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Anonymous' Airchat Aim: Communication Without Need For Phone Or Internet

ElectraFlarefire And on many bands.. (46 comments)

Try doing this on the HAM bands and you'll have a bunch of Radio Amateurs tracking your location and reporting you in to ACMA/FCC/Whatever the UK has.
Encryption is explicitly excluded in the regs. Doing so will actually have people tracking your location and gathering logs on what they find.

41 minutes ago
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Heartbleed Pricetag To Top $500 Million?

ElectraFlarefire Your bank balance! (80 comments)

If your not careful and change your passwords, it could cost you personally everything you have!

And I think the corporate number is rather low. But the exact figure is going to be rather nebulous and hard to define as these things always are.

2 days ago
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The Best Parking Apps You've Never Heard Of and Why You Haven't

ElectraFlarefire Bicycle! And motorcycle. (163 comments)

Because when I have to go somewhere that parking is tricky, I'm always on two wheels. And there's always somewhere to park it.
Plus it's often quicker in busy cities, cheaper, gets you fit(If you don't have an engine) and above all, is fun!

about two weeks ago
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Land Rover Demos "Transparent Hood"

ElectraFlarefire Transparent Bonnet (172 comments)

Not even Land Rover call it a 'Hood'.. That's an American thing.
It's British (Or at least, traditionally) car, at least keep the name right!
(It's called that in the video.)

about two weeks ago
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UK and Germany To Collaborate On 5G

ElectraFlarefire Not fast forward. (82 comments)

I shall dub this network "The world barely keeping up with demand."

Still. Good to see stuff ready for when it's needed.

about a month and a half ago
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It's True: Some People Just Don't Like Music

ElectraFlarefire Re:HEY (268 comments)

It has a -1 because I made a stupid mistake in one post a few weeks back and got punished for it.
I also scored in the low 20's and mid 10's. I'm glad to see studies that I can point at friends who don't understand why I'm not 'into' music.
I'm sick of 'You just haven't found what you like'.

about a month and a half ago
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It's True: Some People Just Don't Like Music

ElectraFlarefire Re:HEY (268 comments)

I don't enjoy music.. It sets background and rithym for words but the music it'self does very little for me.
I don't buy or listen to it day to day and I feel no worse off if I never encounter it.. And while Disney style movies are fun, they are fun for the words in the songs.. Not the music..
While I was growing up I listened to some music, for example, Weird Al that was good because of the words, but now that's not enough to have me listen to him.
And my best friends are all /heavily/ into music of all eras.. And while I can appreciate it on a technical level, the music it'self does very little for me.
Oh.. And I also /cannot/ have it playing while I'm trying to do anything as it completely screws up my mental processes.. It's just disruptive..

about a month and a half ago
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Ask Slashdot: What Software Can You Not Live Without?

ElectraFlarefire Linux Spoils Me. (531 comments)

On a standard Debian/Ununtu Desktop install?
After fixing up my window manager, web/email/etc, very little needs to be installed..
Everything else is 'nice to have' tools. And custom scripts/settings.

about 2 months ago
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Inside Boeing's New Self-Destructing Smartphone

ElectraFlarefire Alternatively (162 comments)

You could just get a Nexus, fill it's insides with epoxy, install Cyanogenmod, use whole disk encryption and some sort of 'erase data after failed attempt to decrypt'.
Or just, youknow, not have anything on your phone worth stealing..

about 2 months ago
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The Ultimate Hopes For the New Cosmos Series

ElectraFlarefire Re:Under a rock..or outside the US (183 comments)

Also never heard of it.. Turns out many of us avoid advertising and stay away from 'entertainment' news and are no less off because of this. Plus not living in the us.

about 2 months ago
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20,000 Customers Have Pre-Ordered Over $2,000,000 of Soylent

ElectraFlarefire Re:Somebody wasn't paying attention (543 comments)

Only Soylent Green is people..
There was also a Soylent Red and.. I don't remember the others..
Soylent Green was just a different and new one!

