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Comment Re:ball-bearings, tire spikes, sand, and debris (Score 1) 65 65

You are ignoring the aspect of scale. Spikes on the highway will only make the first couple of cars fly off, noone can break into 10.000 houses at once. But on the internet things like that are possible, that's why a secure internet is important.

Comment Low tech solution (Score 1) 67 67

From TFA:

If all this walking seems like too much effort, and you don’t like their idea of people wrapping fabric around your heart, never fear—you’re also full of hot air.

I'm afraid this hot air inside me could be made to generate electricity using a simple turbine...

Comment Re:wot dafuq (Score 1) 246 246

i can guess that the story is about a lonely girl that had a long career in IT as a twitter/facebook account manager, driving a Tesla around the Apple headquarters, assembling an army of H-1B warriors, so she can fight for social justice against the evil Republican gang that try to extend the copyright period of a manuscript kept inside the sacred temple of holy Richard Dawkins...

Actually it's a Beowulf cluster of lonely girls in Soviet Russia. There, fixed that for you.

Comment Re:Maybe because the movies were not that good? (Score 5, Informative) 360 360

Alec Guinness was already big before this movie, at least in the UK.

Seriously? Lawrence of Arabia? The Bridge on the River Kwai? Doctor Zivago? Great Expectations? Our man in Havana? I think Sir Alec was big all over the place, even before Star Wars. He just offered to help, because he was their only hope.

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