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Scientists Optimistic About Getting a Mammoth Genome Complete Enough To Clone

Deliveranc3 Too bad about burning all the oil (187 comments)

Guess we could have resurrected those cute fuzzy (green?) lizzards!

about a month ago
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US Intelligence Unit Launches $50k Speech Recognition Competition

Deliveranc3 This is horrific (62 comments)

Course we'll have a list of entrants! And that is probably a good thing!

Where do people who would do this come from? Is it child abuse?

about a month ago
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NYC To Replace Most of Its Payphones With Free Gigabit WiFi In 2015

Deliveranc3 Canadian Free Voip Forever Available Now (106 comments)

Zekebaker@gmail.com Or just use Freephoneline. The point is to break the monopolies. I do review Chinese phones and can offer an excellent deal on great hardware if you purchase through me. And yes it will work forever with no bill, been using it for about 11 years now.

about a month ago
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For Some Would-Be Google Glass Buyers and Devs, Delays May Mean Giving Up

Deliveranc3 This is an opportunity for google (154 comments)

To centralize things like push update APIs. So they're less resource intensive. Security, should be the best available. And a streaming interface, for high bandwidth apps. All of which needs to be done before it gets released to the open source community. Since it's all audio it could use very little bandwidth, less than 24kbps. I think it's a bad idea and I'd never use one, for trust issues, but google seems to be pretty good at OS design (Android, not chrome) and as a VOIP hardware provider ForeverPhone (only in Canada, sorry) I love being able to provide Android phones with custom Roms.

about a month ago
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Ask Slashdot: Best Phone Apps?

Deliveranc3 Android VOIP SIP client?? (167 comments)

Is there an app that starts up properly with the phone, that's open source. Video calling and Open Source, popular encryption modules preferred.

about 4 months ago
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Ask Slashdot: Best Phone Apps?

Deliveranc3 Call Recorder to Ogg or MP3 with Encryption (167 comments)

Sound recorder closes, and doesn't save the file quite often. Making it incredibly unreliable. I used to use Vrecorder, but the new version doesn't work well and it doesn't encrypt the files properly.

Open source better of course,

about 4 months ago
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Comcast Drops Spurious Fees When Customer Reveals Recording

Deliveranc3 Recommend the original VRecorder (368 comments)

New apps are broken. One with auto encrypt would be better though. Anyone got one that records to ogg or mp3 and has ecryption?

about 4 months ago
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Amazon's eBook Math

Deliveranc3 Um, what does the publisher do? (306 comments)

Maybe the agreement should be 70% (seems low anyway, BT is free!) for the Author and Publisher and 30% for Amazon (so when it's inevitably decided publishers aren't vital in Ebooks we don't have to go through this again!).

about 5 months ago
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Researchers Design Bot To Conduct National Security Clearance Interviews

Deliveranc3 SnowCrash (102 comments)

And it was soul destroying. Why not just use bots instead of employees? You're serving corporations whose three ring binder mentality is essentially robotlike? But the thing is... robots don't really care! So you could just save yourself a lot of bother by not doing any of it!

about 5 months ago
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Ask Slashdot: SIM-Card Solutions In North America?

Deliveranc3 Freephoneline (146 comments)

Get Freephoneline. Pick up a sim with Data.

about 6 months ago
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Apple's Revenge: iMessage Might Eat Your Texts If You Switch To Android

Deliveranc3 Can't believe simple text over the net is broken (415 comments)

I have a feeling we should revert to one of the original standards, in the spirit of Bitcoin (it pays to be first). Therefore the options are ICQ, or a MIRC variant. Jabber is obviously a good modern choice if ICQ isn't used. Why ICQ? Because it let's you send messages when the user is offline and they receive them when the user comes online. P2P would be a viable alternative too!

about 7 months ago
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MtGox Files For Bankruptcy Protection

Deliveranc3 Re:It is a pyramid game (465 comments)

No you trust that things will continue as they are ^x. Since they have for a long time.

You're at a computer! And if you're on Slashdot probably more than 8 hours a day!

about 10 months ago
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MtGox Files For Bankruptcy Protection

Deliveranc3 Re:It is a pyramid game (465 comments)

I just checked Tiger Direct, no way to pay with BTC that I can see. Link?

I think bitcoin will succeed like email!

about 10 months ago
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Is the West Building Its Own Iron Curtain?

Deliveranc3 Ghandhi Jesus impersonator from Canada shackled (337 comments)

Just got deported from Panama for challenging their gender politics during an election, fortunately I didn't challenge any of their other fundamental failings. They were very upset the men I riled up killed several women which I knew nothing about. I was there to meet a non-vocal indigenous tribe, very un prime directive but entirely my fault.

