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Comment: Re:Uh ...wat? (Score 0) 415

The word has become broken. People think doxing means to revel someones identity to the public. The days of it meaning I've collected enough evidence to prove this anonymous identity is truly this man behind the curtain are done. It now means the information I posted for public view on Facebook being posted elsewhere for my enemies to see even though they could have just used a phone book. If you dislike the change blame Gamer Gate, and the Journalists who abused the word till it had a new meaning.

Comment: Clearly Parody, and Summary Has False Information (Score 1) 249

by medv4380 (#49173649) Attached to: Gritty 'Power Rangers' Short Is Not Fair Use
YouTube took it down, and put it back up once the director, and Saban came to an agreement. What they wanted was a clear indication that Saban had nothing to do with it, and to reduce the chance that children mistake it for their kid friendly version. The video is clearly parody, and mocks the premise of recruiting child warrior a la Africa Child Soldiers. Clearly the author of the summary is under the mistaken belief that Parody must be funny Ha Ha, and probably thinks Black Comedy/Dark Comedy has something to do with race.

Comment: Re:Brought to you by the same government (Score 2) 127

by medv4380 (#49091293) Attached to: Fedcoin Rising?
I read your linked articles and I have little sympathy for the paranoid people who structure deposits in the belief they are avoiding taxes. To quote the first of your linked articles.

All of the money came from paychecks, he said, but he worried that when he deposited it in a bank, he would be forced to pay taxes on the money again. So he asked the bank teller what to do.

The teller was wrong, and should be fired, for telling him about how to avoid the reporting, and I don't have sympathy for anyone who's intention was to circumvent the law even if they wouldn't have had to pay taxes on it anyways.

Comment: Re:You don't say! (Score 3, Interesting) 580

by medv4380 (#49043021) Attached to: Low Vaccination Rates At Silicon Valley Daycare Facilities
It's just a bad summery of the data. It's that half fall below the 92% rate for herd immunity. Not that half are below average, and even then you'd be making the mistake of assuming that the Average is Normally distributed because that's the only time the Average is supposed to equal the Median other than by pure chance.

Comment: Does not correlate to Wealth? (Score 2) 580

by medv4380 (#49042781) Attached to: Low Vaccination Rates At Silicon Valley Daycare Facilities
Really? South Carolina Public Schools vaccination rate is 98.1%, but for Private Schools it is 96.02% For New York public schools are 99% and private schools are 88%. So you really expect me to believe that there is no correlation at all with being rich enough to afford private school, and poor enough to be stuck in public school?

Comment: Why Should I Care Anymore? (Score 1) 288

This isn't about equality, or fairness. If it was then the same people should be trying to fix the problem with the male dropout rate between their Associates and Bachelors degrees that's created a fairly wide education gap in women's favor. The drop out rate gap started in 1996, and there is plenty of data to look at to show how, and possibly why it became existent. But no, because Women fled CS faster in the 80's then men did we have to waist our time on an issue that's much harder to understand, and without understanding is much harder to address.

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