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Watch the FCC Vote On Net Neutrality Live At 10:30am Eastern

Aelanna Re:It's official - it passed (90 comments)

I think I missed the actual vote, can anyone confirm?

about 4 months ago
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Google Fiber Launches In Provo — and Here's What It Feels Like

Aelanna Re:ISPs and Net Neutrality (338 comments)

At least in the case of Provo, Google Fiber is the ISP. All of the former iProvo customers on Veracity have been given notice to transfer their service by signing up for new Google Fiber accounts (which can be regular Google accounts) before Veracity dumps them completely.

about 8 months ago
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Google Fiber Launches In Provo — and Here's What It Feels Like

Aelanna Re:But... (338 comments)

That's not entirely true, they amended their agreement to allow servers so long as they're not for commercial use. They also mentioned that they have commercial/business offerings in the pipeline that would bring back services such as static IPs, one of the few things that I will miss from Veracity.

about 8 months ago
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The Most WTF-y Programming Languages

Aelanna Re:The Dumbing Down Continues (254 comments)

I'm so sick of the idiots coming out of college now that only know Java, the way they look at you in horror when you say, "No, there is not a library for that. You have to write it yourself."

I can agree with the sentiment that someone who only knows how to put libraries together wouldn't be a particularly good developer (and by extension, a particularly good employee), but discounting someone who prefers using a pre-existing library instead of baking their own solution seems a bit of an overreaction. Software development is like any other aspect of collaboration: you won't get very far by reinventing the wheel every time, so what's wrong with building on the work of others in order to accomplish a goal?

about a year ago
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The Most WTF-y Programming Languages

Aelanna Re:One for one (254 comments)

...and all of the API methods being in a single, global namespace...

about a year ago
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Wanted: Special-Ops Battle Suit With Cooling, Computers, Radios, and Sensors

Aelanna Re:User death imminent. (176 comments)

Maximum Armor.

1 year,11 days
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USPTO Publishes Suggestions For Intellectual Property Enforcement

Aelanna And here I was, reading... (57 comments)

Here I was, thinking that this might actually be an interesting insight into how each of these sides think, and then:

The MPAA is a not-for-profit trade association founded in 1922 to [...]

Suddenly, I realized that there actually was nothing of interest here at all.

1 year,19 days
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Diablo 3 Expansion Announced: Reaper of Souls

Aelanna Huh... (137 comments)

I would have expected an announcement like this to be at Blizzcon, but I guess they already have Legacy of the Void and World of Warcraft XPAC5 on the docket.

1 year,27 days
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Tar Pitch Drop Captured On Camera

Aelanna Re:Not too bad to watch (142 comments)

I actually find the pitcher-batter mind games, statistics, and pitch mechanics and aerodynamic physics of baseball to be far more interesting than any other mainstream sport. Your mileage may very, I suppose.

about a year ago
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Smart Knife Sniffs Out Cancer Cells

Aelanna iKnife? (28 comments)

"Siri, cut out this tumor, please." "Alright, let me remove that heart for you."

about a year ago

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