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Comment Re:Roku is being careful about ensuring consumer (Score 1) 52

nice way to change the actual quote:

"but Roku is being careful about ensuring consumer privacy: Users will be required to enable the feature via an opt-in prompt."

that's a : not a . makes a big difference when what you are complaining about is actually opt-in by default.

Comment Re:Well blame Hollywood for creating their own ene (Score 1) 312

because if anyone can make a movie for $50k and show it to the masses and make 200mil then the studios would lose their controlled market. and since they have no way of knowing which indie film will be a success they can't justify marketing all of them and losing money on 50% of them.

if they buy all 100 movies and distribute all of them, only 20% will be successful, if they buy all 100 movies and only distribute 20 of them, they have a chance for 80% of them to be successful since there is that much less actual content for people to see.

makes sense from an accounting point of view right? well business is the only thing they really care about.

Comment Re:Astroturfing Trolls (Score 1) 917

Comparing men and women in the same job is not the end of the story. There is also the fact that fewer men are in the higher paying management jobs because those jobs aren't being offered to men. Women with the same amount of experience and talent move up the corporate ladder; men don't.

Comment Re:Addressed In the Call (Score 1) 53

yes, if he did worse... in athletics you try to do better each time, when you start to decline you either turn to coaching or do something other than sports.

everything that has a beginning has an end, the sign of the end is decline. but keep holding onto that dream.. maybe you could dig up some advice from older apple employees as well.

i'll let you borrow my shovel.

Comment OR (Score 1) 262

instead of purposely hampering control of movement via a controller.. allow USB mice and keyboards to be used for all games regardless of console or PC.

I don't understand why the reluctance to provide an interface for gamers who want to use a keyboard and mouse. it is clearly the superior control scheme for shooters and modern consoles have built in USB support. it's like forcing ice skaters to use high heels and suing the manufacturers of skates.

Can anyone explain why they won't let people just use kb/mouse instead? it would veen cost as much as shown now by people having to purchase a 100$ hub in order to use kb/mouse.

as someone who doesn't have both thumbs, controllers just don't work for me.. i can only use a kb/mouse combo.

Comment Re:Malignant narcissist upset, news at 11. (Score 1) 760

apparently it is because you got it wrong. they found the threat to be serious enough to investigate but not credible enough to be actionable.

let me explain the difference.

If i report that doug has threatened to murder me, well murder is a serious crime and people who threaten it sometimes end up murdering those they threaten.

so the police found the threat serious enough to investigate but when they found that doug is my neighbor's chicken, the threat of murder wasn't credible.

because the threat wasn't credible they did not pursue prosecution.

hope that helps show the difference between brianna crying wolf and that being serious enough for the FBI to investigate and her being batshit crazy and/or full of shit and justly the FBI deeming her maniacal rantings not credible.

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