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Comment: Re:Just not logical (Score 2) 185

by rtb61 (#49820463) Attached to: Indicted Ex-FIFA Executive Cites Onion Article In Rant Slamming US

FIFA is exactly what is was, nothing more and nothing less. An association with representatives from each country managing an 'Sports Advertising' association based around a specific set of rules and over grown children who can accept doing the same thing over and over again. This is turn sponsored by many governments using public funds, not for the benefit of the public but to subsidise 'Sports Advertising' in return for promotion of those politicians who vote in more 'Sports Advertising' subsidise at the public expence (three times, as tax, to be a spectator and to pay for advertising costs on the products they buy). What greater example than Australian, no minister of science but a minister of Sports (advertising, if was about sports it would be about people participating rather than spectating).

So let's drop the fantasy, the whole exercise once it leaves your neighbourhood park where your family can participate for free, is all about idiot egos, greed and corruption. So what is new here,hmm, let me guess who was meant to get to host the next world cup. Still taking into account the charges, they should be doing it a whole lot more often in a whole lot more cases of corrupt get rich quick schemes. So if they achieve prosecution, bloody good job.

Comment: Re:I'm afraid! Please send hugs! (Score 3, Interesting) 493

Considering the anthrax attack that was used to promote the Patriot Act in the first place, you have very good reason to be afraid. People who want the power provided by those corrupt laws will be more than willing to do quite extreme things to get that power back.

Comment: Re:Heh. (Score 1) 255

by rtb61 (#49795963) Attached to: How a Scientist Fooled Millions With Bizarre Chocolate Diet Claims

Main stream media routinely lies to people not just in the advertising it sells but now in not-news it peddles. Those liars do not do nothing for free. That time gap between the report release and spreading the lies, time enough to approach candy corporations with spend some more on advertising and we will spread this not-news story far and wide.

Reality, people want to hear the truth from news, not more lies, ask people what they want to hear and by far the majority will say the 'TRUTH'. Forget the lies about main stream media saying they tell people what they want to hear, they tell the majority of people the lies a minority of people pay to be told. A more treasonous bunch you could not expect to find anywhere than in the corporate boardrooms of media empires.

Comment: Re:instead of space race (Score 1) 272

by rtb61 (#49795887) Attached to: Neil DeGrasse Tyson Urges America To Challenge China To a Space Race

A major space race provides many things. Amongst them a focus for national pride, a chance for individuals and organisations to excel, and access to a whole universe beyond the earth. Players in the race, the US, Europe, Russia, China and, India. This could of course expand. Better far more efficient launch systems are becoming accessible and their use will spread.

The alternate to focusing on a space race, the continued Hollywood driven focus on our genitals and poseur wealth status required to gain access to other peoples genitals. So space race or genital race (lets not pretend the extreme wealth disparity of capitalism is about anything else, as leading example the US paedophile billionaire renting out children to members of the British monarchy).

Comment: Re:Just wondering (Score 4, Insightful) 225

by rtb61 (#49795829) Attached to: Why Detecting Drones Is a Tough Gig

Taking into account size, altitude, a simple sonar detection fence works the best. Sonar units firing vertically completely surrounding the facility to detect all incoming flying objects and then the use of suitable rapidly decomposing shot fired from a compressed air shotgun to bring it down, this to prevent excessive collateral damage of the human variety. Birds are another matter, they will end up killing all that cross the sonar detection fence. So that mess will need to be continuously cleaned up. High altitude drones require additional deployment of sonar detection equipment firing at an angle over the structure to be protected. Heavier drones of course means accepting collateral damage, screw the public save the rich and greedy and their political puppets.

Comment: Re:Really, Guys? (Score 1) 67

by rtb61 (#49795687) Attached to: Live Anthrax Shipped Accidentally To S Korea and US Labs

Reminds me of typical plausible deniability. Accidentally let out some undeniably US military weapons grade anthrax, so that some can disappear before the rest is recovered and then be used in a false flag event. So Jade Helm, the occupation of hostile cities with the active suppression and elimination of an opposed civilian population and now the wandering around of false flag fit material to prompt the US of Jade Helm training. So hmm, Ukraine, Iran or Venezuela, of course Jade Helm, (green as in jungle and helm as in control, tends to point to training to control a hostile Venezuelan population). They have made a huge mess in Europe, a major cock up in the middle east and so now it seems to be back to playing in South America because Brazil in BRICS (what is interesting about BRICS as a side note, is all the members are non English speakers yet the title is distinctly english).

