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Comment: Re:Well done, smart guy (Score 0) 230

by BitZtream (#49195297) Attached to: How Activists Tried To Destroy GPS With Axes

So we killed 650,000 innocent people and handed over Iraq to ISIS. Good work, Bushie! (BTW, there were no WMDs.)

Innocent? We have different definitions of the word if you think your number is accurate.

Bush didn't had Iraq over to ISIS,Obama did, after people like you got all pissy that we were still there helping them to move on after hundreds of years of being run by evil leaders.

Saddam regularly and publicly did everything he could to make the world believe he had WMDs, mostly because that was the only thing he could do to keep Iran from over running him, so there was pretty solid reason to believe he actually did have them.

But hey, don't let your ignorance cloud your ignorance, go right ahead with your head up your ass about the way all that really worked

You have some fucked up mental block that prevents you from see the world as it actually is rather than the way your told it is by the politicians YOU happened to believe in.

Comment: Re:Neat, where's HL3? (Score 1) 51

by BitZtream (#49192793) Attached to: Valve Developed an Open-Source Intel Vulkan GPU Driver For Linux

Did you do that on purpose? ;)

Yes, because you're making the point for him.

You linked to a story about things that can't actually be bought. Its got pictures of prototypes, but you can't go BUY a SteamBox or a Steam controller can you?

You can not actually buy anything in that article, nothing. The article is little more than a press release for Valve.

Comment: Re:Neat, where's HL3? (Score 1) 51

by BitZtream (#49192767) Attached to: Valve Developed an Open-Source Intel Vulkan GPU Driver For Linux

WTF are you smoking?

They're selling custom made PCs as a console, the didn't do jack shit other than design a controller to go with it, and the controller looks kind of lame too.

Didn't write the OS

They have essentially 1 title the make as far as games go, and then they sell some mods other people built for it.

So basically, you think that piggy backing on the work of Microsoft, Sony, AMD, Intel, nVidia, and all the other game developers and the groundwork laid by all these people ... that Valve is doing it all by themselves?

Vulkan isn't their work either, they are writing a driver ... Does that mean the Mesa team is a console maker? What about Linus? Perhaps RMS because some of the people involved use Emacs?

Where is the SDK for SteamOS that valve created? Whats that? They didn't make one other than an API library for access Steam?

SteamBox's are nothing like an actual console, its kind of retarded to even compare them beyond 'they both can run games'

And to be clear ... WHERE IS THE STEAM BOX? Its not like you can buy it or anything related to it, can you?

Comment: Re:Two things (Score 1) 246

by BitZtream (#49191379) Attached to: Facebook Rant Lands US Man In UAE Jail

She shouldn't have went there, that would have been her mistake and when you enter that country you are going to have to deal with their laws, your a moron if you don't realize how stupid it is to travel to a country without checking up on how they behave.

What fucking hole have you been living in to not know the Middle East is full of HIGHLY a oppressive KINGDOMS a

For fucks sake, people need to take personal responsibility for their choices and actions. Americans going to the Middle East are just fucking stupid unless they happen to have the power of the military WITH THEM.

Comment: Re:Two things (Score 0) 246

by BitZtream (#49188921) Attached to: Facebook Rant Lands US Man In UAE Jail

We really need a clear International consensu that governments do NOT have extra-territorial jurisdiction.


You do not get to go to some Asian country to rape little kids because its legal there, then come back to the states and live your normal life. Sorry senator, we've already said no to that idea. You don't get to go to Europe and get stoned off your ass and come home to no worries.

People get by with it because they don't make it obvious and in full public view.

When I'm in New York state, I have to abide by NYS laws, not New Jerseys.


You don't get in trouble in New Jersey if you don't go to new Jersey and make it obvious you did something entirely against their laws. New Jersey will still arrest you if they find out you did something horrible elsewhere even if it wasn't technically illegal in that other jurisdiction.

If you don't like the laws of New Jersey, DON'T GO TO NEW JERSEY.

This guy is, frankly, a fucking moron for working pretty much anywhere in the middle east. And more than that, he's a fucking moron for posting it all over a VERY PUBLIC website and then being shocked when he found out when he got home. He's an idiot in multiple ways.

Comment: Re:SDK is lackluster (Score 2) 436

Trying to get a stack trace from an Unhandled exception? Nope can't do that. Want to find out what OS build you are on?

You're kidding right?

Neither of these things take more than a single standard method call to get an object filled with all the data you would expect.

Are you sure you're talking about the same thing as the rest of us?

Comment: Re:Interesting idea, nasty downsides (Score -1) 93

by BitZtream (#49168929) Attached to: New Seagate Shingled Hard Drive Teardown

Who still uses tape? Seriously, no data centric company on the planet still uses tape, its easier and cheaper to throw a bunch of large drives and a big fat pipe to offsite storage than deal with a tape robot.

People still using tape are doing so because they haven't moved on and like pain or are just ignorant of the alternatives.

It is much easier to suggest solutions when you know nothing about the problem.