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Comment: Re:Self-driving cars are nice and all... (Score 1) 341

Who cares. If it can drive for six months out of the year that's still an improvement. Moreover you should see a decrease in accidents for those 6 months. It isn't wise to initially shoot for 100% coverage over all conditions. It's much smarter to cherry pick just the sunny days with no snow/ice.

Comment: Re:Zero Research (Score 0) 300

by liquid_schwartz (#49197805) Attached to: Mozilla: Following In Sun's Faltering Footsteps?
I wish I had mod points to mod you up. I uninstalled Mozilla / Firefox when they decided that donating to a "non-politically correct" cause years ago was grounds for being pushed out despite said individual having contributed so much. I just can't get behind any organization that does that, even one I had formerly liked as much as Mozilla. I really don't care what your stance is on about any topic, to get pushed out because of it is wrong if your work is quality. Employees are there for their contributions, not their political opinions. Sadly daring to say this might make me the latest target for the SJW Jihad.

Comment: Re:Jerri (Score 1) 533

btw, the economy was fixed under obama

I keep hearing that the economy is fixed but the middle class is smaller than ever in recent history and continues to dwindle. This economy is about as fixed as a car that has a working heater in the drivers seat but all other vents are broken leaving little or nothing for the other passengers.

Comment: Re:Babysit (Score 1) 307

by liquid_schwartz (#49070767) Attached to: The Software Revolution

That software attorney has one immutable quality that could and absolutely should have a strong influence on how we regard it. It's not human. While it may be able to formulate expressions of law, prescribe paperwork, and maybe even construct strong arguments based solely upon a cold, mechanical interpretation of case law and legislation, it can not and never will be capable of feeling. If we exact the effect of law while sacrificing our humanity

Are you seriously arguing that lawyers are humans with feelings as regards their profession? You're too funny :-) Based on far more references than I could ever cite they long ago sacrificed their humanity in the name of war on terror / drugs / civil forfeiture / etc. The computers might at least get some of the obvious cases right like the Bill of Rights if we're being more serious or this case that the humans missed if we're looking for obvious mistakes:

Comment: Re:LOL (Score 3, Informative) 119

Two wrongs don't make a right. The goal is not to argue that Democrat is worse than Republican (or vise versa). If you're still arguing who is the lesser of two evils you have fallen for the ruse. Be smarter than that. Both parties are bad, neither party will help / improve things / save us. The only options are 3rd party or, more likely over time, some flavor of revolution. Citizens United all but guaranteed that simple voting won't be the answer.

Comment: Re:Thanks middle class! (Score 2) 200

by liquid_schwartz (#48612883) Attached to: NASA's $349 Million Empty Tower
The reality is that both posts are correct. The 1% cheats the system and should be dealt with as well as welfare dead beats that drain the system. The sooner we get past arguing which is worse and instead try and be rid of both parasites the better off we'll be. The middle class is getting a raw deal from both the 1% and the non-working poor.

Comment: Re:Idea (Score 1) 244

I'm not sure that's true. I've known too many people who were content doing absolutely nothing. They tend to be the disability types, always long on excuses and short on anything useful. Making people work for their wages makes sense. That's why I support a universal bonus income for people who work (coupled with a minimum wage to make sure that the bonus doesn't become a new way for the 0.1% to screw over the rest of us). The other half of making work people work is always having something for them to do. That's why I support the notion of work centers where people can show up and work is always available. It's the answer to the situation of telling someone to get a job when jobs aren't available.

"Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain." -- The Wizard Of Oz