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Comment: Re:No group "owns" any day on the calendar. (Score 1) 237

by BitZtream (#48689481) Attached to: Neil DeGrasse Tyson Explains His Christmas Tweet

How is that different than any one who believes what they know to be universal truth? Why prefix it with religion? Science has just as many idiots who think that because some scientist says it, its universal truth.

You have 'geniuses' like Stephen Hawking who think they understand the big bang when these are the very people who should know they don't 'understand' it nor do they 'know' anything about it. This is the same sort of problem that results in people being chastised for making 'silly' observations like 'the world is round' when popular 'science' says otherwise ... because you're worshiping a man as if he's something more and ignoring reality because you think your team is cooler than the other team.

Its a bit ironic that the people who get the most uppity about silly stories about a guy that may or may not have lived 2k years ago are the same people who think they know what happened 14 billion years ago that make just as much sense to the casual observer.

Nut jobs exist in both camps, why do you ignore the guys on your side of the fence and berate the guys on the other side.

Fucking hypocrite.

Whats offensive is that you feel the need to think you're somehow better than someone else because you believe differently than them.

Comment: Re:If only the cop had a camera in Ferguson... (Score -1, Flamebait) 361

by BitZtream (#48668227) Attached to: Study: Police Body-Cams Reduce Unacceptable Use of Force

... you are an idiot.

You're going to see the cops as being bad and wrong and evil even as they save your life.

Its mind numbing that you don't understand why that turned out the way it did.

And for reference, normal health people don't die from a chokehold thats released as soon as the person loses conscious, fat ass had a heart attack due to his own health issues.

Comment: Re:It should be noted that... (Score 2) 115

by BitZtream (#48661943) Attached to: Apple Pushes First Automated OS X Security Update

First off, it didn't automatically install, it just downloaded a tiny patch that probably takes more traffic to request the download than the download itself. The news around this is BS.

In order for automatic updates to be installed on their own, you have to enable automatic updates, like every other sane setup on the planet, by default.

Comment: Re:Country that forbids use to internet (Score 1) 236

They are known to have a 'hackers university', state sponsored thats considered one of the best places to work. Not only are you taken care of and live in a life of luxury, so is your family, and its a pretty good life by all accounts, especially for a NK citizen.

'Hacking' isn't difficult when you're paid to sit around and do it all day long. Any serious network admin knows just how painfully easy it is to get into pretty much any network outside of a place like Google which has the knowledge and understands the dangers of bad IT.

Someplace like Sony? Please, Nessus probably explodes when doing a basic scan of their systems, let alone any actual effort into cracking them wide open.

Comment: Re:So the question is... (Score 1) 99

by BitZtream (#48644009) Attached to: Birds Fled Area Before Tornadoes Appeared

Extreme low pressure starts moving in, they feel it, move away from low pressure. They feel the low pressure pass, and go back. Its not difficult or magic or even an unknown process. They detect the storm coming in the exact same way the weatherman does. These pressure gradients cover large areas, 500 miles isn't that far for such a thing.

Comment: Great observational skills (Score 5, Insightful) 99

by BitZtream (#48641637) Attached to: Birds Fled Area Before Tornadoes Appeared

Wow, someone just now noticed that animals can easily detect incoming low pressure fronts and hide from the weather.

Guess what, humans are essentially the only ones who can't tell when bad weather is coming. Ask anyone who spends some time in nature rather than hiding in some office or school room.

Fish, cows, horses, dogs, cats, squirrels, birds, pretty much anything you can think of takes cover well before a storm, except us.

The warblers weren't running form 'tornados' they were running from low pressure gradients moving in rapidly.

Comment: Re:How long things take.. (Score 0) 222

by BitZtream (#48632755) Attached to: Marissa Mayer's Reinvention of Yahoo! Stumbles

that I have (from old days) is horrible on Firefox under Ubuntu 11.04 that I still run on my laptop.

And no one cares. All 8 people like you are never going to be a target market that anyone cares about outside of yourself, sorry, thats just reality.

Its not because of the software you're choosing to use. I.E. its not Linux or Firefox's fault. Its that you're telling the world that you're never going to pay for anything unless you absolutely most, that in and of itself makes you the worst target a company can go after so you will never be something they care about.

Cause and effect. Learn it. Live it.

Comment: Re:cowardice (Score 1) 555

by BitZtream (#48632729) Attached to: FBI Confirms Open Investigation Into Gamergate

I hope this because I know damn well GamerGate did not make these threats.

Really? I'm not sure you know what 'GamerGate' actually is.

Hint: Its not a person. its not a group of people. Its not an organization. Its a name applied to a general topic/series of events and the fallout.

The entire case against GamerGate

Case against GamerGate? WTF are you talking about? There is no 'case against GamerGate' Its not something that can have a case against it since the term encompasses ALL parties in relation to this particular series of events.

You're trying really hard to use the term to mean something specific that it is not.

Oh, and stop quoting Wikipedia word for word, you're a douche for trying to pawn that crap off as your own.

Comment: Re:What about other manufacturers? (Score 2) 201

by BitZtream (#48632637) Attached to: Investigation: Apple Failing To Protect Chinese Factory Workers

You argument is that its okay for the other companies to be shitbags and treat people like disposable items and essentially kill them softly ... but the real crime is that Apple said they wouldn't allow it and they are?

That is one fucked up view point you have there.

Comment: OS X - Case sensitive and sensationalism (Score 0, Redundant) 148

by BitZtream (#48630391) Attached to: Critical Git Security Vulnerability Announced

No developer worth mentioning runs OS X with a case insensitive file system, and there are only 2 sets of Applications that don't work on case sensitive file systems on OS X:
Steam - because ... well I have no fucking idea why steam doesn't support case sensitive volumes on OS X when it does so on Linux
Adobe * - Because according to Adobe the Apple development toolchain doesn't work right and so they can't support case sensitivity ... regardless of the fact that everyone else for OS X except Adobe and Valve are capable of doing so OUT OF THE BOX WITH NO MODIFICATIONS TO THEIR SOFTWARE ... oh and Adobe has never presented an example of how the tools are broken illustrating their problem, they just keep saying 'broken tools! broken tools!'

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