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Comment Re:Issue is more complicated (Score 1) 849

AC beat me to it. Like it or not this is a gender issue, it's a reflection of the toxic effects of SJWism on women in real world practice. Sarah is perfectly willing to be mocking, abusive, and disrespectful to anyone she disagrees with when she's in a position of power and nobody can fire back, but put her somewhere she can't silence disagreement or worse still somewhere she'll get just as good as she gives and this is the result.

She wants to be able to mock and deride anyone and everyone she disagrees with, but not have the same done in return to her or even have people disagree with her in a way she finds unpleasant. She's acting like offended royalty, bristling at the commoners that dare presume themselves her equals and speak to her in a manner not befitting her self-given stature.

This is what happens when you raise people on a combination of put-downs and disempowerment mixed with unconditional affirmation and shallow gender jingoism. You get a bully with big ego and a glass jaw, someone who thinks they're better than everyone else because they think they've had such a horrible uphill battle their whole lives but in reality can't actually handle actual adversity or even mere unpleasantness when they finally encounter it. And of course since nothing is ever their fault, nor is anything ever under their control, they externalize all their difficulties and negative feelings onto an outside source.

Comment Re:Issue is more complicated (Score 4, Insightful) 849

And yet she's perfectly willing to mock, abuse, and deride people on her own turf where she's the one in charge. This is just another case of hypocrisy from top to bottom. She wants to be an "equal" but she also wants everyone to bend over backwards to accomodate her and treat her gently. She talks about things being "toxic" but is toxic herself to anyone she disagrees with... when she's the one holding all the cards.

Comment Re:Are they actually powered down? (Score 1) 53

Agreed, unwanted shutdowns seem to be a thing with mobile devices in general. The touchpad's been plagued by them pretty much since the first version of android got ported to it and even the newest "stable" releases constantly shut down or boot cycle, and both of my galaxy phones (s3 and s5) have had a history of the occasional pantshitting followed by a reboot.

Comment So when are they making something we can AFFORD? (Score 3, Insightful) 322

Selling cars that cost as much as a small house is all well and good if your target market is 1%ers and boomers, but if you want to sell to the mass market you need something that's priced for a generation that will probably never be able to afford to own a home.

Comment Re:How gracefully does it fail? (Score 1) 146

You, and all of the other people making comments like this, are completely missing the point. There's enough energy in a a water cooler to level texas, but when a water cooler is punctured it just leaks onto the carpet. When a cellphone battery is punctured it's far more enthusiastic.

Comment How gracefully does it fail? (Score 4, Insightful) 146

We're getting to a point where the issue isn't just how much energy we can store in how little space, and how readily we can use it, but also how stable that medium is and how gracefully it fails when mishandled. Cellphone batteries are already pretty scary when punctured, imagine something holding several times as much energy.

Comment Re:They Never thought he had a bomb... (Score 1) 361

Ok so the problem is you're completely incapable of grasping sarcasm when it's used to point out the idiocy of picking one designated victim out of the hundreds of boys thrown under the bus by the school system and crying "racism!!111eleventyone" only for that one designated victim.

"You must have an IQ of at least half a million." -- Popeye