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Comment Re:This will impeach Trump (Score 1) 226

It's classic Democrat Party diversion. The ultimate form of projection. Whatever they accuse others of doing, it's to hide and divert the fact they're doing exact that.

This really two-fold. Protecting Hillary Clinton (Uranium One deal), and the FBI that protected her, and via extension, the Democrat party.

Comment Re:Of course (Score 1) 1009

I'm not opposed to minimum wage (and frankly I wish we'd just tie it to inflation so we don't need to constantly adjust it

I agree 100% with this, but not for the reasons you're aware of. In the US we have a nation debt of over 20 TRILLION. If we tied the minimum wage of inflation, that would cause a recursive (feedback) loop. You see, automation and robotics inherently is a deflationary pressure on the economy, because it keeps humans out of picture as un/der employed. Now, the Feds have to "print" (it's all electronic), money to be redistributed back to those un/der employed so they can pump the money back into the ownership class of those that hold land, intellectual property, and automated technologies in perpetuity. The profits are then re-invested in further automation. Rinse, lather, repeat. There's a reason the disparity in wealth has grown exponentially for the top 1% and beyond.

These uber wealthy exasperate the problem worse by buying congress off. The strongest stench of corruption you can imagine!!!

Welcome to a new era, where neo-feudalism becomes not just an American, but a global phenomenon. Where a society of haves and have-nots becomes the norm. And yet again, proves that a middle-class is but an abortion in human history, doomed to never be repeated.

Comment Re: Of course (Score 0) 1009

There's a reason villas are walled; and depending on in what nation, armed to keep the unwanted out. Their function is popular in parts of South America, specifically in nations were the income disparity is the greatest. Overtime, culturally, they've become quite popular in California and among other parts of America of the wealthy elite. Now, it's more form over function, but, you get the idea.

Comment Re:Windows Server (Score 1) 136

Yeah, "WTF" was my initial reaction too. Again, maybe it's for GPO enforcement. Anyways, i'll test later with the Get-SpeculationControlSettings PS command after I found a client that has the latest BIOS available. If both Meltdown and Spectre are fully patched, well, you now have your answer :). Otherwise, plug in the reg values, reboot, and re-run the command to validate.

I'm fairly confident BTW, that the reg values are a requirement for server, but not for client. Let me know if you can confirm either way.

Comment Re:Legal authority to pry them open (Score 1) 441

It will go to SCOTUS. Encryption, and the knowledge to unlock the data is in your head; it's an extension of the mind. The Gov can can attempt to crack it all they want, so long as it's not a part of **you, or in your possession. But they can't make you violate the 5th.

**at some point, we will have cybernetics embedded in the human brain. Augmented enhancements. Being that hardware is a part of you, does that give the Gov right to hack your brain to get the knowledge.

This is why I've always held the paradigm that encryption is an EXTENSION OF THE MIND!

Comment Steam In-Home Streaming (Score 1) 100

If this is anything like Steam's In-Home Streaming, I hope they actually allow me to source source/destination IPs into the clients. I've got a powerful machine in a remote location that I can only get to via a dial-up SSH VPN session. Because of the difference in subnet, Steam In-Home Streaming wont auto discover the machine at the other end.

I'm all for making this "auto-magic" for the end-user, but having advanced options would be extremely helpful for when the magic doesn't work.

Comment Windows Server (Score 4, Informative) 136


For Windows Server, you will need to also set the following three registry keys to enable post patch install. With Windows Home/pro, it's already enabled after installation.

For Windows Server.

reg add "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\Memory Management" /v FeatureSettingsOverride /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f

reg add "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\Memory Management" /v FeatureSettingsOverrideMask /t REG_DWORD /d 3 /f

reg add "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Virtualization" /v MinVmVersionForCpuBasedMitigations /t REG_SZ /d "1.0" /f

To Validate status, you can run the PowerShell command Get-SpeculationControlSettings.

If Windows 10 or Server 2016, you can skip the first step.

1. Set-ExecutionPolicy Bypass
2. Install-Module SpeculationControl
3. Get-SpeculationControlSettings
You will now see results.
4. Set-ExecutionPolicy Restricted (to protect the system via securing powershell again)

Good luck. Be sure to apply BIOS updates when and if applicable to stave off Spectre

Comment Re:There is a scientific basis for this. (Score 1) 299

With the exception of anarcho-communism being more libertarian-ism (free to walk from the clan or community without retribution), Marxism (AKA, Communism), is really fascism. So that said, fascism is fascism, and communism is fascism. The different is that with fascism, there's an overall honesty and up-front declaration of intentions. With Communism, it's fascism under the auspices of the ideology of collectivism.

I'd also throw in Iran as a fascist regime as well being that's what a theocracy is - fascist.

Comment Re:There is a scientific basis for this. (Score 3, Insightful) 299

It's called "leftism", and it comes in either fascism or communism; different sides of the same coin called tyranny. First Germany, now France wants to ban speech. Meanwhile in America, progressive college campuses are getting all violent with their Antifa (an ironic name considering the meaning and their own actions) movement while proclaiming safe spaces.

It's like the fucking matrix. Down the BLUE pill, and live a life of happy ignorance while under the control of tyranny. Take the RED pill, and accept the bitter world for what it is, but be liberated in knowing the truth, and having the liberty to walk a path of self determination.

Comment Re:AMD getting the Patch despite not being vulnera (Score 1) 129

Apparently, the slow down is substantial for 5th gen Intel CPUs and older. 6th - 8th gen CPUs performance hit should be negligible. That said, Microsoft it saying that BIOS/Firmware updates should be applied from your vendor so as to obtain new microcode. Exactly how all this ties together is known to me at this point, but I'm guessing the microcode update is for further optimization of the 6th-8th gen units post security patch installation.

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