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Comment Re:Question (Score 1) 293

plateauing at a level where they can afford everything they want to consume

Are you f-ing kidding me?
In what alternate universe can the author live to write utter dreck like that?

Any hood will tell you they want to live in a mansion with a pool, servants, drive Ferraris, and get served caviar by scantily clad objects of desire with champagne on the side.

There is no plateau.

Comment Re: The Republicans want to make everyone work (Score 5, Interesting) 1124

That's bullshit. My family came into this country as refugees with almost nothing. We depended on social services while my parents were learning English. I earned my way into school, got a scholarship to go to college. I worked my ass off in college to have a high GPA, worked 20+ hours a week in a lab in addition. I earned my way into an MD PhD program and didn't have to pay for medical school... worked my way into residency and fellowship. In the meantime my parents are earning 5 figures.

United States is the most amazing country in the world, where opportunity is still pretty open. I am so thankful to be here.

For duck's sake, please don't turn it into the country I ran away from.

Comment Meanwhile (Score 2, Interesting) 392

Tesla's coverage of these incidents is a smear campaign.

GM, Ford and Chrysler experienced hundreds of vehicle accidents in the same time span.

In 2014, there were 32,675 deaths by vehicle incident. Not one of those is getting the same attention as these Tesla reports. Why?

Because the media is in the pockets of Big Auto. Every day in 2014, there were almost 90 deaths in all the other car manufacturers vehicles. I'm counting only two accidents in Tesla vehicles. That's actually quite good!

"Autopilot is an assist feature that requires you to keep your hands on the steering wheel at all times," Tesla said. Advocates of the technology are stuck between praising its capabilities and its potential while also warning that it's not a substitute for being awake, alert, and watching the road.

Comment Re:Bliz (Score 1) 250

I won't go too much further into this except to beg you to reconsider your argument. It's bad for video games overall because if what you argue is upheld, then all the gaming companies will code their games without any security at all. Why should they?

I mean, they can make more money later on suing, and keep a large portion of the community happy at one point or another, while generating all kinds of free press in the process.

Because the way Bliz does security these days is not anywhere near as strong as it should be.

To follow your analogy, it was as if Bliz had the front door wide open with a giant neon sign saying, "NO SECURITY, NO DOG, VALUABLE CHEDDAR INSIDE." And then they blame the mice for dashing in and dining out on it...

No I think there is a happy medium and Bliz simply isn't living up to the requirements of a gaming company.

They don't sue people who get caught duping items in wow. Why are they really suing this company? Something else is going on.

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