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Comment Re: Android. (Score 1) 111

Apple releases iOS when they feel like it. Google releases Android semi-annually (until recently, which I'm sure the security updates are exactly that -- fixing vulnerabilities). The fact that the release process was such a PITA has no relation to how much Android devs were hardening their system.

Comment Re:Good time to be an Android developer! (Score 1) 215

In ART, the apk is already in dex format (done by the build tools). On device, they are recompiled to the oat format. This last step is also what's done again in the optimization step, since as libs change, the dex needs to be "relinked" to the zygote image. See here.

Comment Re:Wow, all the animosity towards police (Score 1) 372

When did I talk about equality between police and civilians? I never did and neither did the article, so I have no idea what you're responding to. On the other hand, I'm referring to the original article, where the police is afraid of doing their job because they're scrutinized for their work, perhaps even taken out of context. I think you lacking reading comprehension and setting up a straw man is reality.

Comment Wow, all the animosity towards police (Score 2) 372

Yes, yes, a handful of police officers breaking the law means all police officers are assholes. Just like a couple of citizens breaking the law means all citizens are assholes. Great job, everyone.

Honestly, this is simple to solve. The police should start taking videos of everything they do as well. If an edited video pops up of them doing bad things, then they can simply post the video from their perspective. Now no more "look at this video of a cop beating this innocent man" AFTER the supposed "innocent man" kicks the officer, except not on camera or edited out. Mass surveillance works in every way. Govt. -> public -> police -> public.

Comment Re:Do Sergei and Larry have Kurzweil Komplex? (Score 1) 76

What's wrong with that? Lots of people are trying to live forever. You know that guy who owns Oracle? He wants to live forever too, plus probably every other billionaire. Hell, all emperors of China tried to live forever. Larry/Sergey are the only ones who are doing it with the expressed purpose of helping humankind.

Comment Re:Obama should do a fact check... (Score 4, Insightful) 413

You mean, like the people in Bangkok who are feeling the problem of sea level rise every day (of course, they're also doing it to themselves due to over pumping of ground water)? Even if they stopped pumping water, that 2.5mm/year is still going to drown them very soon. Then again, I'm guessing they're all just "selfish self-centered coastal living fucks that have no sense of scale", and are all above the poverty line...oh wait....

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