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New EU Rules Will Limit Vacuum Cleaners To 1600W

ArchieBunker Re:more rules.... (336 comments)

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

about a week ago
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"MythBusters" Drops Kari Byron, Grant Imahara, Tory Belleci

ArchieBunker Shes not that great (360 comments)

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

about a week 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 two weeks 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 three weeks 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 three weeks 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 three weeks 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 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 a month 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 a month 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 a month 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 a month 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 a month 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 a month 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 a month 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 a month 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 a month ago
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Chicago Red Light Cameras Issue Thousands of Bogus Tickets

ArchieBunker You're lying (229 comments)

These automatic tickets are CIVIL fines instead of criminal. No one has to show up. If you don't pay they just send you to a collection agency.

about a month and a half ago
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Microsoft's Missed Opportunities: Memo From 1997

ArchieBunker Dryer (161 comments)

Boy if those dryers only had some fancy kind of audible alert device...

about a month and a half ago
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AMD FirePro W9100 16GB Workstation GPU Put To the Test

ArchieBunker Re:what? (42 comments)

Exactly. Also double precision is a requirement for scientific modeling and calculations. Do you really want a 1 bit error on a simulation that took a month to process?

about a month and a half 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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