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Comment: Re:Dodgy record (Score 1) 204

by coinreturn (#48924859) Attached to: Computer Chess Created In 487 Bytes, Breaks 32-Year-Old Record

Surely the record depends on the expressiveness of the instruction set of the chip you are programming for. With a suitably advanced chip I could implement chess in 1 byte. It would be an instruction that looks like this:


and an instruction that implements chess.

One whole byte! You slacker. You could implement this as one bit - have it be the only instruction.

Comment: Re:Waiting for Republicans to come in and defend t (Score 1) 316

by coinreturn (#48851335) Attached to: Eric Holder Severely Limits Civil Forfeiture

I think this sounds like a great thing, however I do have to question why it took so long for him to do this. How long have Obama and Holder been in office? Now, finally, when we're in Obama's last two lame-duck years, Holder decides to finally do something useful?

So yeah, it's great that he's finally fixed this horrible problem, but he sure could have done it earlier.

He did this because of all the press it's been getting lately - it probably wasn't on his radar before that.

Comment: Re:Secret Ballot? (Score 2) 480

by coinreturn (#48796257) Attached to: How Bitcoin Could Be Key To Online Voting

You know...someone that cannot be troubled to take the small amount of time and effort to register to vote, and go to the poll to vote, likely is also NOT the type of person to take any amount of time to study the issues or people up for election and therefore, not someone I'd actively encourage to make a vote.

No vote is better than an ill-informed / non-informed vote.

You're just one small step away from a poll tax or an intelligence test. Watch it, buster.

Comment: Re:Home of the brave? (Score 1) 589

by coinreturn (#48627417) Attached to: Top Five Theaters Won't Show "The Interview" Sony Cancels Release

You mean the far left, don't you. The only people I hear claiming that corporations are leftists. Nobody on the right has made that claim and no court within the US has ever issued such an opinion.

Then you must be deaf. The supreme court (controlled by the Right) has said so. See Hobby Lobby, Citizens United.

Show me a man who is a good loser and I'll show you a man who is playing golf with his boss.