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Comment Re:Concorde 2.0 (Score 1) 238 238

But the cost is mostlyb related to the massive fuel consumption, and since going over Mach 1 increases pressure a LOT this plane will nstill suffer from that. There is a reason that all commercial jets have a cruising speed around Mach 0.9: that't the most economic speed to fly. Go much faster and your fuel consumption over distance ratio increases significantly.

Comment Re:Don't worry about it (Score 1) 140 140

End to end encryption where keys are disposed when the message is decrypted at the endpoint. Like TextSecure and SMSSecure use. Even if they start torturing me I just can't help them decrypt any messages they intercepted, and access to my phone is useless as well after the messages are deleted.

Comment Re:The end of on-line banking and shopping (Score 1) 174 174

Someone should step out of this strange fundamentalistic limited capitalistic thinking that only companies can provide encryption products. The best encryption software is open source: GnbuPG for email, TextSecure and Redphone / Signal for chats and calls on Android cq iOS, SMSSecure provides a secure SMS solution. Sourcecode is freely available, no government backdoors present.

Comment Re:My Plans for Firefox (Score 1) 208 208

Yes - never call it malice if it is adequately explained by stupidity.

That said, bloating feature-complete programs is unfortunately commonplace. And adapting GUI's according to the largest idiot's preferences seems to be the latest hype in UI development.

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