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Comment Wha..? (Score 1) 448

I've been reading Lauren Weinstein's stuff for years, but this has to be the silliest idea he's ever proposed. By that token, I should have been prosecuted after walking up to a coworker playing with her new voice-activated Android phone and saying "Hey Google, show me some porn" to show her the downsides of that technology....

Comment Not a paradigm changer (Score 1) 43

$36 a la carte for those three channels is kinda ridiculous. At those bundled prices to all of the other streaming a la carte channels you need to pay for and you may as well stick with your cable/FIOS and at least gain the advantage of a unified interface. A game changer would be ESPN being ONLY available via an app or some sort of exclusivity like that. This isn't that.

Comment Uhhh.... (Score 1) 98

Earlier this week, CEO of Microsoft Greater China, Alain Crozier, told China Daily that the company is ready to roll out a version of Windows 10 with extra security features demanded by China's government.

It should come with a Dalai Lama desktop pic that can't be changed. Or maybe a rotation with the Tianammen square guy and the tanks. Yeah, that's it.

Comment Re:Be careful what you ask for.... (Score 1) 507

As democracy is perfected, the office of the president represents, more and more closely, the inner soul of the people.
On some great and glorious day, the plain folks of the land will reach their heart's desire at last, and the White House
will be occupied by a downright fool and a complete narcissistic moron.

~H.L. Mencken

And now that he's had his 8 year term, people elected Trump.

Living up to your nickname, eh?

Comment Be careful what you ask for.... (Score 5, Insightful) 507

As democracy is perfected, the office of the president represents, more and more closely, the inner soul of the people.
On some great and glorious day, the plain folks of the land will reach their heart's desire at last, and the White House
will be occupied by a downright fool and a complete narcissistic moron.

~H.L. Mencken

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