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Huston Huddleston Wants You To Help Save the Star Trek TNG Set

pangu Re:24th Century (131 comments)

For safety though, I hope they add circuit breakers (a technology along with seat belts that seems to have been lost in the 25th century)."

TNG's period was the 24th century, not the 25th.

Nerds these days, missing the most basic of knowledge. Back in my days, we could tell you the stardates of different episodes from memory and wore an onion on our belts, because that was the style at the time.

I wore Orion on my belt, which will be the style at the time.

about 2 years ago

Will Capped Data Plans Kill the Cloud?

pangu Re:Internet should be like any other basic utility (530 comments)

Yes, my utilities never double rates in a four year period.... Except one just announced they are doing just that. They even announced it was because we were successfully conserving the resource that they had to double rates.

more than 3 years ago

LHC, CERN Has Found the Hugs Boson

pangu They missed out (86 comments)

Hugs Bosom.

more than 3 years ago

Pentagon Papers Ellsberg Supports Wikileaks

pangu Re:What I can't get my head around... (464 comments)

Here is the excerpt:
The leak exposed massive corruption by Daniel Arap Moi, and the Kenyan people sat up and took notice. In the ensuing elections, in which corruption became a major issue, violence swept the country. "1,300 people were eventually killed, and 350,000 were displaced. That was a result of our leak," says Assange. It's a chilling statistic, but then he states: "On the other hand, the Kenyan people had a right to that information and 40,000 children a year die of malaria in Kenya. And many more die of money being pulled out of Kenya, and as a result of the Kenyan shilling being debased."

So, because of the truth, 1,300 people were killed, not because of corruption and a unstable region?

Hiding the truth is good, because we fear the truth?


The claim is that no one has ever been killed due to wikileaks. Assange himself said otherwise this is not true.

Whether "hiding the truth" is good or not is irrelevant to the initial claim, since a fact has no bias.

more than 3 years ago

Pentagon Papers Ellsberg Supports Wikileaks

pangu Re:What I can't get my head around... (464 comments)

What I can't get my head around is al those people that spend their time complaining that Wikileaks is not careful enough in redacting the documents and is putting lives at risk. I mean talking about a skewed world view... Not one death on the whole planet has been directly or indirectly attributed to any of the Wikileaks revelations. Not one!

Assange himself said 1,300 people died in Kenya as a result of wikileaks.

more than 3 years ago

French Government May Subsidize Music Downloads

pangu Re:I guess that means (187 comments)

If I had to spend 25 euros on a 50 euros card to get 20 euros worth of music I wouldn't do it.

As usual, the taxpayer gets fucked.

Clearly the taxpayer won't get screwed then. Since by your logic no one would take them up on it.

more than 3 years ago

Meet NELL, the Computer That Learns From the Net

pangu "Lears from the net" (272 comments)

So it flies private jets from the net? Did it order them from Amazon?

more than 3 years ago

Dell Drops Ubuntu PCs From Its Website

pangu Re:Sounds like Asus (473 comments)

Ahhh yes, the ol' Intercontinental Ballistic Chair.

more than 4 years ago

OAuth, OpenID Password Crack Could Affect Millions

pangu Re:OpenID (304 comments)

So you say we are supposed to take your advice despite your declared homosexuality?

more than 4 years ago

Happy Towel Day

pangu Re:Don't forget.... (122 comments)

You don't have to bring one. You have to know where yours is.

more than 4 years ago

Another Contender For the Land Speed Record

pangu Re:The real competition is the Aussies (85 comments)

Except the Yanks plan to break the record this year. So while they may not hold it for long, they will hold it assuming they succeed. I'd hardly call that being an "also ran".

more than 4 years ago

UMG To Price New CDs Under $10

pangu Re:It only took a decade or so... (362 comments)

Of course, it's also possible that the music quality will just decline to compensate for the drop in price.

No, it will not, because it can't decline.

more than 4 years ago

Genre Wars — the Downside of the RPG Takeover

pangu Incoherent summary (248 comments)

What does adding RPG elements have to do with removing tools for modding a game? That's right, nothing.

more than 4 years ago


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