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by KeenEmpire
Thu Sep 05, 2013 16:43
Forum: Unofficial Keen Games
Topic: introduce myself and a permission request
Replies: 48
Views: 51454

Aw man, I wanna play the vorticon mothership defense
by KeenEmpire
Tue Sep 03, 2013 13:29
Forum: Unofficial Keen Games
Topic: introduce myself and a permission request
Replies: 48
Views: 51454

Video looks tantalizing!
by KeenEmpire
Sat Aug 31, 2013 7:43
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Ilsoap... that name kinda rings a bell... who are you again?
Replies: 20
Views: 11108

As far as I'm concerned, TMST's is canon.
by KeenEmpire
Sat Aug 24, 2013 2:54
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: These atrocities and more... (NSA bullspunk)
Replies: 76
Views: 43018

Levellass wrote:It has tainted their legacy.
That's assuming they care about such things. They probably made a boatload of money in the process, which is the more likely thing to care about.
by KeenEmpire
Fri Aug 23, 2013 7:57
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: These atrocities and more... (NSA bullspunk)
Replies: 76
Views: 43018

Was Iraq et al really a disaster for the administration? (Honest question.) It basically got them reelected. By the time they became really unpopular the administration was already on the way out.

Meanwhile, the military-industrial complex and oil industry made big bucks.
by KeenEmpire
Wed Aug 21, 2013 23:02
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: These atrocities and more... (NSA bullspunk)
Replies: 76
Views: 43018

Groklaw shuts down as a result of NSA chilling effects

Personally, I think she should have just mandated encrypted email. That would've helped to set an example for other users as well.
by KeenEmpire
Sat Aug 17, 2013 7:55
Forum: Unofficial Keen Games
Topic: Mortimer's arsenal
Replies: 15
Views: 9469

neutral stunner - temporarily immobilizes all neutrons in the target, to explosive results
by KeenEmpire
Sat Aug 17, 2013 7:52
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: These atrocities and more... (NSA bullspunk)
Replies: 76
Views: 43018

Somewhat back on topic: http://www.techdirt.com/articles/201308 ... vice.shtml

That's right, how dare he voluntarily discontinue providing a service.
by KeenEmpire
Thu Aug 15, 2013 4:33
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: These atrocities and more... (NSA bullspunk)
Replies: 76
Views: 43018

The whole financial collapse thingy wasn't actually about free markets etc.etc. One argument I've recently heard is that the financial collapse was because the market had become too liquid . Home ownership is normally associated with self-control and long-term thinking, but now it was suddenly easy...
by KeenEmpire
Wed Aug 14, 2013 19:57
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: These atrocities and more... (NSA bullspunk)
Replies: 76
Views: 43018

To be fair, in America the actual definitions of things are deliberately fuzzed. I mean what is 'facism'? It's a standard insult there but nobody seems to use the actual definition. Same thing with nazis\Hitler. America has a severe case of cognitive dissonance. Apparently Jesus favored the non-wel...
by KeenEmpire
Wed Aug 14, 2013 5:22
Forum: Other Keen Stuff
Topic: Emailing Id Software About My Mod; getting it released
Replies: 36
Views: 16058

A quick glance at the wikipedia article tells us yes: ZeniMax (some bigshot $1.2 bil company) acquired id software a while back. This was one of the reasons for my pessimism.
by KeenEmpire
Sun Aug 11, 2013 5:08
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Misc Programming
Replies: 6
Views: 3624

Misc Programming

There's enough program ming stuff from recently that I thought I would create a thread. Feel free to add any older references I may have missed. John Carmack on functional programming (Haskell, Scheme). Continues in part 5 . He's somewhat speaking in generalities, but we can't really expect anything...
by KeenEmpire
Sun Aug 11, 2013 1:45
Forum: The Theater
Topic: Time: The Movie (xkcd 1190)
Replies: 3
Views: 8737

Yeah, I gave up following it while they were still building. Looks like I missed a lot of excitement.