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Comment: Re:Gawd I hated it! (Score 3) 229

by Ksevio (#48662831) Attached to: The Slow Death of Voice Mail

And smartphones are worse, some giving you the date and time that the phone call was made before playing the message.

That's not something specific to smartphones - that's something that comes from phone companies and voice mail (compared to answering machines of the past) in general. My smartphone has a voice mail app now that lets me just select the message and click "play" - a large improvement.

Comment: Re:And how many were terrorists? Oh, right, zero. (Score 2) 275

by Ksevio (#48654873) Attached to: TSA Has Record-Breaking Haul In 2014: Guns, Cannons, and Swords
If they were terrorists, the TSA probably should have done something like stopped them from getting on the airplane and calling law enforcement. It's somewhat ridiculous to think that there are potential terrorists getting on planes and all we're doing about them is throwing their bombs in the trash before the board.

Comment: Does author matter? (Score 3, Interesting) 100

by Ksevio (#48566615) Attached to: A Paper By Maggie Simpson and Edna Krabappel Was Accepted By Two Journals
I'm more concerned about the "papers" that contain gibberish nonsense than one where the author isn't correct. Those are both names that could easily exist, but even if they didn't, it shouldn't be a problem to publish an article by Anonymous as long as it's peer-reviewed and contains good material.

Comment: Re:I am by no means a fan of Comcast... (Score 1) 291

by Ksevio (#48561817) Attached to: Comcast Sued For Turning Home Wi-Fi Routers Into Public Hotspots
Looks like it would be about $9.50 on average in CA. However this is also assuming the router is being used a max power 24/7 when it's sharing and would be completely idle 24/7 if it wasn't. It's more likely people would be using their own router so it wouldn't be idle in which case it would use a negligible amount for sharing.

MS-DOS must die!