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Comment media companies are inflexible (Score 5, Insightful) 108

The old media companies are infamous for their inflexibility, so this comes as no surprise. The only way to break them is to actually start taking sizable portions of their market by producing well received content but when you get to that point, you might as well tell them to fuck off because you don't actually need them anymore.

Comment HA! (Score 4, Interesting) 79

. [The fact that] ULA has provided support for this effort again suggests that the leadership of Bruno is reshaping the company into a much more innovative and competitive company.

No, what it means is that they are getting their asses beaten so badly by SpaceX that they have moved to desperation and PR tactics.

Comment things to look for in a survey (Score 1) 38

The document comes after a Kelly Blue Book survey that found that 62% of drivers think "connected cars will be hacked," and that 42% say they "want cars to be more connected."

the real concern should be the percentage of people that despite thinking "connected cars will be hacked," still "want cars to be more connected," and then laughed maniacally. ;)

Comment Re:Public Admission of Stupidity (Score 1) 219

So a pedestrian in dark clothes, at night, not hearing an electric car, and jaywalking by stepping out from between vehicles means the driver drives like "a moronic asshat."

you do know that electric cars are almost silent, especially at low speeds, right? you might as well blame the driver for not hearing the pedestrian walking.

Comment he's got a point (Score 2) 85

More recently, the FBI’s own investigation into the September 11 attacks found that “[o]n September 11, 2001, the Bureau’s information technology was inadequate to support its counterterrorism mission”, noting further that “[t]he FBI’s legacy investigative information system, the Automated Case Support (ACS), was not very effective in identifying information or supporting investigations”.

kinda bad when even you are on record as saying the system sucks.

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