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Comment Re:FEAR! (Score 2) 105

Inefficient, expensive products that are not going to be subsidized forever...It is not the future.

We cannot live off of solar alone. It is a good companion, but 100% solar is a dream. Nuclear is proven and newer technologies are safe. The energy consortium does not want people using nuclear because it makes them irrelevant with backyard nukes being actively researched and developed today. Let's sell the concept that it's dangerous...that's why we're seeing nuclear 'fallout' in California from Fukushima in the news.

Let's make everyone scared.

Submission + - Ask Slashdot: Status Health Care Website 1

An anonymous reader writes: I'm a slashdot lurker, I read it every day but don't understand about 80% of what I read. In simple language is the health care web site the main event or a diversion? Should I be outraged or only mildly bemused at the level of failure? Does this show our tech resources are not equal to the task or only the vendors selected and their bosses were the wrong choice? Help me understand what's happening here..

Submission + - How to introduce Linux to your kid? ( 2

TroysBucket writes: Hypothetical: Let's say you are a Linux nerd (I know... big stretch) and you want to introduce Linux, and Open Source, to your kid at as young of an age as possible. How do you do it? How do you get your little one excited (even as young as 2 or 3 years old) and help them to use it? This article covers a few ideas, but I'd love to hear more thoughts from you.

Submission + - Results of funding Open Source by donations (

BryanLunduke writes: One week ago I Open Sourced my, previously commercial, software (GPL) and comic books (creative commons). I am now documenting my journey to fully fund their continued development with the first weeks results of funding via donations. I am publishing this information here to give others the facts they need to help decide if they can afford to do something similar.

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