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Peoria Mayor Sends Police To Track Down Twitter Parodist

Anomalyst Re:What an Ass, a troll got em by the short hairs (107 comments)

So a "true" impersonation of a public official would be allowed? Does it require poorly applied makup, a badly tailored suit and accepting bribes from local busnessmen?

7 hours ago
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Peoria Mayor Sends Police To Track Down Twitter Parodist

Anomalyst Re:In Communist America (107 comments)

Sam Adams aint a particularly bad beer, certainly nor one deserving of a scathing article. Now if you want to bad mouth Pabst Blue Ribbon ...

7 hours ago
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Plant Breeders Release 'Open Source Seeds'

Anomalyst Re:Just (130 comments)

Is that a GM (gentoo modified) hard kernel?

yesterday
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IRS Misses XP Deadline, Pays Microsoft Millions For Patches

Anomalyst Re:Oh boy, a deluge of misrepresentation (322 comments)

Anybody with physical access to a machine, essentially has absolute power over it. and how many employees can resist thesdirens call of dancing bunnies and weatherbug?

about a week ago
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IRS Misses XP Deadline, Pays Microsoft Millions For Patches

Anomalyst Re:see where your taxes go (322 comments)

I dont think there is much R&D done at the infernal Revenue. Isolate the XP machines to a quarrantine VLAN and lock the switch port to the MAC address. Not that I think that an IT staff that dug this hole is competent to ameliorate the consequences. I doubt they can even SPELL Network Access Control let alone deploy it.

about a week ago
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IRS Misses XP Deadline, Pays Microsoft Millions For Patches

Anomalyst Cavity searches for the IRS (322 comments)

Seems only fair given how they treat the average citizen (i,e. non-politicians, non-moguls)

about a week ago
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The Connected Home's Battle of the Bulbs

Anomalyst Re:Noise, noise, noise! (176 comments)

adblock plus custom entry "http://slashdot.org/*.mp3*"

about two weeks ago
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The 3D Economy — What Happens When Everyone Prints Their Own Shoes?

Anomalyst Re:So far away (400 comments)

So THAT'S where the horrible smell is coming from, I shuda paid more attention to the cheeto crumbs in the tire treads.

about three weeks ago
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Facebook To Begin Deploying Btrfs

Anomalyst Re:hhvm (115 comments)

http://hhvm.com/ from TFSite "an open-source virtual machine designed for executing programs written in Hack and PHP. HHVM uses a just-in-time (JIT) compilation approach to achieve superior performance while maintaining the development flexibility that PHP provides."

about three weeks ago
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Face Masks Provide Chinese With False Hope Against Pollution

Anomalyst Re:Orange alert?! (156 comments)

> you can cave it into the air
Stalagmites are optional

about a month and a half ago
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Quebec Language Police Target Store Owner's Facebook Page

Anomalyst Re:Slashdot, vous êtes en violation (506 comments)

TS;DR (Too Stupid; Didnt Read) How would one say "Sit on it and rotate, hoser" in Quebec-ese?

about 2 months ago
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Lumia Phones Leaking Private Data To Microsoft

Anomalyst Re:List of WP8 security and privacy fails (110 comments)

Windows phone 8 is designed to violate your privacy at every turn while locking you into their curated app store.

How well is their cancer cure rated?
Can I still work on the C-123 I bought at a Military surplus auction and stay healthy?

about 2 months ago
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Blowing Up a Pointless Job Interview

Anomalyst Re:WTF #28 (692 comments)

Sorry no mod points, excellent John Ringo Paladin series quote.

about 3 months ago
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New Home Automation?

Anomalyst Re:conduit in anticipation (336 comments)

neighbors are almost always idiiots regardless of the number/agehealth of their offspring or their usage of FCC certified products.

about 3 months ago
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Canada Quietly Offering Sanctuary To Data From the US

Anomalyst Re:NSA has no borders (184 comments)

the "thought" is that Cisco was being forced to write compromised code...

far more likely they offered Pakastani pre-comprimised code as an "upgrade" option for 30% off their uneasonable retail price to all government agencies

about 3 months ago
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Canada Quietly Offering Sanctuary To Data From the US

Anomalyst Re:You Know They'll Roll Over! (184 comments)

Godspeed.

