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Comment: Sure why not (Score 1) 232

by Kreegalor (#43613945) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: Would You Accept 'Bitcoin-Ware' Apps?
Why would I let a company use my hardware and electricity to mine for BitCoins and not get anything of out? They sure as hell won't drop the price of the software, nor will I get some sort of kickback that is worth anything. If there is no incentive in it for me to get a part of the profit, then why should I?

Comment: Additions to make (Score 2) 384

by Kreegalor (#42295713) Attached to: White House Must Answer Petition To 'Build Death Star'
Access shafts smaller than 2 meters No straight runs on access shafts that are for core ventilation Tractor Beam generator disables requiring multi-person authorization Cameras on the prison levels Better training of security staff A 5 fold increase in garbage compactor speed and no main airlock opening until the garbage has been vented into space. Defense turrets around the power core Decentralized power generators

Comment: Re:Liberal vs Conservatives (Score 2) 293

by Kreegalor (#41834641) Attached to: Empathy Represses Analytic Thought, and Vice Versa
I think you might be mixing up feelings and emotions with empathy.

Empathy is the ability to recognize the feelings experienced by others.

So
Liberals tend to have more feelings and emotions and be more empathetic to others, so they make illogical and unreasonable decisions based on feelings and emotions..
Conservatives think more with their own feelings and emotions but their level of empathy is lower, so they reason out a logical solution from unreasonable and illogical starting points.

Comment: Re:It has a place, but its no Holy Grail. (Score 2) 287

by Kreegalor (#41760401) Attached to: Now That It's Here, Is There a Place For Windows RT?
You are coming at this as someone who reads slashdot... People who come here are anything but causal users.
Most people aren't all that bright or know their butt from a hole in the wall when it comes to technology. The shear fact that they can share between their "awesome" Windows 8 desk top and their mobile app is something new and novel to them. Never mind there is enough integration for the iOS and Android platforms into Windows that is borderline seamless to people who know better. RT's ONLY chance for success is from these casual users because it will not come from the tech savvy or business community.

Comment: It has a place, but its no Holy Grail. (Score 1) 287

by Kreegalor (#41759025) Attached to: Now That It's Here, Is There a Place For Windows RT?
Windows RT will have a place, but its the same place that is filled by other tablets, smartphones and netbooks. It is going into a crowded market to offer web surfing, app games, email, web apps and light duty documents. Casual users will probably love it, especially if they have Windows 8.

The real crowd MS might have been aiming for, the business community, is going to avoid this product thus limiting its lifespan. The biggest draw of Windows 8 is the ability to use the metro apps between all devices, this is greatest weakness also. To get the full functionality of Windows 8 cross platform features requires all new hardware on the mobile side, at least. Companies have already shelled out for Iphones/iPads or Andriod devices and adjusted their IT infrastructure to work with these devices, then add that Enterprise customers not jumping on the WIndows 8 bandwagon right away, it really puts a crimp in the user base of Windows 8 RT.

Windows 8 RT and its assoicated hardware products will enjoy a moderate sales number. Its inter-connectivity could make it a major force, but its hit the market a day late and a dollar short to knock off iOS and Andriod based products.

Comment: Price is important (Score 2) 417

by Kreegalor (#41687689) Attached to: Is Microsoft's Price Model For the Surface Justifiable?
The price is important. I've not bought an iPad for the reason it is too expensive for what it is and what it does. The Windows Tablet just did the same thing. Why would I want to drop the money on a iPad or the Surface when the $250 Nexus or Galaxy does everything I need it to do? None of them replace the gaming computer, nor will any of them replace my work computer which runs my CAD programs, web development stuff and desktop publishing suite. All any of the tablets are good for are surfing the internet, doing email, playing games and some productivity for programs that don't require intensive processor power. Sure I've used my Nexus to work on my manuals but its just been the text part of various sections when i am on the bus. The tablets are a long way from replacing desk tops and laptops. All they have done is just replaced the Netbooks.

Comment: So Basically (Score 1) 627

Their requirements are really fair and meant to keep out fringe candidates. Contrary to how you feel, you ARE a fringe candidate. You haven't raised $50k. If you swayed the crowds like you said you have, $50k is a drop in a bucket just from the people you had talked too. Hell, you should have been able to get than from the National Libertarian party.The fact you haven't raised that much means you aren't as popular as you seem to think you are. A daily schedule means more than 2 events a week. You lost all credibility in your post about the email about urging people to blow up the story on Slashdot and Reddit. It is plain and simple attention whoring you are doing. You aren't a serious candidate and are looking to cause a ruckus because you think you should be doing better than you really are.

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