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ATT to Cap DSL/U-Verse, Impose Overage Fees

Doug52392 First post! (1 comments)

Fuck yeah, fi

more than 3 years ago
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UVB-76 Explained

Doug52392 Re:Crowdsourced intelligence (222 comments)

You don't even need a shortwave radio to listen in anymore. There are dozens of shortwave radios hooked up to web servers located all over the world running WebSDR, allowing anyone with an Internet connection and little to no knowledge of radios to hear this kind of stuff.

about 4 years ago
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Feds and Hollywood Seize Domains of Movie Pirates

Doug52392 ICE? Seriously? (181 comments)

If you ask me, ICE should be securing America's borders, not being the Internet Police.

more than 4 years ago
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What Scientists Really Think About Religion

Doug52392 Science answers how. (1123 comments)

But there are those questions which are impossible to answer even with cutting edge science, which is where religion comes in: to answer the "why."

more than 4 years ago
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Best Solutions For Massive Home Hard Drive Storage?

Doug52392 The Delete key (609 comments)

Do you really need to save all those Blu-ray rips of the latest Hollywood blockbusters? Just delete them after you watch them. That way you'll have plenty of room for all those raw uncompressed video.

more than 4 years ago
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Five Years of YouTube and Forced Evolution

Doug52392 They need to fix the site first. (329 comments)

What use would HTML5 have if Google insists on streaming crystal-clear high-definition unskippable ads to me in a few seconds, but streams the video to me bit-by-bit to the point where it takes five minutes to watch a one minute HD video.

more than 4 years ago
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Designing the Computer UIs In Movies

Doug52392 Re:To tell a story quickly..... (371 comments)

In the film "Out of Time" (a film about a cop, played by Denzel Washington, whose secret girlfriend shows up dead, and the cop keeps his affair with her a secret until he can figure out who "killed" her), there is a scene where Denzel's character has to alter his "dead" lover's phone records to keep his affair with her a secret, so he snatches the records from the fax machine before anyone notices, scans them into his Windows 2000 PC, and uses some low-tech imaging program to delete each of his phone numbers from the list, then sends the altered phone records to the fax machine, all while his partner is on the phone with the phone company getting them to re-fax the records.

His PC ran Windows 2000 with no fancy graphics, and even had a slowly moving progress bar.

more than 4 years ago
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Russian Whistleblower Cop Arrested

Doug52392 In Soviet Russia... (199 comments)

In Soviet Russia, police corrupt you!

more than 4 years ago
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Half of Google News Users Browse But Don't Click

Doug52392 Journalistic writing styles provide all the info. (237 comments)

Journalists use a writing style that provides a bulk of the information towards the beginning of the article. This report is akin to someone who picks up a newspaper while, for instance, waiting in line at a supermarket, skims over the headlines, but doesn't purchase the paper.

more than 4 years ago
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What Tools Do FLOSS Developers Need?

Doug52392 A better acronym. (310 comments)

"FLOSS" sounds like what I use to clean my teeth.

more than 4 years ago
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CBS Refuses To Preserve Jack Benny Footage

Doug52392 Who? (323 comments)

Who the fuck is Jack Benny, and why the fuck should I care that CBS has committed the atrocity of refusing to "preserve" his films?

more than 4 years ago
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YouTube Revamp Imminent?

Doug52392 Re:Stop being basement nerds (297 comments)

The sad thing is, what the fuck are you going to watch with your fancy HTML5-compliant capitalist copyright Nazi video "sharing" site we call YouTube? The only actual "user-generated" content on that garbage site consists of one-minute "vlogs" from idiots who think they're cool because they say "fuck" "gay" and "faggot" after every word.

more than 4 years ago
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YouTube Revamp Imminent?

