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Comment: No (Score 1) 41 41

Very soon after Minecraft launched, we noticed teachers bringing the game into their classrooms

Often inspired by the passion of their students, they started using Minecraft to design history lessons, teach language classes, explore mathematics, physics, computer science, writing, and more.

Bullshit, bullshit, and more bullshit. I don't doubt that teachers have in fact used Minecraft for these things, but they're certainly not designing lessons, teaching classes, or exploring subjects. They're faffing about with Minecraft and the students don't benefit from it.

Comment: Re:Alarming Freedom (Score 1) 163 163

because the topics mentioned aren't opinions, they are facts - there is no room for someone to have an opinion on whether "the Earth is getting warmer mostly due to human activity" for instance. Either it is, or it isn't, and facts overwhelmingly point to yes.

It isn't.

Comment: Re:Hardware Locking (Score 1) 111 111 and cmd.exe are different, both are NOT DOS, and both are NOT Windows.
PowerShell isn't a core part of Windows (yet) and doesn't have anywhere near the coverage necessary to be a true CLI.

These things may be CLIs, but they are not "Windows CLI". There is no "Windows CLI". idbeholda has no idea what he's doing. He seems to think running pulling some strings from some cmd.exe commands let him create strong, hardware-locking DRM.

Comment: Re:Hardware Locking (Score 1) 111 111

There is no "Windows CLI". I even told you that when I said "(Hint - there is no such thing.)".
Windows is a GUI. Windows does not have a CLI. The CLI you are referring to is a faked, extended DOS environment (to various degrees of fakeness depending on your version and bitness of Windows, cmd.exe vs., etc. ).
It is not Windows. Windows has PowerShell now, but it's not a core part of the OS.
In short, Windows does NOT have a true CLI.

Comment: Re:What an opportunity! (Score 1) 358 358

Uh, no.
The value of Widget A reflects its potential use as a component in Widget B.
The value of something is never anything more than the sum of the value of the raw materials and labor required to make it. The price is another matter.

Voodoo economics like the shit you just spewed are exactly why we're fucked deep into an abyss of debt while doing an inflationary spiral.

It is easier to write an incorrect program than understand a correct one.