Profile overview for Craxic.
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This user has mostly submitted to the following subverses (showing top 5):

2 submissions to MeanwhileOnReddit

2 submissions to videos

1 submissions to science

1 submissions to Transistor

This user has so far shared a total of 5 links, started a total of 1 discussions and submitted a total of 55 comments.

Voting habits

Submissions: This user has upvoted 440 and downvoted 8 submissions.

Comments: This user has upvoted 204 and downvoted 2 comments.

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5 highest rated submissions:

5 lowest rated submissions:

Walmart's Anti-Union Indoctrination, submitted: 5/20/2015 3:32:02 PM, 1 points (+1|-0)

Acid Interstate, submitted: 6/19/2015 4:39:02 AM, 1 points (+1|-0)

Psiga - Transistor Package Tools, submitted: 6/19/2015 7:52:20 AM, 1 points (+1|-0)

ELI5: What about $POPULAR_DRINK is so hard to replicate? The flavor of lemon-lime, grape, orange, etc. sodas seem pretty consistent. But off brand $POPULAR_DRINK is noticeably just not as good., submitted: 8/18/2015 12:40:09 PM, 7 points (+9|-2)

Pentaquarks, new subatomic particles, found at Large Hadron Collider, submitted: 7/15/2015 5:58:43 PM, 17 points (+17|-0)

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3 highest rated comments:

"If you did nothing wrong, you have nothing to hide" [Windows 10 rant] submitted by umilmi81 to technology

Craxic 1 points 13 points (+14|-1) ago

I disagree. Snowden isn't saying people care about free speech because they have something to say, he's saying that they care about free speech because they might have something to say in the future.

'Smurf Suite' as Discussed by Edward Snowden - Real or Not, Voaters? submitted by anonymous-coward to technology

Craxic 0 points 13 points (+13|-0) ago

Of course it's real. What worries me the most about phones is that apparently the communication chip that communicates with the cell tower (the "baseband") controls the phone. The CPU, Android and all of that is apparently a slave to it. Unfortunately I don't have a source for that. Regardless, what I do know is that the baseband chip has a closed source firmware. As a result, it definitely has backdoors (or at least exploitable code).

"If you did nothing wrong, you have nothing to hide" [Windows 10 rant] submitted by umilmi81 to technology

Craxic 0 points 12 points (+12|-0) ago

So what's your point? That Microsoft has to keep up with the privacy invasions that Apple and Google are doing in order to maintain profitability of their operating system? That sounds like the right reasoning to me. Doesn't change the fact that privacy is being forceably invaded at an operating system level if you choose to use Windows 10.

3 lowest rated comments:

Hillary Clinton said to have multiple sclerosis; a stroke risk submitted by Ex-Redditor to politics

Craxic 8 points -3 points (+5|-8) ago

Aside from questioning the authenticity of the source, that's really, truly awful. What a terrible disease, and I hope she gets better. Nobody deserves that.

'Smurf Suite' as Discussed by Edward Snowden - Real or Not, Voaters? submitted by anonymous-coward to technology

Craxic 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago

There is a way: just take a look at the device's baseband firmware. Assuming it isn't encrypted, you should be able to see the code that runs on the chip. Problem is, understanding that code requires enormous amounts of practice and skill: you're reading assembly. There are very few people capable of doing it. Even if you can do it, you're searching for what is essentially a needle in a huge haystack. And the needle looks like hay. Finding an exploit like this is extremely tough. Google will pay you something like 10k for finding one in Chrome, and you have the source code for Chrome. So if finding just one of these exploits in an open source project is worth 10k, and it happens fairly infrequently, you can imagine how hard it is to do the same with something where you don't have the source code. To top all of this off: how do we even know that the firmware we supply to the baseband is the only thing that runs on it?

Face it: if you have a phone, and professional hackers want in: they'll get in. So try not to use it for private stuff.

Fluoride Officially Classified As A Neurotoxin In Worlds Most Prestigious Medical Journal submitted by MarsellusWallace to Conspiracy

Craxic 1 points 0 points (+1|-1) ago

So, there is 11mg/L or above in fruit juice that I buy from the supermarket. As a result, I may be receiving far more fluoride than what you would expect if you only counted the water I drank. That's what you mean?

I didn't touch on any of that. What I provided was a very incomplete analysis of the article, that's all. Regardless, its quite clear that I dont believe that fluoride is a big health problem, and that you do. So (no disrespect) could you please point me to some sources for your claims so I can read up?