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Guggenheim To Showcase YouTube Videos

Ajaxamander Re:Why Youtube? (66 comments)

Gearing up to renamed it the "Googleheim" I guess.

more than 4 years ago
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Why Are Video Game Movies So Awful?

Ajaxamander Re:the mushroom stamp effect (385 comments)

As a mac-user and a game enthusiast, I find the "+2 Funny" mod it currently sports most excellent.

more than 4 years ago
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Obama Will Nominate Elena Kagan To the Supreme Court

Ajaxamander Re:Holy Biased Article, Batman! (413 comments)

If you read the bio you link to, it says he used to post as "Mr Pink Eyes" — so this guy has submitted a link to his own blog. Take with salt as necessary.

more than 4 years ago
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Obama Calls Today's Ubiquitous Gadgets and Information "a Distraction"

Ajaxamander Re:it wasn't a distraction last year (545 comments)

Actually, he spoke at the University of Michigan's graduation also, where he advised Beck & Limbaugh fans to read a Huffpost article or two, and Liberals to watch Fox News. He also advocated against name-calling like Fascist, Socialist and Teabagger, because once you've given someone a derogatory label, it's impossible to come to a compromise with them.

more than 4 years ago
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"Wet" Asteroids Could Supply Space Gas Stations

Ajaxamander Re:Mining Asteroids like Eve Online (163 comments)

Exxon Valdez was a tanker... run by the Exxon corporation. You probably meant Exxon and BP, but I won't presume.

more than 4 years ago
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Mayan Plumbing Found In Ancient City

Ajaxamander Re:No big surprise,,, (220 comments)

Blue Man Group starts a segment of their show with a hilarious video on the topic:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9hTosCUTmck

more than 4 years ago
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Texas Tells Cape Wind "You're Not First Yet"

Ajaxamander Re:Smart move (374 comments)

I think the term you're looking for is "Limousine Liberal." It's a pretty handy descriptor.

more than 4 years ago
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Samsung To Ship Chip Package With Phase-Change Memory

Ajaxamander Re:Electrical load limit? (57 comments)

Right, that's why we call it "blackslash" :)

/ and \ : Slash and Backslash, respectively, respectfully.

more than 4 years ago
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Adding Some Spice To *nix Shell Scripts

Ajaxamander Re:None, I have given up bash scripting (411 comments)

From my understanding, the reason it's called "My Computer" in Windows is to force (lazy) programmers to handle spaces in file paths. But that could just be a rumor.

more than 4 years ago
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Network Solutions Sites Hacked Again

Ajaxamander Re:A -SOLUTION- exists to web page/site hacking... (68 comments)

I guess you don't like being able to upload images/files to a web application.

This (or another in a litany of ) WP vulnerability usually involves uploading a php script which exposes a bunch of extra server-side functionality (download any file, list users, access MySQL dbs...) through WP's file upload manager, which WP seems slow to fix on occasion.

That said, there's no reason a developer couldn't do the useful part of your suggestion —run a checksum of their application files when the upload to the server, then use that to identify anything that's been monkeyed with. I might start doing that, actually.

But there's no way I'm spending a dime with YourHostingCompany(TM), which requires I make simple code changes via VPN. Will you give me SSH access, even?

more than 4 years ago
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The Sopranos Meet H-1B In New Jersey

Ajaxamander Re:Abuse of Restaurant Workers (324 comments)

"Dirty Pretty Things" is the film you're referencing starring the lead actress from Amelie, if I'm remembering correctly.

more than 4 years ago
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Microbial Life Found In Trinidadian Hydrocarbon Lake

Ajaxamander Re:Born On Board (141 comments)

Out of mod points, or you'd get +1 Awesome.

more than 4 years ago
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New Litigation Targets 20,000 BitTorrent-Using Downloaders

Ajaxamander Re:Good thing (949 comments)

You must not have watched it, then.

more than 4 years ago
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Are Consoles Holding Back PC Gaming?

Ajaxamander Re:Short Answer: Yes! (518 comments)

That's Halo's Marathon DNA showing through. The .44 in multiplayer Marathon was devastating. Especially two-fisted.

more than 4 years ago
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Lines of computer code written in my life:

Ajaxamander Re:More than a million? (395 comments)

So too are (should be) his clients.

more than 4 years ago
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Should You Be Paid For Being On Call?

Ajaxamander Re:Well, then... (735 comments)

Yes, please. Go on reading from the Declaration of Independence in a conversation about the Constitution.

about 5 years ago

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Twitter updates Terms of Service

Ajaxamander Ajaxamander writes  |  more than 5 years ago

Ajaxamander writes "Twitter just sent out an email notice that they are updating their TOS. First step toward yesterday's announced goal of money-making features.

The revisions more appropriately reflect the nature of Twitter and convey key issues such as ownership. For example, your tweets belong to you, not to Twitter. With these revisions, we expect some discussion so here are a few highlights from the updated page.
Advertising – In the Terms, we leave the door open for advertising. We'd like to keep our options open as we've said before...

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