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Comment Re:Ok. (Score 1) 628

In this case I use Google cache, if Google or Bing caches dont work - Im done. There just isnt anything on the internet worth putting up with scumbag ads which are obtrusive, distracting and full of scumware, malware, trojans and script hacks. I root android only to use AdAway.

Ads that are not "worked into" the content are toast. And good ads, eg, BMW chase ads or superbowl ads that are funny often become the destination for people to watch on youtube, etc. So marketers best be making great products, have great service, get high ratings on the etailer and build a brand and get creative with advertising.

Marketing rats dont realize most sheeple dont care or know why they buy things and the people who are conscious make heavy duty use of comparative reviews, forums, youtube reviews, etc.

The days of spam working are over imho.

Comment Re:Because... (Score 1) 258

I would say given Costco's major increase in having organic foods and much better prices (we jokingly call Whole Foods Whole Paycheck) that Whole Foods was far from "just fine" before doing this. Opening up salaries to all is hardly important - its for the little people to squabble over.

True compensation is with stock, RSUs, bonuses, etc. Total compensation being opening would be hugely interesting and very disruptive. In fact opening things up for just salaries and not just total compensation will allow big companies to fake there is no pay gap but actually increase it.

Comment Re:Big Sister is watching (Score 3, Insightful) 781

List of bro terms (now deemed illegal by the SJW losers):

Code Monkeys - "Dean In Charge"

bro for it

I wish the dried up crones working in tech could get bent an loosen up a bit. This type of loser catering is about offending the majority to preserve the feelings of the minority / mentally disabled.

Comment Re:Do not want (Score 2) 94

Dont worry, Lennart Poettering and his band of lunatics hasn't destroyed the embedded market yet - and the Android folks would just laugh at him if he tried.

Well, maybe we do want our interfaces to be named instead of eth0 en0po1po10s1po. Besure to pepper zeros and O's to make it impossible to retype.

One of my favorite quotes about systemd.

systemd doesnt even know what the hell it wants to be. It is variously referred to as a 'system daemon' or a 'basic userspace building block to make an OS from' - both of which are highly ambiguous. Despite aiming to standardize Linux distributions, it itself has no clear standard, and is perpetually rolling

I have spend huge amounts of time recently dealing with the breakage systemd has caused.

Comment Re:Their work is being wasted. (Score 2) 142

One thing we can look to is that Linux can be put with any user land. Linux can be used in many places. Look at Android, if the init wars has you down fork and roll, or spork it like NextBSD.

The coolest thing I've see in Linux 4.2 is eBPF accompanied by BCC,

Check it out - they are doing dtrace like things with Linux with it:


- You can do IO virtualization
- All network IO can be handled by in-kernel byte code generated by bcc (BPF COMPILER COLLECTION).
- All storage IO can be watched - you can create histograms of slow and face places on disks, raid array, even ceph clusters.
- You can basically implement dtrace for Linux using eBPF to do so.

Basically eBPF has a guaranteed non-looping in kernel general purpose VM.

I think this is an example of a quiet revolution and it started with Linux 4.2

Comment Re:Openness (Score 0, Troll) 141

Zuck the **** is an intellectual property thief, a spy that colludes to collect (nay steal) our information, correlate it and sell it to anyone or any government at whatever price. Then he goes on to want to import an arbitrary number of H1Bs but would never spend a buck on making a decent school in the US. sheryl sandberg worked for a high ranking official in the us gov (larry summers) and was invited to face**** to get a billion+ fortune for doing exactly nothing. On top of this all sheryl sandberg is gallivanting around with billionaires a few months after the husband kicked it, despicable. This despicable company steals information and is run by an intellectual property thief, hires H1B scabs and employs a throng of beltway insiders. Disgusting.

Comment Re:Missing the point. (Score 1, Interesting) 330

I think that Toyota hydrogen fuel cell is far more practical and cleaner (because electric batteries are charged with coal fire plant electricity made 500+ miles away from where it is used).

Toyota is offering fuel cell engine patent use for free until 2020.

Range is good. Output from engine is water vapor. Clean as a whistle. Energy is created and used together rather than created, shipped over hundreds of miles of wires then used to charge.

Comment Re:They just want to grow crops of wage slaves (Score 1) 119

"that a dollar will go a lot father in impoverished countries than USA"

No. You cant buy efficacy in corrupt places the money and goods are generally stolen by local power brokers.

You could do time and volunteer on foreign places, but neither YOU nor Gates would do anything like that.

Race card, gotta love it. What a sad little brown shirt for identity politics.

Comment Desalinate Hadera style (Score 4, Interesting) 417

When Hadera desalination plant was brought online water concerns were vastly alleviated.

CA has a water infrastructure built for less than 20 million people and 40+ million now live here. CA just passed a 8 billion water bond but there is no new water in that bill, just a lot of fraud and waste but no new water.

Instead of police-state water rationing and other idiotic measures which require people to drastically change how they live and have people reporting on each other, make more water. Time to desalinate.


Its amazing in the atomic-jet-space-age with internet 40 million people in the 5-6th largest economy in the world (CA alone) sit around like morons and pray for rain and "get worried" when there are solutions on the table now.

Comment Re:They just want to grow crops of wage slaves (Score 1) 119

I'll suggest something here. Some cultures have the ability to innovate. Some do not. No judgement. But trying to shortcut bypass and undermine the ones that innovate to get sub market talent does not come without a long term price.

Do laud the rapists who take advantage of this because they have a huge pile of monopoly money is really sad.

Zuck and Gates could make a few universities like MIT-Caltech-etc that are meant to home grow STEM superstars of the native born and re-invest in our country which is full of the people who injected the most cash into their wallets.

Comment They just want to grow crops of wage slaves (Score 2) 119

Gates and Zuck want to farm the entire human race for wage slaves. The oligarchs want to pluck the best and brightest from wherever they may be and utilize them.

These countries need fresh water, a reliable food supply and the most rudimentary things for education, eg, paper and pencils. These tools want to throw keyboards at the world hoping to farm out another hidden gem like Ramanujan and pluck them like cheap underpaid fruit.

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