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Comment: Cullberson is what is wrong with NASA (Score 1) 130

by WindBourne (#48650313) Attached to: Can Rep. John Culberson Save NASA's Space Exploration Program?
The GOP has worked hard to destroy NASA and keep it as a jobs program. They are the ones that screw it up constantly. Even now, they are the bastards that have gutted private space while trying to increase funding for SLS.
And this bastard things that he will SAVE NASA????

Comment: I think that they are making a mistake (Score 1) 128

by WindBourne (#48641487) Attached to: Tesla About To Start Battery-Swap Pilot Program
These should ONLY be in the service centers and the batteries should be for say 400 MPC. IOW, this is not to be used to fill up for local driving, but instead used for putting in long distance batteries so that you can take a vacation. With a battery that has say over 120 KWH, that first 30 min will still bring you up over 250-300 MPC, which is plenty long for extended driving.

Comment: Re: Well, duh (Score 1) 378

by WindBourne (#48640733) Attached to: The Dominant Life Form In the Cosmos Is Probably Superintelligent Robots
Actually, there is.
Robots, actually androids, can be updated right away with any improvement. With humans, we have to undergo a generation cycle. Basically, look at speed of change of regular cars vs Tesla. Because of Tesla's heavy electronics manufacturing, new updates change it regularly, making the car newer and better, in a much faster way.

Comment: Re:One number to breach them all (Score 1) 97

by WindBourne (#48640247) Attached to: Staples: Breach May Have Affected 1.16 Million Customers' Cards
Yes, they CAN go if people would SUE.
I make a habit to never put my CC in stores that run windows or that outsource to India, or any nation where the coders are paid a pitance of western coders. As such, I have not had my CC's stolen.
People need to put together mass lawsuits against companies and their CEO/CIO personally. Once that starts happening, then and only then, will things change.
Even here, it would be nice to see a lawyer step up and state that they are willing to do a class action against these companies.

Comment: Why? It would not matter. (Score 1) 97

by WindBourne (#48640225) Attached to: Staples: Breach May Have Affected 1.16 Million Customers' Cards
Look, the problem here is that ALL OF THESE COMPANIES THAT WERE CRACKED have 3 things in common:
1) they run windows.
2) they outsourced to India.
3) the company is not allowed to operate in India.

Basically, Indians are being bought off to leave backdoors on the production system.

Mr. Cole's Axiom: The sum of the intelligence on the planet is a constant; the population is growing.