Duke Energy Scraps Plans For Florida Nuclear Plant, Forced To Delay Others
No one wants a nuke plant in their back yard, but IF we are going to use them they need to go somewhere, complaining about it and tossing it around just wastes time. The biggest excuse I hear is regulations.. well there are regulations everywhere too. The site located just north of Inglis, FL is only 10 miles or so north of the old site. The town is well known for drugs, fishing and lack of employment (largely due to stubborn locals that don't like new things - like a chain restaurant in town, but complain when they can't get work or find money).
Hurricanes? Well the old plant is in the same area, I lived there while it was hit by a few storms.. no problems, as I understand it the outside of the plant is made to withstand some serious force, like plane crashes, tornadoes and other highly unlikely things. That is the least of my worries. People are so paranoid about stuff that they really know little about, which again leads to senseless fear and more regulations... My biggest fear is that the area is notorious for a lack of education beyond high school, which makes me wonder about who will run (or ruin) the new plant (and why the old one is in such iffy condition).
My view is... the town is already close to the old site, and the new site is not really close to anything else. As far as employment.. well that remains to be seen, the town is close enough now that locals could work (or have worked) at the old plant... doesn't seem to make a difference. I only know a few people in that town that work there (or meet the education requirements). Of course it would probably help as far as temporary work... while they are building it. Really, you want more power.. put it near the old one away from most populated areas... just like they are trying to do. This way people that have jobs with the old plant (or use to have) won't have to relocate to work at the new one.
Lawmakers Seek To Ban Google Glass On the Road
This is hearsay, there is no evidence for or against Google glass, I would expect this to not pass or be overturned on the basis of hearsay until there is EVIDENCE that google glass is a hazard... not just an opinion based on statement or thought... which the hearsay rule is generally aimed at prohibiting. Although the way things are now days I should expect this to be ignored due to lack of respect for our laws and rules over personal feelings and reactions...
Windows 8 Won't Play DVDs Unless You Pay For the Media Center Pack
freeware like vlc player. there problem solved. fu microsoft.
Big Brother Calls 'Shotgun' In Illinois
Just mount the responder where the windshield meets the dash... with the camera facing up... it still reads when you go through the toll.. and all they see is the sky (and no tape used).
Italian Wikipedia May Shut Down Due To New Legislation
This is stupid, it is impossible to publish anything that wont offend someone, and if you replace it with something else, that is sure to offend yet someone else. Italy may as well shut down the net.... I honestly think this tops the chart on retarded ideas... People need to get a grip, it is not possible to have a world that will not show you some offense somewhere, as others have different views and personalities...
NY Senators Want To Make Free Speech A Privilege
This never works.. just try it and watch what the rest of the country does to them.
If anyone in office is ignorant or dumb enough to try this they should be immediately thrown out of office for violating the 1st and attempting to corrupt laws that we have in place they should not lay fingers on... They should be lucky to consider themselves in office... etc... If a party doesnt like the Bill or constitution, they should be reconstructed.
Robot Workforce Threatens Education-Intensive Jobs
WE build robots to do work...
then we build robots to build the robots that do the work...
Then the robots take all of the work...
And we wonder why we have no jobs and lots of unemployment...
Maybe I should buy a share in a working robot and earn a dollar for every so many it makes... that way I can still have an income.
Sprint Customers Face 5GB Hotspot Data Cap, As of Oct. 2
Holy shit Im gonna have a heart attack.. I thought I was the only person on earth who thought this same thing.... Someone needs to put their foot down on these companies, they are all using similar tactics to make a system that is owned by a few companies, but act like a single monopoly by sharing the same bad ideas.
No one will step up though.. it would be nice but everyone thinks someone else will do it or its not worth it.....
I just need power to do it..
AT&T and Verizon LTE Networks Compared
I wonder how the companies with these ridiculous caps will promote the next technology... "blaze through your data cap in no time with our new technology..." I always argued that data caps would become a problem, and made room for companies to put users in a tight spot and charge them more money... now its going to start to show as things progress from here. I still believe that any company promoting high speeds with data caps should be regulated and forced to follow strict pricing guidelines.. of course that will never happen... if you cant support a network at speeds you claim uncapped, or at least more reasonably, then you just shouldn't offer it.