Comment: Re:What ./ doesnt want you to know (Score 1) 33

by rtb61 (#49795611) Attached to: GoPro's Next Adventure: Virtual Reality and Drones

I would like to congratulate Slashdot for letting it happen rather than trying to stifle it. People have to remember in every organisation there will always be psychopaths attempting to subvert it for their own personal benefit under a masquerade of the greater good.

Back to topic, Go Pro seems to be in a rush to grab profits fast before the ban they are accelerating kicks in. I wonder if this is not some subtle marketing move to accelerate the ban on drone because they have no money in it. So imply the threat of millions of drones in the sky spying on everyone all of the time and interfering with road and air traffic, accelerate the ban, so as to favour vehicle and person mounted Go Pro devices.

Comment: Re:You know what would REALLY motivate kids? (Score 1) 207

by rtb61 (#49787429) Attached to: Clinton Foundation: Kids' Lack of CS Savvy Threatens the US Economy

You have pretty much nailed it. The whole Clinton thing, a massive political scam, trying to make the corporate whore look better, funded and planned in advance to coordinate with the election and then be promptly forgotten about once the election is over. It is all so lame. Free higher education for those with the skills and let them decide what they will learn and what they will do for it and this for the rest of time not just for the next two years.

Comment: Re:Sure... (Score 1) 155

by rtb61 (#49787391) Attached to: Heat Wave Kills More Than 1,100 In India

Well, you are not looking for completely safe, you are looking for relatively safe. Let's be honest, it is completely naively nuts not to consider environmental and social safety when it comes to locating your family. So avoid high risk locations is simply makes sense because if you don't then one day, inevitably it places the whole of your family at that location of losing everything they have including their lives. So yeah, live in a high risk zone, move, it is the sensible thing to do, seriously what is so dumb about that. Yes, I do live in a particularly safe city, I was born there and choose not to leave and do take into account how much safety would be lost to move to other locations. Keep in mind that inherent feeling of safety is apparent and does lead to a particularly laid back easy going parochial population. When you hold the map of earth the right way up you can fully appreciate its safe location.

Comment: Re:more govenrnment waste!! (Score 1) 389

by rtb61 (#49787339) Attached to: Obama Asks Congress To Renew 'Patriot Act' Snooping

They just do not want to admit what it was successfully at. The effective gathering of intelligence of the general population is order to stifle political activism and dissent by the targeting of many, many individuals for investigatory harassment and escalating up to prosecution as punishment (no intent to convict simply to destroy their life via the prosecutorial process perhaps force an innocent guilty plea just to end the enduring prosecution as punishment process).

Hope and Change, Uncle Tom Obama the Choom Gang Coward has been a stain on the progressive movement, No Hope and No Change.

Comment: Re:All kudos to Uwe Koch-Gromus (Score 1) 132

by rtb61 (#49787305) Attached to: A Ph.D Thesis Defense Delayed By Injustice 77 Years

So how far have we come in life that, now, further education is a crippling fiscal penalty and not something government strives to achieve in the whole population. You would think governments would be endeavouring to get people to keep learning all their lives but no, higher education is considered a burden that is frowned upon as being a waste unless it generates profits for use by others to stupid to gain it.

Comment: Re:I'm not the target audience apparently (Score 1) 103

by rtb61 (#49787239) Attached to: Microsoft Edge To Support Dolby Audio

If there is one thing I truly can not tolerate is a web site screaming ads at me without asking first and especially being arrogant enough to make volume control awkward (even with a media keyboard and a mute button, that sheer arrogance of making volume control awkward infuriates me). Generally earns those sites and their advertising agencies, a script and cookie block, lasting about a year, possibly permanent. Want to show me ads (as in dominates the page), please may I is a prerequisite and be seen and not heard unless you I specifically allow it each and every time.

Comment: Nepotism (Score 1) 110

We are suffering for generational nepotism of the worst sort. That period where the psychopaths of wall street were marrying the narcissists of Hollywood and producing a generation of, 'holy crap what a fiscal disaster'. The Paris Hilton (sorry to pick on some one in particular but hey, you want to make yourself famous for being it, then that is what you are going to be known for) generations.

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