LOL There needs to be a +1 Troll mod, this certainly warrants it on quality alone. I am humbled and impressed. You, sir, are a master baiter.
How about if we believe your conclusions but do not think your data supports your claim, ie you are viewing what you wish due to your observations which are obviously (and not a fault) biased?
and will head up into Rocky Mountain National Park around 7am tomorrow to hike around bear lake with my girlfriend.
Sorry, man, I was just messing. That sounds like a beautiful way to spend a Sunday morning. One of my life goals is to live on the edge of a National Park.
Ah, I see you're building a finger print database. Nice.
<Morbo>Touch screens do not work that way! Good night!</Morbo>
So it is important to replace the voting process with the digital age because that will allow faster and more informed decisions.
1) How will replacing the voting system result in faster or more informed decisions by the voters? That's like suggesting making high tech toilets will get people to make better choices about what they eat.
2) What on earth do we need -faster- decisions for? Because having to wait a few hours a few times a decade is the major problem with our system of government?
I for one would replace it with something more 2.0, the sooner the better.
Better how? Fewer people would know how it works. Therefore Few people should trust it. Doesn't sound "better" to me. Election systems need to be simple enough that everyone can understand them, everyone can see that hasn't been tampered with.
A show of hands is simple but not anoymous.
Physical ballots placed into a physical box. Then removed and counted in full view of everyone is also simple, and you gain anonymity. And a child can understand it and validate it. There is zero reason for an election to ever be more complicated than this.
Since these articles get pretty much the same reaction on weekdays
I think you'll find that these stories are most likely to appear on Slashdot Friday and Saturday nights.
I was playing guitar but stopped to check the various feeds before shutting down and heading to bed. Snowshoeing early tomorrow.
Right on, brother. Tomorrow morning I'll be busting some broncos and then base-jumping off the Sears Tower with a parachute of my own design. After that, I'll be having sex with the entire wait staff of Hooters, one of whom is my wife, Morgan Fairchild.
Are you calling God a scumbag?
In the original, yeah, kind of a scumbag.
He was much nicer in the sequel when they had the dude with the long hair and beard play Him. I think it was Jared Leto.
the article says he's being sued for fraud and breach of contract
And they waited until the Oculus Rift is ready for release to file suit.
This is patent trolling by another name. They're trying to make money off someone else's work.
Hey now... I blame drugs, alcohol, and youth but I actually majored in music theory at one point and the minor pentatonic (or sometimes called the pentatonic minor) is my favorite scale as it is both useful for jazz and blues and, well, you can transpose it with ease and at least "fit in" with most any type of music western music. It is like the adjustable wrench of music, not the perfect tool but will do in a pinch if you need it. Then again I am fatalistic and pragmatic all at the same time. Utilitarian is good, no?
The comments section for a story like this is a great case study on who's home on a Saturday night and at their computers. Slashdot knows their audience, I'll give them that.
[I have an excuse: It's between periods of the Blackhawks/Ducks game]
Teaching is still seen as a woman's profession.
If you'd gone to college, you might have noticed that men make up 62% of faculty.
Nope, that has nothing to do with the issue, that's a parable about forgiveness.
Is there anything creepier than using the Bible to explain why child molestation isn't really all that bad?
Try reading in context sometime.
Considering the fragmented way the Bible came into being, "context" varies from verse to verse.
Here is the text of Matthew 18:6:
Whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in me to sin, it would be better for him to have a great millstone fastened around his neck and to be drowned in the depth of the sea.
Now, the word that's translated here as "sin" is actually "skandalizo" (Greek): to “scandalize”;to entrap, that is, trip up (figuratively stumble [transitively] or entice to sin, apostasy or displeasure): - (make to) offend.
So I'm sorry, there is no "context" about that verse that makes it any less about scumbags who would mess with kids.
But things like the Rolling Stone UVA rape hoax, global warming, GamerGate, &c have blown the lid off what a bunch of cheap hucksters the Grievance Industrial Complex are.
Go back to hell and stay there, creeps.