It gives the marketing of this product some room to grow.. Different 'Soylent's that taste or are different in some ways.
I want Soylent Brown.. A tasty coffee/chocolate breakfast version! High in caffeine!

about 3 months ago
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Fighting the Flu May Hurt Those Around You

ElectraFlarefire Human nature (351 comments)

Like this will make any real difference..
People will do, as a whole, what they can to improve their own lives, regardless of some ethereal suffering of others.

It is however good to know because it'll help develop ways of dealing with this problem.

about 3 months ago
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Ball Lightning Caught On Video and Spectrograph

ElectraFlarefire Soon on eBay. (120 comments)

Now that they have been caught on video.. I wonder how long until they'll capture one fully..
And how long until you'll be able to buy knock off ones on eBay..

about 3 months ago
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Stop Trying To 'Innovate' Keyboards, You're Just Making Them Worse

ElectraFlarefire I demand my UNIX! (459 comments)

Move the Control(Ctrl) key back to it's rightfull place where CapsLock is on most keyboards..
And make the 'Windows' key into a Meta key and I'll be happy with the basic layout.

about 3 months ago
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Chrome Is the New C Runtime

ElectraFlarefire Re:Jesus Slashdot (196 comments)

Where are my mod points! I want go give! Mod it up!
Just because the words where wrong doesn’t mean the reactions weren't.

about 3 months ago
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Chrome Is the New C Runtime

ElectraFlarefire Re:Plugins. (196 comments)

I must admit I skimmed very quickly indeed and seem to have missed several things.
The 'Chrome Apps' thing has just been causing me problems trying to use Google products on no-blessed platforms and I reacted without thinking.
Sorry.

about 3 months ago
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Chrome Is the New C Runtime

ElectraFlarefire Plugins. (196 comments)

So Google.. the company that made such a huge thing out of HTML5 and how they hated flash and wanted to do away with plugins..
Have now made their own plugins? That only works in their own browser.. But don't worry! They own it, and they say it's the best, so it's apparently quite all right...
"The more things change, the more they stay the same." I think is the line.

about 3 months ago
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Bizarre Six-Tailed Asteroid Dumbfounds Scientists

ElectraFlarefire Fox Comet! (134 comments)

Space Kitsune!
Off to earn it's last three tails.

about 6 months ago
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Come Try Out Slashdot's New Design (In Beta)

ElectraFlarefire Ewww! (1191 comments)

What's wirth the G+ style 'magic bar that comes and goes at the top as you tr and scroll' thing? That's damned annoying..
The pretty graphics, I can put up with.. Heck, I can even put up with the pictures..
I /cannot/ put up with the few lines of text and 'Read more!' button that on this site doesn't even do a Javascript 'drop down and show the rest' thing.

But most of all, I hate that the text now takes up about a third of the screen, the rest either being blank or with HUGE sidebars full of stuff I don't care about..
Everyone who isn't on a phone has a fairly wide screen.. Some very wide indeed..
If your on a tablet, it tends to be quite wide too..
So what's with all this blank space, big text and graphics over text?

Seems alright for a mobile site.. But not for your main one! I really hope the new design will allow users to use the full width of their screen...

about 7 months ago
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Google Betting Its Google+ Systems Know What's Best For You

ElectraFlarefire Re:Meh-and-a-half. (109 comments)

The current version is all but unusable on a 1.6ghz Atom netbook and grinds my current also Atom desktop machine.. It's go so many bars that vanish and show up, uses so much CPU that typing pegs the system and uses so much realestate that there's less than a quarter of the whole screen for content.. And so much clicking to access things(When things are not automaticly popping up because my cursor strayed somewere).

Their search engine is great, but G+.. well.. Just because it now mattches the Android/iOS App /dosen't make it a automaticly good thing/.

Go back to your sleek, efficent, neat ways, Google! That's why we loved you!

about a year ago

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Hello!

ElectraFlarefire ElectraFlarefire writes  |  more than 10 years ago

Nothing much to say. "Hello" to all those who read this, not that I think there will be any. :)

If you do find this, leave a coment just so there is proof.

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