ryoder

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    Ukraine

    A couple days ago, I read a Twitter thread describing Ukraine military's "GIS Arta" targeting system. This article describes it pretty well: Uber-style tech helped wipe out almost entire Russian battalion
  2. For Musk to bail out of the deal is more complicated than just paying the $1B: CNBC: Elon Musk can’t just walk away from his Twitter deal by paying a $1 billion breakup fee
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    covid-19

    If you are over 50yo, you should be getting the 2nd booster by now, i.e. 4 shots in total.
  4. Another theory on the real purpose of Musk's actions: What if Elon Musk’s Twitter Grab Is All ‘a Big Fugazi’? CNBC contributor Dan Nathan joins the latest New Abnormal to explain why he thinks Musk has “used it as a big ruse, as an excuse to sell a lot of Tesla stock.”
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    Ukraine

    I'm just impressed that Internet Research Agency views dropzone.com important enough to assign us our own troll!
  6. ryoder

    Ukraine

    The Armata was designed over the course of five years, and features a number of innovative characteristics, including an unmanned turret. The crew of three is seated in an armoured capsule in the front of the hull,[41] which will also include a toilet for the crew. Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/T-14_Armata#Design At least the crew would have a chance of survival, as opposed to a 0% chance with currently deployed tanks.
  7. ryoder

    Ukraine

    Let's see: - Invades peaceful country next door for no reason. - Claims to be protecting the people there who share his country's language. - Rounds up civilians and forcibly ships them far away. Yes, perfect duplication of what the Nazis did, and then with a straight face, tries to claim the objective is to "de-Nazify" the area.
  8. Title of new Gizmodo article this morning: Elon Musk Says Deal to Buy Twitter Is Temporarily 'On Hold', Surprising No One LOL!
  9. He needs to build a believable story for his backout, so it doesn't look so much like a pump & dump.
  10. Hey! If that happens, maybe Twitter can actually post a profit this year!
  11. ryoder

    covid-19

    Best Korea admits to having an outbreak of Democratic Hoax: N.Korea reports first COVID-19 death after 350,000 sickened with fever
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    Ukraine

    I had no idea the "jack-in-the-box effect" was this spectacular:
  13. ryoder

    Ukraine

    A set of tweets from a Ukrainian engineer outlining how they predicted where the Russians would attempt to cross, and had lookouts waiting to call in the alert. The Russians chose the exact location they predicted: https://twitter.com/kms_d4k/status/1524506104192974849
  14. Back on March 27 Scott was confronted by John Roberts (of Fox News) about the plan, and this moment occurred: Link: https://twitter.com/atrupar/status/1508086607269830667
  15. Judge rules against Musk over his idiotic tweet about taking Tesla private: ‘No Reasonable Jury Could Find That Mr. Musk Did Not Act Recklessly’: Investors Notch Victory as Judge Knocks Tesla Co-Founder in Unsealed Ruling
  16. Great zinger from Borowitz: Musk Sells Twitter After It Fails to Make Him Interesting
  17. The purpose was to give disproportionate representation to the slave-owning states so they prevent slavery from being abolished. The fact that the slave-owning states were more rural was just coincidental.
  18. The right wing doesn't have any problem with the concept of Sharia Law; They are just jealous that it is based on the Quran instead of the Bible.
  19. Former Georgia cop fired after sexual indiscretions loses congressional primary in Virginia Looks like a stand-up guy to me:
  20. I think it was back in 1998 that I bought an electric mower, (cord not battery). I'm still using it. In all this time I've had to replace a circuit breaker in the handle (once), and the brushes in the motor (once). And typically sharpen the blade once/year.
  21. What if the SCOTUS decision didn't make much difference, because there was an end-run around it? Vox: The abortion provider that Republicans are struggling to stop
  22. I hope this quiets all you doubters who don't believe voter fraud is real! A South Philly GOP ward leader has been ousted over ‘ballot harvesting’ concerns
  23. Are you saying we should believe something that came out of Trump's mouth?