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Hiring Smokers Banned In South Florida City

Drumpig Re:Fat? (1199 comments)

Soon I hope!

about 2 years ago

Linux Forcibly Installed On Congressman's Computer In Act of Terrorism

Drumpig RMS (343 comments)

A witness says they spotted a rather large and unkempt man with a parrot on his shoulder fleeing the scene, he stopped to pick at his feet followed by what appeared to be a quick snack before disappearing out of sight..

about 2 years ago

Global Bacon Shortage 'Unavoidable'

Drumpig I was never... (293 comments)

I was never a big fan of Bacon anyways..

about 2 years ago

Google Killing Off Mini, Video, and iGoogle

Drumpig Re: iGoogle will be missed... maybe (329 comments)

Agreed, iGoogle is my homepage and the first thing I check every morning.

more than 2 years ago

25 Years of IBM's OS/2

Drumpig Good old OS/2.. (342 comments)

I was using OS/2 when I signed up for this /. ID!

more than 2 years ago

Police Investigate Offensive Wi-Fi Network Name

Drumpig Re:You're allowed to Hate Whitey (890 comments)

Jackie Chan is doing pretty well for himself.. Are you going to shoot him in the face?

more than 2 years ago

Do You Really Need a Smart Phone?

Drumpig Yup (851 comments)

Yes I do.

about 2 years ago

In Isk We Trust: the EVE Online IskBank Exposed

Drumpig Re:EVE is terrible. (145 comments)

CCP is terrible.

This is very true.

more than 3 years ago

In Isk We Trust: the EVE Online IskBank Exposed

Drumpig Re:EVE is terrible. (145 comments)

CCP ruined everything.

more than 3 years ago

Facebook Is Down

Drumpig Re:Grow up. (448 comments)

and I'm not sure it's any more useful than a public LDAP server (and in many ways it's less useful, since there's no way to export info from FB, or integrate it with your email client/phone/etc.)

My HTC Android will let me integrate my Facebook contacts and any numbers they list on the info section with my phones contacts, and much more. (pictures, birthdays, events, updates, etc)

more than 3 years ago

The Big Promise of 'Big Data'

Drumpig Re:LiveSQL (78 comments)



about 4 years ago

The 'Net Generation' Isn't

Drumpig Re:Wrong conclusion (435 comments)

That's an awkward age. Old enough for Dial-Up but too young for BBS.

more than 4 years ago

In UK, Computer Science Graduates the Least Employable

Drumpig No high school, great job. (349 comments)

Never finished high school but have a great job as a FE working on critical machines in many different data centers..

Most of the admins I meet that just came out of school are close to useless, they don't learn anything new and just try to pass the blame on to another tech who is even more confused and frustrated. When something breaks most of them will hide and get as far away from the situation as possible.

Before I started working with these people I honestly thought everyone in the business was just like me and was genuinely interested in learning about technology.

Oh well, more job security for me.

more than 4 years ago

A Battle of Wits On the Net's Effect On the Mind

Drumpig Raised by the Internet (218 comments)

I was literally raised by the Internet.

more than 4 years ago

HotelChatter's Annual Hotel Wi-Fi Report 2010

Drumpig Money for wifi? (157 comments)


more than 4 years ago

Microsoft VP Suggests 'Net Tax To Clean Computers

Drumpig Sygate for life. (577 comments)

I'm still running Sygate Firewall... The only protection you will ever need!

more than 4 years ago

Gmail Moves To HTTPS By Default

Drumpig Re:Wait, what? (275 comments)

5. Some ISP's throttle encrypted data.

more than 4 years ago


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