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Comment: Re:Modular design... (Score 2) 74

by l0ungeb0y (#49346557) Attached to: Facebook Sued For Alleged Theft of Data Center Design
Hey -- don't ignore the DESIGN part of "Modular Design". A crime novel may follow a pattern seen elsewhere in other crime novels, but lifting while chapters out would constitute breach of copyright. Just because creating something according to a certain methodology is known, that doesn't make your methodology that you labored developing worthless and public domain.

Comment: Re:Top Gear is bigger than it's presenters (Score 1) 635

by l0ungeb0y (#49346487) Attached to: Jeremy Clarkson Dismissed From Top Gear

I'm not sure Clarkson 'made the show' like he thinks he did

Considering Clarkson developed the present format of Top Gear AFTER they had cancelled it due to weak ratings, hen single-handedly pitched and sold the concept to the BBC, created the character of "The Stig" (originally to be called The Git -- since race car drivers are all gits) and brought in Hammond and May and is the central host, key figure and driving personality behind Top Gear... YES Clarkson did quite literally and figuratively 'make the show'.

Comment: Re:homeowner fail (Score 5, Funny) 535

Actually, as a Developer I completely trust Comcast Business. True broadband, excellent upstream rates, and great QoS and reliability. Outages are infrequent and dealt with rapidly, their customer service is actually knowledgeable and the turnaround time to get an install is under 48 hours (I had a tech out installing at my new rental the day after I signed up for service and hadn't even had a chance to move in yet. I know many other small businesses and startups that use Comcast business and who have the same positive experience. Comcast Cable however are an evil cabal of raging assholes that love nothing more than abusing their customers. But Comcast Business and Comcast Cable are two different divisions and run independently of each other.

Comment: Re:The 3d printed elephant in the room (Score 2) 52

by l0ungeb0y (#49333143) Attached to: Australian Company Creates Even Faster 3D Printer
Ahhh AC -- the product of the gadget generation that simply can not grasp the concept that new technology does not come out all nice and shiny like an iPhone -- but takes decades to become powerful and useful to the masses. Perhaps AC had been around in the 70s or 80s and seen the evolution of the PC from a curiosity, to an expensive utility to a common place commodity he'd have a better appreciation for product evolution. In a few years, given advances in materials and fabrication technique, I'm sure even AC will start to see the potential of 3D printing as something beyond a pipedream.

Comment: Re:Only Republicans are stupid enough... (Score 3, Insightful) 314

by l0ungeb0y (#49324985) Attached to: First Lawsuits Challenging FCC's New Net Neutrality Rules Arrive
Probably an SF Bay Area transplant -- to them anyone not fervently clamoring for a Authoritarian Government to telling everyone what to eat, drink and how to generally live their lives is conservative. I hate the Bay Area and regret moving here -- leaving by this Summer I hope.

Comment: Re:Only Republicans are stupid enough... (Score 2, Insightful) 314

by l0ungeb0y (#49324315) Attached to: First Lawsuits Challenging FCC's New Net Neutrality Rules Arrive

to not recognize that more government control of the Internet is a good thing.

To all conservatives, more government regulation is uniformly bad.

To all liberals, more government regulation is uniformly good.

And so there we have the two sides, one pressing us to a feudal-style Private Police State run by Corporate Fascists, the other into a Authoritarian Police State Run by Big Government and Corporate Citizens. Either way we are already good and fucked regardless of who you vote for.

Comment: Re:As a recent buyer of a mid-2014 MBP (Score 1) 204

by l0ungeb0y (#49323807) Attached to: Apple Doubles MacBook Pro R/W Performance
Not necessarily. Sure speed bumps are common, but usually incremental. Doubling performance over a single generation is not too common in desktop computing these days. I was going to buy another laptop next month since I always have a spare and I just retired my spare. But was planning on going with the new Macbook or an Air for their slightly smaller form factor. Now it looks like I'll might be opting for another 13" MBP.

Comment: Re:Spies are sneaky (Score 3, Insightful) 202

by l0ungeb0y (#49321327) Attached to: Leaked Snowden Docs Show Canada's "False Flag" Operations

Or we stand up an say we are willing to take the risks, even it it means those guys will sneak in, but we will have more liberties.

We are past the point of merely saying anything. We are to the point where only an outright civil war will stop our slide into a Totalitarian Police State.

