tommckay
Tom McKay
tommckay
"... An upperclassman who had been researching terrorist groups online." - Washington Post
Sep 28
4

Glancing through his wiki (by no means a comprehensive search), I cannot for the life of me find any mention of a traumatic event that led to him being diagnosed with PTSD.
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Sep 25
26

Is he going to fly it for several hours at a time, with someone intentionally triggering a MCAS failure at random times? Read more

Sep 25
1

That I couldnt tell you.  Shes caught them before and told them they were barking up the wrong tree.  She gets less than she used to but she also pays zero attention to them anymore.  Scoops up and into the trash.

Sep 25
1

I doubt it’d be any Latter-day Saints/Mormons sending any circulars like that. But “Harvest Utah” operations, wherein various evangelical born-again groups go through to try to convert Mormons, would pull things like that. Read more

Sep 25
3

My Aunt and Uncle retired to St. George, Utah many years ago to play golf until they no longer can.  They are respectful but not Mormon.  They have a few people over for cocktails on their patio on random evenings and they are not loud people.  Even to this very day, she will wake up to a STACK of mail on her doorstep Read more

Sep 25
3

We get them here from the Jehovahs and the guy sending them actually signs his name to them with the local Kingdom Hall’s address as the return address. The one thing I’ve noticed is he seems to send them to every one right after they join next door. If you’re dumb enough (like my wife was) to actually announce your Read more

Sep 25
3

Where I live, it’s the Jehova’s withness but those come and knock at your door to talk about all kinds of shits. You can often argue with those guys for up to 30 min if you are patient enough. It’s like that deep down, they know they are spewing bullshit.

Sep 21
7

This is the wasteland that gamers keep demanding.

The complaint I hear from gamers most often is that Microsoft needs more exclusives.

Exclusives are the most anti consumer practice in the gaming world. They’re a million times worse than loot boxes or hats or DLC.

Gamers: “Oh my god the new Overwatch sells skins for Read more

Sep 18
5

The BK app uses geofencing, if you go near a McDonalds you can get deals. This means that it has turned on GPS tracking in your phone. It knows where you are. It also collects even more data about you than TikTok does. Burger King is ultimately majority owned by 3G Capital of Brazil, a foreign firm. Read more

Sep 18
3

While I do absolutely think the US needs laws similar to the EU’s GDPR (which requires that local data remain local, among other protections), I don’t see how this order is actually legal or constitutional in any way, shape, or form. Even if the company absolutely is shipping American data to the CCP (and it is), you Read more

Sep 17
2

Honestly, fuck Oracle.

Sep 16
2

What’s less clear is whether Zhenhua’s data is particularly useful for nefarious purposes.” Read more

Sep 16
3

And if true this proves, this proves the point that no govt needs apps to get people’s information. It’s just sitting out there waiting to be scraped. 

Sep 15
9

I’m starting a webservice. FakeYerStuf! Give me your Facebook, Twitter, Google, and Tinder logins and I will generate all kinds of fake data about you, for a nominal fee, of course. Security by obscurity! Plausible deniability! With so much garbage data out there about you it won’t MATTER that your personal info gets Read more

Sep 15
5

For the same amount of servers, the heat generated is the same, whether you locate them on land or underwater. But there are many other factors we don’t know about. For example, does it take more or less energy to cool the servers when they’re in this thing underwater?

Sep 11
2

I agree with Beep! below, what’s the proper filling(s) to get the correct piroshki expirence. 

Sep 11
3

Columbus didn’t discover the New World. Native Americans were already living there, then Polynesians, then the Chinese got there, then Vikings, then Columbus landed a few hundred miles off the coast of it, then Amerigo Vespucci got there and literally named The New World. Read more