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Comment: Re:Last time I buy any EA product then... (Score 1) 303

by stfvon007 (#43030485) Attached to: EA Building Microtransactions Into All of Its Future Games

No, you will just have to pay real world money to have a caddy and a golf cart, so you don't have to virtually walk the entire distance between every hole while pressing a button that keeps you from dropping your golf bag on the ground, and you only have to pay for a new golf ball if you don't want to do the golf-ball pixel hunt mini game! And in madden, you just have to play real world money to recruit the top players. As long as you are ok with a quarterback that you drag out of a virtual alley a few blocks from the stadium with a severe drinking problem (all realistically simulated in game), you don't have to pay a cent!

Comment: Re:First post (Score 1) 109

by stfvon007 (#41951373) Attached to: NASA DTN Protocol: How Interplanetary Internet Works

According to google:
the speed of light = 1802617500000 furlongs per fortnight
Though it may be less for you, since everything is bigger in texas (bigger furlongs = lower speed of light in fpf). Ive been wondering though, since everything is bigger in texas, does that mean everything is redshifted due to the wavelengths being longer?

Comment: Re:Encrypt it then (Score 1) 241

by stfvon007 (#36396246) Attached to: Google Asks 'Who Cares Where Your Data Is?'

Actually you can encrypt the data itself, but not the database. Basicly the client side would have to send, I want the address, email and phone number for person whos hash value = (hash key), the cloud looks up the hash, sends back the information in encrypted form associated with that hash, decrypts it, then uses it for whatever is needed. Upon changing it, the client encrypts it before updating the cloud. The server would not know the actual data unless they got the encryption key. the downside to this would be they only have one value they can use to lookup the data, as they wouldnt be able to do a lookup based on the encrypted information.

Comment: Re:Luke Wilson warned us (Score 2) 291

by stfvon007 (#36371652) Attached to: Just Months After Jeopardy!, Watson Wows Doctors

This is just another step towards the realization of the movie "Idiocracy".

I can picture it now!

year 2511:

Unintelligent Doctor: Watson, the patient is screaming "AAAA It hurts so bad" and recently fell off a bike before coming here. What is wrong with him?
Unintelligent Doctor: *pokes leg*
Unintelligent Doctor: Wow Watson, you were right again! There is something wrong with his leg! We had better amputate it right away!

Be sociable. Speak to the person next to you in the unemployment line tomorrow.