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Facebook Blamed For Driving Up Cellphone Bills, But It's Not Alone

rholtzjr Canceled my account long ago (131 comments)

Farcebook is a worthless application that has no inherent value other than wasting time and advertising how we live our daily activities. Who cares that I went to the mall, who cares that I hiked 10 miles, geez, and better yet let me advertise when I am not going to be home for the thieves to come ransack my home. This is an application that need to go away.

about two weeks ago

HP Recalls 6 Million Power Cables Over Fire Hazard

rholtzjr Re:Not the PSUs? The actual cables? (137 comments)

Made in China. Saving money is the key here, not quality and definitely not safety.

about three weeks ago

World Health Organization Calls For Decriminalization of Drug Use

rholtzjr Re:Finally! (474 comments)

I agree with your comments on this as well. What would we do with all the prison space currently housed by drug-related occupants? That would put a heavy dent in the income of the organizations that manage the prison systems (which are mostly cronies of the politicians). And once the dent is made in their profits, they would lobby to elevate the penalty of some other illegal act to put the profits back into their pockets, say jaywalking or driving while texting is a now mandatory 90 days in prison.

about 2 months ago

Ask Slashdot: How Often Should You Change Jobs?

rholtzjr Re:Job Hopping (282 comments)

It is obvious that you have never been a consultant before. If you throw the 1-2 years and less into the "least likely" pile then you are going to miss out on people who can adapt rapidly in practically any situation. This is what the industry created when they started outsourcing. In the event that a person goes from a full time employment to a consulting type employment are you saying you would not want this type of person to re-enter the full time employment category? Seeing as you have 25 years with a single company shows that you are operating on a 25 years old concept.

about 2 months ago

Robbery Suspect Tracked By GPS and Killed

rholtzjr Re:ANOTHER DEAD BODY! SWEET JUSTICE! (450 comments)

Agreed! I would put no blame on the officer in this scenario. I would have done the same thing if a gun was trying to be pointing my way.

about 4 months ago

Robbery Suspect Tracked By GPS and Killed

rholtzjr Re:ANOTHER DEAD BODY! SWEET JUSTICE! (450 comments)

The officer did nothing wrong in the described situation. I would have done the same thing had someone raised a gun at me as well.

about 3 months ago

The Next Unreal Tournament: Totally Free, Developed By Public

rholtzjr Re:so (122 comments)

I have a better idea, why don't you keep using your cheats and I will move on to a game that utilizes skill and not mods to overcome opponents.

about 4 months ago

The Next Unreal Tournament: Totally Free, Developed By Public

rholtzjr Re:so (122 comments)

No, I am saying his cheats on invulnerability won out on a standard in-game weapon

about 4 months ago

The Next Unreal Tournament: Totally Free, Developed By Public

rholtzjr Re:so (122 comments)

I am no longer interested in this cheat infested type FPS's. I totally lost interest in deluging a person with a rocket launcher only to be killed by him with a knife.
Best of luck folks.

about 4 months ago

Men And Women Think Women Are Bad At Basic Math

rholtzjr Don't know about you, but.... (384 comments)

My sister has a Masters Degree in Mathematics and also teaches an advanced placement Calculus class at a local high school. Women bad at math????
I know that to be different. I would rather think that it has to do with having the ability to think in an abstract manner. Some people can do this easier than others. Gender has nothing to do with it.

about 6 months ago

ACLU Sues To Protect Your Right To Swear

rholtzjr You should try it in Texas (698 comments)

Swearing in the presence of a law enforcement official in Texas is considered an act of resistance. Therefore resisting an a law enforcement official (misdameanor), where you will be thrown in jail for a least a minimum of 72 hours (at least until bailed out). When you get out you still have to go to your local court and fight (and still pay court costs), where you will then be free to be picked again if you foolishly try it again. RULE 1: MAN WITH THE GUN: Yes sir.... No sir.... RULE 2: DISRESPECT IS NOT APPRECIATED: refer to RULE 1

more than 3 years ago

What Did You Do First With Linux?

rholtzjr First Linux Experience (739 comments)

Set up a console only DNS and Mail server on Slackware Kernel version 1.2.13 for a company to prove that Linux can handle the job.
Had to combat several Sun and Windows developers who where trying to sabotage by exploiting early vulnerabilities. All in all, it was an experience that I would repeat again.

more than 5 years ago

When Teachers Are Obstacles To Linux In Education

rholtzjr When Teachers Are Obstacles To Linux In Education (1589 comments)

While I am not sure that this is a conspiracy, I do believe this could be contributed to an uninformed educator.
As a relative of mine is an educator, they do not always have the time and effort to keep up with the latest technology for the education of our children. After speaking with this relative, I have also realized that it is not always the educator, it is also within the parents' responsibility as well.

Educator's responsibilities are to provide an environment and tools to allow the student to learn

Materials to provide the information:
    After School studies

Environment to allow for discussion, exploration and environment to provide for Problem determination:
    Access to information
    Where to find information
    Validity of information
    Viability of information

If it were me, I would question the reason for the confiscation and if no viable reason was provided, then I would demand the CD's back and inform the educator to not react without proper knowledge of the situation (i.e. LINUX is free)

more than 5 years ago

Human Rights Court Calls UK DNA Database a 'Breach of Rights'

rholtzjr Re:Figures... (206 comments)

This is the reason why I am leaving the United State!... I can no long rely upon "The People" to protect me. This country has become corrupt!!!! I can no longer provide a contribution to this type of society, and must pursue another means of existence in another country. GOOD BYE USA. CYA...

more than 5 years ago

Sun Releases JavaFX

rholtzjr Re:Probably Also Contending with OpenLaszlo (185 comments)

I am open to all technologies that are for "Open platform".
Any that are not, then I want NOTHING to do with.
I am tired as a developer to "change" platform specification!!!!!
Enough is enough

more than 5 years ago

Next G8 President Wants To "Regulate the Internet"

rholtzjr Re:It'll never happen. (279 comments)

I just had to comment on this one,,,,, Mafia.,,,, LOL

more than 5 years ago

Warner Music Pushing Music Tax For Universities

rholtzjr RIAA after revenues from Universitiers (1 comments)

Now that they have TOTALLY screwed the multimedia concept of the internet, they ARE NOW trying for the most "Unprofitable" group on the internet!!!!! Are you expecting for the parents to pay for this via legal fees (passed on through tuition) !!!!!!! So If the Universities are going to pass the legal indemnities for your child, it is a desirable institution??? SHAME ON YOU (Universities)

more than 5 years ago

Student Charged With Three Felonies For Finding Security Flaw — and Reporting it

rholtzjr Re:Improper disclosure? (547 comments)

Youth: Umm, excuse me sir, but your fly is open.

Elder: Shut up you young wipper-snapper. I know more than you will ever know... hehe, because I have the LAW to back me up!!

more than 5 years ago


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