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NASA To Send SpaceX Resupply Capsule To ISS Despite Technical Problems

Dishevel Re:Open the pod bay door HAL (71 comments)

they are Moon people. Not Earth people. Kill em all I say.

2 days ago
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Can the ObamaCare Enrollment Numbers Be Believed?

Dishevel Re:Single Payer (720 comments)

You can be satisfied if you want. The rest of us are not satisfied with the cost to us.

2 days ago
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Can the ObamaCare Enrollment Numbers Be Believed?

Dishevel Re:Single Payer (720 comments)

So Medicare and and the VA are the medical programs you are going to use to show that this will work.

Awesome.

I look forward to this quality of care at such a reasonable price.

4 days ago
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Michael Bloomberg: You Can't Teach a Coal Miner To Code

Dishevel Re:Right! (577 comments)

What are the moral implications of standing near by as someone declares their major to be Law/Poly Sci and not taking action to kill them immediately?

4 days ago
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Seven Habits of Highly Effective Unix Admins

Dishevel Re:Tmux (136 comments)

sodo do

4 days ago
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How Cochlear Implants Are Being Blamed For Killing Deaf Culture

Dishevel Re:Let it die (507 comments)

It is fucked up, but not that hard to understand. The parents want their children to be a part of their world. This is threatened somewhat if the child is not deaf.

4 days ago
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How Cochlear Implants Are Being Blamed For Killing Deaf Culture

Dishevel Re:Let it die (507 comments)

Sadly more common than most people would care to believe. Much more common is the joy when they know their baby is deaf.

4 days ago
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Ask Slashdot: How To Start With Linux In the Workplace?

Dishevel Re:Lol don't (448 comments)

You can cuss all you want. You can ignore it again but inter process communication is very important to many of us. Powershell handles this badly. Powershell is much more suited to being a programming language. I do not want that as a command line replacement. It does not work well. A command line should be able to use programming languages not be one.

My dislike of powershell is not hidden but my conversation in no rose to the level of cruelty. Therefore it does not meet the definition of Vitriolic. Much closer to vitriolic condemnation of ideas has come from your name calling.

That is much like the pot calling the tupperware black.

4 days ago
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Can the ObamaCare Enrollment Numbers Be Believed?

Dishevel Re:Fuck Obamacare (720 comments)

Single payer equals zero competition. You get Social Security office or DMV. Bad service with worse results.

4 days ago
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Ask Slashdot: How To Start With Linux In the Workplace?

Dishevel Re:Lol don't (448 comments)

What is wrong with pipes working to give you power? What is wrong with massive third party app support for command line. I don't get you. I have Windows servers where they work well, Linux servers where they are best and a couple of SCO Unix servers that I can not get rid of. I use Windows servers and am able to get work done on them. Powershell though is unused. Tried it, played with it, worked with it. Hate it.

5 days ago
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Ask Slashdot: How To Start With Linux In the Workplace?

Dishevel Re:Lol don't (448 comments)

IPC sucks in Powershell and you are thinking like a programmer. When you do work on servers you do not need or want a "Proper programming language" you want something that ties your entire system together and allows you to quickly make use of it all. Not just IPC. Linux command line runs cirlces around powershell in IPC (Which to those of us who do work on servers know is very important) the difficulty in starting up stuff in the background and tailing stuff you start up. grep, awk and sed. Then lets ad in the fact that most 3rd party tool in Linux expect to be able to be called in the command line. I have to tell you the ability to pop up a command line and tell GIMP to grab every .png in a specific directory rotate it 90 degrees and resize it to 900x900 then rename the file by appending it with "_900x900" and sticking them all into a new directory, then edit the permissions of the directory itself to allow others to see it, hit enter and move on to something else is pretty fucking useful. And it is soo much more powerful than that. It is not just for administration. Although the linux (everything is a file) system makes this much easier.

5 days ago
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Can the ObamaCare Enrollment Numbers Be Believed?

Dishevel Re:Fuck Obamacare (720 comments)

A large part of that cost is caused by states artificially limiting competition to a few providers in their State. they only let their buddies in and then we get all surprised when with a lack of competition we get bad service at inflated prices.