Comment: Re: It's win-win. (Score 1) 111

Except Intel is lacking heavily in good embedded processors for now

FTFY

You do know what Intel makes right? And even if they don't know how to make something as good as the competition in-house, they have the pockets to buy someone that can. It just takes the motivation.

Comment: Re:Same for cabs, only moreso. (Score 1, Insightful) 82

by l0ungeb0y (#49296389) Attached to: Taxi Companies Sue Uber For False Advertising On Safety
ONLY MORESO???? Dude, not saying it does not happen with conventional cab drivers but claiming assaults and rapes happen more frequently with legit drivers isn't just disengienious, it's a blatant fucking lie.

Just look at Google: https://www.google.com/webhp?s... Uber comes up the search over and over and over again. And considering how many legit cab drivers there are vs how many Uber drivers there are -- it's pretty fucked up that a fledgeling service shows up so frequently in global results. Granted, some of those might be different links to the same incident, but the point remains the same. And that point is: NO -- rapes and beatings don't happen more frequently at the hands of legit cab drivers.

Comment: Uber: It's UBER Safe! (Score 4, Informative) 82

by l0ungeb0y (#49296227) Attached to: Taxi Companies Sue Uber For False Advertising On Safety

Seven Year Old San Francisco Girl Struck and Killed By Uber Driver; Uber Denies Responsibility http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/...

Boston Uber Driver Charged with indecent Assault and Battery http://www.bostonglobe.com/met...

Off-Duty LA Uber Driver Accused of Sexual Assault http://www.bizjournals.com/los...

Chicago Uber Driver With Felony Conviction Charged With Battery For Allegedly Hitting Passenger http://www.forbes.com/sites/el...

Writer and Activist Reports Being Choked in DC; Uber Denies The Event and Responsibility http://valleywag.gawker.com/ub...

DC Uber Driver Allegedly Assaults Customer for Burping http://www.washingtoncitypaper...

San Francisco Uber Customer Claims Abuse and Assault by Uber Driver (Pando) http://pando.com/2013/11/25/ub...

Passenger Struck In Head With Hammer by UberX Driver http://www.forbes.com/sites/el...

Uber Driver Pulls Gun on Valet in Atlanta http://pando.com/2014/09/08/at...

Uber Driver Punches Passenger in Oklahoma http://newsok.com/oklahoma-cit...

Lyft Driver Attacks Pedestrian in San Francisco http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news...

Lyft Driver Brandishes Knife in Los Angeles http://www.laweekly.com/2013-0...

Uber Customer Sues for $2M over Alleged Driver Stabbing in DC http://dcinno.streetwise.co/20...

DC Uber Driver Allegedly Rapes Customer http://betabeat.com/2013/03/ub...

Uber Driver Charged with Fondling Passenger in Chicago http://valleywag.gawker.com/ub...

DC Uber Driver Arrested for Alleged Rape But Not Charged Despite Strong Evidence http://www.washingtonpost.com/...

Another DC Uber Driver Accused of Molesting Uber Rider http://valleywag.gawker.com/an...

Passenger Struck In Head With Hammer by UberX Driver http://www.forbes.com/sites/el...

Uber Driver in India Accused of Rape http://www.bbc.com/news/world-...

Orlando Uber Rider Allgedly Touched by Uber Driver http://www.dailydot.com/crime/...

Alleged Assault by Chicago Uber Driver in November of 2014 http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

London Uber Driver Asks Rider for Oral Sex http://www.buzzfeed.com/franci...

Journalist Sexually Harassed and Stalked By Uber Driver http://www.thedailybeast.com/a...

"Rideshare" Driver Sends Seemingly Endless Amount of Creepy Text Messages to Rider http://valleywag.gawker.com/wh...

Three San Francisco Women Say Uber Driver Sexually Harassed Them http://abc7news.com/325011/

Uber focused on safety after another driver charged with sexually assaulting customer http://www.myfoxchicago.com/st...

Driver Allegedly Kidnaps Drunk Woman in LA and Take to Motel http://valleywag.gawker.com/ub...

Woman Claims Uber Driver Kidnapped Rider; Uber Claims "Inefficient Route" http://valleywag.gawker.com/ub...

DC Uber Driver Takes Riders on High Speed Chase http://www.washingtonpost.com/...

Uber Driver Takes Woman On Nightmare $293 Zigzagging Odyssey http://gothamist.com/2014/12/1...

You know all those taxi driver licensing, screening and registration requirements Uber completely ignores? Those savings are being past down to you in the form of muggings, beat downs and rapes.

Have an UBER DAY!

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