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DOJ Launches New Cybercrime Unit, Claims Privacy Top Priority

qbast That's exactly what we need (61 comments)

I feel greatly reassured. Don't you?

about two weeks ago
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Pizza Hut Tests New "Subconscious Menu" That Reads Your Mind

qbast Congratulations (186 comments)

- Based on how long you looked at items, you just ordered whole menu!
- Wait, what? I just had to read is slowly because I forgot my glasses
- To cancel, just look at rectangle with Cancel printed inside within next 2s ...
- Cancel, cancel, where the hell is it?!
- This will be $1500. Thank you for using our new subconscious menu!

about two weeks ago
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Twitter Should Use Random Sample Voting For Abuse Reports

qbast Re:could be easy (132 comments)

First rule of crowd moderation: flagging as abusive/trolling/offtopic will be used as 'I don't agree'.

about two weeks ago
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UK Announces 'Google Tax'

qbast Re:Great (602 comments)

Automation doesn't destroy jobs, it increases the amount of goods that a single worker can produce, making everyone richer..

Except for the worker who gets fired.

about two weeks ago
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How the Rollout of 5G Will Change Everything

qbast Re:That's one big bill! (216 comments)

Why would you write anything? With this speed you can just keep redownloading.

about three weeks ago
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BT Blocking Private Torrent Sites?

qbast Re:Hmmmm. (80 comments)

There are other countries outside USA? Impossible.

about three weeks ago
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About 40% of World Population Online, 90% of Offliners In Developing Countries

qbast Re: Developing (45 comments)

Look kids, SJW bot that runs his potty mouth as soon as he encounters a trigger word.
Of course developing countries are better off, that's the whole damn point of developing. The question is if the report, in the name of appeasing PC morons like you, also included self-destructing countries like Central Africa Republic and Somalia in the same group, which would likely skew the numbers badly.

about three weeks ago
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About 40% of World Population Online, 90% of Offliners In Developing Countries

qbast Developing (45 comments)

Do they actually mean developing like "less developed than west Europe, but catching up" or is it just polite euphemism for third-world shitholes that are actually worse than in colonial times?

about three weeks ago
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NASA Offering Contracts To Encourage Asteroid Mining

qbast Re:Legal Issue (153 comments)

I suspect that if I did, somebody would be stopping me. Most probably US government.

about a month ago
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Harvard Students Move Fossil Fuel Stock Fight To Court

qbast Re:Standing (203 comments)

"Idiots, idiots everywhere" is the message I am getting.

about a month ago
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As Amazon Grows In Seattle, Pay Equity For Women Declines

qbast Re:Bullshit Stats. (496 comments)

Well documented differences between male and female brain. Distinct differences are visible in fetus at about 26 week of pregnancy - this is driven by different hormonal levels which is again well known difference and accounts for quite a lot of physical and behavioural changes.

about 1 month ago
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As Amazon Grows In Seattle, Pay Equity For Women Declines

qbast Re:Here we go again (496 comments)

And here we have representative example of SJW style of "discussion".

about 1 month ago
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As Amazon Grows In Seattle, Pay Equity For Women Declines

qbast Re:Here we go again (496 comments)

Yes, it is being accounted for - by hiring males.

about 1 month ago
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As Amazon Grows In Seattle, Pay Equity For Women Declines

qbast Re:Here we go again (496 comments)

The same as conclusions of previous dozen ones.

about 1 month ago
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As Amazon Grows In Seattle, Pay Equity For Women Declines

qbast Re:Here we go again (496 comments)

And no, all your white knighting is not going to get you laid.

about 1 month ago
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Court Shuts Down Alleged $120M Tech Support Scam

qbast Re:Why... (129 comments)

And how many chargebacks?

about 1 month ago
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Uber Threatens To Do 'Opposition Research' On Journalists

qbast Re:Anti-feminism is NOT misogyny (299 comments)

So what the word "misogyny" more commonly refers to ...

You can try to redefine any word you want. Let me check the dictionary ... nope, it still says that misogyny is hatred of women.

about a month ago
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Uber Threatens To Do 'Opposition Research' On Journalists

qbast Re:Uber sounds like a shitty company (299 comments)

Well, then I guess if Uber discovers something about journalists that makes them look bad, it is not Uber's fault, right?

about a month ago
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Senate May Vote On NSA Reform As Soon As Next Week

qbast Re:Not a solution (127 comments)

Would that suddenly justify starting executing random Americans since that is what dictators do?

No, the only think he justify would be dictating. Now, if he instead proclaimed himself to be executor ...

about a month ago

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