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In France, Most Comments on Gaza Conflict Yanked From Mainstream News Sites

rtb61 Re:maybe (376 comments)

Quite simply because Gaza has a remarkable resemblance to the Warsaw Ghetto http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/W... during World War II and the solution put forward by Israel for attacks coming from the ghetto are identical to those carried by by the Nazi SS troops. The big difference is the US government participated in the prosecution of those who carried those acts during the 2nd world war and are doing everything possible to hinder prosecution now. All apparently because so many US congressmen have been bought of by campaign contributions from the Israel Mossad very profitable campaign contribution considering how much free stuff Israel gets from the US in return literally millions for billions.

3 hours ago
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Satellite Images Show Russians Shelling Ukraine

rtb61 Re:Great... (305 comments)

Fine, blame the US government. They publicly admitted knowing the separatists had a high altitude missile system from July the 4th on, apparently they were looking for fireworks because they told no one, until the civilian aircraft was shot down by a trained crew of Russian speaking Ukraines whose alliances are still unknown as they have not been made available for harsh interrogation techniques as well as a threat of execution upon prosecution for the crime they committed. Apparently volunteers were available to fire the Ukraine missile system but not volunteers available to stand trial and put the blame upon those who orchestrated this. Keeping in mind only the Ukraine government could have provided clearance for the civilian aircraft and it did so after July the 4th, long after 'losing' the missile system.

As for missile fire from Russia into the Ukraine, US approved retaliation for artillery fire one nation into another has been categorically made clear in Israel's example and there were those Russian deaths in Russia. US approved response includes everything from return fire, through to air attacks and even ground assault or is that only applicable for Israel and Russia is denied that response.

4 hours ago
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Switching From Microsoft Office To LibreOffice Saves Toulouse 1 Million Euros

rtb61 Re:sure, works for France (263 comments)

There is a phrase that covers you "I'm alright jack" http://www.urbandictionary.com...!. I can assure you by far the majority of American workers get to negotiate fuck all and are lucky to get reasonable health coverage let alone anything else. So for them moving to any other modern democracy with universal health care, set protective employment conditions etc would make them far better off even when by far the majority of them are to ignorant to realise this. As for the minority, well, "I'm alright jack".

2 days ago
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"Magic Helmet" For F-35 Ready For Delivery

rtb61 Re:Cost (182 comments)

Problem is foreign air forces might not play the game and instead send up long range stealth cruise missiles at one hundredth the cost or one hundred times as many incoming fighters. All networked together, sharing data and combining their attack.

2 days ago
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The Secret Government Rulebook For Labeling You a Terrorist

rtb61 Re:Can I even fly any more? (241 comments)

Of course think of all the fun if you knew you were on the terrorist watch list. Sending properly worded private emails to all the people private or public you dislike. The higher up the list you are the greater the damage mwah ha ha. Is there a way to leak a copy, are you rated alphabetically or by threat level, we want UID scores, yeah. The all new social networking game, get yourself on the Terrorist Watch list and see how high you can raise your threat level, without actually getting arrested. Publication of the list should be the next White House petition. It would be a really cool as a global game as foreigners get to play too.

Mocking the list is by far the best defence against the list. Actively seeking contact with persons already on the list. Joining groups listed just to get listed. Repeatedly conduct legal activity that earns list placement. Using multiple activities to increase your list score. Finding ways to discover if you on the list and your list score. Don't fear the list, just send a big ole fuck you (there just ain't no polite way to put that) to the list creators and keepers.

4 days ago
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VP Biden Briefs US Governors On H-1B Visas, IT, and Coding

rtb61 Re:they can't find people who will work 60-80+ hou (223 comments)

Free market - they are filling jobs locals don't want to do for the money being offered - apparently it's only a one way free market - surprise, surprise, surprise. Using the car analogy Unions provide for lanes travelling in the other direction, from the top down to the bottom. Want change unionise and kill the H-1Bs.

