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Comment Couple problems (Score 1) 175

1. Takes 12 years (estimated) to build the thing. By the time it's available for public use, its design is likely obsolete. The newer designs take precedence in investment and this system will die mid-construction.

2. It takes 30 years for RoI (return of investment). During that time (after 12 years of construction), we'd probably be hovering above ground with our own vehicles called HoverCraft using autopilot. We wouldn't give a damn about the loop.

Anything else I missed?

Comment What's the hype? (Score 1) 111

So correct me if I'm wrong... Linux 2.x has been around for so many years we forgot that it will ever get an update.

And then suddenly in the past 2-3 years, it continuously got updated on a very frequent schedule.... and it even got the founder asking people to do update.

Just wondering if something/someone other than Linus himself is motivating this.

Comment BUG? (Score 1) 387

Look... I ain't a 3 year-old... and so is 100% of the rest of professionals....

Resetting the default app associations is a deliberate thing, NOT A BUG. MS has done so many stupid things in the recent past, they haven't made up for much of it and is already doing more stupid things.

I want Apple and other companies to step into the game and take over the market share from MS so that they will realize "messing with their customer is asking for trouble".

Comment Replace systems entirely (Score 4, Interesting) 212

IBM and Apple are partnering to create an entire new system for hospital management.

It has an extremely protected back end and a very difficult to infect front-end: The iPad.

I challenge hospitals in this country to do the switch... at least get in with a POC/Beta program.

Comment Re:Restore from backup (Score 2) 212

Anything with some kind of operating instructions can be compromised and instructed to do things beyond its operations scope... so yes, a stupid printer can be used as a hacking tool.

Now my opinion about the hackers: They should go steal shit from somewhere else like the bank where there's lots of money. Disrupting a hospital can lead to patient deaths... and when these hackers get caught, they should ALL get death sentences regardless if there has been any patient fatalities.

Comment Barking up the wrong tree.... (Score 1) 187

My question may seem obvious, but at the same time I can be missing something here:

Aren't we supposed to first accuse mining companies for employing children and for providing poor working conditions? Or is it because DRC is an isolated world that those companies get to do whatever they want because they own many government agencies and they cannot be inquired?

Comment So much laughable (Score 1) 211

I'm confused... is it even legal to put people back in jail after they have been officially released of their term, for a crime they already served?

I don't give a damn if they were mistakenly released... if someone got out and have started their life over and now put back because the gov made a stupid mistake... who should pay for the inconvenience?

And why the hell did it take 3 years to fix such an error? In my knowledge, based on 15 years of professional experience, this type of software bug takes one person a few hours to fix. Plus the national coordination to apply the fix, it still takes 6 months max.

Comment LOL (Score 1) 347

Comey is simply a moron...

The agency has been stealing all along already... just keep doing it and shutup... instead, he's now coming out saying that we should just give it to him so that he doesn't have to steal....

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