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Comment: Re:Neat, where's HL3? (Score 1) 36

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) 36

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) 235

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) 235

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) 419

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.

Comment: Re:What about shuffle? (Score 1) 201

by BitZtream (#49166319) Attached to: That U2 Apple Stunt Wasn't the Disaster You Might Think It Was

U2, sitting innocuously near the bottom of your Artist list, it always syncs and whenever it comes up on random you're reminded yet again to go sort that shit out, but you always forget. And the cycle continues.

... It deletes like everything else in iTunes, if you mean take it out of the iCloud list ... You click the X on it in the iCloud list ... Just like everything else.

Other than it being added to your account without consent, it's no different than anything else

Comment: Re:Why bring that up ? (Score 1) 120

by BitZtream (#49163403) Attached to: Craig Brittain (Revenge Porn King) Sues For Use of Image

The solution to his problem is simple. How much is he willing to pay to get this information take down.

Treat others the way you want to be treated and all that. Give him a good dose of his own medicine, except make the cost high enough that he can't pay it, cause lets face it, no one should actually take it down, ever.

"I'm not afraid of dying, I just don't want to be there when it happens." -- Woody Allen