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Google To Rebrand Blogger & Picasa For Google+ Integration

BigGerman lack of good marketing (162 comments)

They should use something more evolutionary and more suitable for giant company, like: Google Plus Picasa Photo Service

more than 3 years ago
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Bin Laden's Sneakernet Email System

BigGerman yet he did not encrypt? (240 comments)

courier could have been pasting just PGP armoured blobs. Or maybe he did encrypt buy his password was "infidel".

more than 3 years ago
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VMware Causes Second Outage While Recovering From First

BigGerman Re:Slashdot summary non sensationalist (215 comments)

Stopping engineers from touching keyboards is important part of maintaining one's cloud infrastructure. From experience.

more than 3 years ago
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Ask Slashdot: Would You Take a Pay Cut To Telecommute?

BigGerman Re:I'd do it! (615 comments)

he meant "cost to the environment" to build, run and operate his Prius

more than 3 years ago
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Google Reaffirms Stance Against Software Patents

BigGerman if you define "reaffirm" .. (197 comments)

..as "we give up and will participate in doing evil", then yes.

more than 3 years ago
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Java Creator James Gosling Hired At Google

BigGerman Did they ask him.. (229 comments)

.. to reverse a String during the interview? ;-) Seriously, Google needs to stop hiring ivory tower theoreticians and get some "normal" devs to clean up their act.

more than 3 years ago
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"Mythical Man-Month" Supposedly Busted By MIT Startup

BigGerman Re:Totally misses the point (231 comments)

8 women not 9. It is a stretch goal.

more than 4 years ago
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Quake 3 For Android

BigGerman Re:I wonder how fast... (137 comments)

you are right Java sucks. Oh, maybe for running of thousands of enterprise apps all over the world?

more than 4 years ago
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Why Oracle Can't Easily Kill PostgreSQL

BigGerman Re:Widenius please move on... (279 comments)

I think his statement is sort of Freudian admission that Oracle already did the same to MySQL (acting via Sun as proxy)

more than 4 years ago
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Corporations Now Have a Right To "Personal Privacy"

BigGerman I am confused (371 comments)

I thought the dark times of corporate rule were over and we are now under the enlightment reign of people champion Obama?

about 5 years ago
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According to Linus, Linux Is "Bloated"

BigGerman just sign of his maturuty as professional (639 comments)

at some point, one starts taking more pleasure from hacking stuff off a project rather than from adding it in

more than 5 years ago
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Swarms of Solar Powered Microbots On the Way

BigGerman Re:the swarm is comming (119 comments)

Prey was about how stupid middle management is ;-)

more than 5 years ago
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Windows 7 Hits RTM At Build 7600.16385

BigGerman Torrent link or.. (341 comments)

.. it did not happen. ;-)

more than 5 years ago
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Doctorow Says Google & Amazon Stifle Progress

BigGerman Interesting thing - this is not only about music (162 comments)

.. and similar. This is also true about _any_ kind of creative work n the current situation. Consider creative works and "intellectual property" produced by coders. Same exact thing and same gatekeepers.

more than 5 years ago
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Why a Hard Disk Is a Better Bargain Than an SSD

BigGerman Re:Understatement (403 comments)

That is nothing: /dev/mapper/volgroup-myth 2.1T 1.5T 506G 75% /mnt/myth /dev/mapper/volgroup-bigdata 2.8T 1.7T 1.1T 63% /mnt/bigdata xxxx@homeserver: $

more than 5 years ago

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