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Comment Re:F*ck Titan. (Score 1) 155

I'm sorry you had such problems.

D3 is a brilliant game, and Blizzard did a phenomenal job of a) releasing awesome new patches (especially 2.x) and b) getting my money. I bought it for PC when it first came out, then I bought the X360 version when that did, then RoS for PC, then UEE for X1 couple weeks ago... It's one franchise Blizzard has that will always get my money.

Comment Re:As the man says... (Score 1) 126

Rear view in your helmet visor would be awesome. Fucking radar off the back of the bike with software that could warn of a wobbly driver approaching from behind--priceless.

Acoustic distance sensors with an Arduino module connected to some sort of radial LED warning system is something I wish I had the hardware talent to create. As riders, we don't need to know what kind of objects are behind us or on blindspots, just that they're there. In most cases a couple degrees of rotation of my wrist and I'm a 1/4mi from the target, but the knowledge that something is there is incredibly useful at 25mph or 150mph.

Comment Re:It's absolutely NOT worth it (Score 1) 126

I completely agree, as the only time my expensive lids come off the shelf is when I'm on track and they require >DOT standards. There's no way I would daily a $1,400 helmet...

Until some sort of display interface that connects via BT or even cable to a specialized shield, HUD systems for riders will never take off. Think transparent curved displays like the ones LG just showed off recently. It's the perfect compliment to a helmet, and if the big manufacturers get onboard with some sort of "e-shield" standard, then we may have something to consider.

Comment Other Electronic Devices (Score 1) 286

Because I'm an enthusiast when it comes to motorcycles and cars, I tend to keep a lot of action cameras hooked up when out at meets or when going to the track. I've been pulled over before and the police officer took the camera from my helmet and started flipping through the log. Knowing he wouldn't find anything incriminating because I had not been recording, I consented to the search...

Is this scenario protected under the precedent set by the Riley v. United States ruling?

Comment Re:Actual thought process (Score 1) 271

I love how people want to knock on <insert media outlet here>, while the other side has nightmarishly hilarious content like...

"A small black hole would suck in our entire universe. So we know it's not that. The Bermuda Triangle is often weather, and 'Lost' is a TV show." -Mary Schiavo

That took the cake for me... Someone needs to explain to that bitch what the fuck we spin around here in the Milky Way. To help them out, it sounds like "Supermassive asshole".

Comment It's funny guys... (Score 2) 650

For a buncha people adamantly against Windows, there sure are a lot of people out here explaining how Microsoft should extend support for an obsolete product.

It's obsolete and dangerous to your business/personal life, like lead paint and asbestos. Please upgrade to something modern and stop moaning.

Comment Re:April Fools stories are gay (Score 1) 1482

Thinking one group of people is subhuman, and not worthy of the same rights isn't "an opposing view", it's bigotry.

This isn't a quip at you, but I'm interested in your response; It's an honest question. Am I a bigot because I consider child molestors, rapists and nazis subhuman? These are groups of people. Some with mental health problems, others with aggressive theological views... All scourge of the earth in my eyes.

Don't sweat it -- it's only ones and zeros. -- P. Skelly