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If Fusion Is the Answer, We Need To Do It Quickly

suman28 Before fusion is completed successfully.. (305 comments)

We must all say F-U-S-I-O-N-H-O. The timing has to be precise, and our index fingers have to carefully touch our neighbours' fingers in an exact dance. You can learn more about this here :)

about two weeks ago
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Uber Demonstrations Snarl Traffic In London, Madrid, Berlin

suman28 If not this... (507 comments)

Something new (i.e driverless Google cars) will come along to threaten their livelyhood. Wouldn't today be the best time to start evaluating a different way to earn a living? How many ways can you possibly protest and keep innovation away from people's daily lives?

about 3 months ago
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Verizon and New Jersey Agree 4G Service Equivalent to Broadband Internet

suman28 Re:Democracy at work (155 comments)

I would have to disagree. It is great that there is a chance to vote the candidate out, BUT it is in the next election cycle. The damage is already done by that time. Any candidate that promises to repeal those laws will come in and get comfy till the next election cycle. There is no need to take any bribes, because adding to this problem are the mindless voters who can't vote out the rubber stamp candidates and you got the policy mess we are in now.

about 4 months ago
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Bitcoin Exchange Flexcoin Wiped Out By Theft

suman28 Dear Respected One (704 comments)

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about 6 months ago
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Demonoid BitTorrent Tracker Apparently Back Online

suman28 Great news (134 comments)

This is great news because for the last few years the media has done their best to demonize torrents and related activity as nothing more than a pirates' leisure time activity. There are truly legitimate uses for torrents and it is great to see that there are good folks working to keep such sites active.

about 8 months ago
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Solar Pressure May Help Kepler Return To Planet-Hunting Duties

suman28 Attitude Control? (46 comments)

I did not know that telescopes had an attitude to begin with. How does adjusting attitude allow a telescope to search for planets?

about 9 months ago
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Do You Like Online Privacy? You May Be a Terrorist

suman28 Re:The power of privacy (720 comments)

it is Anonymous.Coward@ilikeboys.com

more than 2 years ago
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Don't Worry About Global Warming, Say 16 Scientists in the WSJ

suman28 Re:I am not worried about it (1367 comments)

I couldn't agree with you more. While we are at it, I want a personalized climate engineering. I am always +/- 1.23 degrees F colder / warmer than the guy sitting next to me. I used beans as a substitute on the days when it was cold, but *ass power is not what it used it be. My *ass may be used to colder weather and is not able to adjust to these freakish conditions anymore

more than 2 years ago
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Electric Cars May Be Made Noisier By Law

suman28 Re:Forget that (620 comments)

In India and other places, they use horns to "warn" people and it is so unbelievably noisy, and people are so used to the horns that it becomes white noise almost. You honk and the person(s) you are issuing the warning to, COMPLETELY ignores you and does whatever the hell they wanted to do in the first place. When I come back to US, it feels like bliss, nothing having to listen to that. Imagine, hundreds of thousands of people just honking all the time. I think this is just a bad law, and hope it does not pass.

more than 3 years ago
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Are Games Getting Easier?

suman28 Could it be... (854 comments)

The people playing the games might be getting faster as well? Kids as young as 5 years old are using computers. I couldn't remember getting my hands on a computer till I was 15. Kids these days are faster, better, but not necessarily smarter? according to all the other articles on /.

more than 3 years ago
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Julian Love, Lead Technical Artist for Diablo 3

suman28 DRM (102 comments)

Does anyone know if I can play "single player" local to my computer, or is there going to be more of the same Starcraft type DRM where you have be connected to the internet(s) all the time? I was looking forward to Diablo 3 for many years now, and after hearing about the Starcraft DRM, I am very very very disappointed that I will not support this game.

more than 3 years ago
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Sir Isaac Newton, Alchemist

suman28 Re:Science (330 comments)

Just because you don't understand something doesn't make it mumbo jumbo. People of old were a lot smarter than the many morons of today. There is belief that "unknown powers" gave the arc the magical powers it possessed, and science has yet to understand many things around us that have been used in homeopathy for ages, like turmeric, ginger, and garlic. Don't mock it, till you can say "I know everything about everything, and I know that is absolute rubbish"

more than 3 years ago
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Thieves Use Vacuum To Siphon Cash From Safes

suman28 Blame the idiots at the wheel (173 comments)

