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Comment: Ignorant! (Score 1) 403

If it can be consumed, it'll be hacked. The DRM movement is misguided.... Give people the stuff they want the way they want to get it... Profits will result if the price is reasonable, simple... Make it difficult for the consumer so that piracy is the "easier" option and see what people go for!

Comment: Electron-hole recombination! What's new? (Score 1) 86

by Atl Rob (#47032625) Attached to: Static Electricity Defies Simple Explanation
Who paid for this study! Electric charges are extremely well understood, have been for nearly a hundred years! Charge builds, electrons jump energy bands and recombine with the holes in the electron cloud thus emitting photons. Simple. The researchers didn't measure the feild strength properly, nothing to see here keep moving.

Comment: Bullshit! (Score 1) 238

Their cavemen! Most "terrorists" are just mentally unstable children, but we need a multi-trillion dollar defense structure to deal with it? We've given up how many rights? How about just sending in some freakin social workers and stop pissing them off? Then the problem could go away and our taxes could be cut! Please find another political topic and way for defense contractors to collect profits, this is boring already... Thanks.

Comment: Unplug; or be controlled as a human algorithm... (Score 1) 111

by Atl Rob (#47025667) Attached to: The Big Biz of Spying On Little Kids
The only choice you have to avoid it is unplug or counterintelligence, feed the wire-tappers false info! I'm sure that will be illegal at some point too... I guess it's open season for spying on congress and CEOs. Say goodbye to the world as you know it! Hello super-corruption. It's the culmination of all things we shed blood over in the twentieth century, think about it. Like having J. Edgar Hover amplified 6 orders of magnitude mixed with the hell of east-Berlin and corrupted African dictatorships all rolled into one... Yippee!

Comment: Flat-earther, nope! Greedy. (Score 1) 661

The greedy have been leading the flat-earthers by the nose for centuries, but the good news is that the gullible populous is dwindling each year. Education, knowledge and commonsense is winning the war on Ignorance. But hey, pillaging the publics natural resources for a quick easy buck, especially when those valuable resources are guarded by flat-earthers; all too easy.

Comment: It's America, be a good consumer! (Score 1) 194

by Atl Rob (#46963421) Attached to: Shunting the FCC To the Slow Lane
Don't hate the fact that we are capitalists! The point of which is to take every last dollar you have while giving as little in return as possible! Now that government is also more involved in playing the for profit game than ever, just makes us more capitalist. It's a good thing to have laws and people with guns force you to do business with them; or else! Vehicle and health insurance government rent ( property TAX ) are only the beginning. Big-Data (spy corp), Big-Oil, Big-Agra, Big-MegaCorp, Too-Big-To-Fail-Bank, Big-GOVT and so on... All great things! We are blessed to have such an insanely doomed future in store! Figting it only slows the eventual end game; global revolution via 7 thousand million really pissed-off people will be the outcome though... That will be a fairly bad day to be an elite member of the planet, but like I said there's no explaining it to the powers that be, their much too smart and prepared for that, history is an MFer...

Comment: Been there done that! (Score 1) 104

I've had a CMOS imager noise gen for 5+ years! This is not new, I'll bet I wasn't the first to relize random image noise either? I made this discovery in an attempt to remove the noise with an algorithm. Also photon emission is not the best source! Random, sure, but will pile up in patterns so... Cosmic rays and background radiation are far better, impossible -or- at best highly impractical to remove from images, hence impossible to predict. Random number gens have been perfected for some time now? No? Crypto doesn't work if someone sees the data before or after its encoded! Obviously.

Comment: This is the basic position a pseudo-skeptic like y (Score 0) 987

by Atl Rob (#46624617) Attached to: UN Report: Climate Changes Overwhelming
Haha, you can't teach a fool! There will always be people that just don't get it. Most have been mind poisoned by the Koch bros, and of that lot, some believe the earth is flat and only 6k years old. Why bother debating with them. The concerning thing is that the brainwashed do not realize their condition. The evidence, even for laymen is beyond reproach at this point.

Comment: Re: You are an idiot. (Score 1) 90

by Atl Rob (#46611955) Attached to: Charter Challenges Comcast/Time Warner Merger
Tell that to google, they are trying to lay fiber wherever thay can. The problem isn't economics, it's willpower, why would you want to dissolve your monopoly position into a competitive one? The monopoly companies are behind the crazy regulations and terriffs, it creates a substantial impedance to competition, plain and simple. Not to mention government wanting to keep communication channels in their control for obvious reasons. One hand washes the other and the consumer gets screwed as a result.

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