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Comment: Re:They will move to a different charging model (Score 1) 488

by way2trivial (#48026315) Attached to: Energy Utilities Trying To Stifle Growth of Solar Power

prices are fixed by PUC as a percentage above costs today.

this mean the more 'costs' a utility has, the more the 'percentage' equates becomes in total dollars.

if they make debt service half their cost of operations-- then they double their income.
(really, truly)

Comment: Re:Banks are responsible too (Score 4, Interesting) 87

by way2trivial (#46585571) Attached to: Target and Trustwave Sued Over Credit Card Breach

Not precisely correct.

Chip & pin is coming, it's not mandatory on merchants (yet) but if fraud is indicated and the merchant failed to have a chip terminal, and the customer has a chipped card the merchant will lose the chargeback automatically.

Liability shift, will now be on one of two entities.
The merchant, for not having the terminal, or the consumer, for not protecting their pin.

the liability also shifts almost 100% OFF the card issuing bank....
(the real reason)

+ - The ultimate drug- the wire is here->

Submitted by way2trivial
way2trivial (601132) writes "Many science fiction stories (Daniel Keys Moran anyone?) include the idea of wireheads/the ability to apply electricity directly to the brain in order to produce a unbeatable high...

It's here... ever been jealous of a mouse?
Who could possibly resist, once it was implanted?
perfect substance abuse-- dial it up to eleven.....

"Researchers from the University of Illinois and University of Washington have developed a wireless implant that uses LEDs thinner than a human hair to produce light, stimulating their test subjects to create dopamine, ""

Link to Original Source

Comment: Re:Well yeah (Score 1) 228

by way2trivial (#45236219) Attached to: The Boss Is Remotely Monitoring Blue-Collar Workers

Orientation is not currently included

ENDA was introduced in the 113th Congress in the House by Reps. Jared Polis (D-CO) and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL) and in the Senate by Sens. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and Mark Kirk (R-IL), as well as Sens. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), Susan Collins (R-ME) and Tom Harkin (D-IA) on April 25, 2013. ENDA was approved by the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee on July 10, 2013, by a bipartisan vote of 15-7.

If a thing's worth having, it's worth cheating for. -- W.C. Fields