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Comment Big Thumbs Down (Score 2) 47

The new 'thumbs up/thumbs down' rating system was the nail in the coffin for me. I've spent a lot of time rating movies and shows, and was subsequently rewarded with recommendations that were spot on. Now those recommendations are garbage that I'd never watch. Screw you, Netflix. Screw you hard.

Comment Better idea (Score 4, Interesting) 115

I've got a better idea. Rather than warning strips, they should install cameras to take pictures of the idiots that are too addicted to their phones to obey traffic signals. Then they should post those pictures on the internet so we can publicly shame them. After all, most phone addicts only care about one thing more than their phone, and that's how others feel about their online persona.

Comment Artificial intelligience and smart home market (Score 5, Funny) 77

Me: Essential, unlock the front door and let me in.

Essential smart home: I'm sorry, I can't do that.

Me: Why not? It's freezing out here!

Essential smart home: My sensors detect you've gained some after-Christmas weight. I'm not letting you inside until you go for a nice long walk. No need to thank me for improving your life...that's what I'm here for.

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