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Protesters Show Up At the Doorstep of Google Self-driving Car Engineer

supervillainsf Re:So I was sitting behind a Gbus/Fbus on 85 today (692 comments)

Except for the fact that there is no city bus that runs from San Francisco or Berekely to Mountain View, so the competition would be with CalTrain which is owned by Amtrak. As for Bus service, anyone who does the SF - South Bay commute will be familiar with Bauer's busses and they are a private company doing exactly what you are saying can't be done. So, the whole "can't compete with gubment" thing is a bit stupid in this context.

about 3 months ago

Ferrari's New Car Tech Idea: Make Car Go Really Fast

supervillainsf Re:My Mazerati does 185 (226 comments)

If you don't even know how to spell Maserati, I seriously doubt you own one.

Whoosh - that's the sound of a Maserati passing over your head.

about 7 months ago

Curiosity Rewarded: Florida Teen Heading to Space Camp, Not Jail

supervillainsf Re:Good to see intelligence rewarded for once. (241 comments)

If the GP had children of their own, would they not know what children are like? Thus, if they do not know what children are like, they clearly have none of their own. And, yes, I have intentionally posted something redundant in order to point out your redundancy.

I know quite a few parents who have no idea what children are like. You presume a level of interaction with ones spawn that is not necessarily present.

about a year ago

Make Your Own Invisibility Cloak With a 3D Printer

supervillainsf Re:Ready made missile cloak? (80 comments)

Why would you need to be invisible to radar to hang out in front of Starbucks?

about a year ago

Ask Slashdot: What Planks Would You Want In a Platform of a Political Party?

supervillainsf Re:Mandatory gun ownership (694 comments)

I think there's something to this, but I think it should be an annual hunting trip. The kids will actually have to kill something, clean it and eat it. Might even have the side benefit of helping people understand that meat doesn't originate in the grocery store.

1 year,1 day

UK Privacy Watchdog: 'Right To Be Forgotten' On the Web Unworkable

supervillainsf Re:NO, FUCK YOU (134 comments)

If you're worried about it, I'd suggest not using g+ to log into sites that don't require it. Also, just stop using any web service that doesn't respect the privacy rights you require. In fact, I see a business opportunity right there - you should build a google/facebook/whatever competitor that is totally private and secure and doesn't track anything - people will flock to it and you'll make money hand over fist, i'm sure.

1 year,25 days

Microsoft, Partners Probed Over Bribery Claims

supervillainsf Re:Hate to defend M$ in any way, but (137 comments)

Yup, it's why the whole "expediter" industry exists - to isolate American business from the "bad things" while still being able to operate in countries where you can't even get the most basic permits without money being passed under the table.

about a year ago

Obama Administration To Allow All Spy Agencies To Scour Americans' Finances

supervillainsf Re:There may still be some money stashed in a matt (405 comments)

Out of curiosity, could you expand on how you do it. Cash only seems like a difficult proposition with car/rent/mortgage/paychecks etc. Thanks in advance

about a year ago

Driver Trapped In Speeding Car At 125 Mph

supervillainsf Re:It's called the key (1176 comments)

If you read other articles it is mentioned that his car is modified for an unspecified handicap and couldn't be turned off or shifted into neutral. The police had even patched him into a call with an engineer from Renault who was unable to solve the problem.

about a year ago

Windows 8 Sales Below Projections

supervillainsf Re:It wasn't time (663 comments)

It's really called the Charm Bar? Sounds like a hookup spot for Twinks.

about a year and a half ago

Man Arrested At Oakland Airport For Ornate Watch

supervillainsf Re:materials... (519 comments)

Dude, he's probably one of the maker set and built a watch from an arduino. The only crime is against efficient system design.

about a year and a half ago

Canadian Island's Historic Hot Springs Dry Up After Earthquake

supervillainsf Re:Fracking (97 comments)

I have some really good friends from Canada and they all seem to have a sense of humor so I can only assume you have some totally irrational dislike of your southern neighbors that impairs your sarcasm detector, or you're just dumb as shit.

about a year and a half ago

Scientists Turn Air Into Petrol

supervillainsf Re:cold fusion fraud again? (580 comments)

I know, right! I was so suprised when I found out that our grid in the United States was powered by one big plant in the middle of the country. And even more suprising is that it is fueld by the bodies of all the uninsured people we heartlessly let die on the front steps of our hospitals. But then again I guess that explains the constant black outs we experience here. Dumbass!

about a year and a half ago

Counterfeit Air Bag Racket Blows Up

supervillainsf Re:Well, that explains it (288 comments)

I don't RTFA, but there's not a single thing in TFS saying the "counterfeits" are defective or dangerous. Indeed, no one's been hurt. Sounds like it's just a case of trademark infringement, a practice that usually saves the consumer money.

Let me translate your post:

"I got really poor marks in reading comprehension and am way too lazy to actually click on a link and spend a whole 2 minutes of my life reading something that isn't distilled down to LCD levels, but I really felt the need to post something that demonstrates my bias"

Thank you for posting I am a better person for reading your intelligent comment.

about a year and a half ago

China Strangles Tor Ahead of National Day

supervillainsf Re:(Un)Surprising (297 comments)

Um, 8 years is not "a lot" later.

Furthermore, you should probably do a little research on:
a) Japans war with China
b) Japans request that we stop providing aid to China
c) why the U.S. placed an embargo on Japan
d) how that ties in to the bombing or Pearl Harbor.

Add a bit of general WWII history and then we can have an intelligent conversation about this topic

more than 4 years ago

Mainstream Press "Cringes" At Win7 Launch Parties

supervillainsf Re:Microsoft is pure genius (830 comments)

The GP didn't say he installed in on his computer either, just that he said he'd been using it. Perhaps he has a test lab as well. You also ignore the possiblity of:
a) virtual machines
b) multi-boot
c) Spare fucking computers laying around.
So, based on what appears to be a total lack of intelligent thought on your part prior to posting your very informative opinion, it seems that nothing you say matters either.

more than 4 years ago

The Unexpected Patents of Steve Jobs

supervillainsf Re:Absolute Bullshit (198 comments)

While not made by me, how about this one. Or maybe all of these. Glass staircases have been around for a while and really aren't all that impressive.

more than 4 years ago



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