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Comment Re:Just like BitCoin? (Score 1) 292 292

Wire transfers are largely an oddity of the USA. Most of the rest of the world doesn't use wire transfers anyway.

Say what? I process wire transfers to Europe and Asia on a daily basis... they actually have better infrastructure for it in the rest of the world. IBAN/SWIFT

Comment Re:Fuck that (Score 1) 120 120

With wipes - the glasses don't touch the patient. The point of the glasses is that the surgeon does not have to touch a computer, re-scrub, then return to surgery. The glasses are voice activated allowing the surgeon to interact with the software, then resume surgery without re-scrubbing. If the surgeon were to touch the glasses, they would have to re-scrub.

Comment Re:Freedom of speech? (Score 4, Insightful) 415 415

Sure... you're free to speak, and they're free to listen... they are then free to repeat what they've heard. This is why the right to remain silent is pretty damned nifty... and why their attempts to outlaw encryption and other instruments of privacy are so appalling.

Time-sharing is the junk-mail part of the computer business. -- H.R.J. Grosch (attributed)