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Comment Re:Oblicatory (Score 1) 381

Taste is Soylent's biggest mistake. You really do need multiple compositions with varying flavours, as you need to be able to adjust you consumption to your current dietary needs ie sweeter in you need more energy, saltier for recovery. They should also steer clear of soy as the amount of chemical processing in that product is extreme and contaminants become a huge risk.

Comment Re:They'll do it wrong. Let's buy the rights. (Score 1) 160

There is no problem turning D&D into a movie. So they pass the D&D universe rules onto some professionals writers and get them to write novels and see which ones the public likes and then movie and game them. Warner brothers likely is on the right track much like Disney and rather than licensing off bits, producing the complete content suite out of various studios.

Aiming the Star Trek movies at the cheetos crowd, no story all action, was a stupid mistake because it killed off other opportunities.

Comment Re:Does anyone remember... (Score 1) 177

Careful there partner, ignorance of the law is no excuse, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/.... About the dumbest thing you can do is experiment with what is illegal and what is legal upon a trial and error basis. Best way to find out if something is forbidden, do some research or pay a lawyer to do it for you.

The Evil in relation to M$ was a relative evil based upon technological and social uses, so not to be confused with the serious evil of the military industrial complex or the corrupt pharmaceutical corporations (they actually run around killing people for fun a profits) and for example, not as evil as Monsanto (they earn a category of evil unique to them).

The most evil thing they did was to attack customers who were looking into and recommending Linux is a business sense and try to slander them as supporting terror groups and organised crime, along with labelling them a cancerous viral communists (that was done at the highest level in M$ and spread into every media outlet that would let them). Then there was the attempt to corrupt international standards and turn it into standards for the highest bidder, that was also pretty evil. The Windows 10 invasion of privacy, seriously the contents of local storage, that's pretty evil too.

Comment Re:Troll (Score 1) 568

Not really. The reality is that by far the greatest threat to rich old psychopaths is poor young psychopaths and as such, the rich old ones will be pushing it, in order to protect themselves and their ill gotten gains and they will be quite ruthless about it as they become more aware of it. It is always all about them, each to themselves upon an individual basis.

Comment Re:quickly to be followed by self-driving cars (Score 1) 889

The crazy argument is you are better off leasing or renting a car then buying one because of course the business that buy cars and rent or lease them are all insane and do so at a loss. What, that isn't true, so that in addition to paying the full price of the vehicle in rent, you will also be paying interest on their capital investment and their profit margins and their management costs. Specious is the fool who thinks you can save money by renting when those who rent it to them generate returns by borrowing capital, investing in the depreciating asset and then renting it out at a profit.

Comment Re:Interesting argument (Score 1) 124

Waaaaaaahhhhhh, it's not fair people are always making fun of americans (not all Americans of course not those North and South of the particularly cranking bit in the top middle half), their ignorance, spelling and their feets and inches, also their politicians, so many ass clowns on parade. Have you not never consider it is fun to make fun of American Exceptionlism, the ego, it's just so ripe for pricking. From my perspective it is more, bwah hah hah, then Waaaaahhh, obviously you look upon life through more of a Waaahhhh perspective, you should consider that not everyone does and American Exceptionlism is particularly USAians or http://www.urbandictionary.com... (note I did not right that definition)

Comment Re:Troll (Score 1) 568

Psychopaths are most definitely not normal https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/..., nor by any stretch of the imagination could their behaviour be considered normal. As more testing is being done in correctional institutions so the statistics are becoming worse now 1% general population, 15% prison population (some are showing it up to 25%) and 50% of crimes of violence. Distinct genetic traits are being discovered, they could be considered a sub-species of humanity, a parasitic sub-species. A good thing the FBI doesn't agree with your defence of the traits you likely know well https://www.fbi.gov/stats-serv.... Also http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pm... "These results indicate that different psychopathic traits as measured by the MPQ show distinct genetically based relations with broad dimensions of DSM psychopathology". So suck it up and make no mistake, they all definitely have psychopaths on the radar and it is a growing global trend, so we definitely are looking to a better future, well, not all of use, psychopaths definitely will be losing the ability to hide amongst us to be able to prey upon the rest of us.

A market https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/..., can mean lots of things, note the only one they didn't list was free market. Separate entry https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/..., so basically a caveat emptor market https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/.... Basically in reality the closest we get to a free market would be a 'Fence' https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/..., interesting in that the products do enter that market upon an actual 'Free' basis and it is unregulated until of course the psychopaths who run it get caught and they regulate right out of existence.

