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Comment: Re:I'll bet you... (Score 1) 76

by michael_rendier (#48062737) Attached to: JP Morgan Chase Breach Compromised Data of 76 Million Households
Two things... A) The right piece of code and the right piece of hardware could burn through 76 million searches rather quickly...Facebook itself has how many users with phone numbers and addresses? My android fones like to automagically take all my google plus contacts/email addys and facebook contacts and put them in my personal contact lists for me (i have to shut this off, as I don't like having to scroll through thousands of contacts to find my local friends whom I desire to call... B) Go check out the people searches like etc...i have found my phone numbers and addresses clear back to when i was in the military in Colorado...the amount of information about EVERYONE on the internet is rather staggering... Either you don't know how to use google, or you're intentionally not using google properly to maintain your "Faith"...which is what some would call swimming in that river in egypt.

Comment: Teach yourself (Score 1) 254

by michael_rendier (#47285671) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: Best Way to Learn C# For Game Programming?
you have your game...what's the first thing you're gonna need to program? (I needed a GUI for a project of mine...teaching myself python...started there) Ask google how to accomplish this. You may end up spending time in and around the stack exchange sites...and as each 'challenge' arises, you dig around and find out how to write it yourself, and in the process, slowly teach yourself c# (or any other language for that matter)...the important thing you already have, is familiarity with object oriented programming...the rest is just syntax. You're likely to get better results that way. Also as you spend your time sifting through answers on google, you'll likely come across peoples suggestions for reading or teaching etc...good school sites, sites bent on game creation and language of your choice...

Comment: Reminds me of the 'range check' patent war (Score 2) 186

When a judge, who coded as a hobby, looked at the attorneys and said that any 9th grader could have written a 'range check'... Jury selection is never to get the most intelligent person in a seat...they want the ones who they can paint the picture for, and have them accept it...

What this country needs is a good five dollar plasma weapon.