Anyway something that felt a lot like the hand of government came down and scooped me up and put me custody. I can take questions at deliverancelev 4 2 hotmail dot com. And will be writing a book on it over the next few days if you'd like to hear about it. Check out information regarding Bocas Del Torro and Changinola revolution over the last 5 days. My revolution wouldn't have been violent but I was too locked up to help.

about a year ago
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Private Mars One Mission Contracts Lockheed For Exploratory Mission

Deliveranc3 GM Tree! (35 comments)

Put a tree up there! And a webcam! I will totally use it as my background!

1 year,11 days
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Nintendo Announces $99 Wii Mini For US Release

Deliveranc3 Attack on the Ouya? (147 comments)

I bet the Ouya is doing very well in Japan.

Home of development, keen on lots of games, and several of it's launch titles have an anime styling.

about a year ago
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Microsoft To Can Skype API; Third-Party Products Will Not Work

Deliveranc3 Re:And nothing of value was lost... (330 comments)

Have you tried Nimbuzz, it's European. It supported, ICQ, MSN, Skype, Facebook, GTALK(Jabber), IRC, (Love to see SIP support) and offered outgoing calls. It was pretty amazing, then the other players attacked it.

Still good, works Windows, Linux, and is available for Android (probably iPhone). Hope it works out for everyone.

It's sadly not open source ATMM.

about a year ago
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Ask Slashdot: Where Are the Complete Hosting Providers?

Deliveranc3 Re:Moar tin foil! (178 comments)

"I have gotten incredibly sick of the tin foil hat brigade putting the NSA into every one of their conspiracy theories"

Like spying on foreign governments? Germany doesn't even have an army!

The article came out today and it's passe?

People are pissed because they realize that if there are no terrorist attacks, the budget will go up and surveillance will get worse and if there are the same thing will happen. They're absolutely pissed that these guys are selling anti-tiger rocks in South America, with their tax money which makes them complicit and then going out and pissing off the rest of the world.

We're nowhere near a solution. So it's relevant and good to talk about and important, and you're boring.

about a year ago
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Ask Slashdot: Where Are the Complete Hosting Providers?

Deliveranc3 Re:the cloud killed hosting providers (178 comments)

Really so I send your email to, yourname@yourhouse.yourpostalcode? I think there might be an overlap there.

about a year ago
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Is Europa Too Prickly To Land On?

Deliveranc3 Re:Hmmm... (140 comments)

I propose using some kind of contracting ring system to slow the landing decent. Are we trying to study what's there or blow up what's there?!??!?!

Perhaps some kind of retractable hooks or spears? (webs would be AWESOME)... replace the wheels? Just have it haul itself around through the spires?

about a year ago

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Can Slashdot Get Proactive About Lawyers

Deliveranc3 Deliveranc3 writes  |  more than 2 years ago

Deliveranc3 (629997) writes "Slashers complain about "Lawyers" a lot. I'd like to see a Slash moderated story or poll which asked what Legal system Slashdot readers support or idealize. (If it's a poll, may I suggest a The Diamond Age/Confucian option, and a grand arbiter system!).
Maybe do a recursive reference to Slash :) Could you make the comment system go to 10?

Oh, and again I'd like to download ALL my comments. Dunno who to talk to about that. Will pay."
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Gmail Security Vulnerability and Hostile Intent

Deliveranc3 Deliveranc3 writes  |  more than 3 years ago

Deliveranc3 (629997) writes "Gmail stores all previous passwords and forces users to provide new ones. Not only does this produce a list of all passwords you've used (an obvious security risk) but also forces users to continually add new passwords, likely getting an extensive list of all of a person's password. Evil or just stupid?"

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Crappy Lappy

Deliveranc3 Deliveranc3 writes  |  more than 9 years ago Um... I got a compaq Armada 7800 p2 266... 10 Gig HD 384 Ram (Woohoo!)... Anyway this sucker is running Winxp it runs fine but I want Linux (Ubuntu or something with Enlightenment?)...

It has a floppy drive and I have a usb drive (128mb) and a WiFi card (Dlink-G122[supports G])...
I'd rather not remove the HD which is what some people are suggesting... Anyway I want it to dual boot windows(Which I can't really remove since there is no way to get it back on).
So basically I was thinking I'd partition magic it to have about 4-5 gigs free for Linux and install somehow... now here's the thing I don't know how...

I don't know how to get my Laptop to boot from usb key or floppy (Does it do it by default?). I could probably install a one floppy distro but I have no idea how to upgrade to a larger graphical distro.
MSN me at Deliverancelev4@hotmail.com if you're interested in being bothered about it.

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