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qu1j0t3XFaCE: 29 00:40
TechrightsSocial@qu1j0t3: Let's #StopHarper's evil deal with #China that skips Canadian democracy,& has devastating consequences for the planet. 29 00:40
TechrightsSocial-> Title: Avaaz - Pledge to defeat the planet-killing trade deal .::. Size~: 69.2 KBNov 29 00:40
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schestowitzqu1j0t3: thanksNov 29 01:33
schestowitzgood URLsNov 29 01:33
schestowitzI use the majority of themNov 29 01:33
qu1j0t3:)Nov 29 01:33
schestowitzI returned to denting.tweeting/more about 150 times a dayNov 29 01:33
schestowitzwife is supportive, and she's reading lots of what I readNov 29 01:34
schestowitzToday she learned all about the 'rape' charges against AssangeNov 29 01:34
schestowitzBTWNov 29 01:34
schestowitzNotice this:Nov 29 01:34
schestowitz 29 01:34 Suicide fears for WikiLeaks' #Manning "confinement in the Quantico brig amounted to illegal punishment."Nov 29 01:34
TechrightsSocial-> Title: Suicide fears for WikiLeaks' Manning | Irish Examiner .::. Size~: 36.11 KBNov 29 01:34
schestowitz 29 01:34 #Assange "has a chronic lung condition that could worsen at any time" 29 01:34
TechrightsSocial-> Title: WikiLeaks' Assange has lung trouble — Ecuador envoy | News | GMA News Online | The Go-To Site for Filipinos Everywhere .::. Size~: 23.03 KBNov 29 01:34
schestowitz 29 01:34 Yasser #Arafat to be exhumed: Poison suspicion to be pursued 29 01:34
TechrightsSocial-> Title: Yasser Arafat to be exhumed: Poison suspicion to be pursued - CBS News .::. Size~: 56.11 KBNov 29 01:34
schestowitz 29 01:34 British authorities asserted that "we are 100% sure who administered the poison, where and how" 29 01:34
TechrightsSocial-> Title: Poisoning of Alexander Litvinenko - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia .::. Size~: 260.92 KBNov 29 01:34
schestowitz4 recent consecutive tweets, tooNov 29 01:35
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schestowitzlolNov 29 14:04
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TechrightsSocialTitle: U.S. had plans to nuke the moon – CNN Security Clearance - Blogs .::. Size~: 163.73 KBNov 29 15:14
XFaCE<qu1j0t3> XFaCE: {11/28/12 [07:40:52 PM]}Nov 29 16:07
TechrightsSocial@qu1j0t3: Let's #StopHarper's evil deal with #China that skips Canadian democracy,& has devastating consequences for the planet. 29 16:07
XFaCEvery yesNov 29 16:07
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qu1j0t3 schestowitz Nov 29 19:33
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schestowitz 29 20:55
schestowitzOn the surface, when ones see those three with the slogan, it looks right. But those who know what the cult those three belongs to actually believe in (apocalyptic, delusional, hypocritical) it's unfortunate that they get the attention there.Nov 29 20:56
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TechrightsSocialTitle: Main Page - Techrights .::. Size~: 39.11 KBNov 29 20:57
schestowitzqu1j0t3: XFaCE 29 21:08
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XFaCEschestowitz: sadly lolNov 29 21:09
XFaCEschestowitz: and 100% true, but I don't really need to say that :PNov 29 21:10
XFaCEschestowitz: could also add spending billions on tough-on-crime legislation to uh...accelerate?...the falling crime rateNov 29 21:11
schestowitz 29 21:18
TechrightsSocial@Carlo Piana (carlopiana)'s status on Thursday, 29-Nov-12 21:08:00 UTC - MuBlog: @schestowitz precisely what I keep saying. Reasonable means weak if you face ultraextremism.Nov 29 21:18
schestowitz 29 23:52 Is #Linux better than #Vista8 for gaming? #gnuNov 29 23:52
TechrightsSocial-> Title: » Linuxaria – Everything about GNU/Linux and Open source Is Linux better than Windows 8 for gaming? .::. Size~: 80.82 KBNov 29 23:52
schestowitz"Developers who ship Linux games already now proved otherwise, having profit and advancing a new market at the same time. Practice disproves speculative theories of those who don't make Linux games because they are afraid of the new market."Nov 29 23:52
schestowitz"Nov 29 23:53
schestowitzShmerl, take a look at the top 100 games of the past 10 years and tell me a single one of them that was released on Linux during it's time of production.<br> In this way, I'd say gaming on Linux platforms hasn't proved to do much other than exist.Nov 29 23:53
schestowitz(Modern Warfare/Black Ops, Halo 4, SkyRim, Tony Hawk Pro Skater, Grand Theft Auto, and on and on......not a single one of them was released on Linux.)Nov 29 23:53
schestowitz"Nov 29 23:53
