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Comment Re:Death To All Jews (Score 1, Insightful) 920

If you paid them to say it in the first place, then yes. Pretty bad. Read the story more closely.

Don't read the story, it's obviously fake news designed to generate fake outrage to drive up profits and harm competition. How about watching the actual video in context and activate a few critical thinking brain cells. This whole thing is a non-story.

I didn't know who pewdiepie was until this MSM fake news curb job but I went to his channel and played his videos in context and found nothing wrong with what he did. I don't particularly like the guy, annoying a hell but I will stand up for him against this new reality. MSM today is generating fake outrage for profit at any cost.
The quicker we tune them out the better.

 

Comment Re:Since they determined autopilot wasn't to blame (Score 1) 187

That would be a wonderful world to live in for sure. But the world you describe probably demanded a sacrifice in the pursuit of knowledge and perfection like we on planet Earth are attempting now.

Until some alien from a perfect world gives us a flash drive with all of the necessary knowledge we will have to figure it out ourselves. There is not other way around this. People are going to die. Even if we shedded ourselves of all technology, people are still going to die. It's been happening since the dawn of mankind.

There's an interesting documentary series on netflix right now the shows how this progress works in the aviation industry. It's called Air Disasters.

Comment Re:Options (Score 5, Interesting) 503

I think it goes further in that Microsoft is most likely intentionally sabotaging Windows 7. It seems that almost every Windows 7 computer I encounter has svchost.exe fully consuming a CPU core and consuming massive amounts of memory for no reason other than a failed update. This slows down the computer, consumes more energy, and makes it less secure because Windows Update is stuck in a perpetual loop. It isn't just one particular update causing the problem either, but several making correcting the issue tedious and often making the only solution to completely disable Windows Update.

Check for yourself, open task manager as an administrator on any Windows 7 computer and more often than not you will see svchost.exe consuming a full CPU core and 1GB+ memory. Disable the Windows Update service and BITS and the problem goes away.

I'm not at all surprised, updates to XP tended to cause problems when Vista came out. Micosoft's greatest competitor tends to be themselves.

Comment Cheaper devices and stupid movie studios ruined it (Score 1) 435

If you bought a nice 55" or larger 3D TV with decent glasses then it was actually really good and worth it for some movies.
The problem was there were too many smaller TVs with inferior glasses that made the experience not so great. Which do you think the majority of consumers purchased? Combine this with way too many movies that were filmed in 2D then re-rendered in fake 3D.

Comment Re:Charge Apple with contributory neglegence? Morr (Score 1) 152

Being charged with something and being convicted are two completely separate things.
Law enforcement almost always charges kids with the maximum knowing full well that when it gets to court it will be plea bargained to a misdemeanor.

In all likelihood this kid's parents will be required to pay damages ~$3000ish and the kid will get 120 hours of community service and a year or two probation.

Comment Re:Indeed (Score 1) 331

What designer originally came up with the idea that light grey, 8 point text in a thin font on bright white background was the height of sophistication? And how did this idea spread???

Probably the same idiot that changed the color scheme on recent versions of Waze. Night mode in Waze is absolute shit now. Completely unusable without at least 3x more visual effort and/or putting the screen directly in front of you. (yeah, great idea while driving) Just like the new shitty websites Waze has a brighter gray background with thinner roads of a slightly brighter shade. I'd like to punch that guy!

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