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DDR4 May Replace Mobile Memory For Less

walkerp1 Re:1.2V of power? (145 comments)

Nerds should know Ohms law. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ohm's_law [sic] and that there is no difference between voltage and power.

To put it simply, voltage is to power as force is to work. That is to say, there is a difference.

more than 2 years ago
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Growing Evidence of Football Causing Brain Damage

walkerp1 Chicken and the Egg (684 comments)

Brain damage causes football perhaps?

more than 2 years ago
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NASA Looking For Ideas To Explore Mars

walkerp1 Re:Send criminals (176 comments)

Send criminals, the way the British used Australia. Either they make it or they don't, but you don't have to worry about packing fuel for the return trip. Ship them supplies and see what happens.

All right! Whom do I have to kill to get a slot?

more than 2 years ago
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Restoring China's Forbidden City With 3-D Printing

walkerp1 Re:the forbiden city (46 comments)

dont go there man just dont go there its called forbdin for a reason probaly so just dont go there plz or else the ghosts will get u

-1 insipid?

more than 2 years ago
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The Ugly Underbelly of Coder Culture

walkerp1 Embrace Female Programmers (715 comments)

In my experience, the only people showing any negative bias at all toward women programmers were women managers or the male programmers they beat out of a position. My Kung Fu has always been superior, so I've never felt threatened.

more than 2 years ago
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Super-Privacy-Protecting ISP In the Planning

walkerp1 Honey Pot (184 comments)

This sounds like the makings of a target-rich nailing list for the Feds. Sure, let them build it. We want to see who comes! Now we can concentrate our not inconsiderable assets on cracking this who's who list of the criminal underworld. Why, it's almost as if they had something to hide...

more than 2 years ago
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Statistical Analysis Raises Civil War Death Count By 20%

walkerp1 Re:Count still too low? (139 comments)

There were no black confederate soldiers, not that saw battle, anyway. So I call bullshit. Go on, share your primary sources on this one. You won't have any, not really.

Gone With the Wind (1939)

more than 2 years ago
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Innocent Or Not, the NSA Is Watching You

walkerp1 Re:That is Because (410 comments)

b-but stenography IS child porn!

Give over man. Once way funny. Twice because one was an AC, but three times is just harassment.

more than 2 years ago
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Innocent Or Not, the NSA Is Watching You

walkerp1 Re:That is Because (410 comments)

Stenography? Poor secretaries! (You probably meant steganography :) )

Heh, yeah. Had my stenographer not been otherwise occupied, she might have spotted that. It's hard to do sinister with typos.

more than 2 years ago
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Innocent Or Not, the NSA Is Watching You

walkerp1 That is Because (410 comments)

Privacy is evil, crypto is terrorism, stenography is child porn, and you are public enemy number 1.

more than 2 years ago
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Should Failure Be Rewarded To Spur Innovation?

walkerp1 Re:Better phrasing (146 comments)

What they don't do is "rewarding failure". They hand out incentives for trying. Subtle differences between those two....

Cause and Effect, my love.

more than 2 years ago
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Raspberry Pi Passes EU Electromagnetic Compatibility Testing

walkerp1 Pics? (137 comments)

Am I the only one that desperately wants to see pictures of the Cthulhu antenna?

more than 2 years ago
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BioWare Announces Free DLC To Add More To the Mass Effect 3 Endings

walkerp1 Not Shocking (235 comments)

Are we surprised that an EA game has a gay ending?

more than 2 years ago
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Canadian Telcos Lobby Against Pick-and-Pay TV

walkerp1 Re:So what? (244 comments)

Why are the popular channels subsidizing poor-performing specialty channels? What's the logic in that? Why is the cable company carrying a channel that's not profitable? Their argument rings so damn hollow it's ridiculous.

This is a concept prevalent in everything from universal healthcare to welfare. You can feel good about yourself because your contributions show you care about worthless television.

more than 2 years ago
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Waterboarding Whistleblower Indicted Under Espionage Act

walkerp1 Re:Let this be a message to the unpatriotic (338 comments)

What if we want whistleblowers for the things that *are* important?

I was thinking much the same thing. There should be some procedure for reporting in situations like this that doesn't make one a criminal...an oversight board with the ability to receive any information without regard for sensitivity perhaps. Of course, the board should be insulated from any influence by the affected agency, and I'm not so naive as to believe that possible without significant changes.

more than 2 years ago
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Browser Emulation of 1975 Computer Runs First 16-Bit Home Game

walkerp1 Re:Charset (40 comments)

Can using a charset really be counted as "graphics" ?

Ask the folks at Bay 12: Dwarf Fortress

more than 2 years ago
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Toronto Police Use Facebook Picture in Online Lineup

walkerp1 Mistake #0.5 (227 comments)

You either friended a pig or accepted the default - ah who am I kidding. See mistake #0.

more than 2 years ago
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Chevy Volt To Resume Production One Week Early Following Record Sales

walkerp1 Re:sure it is (443 comments)

You know, several of these previous tax credit gimmicks (Cash for Clunkers, etc) have been imputed as income by the IRS. Baahahahahaah. "Savings" FAIL.

Heh, you use a portion of someone else's tax money to pay 10% or whatever your effective tax rate is on community money that disproportionately favors you. I'd call it a tax revenue fail, keep the savings, and (quite incidentally and accidentally) score some green points. EV TCO is already favorable compared to your average compact, and with gas going up and batteries coming down the spread is increasing.

more than 2 years ago
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Competition To Identify Sexual Predators In Chat Logs

walkerp1 Re:This is So Easy (273 comments)

No, after user_a.age have been assigned 18, the assignment will return 18, which is true. The problem in this case is that the algorithm is overzealous, and will also flag 18- user_a males as predators.

I like that. An overzealous algorithm. Our OP could easily swing a government contract with that ringing endorsement.

more than 2 years ago

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