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Comment: Protection against this (Score 1) 222

by MessedRocker (#33371942) Attached to: Digital Devices Deprive Brain of Needed Downtime

Incidentally, I have a sort of instinctual protection against this kind of thing to make sure I get the downtime I need. After enough computer use my brain says ENOUGH! and I just stop for a few minutes. Maybe it's a sort of attention deficit disorder, but I say it's my brain knowing when enough input is enough input.

Comment: Re:One thing I don't do is troublesome licenses (Score 1) 344

by MessedRocker (#31474176) Attached to: What Aspects of Open Source Projects Do You Avoid?

I find that the effectiveness of a software license is directly proportional to the amount of money the coder has to spend on legal fees. Maybe I don't have enough experience here, but free-software coders don't strike me as particularly wealthy.

(This statement is not an endorsement of software license violation, which is considered copyright infringement and not just contract violation.)

All life evolves by the differential survival of replicating entities. -- Dawkins