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Comment: Re:Kangaroo Court! (Score 1) 110

by spire3661 (#49516113) Attached to: DIA Polygraph Countermeasure Case Files Leaked
Its not absurd. What is absurd is the idea that the FBI using the device is in any way productive. Its not fraud if the procedure is not based in fact. Its a LIE, we should not allow our law enforcement to lie outside of very specific need. EVER. You are arguing a point of law, im arguing a point of morality.

Comment: Re:Pioneers get arrows in back (Score 1) 136

The difference is we are quite tired of being beta testers so they can build a base faster than the competitor. These watches are truly half-baked proprietary pieces of crap. That sort of thing was excusable for the smartphone explosion, the need for usable pocket computers was enormous and the market huge. These smartwatches are doomed because the price has nowhere to go but down. Build a cheap smart watch that can work with any phone, and that will be the winner.

Comment: Re:So? (Score 5, Insightful) 136

Smart watches ARE a good idea, they just need to have better characteristics then they have now. They need a much longer battery life, a LOT cheaper and they must universally work with any device, not just proprietary ones. There is nothing wrong with the idea of a programmable display on your wrist, but so far the implementations suck.

If it's not in the computer, it doesn't exist.