4 days ago
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Google Offers a Million Bucks For a Better Inverter

rtb61 Re:I've heard this one... (260 comments)

There appears to be a significant flaw in the specification. Technically whilst the inverter is limited in size, they have not limited what the inverter is contained in, so a liquid nitrogen bath comes to mind. Doing so makes the inverter quite easy to achieve and the temperature would remain very low even excluding the affect of the liquid nitrogen beyond it's super conductivity enhancing ability. So they should require the inverter function in a room temperature environment.

This is really all about materials design and molecular engineering. Creating micro channel structures to conduct the electricity, interleaved between layers of high heat conductivity material. Of course doesn't matter if it is small if you use very expensive material to manufacture it, you end up defeating your own purpose, like fooling around with platinum.

5 days ago
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How One School District Handled Rolling Out 20,000 iPads

rtb61 Re:Yeah, students will use bandwidth (285 comments)

It appears you have never ever configured a notebook for secure use environment, I assure they can be configured to download only what you want them to from a source you specify. 16GB less operating system, less applications, less multi-media content, less all required texts and plus references works and less student created content, shrinks to nothing pretty fast. Plus you can protect the screen and you have a keyboard whilst retaining a full sized screen. The drive with computerising schools to to get students to create content not bloody mindlessly consume it, just to drive corporate profits.

5 days ago
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New York Judge OKs Warrant To Search Entire Gmail Account

rtb61 Re:Warrants are supposed to be narrow (150 comments)

A far better analogy is snail mail. The judge has granted the right to enter an unlimited number of recipients houses and recover mail sent to them. The real question is who owns that mail, the senders, the receivers, the handlers or the, the ISP. That is the tricky question with regards to email versus snail mail and that technically email should be legally treated exactly the same as snail mail because by and large that is the public expectation.

about a week ago
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How One School District Handled Rolling Out 20,000 iPads

rtb61 Re:Yeah, students will use bandwidth (285 comments)

That is a technical lie. If you had provided them with notebooks with hard disk drives, by far the majority of the information they required for the the whole school year could have been pre-installed on the notebook, with only minor update traffic required. Of course tablets lacking significant storage capability require a continuous flow of data, now add in class timing schedules, and the data flow has significant peaks which of course result in inevitable bandwidth problems. So not only poor input interfaces limiting creativity and foolish lock in but huge bandwidth problems.

about a week ago
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NASA Names Building For Neil Armstrong

rtb61 Re:What, NASA doesn't sell there building naming r (52 comments)

Why doesn't NASA ignore the celebrity bullshit and name buildings after the people they did the real work of getting man into space and onto the moon, the Scientists and Engineers. NASA you want more scientists and engineers, than stop bloody giving them a back seat to the monkey in the cockpit, grrr ;).

about a week ago
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Rupert Murdoch's Quest To Buy Time Warner: Not Done Yet

rtb61 Re:so one billionaire (63 comments)

Murdoch is also very unlikely to get Time Warner as long as he continues to try to buy it with junk bond status non-voting News Corporation stocks. News corporation just can not cut it on the internet which will make it a boat anchor for the Time Warner group. As News Corporations drops and Time Warner rises so the buyout will eventually be on the other boot. The MySpace was the death knell for News Corporation on the internet.

about a week ago
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States That Raised Minimum Wage See No Slow-Down In Job Growth

rtb61 Re:Local testing works? (777 comments)

Well of course that unemployed person ends up being employed when those around them with higher minimum wage buy stuff that needs to be made so that unemployed person now has a job. How much does an unemployed person make, likely the minimum wage once they become employed because the minimum wage jobs are the first to re-appear when the minimum wage is raised. As the flow on affect occurs so higher wage positions appear. The area of the market that loses is the slaver 'er' servant market, cheap maids, cheap gardeners etc. all paid for by cheap asses.

about a week ago
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Google To Stop Describing Games With In-App Purchases As 'Free'

rtb61 Re:Apple has 'done nothing'??? (139 comments)

