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Comment: Re:Is he dangerous? (Score 3, Informative) 163

by Existential Wombat (#49237009) Attached to: Man Claiming Half Ownership of Facebook Is Now a Fugitive

Why the heck did he have a tracking bracelet to begin with? He was convicted of being a fraudster and financial criminal, but was he convicted of violent crimes? Do they really give tracking bracelets to non-violent criminals in the USA?
That's truly fucked up if so.

I'm not even convinced that the guy is guilty of anything other than pissing off a rich, white, entitled douchebag.

Ask Martha Stewart...

Comment: Re:Well... (Score 1) 127

by Existential Wombat (#48115239) Attached to: London Unveils New Driverless Subway Trains

Driverless trains have existed in London for many years, too. For example on the DLR:

There is still a "Driver", but all they do is operate the doors, make passenger announcements, and are ready to take over in the case of an emergency or a system failure.

Doesn’t he have to feed the monkey as well?

Comment: Re:Read the GP's comment, fuckface. (Score 3, Interesting) 288

by Existential Wombat (#47895703) Attached to: California Declares Carpooling Via Ride-Share Services Illegal

I guess I don't get the mathematics of poverty. If I'm going somewhere with a friend, I was already going there anyway and wouldn't charge them gas money. I'd only charge if I was taking them somewhere I had no intention of going and I wanted to be a dick about it.

This is not what it’s about in general. It’s about providing a ride. Not picking up someone on the way you were happening to be traveling.

Each new user of a new system uncovers a new class of bugs. -- Kernighan