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Comment: Nope (Score 1) 97

by Flipstylee (#44958431) Attached to: BitTorrent "Bundles" Create Cash Registers Inside Artwork
This is a step back. This will be exploited/cracked/patched to hell and back, especially if the bulk is kept client-side. This is DRM. Every lock is built around the key, nothing is perfectly secure.

I hope it helps the artists though, i know musicians everywhere get fucked severely by the "record companies".

Comment: Re:Don't we have enough FPS titles already? (Score 1) 252

by Flipstylee (#44918137) Attached to: Valve Announces Steambox, Sort Of

From what I've seen, it seems that >90% of steam titles are various variants of FPS titles. On top of that the top sellers for XBox and PS3 are FPS as well. Eventually the market will hit saturation; we haven't really seen a technological jump in the genre in some time to the best of my understanding. What would Steam sell once the FPS fad is up and people want to play games that involve something other than shootting/stabbing high res people/zombies?

Totally agree with all points but the last assumption; That the "fad" ends. My journey down the fps highway began with Doom, and there were others before it, it's been since 95 for me. A long "fad".

Comment: Re:i wonder what they threatened him with (Score 1) 349

by Flipstylee (#44882649) Attached to: Arrested Chinese Blogger "Confesses" On State TV, Praises Censorship

The bradley manning confession, do you think american people were smart enough to believe it was forced?

It's funny you should ask that because i am american, and the first thought i had was "Bullshit. Lock a man naked in a room for weeks on end, only to be tortured
the few times he sees the light of day, and he'd say just about anything. I know i would."

Comment: Not about money (Score 1) 86

by Flipstylee (#42684023) Attached to: Sony Fined In UK For PlayStation Network Hack
It's a PR slap, the money is irrelevant, it's what could be done, and i wish we would do more of that at here in the US.
Alot of sensitive information was let out into the open, and i was affected in that i had to get a new card. Not a problem. Then it happened again.
So i get another new card, and i now have a fancy blu-ray player, completely isolated and not connected, not subscribing to or buying anything. Not a problem.

Comment: Penises (Score 1) 690

by Flipstylee (#42476985) Attached to: Why Girls Do Better At School
(most) Girls don't have penises. When your attention is divided between what you're learning and said penis, these things happen.

Totally making shit up here because i didn't RTFA, and my reason and the science behind it seem to be about the same as their study.

Please do better science, or science in general.

Comment: Re:For those of us alive when this was launched, (Score 1) 271

by Flipstylee (#42184503) Attached to: Voyager 1, So Close To Interstellar Space That We Can Taste It!
Question: How in the hell do you capture something at 41,411,976 mph?

As i'm to understand it, even if the Oort Cloud is incredibly dense by our estimates,
there's still going to be a slim chance of interacting with anything sizeable to mine, let alone just happen to match our velocity.
Dreaming big though.

Logic doesn't apply to the real world. -- Marvin Minsky