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Comment: Re:503 (Score 2) 394

by LWATCDR (#48624775) Attached to: Google Proposes To Warn People About Non-SSL Web Sites

What about when it misinforms?

If I go to a local restaurant site that does not take orders and it is not running SSL just how is it insecure?
It is like a warning that a public park is insecure because it doesn't have a burglar alarm.
Also just because a site uses ssl does not mean that it is malware free or that it has not been hacked and all the user data taken.

When is a false sense of security a good thing?
And please do not tell me that I should worry about the NSA knowing that I was looking at restaurants.

Comment: Re:Preponderance of the Evidence (Score 1) 222

by LWATCDR (#48608263) Attached to: Linking Drought and Climate Change: Difficult To Do

"Fortunately, most open minded people are willing to accept a vast amount of statistical evidence as proof."
Then get back to me when your sample size is much larger...
Talk about your dumb analogies. BTW you are totally wrong. By the 1980s tobacco smoke had been studied and found to be full of known cancerogenic compounds. They did have mass spectrometers in the 1980s after all.

You like most people are confusing weather with climate. A single drought can not be attributed to climate change it would take a lot more data aka many decades of data.

Comment: Re:It's difficult but (Score 1) 222

by LWATCDR (#48608235) Attached to: Linking Drought and Climate Change: Difficult To Do

" but that didn't prevent climate researchers from claiming Katrina-level events will drastically increase in frequency"
I think you are confusing advocates with researchers.
Fear sells after all.

What is so annoying is that most climate change advocates are as clueless about climate as those that deny climate change.
Every hot summer, warm winter, flood, drought or hurricane is proof... No it is weather.
So when you have a slow hurricane season, a drought ends, or an extremely cold winter you have proof that climate change is not happening. No it is just weather people...

The arrogant ignorance of the clueless climate change advocates do more harm than can imagined.

 

Comment: Re:no thank you sir! (Score 1) 48

by LWATCDR (#48572887) Attached to: Army Building an Airport Just For Drones

I hate the over use of drones but RC aircraft do fall out of the sky.
What people don't get is that RC aircraft can be pretty big and dangerous.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?...
People already fly jet RC aircraft that fly at well over 100 mph and mass over 50lbs.
Yes they can kill people which is why they have rules.

You are right that most "drones" are not large or fast but they can be. Maybe a rule of under 5 lbs and under 20 mph for unregulated drones is in order.
 

Comment: Re:I don't think the future is immersion cooling.. (Score 1) 25

by LWATCDR (#48571631) Attached to: Liquid Cooling On the Rise As Data Centers Crunch Bigger Data

As someone living in south florida I can tell you that heat is not valuable.

You are sort of right but it is temperature differential that is valuable not just heat. In Alaska or Northern Canada 40c water has some value. In Phoenix it is useless most of the year.
Now if you can get CPUs that are happy at 200c you now have some valuable temperature differential

Comment: Re:Anything sold to the police should be sold... (Score 1) 191

by LWATCDR (#48567961) Attached to: Every Weapon, Armored Truck, and Plane the Pentagon Gave To Local Police

If the Republic falls then the restrictions on the military acting like a police force will fall. Your automatic weapon will be of little use facing an M1A1 or an Apache.
You logic is flawed and your insults are meaningless. You live in fear and terror that is self inflicted.

Comment: Re:Anything sold to the police should be sold... (Score 1) 191

by LWATCDR (#48547077) Attached to: Every Weapon, Armored Truck, and Plane the Pentagon Gave To Local Police

You can own a machine gun you just have pay for a special license.
And no tanks were transferred so you are happy now.

As to your statement that you must equal weapons for the general population and the police is not true unless you consider Sweden and Norway police states.
It is an absolute statement with no proof.

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