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Comcast Allegedly Asking Customers to Stop Using Tor

tmosley Re:So-to-speak legal (379 comments)

>Therefore they should be allowed to do literally anything they want, up to and including public vivisections of dissidents.

Your opinions are bad and you should feel bad.

yesterday
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Low-Carb Diet Trumps Low-Fat Diet In Major New Study

tmosley Re:Calorific value? (587 comments)

Read up on ketosis. You lose a LOT more than you should because you change your body's system of metabolism to one that focuses on burning ketones, which can't be recycled back into fat. I lose a pound a day, no exercise, and eating until satisfied.

about two weeks ago
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Low-Carb Diet Trumps Low-Fat Diet In Major New Study

tmosley Re:It's easier than that (587 comments)

No, it isn't. Restricting calories leaves you hungry, which is utterly ruinous. Low carb, high fat decreases your appetite naturally. After being on low carb for a few months, I am completely satisfied by a small salad and a small steak, where I used to be and eat like a big tubby fat-ass.

about two weeks ago
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Low-Carb Diet Trumps Low-Fat Diet In Major New Study

tmosley Re:The important question (587 comments)

No, it's fat, same as heavy cream. This is what makes Atkins awesome.

about two weeks ago
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Low-Carb Diet Trumps Low-Fat Diet In Major New Study

tmosley Re:The diet is unimportant... (587 comments)

I can back this up. I've had the exact same experience. Induction/ketosis is probably the greatest single body hack ever invented. I lose a pound a day so long as I stay on it, though I have fallen off multiple times and it takes me a few days to get back on.

about two weeks ago
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Cause of Global Warming 'Hiatus' Found Deep In the Atlantic

tmosley Heat pumps (465 comments)

"Shows the heat absent from the surface plunging int the North and South Altantic Ocean."

That is NOT HOW HEAT TRANSFER WORKS. /Morbo

Where's your heat pump? Or what's the insulator that kept this cold water completely isolated from the surface for the last two hundred years? If you can't explain either of these two potential scenarios that could lead to what you say being true, you are making shut up to defend your moribund theory. I don't care which side you are on, that kind of behavior KILLS THE SCIENCE. Stop that shit.

about three weeks ago
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Method Rapidly Reconstructs Animal's Development Cell By Cell

tmosley Re:Singularity (39 comments)

Well damn.

Uploading can also work by doing it gradually, replacing neurons one at a time with artificial ones, or fast links to an emulator. This could actually be done after being placed in a Matrix-like device that replaces signals going into and out of the brain. This has the upshot of not creating copies, meaning that there isn't a "you" that dies in the process.

about 2 months ago
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Method Rapidly Reconstructs Animal's Development Cell By Cell

tmosley Singularity (39 comments)

Could this give us a method for mind uploading? If we are able to track every cell in the human brain, especially over time, we should be able to emulate it wholesale with one or two more layers of software (electrical and chemical signaling).

Very exciting times we are living in.

about 2 months ago
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Marvel's New Thor Will Be a Woman

tmosley Re:Ridiculous! (590 comments)

None of those other things was Thor either, if they even existed.

Mvdwege is now a transexual african-eurasian from Pluto, which is a moon of Neptune for some reason! If you don't agree you are a bigot!

about 2 months ago
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Marvel's New Thor Will Be a Woman

tmosley Re:Ridiculous! (590 comments)

It's like saying CmdrTaco will now be a woman. Thor is the name of a person, not a super-hero alter ego like Dread Pirate Roberts or something.

If it's a woman who takes up the Mjolnir, then fine, but it's not Thor. I don't care it its another blond haired blue eyed ponce from Sweden, it's not fucking Thor. Its Sven. Or Svetlana. Whatever. Let them be their own person with their own personality, not a canon fucking rule 64 gag.

about 2 months ago
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The Last Three Months Were the Hottest Quarter On Record

tmosley sin(x) (552 comments)

Wow, so now AGW people are comparing the warming "trend" to sin(x)? A function that trends literally exactly even over time?

And here I thought they were just ignorant of physics. Guess they can't into math either.

about 2 months ago
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Mayors of Atlanta & New Orleans: Uber Will Knock-Out Taxi Industry

tmosley Re:Good? (273 comments)

They're just blaming Uber for what they themselves have done to the taxi industry. It should cost NOTHING to start a cab company, aside from the price of your cab and fuel. But government intervened on the side of big cab companies to force them to pay huge amounts for permits to decrease the competition.

If Snapple had lobbied to force other drink companies to pay a million dollars for each distribution truck, you can bet that whatever drink companies were left would be charging outrageous amounts, and would probably try to ban people from drinking tap water. Such an arrangement would certainly be taken down by a series of lemonade stands.

Uber has just pointed out the inefficiency and waste that has been created by government interference in the transportation industry.

about 3 months ago
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Swedish Farmers Have Doubts About Climatologists and Climate Change

tmosley Re:Weather is NOT climate (567 comments)

So where's the warming? Both poles have more ice than usual.

If you want to claim its the oceans, then you are going to have to explain where your heat pump is, or why the oceans just now started warming instead of a hundred years ago. Yes I have had this conversation before.

We do have AGW, but it is caused by humanity shifting the water vapor equilibrium (through irrigation, paving, combustion, and cooling towers). It is a tight equilibrium, so there is very little chance of runaway global warming. Ocean acidification, however, is an extreme problem that is far more likely to do grievous harm to humanity. But no-one wants to actually think for themselves and do the calculations themselves. They just want to fit in.

about 3 months ago
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Google Is Offering Free Coding Lessons To Women and Minorities

tmosley Re:I'd love some free Google classes (376 comments)

There are poor white people too, you know. More and more of them lately.

But I suppose that is a racist thing to point out.

about 3 months ago
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Mass. Supreme Court Says Defendant Can Be Compelled To Decrypt Data

tmosley Re:I lost the password (560 comments)

So if they force disclosure of a password and the data that was "known" to be on there isn't there, do you get to sue for violation of your fifth amendment rights?

about 3 months ago
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Mass. Supreme Court Says Defendant Can Be Compelled To Decrypt Data

tmosley Re:I lost the password (560 comments)

This is sort of like saying "tell us where you buried the bodies or we'll jail you permanently for contempt". Actually no, it's EXACTLY like saying that. The key sure as fuck IS incriminating evidence, just the same as the location of a dead body.

about 3 months ago
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Mass. Supreme Court Says Defendant Can Be Compelled To Decrypt Data

tmosley Re:I lost the password (560 comments)

Right, I'm sure they didn't just have a visit from the NSA (Not Secure Anymore) who wanted a backdoor in their software, and they refused to give them one, shutting down instead.

about 3 months ago
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Mass. Supreme Court Says Defendant Can Be Compelled To Decrypt Data

tmosley Re:I lost the password (560 comments)

Security through obscurity isn't security, anon.

about 3 months ago
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FAA Bans Delivering Packages With Drones

tmosley Typical (199 comments)

Governments squash innovation. News at 11.

about 3 months ago

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