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Blade Runner 2 Script Done, Harrison Ford Says "the Best Ever"

0xdeaddead He hated blade runner (294 comments)

So if he likes this one, it'll suck.

It's too bad she won't live, but then again who does?

Do we really need a stupid sequel to this?

3 days ago
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Sony Hacks Continue: PlayStation Hit By Lizard Squad Attack

0xdeaddead Re:Sony needs to invest in their IT (170 comments)

The first major hack to SONY came two weeks after they laid off their security people. what a coincidence. And this malware was targeted... It doesn't take much to see that it's been a long running inside job from people who were once SONY security people.

about a week ago
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DOOM 3DO Source Released On Github

0xdeaddead Re:IB4 Michael Hardy (323 comments)

all the domains in that thread are gone. does that guy even exist anymore?

about two weeks ago
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DOOM 3DO Source Released On Github

0xdeaddead ...I care (323 comments)

it's DOOM, why is this a 'bad thing'?

about two weeks ago
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DOOM 3DO Source Released On Github

0xdeaddead Wow great! It's awesome these old ports (323 comments)

come back out. It's interesting to compare the various ports of doom that have been released over the years.

Thanks for the hard work!

about two weeks ago
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BlackBerry Will Buy Your iPhone For $550

0xdeaddead Re:Money how? (120 comments)

So it's the 'trade in your iPod for a Zune strategy'... got it.

about three weeks ago
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Ask Slashdot: Getting Around Terrible Geolocation?

0xdeaddead Re:It it bugs you a lot you can bypass those... (100 comments)

If it makes you feel any better, I'm in Hong Kong, and all my stuff has American accounts so all that glorious DRM shit doesn't work. Yeah much to my amazement it doesn't work when you travel.

about a month ago
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Amazon Goes After Oracle (Again) With New Aurora Database

0xdeaddead It's the apps, stupid! (102 comments)

Nobody buys Oracle because they need a DB, and that sounds sexy. They buy Oracle because their application needs a database, and it either ONLY runs on Oracle, or is highly recommended to run on Oracle.

And then there is Oracle commerce which I see nobody mentioning. The backend of most businesses, which shockingly needs an Oracle database.

Got some random data you want to organize? have a budget? If so MSQL, otherwise MySQL. Have a real world app? Oracle.

about a month ago
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Microsoft Losing the School Markets To iPads and Chromebooks

0xdeaddead What do you think Windows 8.1 with Bing is for? (219 comments)

and all those ~$100 tablets. If Microsoft didn't lower the cost of Windows to zero those would all be Android tablets.

about a month ago
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Ask Slashdot: Where Do You Stand on Daylight Saving Time?

0xdeaddead In Hong Kong (613 comments)

we dont' do DST. It's so nice. Short time differences are the WORST to deal with. I'd rather deal with 12 hour time differences, then some 1-2 hour nonsense.

about a month and a half ago
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Rumor: Lenovo In Talks To Buy BlackBerry

0xdeaddead Re:Red mouse nub (73 comments)

heh it's already #13, and falling.

about 2 months ago
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To Really Cut Emissions, We Need Electric Buses, Not Just Electric Cars

0xdeaddead Re:Container ships (491 comments)

You forget the solution that is always 'sold' to people is that they need to buy something. If we gave a shit about the environment, the big ass ships would be nuclear, and people would instead fix their old cars as making new cars is far more damaging to the environment. But that doesn't sell, and the consumer needs something to buy in.

I'm always amazed how duped the 'smart' and general public is.

But they love buying new things, Bernays was a freaking genius.

about 3 months ago
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To Really Cut Emissions, We Need Electric Buses, Not Just Electric Cars

0xdeaddead what about the batteries (491 comments)

good news, we're never leaving Afghanistan. Enjoy your permanent war on terror for some stupid toxic batteries.

about 3 months ago
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3 Recent Flights Make Unscheduled Landings, After Disputes Over Knee Room

0xdeaddead I just flew AA from Hong Kong to USA (819 comments)

And couldn't freaking recline.

It was a 15 HOUR FLIGHT.

So yeah sucks ass, but forcing the plane to land because I'm pissed off (land where anyways?), that's just some grade A entitled bullshit.

Also I bet they were all 1-6 hour domestics.

amateurs.

about 3 months ago
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Islamic State "Laptop of Doom" Hints At Plots Including Bubonic Plague

0xdeaddead so just how affriad should I be (369 comments)

Im somewhere between 0 and 0.
really? hidden documents?

big whoop.

But I know a scared population is an easy to control one.

about 4 months ago
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A New Homegrown OS For China Could Arrive By October

0xdeaddead i'm thinking yet another linux distro (93 comments)

that'll be abandoned in 2-3 years.

Just what we need, more fragmentation. And zero innovation.

about 4 months ago
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Professor Steve Ballmer Will Teach At Two Universities This Year

0xdeaddead I'd love to be in his class (179 comments)

and know what not to do. If anything Steve is the textbook example on how an MBA brought zero growth to Microsoft, and destroyed not only two biggest cash cows in history, Windows & Office, but doomed the company to failure by de-incentiving through MBA theory of the week games like bands, to constantly backdooring H1B1'ing the workforce.

Gates made Microsoft, but Balmer destroyed it.

about 4 months ago

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0xdeaddead 0xdeaddead writes  |  more than 9 years ago

Super cool I just got it booting with qemu snapshot 2005-03-16_23 on windows xp.. its slow as hell.. but Im going to update the base & see how it is....

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0xdeaddead 0xdeaddead writes  |  more than 9 years ago

Hey, what is the deal with Openstep on virtual software?! Nextstep 3.3 run on Virtual pc with no issues, you need a serial mouse for it on vmware (and vmware costs 4x the price of vpc, so guess which one I bought),but Openstep crashes on both. Qemu gets further, but it doesnt detect the mouse....

Dammit so close! but Im stuck with 2gig partitions under Nextstep.

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