schestowitz"I'm talking about new market, not about "top games". Those who idly sit on what they are used to miss new opportunities. Those who advance the new market - benefit from its growth. Linux gaming now is growing, and those who realize it now, and not in 10 years from now - are benefiting already now."Nov 29 23:53
schestowitz"Like any new market, it's young and attracts pioneering developers, rather than slow and bureaucratically burdened companies."Nov 29 23:53
schestowitz"Nov 29 23:54
schestowitzIt's a fact the Linux gaming market is growing, but none the less it still remains a marginalized market.Nov 29 23:54
schestowitzIt's possible the area may become a serious area of gaming in the future, but again, in order for such to occur, the standard business models of gaming are going to have to radically change. (which I doubt will happen any time soon)Nov 29 23:54
schestowitzThe music (audio) area is growing as well, but again, none the less it is still a marginal market (as it regards size).Nov 29 23:54
schestowitzOn the music end, I think there's a better chance of major business model shifts taking hold. In fact in many ways I'd argue those shifts have already began. The gaming industry, for better or for worse, is not making similar strides however (at least on the software end).Nov 29 23:54
schestowitzThough I'll note, gaming has taken some interesting steps as it regards OS practices on the hardware end, and it will be interesting to see where that goes.Nov 29 23:54
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schestowitzne is forced to follow "standard" models. See what CDPR developers have to say about it:Nov 29 23:54
schestowitz 29 23:54
TechrightsSocialTitle: TEDxKrakow-Marcin Iwiński and Michał Kiciński-Think Different - it's still extremely up to date - YouTube .::. Size~: 127.48 KBNov 29 23:54
schestowitz"Nov 29 23:54
schestowitz"Nov 29 23:55
schestowitzThe prevailing business market system can in fact silently "force" a hand. For example, I'd love to ditch out on my "regular" IT affairs in favor of devoting that time to assisting with the i2p project or music software development. Nov 29 23:55
schestowitzUnfortunately, the later efforts don't put food on the table. Nor do they generate monetary revenue for me to feed back into the project. As such, the prevailing business models of IT force a situation where I'm more concentrated on IT efforts other than where my primary interest/passion are.Nov 29 23:55
schestowitzTo echo back to the Rockstar and the Red Dead Redemption example, you might say "$100 million buys you a good amount of peoples time". Given current economic realities, It's significantly harder to obtain such time and dedication from people without money backing it, which in and of itself begins to echo back to what I was saying regarding a need for a change in standard business models in the area (a reasonable rate of Nov 29 23:55
schestowitzreturn is going to have to come back to a party/parties in some form or other).Nov 29 23:55
schestowitz"Nov 29 23:55
schestowitz"Surely not every activity will bring profit. We were talking about the gaming market and Linux in particular. It can and does bring profit."Nov 29 23:55
schestowitz"The point of CDPR/GOG was: * Dare to be different and don't follow assumptions of the herd. I.e. if there is potential in something, even if it's very new and unique - one can still win on going that route. * Make quality products (otherwise you'll for sure fail). * Respect your users (i.e. don't use DRM and other such junk)."Nov 29 23:55
schestowitz"I'm still waiting though for them to start selling Linux games and applying their black sheep approach to their own distribution channel."Nov 29 23:55
schestowitz"Nov 29 23:56
schestowitzI get their point, agree with it even, unfortunately such ideas don't always fit in with today's economy.Nov 29 23:56
schestowitzThe fact is, the ruling economic mechanisms of today say "generate profit". Generating progress and innovation is completely secondary to the generation of profit. One might say the world economy suffers globally from a case of misdirected primary business goal.Nov 29 23:56
schestowitzToday's "Capitalism" is a far cry from the "Free Market" outlined by Adam Smith in "Of Morals..." and "Wealth of Nations...." . Not only does it not always create better product through competition, it FREQUENTLY ends up inhibiting the creation of better products.....oddly enough, this inhibition often is brought about due to market competition in collusion with what can maximize profit. (the Dupont and Tesla court case is a Nov 29 23:56
schestowitzgreat example of how this can work out)Nov 29 23:56
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