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Comment Re:Buzzword du jour (Score 1) 88

So DB Cooper gets to get on the plane? Good to know! Though anti escape systems like the 'Cooper vane' may require some work to get around...

Also... can you describe the implementation of isMuslim()? Given the criticisms of Trumps old Muslim ban, I'd be curious to know if you've a better algorithm... as he or someone else may be interested in your IP.

Comment Re: But..... (Score 1) 178

Did you miss the comment about 'small form factor pc'?

Why be satisfied with 28" when you can plug one of these into something bigger?

Once you get to the "Nano-ITX or Pico-ITX sized devices, or just a single-board computer, USB or eSATA are your only expansion options.

So no, the upgradibility of this device is not much of a surprise, and likely not an issue for it's target market.

Comment Re:$3000 BASE PRICE?!?!? (Score 1) 178

but... but... gorilla arms!

After you are used to a touch based device, sometimes, especially when you are not immediately sitting in front of it (say... same room?) it's just more natural to be able to reach over and touch the screen on occasion to do something, rather than reach for your mouse, find your cursor then move it to the desired location.

Comment Re:I hear Hillary participated in this study (Score 1) 184

I was thinking the same.

Lies like the whole leaving the airplane under sniper fire sounds nice, but is so easy to discover the truth and the realization of the lie of that you fail to see any point to the lie, ditto for there not being any classified info on her server (both a pair of many).

I guess this means her next big one will be "no, we are not going to war with Russia if I win"

Comment Re:Yes, selecting the US president isn't "gossip" (Score 0) 357

which has an extensive history of misleading edits and even over-dubbing their "undercover videos."

A claim you utterly fail to support.

Often there are claims of "OMG! The video was edited!!!" to which not long later you find the full video (previously held back as the whole long thing isn't as concise for media consumption as the earlier clip)... and despite the evidence that the video isn't actually edited in any meaningful way.

Care to set me straight? I'd really like to see proof that they deceptively edit their work. I hear claims from the left leaners, yet still haven't seen any substantive evidence of it.

the only people convinced by that crap are people who want to be convinced.

Or the open minded... which I guess counts you out.

Until they release the entire un-edited videos no one should believe a word they say.

Didn't I mention something like that above? Oh yes I did... yet your kind of screams never calm down or apologize for being wrong (again).

And you know what? They will never release the unedited videos because they don't care about veritas,

Yes, because they never do that:

they just care about tricking voters.

Could not the same be said for any group which has a partisan outlook?

In 2 more weeks it won't matter what voters think anymore,

For once... you've said something that actually is correct... unless you know how the electoral college system works... as there is still plenty of room for shenanigans.

at which point project veritas will just stop talking about their fake scandal.

And yet they keep finding scandals to discuss.

Comment Re:Yes, selecting the US president isn't "gossip" (Score 3, Informative) 357

I actually think it goes beyond that.

Sure, 2FA or never sending something in an email you don't want the other guys lawyer holding up in court... or getting hacked and put on on Wikileaks is certainly one way... though some would say this strays into victim blaming ala a common response to #TheFappening (ie "if they didn't want their nude photos on the internet, they shouldn't have taken them or saved them to such insecure locations!")

But consider the latest James O'Keefe videos, which appear to show rather well placed democrat operatives talking about their knowledge of wide-scale voter fraud, as well as seeming to admit to helping to orchestrate violence at the rival's rally's.

Ignoring for the moment the emails... why is it that right-leaning groups are able to get left-leaning operatives on tape, admitting pretty bad things?

Why is it that left-leaning groups do not seem as able to get right-leaning operatives on tape, admitting pretty bad things?

Oh sure, you might have the occasional untoward comment (take the Trump tape), but oh so rarely to the same extent, and then mostly of a 'macaca' like moment.

If we assume that folks on both sides are up to just the same sort of things, to what should we attribute the reason?

1. Left leaners more willing to brag about their shenanigans?
2. Right leaners less willing to brag about their shenanigans?
3. Left leaners less good at tricking right leaners into spilling their secrets?
4. Right leaners more good at tricking left leaners into spilling their secrets?
5. Left leaners less good at editing of video to make the speaker look bad?
6. Right leaners more good at editing of video to make the speaker look bad?

Why is it we usually only see these things going in one direction?

Comment Re:Yes its probably illegal (Score 2) 281

Which makes sense for a $50 bike perhaps.

A friend had ~$600 worth of bike & stuff stolen last month after his $25 lock was cut.

He since purchased a replacement bike (similar price) but has upgraded to a $50 lock this time around... and claims that it is easier for the thief to simply cut whatever the bike is locked to than the lock... which still suggests some vulnerabilities, even with the lock in TFA.

Comment Re:illegal? (Score 1) 281

ummm your link to Wikipedia article confirmed rather than disputed it.

If your eyes only read those places where they are illegal... then yes. I was simply pointing out that they are also legal in a lot of places.

A lot of countries have it as illegal even as a defensive device.

And in a lot of countries, mace is legal as a defensive device... again, which was my point.

Add in booby trap/man trap laws and this thing a free ticket to jail in most of the world.

Most? Care to substantiate that with a survey of the world as to where they are/are not legal?

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