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Switching Game Engines Halfway Through Development

El_Muerte_TDS Re:I have a true question. (127 comments)

UnrealEngine gives you complete source access. You can do whatever you want to the engine. If you want to spend a lot of time on access to the raw data at the lowest level instead of game design, then you can do so.

about two weeks ago
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On Forgetting the Facts: Questions From the EU For Google, Other Search Engines

El_Muerte_TDS Re:Slippery Slope (186 comments)

But no information is being removed, just the search results to that information are removed.

about a month ago
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New SSL Server Rules Go Into Effect Nov. 1

El_Muerte_TDS Re:Why? (92 comments)

Because of money.

about a month ago
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Man Booted From Southwest Flight and Threatened With Arrest After Critical Tweet

El_Muerte_TDS Re:LOL, (928 comments)

Glory to Arstotzka

about a month ago
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Google To Stop Describing Games With In-App Purchases As 'Free'

El_Muerte_TDS Re:Really people? (139 comments)

Irrelevant, and bullshit.

Bullshit, because it is free as in speech. Maybe not gratis as in beer.
Irrelevant, because if a donor makes it gratis for everybody it is still gratis.

about a month and a half ago
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TrueCrypt Author Claims That Forking Is Impossible

El_Muerte_TDS Re:What whas the problem in the first place? (250 comments)

Not secure in what context? Not secure to stop the NSA? Not secure to stop the average hacker? Not secure to prevent company property from being exposed to the public when a laptop is lost?

about 2 months ago
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Linus Torvalds Receives IEEE Computer Pioneer Award

El_Muerte_TDS Re:Git? (141 comments)

Besides Git we have Mercurial and Bazaar. All born around the same time so solve the same problem.

about 4 months ago
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American Judge Claims Jurisdiction Over Data Stored In Other Countries

El_Muerte_TDS Re:No jurisdiction (226 comments)

Except that the Microsoft servers in Ireland are owned by a different legal entity, Microsoft Ireland (or something), and not the US Microsoft.
It works for taxes... so it must work for other government thingies, right?

about 4 months ago
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I expect to retire ...

El_Muerte_TDS Software developer (341 comments)

What am I'm going to do after I retire? Go fishing? I will probably continue developing software, because that's much more fun.

about 4 months ago
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First Glow-In-the-Dark Road Debuts In Netherlands

El_Muerte_TDS Re:eight hours isn't very long (187 comments)

Won't the lights of the cars passing by charge the lines a bit and thus extend the duration?

about 5 months ago
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AWS Urges Devs To Scrub Secret Keys From GitHub

El_Muerte_TDS Nice job obfuscating the key (109 comments)

When posting screenshots containing secret keys, just remove a large part of it. Don't use blur or swirl like filters, these can be reversed quite well.

The blurred key posted by itnews is pretty much reversible with the naked eye.

about 5 months ago
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In the Unverified Digital World, Are Journalists and Bloggers Equal?

El_Muerte_TDS Re:Betteridge's Law in effect... (Answer = No) (156 comments)

It's more rule than exception that the quality of the professional is on the same level of the amateur. Both in "journalism" and "software development".

about 5 months ago
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Facebook's Face Identification Project Is Accurate 97.25% of the Time

El_Muerte_TDS Re:Privacy nutjobs take note (149 comments)

I don't have a facebook account. So how I can disable the option of my face being recognized and tagged by facebook in pictures uploaded by others?

about 5 months ago
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Transformer-Style Scooter Lets You Ride Your Briefcase To Work

El_Muerte_TDS Briefcase!? (102 comments)

Really... it's 2014. A Briefcase?!

about 6 months ago
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Confirmed: Earth's Oldest Rock In Australia

El_Muerte_TDS Obviously (74 comments)

The old stuff is always at the bottom of a pile.

about 6 months ago
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Can Wolfram Alpha Tell Which Team Will Win the Super Bowl?

El_Muerte_TDS No (126 comments)

Of course not. This is just as stupid as asking if you could calculate somebody's phone number.

about 7 months ago

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