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Comment: Do you know.. (Score 4, Funny) 142

by jimmydigital (#44565057) Attached to: Four Month Mars Food Study Wraps Up

Jules: Do you know what they call a quarter pounder with cheese on Mars?
Brett: No.
Jules: It's still called a quarter pounder with cheese because Mars was colonized by America and you know we had to have that shit our way.
Vincent: Also, a quarter pound burger is as big as your head but just don't ask where the meat comes from.

Comment: WOPR (Score 2) 192

by jimmydigital (#44076023) Attached to: Fear of Thinking War Machines May Push U.S. To Exascale

What we need is a computer that thinks about world war 3 all day, every day, 24 hours a day. Constantly fighting the battles.. trying different strategies and optimizing for the maximum enemy casualties. We might call such a computer the War Operation Plan Response machine... or WOPR for short. Yea... yea that's the ticket.

Comment: Or maybe... (Score 0) 655

by jimmydigital (#42230179) Attached to: Strong Climate Change Opinions Are Self-Reinforcing

Or maybe it's because the politicos who are pushing the idea of global warming tend to lie with every fiber of their being... and with every breath they take. All their proposed solutions do little more than give GovCo more money and more power at the expense of the US economy. It could be that too...

Comment: Re:Sounds like a great idea (Score 1) 297

by jimmydigital (#42037199) Attached to: 'Ban Killer Bots,' Urges Human Rights Watch

A robot controlled remotely by a human (even if only for the kill) would accomplish the same. The human is way detached, that it would be easy to control his emotions.

Haven't we seen this movie before?

If we uplink now, Skynet will be in control of your military. But you'll be in control of Skynet, right?

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