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Comment Re:If you want a one-line reply... (Score 0, Flamebait) 125

The best way for a Linux newbie to get started, does not point to any distribution what so ever. The best way for a newbie to start is desire. As a power user, either you want to start or let's be blunt, fuck off and don't waste people's time.

For a typical user, who just wants to consume content, communicate with people via various applications and use the internet, take you pick of distributions here is a list https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/....

For power users, don't be a dick, look it up you fucking self and you know what, plenty of people will help you, have fun. Here is a great image https://upload.wikimedia.org/w... take your pick of Distributions who coloured line reaches 2016 bar. Also if you are already using Android, well guess what, you are already using an Android distribution.

What to play games, well, there is always SteamOS, rather than asking silly questions.

Comment Re: Nope (Score 1) 125

A wing glider will get you in the air cheaper than car. In the air is not the problem, supersonic speeds are the problem, read https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/... and be entertained by the problems that have not gone away, just because people already know about them. Just a reminder when supersonic jets failhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a_wuykzfFzE they do so rather spectacularly.

Want to travel to London for a meeting, do it faster http://www.pcmag.com/article2/... do it at the speed of light and don't forget to encrypt your transmissions.

Comment Re:Lock her up already (Score 1) 69

Bleed the investors, you have to be joking. Those investors were scum insiders who were expecting to cash in on the IPO. They knew full well the whole thing was one giant fucking scam and were in on it from the beginning, it just all blew up before they could cash in on the multibillion dollar IPO. Now like rats abandoning a sinking ship, they want to take as much as they can and fuck the other investors. A scam from the get go planned and plotted by a psychopath and a bunch of other insider psychopaths joined in and funded the scam. Who created that fake multibillion dollar value, the banksters, doing exactly what they always do and the second they sold their shares in the IPO, you know, you fucking know, they would have bet the company was going down big and made even more money on that.

Comment Re:Yeah, nah. (Score 1) 169

So how fast will economic collapse be when the electronic funds transfer system is purposefully shut down by a hostile force. What exactly would happen after the first day, the second day the third day and how long would recover take. Power goes down the entire economy shuts down. Two weeks and people would be starving to death, hospital would should down, patients would start dying, and it would take years to recover. Why cashless because finnacial corporations would have total economic power over the populace and the government. So what exactly would the government say when the banks so no, you can not have any money, we don't have to by law.

Comment Re:Yeah, nah. (Score 1) 169

In a capitalist system, no cash means being a slave to those who give you permission to access anything. So what exactly do you do moron, when the bank says no, where the fuck do you go, no lawyers, no transfers from anyone else, phone account shut, you can walk to nowhere. Either capitalism has to go or cash has to fucking stay and that is an or fucking else, I am no ones fucking slave, I will not ask for permission to fucking live.

Comment Re:Rear-view mirror. (Score 1) 216

Steam powered road tractors. Brings to mind a new idea, camper railroad cars. Not conversions but actually light weight train wagons and railroad camper parks attached to major train stations as well as regional and tourist based train stations or city outskirts train stations. Rather than loading a caravan onto a train, simply use a tow vehicle to pull it on tracks to the station to hook up with railroad caravan trains. This for a more transient population. So normal location close to work but come holidays easily relocate your railroad home to a tourist location and load you compact car on the train. Travel in your home to the next location. Could be fun for retirees and better for transient workers. Filling empty train tracks and empty train yards, would be of a similar price to regular caravans, no registration required.

To move just check route and timetables, disconnect power, water and sewer and a remote control tow unit drags your home to a siding ready to hook up to the next scheduled run. They drag you about and then drop you off.

Automation similar to Uber taken from the roads and put on railroads. Book in and away you go, never ever leaving your own home and not having to drive it or tow it or do weird awkward crap to load it.

Comment Re:Parity? Really? (Score 1) 493

Do you think the lawyers reading the ACA legislation and the children reading Harry Potter are equal?

I'm pretty sure lawyers' reading skills outpace those of Harry Potter-age children.

Plus, the lawmakers are being very well-compensated to read legislation. It's like their one fucking job, you know?

