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Comment Re:Why do they need ANY info? (Score 1) 380

ebay. go searching Like I did. pay about $400-$450 for a good one that runs only android, dont touch the crap that runs Windows CE/Android.

no SKU as china has a law against sku's and they murder the families of companies that use SKU's or any real markings. and about 30 companies all sell variations of the same thing.

Comment Re:Why do they need ANY info? (Score 1) 380

Mine do, in fact the double din I installed in the wifes civic has a ODB-II Canbus input so it can do fully adjustable dim levels with the dash lighting and speed sensitive volume adjust. But I also can look at all the ODB information in any android app I install.

It runs plain old Android 4.2.2 and is a china wing-wang-wong no name brand. does more things than the top of the line Pioneer or JVC can.

Comment incomplete sentence... (Score 3, Insightful) 137

It's not farming, building and hunting that hurts the animal population. it's doing it in MASS QUANTITIES from overpopulation.

The american indians managed the land and it's resources just fine, It's the assholes from europe that wiped out most everything because of stupidity.

Just like how the Wolf population crashed horribly due to idiot farmers killing every wolf they see because they are too lazy to protect their livestock properly.

Comment Dont need long term.... (Score 3, Interesting) 148

It's effortless to get the snip, then you don't have to worry if the doc does it right where it's non reversible. I.E. he snaps the vas, seals the ends then folds them back 1/2 an inch back on themselves and uses basically a surgical ziptie to hold them there. there is ZERO chance of the Vas reconnecting.

Real men get their Vas snipped. You do not "need" to have any more kids.

Comment Re:This is not about science. It's about dependenc (Score 1, Informative) 324

"No one forces them to, and they can switch back at any time."

No you cant. Once you grow a GMO crop your fields are contaminated with the crap for years. and if your neighbors are growing it, you are FUCKED. as the cross pollination will taint your entire crop and then yuo get fined for growing a monsanto crop without a licensing fee because the genetic markers are there.

Why dont you actually TALK to a farmer, I have 3 in my family and I know the reality of this. You grow what your neighbors are growing because you have a legal nightmare trying to sell your crops if it's patent tainted by cross pollination.

Comment Because they have brains.... (Score 1) 324

It is not the nutbag "It's poison" argument the wierdows make that is driving their decision. Allowing GMO allows Monsanto to OWN your country's crops. With the United States poised to defend corporate patents with guns and missile strikes, nobody sane would allow patent encumbered life in their country.

Comment Re:Not this shit again (Score 1) 145

I learned in school

I've never used any of the Shakespeare I was made to memorize.

The point is that you learned it. Just like everyone will learn programming.

My doctor usually has his Medical Assistant type his notes

And how old is he? Has his hospital switched over to EMR? My wife is a recently graduated doctor, they're trying to replace those guys as fast as they can. They don't even do dictation anymore.

. If you really think that every Tom, Dick, and Harry will be programming in 10 or 20 years

On a basic level, yes. They're not going to be writing full programs they're going to scripting to make their lives easier. Even if they don't use it at work.

Comment Re:Guaranteed to put stress on any car? As if. (Score 1) 121

Having driven on the autobahn it's probably the easiest place to try something like this. Everyone there already moves like robots. It's like some lawmakers figured out an "API" for how to communicate between vehicles.

I want to see it done around Chicago where it's "surprise, I'm coming into your lane".

Comment Re:What kind of dumbass company... (Score 1) 136

Port it? are you really that completely clueless?

You simply fucking compile it with the same compiler flags you used for the first version. Compiling android 5.1 for a 4.4.4 phone is absolutely trivial.

And how about just release the god-damn bootloader lock so if people want to do it themselves on out of warranty hardware, they can. HTC and Samsung HATE their customers by locking the bootloader down so hard it's insane. Latest samsung phones are deemed to never EVER be able to run a full cyanogenmod.

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