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Comment: Re:Now that's just stupid. (Score 1) 555

by Em Emalb (#33578950) Attached to: UK Teen Banned From US Over Obscene Obama Email

Whoops, didn't close the tag.

The above comments, and this bullshit right here: Slashdot requires you to wait between each successful posting of a comment to allow everyone a fair chance at posting a comment.

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are the reasons this place is going to shit.

Comment: Re:Now that's just stupid. (Score 0, Troll) 555

by Em Emalb (#33574764) Attached to: UK Teen Banned From US Over Obscene Obama Email

I served my country, 5 years in the Marine Corps. I've been all over the world, to countries that saying anything about the leader of that country could get you thrown in prison or worse.
This is a knee-jerk reaction to a kid's momentary lapse of judgement.

You know nothing about me, and it seems, not a whole lot about anything.

Comment: Re:Try Arizona (Score 1) 525

by Em Emalb (#32814466) Attached to: Where I am now, it's ...

No where in the NE (United States at least) does the average humidity level "hover" around 80%, at least not that I could find in my 2 seconds of googling.

That's insane. More like 40-50% is the norm. (Which is still ridiculous. Right now, in Northern Virginia where I live, the temp is 96F with 31% humidity. I just got back from Vegas and it was 109F with much less humidity. Which one was worse? I dunno man, both were stupid hot.

Comment: Whaazzaaaa? (Score 1, Funny) 364

by Em Emalb (#32536870) Attached to: How To Destroy a Black Hole

What they would like is a way to get rid of the event horizon so that they can see what goes on behind it.

Am I understanding this? We don't really know how black holes work, but we know the event horizon is the point where light and other matter stop "coming out the other side", and in order to see what's on the other side, they want to dstroy a black hole?

two things...

Thing 1: head asplode

Thing 2: How is this a good thing to do? Aren't they basically stating that they don't understand how or why this is occurring, but they want to destroy something to figure out what goes on behind it? When are they planning to do this? December 21st, 2012?

Comment: Re:Christ! Really? It's come to this? (Score 0, Flamebait) 260

by Em Emalb (#32535456) Attached to: Apple iAd Drawing Antitrust Scrutiny

Actually, Mr "Anonymous Coward", if indeed that is your real name...I have a mix of devices at home and work. iPhone for my phone, macbook pro for my laptop, Dell for desktop, etc. No, I don't have an iPad, and if you'll re-read my signature, you'll note it's a joke.

And, as far as you "developing" apps for the iPhone, I'm sure you're amazingly successful.

I've been in this industry a long fucking time, and I've seen shit come and go. But this time, the consumer isn't even a thought. This is two companies arguing over who gets to put ads on our devices whether we want them there or not. And that's horseshit, IMO.

Oh, and thanks for the course on how software works. I'm sure you're quite successful.

Comment: Re:Do no evil (Score -1, Troll) 348

by Em Emalb (#32534856) Attached to: Google Researcher Issues How-To On Attacking XP

It's early, and I don't feel like "debating" with you, so I'll just insult you instead.

You're wrong, stupid-head. The wrongness of your post stinks so bad of wrong that if regular-flavored wrong were switched for your extreme-wrongness, we wouldn't even know what regular-flavored wrong tastes like.

Nobody's gonna believe that computers are intelligent until they start coming in late and lying about it.