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The Amazon Rainforest Wants Its TLD Back From

Dresden Sparrow Amazonas (186 comments)

In Brazil this area is referred to as The Amazonas. I imagine in the surrounding Spanish speaking countries as well. That is the one that should be used for whatever boring purposes the government may have in the future.

about a year ago

MySQL Founders Reunite To Form SkySQL

Dresden Sparrow Re:What a relief (215 comments)

Postgres is great. More of a "product" than MySQL. And options/choices are good. So I am glad to see stars align in the open source world. And great name!! I bet it will outclass MySQL in no time!

about a year ago

Microsoft, NYC Marketing Vast Surveillance System To Other Cities

Dresden Sparrow Sorry, but Microsoft? Really? (60 comments)

Seriously! I understand that generally government and police are retarded, but to try to use Microsoft for this is bad news. No skill, bad software, and no scruples. This is a match made is tax dollar waste hell.

about a year and a half ago

MySQL's Creator On Why the Future Belongs To MariaDB

Dresden Sparrow Re:stirring the pot (208 comments)

Agreed! Less of a mess, more of a product.

about a year and a half ago

Could Twitter Have Stopped the Media's Rush To War In Iraq Ten Years Ago?

Dresden Sparrow No, but, well, maybe (456 comments)

Things little Twitter facilitate information and opinion exchange. Things people do naturally, and have always done essentially through talking. But Twitter (and the surrounding technology world) make it happen faster with wider reach. It allows the brain of humanity to become a little bit more "aware".

about a year and a half ago

Microsoft, Partners Probed Over Bribery Claims

Dresden Sparrow stunned (137 comments)

I would be stunned if this did not happen. What about the current Microsoft management and behavior would indicate that they would not pay bribes for business? In fact, is that not pretty much their entire business model at this point?

about a year and a half ago

If I could (or had to) ban texting in one place ...

Dresden Sparrow Pits not laws (417 comments)

A series of strategically placed pits could take care of the walking-texters ...

about a year and a half ago

Google Chrome Getting Audio Indicators To Show You Noisy Tabs

Dresden Sparrow Competition is good (155 comments)

Good to see things get more awesome over time. Good to see good innovation.

about a year and a half ago

Google Chrome Getting Audio Indicators To Show You Noisy Tabs

Dresden Sparrow Excellent! (155 comments)


about a year and a half ago

Linus Torvalds Explodes at Red Hat Developer

Dresden Sparrow I digit (786 comments)

Totally with Linus on this one. Guy is blunt, terse and sans bu!!sh!t. I like it.

about a year and a half ago


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