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Comment: Re:"UN Says: Why Not Eat More Insects?" (Score 1) 626

by uncanny (#43710857) Attached to: UN Says: Why Not Eat More Insects?
i was dragged to the mall by my wife the other day to do some birthday present shopping and we stopped in to hot topic. They actually had a shelf with boxes of different flavored (dead and dried) crickets for sale! i might go back and get myself a box if i can stomach going through the mall again.

Comment: Re:just wondering -- Win8 ? (Score 1) 211

by uncanny (#42753591) Attached to: Micron Lands Broad "Slide To Unlock" Patent
I decided to install windows 8 pro on one of my computers to try it out since i wasn't using it much anyways (and i practically get windows 8 free from work). It actually has a slide to unlock as the default. Instead of CTRL-ALT-DEL, i have to click on the bottom of the screen, and slide up.
this might be a good thing if they get someone like microsoft into the battle

Comment: Re:Is Google's goal a singularity? (Score 1) 244

by uncanny (#42718779) Attached to: Interviews: Ask Ray Kurzweil About the Future of Mankind and Technology

I think Google may have the goal of creating a Superintelligence which utilizes the internet as a knowledge base

I can see it now, a race of terminators wreaking havoc on porn sets, destroying all kittens, and binge drinking, puking and kicking each other in the nuts!

The trouble with doing something right the first time is that nobody appreciates how difficult it was.