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Comment: Re:Not everything runs on Mac or Linux (Score 1) 800

by lp_bugman (#43863605) Attached to: First Looks At Windows 8.1, Complete With 'Start' Button
If you really need those tools. Then go ahead and run Windows. Most people don't need the Band name software. I have been happy using OpenOffice for many many years. It does what it needs to and it does it well. I just started using Google Docs and love the fact that all my docs are online and accessible all the time. ... Now a days most end users only need : 1) Web browser with fast java script, HTML5 and Flash, 2) Skype. 3) Media player (VLC) A good Linux distro will satisfy most end users. ...

Comment: Re:This is the best way of gun control (Score 1) 656

by lp_bugman (#43676171) Attached to: Printable Gun Downloads Top 100k In 2 Days, Thanks to Kim Dotcom
Bad people will always find a way to get guns. Mexico has very few guns per capita. Guns are highly regulated and is illegal to own .45/magnum/.38 hollow point or assault weapons... This results on a disproportionate valance where citizens are powerless to defend themselves against tugs. Now they are dealing across the country with people having to pay "plaza" (racketeering) , kidnapings, robberies, deheadings, ... I do firmly beliebe high ownership of guns by population Makes for safer towns... when people is educated.

Comment: Re:Wow, that would be redonkulously profitable. (Score 1) 325

by lp_bugman (#35210422) Attached to: AMD Sale to Dell Rumored
It be awful; Will be very difficult for competitors to differentiate from AMD by using their same CPU's. Most likely the all will switch to something else (only real alternative is Intel).
Dell also is known for their little R&D and overall cheap products; witch is also not good if you want bleeding edge AMD preprocessors.

Comment: Re:Sure It's Doable, Just Shift Subsidies (Score 1) 603

by lp_bugman (#35038468) Attached to: White House Wants 1M Electric Cars By 2015
"most of the increase is due to interest on past debts"
You hit the keyword. Budget expenses are higher because we borrow too much... Gov solution: Borrow more!

What we need to do is cut expending and start buying back some of debt. No way around it.
If we keep borrowing increasing our debt obligations; default will not be a question of IF but When.

Comment: Re:Utter utter rubbish (Score 1) 554

by lp_bugman (#34869720) Attached to: NASA Says 2010 Tied For Warmest Year On Record
You might want read this link:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/topics/weather/4436934/Snow-is-consistent-with-global-warming-say-scientists.html

In short: Do not confuse weather with climate change. weather is a short term event. like this winter. climate is the global trend over a long period of time.

On the good side. scientists are expecting big changes to happen within our life time. So you should see with your own eyes if you were correct or wrong. Hint: Rising seas, famine and large human migrations.

Gosh that takes me back... or is it forward? That's the trouble with time travel, you never can tell." -- Doctor Who, "Androids of Tara"

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