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Nest Will Now Work With Your Door Locks, Light Bulbs and More

DjReagan Re:Internet of Hype ... (163 comments)

> If you turn the thermostat up too high, you will be likely to start a fire.

Luckily, Nest also make smoke detectors!

about three weeks ago

Britain's GCHQ Attacked Anonymous Supporters With DDoS

DjReagan Re:In other news... (133 comments)

> That's because in the US people are citizens, in the UK they are subjects.

This isn't true for most people in the UK for the last 30 years.
See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/B...

about a year ago

Jury Rules Google Violated Java Copyright, Google Moves For Mistrial

DjReagan Re:With the judge (475 comments)

> I find it unlikely the judge isn't already familiar with it.

In fact, the Judge has already asked Oracle and Google to submit briefs on how they think the EU ruling has bearing on their arguments.

more than 2 years ago

UN Backs Action Against Colonel Gaddafi

DjReagan Re:Gadhafi's military rank (501 comments)

He did. He was only a Captain when he took over the country. He promoted himself to Colonel.

more than 3 years ago

Making Airport Scanners Less Objectionable

DjReagan undo. (681 comments)

If a 6 year old could do it in Photoshop, then the same 6 year old probably could undo it too. Just run the distortion with opposite paramaters (shrink where you stretched, and stretch where you shrank) and you end up with the original image again.

I seem to recall a few years ago, a police agency cracking a child pr0n case by undoing a distortion made on the perpetrator's face in the images.

more than 4 years ago

France Bans Use of 2.0

DjReagan Re:Seriously... (114 comments)

This sort of thing usually happens around once per year. Not as odd as you'd think.

more than 4 years ago

Netcraft Shows Smartech Running Ohio Election Servers

DjReagan Re:Breaking News (688 comments)

The USA's own intelligence isn't good enough for it? Or they didn't bother doing their own legwork?

more than 7 years ago


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