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Comment: Re:GTA did it best... (Score 2, Funny) 352 352

Instead I play games that are deliberately non-realistic, where I can get shot 10,000 times, eat some food, and miraculously heal.

You mean...

"Instead I play games that are deliberately non-realistic, where I can get shot 10,000 times, eat some McDonalds, and miraculously heal."

Comment: Or... (Score 2, Insightful) 148 148

Maybe you shouldn't post every detail of your life on a website.

FTA:

the tool assures its users that sensitive data stays private, Hengartner says. "If you have a particular illness, you might want to allow only your friends to see that

What ever happened to calling people?

Comment: Re:I, for one... (Score 2, Interesting) 177 177

Well if you broke it down completely, energy is never created or destroyed, it only changes states. So all the energy that will ever exist was created at the beginning of the universe and is simply stored in different states.

And all energy is atomic energy, the difference comes in how we decide to extract that energy.

Comment: More like Ineffective (Score 2, Insightful) 113 113

The hospital drew wide media coverage in recent months after Internet users claiming to have received the treatment wrote in blogs and forums

So the internet addicted patients used the internet to complain about the problems with the internet addiction treatment?

Comment: Re:What's weird about those Microsoft ads (Score 1) 993 993

Also, your average non-geek doesn't care about an apple tax or linux, they see all the "cool" things you can do on an apple machine so they go out and buy one.

Lets not forget that there are a bunch of people out there who call the Nintendo Wii "Nintendo Sports" and aren't even aware you can buy different games for it.

One of the chief duties of the mathematician in acting as an advisor... is to discourage... from expecting too much from mathematics. -- N. Wiener

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