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Google Secretly Tests Autonomous Cars In Traffic

tazanator Re:What will cities do? (561 comments)

Do you really belive that?? most states are shutting down the scale houses that inspect semi trucks in order to use the man power on drug task forces that make better headlines and profits now. The local governments are just playing catchup to the state governments.

more than 4 years ago
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How To Find Bad Programmers

tazanator Re:Crappy programmers (359 comments)

I bailed to truck driving - always an office with a view, no (l)users calling the que. and VERY LITTLE management interaction (hard to do from 500 miles or more)

more than 4 years ago
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I usually fly...

tazanator Re:I don't fly anymore... (549 comments)

join the military and fly as Cargo- no security, you are encouraged to carry your firearm, and there is NO checked luggage.... just watch the first step deplaning...

more than 4 years ago
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Obama Budget To Triple Nuclear Power Loan Guarantees

tazanator Re:what about (373 comments)

I think the are talking breeder reators (they refine the next fuel rods from their own waste making them a renewable/ low waste system)

more than 4 years ago
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Obama Budget To Triple Nuclear Power Loan Guarantees

tazanator Re:Subsidies? (373 comments)

the Navy has proven that nuclear energy works much better in a renewable / conservation standing than any fossil fuel based system can (look at all the ships they use, most are nuclear fueled)

more than 4 years ago
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Lithium Air Batteries Get Boost From IBM and DOE

tazanator looks like another pinto car (240 comments)

They use highly flammable metals to do this so we will have another round of explosive cars out on the highways, and being metals they will require some thought into the use of water to put the flames out at accidents. Would be great once the bugs and dangers are worked out.

more than 4 years ago
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Bruce Schneier On Airport Security

tazanator I worked there .... (582 comments)

Having worked for the TSA and the army for some time, the only way for safe air travel is you show up at the airport and just like a prison you strip and leave everything behind for a jump suit. Only the jump suit and your body goes on the plane (no phones, paper, whatever! and body screened for hidden items) a second plane flies the luggage and you belongings to the destination. Humans are safe and only belongings can get blown up. (only threat left is the burrito you had for lunch)

more than 4 years ago
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FBI Investigates Liberator of Court Records

tazanator Re:Money (445 comments)

actually once you request your own file they will start an investigation into you to see why you think you should have a file...

more than 5 years ago
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My toy collection is ...

tazanator Re:May I be the first to say ... (396 comments)

Optimus Prime started as a Frieghtliner and is now a peterbuilt talk about upgrading...

more than 5 years ago
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Carnivorous Clock Eats Bugs

tazanator Also a bug zapper version (197 comments)

The article also talks about a bug zapper version that uses the power to light UV lights to attract more bugs... so when the robots wanna take over instead of UV in will be porn to "kill all humans"

more than 5 years ago
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Does the Linux Desktop Innovate Too Much?

tazanator Re:Very Misleading Title for the Topic (542 comments)

I think Linux (i use Ubuntu for family members) can really take off if it got it's act together better on support. My mother left the Linux heard to return to Vista over a printer driver issue (no one had a driver for an HP printer) my aunt is in pits over things not "making since" in the names used for programs. If developers got more towards the plug and play and legacy drivers MS would start having a sever financial crisis for now it's no worries because we can't get the 50 and up crowd to join us in Linux in the web and email area.

more than 4 years ago
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Craigslist Kills Erotic Services Ads, Will Launch Adult Section

tazanator Re:Not like it's going to make a difference (390 comments)

Ummm.. the original coke a cola recipe had cocaine in it before the drug was relegated.

more than 5 years ago
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Seven Arrested After Protesting Army Video Game Recruiting Center

tazanator Re:from an old soldier (433 comments)

yes, i was combat lifesaver and the test is a short quick of the real school.. the real school was 3 days and a little deeper into the open wound treatment.

more than 5 years ago
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Seven Arrested After Protesting Army Video Game Recruiting Center

tazanator Re:from an old soldier (433 comments)

well i entered in panama was denied, same with Kosovo, Nicaragua, Desert Storm, enduring freedom, Haiti, Grenada, Sinai, other small cold war squishes and Korea. (and yes Korea is still legally a war zone...a ceasefire has been in place sense 1950).

more than 5 years ago
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Seven Arrested After Protesting Army Video Game Recruiting Center

tazanator from an old soldier (433 comments)

I have played AA for 6 years it's a great game, on the flip side I served as Infantry for 12 years. The AA game simulates the battle side of the army but nothing about the other phases (book training, guard duty, and cleaning the base) AA tends to glorify the battle side. I entered in 1989 and served till 2001 (medical discharge) I volunteer to go anywhere I could, but was never deployed outside the US. while the war training was fun it wasn't a common ordeal during my service time. on a final note http://www.pvtmurphy.com/Prints/Any%20Luck.htm

more than 5 years ago
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The Biggest Cults In Tech

tazanator Re:Why Windows isn't a cult (397 comments)

Look to the monks of the scary devil monastery and unix. That young children was the true beginning to the path of enlightenment.

more than 5 years ago
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The Official Ubuntu Book

tazanator Re:I dislike Ubuntu (139 comments)

well I tech support my mother, 2 brothers, their wives, and kids... Ubuntu has been the saving grace for me from stopping the spy ware and viruses the kids kept getting (*several from 4 to 8 on neopets and 4 teens on my space) to running my mother's email with out a hiccup. I have 8 machines, 3 windows xp, 1 vista, and the other 4 Ubuntu and as soon as i can learn how to get the C&C generals to run on Nix I'll drop another 2 windows boxes over to the nix world. By having all the family on the one distro I can do tech support and correct any problems fast thru out the family.

more than 7 years ago

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