5 days ago
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Ask Slashdot: How To Start With Linux In the Workplace?

Dishevel Re:Lol don't (448 comments)

Powershell is a joke. When compared to a real command line. Cygwin is better than powershell. My main pet peeve?

Powershell handles pipes stupidly. Really? No inter process communication using pipes?

I run Windows, Linux and even a couple of Unix servers. I do not use powershell, I sure as hell have no use for Cmdlets. If I need to on Windows I will still use batch or WSH. Powershell wants to be a programming language and that want wrecks it as a decent command line. If you think that Powershell is a good replacement for a powerful and flexible Linux command line then it is obvious that you have no idea what can be done with a Linux command line.

5 days ago
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Ask Slashdot: How To Start With Linux In the Workplace?

Dishevel Re:Lol don't (448 comments)

Windows starts to become more useful once you get Cygwin installed on it. Not quite as Good as Linux but it is a start.

5 days ago
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Can the ObamaCare Enrollment Numbers Be Believed?

Dishevel Re:Fuck Obamacare (720 comments)

I am just curious. Why is it that the country that had the best economic climate and great standard of living was the one that did not strap all of its citizens with this shit?

5 days ago
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Can the ObamaCare Enrollment Numbers Be Believed?

Dishevel Re:Fuck Obamacare (720 comments)

I like how you bravely link to the the information that proves that you are full of shit.

That right there takes balls.

Article clearly states that the 1.7 trillion dollar number (Which is not "Trillions") is the GLOBAL military spending.

5 days ago
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How Cochlear Implants Are Being Blamed For Killing Deaf Culture

Dishevel Re:Let it die (507 comments)

It is not nearly as fucked up as watching a deaf couple cry when they realize their child can hear.

The Horror!

5 days ago
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LA Police Officers Suspected of Tampering With Their Monitoring Systems

Dishevel Re:Asinine (322 comments)

When you give someone the power to kill you there comes with it some accountability. These people are entrusted with the ability to rob you of your constitutional rights. A large portion of them currently are more worried about protecting their buddies than protecting the public. So, in short. Fuck their non existent right to privacy while being paid by the public.

about a week ago
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MtGox's "Transaction Malleability" Claim Dismissed By Researchers

Dishevel Re:I blame Beta (92 comments)

Yes. It will continue till those who hate beta pick up and leave. I wonder if the final numbers will hurt Dice?

about a week ago
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An Engineer's Eureka Moment With a GM Flaw

Dishevel Re:Obligatory Fight Club (357 comments)

If you are deeply familiar with the case I would like to know how exactly it is that you can make this statement

The problem is the employer trying to make that choice FOR the employee.

If you had any familiarity with the case then you know that it is only about what the employer wants to pay for. It has nothing to do with what the employee can choose to do. Coming from someone "Deeply familiar" with the case this makes your statement at the very lease "Deeply misleading". You can jump out of perfectly good planes if you want to. I have the right to not pay for it.

about a week ago

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FBI thinks Google is evil, Now.

Dishevel Dishevel writes  |  1 year,10 days

Dishevel (1105119) writes "In a story from Mike at TechDirt.
The last few weeks have been quite interesting in the world of NSLs, however. As we noted, a few weeks ago, a court in California ruled that NSLs were unconstitutional. And, now, it's come out that Google appears to be fighting an NSL, potentially in response to that very ruling. Of course, it appears that this news of Google fighting back wasn't supposed to be public either."
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CNET steps in it again.

Dishevel Dishevel writes  |  about a year ago

Dishevel writes "CNET finally comes clean.
At CES CNET voted that Dish networks "Hopper" would be best of show. Of course CBS, owner of CNET steped in to kill that due to pending litigation over the Hopper.

Well they have finally come clean about it.
Sort of. My favorite part is these two quotes from the editor in chief of CNET Lindsey Turrentine.
First.
"Going forward, I will do everything within my power to prevent this situation from happening again."
Followed by.
"If I had to face this dilemma again, I would not quit. I stand by my team and the years of work they have put into making CNET what it is."
Hmmm
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