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Comment: Re:nature will breed it out (Score 1) 950

"Anyone has to admit"

No, they don't. Men and women have and had different gender roles, but suppression I disagree with. You are repeating a feminist lie that has led our society to our current problems. Even in Afghanistan, women aren't nearly as oppressed as western media would have us believe. Here's a discussion about the subject by a highly esteemed person who is much smarter than me.


Comment: Re: They had to discontinue it (Score 1) 160

by Stoutlimb (#49561975) Attached to: Google Officially Discontinues Nexus 7 Tablet

Fits all my pockets, and I use mine with VoIP. People are awed by the size of my "phone". Still heartbroken that there won't be a 2015 version. For the price, the 2013 LTE version was the best piece of electronics I've ever owned. I know there are nicer Android tabs now, but not for the price.

Comment: Re:Solar rarely enough for the whole house (Score 2) 299

by Stoutlimb (#49557189) Attached to: Tesla To Announce Battery-Based Energy Storage For Homes

It can, when comparing like things. However, one of these is not like the other. At grid scale, it has to compete against the wholesale price of electricity. At residential scale, even though it is smaller and less efficient, it competes against the RETAIL price of electricity. This difference suggests a different source of the problem.

Comment: Re:Then stop stealing my stuff! (Score 5, Interesting) 160

by Stoutlimb (#49549857) Attached to: Pirate Bay Blockade Censors CloudFlare Customers

I'm a content creator too, with significant copyrighted works. I've even used copyright threats to ensure I've been adequately paid. I also think Copyright is utterly absurd as it is. 5-10 years ought to be the max. The establishment has shown severe disrespect to the public by locking down culture indefinitely behind a paywall. It might be "stealing" in your eyes, or the law's... Ethically, it's sharing, with the same good intentions of every public library. I hope one day copyright catches up to morality. Our culture is owned by all of us.

Comment: Re:Cutting edge journalism (Score 1) 179

by Stoutlimb (#49454711) Attached to: Google Lollipop Bricking Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 Devices

Since Google sells these directly, they also have the purchase and delivery dates and device id's for most Nexus devices. Perhaps the delay is designed to roll out the update shortly after the warranty expires? They could easily do that... would they? It would save them a hell of a lot of support dollars.

I do not fear computers. I fear the lack of them. -- Isaac Asimov