Comment Re: Really? (Score 1) 513

For reference sake https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/.... So "28g per cartridge", " 50â"55 yards from the traphouse". So minimum range 50 times 3 equals 150 feet, for more details on cartridges http://www.shotgun-insight.com.... So the claim of the operator seems pretty reasonable after all. Problem is where is the video of the flight or is there a problematic zoom they did not want to show. So very likely both in the wrong. It all seems strange from other countries perspective where rules are much stricter http://www.adelaidecitycouncil.... So typically you can not fly it any where except above your own property or at specifically designated public recreational areas.

Comment Re:Why build one (Score 1) 451

A ferry also does not not tend to promote development along it's route. So no ferry stations along the way, no diners, no transport hubs, no manufacturing shifted to gain better access to the route. Looking at it of course, hmm make it all look better by including the US but if they are missing so what, a major transport corridor from Bejing through Russia, France and Germany and on into England. That could really work quite well, shipping would take a huge hit of course and the US could always try a north south transport corridor Argentina to Alaska but the South Americans are not all that impressed with the idea of working to closely with the US because it tends to become very socially and economically disruptive.

Comment Re:wow (Score 1) 67

So China seems to be putting together all of the elements to provide for Government implemented trade sanctions. As many global markets develops and China becomes less dependent upon US trade and can survive upon expanding trade with South America, Africa and Russia, so the threat of trade sanctions applied by China against the US, can start to be considered. Laugh it up fuzz ball but a lot of US corporations can be driven into bankruptcy by the simply action of trade sanctions being applied by China against the US.

What you are seeing is the development of the ability to meaningfully and purposefully target the US with trade sanctions. Keep in mind China would be content to abuse the crap out of the worker class in order to completely disrupt US society, in fact they are doing it right now, ruthlessly exploiting their labour in order to disrupt US society via their growing ranks of unemployed.

So how great a threat is it, basically the longer the Wallmart psychopaths et al run the US government the greater the risk and the greater the likelihood of the application of a full trade sanctions against US in order to completely disrupt US commerce (with growing dependence comes growing threat of very disruptive withdrawals).

Comment Re:Looks promising (Score 1) 25

Keep in mind their legs still have a connection to their spinal cord and hence limited reflex actions are still in place. That bundle of nerves in the spinal cord, seeds specific kinds of signals from specific locations, so forget some connections being able to be used for other thing. So like when people suffer spinal damage and lose strength. They loose strength because they are only communicating with some of the muscles fibres in some muscle clusters and they are doing all the work whilst the rest do nothing. They gain strength over time not so much because of nerve cell regrowth but because muscles fibres doing nothing shrink away and muscle fibres doing all the work, a huge amount of work are stimulated to grow, this of course takes quite some time.

Comment Re:Troll (Score 5, Insightful) 568

Do not confuse Stalinism or Maoism with socialism, those first two where strictly police states with the masquerade of what ever political system they were pretending to be. This being no different to Nazism.

So want to see socialism, first the psychopaths have to go, quite simply they will corrupt any ism they are a part of, attempt to turn it into an authoritarian state where they have control and can dominate and exploit the citizens of that society.

Socialism is the system that the majority of people were born into, the family unit, a socialist government is basically about expanding the socialism of the family unit into the greater community to gain the all to obvious outcomes, a caring and sharing society of human beings and the extended family concept.

The 'Free Market' is straight up marketing lie because it is wholly and totally dependent upon nothing in that market ever being Free, everything 'owned' and 'controlled', so that those with the most can control and exploit those with the least. With everything that can be owned being owned, including all of the essentials to life, so that denial of life becomes the tool of exploitation of the not free at all market place of human lives.

Either we shift to socialism or die as a species, that is the choice, suck it up.

Comment Re:They're going to be charging money for the OS s (Score -1, Troll) 295

Liar, the upgrade is most definitely not free for life, your data has value M$ is taking and hence you are paying for it. As for permanently blocking updates what do you do about security and the inevitable slew of security bugs. Face it, this is turning out to be an even bigger fuck you from M$ to it's customer than windows 8 was. The very first time you do a security update they can and will hose all your settings, requiring a full check of all settings and some could well have been permanently removed as an option.

"The number of Unix installations has grown to 10, with more expected." -- The Unix Programmer's Manual, 2nd Edition, June, 1972