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I hope it go crashes after going a km up. Fuck their tiny 1cm peni.
I was gone from Slashdot for almost a year and this is what I'm greeted to. It's a shame things are continuing their downward spiral.
Or do we rather just turn war from an adrenaline fest to a cold, calculated application of force
Yes, let's gamify war. That's just what need in the military.
You don't see that from a B-52 or an A-10, either. All you see is smoke and fire.
It's a lot easier for a drone pilot to push a button that would likely kill people thousands of miles away. You've overlooked the entire point of my response, which was to highlight the fact that drones are making it a lot easier for pilots and the military to brush aside civilian causalities, which is currently hovering at 400-800 according to Wikipedia.
A tip goes out about a possible Al-Qaeda target somewhere in Pakistan, and a few days/weeks later, a village is reduced to rubble. The U.S. can wash its hands clean of the incident and no Americans were harmed during the operation, which is the *most* important part, right?
Meanwhile, some kid who has witnessed all this is just loving the democracy and freedom that the U.S. raining down on his village. I'm sure he'll grow up to love the United States and perhaps even become a productive member of society because of it.
Get educated, dude. Many of the founding fathers had already successfully abolished slavery in their states, and were working to do so in all the colonies as soon as they peacefully could.
I'm sorry, but what? Depending on who's on your "founding fathers" list, many of them not only supported slavery but owned several, sometimes ranging in the hundreds, of slaves. I'm not going to question your upbringing or education, but whitewashing a somewhat embarrassing side of history is ridiculous. Call for what it is.
Romney was the last chance we as a nation had to regain the former glory that the founding fathers intended.
Former glory? If the founding fathers had their way, I would still be considered a property. Kindly shove your ideology somewhere else.
"...I was beta testing the release client."
You don't say...
Wow! our advancement in technology to make a machine that and travel faster then a human! Amazing. Perhaps we can make a machine that can fly too.
This is a good example of the type of ignorant, knee jerk comments that are ruining Slashdot. You know this is a technological advancement. If quadrupedalism is perfected, we could have ATV sized vehicles that can practically tackle almost any terrain. Besides the military applications, I could see these things being autonomously sent out to send medical kits and supplies to remote or war torn regions. I would normally tag this as redundant and move on, but since I'm all out of mod points, this long-winded post will have to suffice. Good day.