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Comment Re:License to work (Score 2, Informative) 637

From South-Central Nebraska here, and you are massively full of crap. Sure, there are some mega-corp farms, and unfortunately more each year, as the smaller farmers ( 2000 acres) are getting decimated by things like this.

Sure, there are some rich farmers, but most are not.

But to say most are rich is complete crap.

Comment Re:Cloud and cloud, what is cloud?! (Score 1) 465

Take my love, take my land
  Take me where I cannot stand
  I don't care, I'm still free
  You can't take the sky from me.

  Take me out to the black
  Tell them I ain't comin' back
  Burn the land and boil the sea
  You can't take the sky from me.

  Leave the men where they lay
  They'll never see another day
  Lost my soul, lost my dream
  You can't take the sky from me.

  I feel the black reaching out
  I hear its song without a doubt
  I still hear and I still see
  That you can't take the sky from me.

  Lost my love, lost my land
  Lost the last place I could stand
  There's no place I can be
  Since I've found Serenity

  And you can't take the sky from me.

Comment But why so small? 5GB? (Score 1) 212

So they complain about abusers uploading 75TB, but then chops everyone down to a measly 5GB? That's ludicrous. 5GB is 1/15000th of 75 TB.

And I got 15 gigs (Still measly) when I bought my Windows Phone, and they are chopping that down to 5GB as well.

I'm done with OneDrive. Pulled off all my stuff and put it on my Google Drive which still is 15GB. (Of which I'm only using 2.5 GB) I've got 10 TB on my network at home, really don't need these third party services. I'm not a typical use case, I know, but it's still really shitty of Microsoft.

Really not liking the Satya Nadella era of Microsoft.

Comment DDOS is lame (Score 5, Insightful) 99

Never had any respect for lamers who just do DDOSs. That's not hacking, it's just being annoying. Doesn't take any special skills.

It's nothing like breaking through some code or router or something that actually proves that you are of elite intelligence.

Breaking directly into Blizzard is one thing, but just snowing them under with myriad packets just isn't impressive.

Find something else to do with your life.

Comment Re:This fixes a UI failure (Score 4, Insightful) 664

Whatever dude, I'm a long term .NET developer, and run Win10 on most of my machines. But two I do not want to upgrade. I'm getting fucked with constantly with this shit and for the first time wondering if I really want to bet my future on Microsoft. Currently without them, I can't pay my bills, but wondering if I need to make the big jump.

I'm extremely fluent with Linux, having supported it in professional environments for big companies in my previous career. But a bit worried about all the new systemd shit as well, that's gonna make my experience a bit degraded. And no way in hell I'm going back to Systems Architecture/Engineering. But there's really not much from a programmer's point of view in Linux. It's either fucking java or some crappy interpreted language. Was looking happily at Mono, but now that Microsoft's bought Xamarin it's pretty much a dead end.

Microsoft is really coming off as an Oracle-level asshole corp at this point. They need to stop. Really not liking the shitty direction the Satya Nadella era is bringing to them. I think he'll get ran out of town pretty soon, he demonstrates he has no respect for anyone using Microsoft products.

Comment Re:Why does this matter? (Score 1) 79

SEP is a cheap, easy, and staggeringly useful way of safely protecting something from unwanted eyes. It can run almost indefinitely on a torch (flashlight)/9 volt battery, and is able to do so because it utilizes a person's natural tendency to ignore things they don't easily accept, like, for example, aliens at a cricket match. Any object around which an S.E.P. is applied will cease to be noticed, because any problems one may have understanding it (and therefore accepting its existence) become Somebody Else's. An object becomes not so much invisible as unnoticed.

A perfect example of this would be a ship covered in an SEP field at a cricket match. A starship taking the appearance of a large pink elephant is ideal, because you can see it, but because it is so inconceivable, your mind can't accept it. Therefore it can't exist, thus ignoring it comes naturally.

A S.E.P. can work in much the same way in dangerous or uninhabitable environments. Any problem which may present itself to a person inside an S.E.P. (such as not being able to breathe, due to a lack of atmosphere) will become Somebody Else's.

An S.E.P. can be seen if caught by surprise, or out of the corner of one's eye.

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