The claim that parental approval is required can only be made if parental access is properly validated. Threatening to charge the child with fraud if the parent refuses to pay, is not by any stretch of the imagination seeking parental approval prior to the pay to win virtual sale of imaginary goods. Also refusing to refunds especially when the product suffers no wear and tear or re-stocking cost is also pretty extremely corrupt.

about a week ago
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Ask Slashdot: How Many Employees Does Microsoft Really Need?

rtb61 Re:How many employees does Slashdot need? (272 comments)

Do you how you calculate how much you 'NEED' to make. You don't bloody look at the job being done and think well the worse the job the less we'll pay them. You look at life costs. So how much to buy quality food and groceries, have a place to live, transport to work (bound to quality city planning), health costs, retirement, clothing and because workers are not animals to be beaten into submission some leisure spending. Now add on that breeding costs because that has to happen otherwise your community will collapse. So add it all up and you can figure out why some people need more than one job with both parents working.

Don't be an evil little git and define what people should be paid by how crappy the job is, always reflect on how much they need in order to live properly and honestly the more crappy the job the more they should be paid not less.

about two weeks ago
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CCP Games Explains Why Virtual Reality First Person Shooters Still Don't Work

rtb61 Re:Not if you use the Virtuix Omni (154 comments)

What you need is a force feed back suit, basically an extension of powered exoskeleton technology http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/P... but instead of providing mechanical assistance it provides mechanical resistance. Not only can it be used in gaming but in remote robotics where the operator guides the robot and gets feedback from the robot for accurate motion. Think of the suit being suspended in mid air, holding the player up and allowing a full range of motion, quite expensive and really only for the relatively wealthy, interactive gyms and hotels for an extended experience. Use in remote robotics extends the technology and subsidises cost, unfortunately it can also be extended for military and law enforcement operations. Think of the operator back in base in their force feedback suit controlling the armoured conflict drone. The big problem with powered exoskeletons in fitting the operator inside them, put the operator in a remote location and the become far simpler to design and that same technology can be use in all high risk environments, like fire rescue, not just of course fully immerse virtual gaming, which might seem like a waste but of course it helps generate the numbers to pay for development and manufacturing.

about two weeks ago
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New York State Proposes Sweeping Bitcoin Regulations

rtb61 Re:Translation (121 comments)

You know how a ponzi scheme works http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/P.... Those at the top of the pyramid sell the scam to those at the bottom. Those higher up the pyramid make a load of money whilst those at the bottom make nothing as the scheme collapse. Now bitcoin, how easy was it to generate money at the begging for free, all those people had to do was sell the scheme to others, who would find it progressively harder to generate coins, whilst those at the begging cashed in for millions, hmm, ponzi currency, easy at the beginning, the bif sell, impossible at the end. The most marketed benefits of ponzi bitcoins tax evasion and criminal transactions.

about two weeks ago
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New York State Proposes Sweeping Bitcoin Regulations

rtb61 Re:Translation (121 comments)

Only need one bit of legislation, declare it a ponzi currency, which it is and let the real asset seizures begin.

about two weeks ago
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UN Report Finds NSA Mass Surveillance Likely Violated Human Rights

rtb61 Re:No (261 comments)

Not to mention the tiny little fact that the NSA broke computer crime laws in every country on the face of the planet. This after the US screamed about computer crime laws, sought to extradite all and sundry for the most minor computer crimes, spending millions on it whilst it itself was doing far, far, mind boggling, far worse. Double speak for USA crime is justice or computer hacking is only hacking when everyone else does it when the US does it we have a memo for that. Forget the constitution, forget the legislature, the US has memos that legalised everything and anything.

about two weeks ago
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Malaysian Passenger Plane Reportedly Shot Down Over Ukraine

rtb61 Re:Wait for it... (752 comments)

