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Comment Re:In Soviet Russia... (Score 1) 676

I thought the Free Software Foundation was that commie-pinko organization, bent on destroying the reputation of many beloved establishments which we hold near and dear to our hearts (Microsoft and Apple to name a couple. Hang in there boys! McCarthy will rise again!), thus crumbling one of the established cornerstones of Capitalism?
Under Steves (Ballmer/Jobs) America!
In Soviet Russia, GNU -IS- Unix!


Comment How many people here use some sort of Ad Blocking? (Score 1) 479

It should be noted that the "study" was conducted by the advertising network Chitika (quoted, because the mentioned "study" was probably just running AWStats or Webalizer against Chitika's own access logs). The unfortunate problem with this is that most, if not all modern browsers have the ability to utilize ad blocking solutions. When an ad is blocked, I belive that usually means your browser isn't even requesting the ad. You won't show up in their access logs. Browser-based analysis will be skewed.

That being said, my assumptions about ad blocker proliferation may be overly ambitious.

Comment How is this different than Bush or Chimp?? (Score 1) 783

Let me post this disclaimer that I am as Democrat as they come. I somehow don't see the difference between this and depicting George W. as a chimp. Must be the whole "race" thing, or something. C'mon people! Stop feeding the flames! If you're going to put this kind of energy into something so trivial as a human-less web image search aggregator, you're only going to make it worse. The Google juggernaut is only doing it's job, which is to crawl the web, and give you, based on mathematic algorithms, what -it- deems to be the most relevant results. Racism is a human condition, not a mathematical model. Google even tried to fix it, but the humans figured a way around it. Incidently, do a Google Image search for "George Bush". I guarantee that you will see at least one comparing him to a chimp. I never heard someone put up a stink about Google displaying these on the first result page.

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