If Trump and the GOP couldn't unravel the 3500 page health care law, how are they going to pull off reforming the tax code, which ran like twenty-three volumes (without addendums) back in the 1990s? That's not counting the judicial precedents which are now law. Hell, there's like several hundred pages of law that just governs the taxation issues related to owning racehorses.

Comment Re:Take whoever came up with this (Score 1) 144

I've seen IT directors who drive Teslas but who still pocket RAM sticks from the lab.

The problem is, there is zero probability that this new corporate surveillance will be aimed at IT directors.

Because if there's one thing we've learned, it's that if you are rich and you steal, it's considered, "smart". If you're making $35k/yr and you make an unauthorized copy of your tax return on a company xerox machine, you're going to get frog-marched out of the place.

Late-stage capitalism is a cancer.

Comment Re:We need communism now! (Score 2) 144

Democracy, the workers are the majority, the workers must rule. A government of the workers, by the workers and for the workers. I might not agree with everything real democracy produces but I do accept it because I do truly value the worth of Democracy. The workers must rule they are the majority, suck it up! My religion, Freedom, Democracy and Justice, more than just an empty belief or motto. Nobody expects the global democratic reformation https://www.youtube.com/watch?... that's what it will feel like for the rich and greedy and for the rest of us, the majority, it will be justice and rather humorous to boot.

Comment Re:It Doesn't Work That Way (Score 1) 256

Just another empty stupid marketing meme, Moores law on climate change. I'll put forward a real and valid climate change law, "The Underwater Front Law". The stupid lead addled fuckwits will do bugger all, until we are all under a metre of water and then they will go nuts looking to blame people and start peddling crimes against humanity at targeted individuals and corporations (this from buildings falling over when they get crushed in the surf zone during peak tides and storms). Then we will see some real effort a likely peak a 2 metres above current sea levels before we see reductions. The only reason action will be taking because they rich and greedy exclusionary water front properties will be the ones wiped out economically and by the sea. The under water front law, the more multimillion dollar properties wipe out the sooner climate change action will occur.

First scam, to push their insurance for those properties on people who they excluded from access to the waterfront, multi-millionaires ripping of the working poor yet again. Then billions of working poor taxes spent on vainly trying to protect those underwater front properties. Then scams to sell those underwater front properties to property investment funds which the banksters will sell to mug investors and corruptly paid off pension funds with ludicrous claims of high capital values and great rent returns (scam, the high rents will only be payable whilst the property is occupied, so inflate capital asset by high rent and long lease and abandon both with first storm leaving the investment fund to go bankrupt)

Then they will blame scientist for not doing enough and the public for failing to take action but hey, tasty tasty, tanks, planes, aircraft carriers and submarines, learn to eat 'heavy metal' America because you will need to in order to survive.

Comment Re:Not all wrecks can be avoided (Score 1) 216

Having gone through hell with one of the sickest insurance corporations Allianz, those cunts had not the slightest qualm in wanting to halve my claim by saying I failed to take evasive action when the other person turned through a red light right in front of me. Those arse holes at Allianz even put that shit in writing to halve the claim, so fuck off with you 'idiotic' claim. Always this bullshit with corporations, never their fault, always everyone else fault.

PS avoid Allianz like the plague they will always be looking for excuses to avoid paying, no matter how disingenuous or ludicrous, the fucking filthy scum, simply don't give a damn. You will normally run into those dickheads with government quango styled insurance, they buy in on tender and then fuck every one over to generate maximum profits(privatisation bullshit) eg http://www.productreview.com.a...

Comment Re:Now it's like telco selling me to advertisers (Score 1) 98

You are talking insane psychopaths driven by insensate greed and this quarters profits. They do not care one iota about consequences, destroy privacy, meh, destroy democracy, meh, destroy the corporations they work for men. They are sick fuckers who revel in the chaos they cause as long as it feeds their greed and ego. Just like this stupid shit, destroy privacy for everyone, meh, bigger bonus, power to spy on everyone, masturbating in the dark looking at others peoples pictures and video and communications, men, women, children. Then the double speak, we will provide more privacy by taking away what little protections are available because er um more privacy in the future, what a crock of shit by an extremely corrupt government.

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