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Comment Re: and tomorrow (Score 0, Troll) 248

The point is Liberty is more important than censorship. If you have to choose, always side with Liberty.

At what point did I, or anyone else say anything about Liberty? In what way is your liberty being infringed? Nobody is forcing you to use Facebook. Perhaps you should look up what the Straw Man fallacy means, which I so cleverly pointed out in my above post, while you're at it, also look up the definition of Liberty. Please learn critical thinking skills, they will server you well in life.

Comment Re: and tomorrow (Score 1, Insightful) 248

And the problem with your reasoning is that content isn't an issue yet you insist it is. Sticks and stones don't exist virtually, it's just bits and bytes.

By exaggerating, misrepresenting, or just completely fabricating someone's argument, it's much easier to present your own position as being reasonable, but this kind of dishonesty serves to undermine honest rational debate.
source: https://yourlogicalfallacyis.c...

Comment Re:and tomorrow (Score 3, Interesting) 248

This slope is so slippery that there is no possible way to move any direction but down.

The problem with this reasoning is that it avoids engaging with the issue at hand, and instead shifts attention to extreme hypotheticals. Because no proof is presented to show that such extreme hypotheticals will in fact occur, this fallacy has the form of an appeal to emotion fallacy by leveraging fear. In effect the argument at hand is unfairly tainted by unsubstantiated conjecture.
source: https://yourlogicalfallacyis.c...

Comment Re:Welcome to the Hotel EuroUnion... (Score 1, Insightful) 315

If you leave, you're on your own, what else do you expect? Throw away 40 years of trade agreements and expect everything to stay the same? Take note tough, the EU currently isn't doing anything. 2 years after article 50 has been invoked and UK officially exits, THEN they'll make an example out the UK, and every time someone tries to blame the EU, someone else will point out that UK choose Brexit themselves and can't hold someone else responsible for the shit they're in.

Comment Stop making a big deal out of this (Score 1) 951

Geez guys, what's up with all these badly thought out single sentence posts that just dismiss the simulation hypothesis without a single argument? Kind of like how people dismiss evolution? When did Slashdot become facebook?

a few things things:
1. The two people interviewing Musk when the simulation hypothesis came up were terrible, cringe inducing interviewers .So Musk started talking about things quasi-randomly and this somehow came up.
2. The simulation hypothesis is pretty well known: https://www.youtube.com/watch?...
3. It's a simulation *HYPOTHESIS*. Believing in a hypothesis is an oxymoron.

Comment Re:Radical idea: My data is NOT google's property (Score 4, Insightful) 170

Google just links to the information, they don't remove it. Why does none of this responsibility to preserve privacy fall on the shoulders of people who host it in the first place? I'll tell you why, because it's too much of a hassle to go after each of the ones hosting the info, so they go after Google, mainly because it's easier. But the information does not go away, and if people really have an interest about searching about people, alternatives will become available. Especially because technology is constantly improving, how long until every newspaper ever written fits on a single hard disk? This law to censor Google will soon become obsolete but it won't be removed because that would be too much of a hassle as well.

Comment Same problem as iTunes. (Score 1) 384

I'm guessing if this is allowed, you should be able to sell iTunes Music as well.

The main problem I see with this concept isn't that games will get sold, the problem is that they will be given away. Fox example if you had 1000 games, they could be shared between 10000 people, just swapping back af forth whenever needed. It is unlikely that everyone plays this game at the same time, you will create a mentality that allows thinking like "Oh I can buy it somewhere else anyway" and in the end the profits will drop drastically.

Comment Too many options! (Score 1) 196

Problem with modern user interfaces is that they usually have waay too many buttons/options!

Every user interface is actually two user interfaces, one in the mind, and one on the screen. Every image on the screen first goes trough the "filter" in your brain, and this filter is different for everyone. But if you make a large part of the user interface a part of the "filter" in your mind, you also gain a better understanding of what you're doing. Would you think it would be better if while programming you had a button for "for loop" "while loop" "new method", a button for everything? Learning programmling like that would be very annoying.

It's a bit like the "command line" vs "user interface" debate. You trade a slightly higher learning curve for a better understanding and usage later on. If you're gonna build a WYSIWYG interface with all the capabilities of the normal interface, it'll probably end up more complicated than the normal interface.

Look, I'm not saying abstractions are bad, they're very important, but you have to put those abstractions in the mind of the user, not on a screen as buttons.

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