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Comment: Re:Easy of porting over is the key (Score 1) 190

by NickFortune (#49145745) Attached to: The State of Linux Gaming In the SteamOS Era

The Linux fanboys can scream and curse me all they want, but time will prove me right.

Well obviously they're going to curse you. I mean you have just single-handedly ensured the demise of SteamOS by virtue of grumpily posting a pessimistic opinion on a nerdy discussion board. Because that's the way Cause And Effect works, right?

Seriously, a bit of perspective here?

Comment: Re:Department of Fairness can not be far behind (Score 1) 611

by geminidomino (#49140253) Attached to: FCC Approves Net Neutrality Rules

Citation needed... Oh that right, you can't, because we don't even know the rules they voted on!

They voted whether to classify ISPs as common carriers under Title II of the Communications Act. And they eschewed some of the restrictions, like TFA said, so if you want to know then GOOGLE THE FUCKING LAW. The new restrictions are a subset of that.

Christ, people just spew shit out and don't even bother TRYING to inform themselves.

Comment: Re:Be Careful What You Wish For (Score 3, Informative) 611

by geminidomino (#49140111) Attached to: FCC Approves Net Neutrality Rules

Your hatred of Comcast and fear of what it might do has lead to the biggest restrictions on freedom since the Patriot Act

Your sense of reality needs to be rebooted. "Might do?" They've been doing it openly, for a couple of years now, you twit. You're the one pissing your panties over imaginary "might do" and using bullshit conspiracy theorist "reasoning". Look up how much censorship power Title II gave over landlines, for starters.

Jesus Tapdancing Christ. You need your dosage upped.

Comment: Re:Why stay? (Score 1) 301

by geminidomino (#49138723) Attached to: Reddit Imposes Ban On Sexual Content Posted Without Permission

I wouldn't call it a "mass exodus." The most popular subverse is "News" with just over 3k subscribers, and there's obviously going to be people on both.

Which isn't to say that I hope it (or another site) doesn't succeed. This picture thing, in spite of all the headlines it's getting, is really a nothing in the ocean of dumbfuckery that's been going on at reddit for the past couple of years (The latest apparently being "gold-only" subreddits).

Comment: Re:Media streamer? (Score 1) 59

by Technician (#49133245) Attached to: Intel Updates NUC Mini PC Line With Broadwell-U, Tested and Benchmarked

When you look at developers, the lower price points for the Pi has produced some excellent applications. After seeing the Pi put to use to run an entire animated Christmas Light Show, I bought a Pi B+.

Sometimes your purchase decisions are based on finding the application you want to run and then buying the hardware that will run it.

If you are into synchronized Christmas light displays on a budget, you can't beat a mix of Vixen, X Lights/Nutcracker for content creation and loaded on a Raspberry for scheduling and playback.

My setup is using addressable LED pixel strings, Falcon Pi Player on a Raspberry, connected to a DYILEDExpress DMX Bridge using e1.31 protocol. The entire control hardware is under $150 in hardware. Only major expense is buying LED lights which scales with your display size.

For more info view the link below for technical details on the show that has me planning next year's show.
View an excellent example of a Pi running a Christmas show. http://johnsonlightshow.com/

Comment: Re: Feminism HURTS families (Score 1) 126

by geminidomino (#49116801) Attached to: Inside the Business of Online Reputation Spin

The whole point of slapping - or other low-intensity violence - is to show the victim's very body is perpetrator's possession, to do with as they please. Please explain how describing this as ownership is hyperbolical?

You actually need to show that "the whole point of [low-intensity violence] is to show the victim's body is the perpetrator's possession" first. Once you manage to establish that as something other than bullshit, then I'll take the onus from there. Good luck.

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