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Comment: Re:You can decide to ..... (Score 1) 171

by ldierk (#42597367) Attached to: How the Cool Stuff At CES Will Ruin Your Life

As long as you have other ways to appreciate your time spent alive then sure. At some point though, there's no point trying to argue. Like I said before about Steam, it has certain obvious online requirements, but considering all of my electronic devices are online 100% of the time anyway, I don't see that as a problem. Plus, you can play in offline mode, or crack the DRM if you really wish.

I have to do long train rides. I would have buyed D3 if I could play it on the train. But Mobile coverage is nowhere near that point.

Comment: Re:Accountability (Score 1) 402

by ldierk (#39940291) Attached to: Why You Can't Dump Java (Even Though You Want To)

It's much easier inside your home; if some stranger is inside your home and you shoot him dead, it's pretty hard for prosecutors to argue that you instigated it or whatever; your story that the person broke in and threatened your life is hard to argue with.

So should I be afraid to be invited to someone else's house, because he could decide to "stand his ground" and shoot me? This argument is BS.

Comment: Lots of Multimedia! (Score 1) 247

by ldierk (#37419986) Attached to: British Schoolkids To Be Taught Computer Coding
ICT should also be taught by embedding interactive and multimedia technology across every subject, according to Intellect - which believes technology businesses could play a role here to help teachers make the best use of relevant equipment by supporting training.

Yeah that's how l learned CS too...

Hardware Hacking

Wipeout Recreated With an RC Car 90

Posted by Soulskill
from the eagerly-awaiting-his-xwing-project dept.
An anonymous reader writes "If you've owned any of Sony's PlayStation consoles then there's a good chance you've also played one of the Wipeout games. It's a high-speed racing game that helped make the PSOne popular, and it's now been recreated using a remote control car. The project is the idea of Malte Jehmlich. He decided to create a track out of cardboard reminiscent of the Wipeout tracks. He then hooked up a wireless camera to a remote control car, and modified the controller to be an arcade cabinet with a wheel and forward/reverse selector."

+ - Japan To Control Smoking->

Submitted by Anonymous Coward
An anonymous reader writes "One of the most busiest cities of the world Tokyo, Japan, is also considered as the paradise of smokers. The price of Cigarette pack to be 3oo yen is amazingly cheap."
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