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MS Global Strategy Chief: Tablets Are a Fad

transfatfree Agreed (643 comments)

Wholeheartedly Agree with Microsoft.

I now fear comment retribution..

more than 3 years ago

Should We Have a Right To Be Forgotten Online?

transfatfree Re:Erase it. Now! (210 comments)

actually it says: "Comments are owned by Poster."

"Poster" is capitalized, so i assume it is a proper noun.

Whoever "Poster" is.. He owns a lot of words. :)

more than 3 years ago

Scientists Advocate Replacing Cattle With Insects

transfatfree Re:Greenhouse gas problem. (760 comments)

or the government would start subsidizing imports to feed the masses their delicious carbs

more than 3 years ago

Stuxnet Virus Set Back Iran’s Nuclear Program by 2 Years

transfatfree MISSION: (349 comments)


more than 3 years ago

Quark-Gluon Plasma Observed At LHC

transfatfree Yeah! (155 comments)

Go Canada!

more than 3 years ago

Once-Secret ACTA Copyright Treaty Approved By EU

transfatfree Re:A law that has been passed... (255 comments)

people retain the right to vote for political parties while being objectively ignorant.

they will fight for this right.

more than 3 years ago

Nintendo Seeks To Trademarks "It's On Like Donkey Kong"

transfatfree Re:Man... (183 comments)

considering the size

more likely crytozoologists

more than 3 years ago

Bloom Laptop Designed For Easy Disassembly

transfatfree Re:Not really a new concept... (151 comments)

if places like best buy charged the "laptop user muggles" a premium for upgrading, im sure they would bite

more than 3 years ago

Bloom Laptop Designed For Easy Disassembly

transfatfree Re:Easily swappable parts (151 comments)

yeah, hopefully.

its kinda sad that before laptops can get to a point where they're just as upgradeable as pc's, we have to get to the point where theres too many discarded ones.

I thought when UPNP came round, this shit wouldnt be a problem anymore.. i was pretty wrong.

more than 3 years ago

UK Reviewing Copyright Laws

transfatfree Re:Better idea (179 comments)

I'd second that. Though aspects of Canada's laws are 'slightly' outdated. For example the tariff on cd's - i seldom use cd's for much other than burning a copy of a linux distro.

Canada's on the right track though.

Now, if they put the tariff on ipods/mp3 players/media enabled phones it might work better with the times. People wont appreciate the cost though.

more than 3 years ago

Scientists Overclock People's Brains

transfatfree Re:Uhhhh.... WHAT? (314 comments)

combine this with milgram experiment teaching style!

zapped if you learn, Zapped if you don't!

more than 3 years ago

Tesla Roadster Data Logging Format Reverse Engineered

transfatfree Re:queue the lawsuit (141 comments)

apparently in Canada, the Streisand effect can now be called the Bubble Effect.

Thanks Officer Bubbles!

more than 3 years ago

Cook's Magazine Claims Web Is Public Domain

transfatfree Re:In other words (565 comments)

im just enjoying the comments rolling onto the facebook page every 7 seconds!

i dont really care about this mess.. though the publisher's attitude kinda bugged me

more than 3 years ago

Prepare To Be Watched While You Watch a Movie

transfatfree Re:Those bastards (433 comments)

back in 2005, I drove 2 hours to get to a water park while visiting the states with some friends. we had a plastic bag with a couple water bottles and a pound or two of grapes. unaware that if we wanted some damn grapes we'd have to smuggle them in, we happily declared them... without saying a word, the bag checker dumped it all in a garbage bin and handed the plastic bag back to me...

my buddy tore the guy a couple new holes, and we ended up getting 10 bucks from the guy to go away.

AFTER we paid admission and got to stand around in a line for 10 minutes, some chubby security guards came and asked us to leave the park.. when we demanded a refund they regurgitated some shitty policy about not giving refunds to "unruly patrons"..

still having the stamps on our hands, we just went through a different entrance and got a couple hours out of the place before driving back.

more than 3 years ago

Prepare To Be Watched While You Watch a Movie

transfatfree Re:What are they looking for? (433 comments)

there are usually free unlimited refills on large bags of popcorn up here. My buddy and I often sneak into a room right after a movie ends and snag a bag or two, dump it out and get a refill. Then after, leave it lying around near the entrance of our movie for anyone doing the same. Mngmt hasn't caught on yet.

When they charge upwards of 5 bucks (CDN) for a small popcorn with butter, there aren't a lot of options.

more than 3 years ago

First Chrome OS Notebooks Due This Month

transfatfree GREY! (246 comments)

A Large Grey Area has just appeared in the land between Notebooks and Netbooks. Neither side have commented yet, and both seem hesitant to lay claim to this grey area.

A company, Google, has claimed responsibility for creating this large grey area. In a press conference earlier today, the company made some comments about "not being evil" and "don't worry".

The first migrants to this area are already en route, and are slated to arrive before the year is out.

more than 3 years ago

Typewriter Hacked To Play Zork

transfatfree Jewel Encrusted Egg (77 comments)

climb tree > "look an egg" > take egg > open egg > "you don't have the tools or expertise to do that" Whats Inside The Egg!?

more than 3 years ago

Typewriter Hacked To Play Zork

transfatfree Re:Better link for the video (77 comments)

thanks, i was a bit confused when the vid in the article played "how to make a sock zombie"..

more than 3 years ago


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