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Comment: Re:Of course. (Score 0) 1174

by fifewiskey (#39806807) Attached to: TSA Defends Pat Down of 4-Year-Old Girl

If our liberties and privacy are constantly eroded to the point that 4 year old girls are put under this type of scrutiny, what are we defending as a nation anymore? To me, it seems the government is becoming the biggest threat to our basic freedoms. So, I’ll just make sure my shoes and laptop are in different plastic containers and no metal is in my shorts while some guy scans me and uploads the naked scans to the internet for the lolz.

All this for a class and some good coffee

Comment: Re:We need an open platform / open source PDA. Now (Score 1, Insightful) 332

by fifewiskey (#29579131) Attached to: The Kafka-esque Nightmare of Palm App Submission

I believe it would be nice to set up some standards but I enjoy the extreme openness that we have today. Anyone can write an app for the phone, and who cares if it gets published or not. It's truly back to the old days of write whatever you need to make things better and share it. Once you begin to lay done the standards and organize the structure you begin to loose that "wild west" feeling.

There is a golden mean between chaos and order, however I lean a little more towards chaos in this situation.

Comment: Re:Heres my 2 cents (Score 0) 336

by fifewiskey (#29543661) Attached to: Google Serves a Cease and Desist On Android Modder

Or could they be bent out of shape because the competition between them, MS, and Apple is heating up. At some point, if Google wants to "ball" with the big boys in their arena they might have to start playing the same game as them. I personally enjoy Google the way they have always been but it will probably come to the point that Google can no longer survive on just the community and googliness alone.

Comment: The new "MAN" (Score -1, Offtopic) 191

by fifewiskey (#29532405) Attached to: First-Ever USB 3.0 Hard Drive

"Freecom outs first ever USB 3.0 hard drive
Mac users will just have to wait."

Mac is now being treated like "the Man" while Microsoft is becoming cool again with their ploy to "leak" windows 7 all those months ago. It pays to make people fill l337 and to not create a stereo type of latte sipping bohemian super artists like Apple has.

Don't get me wrong, I don't hate Mac, I just think it's funny.

Plus you're not super l33t unless you use BSD, or Windows ME...either one.

Comment: This speaks a lot for Google (Score 2, Interesting) 152

by fifewiskey (#29529209) Attached to: Google Frame Benchmarks 9x Faster than IE8
Google doing this speaks a lot to the character and principles of their company...that is if you trust big companies. I'm not surprised to see that IE 8 is running faster on the Chrome framework. All my experience with IE 8 confirms why I don't use IE. It has been very unresponsive for me in multiple situations. I'm sure this is one of many steps Google is pushing for to "speed up the web".

Comment: Re:Why? (Score 1) 94

by fifewiskey (#29504967) Attached to: Finding the First Trillion Congruent Numbers
Haven't you seen the movie Pi?....math will allow us to predict the future of the stock market and give us a better understanding in regards to Kabbalah But in all seriousness, very interesting just don't see the practicality of this issue. But as someone already stated, I'm not a big math geek, I'm more of a wannabe and a poser.

"Mr. Watson, come here, I want you." -- Alexander Graham Bell