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Comment: Re:Anti drone nonsense (Score 1, Insightful) 71 71

Fear the new things! Fear the unknown! The government will protect you!

So true. The hysteria surrounding toy helicopters (not drones!) is reminiscent of the hysteria around the internet 15 years ago - "you are welcoming the predators into your home and they're going to lure your children away!" Fear, fear, fear.

Comment: Re: Educating Snowden (Score 5, Insightful) 200 200

Let them face the consequences of their choices.

The problem with this argument, of course, is that their vote counts the same as yours. In the end, we don't need to worry about the terrorists or the Russians- we've seen the enemy and the enemy is us. "When fascism comes to America, it will be wrapped in the flag and carrying a cross."

+ - Android apps to run on Windows, Macs and Linux->

mccrew writes: Google has released a tool that lets Android apps run on any machine that can run its Chrome browser.
Called Arc Welder, the tool acts as a wrapper around Android apps so they can run on Windows, OSX and Linux machines.
The software expands the places that Android apps can run and might make it easier for developers to get code working on different machines.

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Comment: Re:PHEV vs BEVx (Score 1) 229 229

Your post advocates a

( X) technical ( ) legislative ( ) market-based ( ) vigilante

approach to fighting spam^h^h^h^hrange anxiety. Your idea will not work. Here is why it won't work. (One or more of the following may apply to your particular idea, and it may have other flaws which used to vary from state to state before a bad federal law was passed.)

( ) Microsoft will not put up with it
( ) The accountants will not put up with it
(x ) Requires immediate total cooperation from everybody at once

There is very little future in being right when your boss is wrong.

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