Doug52392 Re:DMCA Reform (297 comments)

Start sending fake DMCA notices? If no one thinks its a problem except a bunch of basement-dwelling nerds, the problem won't go away until someone shows the braindead masses who browse youTube that there is a problem.

more than 4 years ago
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Airport Scanners Can Store and Transmit Images

Doug52392 Re:Dignity is an essential human right. (350 comments)

When some idiot blows his dick off (quite literally), we have proven that we cannot have nice things like air travel, and proven that we need more surveillance and shit.

more than 4 years ago
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USGS Develops Twitter-Based Earthquake Detection

Doug52392 Faking the next San Fransisco earthquake, anyone? (95 comments)

This is a really bad idea because Twitter can so easily be utilized to spread misinformation. Look at all the "x is dead!!!!!!!!!!!!" shit that happens with celebrities.

more than 4 years ago
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$25,000 of Communications Gear In a $500 Car

Doug52392 BREAKING NEWS! (215 comments)

Man receives $25,000 hospital bill following a car crash in a $500 car! Details at '11!

more than 3 years ago

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UVB-76 broadcasts new voice message.

Doug52392 Doug52392 writes  |  about 4 years ago

Doug52392 (1094585) writes "Following days of increased activity, the Russian numbers station UVB-76 has sent out a new voice transmission.

The transmission, sent out on August 23, 2010 at 9:35AM PST, recited the following in Russian:

"UVB-76, UVB-76 — 93 882 naimina 74 14 35 74 — 9 3 8 8 2 nikolai, anna, ivan, michail, ivan, nikolai, anna, 7, 4, 1, 4, 3, 5, 7, 4"

The station, believed to be a part of the former Soviet Union's dead man's switch system, has been continually broadcasting for over twenty years, and its purpose has never been fully explained."

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Microsoft COFEE Leaked

Doug52392 Doug52392 writes  |  more than 4 years ago

Doug52392 (1094585) writes "The Microsoft Computer Online Forensic Evidence Extractor (COFEE) has been leaked onto the Internet today, Gizmodo reports.

COFEE, a tool created by Microsoft, was designed to be used by police and law enforcement officials to quickly and easily pull data off of Windows-based computers while bypassing all security features on the PCs. The tool was released to INTERPOL several months ago as a demo of Microsoft's work."

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13 year old corrects NASA's asteroid figures.

Doug52392 Doug52392 writes  |  more than 6 years ago

Doug52392 (1094585) writes "A physics website is running this story that reports that a 13 year old German schoolboy corrected NASA's estimate on when an asteroid could hit Earth.

Nico Marquardt used telescopic findings from the Institute of Astrophysics in Potsdam (AIP) to calculate that there was a 1 in 450 chance that the Apophis asteroid will collide with Earth, the Potsdamer Neuerster Nachrichten reported.

NASA had previously estimated the chances at only 1 in 45,000 but told its sister organization, the European Space Agency (ESA), that the young whizzkid had got it right.

The 13-year old made his discovery as part of a regional science competition for which he submitted a project entitled: "Apophis — The Killer Astroid.""

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Jack Thompson blaming NIU shooting on video games

Doug52392 Doug52392 writes  |  more than 6 years ago

Doug52392 (1094585) writes "Jack Thompson is at it again, blaming video games like Counter-Strike for the recent shooting at Northern Illinois University. Not surprisingly, this was during an interview on Fox News. They even called him a "campus shooting expert"! Why must this idiot jump up and insult the people who were hurt or even killed in these kids of violence and use these tragedies to put out is own screwed up agenda?"
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NBA star Gilbert Arenas cheating on Halo 3

Doug52392 Doug52392 writes  |  more than 6 years ago

Doug52392 writes " The Washington Post is reporting today in a blog post that NBA star Gilbert Arenas was caught cheating while playing Halo 3 on Xbox Live. The scandal was noticed by a user at bungie.net who posted a thread about the possible cheating on the Halo 3 forums. Just by looking at his Halo 3 records you can tell he was odiously cheating, he hardly ever falls below 3rd place. He released the gamertag he was using to cheat on his personal blog, confirming that the gamertag used indeed belongs to him."
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