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The Site That Teaches You To Code Well Enough To Get a Job

Bander Re:How is that supposed to work? (131 comments)

When a web site can teach the hacker nature, then I'll start worrying.

about 3 months ago
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Ask Slashdot: What Are the Best Games To Have In Your Collection?

Bander Nethack (382 comments)

I don't understand how you kids can play Nethack on a phone.

This old nerd needs all the keys.

about 4 months ago
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Richard Stallman Answers Your Questions

Bander Re:Um... (394 comments)

Most liberals I know are against the war on drugs. It's really more of a conservative cause. Championed by Ronnie Reagan and his handler^U wife, supported by the for-profit prison industry (not run by liberals, I'm pretty sure), and so forth.

I'm not disputing your definition of political correctness, which I think is technically correct (the best kind of correct!). Just your example.

about 7 months ago
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Steve Ballmer Reorganizing Microsoft

Bander Re:start with kicking out Ballmer (387 comments)

Valid comparisons: PS 3 to Xbox 360; PS 2 to Xbox; BMW 3 Series to Mercedes C Class
Invalid comparisons: PS 2 to Xbox 360; BMW 3 Series to Porsche 911

about a year and a half ago
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Doctorow: the Coming War On General-Purpose Computing

Bander Choices... (439 comments)

The popular success of iOS and other closed systems doesn't mean there aren't choices out there. I have an easily-unlocked and rooted Android phone, and I love it. Would my wife appreciate the command-line access and Python scripting facilities? Probably not -- she didn't even want a feature phone -- even an iPhone would be overkill for her use cases.

HTC just announced that going forward, all their phones will have unlocked bootloaders. Not everything is going closed.

more than 2 years ago
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Analysis of Google Dart

Bander Re:What? (171 comments)

is the slug compiled or interpreted?

In the case of Java, it's both.

Java: All the restrictions of a compiled language, plus the inconveniences of an interpreted one!

Oracle is welcome to contact me, my services as a slogan-writer are available and quite reasonably priced (by Oracle standards).

more than 3 years ago
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Chinese Govt Spyware Puts Computers At Risk

Bander What are you calling a "flaw"? (110 comments)

I hardly consider the lack of Mac or Linux versions a "flaw". In fact, I consider that one of the few positive aspects of the software.

more than 5 years ago
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Mozilla Releases Firefox 3 Beta 4

Bander Re:Bookmark Sync? (356 comments)

I would mod you up... I signed up for the Foxmarks beta, waited for my e-mail, and now I'm happily using the beta. It does what it says on the tin. Thanks for the pointer!

more than 6 years ago

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