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Justice Sotomayor Warns Against Tech-Enabled "Orwellian" World

ArchieBunker Re:Bodhi Linux has died (166 comments)

No, they were an init script holdout and systemd put a hit on them.

about two weeks ago
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Home Depot Confirms Breach of Its Payment Systems

ArchieBunker PCs are the problem (111 comments)

Remember when cash registers used to be glorified calculators? Now they are cheap PCs running poorly configured operating systems. You have tons of attack vectors open from USB ports to unneeded services. That and credit card companies are too fucking cheap to switch to chip and pin. The only reason the rest of world switched was because the companies were forced to. Not in the good old USA.

about two weeks ago
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Alibaba's US IPO Could Top $20 Billion

ArchieBunker Re:Alibaba Is Useless (97 comments)

Google used to let you block certain domains from searches but not anymore. I found an add on that hides results. I haven't seen Alibaba in a long time but that stupid ehow.com always turned up and was never once useful.

about two weeks ago
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New EU Rules Will Limit Vacuum Cleaners To 1600W

ArchieBunker Re:more rules.... (338 comments)

How often do people run their vacuums? Once or twice a week for 10 minutes? I'd hardly call that serious pollution.

about 1 month ago
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"MythBusters" Drops Kari Byron, Grant Imahara, Tory Belleci

ArchieBunker Shes not that great (364 comments)

Outside of the show shes pretty average. She only looks good in relation to the rest of the crew.

about 1 month ago
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Tesla Removes Mileage Limits On Drive Unit Warranty Program

ArchieBunker Re:Are there any reasons... (174 comments)

Well there is quite a bit more equipment between the battery and electric motor. Not quite like the old days of controlling the speed with a rheostat. That said for $15K you could buy a brand new car or a pretty nice used one.

about a month ago
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Hack an Oscilloscope, Get a DMCA Take-Down Notice From Tektronix

ArchieBunker Analog (273 comments)

Nobody ever does work with analog circuits...

about a month and a half ago
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Least Secure Cars Revealed At Black Hat

ArchieBunker They are (140 comments)

The brakes are controllable on cars with collision avoidance.

about a month and a half ago
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Least Secure Cars Revealed At Black Hat

ArchieBunker Too much bullshit (140 comments)

I bought a 99 Volvo S80 and it has the fancy auto dimming rear view mirror. The car was used so of course expensive mirror no longer dims. You can't even swap out a junked mirror because of the address bullshit. You have to keep the circuitry from your mirror and swap only the mirror itself. Otherwise you need the dealer software to reprogram the main computer.

about a month and a half ago
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Mozilla Dumps Info of 76,000 Developers To Public Web Server

ArchieBunker Backlash (80 comments)

Probably backlash from the 80% disapproval rate for that shitty new interface they dreamed up. I'm using Palemoon now.

about a month and a half ago
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HP Gives OpenVMS New Life and Path To X86 Port

ArchieBunker The old timers were right (136 comments)

OpenVMS will outlive us all. I really can't believe there are that many OpenVMS boxes in the wild. Can anyone list some applications still being run by OpenVMS?

about 2 months ago
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Ask Slashdot: What Would You Do With Half a Rack of Server Space?

ArchieBunker Good luck (208 comments)

With the numbers that ASICs are doing these days can you even get one coin using CPUs alone?

about 2 months ago
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Cable Companies: We're Afraid Netflix Will Demand Payment From ISPs

ArchieBunker Fuck ESPN (200 comments)

ESPN is the most expensive cable channel. It accounts for the largest chunk of your bill. I have never watched ESPN and don't plan to. Why can't they go with a subscription model like HBO?

about 2 months ago
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Comcast Carrying 1Tbit/s of IPv6 Internet Traffic

ArchieBunker Re:Advantages? (146 comments)

Do you need to be on another IPv6 connection to access them?

about 2 months ago
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Comcast Carrying 1Tbit/s of IPv6 Internet Traffic

ArchieBunker Advantages? (146 comments)

So any advantages to running an IPv6 tunnel other than so say you use IPv6?

about 2 months ago
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Black Hat Presentation On Tor Cancelled, Developers Working on Bug Fix

ArchieBunker OpenSSL (52 comments)

How many people trusted the OpenSSL source code? How many people actually read it?

about 2 months ago
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Exhibit On Real Johnny Appleseed To Hit the Road

ArchieBunker News for Nerds you say? (71 comments)

Oh yeah tons of nerdy tech stuff in this article.

about 2 months ago
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Chicago Red Light Cameras Issue Thousands of Bogus Tickets

ArchieBunker Reading comprehension (229 comments)

Under criminal law you have the right to face your accuser. Is the court supposed to bring in the red light camera for testimony? Sure you can request a hearing on the ticket but I meant no cops have to show up. You guys are thick.

about 2 months ago
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Dealing With 'Advertising Pollution'

ArchieBunker You need (418 comments)

Youtube Center. I run that with Adblock and it automatically makes videos play in the larger window and always sets the volume to 10%. That is just a few things you can fix. The addon has tons of tweaks.

about 2 months ago

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Richard Stallman happy that Steve Jobs is gone

ArchieBunker ArchieBunker writes  |  more than 2 years ago

ArchieBunker (132337) writes "Richard Stallman is an eccentric, odd person who just went sour. In one fell, misguided swoop, he has compared the late Steve Jobs—an admittedly imperfect man, like us all—to corrupt mayors and other "evils" visited upon society:"
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