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2 Mars Missions Set For Arrival, Both Prepare for Orbital Maneuvers

stevez67 Re:a collision wouldn't surprise me (31 comments)

I'm having trouble remembering the last time two gov't funded space exploration vehicles collided. Oh wait, you were just trying to appear clever but collided with fail.

3 hours ago
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Ask Slashdot: Remote Support For Disconnected, Computer-Illiterate Relatives

stevez67 Re:Chrome (334 comments)

No.

4 days ago
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What To Expect With Windows 9

stevez67 Just the basics (541 comments)

Speed and stability. All the drama about new features, missing features, start menus and other preferences are all just nonsense. Just make it fast and stable.

5 days ago
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Apple Edits iPhone 6's Protruding Camera Out of Official Photos

stevez67 A protruding camera? Srsly? (424 comments)

If the biggest concern is a picture in marketing materials has been altered, people are grasping at straws for drama. After all no one in marketing alters pictures of actors, actresses, models, cars, motorcycles, musical instruments, etc etc etc (your sarcasm alarms should be going off now).

5 days ago
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Artificial Spleen Removes Ebola, HIV Viruses and Toxins From Blood Using Magnets

stevez67 Nonesense (105 comments)

The data in the paper is related to bacteria, not viruses. Antibiotics work against bacteria, not viruses. someone needs to try to repeat the experiment and confirm the results. The paper reads more like a patent application than a scientific publication.

about a week ago
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AT&T Says 10Mbps Is Too Fast For "Broadband," 4Mbps Is Enough

stevez67 Re:I Agree (528 comments)

Per person or device. Now, take a standard household of 4-5 persons (family members plus visitors), each with a device, and you need 20Mbps down and 5Mbps up at each household.

about two weeks ago
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SpaceX Challenges Blue Origin Patents Over Sea-Landing Rocket Tech

stevez67 Musk vs Bezos (75 comments)

The ultimate conspicuous consumption challenge.

about three weeks ago
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Should police have cameras recording their work at all times?

stevez67 Let's be fair (455 comments)

Everyone who thinks police should be subjected to wearing a camera every second they're on duty should also have to wear a camera while at work. If the excuse of "justice" applies to the police, it should apply to everyone.

about three weeks ago
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VMware Unveils Workplace Suite and NVIDIA Partnership For Chromebooks

stevez67 Yawn (60 comments)

When Google absolutely, positively must data-mine you deeper! And on a Crap-book too!

about a month ago
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If Java Wasn't Cool 10 Years Ago, What About Now?

stevez67 How to make any programming language seem cool (511 comments)

Create a calendar showing scantily clad beautiful women reclined on cars and motorcycles writing code, and it will appear to be cool. To 12 year old boys.

about a month ago
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Every Day Is Goof-Off-At-Work Day At the US Patent and Trademark Office

stevez67 No surprising (327 comments)

Human nature being what it is.

about a month ago
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China Smartphone Maker Xiaomi Apologizes For Unauthorized Data Access

stevez67 Thank you very much (64 comments)

I prefer capitalist stooges stealing my personal information, rather than commie stooges. (stolen from Dr. Strangelove)

about a month ago
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Xiaomi Arrives As Top Smartphone Seller In China

stevez67 Re:Good for them (82 comments)

That's a quite naive point of view.

about a month and a half ago
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Satya Nadella At Six Months: Grading Microsoft's New CEO

stevez67 Re:Atlas shagged your comments (151 comments)

Somebody is off their meds again.

about a month and a half ago
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The Great Taxi Upheaval

stevez67 A rose by any other name (218 comments)

Using an app to find and get into a car with someone you don't know is little more than hitch hiking. And we all know how safe THAT is. Dressing it up in false libertarianism and anti-government paranoia doesn't make it any better or safer. And the 2008 financial crisis should have taught us something about relying on the free market to keep things under control.

about a month and a half ago
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The Department of Homeland Security Needs Its Own Edward Snowden

stevez67 Re:Bob: So we just went ahead and fixed the glitch (190 comments)

Turn the it over to Congress? Yes, let's swap DHS for a bunch of do-nothing industry and wealthy donor shills. What could possibly go wrong?

about 2 months ago
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Windows 9 To Win Over Windows 7 Users, Disables Start Screen For Desktop

stevez67 Re:I skipped Windows 7... (681 comments)

If a Mac Pro is only "a little more money" either you're paying too much for your PCs or you have a skewed idea of what "a little more" is.

about 3 months ago
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Tom's Hardware: Microsoft Smartband Coming In October With 11 Sensors

stevez67 A solution without a need (70 comments)

They'll all fail because there simply is no mass need to drive sales.

about 3 months ago
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Update Your Shelf: BitLit Offers Access To Ebook Versions of Books You Own

stevez67 Not a chance (82 comments)

"None of the Big Five publishers will EVER participate ..." FTFY

about 3 months ago

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