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Comment SKIP THIS. Instead.... (Score 2) 42

what is needed is to require emails to be encrypted at the client side.
With each new client set-up, any new users should be required to get their encryption key, or enter in their current ones.
Then on the emails, by default, encrypt. If the user wants, they can turn it off on an individual one.

Comment Re:Perhaps globalism might be in fear for once. (Score 1) 1231

an HHS pick who passed laws to specifically help his stock picks (and I don't mean made it easier to trade stocks - he bought stocks and then helped pass laws that made those company's stock prices go up)

You really think someone with a net worth of $10-15 million would spend more than 10 minutes trying to make a stock purchase worth $2600 go up? What does he have to gain, a few hundred dollars if it jumps up 20%? Seems a lot more credible that his broker picked it as part of a basket of stocks and he didn't even consciously know about it in relation to the law in question, let alone create some giant legal conspiracy to make a couple hundred dollars...

Comment Re:Not a single time traveler? (Score 1) 1231

Based on his original SAT score of 1206, Bush's IQ was about 123. He also got good grades at Yale, which correlate with that as well. Also, whether or not you are defending Vietnam or Texas, or if your buddy runs the local guard air group, you still have to pass the same tests to go to and graduate from fighter pilot school in the military. Pretty sure that's what the OP was referring to.

Obama refused to release his specific school info, but we know the class average for his acceptance group of 67 was an SAT score of 1100, which would correlate to an IQ of 115, so that's the best info we have available for him.

Just because Bush spoke like a Texan, people make assumptions around intelligence based on his accent and choice of phrases, but don't let your regional prejudice override the actual facts available.

P.S. Trump's estimated IQ based on his Wharton acceptance is 156. Try not to be taken in by his carefully calculated public persona.

Comment Re:News for Nazis (Score 1) 1231

>Give me a fucking break. The Republican party has cornered the market on being petty and petulant.

They have? I guess they forced President Obama to tell them to "get in the back of the bus" and they locked themselves out of committee rooms. I guess they used reconciliation to pass a bill with zero input from the GOP, just so we can "find out what was in it". And I guess they passed the nuclear option, too?

Comment Re:Perhaps globalism might be in fear for once. (Score -1) 1231

I expect to there be less government under Trump, I may be wrong though. I expect reduction in government interference to the individuals (and when I say individuals I do mean people who are mostly abused by the power, those who have something to take away from, thus businesses and yes businesses are people.) That's the only thing that matters, one thing, the only thing, the singularity of things: less government interference.

Comment Re:How (Score 1) 63

The only part of that that sounds potentially unkosher is the unlimited miles on the leases. Everything else looks like just a matter of people failing to do their own damned due diligence.

Every employer brags about their awesome compensation package; any employee making $20.50/hour (the average for a NYC Uber driver) who thinks they'll make $90k a year damned well better plan on working 12 hours a day, 7 days a week. And their leases sucked? Hey, maybe shop the fuck around before you pay someone (especially your employer) for a product or service offered by a million other sources?

Comment Re:Despite enthusiasm at the box office (Score 1) 356

What enthusiasm? The fact that when all your showings are in 3D people reluctantly choose it over the 2D showing that you aren't even offering?

This. Citing the success of Avatar? Avatar succeeded despite being in 3d, not because of it.

During the whole thankfully-short boxoffice 3d craze of the early 2010's, I can count the number of people who told me they liked it on zero hands; meanwhile, virtually every conversation about seeing a recent movie started with something like "at least the 3d wasn't too distracting".

Comment Re:Not hard to see why (Score 1) 356

No the ones with active glasses got MUCH better. mine has a 240 hz refresh and there is no ghosting and no perceivable dimming. The passive glasses suck because of the half-height resolution.

as far as not needing glasses... you do know how binocular vision works, right? The only FMV non-glasses technology that I'm aware of is on the 3DS, and that requires an eye tracking camera. There's no way a tech like that can work for multiple people.

Comment Re:3D was a thing? (Score 1) 356

I still wear glasses. You can only get the laser operation once, so I'm waiting until I need it.

Sorry it's so easy to dissuade you from using a technology. The glasses for my current TV are lighter than my prescription glasses.

Nothing is further from my mind when I'm watching something in my own home than "oh no. I look silly"

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