Verizon Makes It Easy To Go Over Your Data Cap
I saw this coming months ago when they started acting funny with the data caps..... There should be some kind of regulation the restricts what a wireless or any company limited by bandwidth can do if they place a cap on their accounts.. the restrictions should be based on the cap and cost of the plan. That would help throw a stick in their already crooked wheels.
27,000 South Koreans Sue Apple
Ahh eat your own crap apple... You seriously think after suing suing suing no ones going to sue you.... ? Of course its not like you cant afford it... Now all we need is someone to sue you for a large sum of your bank account.
HTC sues Apple, again
"Apple asked for it, and Apple is served. I will bring my popcorn."
I couldn't agree more.
8 grams of thorium could replace gasoline in cars
Cost.. I am not worried about radioactive.. a lot of medical items are radio active.. so are bananas... Cost is the issue...
When I buy the car will I have to pay the equivelent of 7,500 gallons of gas per gram of thorium? What kind of mechanic would we need to fix it if it broke down? Would it be reliable? ok, so one radioactive concern.. what if you wreck the car... will we have a miniature radioactive fallout? Just a few of several questions...
I do like the idea; however, provided that it won't break the bank.
Apple's Greatest Triumphs, Failures
The Attitude thing is a large part of my dislike for the company... Don't touch me, everything is proprietary so everything costs 2x as much etc.. but it looks cool.
I also like #3 Bully tactics... pretty obvious where that applies today.
I can give them credit on some things, like not being microsoft.. but that doesn't fix the other issues. They have money and power now, but having the wrong attitude and change that over time.
Apple Files Suit Against Motorola Xoom In EU
As i said in a previous articles post...
At first I just was not an apple fan.. now I truly HATE apple. Take your crap somewhere else. You feel so threatened by Android you are running trying to get your mommy to fix it. Just eat this apple and poo it out... I hope the day comes - again - and you have the same thing happen to you, then go bankrupt for your atrocities.
Btw I claim the rectangle... I remember drawing it on paper when I was a kid... and my mother still has the blueprints!
Feds' radios have significant security flaws
I do not see a way totally around this, regardless, there will be ways to cause some havoc or some other problem will prevail.. creating a secure radio that is not going to be really expensive, or be user friendly enough for the less advanced users to use is a bit of a stretch. Even if we did.. give it a few years and someone will figure it out with another toy....
This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions:
1.This device may not cause harmful interference, and
2. this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
Those two alone seem to sum up both sides of the issue...
I am really split on this one... yes I do not think peoples personal info should be spilled onto unencrypted airways... yet also, i do not think the police or any government offier should have a closed communications network... the fact that something is monitored outside the area it is used helps prevent corrupt or inapropriate communications (outside of personal info transmissions)
Court Rules Sending Too Many Emails Is "Hacking"
Another way to look at this...
If you are the Mail server operator and the company you work for does something to upset a lot of people, just to have them send you tons of emails... (even though they were asked to by the union they worked for).. whos fault is that? well if your company did not make the decision they did, then you would not have received an overload of emails, hence it was your companies fault...
The same would apply regardless if it were a person, union, corporation, government, grandma, whoever...
If you do not want a problem, don't start one. simple enough.....
Court Rules Sending Too Many Emails Is "Hacking"
Ok well lets go ahead and force all mail server operators to have to accept any outrageous amount of incoming mail....
Please do not send emails and call excessively just because you can not handle that! Don't complain excessively when we ignore your plea.
I gurantee you if you had an issue with something you seriously disagreed with you are not going to sit on ur butt waiting for something to happen, you are going to get yourself noticed however possible...
If you don't like running a mail server... quit getting paid for it and do something else.
Court Rules Sending Too Many Emails Is "Hacking"
So if a company does something that causes them to receive complaints the complainer is a hacker, what crap Is that. The blame should be on the company for making a bad decision. I have the freedom to communicate with them as much as I want, especially if they are not addressing my issue. I think the people approving this junk needs to be jailed. So if a company were to release a bad product and consumers were to send lots of emails demanding a fix they would be hackers too? Man I never knew how much I really hacked... let's send emails demanding this get fixed....
Apple: No Tactic Is Too Sneaky to Defend the iPad
At first I just was not an apple fan.. now I truly HATE apple. Take your crap somewhere else. You feel so threatened by Android you are running trying to get your mommy to fix it. Just eat this apple and poo it out...
I hope the day comes - again - and you have the same thing happen to you, then go bankrupt for your atrocities.
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