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Comment Uphill Battle (Score 1) 179

It's going to take some serious marketing to separate the public's perception of pure android vs. carrier versions... I don't think it's practical to try and have both, unless it's a first step towards attempting to eliminate leverage of the carriers totally, and I don't even think that's possible considering android is basically open source. It would be like Apple having a pure Apple iphone, along with Samsung's iFone, Huwaei's eyeFone+, HTC's iPhon+ - all with their separate flavors of Apple's iOS and specialized functionality, making Apple just a leading player in it's own market. If Google really wants to do this they need deep hardware design and integration to go along with Android, which is where I thought they were heading with Motorola before they got sent down the river.

Comment Re:Hard to take this seriously... (Score 0) 507

you mean the unusually intense blizzard?... seem to be hearing a lot of "record breaking" "unusual" "once in a century" weather patterns in the last few years...

..but I'm sure it's all part of the natural cycle of our planets history.. and nothing at all that is being predicted. Carry on....

Comment Re: "other people" (Score -1, Redundant) 508

Can the "other people" just can vaccinated? The same thing could be said about computer virus... Is my grand ma criminal for having her computer infected and possibly infecting other? Everyone should take their own action. As you pointed it out well, the nature will "naturally" eliminate bad behavior and normally improved over time. Start forcing everyone to take a vaccine is a wide open door to forcing everyone to take "X". And some cases "X" could be bad, unproved or not good for everyone.

Comment Make government public. (Score 2) 261

You know how to make government work for the people... ALL meetings are public. every correspondence is public, ALL of it.. there would be no "covert" "back-room" "national security" anything... meetings with foreign leaders.. PUBLIC, ALL of it.. and if people want to keep things hush hush then they just won't deal with a public government and it would expose all those who are doing things for nefarious reasons. You want world peace, this is the way to do it.. The more people realize that they can't just work a deal for their own benefit the better this world will be... let issues stand on their own merits, not part of some "I'll vote for yours if you vote for mine" BS...

Comment Re:Bitcoin is already "real for business" (Score 1) 99

  1. 1 - Bitcoin settlement can take hours, Credit card can takes months... you see the notification instantaneously, there is services that can tell you in a few second how safe it is (double spend & fees validation). If you are buying anything
  2. 3 - Just like cash, if you give cash to someone and he run away, it's gone. If you burn it, it's gone. Bitcoin is not created for your Grama, but can work for banks,business and surely international transfer that takes days and cost a lots.
  3. 4 - You talk about secrecy compare to our current financial system when the money supply is decided in private by a handful of people? Bitcoin money supply is know from the start. Some considerable amount of bitcoin from the start are not moving, we don't know maybe they are just locked there forever like many because the owner lost the private key. That's now a problem for me considering the current system we have is build the same way.
  4. Government can destroy a currency by printing like they want, they did it many times, they are still doing it and they will do it again. Can we have an alternative that is different? Leave the experience alone you are not force to trade in Bitcoin.

Comment Re:Bitcoin is already "real for business" (Score 1) 99

Exact, they like it, they agree it's good, but they want their own so they can control it. But only problem: it's great because nobody control it. My guess is a millions will go down the drain before they switch to a 621+ peta hash/sec secure blockchain known as Bitcoin.

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