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Comment: Re:not the real question (Score 1) 200

Can you point out your source for saying this? I haven't seen a single article that mentions anything other than live flights. He was asked by the FBI to create a simulator to test security but that isn't where he claimed he got into the seat box from the OES to avionics. If I misesd something, I like to be able to be informed. If I didn't, then it would appear that your assertion is incorrect. I'm just looking for facts, not saying you're wrong.

Comment: Three words that should strike fear in your heart (Score 1) 85

Bitcoins and Wall Street. There's been enough stories about scams and losses with Bitcoin - disappearing exchanges, vaporized money. Now we're going to pair amateur scammers with professional dirtbags. No fucking thanks. (Flame all you want, but I'll save them to remind you later when I turn out to be right.)

Comment: Don't believe everything on the internet (Score 2) 298

by kaizendojo (#49728033) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: What Tech Skills Do HS Students Need To Know Now?
Kids need to know the difference between verifiable reference material and crap. Just because more people agree with one view on a forum or comments section doesn't neceesarliy make it a fact. Foxnews.com is a perfect example of this. So is MSNBC.com Just because it's on wikipedia doesn't mean it's true. Learn critical thinking and be able to know what questions to ask and where to go to find out. Kids know how to use the hardware - they need to engage the wetwear.

Comment: Re:Controversial because? (Score 5, Interesting) 284

by kaizendojo (#49681425) Attached to: Bill Gates Still Trying To Buy Some Common Core Testing Love
It's controversial because it takes away time from teaching anything but the test, associated implementation and support costs are enormous and the only ones truly benefitting from this are the test manufacturers like Pearson... who also make the books for studying and the certifications for the teachers and even the GED certs so they have you one way or the other. Full disclosure; I am an independant consultant who works in IT a few days a week for a major school district and I am seeing this from the inside. If you'd like another perspective, I suggest going to YouTube and searching on John Olver's take. Funny, but at the same time chilling.

Comment: Re:danger vs taste (Score 1) 630

by kaizendojo (#49561513) Attached to: Pepsi To Stop Using Aspartame
So you're saying that the Double Big Mac Combo itself is fine, healthy and calorie/fat free? Because if you aren't then your reply isn't "Nope", it's "Yes you're correct and these things (that you are describing like insulin and gut bacteria) make it worse.... etc."

Neither of them are healthy and I haven't seen the inside of a McDonalds in years.

Comment: Re:NO MORE!!!!! (Score 1) 71

by kaizendojo (#49429269) Attached to: Has the Bitcoin Foundation Run Out of Cash?
Ha ha! That's really funny!! Take you awhile to come up with that pithy comment?
Can you now comment on the substance? Here's a list of a few of the latest Bitcoin articles on /.:

Has the Bitcoin Foundation Run Out of Cash?

Bitcoin In China Still Chugging Along, a Year After Clampdown

Silk Road Investigators Charged With Stealing Bitcoin

Evolution Market's Admins Are Gone, Along With $12M In Bitcoin

California Looking To Make All Bitcoin Businesses Illegal

uTorrent Quietly Installs Cryptocurrency Miner

One Year Later, We're No Closer To Finding MtGox's Missing Millions

Darkleaks: an Online Black Market For Selling Secrets

Another Bitcoin Exchange Fraud

Alleged Bitcoin Scam Leaves Millions Missing

So tell me why Bitcoin should be 'still a thing'... besides a cautionary tale?

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