One has to wonder, would a meth-addicted God be better or worse than the incomptetent one currently holding sway?

about 3 months ago
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Real-Time Face Substitution in Javascript

Anomalyst Re:Poor tracking (63 comments)

Remaining in Mom's basement doesn't seem to an egregiously burdensome pre-requisite.

about 3 months ago

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Why does openvz require SELINUX to be disabled?

Anomalyst Anomalyst writes  |  about a year ago

Anomalyst (742352) writes "All the howto's document declare that openvz must have SELINUX disabled, but none of them explain why this is the case. The Audit2allow process seems to present a solution and I would feel a lot better if a virtual host tasked with running multiple guests pertaining to core functionality had SELINUX protecting it from rogue applications and users. Has anyone actually got openvz to run with SELINUX running?"
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Stereoscopic (3D) gaming recommendations

Anomalyst Anomalyst writes  |  more than 2 years ago

Anomalyst (742352) writes "What PC games would make the best use of astereoscopic SLI multi-card rig?
What model graphics card would would best make those games "pop"?
What stereoscopic display/glasses combination have you been happy with?"
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Community Support for Firefighters

Anomalyst Anomalyst writes  |  more than 2 years ago

Anomalyst (742352) writes "Scroll down the page to the FEMA post. A tale of volunteers and their selfless contributions to support firefighters battling the Tricounty fire in Montgomery, Grimes, and Waller County, Labor Day week, 2011 and FEMA's failure to react constructively to the communities efforts."
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Enterprise adoption iPAD vs Android

Anomalyst Anomalyst writes  |  more than 2 years ago

Anomalyst (742352) writes "95 percent of all activated tablets are iPads, followed by 3.1 percent for Android.
Pehaps this is because Google Android's lack of support for NTLM authentication (needed for mission-critical resources like Sharepoint sites and ISA proxy) has been missing in action for more than a year, despite plaintive pleadings from enterprise users google has been unacceptably unresponsive with status and rated the issue as "medium" priority. Latest posts report the issue being resolved by using firefox on ARM7 or better processors or Android v3.1 on ASUS eee tablets as documented in these postings http://code.google.com/p/android/issues/detail?id=4962"

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Googlle NTLM support missing for months

Anomalyst Anomalyst writes  |  more than 2 years ago

Anomalyst writes "It appears that Google Android suport for NTLM authentication (needed for Sharepoint sites and ISA proxy) has been missing in action for more than a year, despite plaintive pleadings from users google was unresponsive with status and rated the issue as "medium" priority. Latest posts report the issue being resolved by using firefox on ARM7 or better processors or Android v3.1 on ASUS eee tablets."
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Anti-Cancer Agent Stops Metastasis In Its Tracks

Anomalyst Anomalyst writes  |  more than 3 years ago

Anomalyst (742352) writes "Mice were implanted with cancer. The control group died as it metastasized The experimental group was treated with macroketone and survived a normal lifespan. While the cancer was not cured, metastasis was significantly (over 80%) inhibited. Even after metastasis had begun and additional cancers developed, macroketone inhibited subsequent metastasis. Original is in NATURE behind a paywall"
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Unreported: American Valor

Anomalyst Anomalyst writes  |  about 4 years ago

Anomalyst (742352) writes "Scroll up on the site to Mondays last submission. There does not seem to be an attribution, unfortunate as the recognition is well deserved. It poignantly recounts the story of a recent recipient of the Navy Cross and asks the question "Why wasn't this be reported on CNN, ABC, CBS, NBC? Instead we got 24-7 coverage of Tiger Woods infidelity consequences."
I am not a big fan of TWAT (The War Against Terror) as implemented by our fearless leaders, while the concept seems in line with American military philosophy to take on the bad guys, the implementation seems to be severely lacking. This man did his duty in an exemplary fashion, regardless of his opinion of the reason he was in his situation. As a former (enlisted) marine, this is an officer I would proudly salute.."

