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Comment: Yes? (Score 3, Interesting) 48

First off, TFA is crap.

What SPECIFIC regulations does Tim Hoettges want applied to Google / Facebook? And WHY those specific regulations?

Is Grandma's Facebook page the same as a "blog"? Grandma probably does not run her own webserver. Is she using or something similar? Would they be regulated?

Where are the follow up questions?

Sometimes Google does something that has an adverse effect on a business. So he throws that into the first topic. They are not the same.

Still less than Apple. WHO CARES? But throw that in, too.

"... snoogly-googly ..." Better throw that in, too.

"... known in the SEO industry as the âGoogle Danceâ(TM)*." Think about that. An entire INDUSTRY has popped up because some business are adversely effected by Google changing its algorithms. Bad for A but good for B means A pays C to be placed higher than B. As long as A or B or C are NOT Google, what is the problem?

Comment: Re:Jail time (Score 1) 366

Yes, that's exactly that would happen if Anonymous Coward was appointed supreme emperor. Fortunately, the existing corrupt politicians are unlikely to give up their power that easily. AC would be floating in a river by sun up.

I suspect the sentiment was more frustration that politicians are almost never held accountable.

Best idea on term limits comes from a bumper sticker: "Two terms. One in Congress, the other in federal prison for what they did while in Congress."

Comment: Re: That's no mere galaxy; that's GALACTUS (Score 3, Insightful) 126

by MightyMartian (#49169409) Attached to: Astronomers Find an Old-Looking Galaxy In the Early Universe

Yes, the method where you come up with models with predictive power and test them against observation, as opposed to bring a pathetic loser who grape onto kookery in the vain hope that somehow it will make your intellectual laziness seem less obvious.

I spent years debating people like you, only to learn your type are too fundamentally pompous and inadequate to actually want to learn anything.

Comment: Fuckers! (Score 4, Funny) 172

by MightyMartian (#49165617) Attached to: World's First Lagoon Power Plants Unveiled In UK

Any energy source that does not burn fossil fuels is for pinko commies, and the people designing and building them should immediately be taken out and shot! We must only use oil, coal and natural gas, and we should have a law that allows for summary execution of anyone who brings up wind, solar, AGW, or science. After all, we know God fucking hates greenies and wants us to kill all of them!

Fuck everyone who believes spewing CO2 into the atmosphere isn't a good, nay, incredibly great and healthy thing! We should kill all the climatologists right fucking now!!!!!

I'd say more, but I'm at risk of drowning in my own spittle.

Comment: Re:Life has caught up to our dreams. (Score 1) 227

by MightyMartian (#49165477) Attached to: Spock and the Legacy of Star Trek

Which doesn't explain why there is little or no chemistry between the actors, why an Englishman was cast as a character of Indian descent, why the cinematography makes it look like they were filmed by a twelve year old with a ten year old digital camera, and why, in general, the plots of both movies, where they are comprehensible at all, are daft and simplistic.

I watched all three completed Star Trek Continues series, and have to say, despite what are considerably smaller budgets, and by and large unknown actors, have done what Abrams and the big studios, with huge resources, have not, and that is to actually capture the spirit of Star Trek.

In case of injury notify your superior immediately. He'll kiss it and make it better.