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Scientists Find Traces of Sea Plankton On ISS Surface

FatdogHaiku Re: But is it really plankton? (116 comments)

Or anti-gravity plankton! Maybe it's trying to get off the earth and we caught some of it like a bug on the windshield...

2 days ago

Feds: Red Light Camera Firm Paid For Chicago Official's Car, Condo

FatdogHaiku Re:Pretty obvious (115 comments)

Is it ironic that moral fiber has become irregular?

3 days ago

Fukushima's Biological Legacy

FatdogHaiku Re:I for one welcome our (116 comments)

beautiful blood sucking butterflies.

How cool would that be? A butterfly lands on a bird and suddenly the bird goes flat like an empty balloon! The butterfly belches and has a hard time taking off...

5 days ago

Bezos-Owned Washington Post Embeds Amazon Buy-It-Now Buttons Mid-sentence

FatdogHaiku Re:It's not going to work (134 comments)

There is no coming back from a reputation as an ad whore.

Unless of course you are actually advertising prostitution...
in which case being "an ad whore" is exactly what you were shooting for!

5 days ago

Email Is Not Going Anywhere

FatdogHaiku Re:serious confusion by the author (235 comments)

Right, because people understand and care about that.

So much that they've flocked by the billions to closed, centralized platforms.

Here's the thought process of most internet users: "Are all my friends doing it?" "Does it have cute pictures of kittens?" YES -> Click on it.

"Open", "decentralized", or "user controlled" don't enter into it at all.

But I for one will not use something that is "Closed", "centralized", or "kitten controlled"!

5 days ago

Reversible Type-C USB Connector Ready For Production

FatdogHaiku Re:Government selection of connector technoglogy. (191 comments)

It was a great idea for the EU to legislate "One True Connection", because we now have "One True Connection" rather than eleventy-billion connectors, soon to be eleventy-billion-and-one connectors.

I only need to connect my 'phone to charge it. I really don't give a shit if it's Micro, C-type, Mini or Purple Dildo shaped.

All you need is one of these puppies:
Also, if you have the Purple Dildo shaped connector and try to pass through airport security screening, you may have an interesting afternoon...

about two weeks ago

Point-and-Shoot: TrackingPoint's New Linux-Controlled AR-15s

FatdogHaiku Re:Now do that with an AA-12 (218 comments)

Right but you wouldnt compare the accuracy of an M1A1 to the accuracy of an infantry rifle.

Well, if you are 2,500 meters away please shot at me with an infantry rifle...

about two weeks ago

Google Is Backing a New $300 Million High-Speed Internet Trans-Pacific Cable

FatdogHaiku Re:Big Challenge (135 comments)

I'm not sure if I'd rather have the NSA spying on my or China trying to steal my intellectual property.

I don't believe this is an either/or situation.

And if you're not sure what that means, Google "double penetration"... but maybe not at work.
Then again, with Google in the mix it will be "triple penetration"...
bottom line is everyone will have your data and you will be screwed, like now but faster!

about two weeks ago

Google Will Give a Search Edge To Websites That Use Encryption

FatdogHaiku Re:Great step! (148 comments)

But I've GOT crap for an ISP!

about two weeks ago

Google Will Give a Search Edge To Websites That Use Encryption

FatdogHaiku Re:Great step! (148 comments)

Down in the boondocks
Down in the boondocks
People put me down 'cause that's the side of town I was born in

I love games, love to stream HD.
But I crap for an ISP!
Lord have mercy on a boy from down in the boondocks

Every night I will watch the light from the house upon the hill
They got 40megs a second in the whole damn place and it gives me such a thrill
But I don't dare knock on their door,
'cause I hacked their Master Card last year
So I'll just have to be content
To leach whenever I get near
Apologies to Joe South.

about two weeks ago

2D To 3D Object Manipulation Software Lends Depth to Photographs

FatdogHaiku Re:Carnegie Melloned (76 comments)

So, she would be a Carnegie Mellon Baller?

about two weeks ago

Skype Blocks Customers Using OS-X 10.5.x and Earlier

FatdogHaiku Re:Microsoft (267 comments)

peer to peer
noun to verb...

about two weeks ago

EFF: US Gov't Bid To Alter Court Record in Jewel v. NSA

FatdogHaiku Re:So What's New? (78 comments)

All this time I was thinking it's "The Just Us League"...

about two weeks ago

Robotic Suit Gives Shipyard Workers Super Strength

FatdogHaiku Re:Only geeks... (125 comments)

So what I'm curious to see is how people handle moving with heavy weights, without feeling the heavy weights. Spinning around could be potentially dangerous, and dropping items could be devastating if someone were to forget the true weight of the item they held.

Now let's all say it together...:
We can work all that out in the software!
Note to testing and QC departments:
We will not be standing nearby while we work this out in software...

about two weeks ago

How Google Handles 'Right To Be Forgotten' Requests

FatdogHaiku Re:Farting awesomeness of skin (135 comments)

It lemon the favrite of my smart butt in the wing of a perks the dust on slime accumulate girth.

Oh Really?
Well, Snot dogs softly waffle lizard skinned laundry ladies!

about three weeks ago

Why TiVo's Founders Crashed and Burned With Qplay

FatdogHaiku Re:Nothing went "wrong" (50 comments)

He just got really lucky the first time.

Trying to predict what people want is impossible outside of the basics of life:food, water, shelter, ....

I think sex would make a good growth industry...

about three weeks ago



Hacked India Microsoft site stored user data as plain text

FatdogHaiku FatdogHaiku writes  |  more than 2 years ago

FatdogHaiku writes "Microsoft Store India site has been compromised by EvilShadow, a Chinese group yesterday. The hackers defaced the site and linked their blog along with email id.

Microsoft took this situation very seriously and put the site down for now, the hackers placed a picture of the Guy Fawkes mask that is often used by Anonymous hacker group who are known for their high profile hacking activities.

Many sources claim that hackers had access to the database and a list of usernames and passwords have been released. But the shame is that Microsoft saved user accounts password in plain text format.

Today Microsoft has sent email to users, requesting to change their passwords immediately."

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Service Pack or Die

FatdogHaiku FatdogHaiku writes  |  more than 4 years ago

FatdogHaiku (978357) writes "Well, it's time to belly up to the service pack bar or kiss your security updates goodbye. Microsoft is telling visitors that support for Windows Vista without any service packs will end on April 13, 2010. Support for Windows XP with Service Pack 2 (SP2) will end on July 13, 2010. I find it interesting that this message was delivered to a Win 7 box making an XP command line reference inquiry."
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New, Improved BSOD

FatdogHaiku FatdogHaiku writes  |  more than 4 years ago

FatdogHaiku (978357) writes "Software firm Prevx says that millions of Windows users may be affected by a "Black Screen of Death" issue that may have multiple causes. A spokesperson for Microsoft has stated that this did "not match any known issues". Same old song with a new color scheme? PCWorld has more details of the scope and nature of the problem."
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