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prostitution slavery in the U.S.

Anomalyst Anomalyst writes  |  about 4 years ago

Anomalyst (742352) writes "An in depth article on prostitution slavery in the U.S. We all the smile when reading the /. meme about starting our own business with blackjack and hookers ... forget the blackjack. Enslavement of women into prostitution isn't something that happens "over there", its here on American soil and in such numbers that the police can barely scratch the surface. Even if a woman is lucky enough to engineer an escape, she is an illegal immigrant and there does not seem to be much victims assistance for the unpapered foreigner. A more compassionate solution should be made available."
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Most CF cards fail dma transfers

Anomalyst Anomalyst writes  |  more than 5 years ago

Anomalyst (742352) writes "In his quest to create an open source video camara Andrey Filippov of elphel.com has determined tha most Compact Flash devices, although indicating the are DMA capable to the system, do not perform Direct Memory Access transfers correctly, this means successful movement of data to/from the device takes much more slowly with DMA disabled.
http://linuxdevices.com/articles/AT5102023409.html"

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Secret Sign language undermines tinfoil hats

Anomalyst Anomalyst writes  |  more than 5 years ago

Anomalyst (742352) writes "Driven to desperation by the current administrations unconstitutional surveillance tactics and the threat of no appeal imprisonment in gitmo, high profile personages communicate through the media, hiding the content using four dimensional encryption techniques. Avoiding the conventional shielding techniques for mind control rays, these gestures should be investigated for their potential influence of the common viewer as the control commands could now enter through the visual system. What if a tinfoil hat actually amplifies the effect on the affected?
http://blogs.reuters.com/oddly-enough/2008/07/10/the-plot-thickens-george-clooney-lends-a-hand/"

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Designing Remote Access for OS testing

Anomalyst Anomalyst writes  |  about 6 years ago

Anomalyst (742352) writes "I have a couplke different, older machines that just wont take a vanilla install of any of the linux or BSD distributions. Digi has a nice remote KVM, http://www.digi.com/products/zeroclients/connectportdisplay.jsp With a network boot disk and a static lease assigned to the KVM and the host, would this be enough for Fedora/Ubuntu/BSD teams to troubleshoot what in the detection/assignment (probably ACPI quirks) is failing?"
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Anomalyst Anomalyst writes  |  more than 7 years ago

Anomalyst (742352) writes "Browsing the POVray.org site led me there. Fascinating images. The math as way beyond me, the introduction forewarns of describing the Lorenz attractor, space of lattices, modular dynamics and its periodic orbits. Equations are knot funny (pun, RTFA) but there for your edification anyway. Dunno if it's art, but I know what I like. http://www.ams.org/featurecolumn/archive/lorenz.ht ml
I was not successful in getting a Coral Cache, URL is reported as blacklisted, so that's the live site, be gentle."
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Anomalyst Anomalyst writes  |  more than 7 years ago

Anomalyst (742352) writes "Nothing in Google groups or MS KB regarding +Vista +VLAN
From: http://www.intel.com/support/network/sb/CS-023749. htm
"None of the Advanced Network Services, including Teaming and VLANs are supported under Windows Vista."
Even worse, conventional networking seems to be broken (ASUS P5NSLI both the Marvell on the MB and the Pro 1000 GT desktop NIC).
Using the Intel 8.1.50.0 (11/20/2006) drivers from WU, the NIC fails to get DHCP address on an untagged (vanilla, no 802.1Q VLAN on the switch port). Up to this point Intel has been very reliable in the VLAN and teaming (trunking) support on their adapters. We use VLANs pervasively in our our NOC administration and selectively at our customer sites.

Does this quote mean just Intel is not (currently) supporting it or is it truly a systemic loss of capability in Vista?
Does anyone have multiple VLANs on a NIC working?
If Intel can't seem to make it work what hope is there from other vendors?

Is this a short-term glitch or are we going to have even more vigilant with our customers whe Vista gets shoved down their throats when a new machine is purchased to replace a VLAN-ed host?"

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