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Comment Nibiru? (Score 1) 520

I hate to troll but if it were possible that our solar system is a dual star with a brown dwarf, like Nibiru, as the star approaches would it change gravity and possibly make the weight lighter that originally weighed?

The only known potential infrared image I've seen suggesting it had the coordinates 5h 53m 27s, -6 10' 56". I've looked at more recent images in that portion of the sky and there is nothing. Was it there to begin with? Did it move as it should? Where is it if it exists?

Submission + - High Frequency Trading Trend Injection Attack (

An anonymous reader writes: While nothing new in game theory, predator algorithms may be able to herd other more naive High Frequency Trading algorithms by manipulating their analytic data points. "Knowing that HFT algorithms operate on trends, it would be easy to manipulate these trends with the proper amount of money. The ability to execute trend breaking or trend making trades could heavily influence the direction of the markets by giving the robots data points to form new trends." "Then again, isn't it only a matter of time before these robots figure out how to game themselves?"

Comment Re:1,000,000 jobs lost without Net Neutrality (Score 1) 187

My point is that my constitutional freedom and liberty is not being defended. Not by the telecoms, not by the government, and not by you. My point is that I'd rather pay a little extra to protect what America stands for: freedom and liberty. And lastly, sane regulation keeps the game fair. My proof is that net neutrality got us where we are today.

You seem to have lost my point in your corporate propaganda induced rationalizations.

What part of all my messages did I say "government is efficient?" Don't put words in my mouth.

Comment Re:1,000,000 jobs lost without Net Neutrality (Score 1) 187


Dude, you haven't addressed the fact that oligopolies make their own rules and don't play by capitalism or entrepreneurial rules. Every point you've made is moot until this is addressed, which is why I asked you to address this. Oligopolies don't fight to give you what you want. Oligopolies fight to take more of your money either directly or through government subsidies. That is what they are fighting for in their battle against net neutrality. They use corporate bull crap propaganda to get people like you to get all defensive about "capitalism" and "yay, deregulation" when they really are about as antithetical to capitalism as it gets. If you buy into it, great, but don't expect their arguments to win me over just because it came out of your mouth.

You are absolutely correct.... if it were not a captured market with so few choices that to disavow such unconstitutional behavior means no internet for you.

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