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Comment Re:Make something unbreakable... (Score 1) 281 281

to lift wifi restrictions (ie use facetime/skype over 3g, which its able to do just fine), to use my phones 3g as a wifi hotspot without paying $20 a month additional for nothing, for access to your file system, to install different ui's apple doesnt approve of, to install apps apple rejected for who knows what reason, etc!!! i dont know anyone whos jailbroken with the intent to pirate apps.

Comment animal research (Score 1) 299 299

think what you will about animal research, i have no desire to argue the topic right now, but there are constant studies at universities testing drug addiction (ucla a major offender) and the affects on primates. in simple terms, "i want a grant to test psychological affects of meth on a primate."

what do you *think* is going to happen? we already *know* ffs! ask a fucking tweeker to come in and lets have a chat. whats the point of all this and why are these people still getting money to document behaviours of drug addicted animals??? drives me insane

Comment Here we go again (Score 1) 836 836

Don't we get one of these every week or so?

Without reading the responses, here's the summary:

People with a degree: "Without a degree you won't understand proper theory and your code will suck."
People without a degree: "Most people with degrees are pompous and spend weeks documenting and planning a simple project."

Add in a few anecdotal experiences why one is better than the other, argument ensues.

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Submission + - Duke Nukem ForNever-> 1 1

Lawrence Person writes: "In perhaps the least surprising video game news of all time, Shack News is reporting that Duke Nukem video game developer 3D Realms is shutting down. This means the perennial vaporware champion Duke Nukem Forever, now an astounding 12 years in the making, will never see the light of day."
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