usable.
Every time I visit my folks in the US, who have 25Mbps/3Mbps I find it unbearably slow. They pay like 80bucks a month for that ridiculous "broadband" connection. 80Bucks!
Meanwhile, I may 48€ per month for 150/25Mbps. That includes TV and phone too.

Seriously, how the fuck can you guys stand it? Especially when ever tech company is pushing their stupid cloud services. How are going to use a cloud service with your ridiculous dialup speeds?
How are you going to watch HD Netflix? Let alone 4K. Forget about it.

yesterday
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Obama Proposes 2 Years of Free Community College

pablo_max Re: Americans are really strange (703 comments)

The students also tend to lean left. But the graduates drift to the right more and more as they leave academia and age. People with four year college degrees are the most likely to vote Republican, followed by people with high school diplomas. People with post-graduate degrees, and high school dropouts, tend to vote Democrat.

I don't think this an elite uni thing. This is part of growing up actually. You see the same from all walks of life.
Normally, when folks reach the age of a college graduate, they tend to have a more black and white view of the world. In my experience, this generally trends towards the right.
However, once they get some life experience under their belts they learn that maybe things are not so cut and dry. This is when they start drifting towards the middle.
They start getting older and think..hey, maybe having health care is not such a bad thing. Maybe ignoring the massive amount of homeless while giving billions of aid to other countries and trillions to the military isn't the best use of funds to secure our way of life and living standards.

about two weeks ago
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Obama Proposes 2 Years of Free Community College

pablo_max Americans are really strange (703 comments)

I don't know--it's community colleges, which should be relatively appealing to Republicans who like supporting hard workers. Republicans hate social welfare programs, but really like the *image* of the hardworking American. By sticking with community colleges rather than going for the elite schools, this may actually have some chance of getting Republican support.

I have to say, Americans are really strange.
Only in America would someone claim, with a perfectly straight face that attending a 4-6 year university is "elite". Are you really that brainwashed?
Do you people not understand the first rule of power? Limit education and knowledge. Keep the people ignorant. It seems they have done such a good job of it that folks actually thinks that uni is only for the elite.
I lived in Germany for several years. At the end of the day, what I pay for taxes is about the same as what I paid in the US. What do I get for my taxes in the US? I get to drive on shitty roads, my kids can go to high school, and there was the worlds largest army by a factor of 10.
In Germany, there is a small army but, my kids get a master or doctorate as they like, I have health care, I drive on great roads, and hell, I can even call the fire department to come a remove some bees in my garden.

It is really strange that all the Jesus people in the US have no moral problem with spending trillions on an Army, but rage about money spent to educate the population and therefore make the country richer and more able to compete against other nations.

about three weeks ago
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Is Kitkat Killing Lollipop Uptake?

pablo_max There is no Lollipop update (437 comments)

"There is no Lollipop upgrade available for any of my devices yet."

There is no Lollipop update for almost all devices!. How the hell should anyone update.
Seriously, do the jack asses that write these articles think that you can just install whatever the heck you want like a PC? I think they have a fundamental misunderstanding of the Android ecosystem.

about three weeks ago
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Hot Springs At Yellowstone Changed Their Color Due To Tourist Activity

pablo_max Public land closures (48 comments)

It may not seem like a big deal, but things like this are used more and more to justify land closures.
For what ever reason, the government has seen fit in the last 2 decades to make more and more public lands off limits to the public. Normally under the umbrella of "protecting" the lands or the public.

about a month ago
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How Astronomers Will Take the "Image of the Century": a Black Hole

pablo_max Black holes are not black (129 comments)

Actually, no, it is not black. In order to have a color, light must reflect off of the object. In a black hole, light does not escape it and therefor it has no color.
In fact, you cannot see a black hole at all. You would only know it's there because of the objects orbiting the event horizon.

about 2 months ago
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Renewables Are Now Scotland's Biggest Energy Source

pablo_max Isn't all renewable? (235 comments)

Hell, even oil is renewable. You just need to wait a while.

I remember reading something about so law saying energy cannot be destroyed. ;)

about 2 months ago
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Apple Disables Trim Support On 3rd Party SSDs In OS X

pablo_max Queue the Apple apologists (327 comments)

Seriously, look at this fellow's posts. Doesn't matter what Apples does, it is not their fault, or it is their fault but it's Apple, so there is a good and just reason.

I just understand this mindset. TRIM has been around for a long time now and it works. Plain and simple. It has worked perfectly on my mac after I enabled with a 3rd party hack.
No, this is only a clamp down in order for force you to buy their SSD for double the price.

I am 100% positive if MS sold SDDs and suddenly blocked TRIM, this turkey would be screaming at the top of his lung about power grabs and anti-competitive actions. But, since we are talking about Apple....

about 2 months ago
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First Commercial Mission To the Moon Launched From China

pablo_max Re:Crowdfunding (73 comments)

hmm, I am not sure that is really true.
I mean, a video game was able to get 59 million so far. A video game!
I would expect it is possible to get much, much more than that for something awesome.

about 2 months ago
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First Commercial Mission To the Moon Launched From China

pablo_max Crowdfunding (73 comments)

I would think that something like a moon hab or station would be perfect for crowd funding.
I think that space is one thing that tons of people are willing to spend money on. I would be willing to put up a few hundred bucks, even if I get nothing in return. So long as the idea is realistic and gets us going in the right direction.
Maybe I will never be able to go into space. At my age, it is likely I won't, but I can at least dream that my kids will go.

about 3 months ago

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