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Comment: I have the need, the need for speed. (Score 1) 769

by redkcir (#46392035) Attached to: The Next Keurig Will Make Your Coffee With a Dash of "DRM"
I like my Keurig. As the only coffee drinker in the house one cup at at a time fits me fine. But you can use any kind of ground coffee in it if you get some of those fill yourself pods. They are cheap and you can use your specialty coffees in them. If the Keurig folks shoot themselves in the foot with DRM I'm sure some one will come out with one without it. Or a hacker will build a home model.

Comment: Re:Not News to Fox (Score 1) 330

And did this allow the wire tapping of his parents and Fox employees? Taking their PHONE records? There was more to this than some emails. Of course it was OK to lie about the circumstances to the court to obtain the warrants when they knew Rosen wasn't possibly a criminal "co-conspirator" as shown by, Surprise! Surprise!, No charges filed.

Comment: Tom Swift for the younger crowd. (Score 1) 1244

by redkcir (#39270437) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: Good, Forgotten Fantasy & Science Fiction Novels?
I liked reading the Tom Swift series when I was a kid. They had "inventions" a bit ahead of their time considering the series started written in 1910. You can still read some of them here - - for free. Check out the Electric Gun, Electric Runabout, the Photo Telephone to name a few.

Comment: How to make one plus one equal 2000 (Score 1) 264

by redkcir (#39254927) Attached to: Cloud To Create 14 Million Jobs? Not So Much
Microsoft must be using the same bean counters as the Obama Admin. Play with some numbers, sprinkle with Fairy dust, make up an answer you like and present it as a real solution. This is beyond Quantum math, it's WTF Math. I just haven't figured out how to convince my banker I'm right.

Comment: Why upgrade? (Score 2) 211

by redkcir (#39221269) Attached to: After Complaints, AT&T Solidifies, Increases Data Limit
My question is "Why bother to upgrade to 4G or any other speed?". A high speed phone isn't any use if you can't use it for what it's meant for. If enough people just drop the most useful aspects of their phones (Internet) and use then for just them as phones, the shoe would be on the other foot. My phone still works with WiFi and I don't even HAVE a carrier. I find that for me a cell phone isn't viable because I only make a call or two a month. On the other hand I still can check my email and browse when in a WiFi zone like my house of a place of business that offers it, and it still works great as a media and game player.

"The value of marriage is not that adults produce children, but that children produce adults." -- Peter De Vries