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Comment: Re:This validates the US policy... (Score 1) 737

by sunking2 (#49345567) Attached to: Germanwings Plane Crash Was No Accident
Much better to leave someone alone with no way of interacting with them to try to talk them out of it. It's much easier to crash a plane into the ground when you can't see the fear and faces of those around you. Fool proof, of course not. But it would have given them a better chance of survival.

Comment: Re:Wait... (Score 2) 254

by sunking2 (#49283177) Attached to: Evolution Market's Admins Are Gone, Along With $12M In Bitcoin
This is more about what happens when the people selling the illegal goods are no longer the mafia or cartel and instead is Walter White from season 1. In the good old days anyone who stole their money, real or virtual, would end up with a Columbian Necktie. That tends to keep the money handlers honest.

Comment: If only there was a way. (Score 3, Informative) 188

"This week I got an angry email from a friend who had just rented a car from Hertz: “Did you know Hertz is putting cameras in rental cars!? This is bullsh*t. I wonder if it says they can tape me in my Hertz contract.” He sent along this photo of a camera peeping at him from out of his “NeverLost,” a navigational device that the company has started putting in many of its cars:"

Here's a crazy idea, read the contract you signed.

Comment: Don't care for him anymore (Score 1) 681

by sunking2 (#49111245) Attached to: Bill Nye Disses "Regular" Software Writers' Science Knowledge
For a smart guy he really should realize that the best way to get people to change their opinions is not to constantly insult them. Every time I see him he seems to take the approach that he is smarter than you and you are an idiot if you don't agree.

Now Dean Kaman is a much better example of an education advocate for the purpose of education, not political agenda. And he's actually a really good guy.

Comment: How is it different than medical? (Score 1) 223

by sunking2 (#48708327) Attached to: US Army Could Waive Combat Training For Hackers
Doctors don't go through basic. They have to go through basic officer leadership. If you don't want to enlist them in as officers then they should have to go through the training. Honestly, we should be ashamed that we are willing to accept the belief that you can't be physically fit and use computers. Pretty shocking.

When it is not necessary to make a decision, it is necessary not to make a decision.