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Comment Wait... (Score 5, Insightful) 283

'conservative parts of America tolerate Silicon Valley "because people there just don't have that much sex'

What? Why would anyone care about how much sex is going in Silicon Valley, and why would 'conservative parts of America' have anything to say about that, and why would Silicon Valley be in any way special in this regard? The mind just boggles trying to conjure up the reasoning that must be behind an expression like that.

Comment This isn't the next step up from Go (Score 2) 191

Everybody keeps saying that, somehow, a computer being able to play poker is the next step up from Go. I think this 'easy' victory shows that it's not that, but that poker is really just quite a stupid game. Which _people_ try to play by 'reading faces', but that you _should_ play - as any gamble - by statistics.

Comment I made an Adroid app for this once... (Score 1) 229

It only leaves the public key on the phone, and the private key on your computer (which presumably is in a safe environment), and encrypts the files one-way. You can't even review them on the phone itself. Needless to say, nobody understood what the app was for... so I pulled it.

Comment Re:Censorship has never improved society (Score 1) 117

I don't get it. Are you blaming the radio, the machetes, or the people? Or are you perhaps saying that there are plenty of organizations out there that could kill a million people in two weeks time, but that don't, because they would be held accountable, even if eventually.

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