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Microsoft Introduces .NET Core

pouar This is a good thing people (187 comments)

I still don't trust Microsoft 100% due to their past, but I think they do want to do more in open source, so I'm cautiously optimistic about the new Microsoft. If IBM can change, so can Microsoft. And I'm hoping they actually did change, but I'm still a bit cautious with them.

about two weeks ago
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Supreme Court To Decide Whether Rap Lyric Threats Are Free Speech

pouar Re:I SAID (436 comments)

And this is why just 5 mod points aren't going to cut it.

about three weeks ago
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Alva Noe: Don't Worry About the Singularity, We Can't Even Copy an Amoeba

pouar It's not robot overlords I'm worried about (455 comments)

What I'm worried about is letting a computer algorithm decide wether it should kill someone or not.

about a month ago
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AMD Building New GPU Linux Kernel Driver To Unify With Catalyst Driver

pouar Re:Cool (56 comments)

Although a lot of problems with Cataclyst will probably be solved as a result of this

about 2 months ago
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AMD Building New GPU Linux Kernel Driver To Unify With Catalyst Driver

pouar Cool (56 comments)

Now if Catalyst gets good enough it might be an option to start using now.

about 2 months ago
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Ubuntu Touch For Phones Hits RTM, First Phones Coming This Year

pouar Re: battle with Android and iOS first! (132 comments)

Agreed. I'd upvote this if I had any modpoints. But since I don't, commenting is the best I could do.

about 3 months ago
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First Shellshock Botnet Attacking Akamai, US DoD Networks

pouar Re:Confused. (236 comments)

You're probably getting downvoted for calling him a twat, not for correcting him.

about 3 months ago
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Microsoft Considered Renaming Internet Explorer To Escape Its Reputation

pouar Great... (426 comments)

It fixed Comcast's rep when they renamed their services to Xfinity. Oh wait, no it didn't.

about 4 months ago
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Washington Redskins Stripped of Trademarks

pouar Ridiculous (646 comments)

If the name Redskins was "disparaging". They wouldn't be naming their team after them

about 6 months ago
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Fiat Chrysler CEO: Please Don't Buy Our Electric Car

pouar Re:Raise the Price (462 comments)

Doubt it. I'm a progressive and I find this regulation stupid.

about 7 months ago
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The Struggle To Ban Killer Robots

pouar I'm surprised no one commented about this yet. (138 comments)

If the "killer robots" tried to take over the world today they would fail quickly, XKCD seems to have explained why already.
https://what-if.xkcd.com/5/

about 7 months ago
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Parents' Privacy Concerns Kill 'Personalized Learning' Initiative

pouar Personalzed? (93 comments)

If they "personalize" learning the same way Facebook "personalizes" ads. Then I don't blame them for not wanting it.

about 8 months ago
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Our Education System Is Failing IT

pouar Re:It's not the education (306 comments)

I've been to college. I know first hand it's the education.

about 8 months ago
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Ex-Microsoft Employee Arrested For Leaking Windows 8

pouar Trustworthy? (197 comments)

I'm guessing the word "Trustworthy" in "Microsoft’s Trustworthy Computing Investigations" is a homonym.

about 9 months ago
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Legal Motion: Hyperlinks Are Protected By the First Amendment

pouar If that's the case.. (49 comments)

"Hyperlinks Are Protected By the First Amendment" If that's the case, then everything on thepiratebay.org is perfectly legal. Torrents and magnetlinks are esentially hyperlinks for the BitTorrent protocal.

about 10 months ago
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Google Won't Enable Chrome Video Acceleration Because of Linux GPU Bugs

pouar Re:Bullshit! (295 comments)

Agreed, I've been running Chrome with graphics acceleration enabled for a long time and I never ran into any issues.

about 10 months ago
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U.S. Students/Grads Carrying Over $1 Trillion In Debt

pouar Re:Tell me again... (538 comments)

It's not. I've been to San Jacinto college, and their programming classes sucked. Advanced C++ my ass.

about 10 months ago
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DARPA Looks To End the Scourge of Counterfeit Computer Gear

pouar Re:hope all it does is verifies... (75 comments)

The Linux kernel could use that GPLv3 license right about now.

about 10 months ago

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