Better question to ask are who benefits and what was the regional track record. Who benefits at this time is pretty clear Ukraine and Israel. Ukraine into attempting to bring in international support. Things are not all hunky dory into Ukraine defence forces, they can not even properly feed their troops let alone pay them, the oligarch are too busy strip mining the country of anything they can loot and selling off the remainder to the US, so desperation is rising. Israel, another land based invasion of that Warsaw like ghetto Gaza, which will be kept off the front pages (there are highly skilled mercenaries from all over the world operating in the Ukraine, only temporarily loyal to the highest bidder). All prior rebel shoots down of aircraft were at low altitude, none at high altitude. Apparently a very high skill set of many operators is required to operate the system, definitely not point and click, strictly specialist trained operators.

The biggest indication of false flag, western media are trying to claim Russia shot down the aircraft without any reason why given and only mention the Ukraine government, the biggest benefactor in passing as a maybe might be.

about two weeks ago

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How to make use of public review sites

rtb61 rtb61 writes  |  1 year,25 days

rtb61 (674572) writes "Coming across a particular public review site http://www.productreview.com.au/ I noticed that by far the majority of 5 star reviews for http://www.billyguyatts.com.au/ well all one shot reviews, where as the majority of negative reviews were by people who had made a multiple of varying reviews across various products.
Another site which comes to mind is http://www.imdb.com/ which seems to suffer from a veritable plethora of fake one shot 10 out of 10 reviews.
When I commented on the inconsistency, my comment was deleted and marked as "Inappropriate Content" as if I had been abusive.
So which review sites are reasonable, how can you make use of them and what are review sites doing to clean up their act. Are gradated reviews better where, various qualities are separated out and each rated (especially contradictory qualities) so at least to slow down fake reviews"

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Script Kiddies

rtb61 rtb61 writes  |  more than 2 years ago

rtb61 (674572) writes "Should adults who supply software for criminal use to minors or lead minors into taking criminal actions on the internet be charged with grooming children and child abuse. As in the case of Hector "Sabu" Monsegur and Lulzsec, where he established contact with some of the accused members Lulzsec when they were minors and led them into committing crimes on his behalf prior to those individuals latter being arrested as adults. Has the FBI in this case failed to follow up upon confessed criminal actions."
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A differen method of protest

rtb61 rtb61 writes  |  more than 6 years ago

rtb61 (674572) writes "Whilst stumbling about the web I came across the fascinating article http://www.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,1719872,00.html and to quote "If asked to serve on a jury deliberating a violation of state or federal drug laws, we will vote to acquit, regardless of the evidence presented.", a protest method I would never have though of. A stunning and imaginative way to declare war upon an out of control civil war, the drug war."
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Australian Labour Party going for a big net impact

rtb61 rtb61 writes  |  more than 6 years ago

rtb61 (674572) writes "The Australian Labour Party pushing for net aware youth with a flashy personality orientated web site http://www.kevin07.com/. I got it in my email, I suppose I must have registered at one stage or other in way or other. A site complete with pro-youth links to Youtube, Myspace and Facebook. Personally I have never been into team politics and think it is a stupid way to align yourself politically as an individual, always pursue the policies and leave the rah rah for the jock straps and sport, at least there are some policies on the site. I still wonder whether it is appropriate for parties to indirectly promote commercial web sites by linking to them, as for 'KMail', perhaps a little political correctness with a polite point to the people at KDE. The Facebook link it is likely a very bad idea as they have no control on who or what they are now promoting."
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rtb61 rtb61 writes  |  more than 7 years ago

rtb61 writes "So is Google 'searching' the Slashdot forums for patentable ideas and claiming them as their own? Not that I am particularly proud of coming up with the idea but I certainly don't want Google patenting it, http://yro.slashdot.org/comments.pl?sid=167009&cid =13929372. Now would that post, as negative as it is about the concept, be sufficient to constitute prior art and is Googles "Do no Evil" starting to wear 'patently' thin."

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