commented on Irrational Games, Makers of Bioshock, Shutting Down
I really liked the first one, thought the second one was ok, and played the third one for maybe ten minutes. Very boring. That series needs to go away 5 or 10 years and then come back with something fresh.
Dec 27, 2013
commented on Hey, Charles: Remember Back When Drunk Driving Deaths Were Deemed "Accidents"...?
"There isn't the faintest shred of evidence to suggest that gun violence or accidents decrease where they're heavily (and illegally) regulated, as they are in Chicago or DC. So passing such laws is both illegal and as importantly ineffective."
There is extensive evidence that restrictions on guns reduce gun deaths, and the current and largely conservative supreme court has ruled repeatedly that many sorts of gun restrictions are legal. Of course, the very far right prefers to live in fantasy land and proclaim any law that goes against their belief system is illegal/unconstitutional.
Oct 29, 2013
commented on Press Release of the Day
Really liked the book back when I read it in middle school (so 1990 or so) but it's really disappointing that the author turned out to be such a bigot.
Am still gonna see the movie, maybe he'll only end up with a penny or two from me...
Sep 13, 2013
commented on A Real Smartphone for Our Post-Growth Future
Charles this does work with desktops, at least a lot of them. You have much more space to work with and things aren't as integrated.
Wish this were possible with phones but things have to be so small and so precisely engineered just don't see how it could happen.