This doesn't sound like a case of smart criminals, but dumb executives at the head of the supermarket. If this has been going on for four years, why hasn't the company done something to fix the weak link in the chain to begin with? Serves them right for ignoring or not addressing the problem in the first place.

more than 3 years ago
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UK Teen Banned From US Over Obscene Obama Email

suman28 Someone is probably having their laughs (555 comments)

I wonder if some "kid" decided to see what kind of crap /. would put up, and decided to run a story from the UK version of the "National Enquirer" and there are a 3000 comments from people saying "that us just wrong".

more than 3 years ago
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UK Teen Banned From US Over Obscene Obama Email

suman28 Re:Now that's just stupid. (555 comments)

This is a very very good article. Thank you for pointing that out. However, I am curious as to how the court sees "maker voluntarily and intentionally uttered them as a declaration of apparent determination to carry them into execution". What if you simple say, "I had no intention of actually carrying it out. I said something in the heat of the moment". Also, just because the people in power choose to do what they want, i.e. threaten people just for speaking their minds, does not make it right in anyway. The article itself says that "75% of the people who threaten are mentally ill." Cheers.

more than 3 years ago
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Charles Darwin's Best-Kept Secret

suman28 Re:Interesting tool (254 comments)

There certainly is.... Marvin, The Paranoid Android – Hitch-Hikers Guide To The Galaxy, (1978 – 2006) (http://www.denofgeek.com/movies/166933/top_25_screen_robots.html)

about 4 years ago
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Apple In Talks To Bring $0.99 TV Rentals To iTunes

suman28 TV needs to be free!!! (274 comments)

I don't understand why anyone would pay for TV, twice. Almost everyone (atleast in the developed countries) has a TV, and already pays for it. If you miss a show today, you can catch it in just a few hours at the earliest, and a few days at the latest. Most of it is reruns, anyway. If you want to watch something, transfer it before going somewhere. Why the hell would you pay for it again?

about 4 years ago
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Is a US High-Speed Railway Economically Feasible?

suman28 Should use existing infrastructure first (1139 comments)

I live in Atlanta, GA in the "suburbs" and work in Downtown Atlanta. There is a rail line that stretches from somewhere close to where I live to Downtown Atlanta. I fight 1.5 hours of traffic, or 1.5 hours of bus time and some car time, to get back and forth. I always wonder what stops someone from saying, let me use the EXISTING tracks to put a rail from the so called suburbs to Downtown which would cover atleast three cities and would run along the WHOLE STRETCH of I85, and this has not happened as of yet. So, I wouldn't hold my breath waiting for this or any new solution. If anything

about 4 years ago
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RIM's Encryption 'Too Secure' For Indian Government's Taste

suman28 Re:dupe (140 comments)

It is typically written as "enterprise-cum-consumer", meaning "enterprise as well as / with consumer", but in the US? not sure about Europe, that word has becum known for other things besides the cleaner version

more than 4 years ago
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Rogue Anti-Virus Victims Rarely Fight Back

suman28 Too busy (173 comments)

That's probably because people are too busy or too lazy. I would vote most as lazy, but probably busy to see the Cc to see whether they were scammed, if they are smart enough to realize that they have been scammed in the first place.

more than 4 years ago

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Netflix is down!

suman28 suman28 writes  |  more than 3 years ago

suman28 writes "Happening now: What would cause such a major disruption that it brings the entire site down? One of the largest movie distribution sites that offers online flat rate DVD and Blu-ray Disc rental-by-mail and video streaming in the United States[4] and Canada has been down for more than an hour. The cause of the outage is unknown."
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suman28 suman28 writes  |  more than 7 years ago

suman28 writes "Wired has an article talking a little more in depth about how the risk scores assigned to passengers may be illegal according to Congress, which explicitly stated that "None of the funds provided in this or previous appropriations Acts may be utilized to develop or test algorithms assigning risk to passengers whose names are not on government watch lists." Yet the government is insisting that all of it is legal and they have positively identified 4801 suspected terrorists. Scared? Well, make your opinion count by using docket number DHS-2006-0060."

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